The discovery of new drugs is vital to achieving the eradication of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Africa and around the world. Now, researchers have identified traditional Ghanaian medicines which work in the lab against schistosomiasis, onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis, three diseases endemic to Ghana.
https://phys.org/news/2021-01-two-thirds-earth-pace-climate.htmlThe world watched with a sense of dread in 2018 as Cape Town, South Africa, counted down the days until the city would run out of water. The region’s surface reservoirs were going dry amid […]
https://yaleclimateconnections.org/2021/01/solar-powered-battery-packs-offer-cheap-electricity-in-tanzania/In sub-Saharan Africa, over 500 million people live without electricity. For lighting, many of them use kerosene, a fossil fuel that contributes to global warming, emits toxic fumes, and can start dangerous fires. “So we […]
https://www.sportdiver.com/african-oasis-shelters-marine-life-from-rising-water-temperatures?dom=rss-default&src=syn NewsA 150-mile-long-basin formed thousands of years ago by Mount Kilimanjaro off the coast of Africa is a newly-discovered coral refuge. Original Title: African Oasis Shelters Marine Life from Rising Water Temperatures Full Text of […]