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WHO: 1 in 100 deaths is by suicide, but global rate falling

GENEVA. One in 100 deaths worldwide is by suicide, and while the overall rate is falling, it is rising in…

Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s founding president dies aged 97

LUSAKA, June 17 (Reuters) – Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s founding president who led his country for 27 years and championed Africa’s…

G7 development banks pledge $80 billion for African firms

Top development banks from the world’s richest countries made a landmark joint pledge on Monday to pump $80 billion into…

African Development Bank launches Kangaroo social bond worth $464million

The African Development Bank said on Monday it is returning to the Australian capital market with the launch of a…

Cimas Medlabs Passes Africa CDC Testing Audit

Cimas Medical Laboratories (Medlabs) Covid-19 Laboratory Testing has been certified and awarded five stars, the highest possible rating, by the…

Third Wave: Gatherings banned, trading hours cut in new Covid-19 regulations

HARARE (Sunday Mail) – Government has – with effect from tomorrow – banned all gatherings, except funerals, in new Covid-19…

Solar eclipse dazzles over eastern US

Early star-gazers took full advantage in the eastern US on Thursday morning to see a new moon solar eclipse. The…

Moscow court fines Facebook, Telegram for over banned content

MOSCOW. A Moscow court fined on Thursday social media platform Facebook for 17 million rubles (more than $236,500) and messaging…

Red Cross sounds alarm on COVID’s mental impact on children, young people

GENEVA. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) warned Monday that the mental health consequences of…

Youths urged to Grab Economic Opportunities

The country’s youth should step up to the plate and seize vast opportunities that have been created by the Second…