2021 Access to Medicine Index: No profit, no pharma?
30 January 2021 | 1:34 pm
A new pharmaceutical company ranking has said the industry is slowly improving access to medicine in low and middle-income countries. But it only mobilized on COVID once the pandemic became a threat to rich countries.
12 Feb 2020
As China races to find a cure for the coronavirus, some doctors and individuals are turning to traditional approaches to treat the symptoms. But some experts warn against relying solely on Traditional Chinese Medicine.
29 Feb 2020
Banks are making a profit on taxes paid by Nigerians - Senator Olujimi
16 Apr 2020
Investors are taking a keen interest in banking stocks today but the Industrial goods sector is facing a steep decline. Dare Fajimolu, Chief Research Officer at Blue Vertex joins CNBC Africa for a recap of today’s trade.
21 Apr 2020
Germany moved up to 11th place, despite confidentiality challenges posed by the government’s crackdown on the handling of leaked data. The index ranks nations in terms of pluralism, media independence and transparency.
7 May 2020
The Walt Disney Company has said its profits in the first three months of the year are $1.4 billion lower because of the coronavirus lockdowns in many parts of the world. The company saw a particular slump in income from its theme parks, which have been shut down due to the virus spreading. Also today: more bad news in the travel industry, as the home rental giant Airbnb cuts 25 percent of its workforce. Our Business Editor Stephen Carroll tells us more.
WHO meets African traditional medicine experts for COVID-19 cure, 42,000 flee violence in northern Nigeria
12 May 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Wednesday.
23 Jul 2020
The owner of leading independent news portal Index.hu has dismissed its editor-in-chief, Szalbocs Dull. Hungary's media landscape has been transformed under nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban.
5 Oct 2020
Gains in banking stocks lifted the NSE All-Share Index today swinging the market into positive territory after three straight sessions of losses. Jolomi Odonghanro, Head of Research at Cordros Capital joins CNBC Africa's Wole Famurewa for more.
A US-British trio wins the Nobel Prize in medicine for discovering the liver-ravaging hepatitis C virus
7 Oct 2020
Harvey J. Alter, Charles M. Rice, and Michael Houghton jointly won the Nobel Prize for medicine for their discovery of the hepatitis C virus.
22 Nov 2020
It has been a mixed trading week at Nigeria’s equities market as investors continue to monitor the influx of company earnings. Onyeka Ijeoma, Analyst at Vetiva joins CNBC Africa to take stock of this week’s activities at the Lagos bourse.
17 Nov 2020
Moderna said that Phase 3 stage analysis suggested its coronavirus vaccine could prevent COVID-19. The news comes a week after Pfizer and German drug-maker BioNTech announced a vaccine of their own.
13 Dec 2020
Mohammed Mostafa al-Mohammed started studying medicine in rebel-held northern Syria to help the victims of war, but instead he has graduated into a world battling the novel coronavirus pandemic. The 29-year-old graduate from an opposition-backed university had expected to be tending to the wounded under the threat of bombardment by the Russia-backed Damascus regime.
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