All posts by: Onwuka Chidozie

16 July 16

CDC: Four African Nations Most at Risk from Zika at Olympics

Four African nations are most at from Zika outbreaks due travel for the Olympic games, according to a US health agency.

28 June 16

Rwanda: Calls for More Research to Fight Climate Change

Experts in Rwanda are calling for more research and innovation in the country’s battle against climate change.

12 June 16

Somalia: 5 AU Soldiers Arrested Over Military Equipment Sales

Five African Union (AU) soldiers have been arrested after allegedly selling military supplies illegally in Somalia.

23 May 16

Environment Declining ‘Faster Than Thought,’ Says UN Ahead of Kenya Assembly

The world’s health is declining faster than expected, the UN has said ahead of its environment assembly in the Kenyan capital this week.

15 April 16

Kenya, Uganda Innovators Hailed for Work Against Gender Violence

Kenya and Uganda innovators are among a group of nine teams around the world to be awarded for their work against gender-based violence.

02 April 16

Kenya: Cholera Outbreak Kills 216

Kenya’s Ministry of Health has revealed the country’s recent cholera outbreak has killed 216 people.

26 March 16

Tanzania: Country on High-Alert After Two Killed by Ebola-Like Illness

Tanzania is on high-alert after two people died in Dar es Salaam from an illness likened to the Ebola virus.

01 March 16

13 Killed in DR Congo By Suspected Ugandan Rebels

Suspected Ugandan rebels have killed 13 civilians during a raid on a village in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities have said.

22 February 16

First Zika Virus Case Confirmed in South Africa

South Africa has confirmed its first case of the Zika virus as health authorities in some countries advise women not to become pregnant.

22 November 15

Tanzanian Miners Survive 41-Day Ordeal Trapped Underground

Five Tanzanian gold miners have been found alive after being trapped underground for 41 days. Twelve others are still missing, according to police, who said the entire remaining group was presumed dead.


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