Hoping for a Child Who Survives

[HRW] When 14-year-old Hassina had still not given birth after more than two days of labor, her family started to worry. She was bleeding and had passed out more than once from exhaustion and pain. The nearest hospital was miles away. Ambulances had no…

[HRW] When 14-year-old Hassina had still not given birth after more than two days of labor, her family started to worry. She was bleeding and had passed out more than once from exhaustion and pain. The nearest hospital was miles away. Ambulances had not been seen for years in the war-torn Nuba Mountains - the area of Sudan she called home - and nobody in her village owned a car.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Peter Amewu Orders Closure of Illegal Mining Firm, Arrests Four Expatriates

[Ghana Star] Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Peter Amewu, has caused the arrest of four expatriates operating an illegal gold mine at Tontokrom in the Amansie West District of the Ashanti Region.

[Ghana Star] Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Peter Amewu, has caused the arrest of four expatriates operating an illegal gold mine at Tontokrom in the Amansie West District of the Ashanti Region.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Robotics Contest for Youth Promotes Innovation for Economic Growth

[VOA] Several hundred middle school and high school students from Senegal and surrounding countries spent last week in Dakar building robots. Organizers of the annual robotics competition say the goal is to encourage African governments and private don…

[VOA] Several hundred middle school and high school students from Senegal and surrounding countries spent last week in Dakar building robots. Organizers of the annual robotics competition say the goal is to encourage African governments and private donors to invest more in science and math education throughout the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Obstruction of Aid Endangers Women’s Lives

[HRW] Nairobi -Most women and girls in the rebel-held Nuba Mountains of Sudan lack access to reproductive health care, including emergency obstetric care, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Their plight is one of the little known yet f…

[HRW] Nairobi -Most women and girls in the rebel-held Nuba Mountains of Sudan lack access to reproductive health care, including emergency obstetric care, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Their plight is one of the little known yet far-reaching effects of years of obstruction of aid to the area by the Sudanese government and armed opposition.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Deputy Justice Minister Hijacked At Gunpoint, Escapes Unharmed

[News24Wire] Deputy Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Thabang Makwetla, was hijacked at gun point on Sunday night and forced to withdraw money, before being dumped in the North West, his spokesperson said.

[News24Wire] Deputy Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Thabang Makwetla, was hijacked at gun point on Sunday night and forced to withdraw money, before being dumped in the North West, his spokesperson said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Excavator Torched As Laikipia Ranch Attacks Resume After Lull

[Nation] Despite assurances by the State that hundreds of illegal herders have been flushed out of Laikipia County and about 10 government guns recovered, the armed herders continue causing mayhem.

[Nation] Despite assurances by the State that hundreds of illegal herders have been flushed out of Laikipia County and about 10 government guns recovered, the armed herders continue causing mayhem.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Opposition Leader Issues Ultimatum To Raila Odinga

[Nation] A fierce battle for influence and positioning in anticipation of a Nasa government is the cause of a rift within Wiper Democratic Movement that has sucked in presidential hopeful Raila Odinga.

[Nation] A fierce battle for influence and positioning in anticipation of a Nasa government is the cause of a rift within Wiper Democratic Movement that has sucked in presidential hopeful Raila Odinga.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Land – 1.8 Million Hectares Transferred to Communal Trusts Since 1994

[News24Wire] Almost 2 million hectares of land have been transferred to communal property associations (CPAs) and trusts since 1994, Land and Rural Development Minister Gugile Nkwinti has revealed.

[News24Wire] Almost 2 million hectares of land have been transferred to communal property associations (CPAs) and trusts since 1994, Land and Rural Development Minister Gugile Nkwinti has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa