Daily Archives: February 9, 2018

The Ecobank Foundation commits US$ 750,000 to help eradicate malaria in Mozambique

As part of its partnership with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the Ecobank Foundation (http://EcobankFoundation.org) is donating US$ 750,000 to the Ministry of Health in Mozambique to help combat malaria in the country. The financial contribution …

Mosquito Nets Widely Misused for Fishing, Study Finds

Mosquito nets intended to prevent malaria are finding an unanticipated use as fishing nets all across the tropics, according to a new study.

These fine-meshed nets scoop up fish of all types and sizes indiscriminately. Experts are worried they are …

Poor Rains and Crop Infestation Threaten Deeper Hunger Across Southern Africa

JOHANNESBURG The twin scourges of another prolonged dry spell and an invasive crop-eating worm are set to sharply curtail harvests across southern Africa, driving millions of people � most of them children � into severe hunger, warns the United Nations …