Meru University Student Leader Shot Dead By Police

[Nation] A student leader at Meru University of Science and Technology was on Tuesday afternoon shot dead by police during protests against high school fees and poor learning conditions at the institution.

[Nation] A student leader at Meru University of Science and Technology was on Tuesday afternoon shot dead by police during protests against high school fees and poor learning conditions at the institution.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Planned Authority to Weed Graft Out Irrigation Schemes

[Nation] Irrigation schemes will undergo periodic audits to rid them of financial and governance inconsistencies, if a new legislation on establishment of the National Irrigation Development Authority (NIDA) is adopted. The Irrigation Bill 2017 current…

[Nation] Irrigation schemes will undergo periodic audits to rid them of financial and governance inconsistencies, if a new legislation on establishment of the National Irrigation Development Authority (NIDA) is adopted. The Irrigation Bill 2017 currently at committee stage in Parliament seeks to promote and regulate development and management of irrigation in Kenya. The Bill sponsored by Majority Leader in the National Assembly Aden Duale provides for regulation of irrigation, which Kenya is banking on to cut overr

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Pregnant Women Warned Against Baby Skin Bleaching Pills

[Daily Trust] Women in Ghana have been warned against a growing trend for taking pills during pregnancy to lighten the skin of their unborn babies while they are still in the womb.

[Daily Trust] Women in Ghana have been warned against a growing trend for taking pills during pregnancy to lighten the skin of their unborn babies while they are still in the womb.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Nearly Two-Thirds of the Population At Risk of Rising Hunger

[WFP] More than 7 million people in South Sudan – almost two-thirds of the population – could become severely food insecure in the coming months without sustained humanitarian assistance and access, three United Nations agencies warned today.

[WFP] More than 7 million people in South Sudan - almost two-thirds of the population - could become severely food insecure in the coming months without sustained humanitarian assistance and access, three United Nations agencies warned today.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan