Malawi Prepares for Black Death Plague

[Nyasa Times] Malawi is on alert for any possible incident of the deadly airborne plague though it has been identified as one of the hotspots by the World Health Organization as priority countries to get ready to defend against the black death, its nei…

[Nyasa Times] Malawi is on alert for any possible incident of the deadly airborne plague though it has been identified as one of the hotspots by the World Health Organization as priority countries to get ready to defend against the black death, its neighours are at risk amongys nine countries who has been placed on high alert, Ministry of Health has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Al-Shabaab Figthers Killed in U.S. Airstrikes in Bay

[Dalsan Radio] The US on Thursday launched an airstrike in Somalia’s Bay region killing several Alshabaab militants, a statement from US AfriCom said. The airstrike occurred around 3:00pm local time but the statement was not clear who the main target was.

[Dalsan Radio] The US on Thursday launched an airstrike in Somalia's Bay region killing several Alshabaab militants, a statement from US AfriCom said. The airstrike occurred around 3:00pm local time but the statement was not clear who the main target was.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Namibia to Ratify ILO Convention Protocol Against Forced Labour

[New Era] Windhoek -The Namibian government, through the Minister of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation, Erkki Nghimtina, registered and deposited the Instrument of Ratification of the Forced Labour Protocol on November 6, 2017, in Ge…

[New Era] Windhoek -The Namibian government, through the Minister of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation, Erkki Nghimtina, registered and deposited the Instrument of Ratification of the Forced Labour Protocol on November 6, 2017, in Geneva, Switzerland. The Forced Labour Protocol (No. 29) was adopted in 2014 by the International Labour Conference in order to address gaps in the implementation of the Forced Labour Convention. The protocol gives hope to the global fight against all forms of forced labour, inclu

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Girl, 2, Shot in Mouth – Latest Child Victim in Cape Town Shootings

[News24Wire] Police say a two-year-old girl has been shot in the mouth and a man has been killed in a shooting in Elsies River, a suburb east of Cape Town which has been the centre of recent gang wars.

[News24Wire] Police say a two-year-old girl has been shot in the mouth and a man has been killed in a shooting in Elsies River, a suburb east of Cape Town which has been the centre of recent gang wars.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Life Esidimeni – Qedani Mahlangu to Testify in January

[News24Wire] Former Gauteng MEC for health Qedani Mahlangu’s legal representatives have told the Life Esidimeni hearings that she would be willing to come testify in January 2018.

[News24Wire] Former Gauteng MEC for health Qedani Mahlangu's legal representatives have told the Life Esidimeni hearings that she would be willing to come testify in January 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gakuru Crash – Dt Dobie to Probe If Mercedes Benz Was Faulty

[Nairobi News] Detectives investigating the accident that killed Nyeri Governor Wahome Gakuru have sought the assistance of Mercedes Benz franchise holder DT Dobie, tyre maker Pirelli and the Transport ministry in the inquiry.

[Nairobi News] Detectives investigating the accident that killed Nyeri Governor Wahome Gakuru have sought the assistance of Mercedes Benz franchise holder DT Dobie, tyre maker Pirelli and the Transport ministry in the inquiry.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

The Trial Explained

[The WOMAN Trial] The WOMAN trial, coordinated by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) is an international clinical trial of the effect of tranexamic acid on death, hysterectomy and other maternal outcomes, in women with PPH.

[The WOMAN Trial] The WOMAN trial, coordinated by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) is an international clinical trial of the effect of tranexamic acid on death, hysterectomy and other maternal outcomes, in women with PPH.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Botswana Has the Best Police Force in Africa, Nigeria Ranked the Worst

[This is Africa] Botswana has the best police in Africa and Nigeria the worst, the World Internal Security and Police Index reveals. Globally, Uganda, Kenya and the DRC were ranked 124, 125 and 126 respectively, out of the 127 countries ranked. What do…

[This is Africa] Botswana has the best police in Africa and Nigeria the worst, the World Internal Security and Police Index reveals. Globally, Uganda, Kenya and the DRC were ranked 124, 125 and 126 respectively, out of the 127 countries ranked. What do you think of the performance of the police force in your country?

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Superwoman of Masisi

[Concern USA] Among the thousands of people that live in Katale, a town located in Masisi territory in the DRC’s North Kivu Province, there is one superwoman. More than 8,000 people have settled in this area, displaced mainly from the 11 villages in the nearby Kisuma area. Katale was once a modest sized town of about 4,000 people — but as violence has swept over this region, those numbers have swelled. And it is here, in a small school room that our superwoman — real name Nyirakamana Bakenga Jeanne &md

[Concern USA] Among the thousands of people that live in Katale, a town located in Masisi territory in the DRC's North Kivu Province, there is one superwoman. More than 8,000 people have settled in this area, displaced mainly from the 11 villages in the nearby Kisuma area. Katale was once a modest sized town of about 4,000 people -- but as violence has swept over this region, those numbers have swelled. And it is here, in a small school room that our superwoman -- real name Nyirakamana Bakenga Jeanne &md

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa