Why Kisumu MCAs Rejected Cheaper Birth Control

[Nation] Kisumu MCAs have rejected proposals to lower the cost of birth control, arguing that this will prevent the region from acquiring the desired numbers for political advantage.

[Nation] Kisumu MCAs have rejected proposals to lower the cost of birth control, arguing that this will prevent the region from acquiring the desired numbers for political advantage.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Does Nigeria’s Yoruba Have the World’s Highest Twin Birth Rate?

[Africa Check] The idea that eating yams increases the chance of twins seems to be backed up by the high twinning rate in parts where the vegetable is popular. But it’s not grounded in solid evidence.

[Africa Check] The idea that eating yams increases the chance of twins seems to be backed up by the high twinning rate in parts where the vegetable is popular. But it's not grounded in solid evidence.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Veterans Call on Prosecuting Head to Freeze Assets in Rail Agency Case

[GroundUp] UDF Veterans and Shaun Abrahams, the National Director of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), have traded accusations in a series of letters. The veterans have given Abrahams 24 hours to freeze the assets of those involved in corruptio…

[GroundUp] UDF Veterans and Shaun Abrahams, the National Director of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), have traded accusations in a series of letters. The veterans have given Abrahams 24 hours to freeze the assets of those involved in corruption with the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Medical Doctors,10 Others Quarantined in Bayelsa Over New Viral Disease, Monkey Pox

[This Day] Yenagoa -At least 11 persons, including a medical doctor, suspected to have been infected with a new viral disease known as monkey pox have been quarantined in Bayelsa.

[This Day] Yenagoa -At least 11 persons, including a medical doctor, suspected to have been infected with a new viral disease known as monkey pox have been quarantined in Bayelsa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenya Pulls Out of U17 World Cup Qualifiers

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Football Kenya Federation has announced that the country has withdrawn its team from the 2018 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup Qualifiers with the first round match against Ethiopia having been scheduled for October 13 in Addis Ababa.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Football Kenya Federation has announced that the country has withdrawn its team from the 2018 FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup Qualifiers with the first round match against Ethiopia having been scheduled for October 13 in Addis Ababa.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Hundreds to March in Cape Town Over 11 Killed in Philippi

[News24Wire] Hundreds of people are expected to march in the Cape Town CBD on Thursday morning in solidarity with the families of the 11 people who were killed during a shooting in the Marikana informal settlement in Philippi on Friday evening.

[News24Wire] Hundreds of people are expected to march in the Cape Town CBD on Thursday morning in solidarity with the families of the 11 people who were killed during a shooting in the Marikana informal settlement in Philippi on Friday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MP Savula’s Bodyguard, Friend to His Son Killed in Car Crash

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Two people, among them the bodyguard to Lugari Member of Parliament Ayub Savula, were killed in an accident that occurred in Nairobi’s Karen suburb Wednesday night.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Two people, among them the bodyguard to Lugari Member of Parliament Ayub Savula, were killed in an accident that occurred in Nairobi's Karen suburb Wednesday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mobutu’s Aides Want Ex-leader’s Name Restored, Remains Returned

[VOA] Twenty years after he passed away, there is nothing in the capital of the former Zaire to remind visitors of Mobutu Sese Seko, the man famous for building big statues, bringing Muhammad Ali to Kinshasa, and ruling the country with an iron fist fo…

[VOA] Twenty years after he passed away, there is nothing in the capital of the former Zaire to remind visitors of Mobutu Sese Seko, the man famous for building big statues, bringing Muhammad Ali to Kinshasa, and ruling the country with an iron fist for 32 years.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa