Daily Archives: August 12, 2019

Computer Centre Donated by Hengtong Aberdare was Launched in Siqongweni

SUZHOU, China, Aug. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Education, Mr Kwazi Mshengu, officially launches a high-tech computer centre in Siqongweni High School, in Imbali Township, Pietermaritzburg on August 8. The provisions, donated by Hengtong Group Aberdare Cables, was announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa during his visit to the school in January this year. […]

Early Study Results Suggest 2 Ebola Treatments Saving Lives

WASHINGTON – Two of four experimental Ebola drugs being tested in Congo seem to be saving lives, international health authorities announced Monday.The preliminary findings prompted an early halt to a major study on the drugs and a decision to prioritiz…

South Sudan Activists Ramp Up Pressure for Unity Government

JUBA – South Sudan activists on Monday began a campaign to pressure the country’s warring parties to meet a fast-approaching deadline to form a unity government as part of their 2018 peace agreement. The Civil Society Forum, a coalition of more than 10…

Smart Gas Cooking Seeks to Break African Cities’ Dirty Charcoal Habit

BARCELONA – The widespread use of charcoal for cooking in African cities can cause devastating damage to forests up to 300 kilometers away, scientist Sebastian Rodriguez-Sanchez found while working on energy and agriculture issues in West Africa.So in …