What We're Reading: Disease forecasters look to the sky

From ONE Thu Jan 3 2013, 10:14:53

WSJ: Mine Closures Hit South Africa Social Programs - The owner of the Burnstone gold mine in South Africa filed for bankruptcy protection in September, and most of the mine's 1,400 employees were fired. The consequences of this mine closure are more far-reaching, however, as the social-service projects that the miner initiated have been left [...]

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Africa:   Will 'Power Africa' Help Grow Sustainable Energy? (guest column)
allAfrica.com
31 July 2014

Energy is recognised as a priority issue in the growing United States partnership with Africa, and is among the key themes of the U.S.-Africa Business Forum  being organised as an important core ... [read more]

West Africa:   WHO & West African Govts Launch Intensified Ebola Response (press release)
World Health Organization
1 August 2014

The Director-General of WHO and presidents of west African nations impacted by the Ebola virus disease outbreak will meet Friday in Guinea to launch a new joint US$100 million response plan as part of ... [read more]

Liberia:   Govt Plan Attacks Ebola (news)
The New Republic Liberia
31 July 2014

The Government of Liberia has launched a $ US 21.4 million action plan to battle the Ebola virus in the country. [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!