Prolonged Nurses’ Strike Paralyses Kenya Health Sector

[CAJ News] Nairobi -MOTHERS and newborns are dying during deliveries in homes as vulnerable communities in crisis-torn Kenya fail to access essential healthcare amid the ongoing nurses’ strike. National immunization coverage rates have dropped from 84,…

[CAJ News] Nairobi -MOTHERS and newborns are dying during deliveries in homes as vulnerable communities in crisis-torn Kenya fail to access essential healthcare amid the ongoing nurses' strike. National immunization coverage rates have dropped from 84,6 percent to 68 percent as a result of the industrial action running for months. The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said women delivering in institutions had fallen by 33 percent with consequent deaths. Inadequate health service provision in public health facilities has

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Municipality, Residents Clash Over Bid to Hire Debt Collector

[The Herald] Chitungwiza Municipality has clashed with a residents’ representative body, Chitungwiza Residents Trust (Chitrest), after the local authority stated its intention to hire a debt collector to recover over $62 million owed by ratepayers.

[The Herald] Chitungwiza Municipality has clashed with a residents' representative body, Chitungwiza Residents Trust (Chitrest), after the local authority stated its intention to hire a debt collector to recover over $62 million owed by ratepayers.

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Govt Makes Clarifications On Ministries

[The Herald] Government has made clarifications on the nomenclature of some Government ministries following the recent Cabinet reshuffle. In a statement on Friday, Acting Secretary for Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Mr Regis Chikowore sai…

[The Herald] Government has made clarifications on the nomenclature of some Government ministries following the recent Cabinet reshuffle. In a statement on Friday, Acting Secretary for Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Mr Regis Chikowore said the Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck Sibanda had made the clarifications.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Borno Police Confirms Killing of 16 Persons in Multiple Suicide Attack

[Vanguard] Maiduguri -The Borno State Police Command has confirmed the killing of 16 people, including a male and two female suicide bombers around Muna Garage and Muna Dalti general area of Maiduguri metropolis.

[Vanguard] Maiduguri -The Borno State Police Command has confirmed the killing of 16 people, including a male and two female suicide bombers around Muna Garage and Muna Dalti general area of Maiduguri metropolis.

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Upper Saloum Chief Under Police Investigation in Connection to Chinese Donated Rice

[Foroyaa] Information reaching this medium has it that the Chief of Upper Saloum, Malick Mbye, is currently under police investigation in connection with 166 bags of rice donated by China.

[Foroyaa] Information reaching this medium has it that the Chief of Upper Saloum, Malick Mbye, is currently under police investigation in connection with 166 bags of rice donated by China.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Inception Workshop On Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change

[Foroyaa] The Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO, the Global Environment Facility, GEF, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, on Wednesday 18th October 2017, at a local hotel in the Senegambia area opened an inception workshop for Adap…

[Foroyaa] The Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO, the Global Environment Facility, GEF, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, on Wednesday 18th October 2017, at a local hotel in the Senegambia area opened an inception workshop for Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Interim Order / Asset Freeze On Ex-President, Close Associates

[Foroyaa] The Commission of Enquiry, set by President Barrow and commonly called “the Janneh Commission,” has issued an interim order against ex-president Yahya Jammeh and some of his close associates.

[Foroyaa] The Commission of Enquiry, set by President Barrow and commonly called "the Janneh Commission," has issued an interim order against ex-president Yahya Jammeh and some of his close associates.

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Young People Are Responding to the Proposal for Them to Start Enterprises

[Foroyaa] Two young people who were deported from Sweden, have prepared proposals to operate a poultry project. They have been asked to submit their proposals for assessment by a Masters’ Degree holder in Agriculture, so that the viability of their pro…

[Foroyaa] Two young people who were deported from Sweden, have prepared proposals to operate a poultry project. They have been asked to submit their proposals for assessment by a Masters' Degree holder in Agriculture, so that the viability of their project would be assessed. Foroyaa will contact the Ministry of Trade to find out what the young people should do to submit their proposals for consideration and where it should be lodged for onward transmission to the public. Seed money is what many industrious young peo

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