Hepatitis B Spreading in Ghana Due to Lack of Awareness

[Deutsche Welle] One cause for the rapid spread of the disease is when people with bleeding gums share a drink with others, using the same cup. Those who test positive and tell their families are often stigmatised.

[Deutsche Welle] One cause for the rapid spread of the disease is when people with bleeding gums share a drink with others, using the same cup. Those who test positive and tell their families are often stigmatised.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Bundeswehr Soldiers Killed in Mali Honored in Germany

[Deutsche Welle] Family members and dignitaries including Germany’s defense minister paid tribute to the troops who died in a helicopter crash. They’d been conducting surveillance as part of the UN peacekeeping mission in war-torn Mali.

[Deutsche Welle] Family members and dignitaries including Germany's defense minister paid tribute to the troops who died in a helicopter crash. They'd been conducting surveillance as part of the UN peacekeeping mission in war-torn Mali.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Elections a Safe Bet for Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame

[Deutsche Welle] Rwandans head to the polls on Friday, but there won’t be any surprises: President Paul Kagame is expected to win by a mile. Still, opposition candidate Frank Habineza has also been trying to mobilize support.

[Deutsche Welle] Rwandans head to the polls on Friday, but there won't be any surprises: President Paul Kagame is expected to win by a mile. Still, opposition candidate Frank Habineza has also been trying to mobilize support.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Finally, Govt to Tax First, Business Class Tickets

[This Day] Abuja -Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, has said that the federal government would begin to tax first and business class flight tickets in line with the new tax drive aimed at boosting revenue.

[This Day] Abuja -Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, has said that the federal government would begin to tax first and business class flight tickets in line with the new tax drive aimed at boosting revenue.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Election Offers Kenya the Chance to Provide Clarity About Somalia

[The Conversation Africa] Kenya’s upcoming general election will have ramifications beyond its borders – particularly for its most fragile neighbour, Somalia. The two front runner coalitions headed by incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga have both…

[The Conversation Africa] Kenya's upcoming general election will have ramifications beyond its borders - particularly for its most fragile neighbour, Somalia. The two front runner coalitions headed by incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga have both pledged to cement Kenya's place as the cornerstone of the region. In each manifesto security has been a key platform, ranging from domestic security and anti-corruption and stabilising the border region with Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S. Approves Super Tucano Attack Planes for Nigeria

[This Day] After years of foot-dragging, the US State Department has finally approved a $593 million sale to Nigeria of A-29 Super Tucano attack planes with associated parts, training, facilities and weapons.

[This Day] After years of foot-dragging, the US State Department has finally approved a $593 million sale to Nigeria of A-29 Super Tucano attack planes with associated parts, training, facilities and weapons.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Micho Hails Influence of Pirates Chairman After Unveiling

[Monitor] Kampala -For long, former Cranes coach Micho Sredojevic described Uganda as his second home having first coached at SC Villa when he set foot on the continent in 2001.

[Monitor] Kampala -For long, former Cranes coach Micho Sredojevic described Uganda as his second home having first coached at SC Villa when he set foot on the continent in 2001.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

The Ugly Truth About Wildlife Conservation

[Al Jazeera] Wildlife conservation is big business in Kenya. The tourism sector, which is mostly wildlife-based, is regularly among the top three contributors to the country’s GDP. As a result, the Kenyan government and the Western media are more than …

[Al Jazeera] Wildlife conservation is big business in Kenya. The tourism sector, which is mostly wildlife-based, is regularly among the top three contributors to the country's GDP. As a result, the Kenyan government and the Western media are more than eager to focus on the positive aspects of conservation. But, unfortunately, the real story is not that straightforward.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya