The First Lady and Melinda Gates Call for Women and Girls Focus for Kenya’s Affordable Health Care

[Kenya Presidency] First Lady Margaret Kenyatta met with Mrs. Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to discuss their shared commitment to improving health outcomes for Kenya’s women and girls. They also explored opportunities to deepen the foundation’s partnership with Kenya. The two agreed that women and girls should remain at the centre of Kenya’s health policy and become key beneficiaries in the Government of Kenya’s new focus on affordable health care.

[Kenya Presidency] First Lady Margaret Kenyatta met with Mrs. Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to discuss their shared commitment to improving health outcomes for Kenya's women and girls. They also explored opportunities to deepen the foundation's partnership with Kenya. The two agreed that women and girls should remain at the centre of Kenya's health policy and become key beneficiaries in the Government of Kenya's new focus on affordable health care.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt Intensifies Teaching in Vernacular for Lower Primary

[Observer] Inside a hot classroom is a group of adults seated and attentively listening to an instructor standing in front of the class, teaching sentence construction in the Lusoga language.

[Observer] Inside a hot classroom is a group of adults seated and attentively listening to an instructor standing in front of the class, teaching sentence construction in the Lusoga language.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Bring It On! Nasa Supporters Dare Police Boss Koome

[Nairobi News] Supporters of Nasa have sent a series of messages to Nairobi police boss Japheth Koome ahead of the planned swearing in of Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka on Tuesday.

[Nairobi News] Supporters of Nasa have sent a series of messages to Nairobi police boss Japheth Koome ahead of the planned swearing in of Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Falling Water Levels Threaten Lives of Animals At Tarangire National Park

[Citizen] Arusha -Animals at Tarangire National Park in northern Tanzania may face extinction in years to come, if necessary measures are not taken to rescue Tarangire River from drying up.

[Citizen] Arusha -Animals at Tarangire National Park in northern Tanzania may face extinction in years to come, if necessary measures are not taken to rescue Tarangire River from drying up.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Trump Promised Us U.S.$15 Billion, Says Opposition

[New Zimbabwe] Mutare -U.S. President Donald Trump pledged to bail out the MDC Alliance government with $15 billion for reconstruction and economic recovery programmes if they are voted into office in the forthcoming polls scheduled for July this year,…

[New Zimbabwe] Mutare -U.S. President Donald Trump pledged to bail out the MDC Alliance government with $15 billion for reconstruction and economic recovery programmes if they are voted into office in the forthcoming polls scheduled for July this year, MDC Alliance President has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Auditor General Lists Weak Government Departments

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The 2017 Auditor General’s (AG) report is out. And its findings and recommendations for the year ended June 30, 2017 expose weaknesses in many government departments.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The 2017 Auditor General's (AG) report is out. And its findings and recommendations for the year ended June 30, 2017 expose weaknesses in many government departments.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Reconsidering Governance in Africa

[Independent (Kampala)] If you follow debate on Africa anywhere in the world, everyone will tell you that the main problem with our countries is governance. Yet this claim is new, picked from the World Bank’s World Development Report of 1989. Now it ha…

[Independent (Kampala)] If you follow debate on Africa anywhere in the world, everyone will tell you that the main problem with our countries is governance. Yet this claim is new, picked from the World Bank's World Development Report of 1989. Now it has entered the lexicon of politics as a religion; the very reason we need to focus on it. In the 1960s and 70s, the main issue was that African countries are poor because of their integration into the world economy as producers of unprocessed raw materials.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Terrorism – Museveni Pushes Multi-Dimensional Approach

[Independent (Kampala)] Addis Ababa -For Africa to combat the threat of transnational terrorism on the continent, it must employ a multi-dimensional approach, President Yoweri Museveni has said.

[Independent (Kampala)] Addis Ababa -For Africa to combat the threat of transnational terrorism on the continent, it must employ a multi-dimensional approach, President Yoweri Museveni has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda