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Thursday, November 14, 2019

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Uganda send family sent back to DR Congo after 2 Ebola deaths

Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, including a 3-year-old boy confirmed to be suffering from the disease, the Ugandan health...

Mob attack Ebola clinic in East Congo, loot, kill health worker

A mob in eastern Congo killed an Ebola health worker and looted a clinic, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday, underscoring a breakdown in public trust that is hampering efforts to contain the deadly virus.

Child malaria vaccine to be tested in Malawi

A large-scale trial of what has been called the world's first malaria vaccine to give partial protection to children is due to start in Malawi.The RTS,S vaccine trains the immune system to...

Study shows Caesarean sections kill 300,000 annually

A major new study has found that 300,000 women around the world - almost all of them in developing countries - are dying every year as a result of having caesarean sections. The...

Mozambique to vaccinate citizens against cholera

Mozambique will start a cholera vaccination campaign next week in areas ravaged by Cyclone Idai, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday, after five confirmed cases were detected.Thousands of people...

Study says C-section 50 times more deadly for women in Africa

The death rate among women undergoing a C-section to deliver a baby is about 50 times higher in Africa than in most wealthy nations, researchers said Friday.One in 200 women perished during...

Kenyan father who tried to smuggle baby out of hospital gets suspended sentence

A man arrested for trying to smuggle his baby out of a hospital in Kenya because he could not afford to pay the $500 (£387) bill has escaped a jail sentence. Boniface Murage,...

Improve your sexual skills or lose your wife

By Anayo M. NwosuNobody wants to acknowledge the reality that many young marriages are crashing due to sexual disappointment expecially when the bride, full of hope of a great sexual life realizes that...

Why polygamy and multiple sex partners should be regulated

By Anayo M. NwosuNearly about three decades ago, I was in a Medical Microbiology class waiting for the most charismatic of Microbiology Dept.’s lecturers then in the University of Nigeria Nsukka to come...

AP investigation shows how hospitals imprison patients in Kenya

The Kenyatta National Hospital is east Africa’s biggest medical institution, home to more than a dozen donor-funded projects with international partners — a “Centre of Excellence,” says the...
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Amnesty international says counted 70 killed in Guinea protests

At least 70 people have been killed at protests in Guinea in the last four years, according to a...
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BRICS nations to consider adding countries to development bank

Leaders of the BRICS group of leading emerging economy nations meeting this week will discuss opening their development bank to other countries to increase...

Uganda protest killing of two nationals by Rwanda border officials

Uganda on Tuesday protested to Rwanda over the killing of two of its nationals by Rwandan security personnel and demanded that they be punished...

Mali says several extremists dead in new military offensive

Mali’s government says several extremists have been killed after the army launched a large-scale offensive in parts of the central Mopti region.The government said...

Embattled Guinea president replaces security minister amid deadly protests

Guinea President Alpha Conde announced on Monday that he was replacing his security minister following deadly protests against suspected efforts by Conde to extend...