Kenya launches cervical cancer vaccine

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According to the World Health Organization, cervical cancer is the third leading cause of deaths among women in Kenya after infectious and cardiovascular diseases. Kenya on Wednesday launched a cervical cancer vaccine that targets over 800,000 girls above the age of 10 years in its first phase of operation. Kenya’s […]

South African Carbon Tax Finally Becomes Law


South Africa’s long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the Treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent’s worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change. The tax was first mooted in 2010 but has been postponed at least three […]