Tackling emerging antimalarial drug resistance

WHO is launching today a new strategy to respond to the urgent problem of antimalarial drug resistance in Africa. The strategy is being released during World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, a global annual campaign to improve awareness of the growing threat of resistance to antibiotics and other medicines.  In recent years, there have been reports from Africa of emerging parasite resistance to artemisinin – the core compound of the best available medicines to treat malaria. There are also worrying signs that […]

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A New Step for Kenitra Site to Support Growth Plans for Middle East and Africa Region

At the occasion of meetings with the Moroccan Head of Government, the Minister of Industry and Trade, and the Minister Delegate to the Head of Government in charge of Investment, Convergence and Evaluation of Public Policies, Stellantis today announced an over €300 million investment in its Kenitra manufacturing facility aimed at doubling the site’s production capacity and launching the “smart car” platform. This enhanced capacity supports the Company’s growth plans for Middle East and Africa region, as it pushes to […]

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“Dakar en Jeux” lights up Senegal four years ahead of Youth Olympic Games Dakar 2026

The Dakar en Jeux festival has brought a week of celebration to the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) host areas of the first Olympic event on the African continent. A series of events created by and for young people, including sports initiations and demonstrations, music concerts and cultural activities, took place in the Senegalese cities of Dakar, Diamniadio and Saly. Over eight days, more than 1,500 athletes took part in 26 sports initiations and demonstrations. Alongside the sporting elements, around 30 […]

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Inflation, Weaker Currencies and Climate Change Top List of Concerns for African Economies, According to New Survey

45% of surveyed CEOs are worried by financial risks,of these, more than 60% are concerned about currency depreciation. The need to adapt to climate change was the second most pressing issue. New survey takes the temperature of business across Africa. Financial risks, including currency depreciation and inflation, is topping the list of challenges facing the 54 African economies in the year ahead. That’s according to a new survey of the continent’s leading insurance professionals, conducted by the pan-African reinsurer, Continental Reinsurance. […]

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The Africa Eco Race has arrived in Dakar, with video

Africa Eco Race stage 12 As tradition dictates, the 14th edition of the AFRICA ECO RACE came to an end on Sunday 30 October 2022 at Lac Rose in Dakar, with the final photo under the finish arch of the entire organisation team. VIDEO: STAGE 12 – RACE REPORT Before that, this final day had seen the 22 km long Lac Rose special stage with a start from Niokhob beach, followed by the podium ceremony during which the winners and […]

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Africa Eco Race – Final stage without surprises, with video

AFRICA ECO RACE 2022 – STAGE 11 During the briefing on Friday evening at the Ouad Naga bivouac, Manfred KROISS, the Sporting Director of the AFRICA ECO RACE 2022, had indicated that the final timed sector was complicated because the tracks were covered with vegetation, masking the traps of the track. He therefore advised competitors, especially those on motorbike, to be very vigilant. A message received by all because there was not the slightest problem on this last special of […]

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Africa Eco Race 2022 stage 10 review and video

Whether on two or four wheels, those who emerged from yesterday’s special stage, a 456 km loop around Ouad Naga, will undoubtedly be heroes. Indeed, it was by all accounts the most difficult stage since the creation of the AFRICA ECO RACE in 2009. VIDEO: STAGE 10 – RACE REPORT Why? Quite simply, because the course was 100% sand with a lot of dunes, all at temperatures reaching up to 50 degrees. However, almost everyone who started yesterday was at […]

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Africa Eco race 2022 stage 7 with video

After the cancellation of the first special stage in Mauritania, everyone was eager to get started yesterday morning at the start of this 7th stage between Chami and Akjoujt. VIDEO: STAGE 7 – RACE The start had been brought forward by 30 minutes so that the competitors could avoid driving in the high temperatures of the afternoon. Even though yesterday’s route was particularly difficult, there were no real problems for the participants of this 14th edition of the AFRICA ECO […]

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