The Nigerian senate is pushing for a ban on the manufacturing, consumption and promotion of tobacco in the West African country.
- Lindiwe Majele Sibanda
Food, despite being the greatest opportunity for a healthy lifestyle, could become the greatest threat and cause of death, particularly across Africa.
- Dasmani Laary
West African health ministers have agreed a coordinated approach to tackle the increasing cases of ebola in the region.
- Ben Hirschler (Reuters)
Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline plans to invest up to 130 million pounds ($216 million) in Africa over the next five years as it bets on the importance of the continent in driving long-term demand for medicine.