Malawi: Malawi Piloting the World’s First Malaria Vaccine

[Nyasa Times] Malawi government says a vaccine against malaria could be a vital new tool in the fight against the debilitating illness as the Ministry of Health starts immunising children in the world’s first large-scale pilot of RTS, S — the candidate vaccine that is furthest along in development –from April 23 2019.

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South Africa: You Won’t Get Nabbed for Eating a Hot Cross Bun, Says Traffic Authority

[News24Wire] The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) allayed fears that a hot cross bun could land you in jail for drunk driving after a video of a breathalyser test showed a startling result after an officer ate one of the Easter buns in a test.

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Africa: Climate Crisis Hits Poorest Half of World’s Population Hardest – London Protesters

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -The poorest 50 percent of the global population are being hit hardest by climate change – but have done the least to cause it, the leaders of a protest that has paralysed parts of London said on Wednesday.

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South Africa: Immigrant-Owned Shop Saved By Residents, Later Looted

[GroundUp] Looting of immigrant-owned shops continued on Friday in the Strand area. GroundUp reported earlier how the L’Gra shop in Greenfields, Lwandle, had been protected by the community from looting on Thursday. But on Friday, it fell victim too.

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