Bomb Blast Injures Six Children in Pader District

[Monitor] Pader -Six children from the same family in Pader District are nursing severe wounds after an object suspected to be a bomb which they were playing with exploded and injured them.

[Monitor] Pader -Six children from the same family in Pader District are nursing severe wounds after an object suspected to be a bomb which they were playing with exploded and injured them.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda Prepare for Voyage Into Unknown Against Ghana

[RFI] Uganda embraced their status as Group D underdogs as they prepared to face Ghana in their first match at the Africa Cup of Nations for 39 years. The last time Uganda’s footballers contested a game in the tournament was a defeat to Ghana in the fi…

[RFI] Uganda embraced their status as Group D underdogs as they prepared to face Ghana in their first match at the Africa Cup of Nations for 39 years. The last time Uganda's footballers contested a game in the tournament was a defeat to Ghana in the final in Accra.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Ministry to Launch Competency Levels Report for Class 3 Pupils in Key Subjects

[Nation] The Ministry of Education will on Tuesday release a report on competences that class three pupils have in Mathematics, English, Kiswahili and life skills.

[Nation] The Ministry of Education will on Tuesday release a report on competences that class three pupils have in Mathematics, English, Kiswahili and life skills.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Armed Gangsters Attack Slain ICC Witness Yebei’s Wife

[Nation] Lilian Yebei, widow of International Criminal Court witness the late Meshack Yebei, was early Tuesday morning attacked by armed gangsters at her Langat home in Eldoret.

[Nation] Lilian Yebei, widow of International Criminal Court witness the late Meshack Yebei, was early Tuesday morning attacked by armed gangsters at her Langat home in Eldoret.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Military Determined to Rescue Chibok Girls – Defence Minister

[Vanguard] Minister of Defence, Brigadier General Mansur Dan Ali (retd), has reiterated the determination of the military to rescue the abducted Chibok schoolgirls, saying that the capture of Camp Zero in Sambisa forest was only a mission accomplished …

[Vanguard] Minister of Defence, Brigadier General Mansur Dan Ali (retd), has reiterated the determination of the military to rescue the abducted Chibok schoolgirls, saying that the capture of Camp Zero in Sambisa forest was only a mission accomplished and not the end to the campaign against Boko Haram.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenyan Public Cautioned As Bird Flu Reported in Uganda

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The public is being urged not to touch or eat wild birds or other animals that are found dead following the outbreak of bird flu in Uganda along the shores of Lake Victoria near Entebbe.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The public is being urged not to touch or eat wild birds or other animals that are found dead following the outbreak of bird flu in Uganda along the shores of Lake Victoria near Entebbe.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Lassa Fever – NCDC Confirms 9 Deaths, 20 Cases in 7 States

[Vanguard] The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed nine deaths and 20 cases of Lassa Fever in seven states since the beginning of the dry season in December 2016; even as it commences implementation of its plan to strengthen nationw…

[Vanguard] The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed nine deaths and 20 cases of Lassa Fever in seven states since the beginning of the dry season in December 2016; even as it commences implementation of its plan to strengthen nationwide response capacity to anticipated Lassa Fever cases.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria