Court Victory for Kids Born in SA By Foreign Parents

[News24Wire] Children born in SA to foreign parents are entitled to apply for citizenship, the Western Cape High Court ruled on Thursday, the Legal Resources Centre said.

[News24Wire] Children born in SA to foreign parents are entitled to apply for citizenship, the Western Cape High Court ruled on Thursday, the Legal Resources Centre said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Using New Techniques to Track Kenya’s Disappearing Amphibians

[The Conversation Africa] Amphibians are cold-blooded vertebrates that live part of their life on land, part of it in water – a popular example are frogs. What isn’t widely known is that around the world they are going extinct at rates that far exceed …

[The Conversation Africa] Amphibians are cold-blooded vertebrates that live part of their life on land, part of it in water - a popular example are frogs. What isn't widely known is that around the world they are going extinct at rates that far exceed other vertebrates.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Take Us Out These Flooded Shacks, Lwandle Residents Ask Zuma

[News24Wire] As residents waited in the rain for President Jacob Zuma in Lwandle, near Strand, on Thursday, they hoped their prayers for dry homes would be answered.

[News24Wire] As residents waited in the rain for President Jacob Zuma in Lwandle, near Strand, on Thursday, they hoped their prayers for dry homes would be answered.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Polio Vaccine Drive Targets Refugees, Host Communities

[East African] As part of efforts to minimise a possible recurrence of polio in Uganda, the Ministry of Health will conduct a door-to-door vaccination drive for all children in communities hosting refugees.

[East African] As part of efforts to minimise a possible recurrence of polio in Uganda, the Ministry of Health will conduct a door-to-door vaccination drive for all children in communities hosting refugees.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mom of Two Beaten to Death With a Spade

[News24Wire] The children of a woman beaten to death with a spade allegedly by her boyfriend have been placed in the care of relatives, the Western Cape Department of Social Development said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] The children of a woman beaten to death with a spade allegedly by her boyfriend have been placed in the care of relatives, the Western Cape Department of Social Development said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Uganda Joins Trial on Injectable HIV Preventive Drug

[East African] After successfully piloting a study that showed an oral drug taken by HIV negative persons can reduce their risk of infection before exposure, Uganda will experiment with an injectable version of the same drug.

[East African] After successfully piloting a study that showed an oral drug taken by HIV negative persons can reduce their risk of infection before exposure, Uganda will experiment with an injectable version of the same drug.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Finally, Kenya Effects Ban on Plastic Bags

[East African] Susan Khalayi, a shopper in Nairobi walks out of a supermarket in the city’s central business district carrying foodstuff, mostly fruits. The goods are packed in an eco-friendly, reusable bag made of cloth.

[East African] Susan Khalayi, a shopper in Nairobi walks out of a supermarket in the city's central business district carrying foodstuff, mostly fruits. The goods are packed in an eco-friendly, reusable bag made of cloth.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Higher Education Minister Slams Burning of Libraries

[News24Wire] Burning a public library because you are demanding a clinic is not going to take South Africa forward, Higher Education and Training Minister, Blade Nzimande, said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Burning a public library because you are demanding a clinic is not going to take South Africa forward, Higher Education and Training Minister, Blade Nzimande, said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa