Tag Archives: Sub-Saharan Africa

Nigeria, 9 Others Account For 70% Cases Of Malaria —WHO

Tayo Olanipekun About two thirds of all malaria cases and deaths last year were concentrated in Nigeria and nine other African countries, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. The global body made this known in its World Malaria Report 2018 released on Monday as it announced the launch of efforts to get the reduction in malaria deaths and disease …

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Growth In Sub-Saharan Africa Slower Than Expected–World Bank

Sub-Saharan African economies are still recovering from the slowdown in 2015-16, but growth is slower than expected, according to the October 2018 issue of Africa’s Pulse, the bi-annual analysis of the state of African economies by the World Bank. The average growth rate in the region is estimated at 2.7 percent in 2018, which represents a slight increase from 2.3 …

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