A judge from Kenya’s High Court has quashed an imposition of excise duty on bottled water, fruit juices, energy drinks, sodas and cosmetic products, claiming the tax as unconstitutional. The ruling has been interpreted by some as a win for
Uganda’s environment minister Mary Goretti Kitutu has decried the country’s ongoing issue with air pollution, following a World Health Organisation (WHO) report that says 80% of the country’s population is breathing polluted air.
Africa’s soaring population is well documented and the subsequent implications for education, public health and unemployment are major talking points. However, African populations aren’t just growing per capita; individuals are also getting larger as obesity becomes an increasing health threat
Doctors, aid workers and officials in South Sudan are warning of a cholera outbreak that could kill thousands of people in the world’s youngest nation.
Africa’s health challenges are well documented – or at least some of them are. The international community is used to talking about Africa’s struggles with HIV, cholera and other crippling diseases but there’s a rising health problem threatening the continent’s
Doctors in Kenya have called off a strike that lasted 100 days after reaching a deal with the government on Tuesday.
Patients in Kenya are dying as doctors in the country continue to strike over an unfulfilled agreement with the government, signed in 2013.
The brain drain of African doctors has cost the continent more than $2 billion, according to Kenya’s Education Secretary, Dr Fred Matiangi.
The governor of Kenya’s Bomet County has warned that a rise in deaths related to cancer and high blood pressure are putting added strain on the country.
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Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition rival Raila Odinga have […]
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Soldiers in Ethiopia killed nine civilians in the Oromia region […]