East Africa general news

Extended-Release Medications for Obesity Treatment

follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork JAMA March 24/31, 2015 Naltrexone Extended-Release Plus Bupropion Extended-Release for Treatment of Obesity   In September 2014, a proprietary formulation of naltrexone extended-release (ER) plus bupropion-ER (brand name Contrave) was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA),1 becoming the fourth medication approved for long-term weight management in patients with …

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African Tutor launches to enlight Africa’s youth

Follow us on Twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork The need for enlightenment in the community led Humphrey Musila, a US-based Kenyan student to launch African Tutor an online platform where young people across the African continent can access information such as scholarships, jobs and many other opportunities. According to Musila, the idea was born last year November while in …

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Ethiopia: First Ethiopian Science Museum Opens in Addis

Great development here, hopefully this museum will also focus on the amazing history of science and technology in East Africa. The first Science Museum of Ethiopia, which is said to help promoting science and research in the country, has been opened Monday at the Addis Ababa Science and Technology University.

A Shared Challenge Requires Collective Action

“A collective effort is required to address a challenge that is collectively shared”. We await the outcome(s) of the AU’s Summit on Terrorism. See article below: Africa: Kenya to Host AU Summit On Terrorism By Joseph Muraya Nairobi — Kenya will host the Africa Union Peace and Security Council Summit on Terrorism, to be attended …

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Influx of African Immigrants Shifting National and New York Demographics

  Threatened with arrest in 2009, Lamin F. Bojang fled Gambia after publicly contradicting its president’s claims that he could cure AIDS. Now 31, Mr. Bojang lives in Concourse Village in the Bronx with his wife and 2-year-old son and works as a receptionist at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn, while working toward a …

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