Power Cuts Blamed for Baby’s Death

[Observer] Eighteen-year-old Sandra Adyeero rummages through her belongings as she weeps silently outside the maternity ward unit at Gulu regional referral hospital.

[Observer] Eighteen-year-old Sandra Adyeero rummages through her belongings as she weeps silently outside the maternity ward unit at Gulu regional referral hospital.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Is There More Than Meets the Eye in Laikipia Land Conflicts?

[Nation] One of the big fallacies about pastoralist communities is that they cannot be trusted with protecting wildlife, and hence the need to create conservancies where the animals can be guarded against marauding herders and their livestock.

[Nation] One of the big fallacies about pastoralist communities is that they cannot be trusted with protecting wildlife, and hence the need to create conservancies where the animals can be guarded against marauding herders and their livestock.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

12 Points for the New AU Commission Chair

[ICG] Africa is experiencing the highest number of humanitarian crises since the 1990s. As the new chair of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, takes office, International Crisis Group suggests how he can strengthen the organisation’s re…

[ICG] Africa is experiencing the highest number of humanitarian crises since the 1990s. As the new chair of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, takes office, International Crisis Group suggests how he can strengthen the organisation's response to threats to continental peace and security.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Teachers’ Union to Call for Strike If No New Teachers

[Nation] The Kenya National Union of Teachers will call its members to go on strike in May if the government fails to amend its budget, due next month, and factor in the employment of 5,000 more teachers.

[Nation] The Kenya National Union of Teachers will call its members to go on strike in May if the government fails to amend its budget, due next month, and factor in the employment of 5,000 more teachers.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Suffering of Patients to End As Doctors Say Deal Close

[Nation] The Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) officials say they have agreed on everything with the government that would see them call off the strike, but are stuck at “how the doctors will go back to work” following…

[Nation] The Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) officials say they have agreed on everything with the government that would see them call off the strike, but are stuck at "how the doctors will go back to work" following their 99 days strike.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya