Kenya on High Alert After a Deadly Flu

[East African] Kenyan health officials have issued an alert after samples taken from patients in Laikipia County, central Kenya, suffering from flu confirmed the presence of H1N1 prototype 9 influenza virus.

[East African] Kenyan health officials have issued an alert after samples taken from patients in Laikipia County, central Kenya, suffering from flu confirmed the presence of H1N1 prototype 9 influenza virus.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

No Husband, No Home – Women Face Eviction When Marriage Ends

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kapsabet -Sitting in her half-stocked chemist on the outskirts of Kapsabet, a sleepy farming town in the Kenyan highlands, Joselyn Jelimo, watched pensively as people walked, cycled and rode motorbikes to and from the nearb…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kapsabet -Sitting in her half-stocked chemist on the outskirts of Kapsabet, a sleepy farming town in the Kenyan highlands, Joselyn Jelimo, watched pensively as people walked, cycled and rode motorbikes to and from the nearby market.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Not Just for the Boys! Women and Girls Embrace Science

[Deutsche Welle] Many people still think that science and maths are subjects for men and boys. In Kenya that has certainly been the case, but now things are changing with a new initiative designed to encourage girls to take up science.

[Deutsche Welle] Many people still think that science and maths are subjects for men and boys. In Kenya that has certainly been the case, but now things are changing with a new initiative designed to encourage girls to take up science.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Gender Equality Calls for Action in Accelerating Gender Parity and Women Empowerment #PressForProgress

[Govt of SA] 0n 8 March the world celebrates International Women’s Day (IWD). International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating…

[Govt of SA] 0n 8 March the world celebrates International Women's Day (IWD). International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. IWD is also an opportunity to transform this momentum into action, to empower women in all settings, rural and urban, and celebrate the activists who are working relentlessly to claim women's rights and realise their full potential.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

FM Undersecretary Meets U.S. Charge d’ Affaires

[SNA] Khartoum -foreign Ministry Undersecretary, Ambassador, Abdul Ghani Al-Naeim met, Thursday, the US Charge D’Affaires, Steven Koutsis. The FM Official Spokesman, described the meeting as a continuation to the constructive connection policy which wa…

[SNA] Khartoum -foreign Ministry Undersecretary, Ambassador, Abdul Ghani Al-Naeim met, Thursday, the US Charge D'Affaires, Steven Koutsis. The FM Official Spokesman, described the meeting as a continuation to the constructive connection policy which was approved by the two sides to reach an agreement on issues of mutual concern.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Two Billion Dollars From Turkey to Sudan in Banking Facilities

[SNA] Khartoum -Within the context of the outstanding economic relations between the Sudan and Turkey, an agreement was signed Thursday with a Turkish company to provide banking facilities for the Sudan Central Bank to the tune of two billion dollars t…

[SNA] Khartoum -Within the context of the outstanding economic relations between the Sudan and Turkey, an agreement was signed Thursday with a Turkish company to provide banking facilities for the Sudan Central Bank to the tune of two billion dollars to be used to import of petroleum products, wheat, as well as other agricultural inputs.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

#GuptaLeaks – Investigation Finds ‘Irregularities’ and ‘Question Marks’

[Daily Maverick] Three senior SAP executives resign leaving #GuptaLeaks investigation with more questions than answers. By Susan Comrie for AMABHUNGANE and SCORPIO.

[Daily Maverick] Three senior SAP executives resign leaving #GuptaLeaks investigation with more questions than answers. By Susan Comrie for AMABHUNGANE and SCORPIO.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Bashir Honors the 10th Collective Wedding of the NISS Staffers

[SNA] El Obied -The president of the Republic, Field Marshal Omar Bashir, on Thursday honored the collective wedding of the staffers of the National Security and Intelligence Service (NISS)

[SNA] El Obied -The president of the Republic, Field Marshal Omar Bashir, on Thursday honored the collective wedding of the staffers of the National Security and Intelligence Service (NISS)

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan