Cost of Anti-Malaria Drugs Too High

[East African] Access to anti-malaria drugs remains elusive as retailers in privately owned health facilities continue to charge exorbitant prices in spite of government subsidies, a new study has revealed.

[East African] Access to anti-malaria drugs remains elusive as retailers in privately owned health facilities continue to charge exorbitant prices in spite of government subsidies, a new study has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tanzania Unaware of Acacia, Endeavour Mining Merger

[East African] Tanzania has said it is yet to be notified of the merger between local miner Acacia and Endeavour Mining Corporation, which is partly owned by Egyptian tycoon Naguib Sawiris.

[East African] Tanzania has said it is yet to be notified of the merger between local miner Acacia and Endeavour Mining Corporation, which is partly owned by Egyptian tycoon Naguib Sawiris.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Govt to Seek Fresh Extradition of Genocide Fugitive in Malawi

[East African] Rwanda will make a fresh application to Malawi for the extradition of a genocide fugitive after a judge in Lilongwe declined to give orders for his deportation.

[East African] Rwanda will make a fresh application to Malawi for the extradition of a genocide fugitive after a judge in Lilongwe declined to give orders for his deportation.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Rival Rebel Groups Kill CAR Civilians

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -TENSIONS between rebel groups in the troubled Central African Republic have left scores dead in recent days. Rights groups confirmed rebels from the Union for Peace in the Central African Republic (UPC), recently executed 25 people…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -TENSIONS between rebel groups in the troubled Central African Republic have left scores dead in recent days. Rights groups confirmed rebels from the Union for Peace in the Central African Republic (UPC), recently executed 25 people in Bakala after calling them to a school for an allegedmeeting.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Cycle of Terror Condemns Millions in DRC

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -THE multiplication of violence and hunger has affected more than 6,7 million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo with fears more will be affected this year following a deadlock by political rivals. Among these are 2 million …

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -THE multiplication of violence and hunger has affected more than 6,7 million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo with fears more will be affected this year following a deadlock by political rivals. Among these are 2 million displaced by militancy, including 500 000 children under five years of age suffering from acute malnutrition. Hundreds of thousands of people are threatened by diseases and epidemics. An average of 2 000 people were forced each day to travel due to insecurity.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Yellow Fever Ends After Thousands of Deaths

[CAJ News] Luanda -THE World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the end of the yellow fever that has killed over 400 people in the neighbouring Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Since the outbreak in December 2015, Angola reported a tota…

[CAJ News] Luanda -THE World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the end of the yellow fever that has killed over 400 people in the neighbouring Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Since the outbreak in December 2015, Angola reported a total of 4 306 suspected cases and 376 deaths. DRC reported 2 987 suspected cases and confirmed 16 deaths. The first cases in this outbreak were identified in Viana, Luanda Province, Angola. The outbreak spread to the entire country and to neighbouring country Democratic Republic o

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville

Weak Control Puts Billions of Sacco Cash at Risk of Loss

[East African] Kenya’s savings and credit co-operatives (saccos) are operating without effective accounting and control systems, putting billions of savers’ funds at risk, the Financial Sector Development Trust (FSD Kenya) has warned.

[East African] Kenya's savings and credit co-operatives (saccos) are operating without effective accounting and control systems, putting billions of savers' funds at risk, the Financial Sector Development Trust (FSD Kenya) has warned.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya