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Showing posts from March 29, 2019

Ghanaian startup mPharma is buying Kenya’s second-largest pharmacy chain

MPharma, the six-year old Ghanaian startup that manages prescription drug inventory for pharmacies and their suppliers, is buying Kenya’s second-largest pharmacy chain, Haltons, in an unprecedented deal for the African startup ecosystem.

Trump grants thousands of Liberians facing deportation another year to leave the U.S.

March 31, 2019 would have been the day that the legal status of thousands of Liberians living in the United States would end following the termination of the Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) programme by the Trump administration.

George Clooney calls for hotel boycott over Brunei LGBT laws

Hollywood actor and director, George Clooney, has called on the public to boycott nine hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei following the nation's cruel anti-gay laws that would see any Muslims engaging in adultery and gay sex, stoned to death.

Woman with two wombs gives birth to twins one month after having a baby boy

A Bangladeshi woman gave birth to twins 26 days after she gave birth to her first child.

Ghana 'welcomes' independent presidential aspirant eyeing 2020 polls

At a time a section of Ghanaians are expressing concerns about the two-horse domination of national politics, an independent candidate has put himself up as a viable third force.

World first as living HIV patient donates kidney in US

In a world first, US doctors have transplanted a kidney from one HIV-positive patient to another.

The operation took place at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Maryland, with both patients said to be doing well.