Ethiopia Celebrates First African Leader of the World Health Organization

[Deutsche Welle] Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus hopes to expand healthcare access for the world’s poor. But his tenure as former Ethiopian health minister has not been without controversy.

[Deutsche Welle] Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus hopes to expand healthcare access for the world's poor. But his tenure as former Ethiopian health minister has not been without controversy.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Cricket – Soft Dismissals Cost Proteas As England Cruise to Victory

[News24Wire] The Proteas were unable to build on the foundation laid by Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis and succumbed to a 72-run defeat to England in the first of three ODIs at Headingley on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The Proteas were unable to build on the foundation laid by Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis and succumbed to a 72-run defeat to England in the first of three ODIs at Headingley on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rich Gang’s Ivan Semwanga Dies

[Monitor] Flamboyant Ugandan businessman and socialite Ivan Semwanga who was recently rushed to a South African hospital in critical condition has died.

[Monitor] Flamboyant Ugandan businessman and socialite Ivan Semwanga who was recently rushed to a South African hospital in critical condition has died.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kiprop, Chepng’etich Go for Glory At Prefontaine

[Nation] Fresh from winning in Shanghai, Olympic 1,500m champion Faith Chepng’etich shifts her focus to Prefontaine Classic as World 1,500m champion Asbel Kiprop launches his season with the Bowerman Mile title defence the event that starts Friday.

[Nation] Fresh from winning in Shanghai, Olympic 1,500m champion Faith Chepng'etich shifts her focus to Prefontaine Classic as World 1,500m champion Asbel Kiprop launches his season with the Bowerman Mile title defence the event that starts Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Why Rufiji Residents Are Reluctant to Cooperate Over Murders

[Citizen] Ikwiriri -The police may be undermining their own success in the hunt for the mysterious gunmen in the south of the coast region who have executed 32 people, among them 11 police officers, it has emerged.

[Citizen] Ikwiriri -The police may be undermining their own success in the hunt for the mysterious gunmen in the south of the coast region who have executed 32 people, among them 11 police officers, it has emerged.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Al-Shabaab Claims Deadly Mogadishu Attack

[Al Jazeera] A bombing claimed by the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab group has killed eight people and injured 15 more in the Somali capital, according to a spokesman for Mogadishu’s mayor.

[Al Jazeera] A bombing claimed by the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab group has killed eight people and injured 15 more in the Somali capital, according to a spokesman for Mogadishu's mayor.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Remembering the Eritrean Dream On Independence Day

[Al Jazeera] Twenty-six years ago today, Eritrea’s 30-year war of independence against Ethiopia ended with Eritrean freedom fighters marching to the capital, Asmara. Unfortunately, it took less than a decade for the grand hopes and ideals that Eritrean…

[Al Jazeera] Twenty-six years ago today, Eritrea's 30-year war of independence against Ethiopia ended with Eritrean freedom fighters marching to the capital, Asmara. Unfortunately, it took less than a decade for the grand hopes and ideals that Eritreans initially had for the future of their country to evaporate into thin air.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

97% of People With Hearing Impairment Are Not Watching TV

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Ninety seven per cent of people with hearing impairment are not watching television in Tanzania because they can’t follow up the programs and there is no one to interpret for them.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Ninety seven per cent of people with hearing impairment are not watching television in Tanzania because they can't follow up the programs and there is no one to interpret for them.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania