How Whatsapp Is Used to Fight Cancer in Tanzania

[Citizen] There is a sickening upsurge of fake cancer information in Tanzania, yet not many people fully understand the disease, its symptoms and how to surmount the barriers of seeking medical help.

[Citizen] There is a sickening upsurge of fake cancer information in Tanzania, yet not many people fully understand the disease, its symptoms and how to surmount the barriers of seeking medical help.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

HIV Self-Testing Can Really Help ‘End’ the Pandemic

[Citizen] Recently, the Deputy Minister for Health during the parliamentary question and answer session indicated of current plans to pilot HIV self-testing in the near future. I must say this is a great step and deserves to be commended.

[Citizen] Recently, the Deputy Minister for Health during the parliamentary question and answer session indicated of current plans to pilot HIV self-testing in the near future. I must say this is a great step and deserves to be commended.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Mothers and Babies Set to Benefit From Better Nutrition

[Citizen] Over 680,000 people in two regions–Mwanza and Simiyu, are set to benefit from a Sh4.7billion project known as ‘Right Start’, which aims at boosting nutrition services.

[Citizen] Over 680,000 people in two regions--Mwanza and Simiyu, are set to benefit from a Sh4.7billion project known as 'Right Start', which aims at boosting nutrition services.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Intensify Productivity, Equity, Not Birth Limits

[Citizen] The assertion by Deputy Minister for Finance and Planning, Dr Ashatu Kijaji, that the government has no plan to introduce statutory family planning is most apt in the face of the apparent clamour from some quarters that there should be a ceil…

[Citizen] The assertion by Deputy Minister for Finance and Planning, Dr Ashatu Kijaji, that the government has no plan to introduce statutory family planning is most apt in the face of the apparent clamour from some quarters that there should be a ceiling for the number of children a couple should have.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Gritty Stars Off to a Flying Start

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A telling moment of individual brilliance by man-of-the-match Shiza Kichuya did it for Taifa Stars in their Cosafa Cup opener against a resolute Malawi side, which they beat 2-0 in South Africa yesterday.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A telling moment of individual brilliance by man-of-the-match Shiza Kichuya did it for Taifa Stars in their Cosafa Cup opener against a resolute Malawi side, which they beat 2-0 in South Africa yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

More Nigerians Die of Meningitis, 1,098 Cases in Six Weeks

[Guardian] No fewer than 1,166 persons have died of cerebrospinal meningitis across 25 states in the country.This was revealed in the latest report by the National Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) on the ongoing subtype C of the disease in Nigeria.

[Guardian] No fewer than 1,166 persons have died of cerebrospinal meningitis across 25 states in the country.This was revealed in the latest report by the National Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) on the ongoing subtype C of the disease in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hashtag #StopMagufuli Trends on Twitter

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The recent statement by President John Magufuli that teenage mothers will not be allowed to resume their studies after giving birth has sparked heated debate on social and mainstream media in Kenya.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The recent statement by President John Magufuli that teenage mothers will not be allowed to resume their studies after giving birth has sparked heated debate on social and mainstream media in Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Mchacha Boasts DPP Gaining More Ground As PP Loses More Members to Ruling Party

[Nyasa Times] About 78 members of opposition Peoples Party (PP) and Malawi Congress Party (MCP) in the southern region on Saturday defected to the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) due to what they described as instability in the two parties.

[Nyasa Times] About 78 members of opposition Peoples Party (PP) and Malawi Congress Party (MCP) in the southern region on Saturday defected to the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) due to what they described as instability in the two parties.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Malawi Police Arrest Polygamous Man for Torching First Wife’s House

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police on Likoma Island are keeping in custody a 64-year-old polygamous man for setting on fire the house in which his first wife and children were living.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police on Likoma Island are keeping in custody a 64-year-old polygamous man for setting on fire the house in which his first wife and children were living.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi