Blood Transfusion Centre Receives Top Quality Accreditation

[New Times] The National Centre for Blood Transfusion, a division of Rwanda Biomedical Centre, has received Level Three accreditation, the top most level that African Society for Blood Transfusion (AFSBT) awards for quality and meeting operational requ…

[New Times] The National Centre for Blood Transfusion, a division of Rwanda Biomedical Centre, has received Level Three accreditation, the top most level that African Society for Blood Transfusion (AFSBT) awards for quality and meeting operational requirements that meet international standards.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

How Buhari’s ‘Sick Leave’ is Affecting Politics

[Daily Trust] A few hours after President Muhammadu Buhari left Nigeria for the United Kingdom, rumours floated on the social media that the number one citizen had died of an undisclosed ailment.

[Daily Trust] A few hours after President Muhammadu Buhari left Nigeria for the United Kingdom, rumours floated on the social media that the number one citizen had died of an undisclosed ailment.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

What Can Be Done About Youth Unemployment in the Short Run

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s youth unemployment rates are now considered to be chronic. The latest figures show that about 48% of South Africans between 15 and 34 were unemployed in the third quarter of 2016.

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's youth unemployment rates are now considered to be chronic. The latest figures show that about 48% of South Africans between 15 and 34 were unemployed in the third quarter of 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gambling in the Country Gets Out of Hand

[East African] No industry has captured the imagination of the Kenyan economy in the past three years like betting. Concerned about its runaway growth, the government imposed higher taxes but the proliferation of gaming outlets across the country conti…

[East African] No industry has captured the imagination of the Kenyan economy in the past three years like betting. Concerned about its runaway growth, the government imposed higher taxes but the proliferation of gaming outlets across the country continued.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Turbulent Times for Aviation Industry

[Deutsche Welle] Nigeria is to close its airport in Abuja for urgent repairs to the runway. This will further exacerbate financial losses in the aviation industry which has just seen the biggest carrier Arik Air taken over by government.

[Deutsche Welle] Nigeria is to close its airport in Abuja for urgent repairs to the runway. This will further exacerbate financial losses in the aviation industry which has just seen the biggest carrier Arik Air taken over by government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Refugees Cross 1.5 Million Mark – UN

[Al Jazeera] The number of refugees who have fled South Sudan has crossed the 1.5 million mark, putting the country third after Syria and Afghanistan in terms of producing refugees, according to the UNHCR.

[Al Jazeera] The number of refugees who have fled South Sudan has crossed the 1.5 million mark, putting the country third after Syria and Afghanistan in terms of producing refugees, according to the UNHCR.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan