Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Somalia: WHO logs 6,498 cholera cases, including 43 associated deaths

The World Health Organization (WHO) is stepping up measures to contain cholera outbreak in Somalia amid decline in the number of cases and deaths...

The World Bank Just Released the First Human Capital Index.

Today the Washington, D.C.-based World Bank released a global ranking it calls the Human Capital Index, which seeks to measure how well governments enable...

A Neuroscientist Says to Do This One Thing Every Day to Keep Your Brain...

Health and wellness have a much broader definition than they did in the past. Nowadays, it goes beyond the simple topics of diet and...

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...

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Turkey: Erdogan slams Egypt’s ‘tyrants’ as thousands mourn Morsi

Mosques across Turkey hold prayer services for former Egyptian president, who died in a Cairo court on Monday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has attended a prayer...

UN Joins Call for Independent Probe on Morsi Death

Mohamed Morsi's death: World reaction - Malaysia, Qatar pay tribute to former Egyptian president, but reaction from other governments has been largely muted. The United Nations...

Governments, citizens battle over access to the internet

Somaliland became the latest country to switch off the Internet to prevent exam leakage and cheating Over the past one week, governments in Sudan, Ethiopia,...