Archive for January, 2020

Malawi is Home to Africa’s First Drone Academy

Malawi is Home to Africa’s First Drone Academy

LILONGWE, MALAWI – Malawi this month opened the first African Drone and Data Academy, with support from the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF.  The academy aims to improve drone technology skills across Africa, beginning with Malawi and neighboring countries. Karen Asaba developed an interest in drones at Uganda Flying Labs, a Kampala-based drone mapping and …

Nigeria: Ned Nwoko Flags Off Malaria-Free Africa Campaign in Antarctica

Nigeria: Ned Nwoko Flags Off Malaria-Free Africa Campaign in Antarctica

Renowned billionaire, entrepreneur, public health environmentalist, and Chairman, Ned Nwoko Foundation, Dr Ned Nwoko, has landed in Antarctica for the symbolic flag-off of his multi-billion naira malaria eradication in Africa project. Nwoko, a former member of the House of Representatives and the first Nigerian to explore Antarctica, is using the expedition to draw global attention …

Fight against malaria: BMO lauds World Bank, others for $364m-pledge

Fight against malaria: BMO lauds World Bank, others for $364m-pledge

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has commended the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) for ensuring the commitment of 364 million dollars to the fight against malaria. The organisation observed that although the commitment came from the World Bank, Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and the African Development Bank (AfDB), it would be a boost to malaria …