January 27, 2023

Africa starts new year with low number of COVID-19 cases

Brazzaville – For the first time since the start of the pandemic, Africa is emerging from the holiday season without a significant spike in COVID-19 cases.   A total of 20,552 new cases were recorded in the first three weeks of January 2023, which represents a drop of 97% compared

Environmental Stewardship and Climate Action Handbook

Introduction   Climate change presents the single biggest threat to human development, and its widespread impacts disproportionately burden the poorest and most vulnerable households in fragile and rural developing contexts – particularly women and children. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) latest report, ‘between 2010 and 2020,

Number of syphilis cases in Seychelles on the increase

The Ministry of Health has recorded a considerable increase in the number of syphilis cases in the last three months.   In 2022, 71 confirmed syphilis cases were reported in Seychelles. This represents almost a twelve-fold increase compared to 2021! The annual average between 2015 and 2021 has been 3

Indian cultural troupe put on dazzling dance performance

People who were at the International Conference Centre (ICCS) on Wednesday evening were able to enjoy some of the oldest forms of Indian classical dances performed by a dance group from the Sanjali Centre for Odissi in Bengaluru, India.   The dazzling classical cultural dance performance by eight members from