New Hospital for Women and Children to Open

[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -A new hospital offering specialized care for women and children will open in February, the Seychelles health authorities announced on Tuesday.

[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -A new hospital offering specialized care for women and children will open in February, the Seychelles health authorities announced on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Ghana’s Opposition Leader – ‘The Country Needs Change’

[Deutsche Welle] One day before Ghana goes to the polls, opposition frontrunner Nana Akufo-Addo tells DW’s Adrian Kriesch about his vision for the country, the fairness of the vote and how he approaches his critics.

[Deutsche Welle] One day before Ghana goes to the polls, opposition frontrunner Nana Akufo-Addo tells DW's Adrian Kriesch about his vision for the country, the fairness of the vote and how he approaches his critics.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Let’s Finish the Journey We’ve Started, Urges Incumbent in Final Election Campaign Rally

[RFI] Calling on his supporters to give him another four years in office, incumbent President John Dramani Mahama said he needed to finish what he started and “complete the journey”. Mahama, who is up against main opposition challenger Nana Akufo-Addo,…

[RFI] Calling on his supporters to give him another four years in office, incumbent President John Dramani Mahama said he needed to finish what he started and "complete the journey". Mahama, who is up against main opposition challenger Nana Akufo-Addo, spoke during the National Democratic Congress (NDC) party's final election rally at Accra Sports Stadium on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Refunite, the Technology That Reunites Refugee Families

[RFI] This week, African Media looks at an online technology, Refunite, that helps migrants and refugees to locate their loved ones, wherever they are. But first we go to Morocco, where a TV show sparked outrage on a lot of social media this week.

[RFI] This week, African Media looks at an online technology, Refunite, that helps migrants and refugees to locate their loved ones, wherever they are. But first we go to Morocco, where a TV show sparked outrage on a lot of social media this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Somali Deputy PM Retains His Lower House Seat

[Shabelle] The outgoing deputy prime minister of Somalia Mohamed Omar Arte has been elected as federal PM after a lower house election held on Wednesday in Mogadishu. Mr Arte has retained his seat after defeating his main rival contender in tough conte…

[Shabelle] The outgoing deputy prime minister of Somalia Mohamed Omar Arte has been elected as federal PM after a lower house election held on Wednesday in Mogadishu. Mr Arte has retained his seat after defeating his main rival contender in tough contest, 47 and 4 votes respectively, according to the poll results obtained by Radio Shabelle.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Al-Shabaab Claims Killing 4 KDF Soldiers in Somalia

[Shabelle] At least four Kenyan defense force soldiers were killed, several injured in a bomb attack on KDF military convoy in southern Somalia on Wednesday, according to Al shabaab statement.

[Shabelle] At least four Kenyan defense force soldiers were killed, several injured in a bomb attack on KDF military convoy in southern Somalia on Wednesday, according to Al shabaab statement.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

AU Seeks Compensation for AMISOM Troops in Somalia

[Shabelle] The African Union (AU) Peace and Security Department and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are seeking ways of enhancing the management of compensation of personnel from Troop and Police Contributing countries to AMISOM.

[Shabelle] The African Union (AU) Peace and Security Department and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are seeking ways of enhancing the management of compensation of personnel from Troop and Police Contributing countries to AMISOM.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Tobacco Reaping Starts

[The Herald] Farmers with an early-planted irrigated tobacco crop have started reaping, while others are counting their losses after their crop was destroyed by hailstorm in parts of the country.Zimbabwe Commercial Farmers Union president Mr Wonder Cha…

[The Herald] Farmers with an early-planted irrigated tobacco crop have started reaping, while others are counting their losses after their crop was destroyed by hailstorm in parts of the country.Zimbabwe Commercial Farmers Union president Mr Wonder Chabikwa yesterday confirmed that farmers with the early crop had started reaping.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Free Eye Surgery in Darfur, Cancer Cases in Central Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] El Wehda / Wad Medani -Free temporary health centres for eye examination and surgeries opened their doors in El Wehda locality in South Darfur on Monday. In El Gezira, there have been 2,340 new cancer cases in one hospital this year.

[Radio Dabanga] El Wehda / Wad Medani -Free temporary health centres for eye examination and surgeries opened their doors in El Wehda locality in South Darfur on Monday. In El Gezira, there have been 2,340 new cancer cases in one hospital this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

’40 Politicians, Activists Detained’ – Sudan Opposition

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Approximately 40 people have been detained since the Sudanese government announced the liberalisation of the fuel market and other austerity measures one month ago, according to the Sudan Appeal opposition alliance.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Approximately 40 people have been detained since the Sudanese government announced the liberalisation of the fuel market and other austerity measures one month ago, according to the Sudan Appeal opposition alliance.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan