Women in Africa : 5 Facts You Should Know

Women in Africa : 5 Facts You Should Know

Women are paid less than men. Women in most countries earn on average only 60 to 75 % of men’s wages. Contributing factors include the fact that women are more likely to be wage workers and unpaid family workers; that women are more likely to engage in low-productivity activities and to work in the informal sector, with less mobility to…

World’s First Malaria Vaccine Goes To African Children

World’s First Malaria Vaccine Goes To African Children

Malawi has started vaccinating children under 2 years of age, and Kenya and Ghana will begin using the vaccine in the coming weeks, with health ministries in these countries deciding where it will be used, WHO said. The vaccine offers partial protection from the disease, with clinical trials finding that it prevented approximately 4 in 10 malaria cases, according to…

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