[GFO]The Board of the Global Fund to Fights AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has approved funding in the amount of up to $30.8 million for seven interim applicants in the transition phase of the new funding model (NFM).The Board’s decision was announced on XNovember.
Authorities in Senegal are hoping Tuesday’s Muslim celebration of Grand Magal in the holy city of Touba will not become a spreader event for the coronavirus. Tens of thousands of worshippers have gathered for the main event of the Grand Magal pilgrimage, which pays homage to the founder of the Mouride Brotherhood, Senegal’s most influential religious order. Although the religious celebration is not expected to draw the crowds of […]
At least 100 people were held following violent weekend anti-government protests in the Angolan capital Luanda, a senior government official announced Sunday. Anti-riot police fired tear gas and beat protesters to break up the demonstrations that attracted around 2,000 people. Protesters set up barricades along the roads using skips, boulders, tree trunks and burning tires. […]
The United Nations warned Wednesday that the world is failing in its efforts to eradicate hunger, as 828 million more people had too little to eat in 2021 — 150 million more than before the COVID-19 pandemic struck in 2019.The State of Food Security an…