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Africa’s Largest Healthcare Event Gears Up For A Return To In-Person Business In 2022

With Africa’s economies and health systems beginning to recover from the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, the region’s focus must once again return to meeting the healthcare goals and standards set out in the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals. These include improving maternal care, reducing child mortality rates, and achieving continent-wide UHC coverage. Similarly, to achieve the SDG goals to which African nations have committed – especially Goal 3, which envisions UHC, good health and well-being across all ages by 2030 – Africa will have to prioritise the accessibility, quality and resilience of its healthcare systems going forward.  Despite bearing 25% of

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Tobacco Consumption Slows In The West, Grows In Africa, Say Researchers

By Ignatius Banda Cigarette smuggling has emerged as one of the most lucrative enterprises between Zimbabwe and South Africa, with border authorities seizing contraband worth millions of dollars in recent years. Last month, South African police confiscated cigarettes worth ZAR1,7 million (about USD105,000) from Zimbabwean smugglers who have taken advantage of porous border controls between the two southern African countries for years. In November last year, another Zimbabwean was nabbed as he attempted to smuggle cigarettes worth ZAR30 million (about USD1,850,000) into South Africa, where there is a ready and expanding market for cigarettes. The following month, another Zimbabwean was caught attempting to smuggle cigarettes

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The Convenience Economy

South Africans and the rest of the world have witnessed unexpected hikes in the cost of living, as evidenced by record fuel prices and inflated costs elsewhere. Because many customers are being forced to reconsider

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MzVee – 10Thirty Album Officially Out

By: Senanu Damilola Wemakor Born Vera Hamenoo-Kpeda, highly-acclaimed Ghanaian singer MzVee has officially released her highly-anticipated fifth studio album dubbed ’10Thirty’. The body of work comes as MzVee celebrates 10 years in the music industry

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