Act Now to End Pneumonia

[allAfrica] The numbers of children who die of pneumonia each year is staggering. In 2015, a child under five died every two minutes — 920,000 in all — and pneumonia is the leading cause of child deaths around the world.

[allAfrica] The numbers of children who die of pneumonia each year is staggering. In 2015, a child under five died every two minutes -- 920,000 in all -- and pneumonia is the leading cause of child deaths around the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Mnangagwa Saga in Dramatic Twist

[Zimbabwe Standard] Fired vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa is still holed up in South Africa and isolated despite claims that he is in China, sources said amid indications President Robert Mugabe has ordered that his finances must be closely monitored.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Fired vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa is still holed up in South Africa and isolated despite claims that he is in China, sources said amid indications President Robert Mugabe has ordered that his finances must be closely monitored.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Upcountry Medics Resume Work As City Counterparts Stay Away

[Monitor] Doctors across the country are presenting mixed responses to the directive that they resume work forthwith after the government declared their ongoing strike illegal.

[Monitor] Doctors across the country are presenting mixed responses to the directive that they resume work forthwith after the government declared their ongoing strike illegal.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

U.S. and Somali Strikes On Shabab Said to Kill Nearly 100 Militants

[Shabelle] Nearly 100 members of the Shabab, the Qaeda-linked insurgent group in Somalia, were killed in separate strikes this week, according to Somali and American officials.

[Shabelle] Nearly 100 members of the Shabab, the Qaeda-linked insurgent group in Somalia, were killed in separate strikes this week, according to Somali and American officials.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Fire Guts Bugwere Market in Mbale

[Monitor] Mbale -Hundreds of traders in Mbale Town are counting losses after fire gutted Bugwere market in industrial area, leaving merchandise worth millions of shillings in ashes.

[Monitor] Mbale -Hundreds of traders in Mbale Town are counting losses after fire gutted Bugwere market in industrial area, leaving merchandise worth millions of shillings in ashes.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Magufuli’s Fifth Phase Government, Corruption and Challenges Ahead

[Citizen] As President John Magufuli clocked two years in office last week, much was said about how he has changed the country within such a short period of time. In a few months, he will be half way his presidency.

[Citizen] As President John Magufuli clocked two years in office last week, much was said about how he has changed the country within such a short period of time. In a few months, he will be half way his presidency.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Heroic Send-Off for Bishop Korir

[Nation] Thousands of international and local leaders on Saturday attended the burial of Eldoret Catholic Bishop Cornelius Korir and eulogised him as a peacemaker and a mediator who reconciled warring communities during his 27 years of evangelism.

[Nation] Thousands of international and local leaders on Saturday attended the burial of Eldoret Catholic Bishop Cornelius Korir and eulogised him as a peacemaker and a mediator who reconciled warring communities during his 27 years of evangelism.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya