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Sweden’s Minister for Health Care visited Zambia

april 07-2015 | Skandik Afrik | News

The Ministry of Health and Social Affairs with The Embassy of Sweden in Lusaka and Swecare Foundation organized a Swedish health care delegation to Zambia. The focus was put on cancer care and control and headed by Sweden’s Minister for Health Care, Public Health and Sport, Mr. Gabriel Wikström.

 

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A NEW DAWN HAS SET: Nigerians decide for change through ballot

mars 31-2015 | Skandik Afrik | News

Nigerians decided to vote out the government of Dr. Goodluck Jonathan and replace it with Mohammed Buhari, whose slogan throughout the campaign was change

 

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Frankofoni prize 2015 ceremony soon in Uppsala || on 19th March 2015

mars 05-2015 | Skandik Afrik | News

The Frankofoniprize is awarded to individuals or an organization based in Sweden that has been carried through French speaking project during 2014. The project aim towards supporting Frankofonis humanitarian and cultural values.

 

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Why Comviq is lowering its prices to 150 countries

januari 30-2015 | Skandik Afrik | News

Right now, Comviq is lowering its Amigos tariffs to 150 countries. The price reduction is not a temporary offer but a part of Comviq’s long-term plan to offer the best international telephony in Sweden. “We know that many people who move to Sweden have friends and family back home, and we understand the importance of a simple and economical way to stay in touch when you live far apart. For this reason, we are determined to offer the best solution for people making international calls, and we are always looking for new ways to improve quality as well as price, “says Farzad Golchin, Brand Manager Prepaid at Comviq.

 

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AFRICAN CUP 2015|| Successful opening despite last minute shift in venue

januari 18-2015 | Skandik Afrik | News

The 30th Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament took off with around 35,000 spectators at the opening in Bata, Equatorial Guinea. A very successful start for 2015 tournament despite the last minute shift in venue after Morocco refusal to go ahead with the hosting because of the Ebola virus that ravage some west African countries.

 

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Do you know the most important two phone lines in Sweden?

november 04-2014 | Skandik Afrik | News

In case of an emergency in Sweden, the number to call is 112 and the number to call for health care advice is 1177. These are two important numbers that everyone in Sweden should know. Broadly, speaking 112 is used in case of an emergency while any other questions concerning healthcare and health is directed to 1177. When calling 1177, the call is directed to a nurse that answers questions and gives advice concerning health and assists in directing the caller to the right health care department for further help.

 

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Sweden allocated additional $16 million to fight Ebola in West Africa

oktober 08-2014 | Skandik Afrik | News

Swedish Government allocated additional $16 million to curb the spread of Ebola disease in West Africa. The fund will primarily be given to UN bodies (UNICEF, WHO and WFR) according to SIDA (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency) in a joint effort to fight the epidemic.

 

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African appointed as Swedish cabinet minister

oktober 04-2014 | Skandik Afrik | News

Sweden’s elected new Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has formed a new government which consists of 23 ministers out of which half of them are women. The Prime Minister Stefan Löfven presented the Government Policy and his minister to the parliament. Apart from new faces in the ministerial list, the one that is of most interesting to the Afro-Swedish is the inclusion of Alice Bah Kuhnke as the Cultural Minister

 

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Ebola: African Culture, myths and lack of information contributed to the spread of the virus.

augusti 19-2014 | Skandik Afrik | News

From Guinea to Liberia, then Sierra Leone to Nigeria the virus spread without hindrances taking the lives of over 1000 people because of lack of adequate information from public health department to the public, cultural believes, myths and self-denial. Religion and superstitious belief cannot be ignored to have contributed to the rising numbers of victims that ignored or were unaware of all proven facts about Ebola, that Ebola is real and deadly!!

 

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EU support youth, sport & gender for better development in Zimbabwe

augusti 19-2014 | Skandik Afrik | News

European Union handed over a motorbike to the young Zimbabwean motocross champion Miss Tanya Muzinda to showcase their support for youth, sport and gender for better development in Zimbabwe. The permanent secretary of the Ministry of Sport, Art and Culture was also in attendance among other people.

 

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The seventh edition of Skandik Afrik magazine, the magazine that promotes inter-relationship among the African communities living in Scandinavia.

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