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  • Fighting the Drug, not the Disease

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    In his lead article, Death Threat, Daniel Kapellmann aptly indicated that, “NCDs (non-communicable diseases) are the main cause of death in most countries except for the African region”. This is a valid point because in Africa, the problem is not the disease; the problem is the drug! It will be […]

  • Water Flows away from the Mubarak Pumping Station in Southern Egypt

    One Country’s Ambition to Push back the Sahara Desert

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    Egypt has a population topping 80million. Most of that number is huddled around the Nile River as it makes its long, winding journey across the east of the country, leaving vast desert to the west and south of the country. Two mega-cities, Cairo and Alexandria, sit in strategic places of […]