Monthly Archives: January 2016

SA receives ALMA Award for curbing malaria

South Africa has been awarded the 2016 African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) Award for Achieving the Malaria Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target.The award was presented on Saturday and received by President Jacob Zuma during the ALMA meeting for...

SOUTH AFRICAN WOMEN’S FOOTBALL TEAM WORK ON FITNESS AHEAD OF OLYMPICS

JOHANNESBURG, Banyana Banyana, South Africa's women's football team, are hard at work in pursuit of improving their fitness levels at the Nike Football Training Centre in Soweto, Johannesburg, in preparation for the Rio Olympic Games in August."We have...

ALGERIAN FM MEETS SOUTH AFRICAN, NIGERIAN COUNTERPARTS

ALGIERS, Jan 27 (NNN-APS) -- Algeria's Minister of State and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Ramtane Lamamra, has held talks with his South African and Nigerian counterparts in Mekele, Ethiopia, where they are attending the ...

New Malaria Test, illumigene® Malaria, Sets a New Gold Standard for Diagnosis

Meridian Bioscience Collaborates With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar to Launch Diagnostic Test up to 80,000 Times More Sensitive Than Current Options CINCINNATI, Jan. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIVO) today announced that it has received the CE Mark for illumigene® Malaria, a novel, highly […]

Powerhive announces completion of $20M financing round to support development of off-grid energy access solutions in emerging markets

BERKELEY, California, Jan. 26, 2016 / PRNewswire / — ­Powerhive, an energy solutions provider for emerging markets announced today that the company has closed a $20M Series A financing round, which will support Powerhive’s expansion into new markets in Africa and the Asia-­Pacific, as well as continued growth in Kenya where the company has operated rural […]