Life Esidimeni – Qedani Mahlangu to Testify in January

[News24Wire] Former Gauteng MEC for health Qedani Mahlangu’s legal representatives have told the Life Esidimeni hearings that she would be willing to come testify in January 2018.

[News24Wire] Former Gauteng MEC for health Qedani Mahlangu's legal representatives have told the Life Esidimeni hearings that she would be willing to come testify in January 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gakuru Crash – Dt Dobie to Probe If Mercedes Benz Was Faulty

[Nairobi News] Detectives investigating the accident that killed Nyeri Governor Wahome Gakuru have sought the assistance of Mercedes Benz franchise holder DT Dobie, tyre maker Pirelli and the Transport ministry in the inquiry.

[Nairobi News] Detectives investigating the accident that killed Nyeri Governor Wahome Gakuru have sought the assistance of Mercedes Benz franchise holder DT Dobie, tyre maker Pirelli and the Transport ministry in the inquiry.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

The Trial Explained

[The WOMAN Trial] The WOMAN trial, coordinated by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) is an international clinical trial of the effect of tranexamic acid on death, hysterectomy and other maternal outcomes, in women with PPH.

[The WOMAN Trial] The WOMAN trial, coordinated by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) is an international clinical trial of the effect of tranexamic acid on death, hysterectomy and other maternal outcomes, in women with PPH.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Botswana Has the Best Police Force in Africa, Nigeria Ranked the Worst

[This is Africa] Botswana has the best police in Africa and Nigeria the worst, the World Internal Security and Police Index reveals. Globally, Uganda, Kenya and the DRC were ranked 124, 125 and 126 respectively, out of the 127 countries ranked. What do…

[This is Africa] Botswana has the best police in Africa and Nigeria the worst, the World Internal Security and Police Index reveals. Globally, Uganda, Kenya and the DRC were ranked 124, 125 and 126 respectively, out of the 127 countries ranked. What do you think of the performance of the police force in your country?

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Superwoman of Masisi

[Concern USA] Among the thousands of people that live in Katale, a town located in Masisi territory in the DRC’s North Kivu Province, there is one superwoman. More than 8,000 people have settled in this area, displaced mainly from the 11 villages in the nearby Kisuma area. Katale was once a modest sized town of about 4,000 people — but as violence has swept over this region, those numbers have swelled. And it is here, in a small school room that our superwoman — real name Nyirakamana Bakenga Jeanne &md

[Concern USA] Among the thousands of people that live in Katale, a town located in Masisi territory in the DRC's North Kivu Province, there is one superwoman. More than 8,000 people have settled in this area, displaced mainly from the 11 villages in the nearby Kisuma area. Katale was once a modest sized town of about 4,000 people -- but as violence has swept over this region, those numbers have swelled. And it is here, in a small school room that our superwoman -- real name Nyirakamana Bakenga Jeanne &md

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Cop Shot in ‘Revenge’ Attack

[New Era] Windhoek -An on-duty City Police female officer was hospitalised this week after she was shot in the jaw during an alleged revenge hit-and-run attack by a member of the public.

[New Era] Windhoek -An on-duty City Police female officer was hospitalised this week after she was shot in the jaw during an alleged revenge hit-and-run attack by a member of the public.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Uhuru Kenyatta, IEBC Respond to Okiya Omtatah’s Petition

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta has responded to a petition by activist Okiya Omtatah seeking formation of interim government as Kenya prepares for fresh presidential election.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta has responded to a petition by activist Okiya Omtatah seeking formation of interim government as Kenya prepares for fresh presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

A Miracle in Mogadishu

[Concern USA] In a hunger crisis like the one Somalis have been experiencing throughout 2017, our teams witness some really harrowing sights and hear some desperately sad stories. But what drives them on, day after day, is the belief that they can help…

[Concern USA] In a hunger crisis like the one Somalis have been experiencing throughout 2017, our teams witness some really harrowing sights and hear some desperately sad stories. But what drives them on, day after day, is the belief that they can help change the course of history and make things better. And they believe that because they've seen it happen -- with kids like Yasmiin*.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

An Open Letter to President Salva Kiir

[Fahamu] South Sudanese President Salva Kiir seems to have failed to hold together Africa’s newest nation. The citizens are under attack by rebel groups and undisciplined government soldiers. How long will this go on? When is the government of Salva Ki…

[Fahamu] South Sudanese President Salva Kiir seems to have failed to hold together Africa's newest nation. The citizens are under attack by rebel groups and undisciplined government soldiers. How long will this go on? When is the government of Salva Kiir going to create an environment of peace especially for the young people to realize their dreams?

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan