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September 11, 2017 1:40 AM UNAIDS asks Chinese to produce drugs

The head of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS has called on China to boost prevention and control in Africa by encouraging the country's drugmakers to open production hubs on the continent. Michel Sidibe, executive director of UNAIDS, said the central government should use the China-Africa Development Fund to mobilize key pharmaceutical 93

September 10, 2017 10:29 AM Gufic to tap generics, life-saving products market overseas

Gufic Biosciences, a leading player in pharmaceutical and herbal products market, is now looking at tapping generics and high-end life-saving products segment in Africa, Asia and other regions. "The company is augmenting its global focus by deepening its presence in the priority markets of India, Germany, Switzerland, South Africa, Russia, Europe and key countries 128

September 8, 2017 4:00 AM We need continuity in the civil service

However, despite these efforts and others at Government Enclave to improve productivity, we still have incidents where officers seem to know very little about what is going on in their ministries or departments. They are unable to supervise projects in which government has spent millions of taxpayer’s money to improve the lives of Batswana. We still 72

August 31, 2017 4:00 AM Mahalapye police ‘fed up’ with unruly students

In an interview with Mmegi, Mahalapye Police station commander, Isaac Mamadi said that most of the incidents they have recorded so far involve students of Madiba Senior Secondary School. “We are almost fed up with Madiba and other secondary school students in Mahalapye because it is either they steal or they fight,.” He said last week they had to address 36

August 28, 2017 3:53 PM A New Drug Lowers Risk of Heart Attack and Cancer

It turns out that cholesterol isn’t the only thing you have to worry about to keep your heart healthy. In recent years, doctors have started to focus on inflammation — the same process that makes cuts red and painful — as an important contributor to a heart attack. It’s the reason doctors recommend low-dose aspirin to prevent recurrent heart attacks 121

August 28, 2017 3:53 PM A New Way to Fight Heart Disease May Also Tackle Cancer

Researchers say they’ve proven a long-held theory about heart disease: that lowering inflammation may be nearly as important as cutting cholesterol levels. They showed that using a targeted drug to reduce inflammation cut the risk of heart attacks, strokes and other “events” in patients who had already suffered one heart attack – independent of any other 109

August 28, 2017 8:31 AM Samsung scion Lee appeals against 5-year jail term for bribery

The sentencing of the billionaire scion was a watershed for South Korea's decades-long economic order, which has been dominated by powerful, family-run conglomerates. Lee's lawyer has steered media inquiries to Samsung, whose spokeswoman did not have any immediate comment about the appeal against the sentence handed down on Friday. Lee, the 49-year-old 88

August 27, 2017 12:58 PM Major drug study opens up vast new opportunities in combating heart disease

A landmark drug study has opened up a potent way to lower the risk of heart attacks — beyond the now standard advice of reducing cholesterol — promising new avenues of treatment of Americans' number one killer. The findings, more than two decades after the discovery of powerful cholesterol-lowering drugs, called statins, taken by tens of millions, were announced 99

August 24, 2017 7:01 PM Thursday Tap Out: The Final Countdown Between Mayweather-McGregor

The hypothetical fight of bar room discussions inches toward reality as fight week in Las Vegas begins. A surreal arrival ceremony, a boxing tradition, was chaotic as fans and media intermingled to get a glimpse of each fighter. Entourages from both got a little too close for comfort and boxer Paulie Malignaggi confronted McGregor about their sparring 104

August 24, 2017 3:07 PM Days before McGregor fight, Floyd Mayweather talks business. At 3 a.m. in his Vegas strip club

LAS VEGAS — It was past midnight on Thursday when Floyd Mayweather Jr., finished his nightly workout, but he was still hours away from going to sleep. Instead, he cooled down, changed his clothes and made his way to his nightly retreat. It wasn’t until nearly 2:50 a.m. that Mayweather poked his head through the front door of Girl Collection, the Las Vegas 101