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Recognising Rare Diseases – Access And Action

Mobilising stakeholders towards the formulation and eventual adoption of effective rare disease policy to transform patients’ lives The Rare Diseases Access Initiative (RDAI), in association with Rare Diseases South Africa (RDSA), recently brought together an expert panel to discuss the challenges facing those affected by rare diseases in South Africa and to explore possible solutions.  A …

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Nthabiseng Mokoena – Driven By Ambition And Passion For PR

Nthabiseng (Nthabi) Mokoena has just celebrated her first year as Public Relations Manager across Africa for e-hailing platform Bolt. Based in Johannesburg, she engages with the platforms teams and agencies in countries as diverse as Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, the United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, and of course, her home country too. She joined the global …

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Oreokame Sehularo

Give Oreokame, 9, A Chance To Survive And Thrive

Northern Cape based 9-year-old, Oreokame Sehularo, has not led the average life of most young boys his age as he fought through a number of critical medical diagnoses since birth. Oreokame is a fun-loving child who is crazy about jumping castles and birthday parties. Unfortunately, having frequented the hospital for most of his life, his …

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Africa’s Farmers Deserve Choices

By Jemimah Njuki and Elizabeth Nsimadala In a few weeks, the United Nations will host the first international Food Systems Summit. The goal is to create a global movement committed to solving the many dietary, economic and environmental problems linked to the way food is produced, sold and consumed today. Africa, a continent with high rates of poverty and malnutrition that are strongly connected to poorly …

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4 Ways Trade Can Help Ghana Transition to a Circular Plastics Economy

By Clem Ugorji, Lead Advisor, Circularium Africa Advisory, and Colette van der Ven, Founder & Director, TULIP Consulting  Ghana is a fast-growing economy facing a plastics dilemma. Given the material’s favorable characteristics, plastics are a vital resource. It is used as an industrial input; ensures access to safe drinking water; and plays an important social …

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The ARC Model: Proactive Disaster Risk Financing For A More Resilient Africa

By Alison Kentish The world faces multiple crises: climate change, extreme weather events, food security and biodiversity. For African nations, these issues are compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic and epidemic outbreaks that include Rift Valley Fever and Malaria. With 35 African Union Member States as signatories to its establishment Treaty, the African Risk Capacity (ARC) Group …

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Broken Promises: Is Democratic South Africa on the Brink of Being a Failing State?

The following Op-Ed is written by Sherylle Dass, Zimkhitha Mhlahlo & Tsukudu Moroeng of the Legal Resources Centre In 1994, South Africa transitioned from an undemocratic apartheid state into a constitutional democracy governed by a Constitution which holds basic values and principles such as human dignity and equality. The Preamble of the Constitution of the Republic …

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Broken Promises: Is Democratic South Africa on the Brink of Being a Failing State?

The following Op-Ed is written by Sherylle Dass, Zimkhitha Mhlahlo & Tsukudu Moroeng of the Legal Resources Centre In 1994, South Africa transitioned from an undemocratic apartheid state into a constitutional democracy governed by a Constitution which holds basic values and principles such as human dignity and equality. The Preamble of the Constitution of the Republic …

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Amy Addai, Ghanaian Lawyer

Meet British Ghanaian Lawyer Amy Addai-Denteh Making A Difference To Her Community

Meet British Ghanaian Immigration Lawyer Amy Addai-Denteh from London, the hard-working lawyer started her law journey back in Coventry university over 10 years ago. The qualified individual has assisted many clients in achieving excellent results and continues to help resolve complex immigration and family law matters. She has vast experience in the field of Immigration and …

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