Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Kenya: 83 chemists shut down, 83 operators arrested

83 chemists have been closed down and 83 people arrested in an impromptu raid on illegal operators. The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (KPPB) under the Health...

As Coca-Cola considers cannabis drinks, hopes for CBD still higher than the science

Cannabidiol, a compound of marijuana that does not get the user high, is becoming popular in consumer products but needs more research, experts say. For...

Kenyan girls forced into sex in exchange for sanitary products

Exclusive: Research by Unicef finds 65 per cent of females in the Kibera slum had traded sex for sanitary pads Girls in Kenya are forced...

Cholera leaves 14 dead, 400 hospitalized in Maidaguri, Nigeria

Cholera has killed 14 people with almost 400 hospitalised in the past week in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, the Borno state health commissioner...

Somaliland: Boy Saves Older Brother Of Man-eating Hyena

A young boy who is fatally wounded is in a precarious state at Dr. Hagar Hospital in Burao following a hyena attack that left him...

Somaliland: Puntland-Organized Militia Rob Expecting Mothers of Only Ambulance

It was the only working ambulance for Heis (Xiis Xarrago) District some 111 kilometers west of the provincial capital of Sanaag, Somaliland. A ragtag militia,...

Somaliland: Ahmed Siilaanyo Pays Visit To Ailing Ex-Minister Sandulle

Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud "Siilaanyo', the President who, only nine months ago, left the helm of the country's leadership to incumbent Musa Bihi Abdi, has once...

Former Brazil striker Ronaldo says he is hospitalised with flu

Retired Brazilian striker Ronaldo said Sunday he is in hospital with a "bad flu" on the Spanish holiday island of Ibiza but reassured fans...
Kenya Plastic Bags

Kenya: How ban on plastic bags inspired innovators to create eco-friendly alternatives

Nearly one year since Kenya imposed a plastic bags ban, the country’s streets are cleaner, waterways are clearer and plastic bags are slowly becoming...

Somaliland Health Authorities Recall Valsartan, other Risk-Drugs From Markets

The U.S.  Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) ordered the total recall of a number of drugs, including Valsartan, said to be of high risk...

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How Waddani Changed Somaliland Electoral Landscape

In 2017, Somaliland conducted a successful third presidential election. Waddani party deserves credit for an exemplary election campaign based on civic values, writes Liban Ahmad Last year Somaliland...

Ethiopia: Dr Abiy names 50% women cabinet including defense, trade, peace, transport

Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed is rewarding women’s contributions to the nation’s progress. In a cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday (Oct. 16), Abiy cut the number...

Sarah Mohamed Khalif: First Somali woman to win city council election in Belgium

In the elections that took place in Belgium on Sunday, a 21-year-old Somali woman made history for becoming the first of her kind to...