200,000 Children Born Premature Annually – Report

[Monitor] Kampala -A new report released by Save the Children, a non-governmental organisation, has revealed that 226,000 children born every year in Uganda are below the normal 37 weeks of gestation. This is an equivalent of more than 18 per cent of t…

[Monitor] Kampala -A new report released by Save the Children, a non-governmental organisation, has revealed that 226,000 children born every year in Uganda are below the normal 37 weeks of gestation. This is an equivalent of more than 18 per cent of the total births.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Okakarara to Wants Reclaim Undeveloped Plots

[New Era] Windhoek -Okakarara Town Council has embarked on a plan to reclaim plots that were awarded to residents who have failed to fulfil their financial obligations by developing the residential plots.

[New Era] Windhoek -Okakarara Town Council has embarked on a plan to reclaim plots that were awarded to residents who have failed to fulfil their financial obligations by developing the residential plots.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

How Big Is the Lunch Problem?

[Observer] Mid last year, the National Planning Authority (NPA) held a half-day workshop at Hotel Africana, which explored possible interventions to propel the country to a middle-income status.

[Observer] Mid last year, the National Planning Authority (NPA) held a half-day workshop at Hotel Africana, which explored possible interventions to propel the country to a middle-income status.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Treasury Budget Chief Michael Sachs to Join Gauteng Govt

[News24Wire] National Treasury’s deputy head of budget, Michael Sachs, has accepted an offer to join the Gauteng provincial government, less than a week after Treasury confirmed that he had resigned.

[News24Wire] National Treasury's deputy head of budget, Michael Sachs, has accepted an offer to join the Gauteng provincial government, less than a week after Treasury confirmed that he had resigned.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Builder Abandons Construction Site for Luhonono Hostel

[New Era] Luhonono -Community members at Luhonono in the Kabbe North of the Zambezi Region have expressed disappointment over the delay in constructing a school hostel at Schuckmansburg Combined School.

[New Era] Luhonono -Community members at Luhonono in the Kabbe North of the Zambezi Region have expressed disappointment over the delay in constructing a school hostel at Schuckmansburg Combined School.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Psychiatric Patient Goes Missing From Home

[New Era] Windhoek -Family members of a 27-year-old woman who went missing from her home in Otjomuise earlier this month are searching for her and requesting the public to assist in tracing her.

[New Era] Windhoek -Family members of a 27-year-old woman who went missing from her home in Otjomuise earlier this month are searching for her and requesting the public to assist in tracing her.

‘Gauteng Must Become Blue Come 2019’ – Opposition Leader

[News24Wire] Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane said the party was bringing change to South Africa, adding that Jacob Zuma and the ANC only have 18 months of governance left.

[News24Wire] Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane said the party was bringing change to South Africa, adding that Jacob Zuma and the ANC only have 18 months of governance left.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Okumbi to Be Demoted in Revamped Stars’ Bench

[Nairobi News] Coach Stanley Okumbi is the likely to be demoted to a deputizing role in the impending reconstitution of the Harambee Stars technical bench, Nairobi News has learnt.

[Nairobi News] Coach Stanley Okumbi is the likely to be demoted to a deputizing role in the impending reconstitution of the Harambee Stars technical bench, Nairobi News has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Prosecute Men Who Impregnate Teenagers, Says Civil Society

[New Times] Members of civil society organisations and religious leaders have appealed to the Government to launch an investigation into the people responsible for the country’s teenage pregnancies.

[New Times] Members of civil society organisations and religious leaders have appealed to the Government to launch an investigation into the people responsible for the country's teenage pregnancies.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda