Why We Need to Value Midwives

[Citizen] Each year, 1 million newborns die during their first day of life, 1.3 million babies are stillborn, and more than 300,000 mothers die during pregnancy and childbirth. That’s about as many deaths as the entire population of Namibia.

[Citizen] Each year, 1 million newborns die during their first day of life, 1.3 million babies are stillborn, and more than 300,000 mothers die during pregnancy and childbirth. That's about as many deaths as the entire population of Namibia.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Double-Booking National Sports Stadium Deplorable

[The Herald] The Warriors started their 2019 AFCON campaign in impressive style, with a 3-0 hammering of Liberia at the National Sports Stadium on the 11th of this month, with skipper Knowledge Musona the star of the show with his superb hat-trick. It …

[The Herald] The Warriors started their 2019 AFCON campaign in impressive style, with a 3-0 hammering of Liberia at the National Sports Stadium on the 11th of this month, with skipper Knowledge Musona the star of the show with his superb hat-trick. It was a magnificent performance by a new-look team, which didn't feature a number of players who were part of the successful 2017 Nations Cup campaign, including former skipper Willard Katsande who has since retired from international football.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Ship By Pallet’ Policy to Cost Nigeria Cargoes

[Daily Trust] Shippers say Nigeria may lose more cargoes to ports in neighbouring countries if federal government insists on a policy to store and transport goods on pallets as a unit.

[Daily Trust] Shippers say Nigeria may lose more cargoes to ports in neighbouring countries if federal government insists on a policy to store and transport goods on pallets as a unit.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UK Donates Fund to Help Drought Victims

[Shabelle] United Kingdom International Development Secretary Priti Patel has called for a new concerted global push to prevent millions of people losing their lives across East Africa to the threat of starvation and disease.

[Shabelle] United Kingdom International Development Secretary Priti Patel has called for a new concerted global push to prevent millions of people losing their lives across East Africa to the threat of starvation and disease.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Container Catches Fire At a Port in Northern Somalia

[Shabelle] A container at the port of Berbera town, caught fire on Sunday night and fire crews are trying hard to put out the fire, Somaliland authorities said. The container was completely destroyed in the ablaze but no human casualties were reported …

[Shabelle] A container at the port of Berbera town, caught fire on Sunday night and fire crews are trying hard to put out the fire, Somaliland authorities said. The container was completely destroyed in the ablaze but no human casualties were reported so far.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

In Dire Need of Blood Donation

[Citizen] According to Mama Ye’s report, Tanzania’s Blood Services: Factsheet 2017, a campaign intended to making life-saving changes for Tanzania’s mothers and babies, only one third of the blood needed in Tanzania is collected by the Tanzania’s Natio…

[Citizen] According to Mama Ye's report, Tanzania's Blood Services: Factsheet 2017, a campaign intended to making life-saving changes for Tanzania's mothers and babies, only one third of the blood needed in Tanzania is collected by the Tanzania's National Blood Transfusion Service.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

The Quest to Solve a Failed Conception

[Citizen] As a general practitioner, I meet patients and people of all sorts. From children, mothers, to male adults. I have personally encountered several women who come with queries and problems of infertility. Most of them try to solve the problem f…

[Citizen] As a general practitioner, I meet patients and people of all sorts. From children, mothers, to male adults. I have personally encountered several women who come with queries and problems of infertility. Most of them try to solve the problem first through pastors, traditional healers and at last they may resort to acquiesce into the idea of going to a doctor.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania