UN Report Warns of Rising Newborn Mortality in Near Future

[New Times] Washington, DC -A latest report by UN agencies warned on Thursday that at current trends of child mortality, nearly 60 million children could die before their fifth birthday between 2017 and 2030, half being newborns.

[New Times] Washington, DC -A latest report by UN agencies warned on Thursday that at current trends of child mortality, nearly 60 million children could die before their fifth birthday between 2017 and 2030, half being newborns.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Govts Commit to Reduce Deaths From Non-Communicable Diseases

[The Herald] Heads of State and Government and ministers from around the world today committed to new and bold action to reduce suffering and death from non-communicable diseases (NCDs), primarily heart and lung diseases, cancers and diabetes, the worl…

[The Herald] Heads of State and Government and ministers from around the world today committed to new and bold action to reduce suffering and death from non-communicable diseases (NCDs), primarily heart and lung diseases, cancers and diabetes, the world's leading killers. Governments endorsed the Montevideo Roadmap 2018-2030 on NCDs as a Sustainable Development Priority at the opening of the three-day Global Conference on Non-communicable Diseases in Montevideo, hosted by WHO and the Presidency of Uruguay.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

In Delta – Whereabouts of 4 Kidnapped Missionaries Remain Unknown

[Vanguard] Asaba -The whereabouts of four kidnapped foreign missionaries from the United Kingdom has remained unknown, six days after they were abducted by unknown gunmen at Enekorogha creek community, Burutu Local Government Area, Delta State.

[Vanguard] Asaba -The whereabouts of four kidnapped foreign missionaries from the United Kingdom has remained unknown, six days after they were abducted by unknown gunmen at Enekorogha creek community, Burutu Local Government Area, Delta State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

SDGs – It’s Long Journey Worth Taking

[Nation] Sometimes when we start a long journey, it can be hard to see how far we’ve gone. Towns begin to look the same, and the destination seems as far away as it did when you started.

[Nation] Sometimes when we start a long journey, it can be hard to see how far we've gone. Towns begin to look the same, and the destination seems as far away as it did when you started.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mogadishu Shows Resilience, Starts Rebuilding Site of Deadly Bombing

[VOA] Residents of Somalia’s capital have developed an exceptional state of resilience over the years. They had to, given how often Mogadishu sees deadly warfare involving Islamist militants, troops from five African countries, and assorted government …

[VOA] Residents of Somalia's capital have developed an exceptional state of resilience over the years. They had to, given how often Mogadishu sees deadly warfare involving Islamist militants, troops from five African countries, and assorted government forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Doctor Escapes Death From Bloodsuckers’ Lynch Mobs

[Nyasa Times] A medical at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital Dr Rodrick Banda says was nearly attacked by heavily armed young men and women near Kameza along Chileka road when he was coming from work last night.

[Nyasa Times] A medical at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital Dr Rodrick Banda says was nearly attacked by heavily armed young men and women near Kameza along Chileka road when he was coming from work last night.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi