Mental Health – Are You the 1 in the 4?

[MumsVillage] According to WHO statistics, 1 in 4 persons suffers from a mental disorder. Among Kenyan women, depression and anxiety are the highest ranked mental health issues. Mental Disorders are considered the continent’s silent epidemic because mo…

[MumsVillage] According to WHO statistics, 1 in 4 persons suffers from a mental disorder. Among Kenyan women, depression and anxiety are the highest ranked mental health issues. Mental Disorders are considered the continent's silent epidemic because most times they are remain undiagnosed and unmanaged

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

IGP Appears Before Senate, Refuses to Answer Question

[Daily Trust] he Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday appeared before a Senate panel probing the allegations levelled against him by Senator Isah Hamma Misau (APC, Bauchi) but said he would not answer any question.

[Daily Trust] he Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday appeared before a Senate panel probing the allegations levelled against him by Senator Isah Hamma Misau (APC, Bauchi) but said he would not answer any question.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kyari, HoS Reconcile, Embrace At FEC

[Daily Trust] The president’s Chief of Staff Abba Kyari and the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Winifred Oyo-Ita yesterday reconciled and warmly embraced each other.

[Daily Trust] The president's Chief of Staff Abba Kyari and the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Winifred Oyo-Ita yesterday reconciled and warmly embraced each other.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mwendwa Backs Underperforming Okumbi

[Nation] Football Kenya Federation president Nick Mwendwa has reiterated his faith in Harambee Stars coach Stanley Okumbi despite public calls to do away with him.

[Nation] Football Kenya Federation president Nick Mwendwa has reiterated his faith in Harambee Stars coach Stanley Okumbi despite public calls to do away with him.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Abandoned Children – Lost or Found(ling), What’s in a Name?

[Daily Maverick] In a country that does so little to prevent abandonment, make it safer, or provide optimal care solutions for survivors, the language used to describe abandoned children amounts to a particularly cruel form of victim shaming. Shockingl…

[Daily Maverick] In a country that does so little to prevent abandonment, make it safer, or provide optimal care solutions for survivors, the language used to describe abandoned children amounts to a particularly cruel form of victim shaming. Shockingly, those in authority are often the worst offenders.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ANC Leadership Race – With Five Weeks to Go, Energy Runs Low, Uncertainty in Structures Runs High

[Daily Maverick] Inside the mess that is South Africa’s ruling party right now, branch nominations for the elective conference next month are drawing to a frenzied close. It’s been a long race. Patience is running thin on both sides, but the battle wil…

[Daily Maverick] Inside the mess that is South Africa's ruling party right now, branch nominations for the elective conference next month are drawing to a frenzied close. It's been a long race. Patience is running thin on both sides, but the battle will be determined in these final weeks. By CARIEN DU PLESSIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fibre to the Home – Demand Rises, Prices Drop

[Balancing Act] London -The market for Fibre-To-The-Home connections in Africa is steadily growing. It may be a niche market compared to mobile data but it’s potentially a big niche. Russell Southwood looks at the what’s happening in South Africa to se…

[Balancing Act] London -The market for Fibre-To-The-Home connections in Africa is steadily growing. It may be a niche market compared to mobile data but it's potentially a big niche. Russell Southwood looks at the what's happening in South Africa to see whether there's any wider pointers there for how things might go in other parts of the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Raila Odinga Urges Nasa MPs to Guide Debates on People’s Assembly

[Nation] All opposition MPs have been directed to put off all engagements in Nairobi and attend sessions at the county assemblies where the motion on the establishment of a people’s assembly is expected to go on today.

[Nation] All opposition MPs have been directed to put off all engagements in Nairobi and attend sessions at the county assemblies where the motion on the establishment of a people's assembly is expected to go on today.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya