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Scientists develop first non-antibiotic drug to treat TB

Scientists at the University of Manchester have developed the first non-antibiotic drug to successfully treat tuberculosis in animals. The team hope the compound -developed after 10 years of painstaking research will be tested on humans within three years. The drug- which works by targeting Mycobacterium tuberculosis’ defences rather than the …

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Ghanaian chairs Afro-Asian Book Council

The Afro-Asian Book Council at its Annual General Meeting in New Delhi, India, elected Mr Asare Konadu Yamoah as its Chairman. Mr Asare Konadu was the President of the Ghana Book Publishers Association from 2009-2013. He is the author of the ‘Lives of Great Ghanaian Leaders’; ‘A Bad day for …

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Lack of transparency in Chinese lending will increase Africa’s debt burden – LeCompte

As African leaders get ready to leave the Chinese capital of Beijing after the third Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), they may be smiling and looking forward to accessing the $60 billion pledged by Chinese leader, Xi Jinping. There was a $50 billion pledge he made three …

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