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://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 […]
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 […]
http://www.nber.org/papers/w28243#fromrssArid regions of Africa are expanding by thousands of square kilometers a year, potentially disturbing pastoral routes that have been forged over a long period of time. This disturbance is often said to explain why […]