Levy Hospital Under Probe For Negligence; Journalist 24 Hours After Giving Birth

Following the death of Zambia Daily Mail employee, Sithembile Zulu, the government has instituted investigations into circumstances surrounding the entire episode and the general increase of maternal deaths at Levy Mwanawasa University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka. There are reports of … Continued

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Following the death of Zambia Daily Mail employee, Sithembile Zulu, the government has instituted investigations into circumstances surrounding the entire episode and the general increase of maternal deaths at Levy Mwanawasa University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka. There are reports of excessive negligence which have resulted in premature deaths of pregnant women and in some case babies. BELOW IS THE STATEMENT Below is the statement MINISTRY OF HEALTH 11th September 2017 Press Statement for immediate release With a profound sense of regret, the Minister of Health Hon. Dr Chitalu Chilufya has bemoaned the maternal death recorded at Levy Mwanawasa University Teaching Hospital on the 10th of September 2017. Dr Chilufya is profoundly shocked by this turn of events, as he holds that even one maternal death is too many. The Minister has, however, ordered for a thorough maternal death case review, as well as a postmortem to determine the cause of death. Dr Chilufya said all procedures should be done on the deceased and scrutinised to ascertain the possible events that could have led to her death. MoH Spokesperson Dr Maximilian Bweupe has explained that the deceased, 29 years old, in her 2nd pregnancy underwent a caesarian section due to fetal distress on the 8th September 2017. Fetal distress is when the fetus does not receive adequate amounts of oxygen during pregnancy or labour. It is oftentimes detected through an abnormal fetal heart rate. The deceased became breathless after taking a bath yesterday in morning, after, which the condition rapidly deteriorated before she passed on despite efforts to resuscitate her. Meanwhile, the Minister has offered utmost condolences to the bereaved family, friends, and the media fraternity. May her soul rest in eternal peace Issued by Stanslous Ngosa MoH Head Communications and External Relations Ends The post Levy Hospital Under Probe For Negligence; Journalist 24 Hours After Giving Birth appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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LGBTI Group in Seychelles Seeks Acceptance By Society

[Seychelles News Agency] The local group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI Sey) is seeking to be accepted by society in Seychelles and respected for their sexual orientation, said the vice chair of the organisation.

[Seychelles News Agency] The local group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI Sey) is seeking to be accepted by society in Seychelles and respected for their sexual orientation, said the vice chair of the organisation.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Equities Market Rebounds After Three Weeks of Decline

[This Day] The Nigerian equities market closed last week on a positive note as stocks rebounded after three weeks of decline. Following weeks of rally, the market succumbed to the bears due to profit taking. As a result, the market remained under the c…

[This Day] The Nigerian equities market closed last week on a positive note as stocks rebounded after three weeks of decline. Following weeks of rally, the market succumbed to the bears due to profit taking. As a result, the market remained under the control of the bears for three consecutive weeks. However, the bulls resurfaced last week following bargain hunting in some bellwether stocks.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sharks Pay Emotional Farewell to ‘Son of KZN’ Lambie

[News24Wire] The Sharks have confirmed the departure of Springbok flyhalf, Patrick Lambie , who has requested a release from his contract to pursue a three-year contract with Racing 92 in France.

[News24Wire] The Sharks have confirmed the departure of Springbok flyhalf, Patrick Lambie , who has requested a release from his contract to pursue a three-year contract with Racing 92 in France.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nipping the UP, ANC Violence in the Bulb

[New Dawn] Last week’s reported violence between rival youth of the governing Unity Party and the opposition Alternative National Congress in Montserrado County Electoral District#17 over alleged tearing down of campaign banners and posters is not only…

[New Dawn] Last week's reported violence between rival youth of the governing Unity Party and the opposition Alternative National Congress in Montserrado County Electoral District#17 over alleged tearing down of campaign banners and posters is not only scaring, but counter-productive to achieving violent-freed elections in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

NDI Cautions Media, NEC and Political Parties

[New Dawn] The Liberian media has been urged to promote and self-regulate adherence to the media code of conduct during this election process. “Report only verified information, discourage inciteful language and dispel rumors” members of the National D…

[New Dawn] The Liberian media has been urged to promote and self-regulate adherence to the media code of conduct during this election process. "Report only verified information, discourage inciteful language and dispel rumors" members of the National Democratic Institute (NDI) pre-election assessment delegation said in a statement issued Monday September 11 following a five day visit here.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Firstbank Targets Disbursement of N15 Billion to Private Schools

[This Day] With the beginning of another school term and as students return to school after the long holidays, FirstBank of Nigeria Limited at the weekend disclosed that it had set aside N15billion through its various product offerings for private scho…

[This Day] With the beginning of another school term and as students return to school after the long holidays, FirstBank of Nigeria Limited at the weekend disclosed that it had set aside N15billion through its various product offerings for private schools in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

SARS Intercepts Chicken Packages At Beitbridge

[SAnews.gov.za] The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has intercepted a truck carrying 700 chicken packages worth an estimated R711 000 at the Beitbridge border post in Limpopo.

[SAnews.gov.za] The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has intercepted a truck carrying 700 chicken packages worth an estimated R711 000 at the Beitbridge border post in Limpopo.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Taking On the Menace of Kidnapping

[This Day] Chiemelie Ezeobi writes that the proactive measures put in place by the Nigeria Police Force to counter the menace of kidnapping nationwide, has started paying off

[This Day] Chiemelie Ezeobi writes that the proactive measures put in place by the Nigeria Police Force to counter the menace of kidnapping nationwide, has started paying off

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria