Tuesday, July 23, 2019

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta wins the prestigious Achievement Award

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has been awarded the prestigious Eastern Africa Lifetime Achievement Award for her relentless efforts to stop preventable maternal and newborn...

5 African countries where you can live longer than expected

Africans are living longer and healthier lives as life expectancy is on the rise.  Though millions on the continent still face the challenge of...

Somaliland: These female doctors are changing the lives of fistula survivors

On one day in March dozens of people gathered in a hospital in Hargeisa, Somaliland. The bright room was decorated with flowers and banners...

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...

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Kenya Finance Minister Henry Rotich Arrested for Corruption

Kenya's finance minister has surrendered himself to the police after the chief prosecutor ordered his arrest over allegations of corruption. Henry Rotich is accused of...

With Guns, Cash and Terrorism, Gulf States Vie for Power in Somalia

When a small car bomb exploded outside a courthouse in the bustling port city of Bosaso in northern Somalia, local news reports chalked it...

Somalia: Over 20 Confirmed Dead at KM4 Suicide Bomber Explosion

Reports emerging from reliable sources now confirm that over 20 people have lost their lives at and around the first security checkpoint to the...