How the Country Can Reduce the Risk of Infections in Hospitalised Children

[The Conversation Africa] Health care associated infections are infections that people acquire during their stay in hospital. Children – and babies in particular – are most at risk for hospital-acquired pneumonia, bloodstream and urinary tract infections.

[The Conversation Africa] Health care associated infections are infections that people acquire during their stay in hospital. Children - and babies in particular - are most at risk for hospital-acquired pneumonia, bloodstream and urinary tract infections.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

CBN Picks Eight Microfinance Banks for FG’s ‘My Own Home’ Scheme

[Guardian] Brighter days may lie around in the corner for prospective homeowners, following plans to introduce a public private partnership initiative that seeks to increase access to housing finance in Nigeria through mortgage guarantee insurance and …

[Guardian] Brighter days may lie around in the corner for prospective homeowners, following plans to introduce a public private partnership initiative that seeks to increase access to housing finance in Nigeria through mortgage guarantee insurance and microfinance scheme.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

State Fails to Account for Foreign Food Donations – Odinga

[Nation] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) presidential candidate Raila Odinga has accused the government of failing to account for food donations from international partners to support efforts to fight hunger.

[Nation] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) presidential candidate Raila Odinga has accused the government of failing to account for food donations from international partners to support efforts to fight hunger.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nerc’s Directive Not Applicable to Residential Customers, Says Aned

[Guardian] Asaba -The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) has said that the directive by Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, (NERC) to consumers not to pay estimated billings only applies to Maximum Demand, (MD), customers a…

[Guardian] Asaba -The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) has said that the directive by Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, (NERC) to consumers not to pay estimated billings only applies to Maximum Demand, (MD), customers and not residential.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Acute Wheat Shortage Looms as Farmers Shift to Lucrative Maize

[Nation] High cost of production and dwindling prices are pushing farmers away from wheat farming, with many opting to grow maize and engage in dairy farming which are more lucrative.

[Nation] High cost of production and dwindling prices are pushing farmers away from wheat farming, with many opting to grow maize and engage in dairy farming which are more lucrative.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Museveni Launches Water Transport for Fuel On Lake Victoria

[Monitor] Kampala -In the next two years, the fuel pump prices will substantially come down if the $94m (Shs338b) water transport project launched by President Museveni on Friday becomes a reality.

[Monitor] Kampala -In the next two years, the fuel pump prices will substantially come down if the $94m (Shs338b) water transport project launched by President Museveni on Friday becomes a reality.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Injured Mucheru, Saina to Miss Worlds Trials

[Nation] Olympic 400m hurdles silver medallist Boniface Mucheru and 10,000m athlete Betsy Saina won’t take part in World Championships trials starting Friday at the Nyayo National Stadium.

[Nation] Olympic 400m hurdles silver medallist Boniface Mucheru and 10,000m athlete Betsy Saina won't take part in World Championships trials starting Friday at the Nyayo National Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Why Did Tanzanian Farmers Demand Growing GM Crops?

[Monitor] An online weekly newsletter, Crop Biotech Update, reported on June 6, 2017, that farmers in Mwanza Province, North Eastern Tanzania urged their government to hasten delivery of GM crops which they said would save them from crop failure.

[Monitor] An online weekly newsletter, Crop Biotech Update, reported on June 6, 2017, that farmers in Mwanza Province, North Eastern Tanzania urged their government to hasten delivery of GM crops which they said would save them from crop failure.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Crocodiles Make Alokolum Seminary a Tourist Destination

[Monitor] Sting and snoozi are names of the two male crocodiles that were brought by the catholic Brother Joachim Parr in 1971. The two predators were brought from the US by the late Parr who was a zoologist and Biology teacher for then high school stu…

[Monitor] Sting and snoozi are names of the two male crocodiles that were brought by the catholic Brother Joachim Parr in 1971. The two predators were brought from the US by the late Parr who was a zoologist and Biology teacher for then high school students for study purposes before the institution turned into a seminary in 1973.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda