African Researchers get Funding to Tackle Infectious diseases

African Researchers get Funding to Tackle Infectious diseases

Five African scientists have received funding to conduct research that will contribute to global efforts to reduce the burden and threat of locally relevant infectious diseases in Africa. The five fellows will be funded through the TIBA-AAS Out of Africa Postdoctoral Fellowship programme for a year as visiting fellows of the University of Edinburgh. They […]

Burundi refugees in Rwanda Get US$1.1 million

Burundi refugees in Rwanda Get US$1.1 million

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received €1 million (US$1.1 million) from the European Commission to provide food and nutritional assistance to more than 60,000 Burundian refugees in Mahama camp in eastern Rwanda. This is in addition to €500,000 also received from the European Commission’s Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid office (ECHO) in […]