How A Community-Based Approach to Mental Health Is Making Strides

[The Conversation Africa] In Africa, epidemics are associated with outbreaks like cholera and measles or HIV and tuberculosis. Mental health would possibly be the last item on anyone’s list of big health challenges.

[The Conversation Africa] In Africa, epidemics are associated with outbreaks like cholera and measles or HIV and tuberculosis. Mental health would possibly be the last item on anyone's list of big health challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Pen Pal Program Connects U.S. Students with Refugee Camp

[VOA] Fifth grade students at High Peaks Elementary School in Boulder, Colorado began exchanging letters several months ago with students at a primary school in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp. They are participating in a pen pal program facilitated by the…

[VOA] Fifth grade students at High Peaks Elementary School in Boulder, Colorado began exchanging letters several months ago with students at a primary school in Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp. They are participating in a pen pal program facilitated by the U.S.-based humanitarian group CARE.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘Opposition Youths’ Beat High Court Sheriff

[The Herald] MDC-T thugs yesterday attacked an Additional Sheriff of the High Court in a bid to block him from serving their party leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai with summons in which he is being sued for failing to pay facilitators of his failed “grand c…

[The Herald] MDC-T thugs yesterday attacked an Additional Sheriff of the High Court in a bid to block him from serving their party leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai with summons in which he is being sued for failing to pay facilitators of his failed "grand coalition" in the run-up to the 2013 harmonised elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Three Students Dead, Dozens Injured After Bus Overturns

[Nation] Three students died Friday morning at Kaptimbor in the outskirts of Kabarnet town after a driver lost control of a bus they were travelling in to Turkana after school games held in Baringo County.

[Nation] Three students died Friday morning at Kaptimbor in the outskirts of Kabarnet town after a driver lost control of a bus they were travelling in to Turkana after school games held in Baringo County.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt Releases June Pay Dates

[The Herald] Government has released pay dates for civil servants for the month of June that will see the education sector receiving their 2016 annual bonus on June 27.

[The Herald] Government has released pay dates for civil servants for the month of June that will see the education sector receiving their 2016 annual bonus on June 27.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Assistant of President Affirms State Keenness to Enhance Micro-Finance Experiment

[SNA] Khartoum -Assistant of the President of the Republic and Deputy Chairman of the National Congress for the Party’s Affairs, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud, has affirmed keenness of the state to enhance the micro-finance experiment toward transferring al…

[SNA] Khartoum -Assistant of the President of the Republic and Deputy Chairman of the National Congress for the Party's Affairs, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud, has affirmed keenness of the state to enhance the micro-finance experiment toward transferring all the society sectors into productive ones by engagement in the small and medium-scale industries and benefiting from the available experiences and abundant resources.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Herder Dies, Another Loses Legs in Darfur UXO Blast

[Radio Dabanga] Jebel Marra -A herder is dead and another lost both his legs when an item of unexploded ordnance (UXO) detonated near to the Abuzaid agricultural project in eastern Jebel Marra.

[Radio Dabanga] Jebel Marra -A herder is dead and another lost both his legs when an item of unexploded ordnance (UXO) detonated near to the Abuzaid agricultural project in eastern Jebel Marra.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Amnesty Calls On Sudan to ‘End the Miscarriage of Justice Against Dr Mudawi’

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Reacting to the start of the trial against Sudanese human right champion Dr Mudawi Ibrahim Adam and his colleague Hafiz Idris Eldoma in Khartoum today, Amnesty International has called on the Sudanese authorities to immediatel…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Reacting to the start of the trial against Sudanese human right champion Dr Mudawi Ibrahim Adam and his colleague Hafiz Idris Eldoma in Khartoum today, Amnesty International has called on the Sudanese authorities to immediately release them, and "halt its misguided assault on dissenting voices in the country".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan