Ensuring Safer Pregnancies for Women in Urban Slums

[The Conversation Africa] Globally, there’s a general decline in the number of women who die from pregnancy or childbirth complications. However in Kenya, it remains high at 488 deaths per 100,000 live births. Maternal mortality is a health indicator o…

[The Conversation Africa] Globally, there's a general decline in the number of women who die from pregnancy or childbirth complications. However in Kenya, it remains high at 488 deaths per 100,000 live births. Maternal mortality is a health indicator of the wide gaps between rich and poor, urban and rural areas within countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Rwandan Sportsmen, Artists and Press Corps Recommit to Not Put Their Talent to Waste

[Rwanda Govt] President Paul Kagame has called on Rwanda’s sportsmen, artists and journalists to put their talent to use and claim they place as seasoned professionals in regional and international competitions.

[Rwanda Govt] President Paul Kagame has called on Rwanda's sportsmen, artists and journalists to put their talent to use and claim they place as seasoned professionals in regional and international competitions.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Lagos APC Primaries – Fear, Tension in Oshodi, Shogunle As Rival Group Kills NURTW Boss

[Premium Times] Residents of Shogunle area of Lagos are worried over fear of reprisal attacks following the killing of a prominent member of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Rasaq Bello.

[Premium Times] Residents of Shogunle area of Lagos are worried over fear of reprisal attacks following the killing of a prominent member of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Rasaq Bello.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hein Trains Farmers On Alternative Pest Management

[Daily Observer] The Health, Environment and Information Network (HEIN), a civil-society organization recently convened a two-day capacity building forum on alternative pest management and best agronomic pesticide control to protect the environment fro…

[Daily Observer] The Health, Environment and Information Network (HEIN), a civil-society organization recently convened a two-day capacity building forum on alternative pest management and best agronomic pesticide control to protect the environment from hazardous chemicals.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

The APC Government – a Mid-Term Assessment

[Guardian] The bitterly fought 2015 presidential election left many negative outcomes in its aftermath. The most glaring was a deeply divided country whose populace focussed the allegiance they hardly held to a nation they scarcely believed in its auth…

[Guardian] The bitterly fought 2015 presidential election left many negative outcomes in its aftermath. The most glaring was a deeply divided country whose populace focussed the allegiance they hardly held to a nation they scarcely believed in its authenticity on the political parties they supported, their presidential candidates, and the candidates' religious and other affiliations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Osinbajo’s Speech, a Departure From Views of Prominent Nigerians

[Guardian] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, in his Democracy Day speech yesterday, declared on a note of high optimism that Nigeria is already on the right path and that the Muhammadu Buhari administration “will not deviate from it.”

[Guardian] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, in his Democracy Day speech yesterday, declared on a note of high optimism that Nigeria is already on the right path and that the Muhammadu Buhari administration "will not deviate from it."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Pensioners Are Robbed and Dumped

[Guardian] When the ancient Hebrew wise King Solomon said that the aggressive shall be rich while the poor is feeble (Proverbs 10:4), he probably foresaw the poverty, agony and distress that retired civil servants would face in Nigeria after spending t…

[Guardian] When the ancient Hebrew wise King Solomon said that the aggressive shall be rich while the poor is feeble (Proverbs 10:4), he probably foresaw the poverty, agony and distress that retired civil servants would face in Nigeria after spending their youthful lives and talents working for a system that doesn't care for their welfare. King Solomon was sounding a note of warning to humanity that the only way to liberate from poverty is through diligent working, smartly, along the line of personal vision. Getting

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Union Alleges 90% of Hotel Workers Are Casualised

[Guardian] Abuja -The National Union of Hotels Personal Services Workers (NUHPSW) has raised the alarm that nine out of every 10 workers in the country’s hospitality sector were either casual or contract staff.

[Guardian] Abuja -The National Union of Hotels Personal Services Workers (NUHPSW) has raised the alarm that nine out of every 10 workers in the country's hospitality sector were either casual or contract staff.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria