Tag Archives: Health & security

16 November 18

Tightening up the Ugandan tax net key to boosting public health

In a very encouraging sign for public health, the Ugandan government has announced that the revenue gleaned from taxes on alcohol and soft drinks will be channeled into a fund to provide lifesaving HIV treatment. Unfortunately, making sure that the
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28 March 16

Sudan Denies Bombing South Sudan’s Upper Nile Region

Sudan has denied accusations from neighbouring South Sudan that it carried out fresh airstrikes in the Upper Nile Region.

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27 March 16

Kenya: 38 Injured in Security Scare at Kenyatta University

At least 38 students and staff were injured during a security scare at Kenyatta University on Friday.

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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.

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24 March 16

Kenya Says 34 Al-Shabaab Fighters Killed by Its Forces in Somalia

Kenyan troops in Somalia killed 34 Al-Shabaab militants in two separate attacks over the weekend, according to a military spokesman.

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16 March 16

Al-Shabaab Claims Port Town in Puntland Region

Somalian terrorist group Al-Shabaab has seized a small port town in the semi-autonomous Puntland region.

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12 March 16

Africa Failing in War Against Al-Shabaab, Says US Army Chief

A US army chief has warned that Africa is failing in its war against militant terrorist group Al-Shabaab.

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11 March 16

South Sudan: Rivals Trade Accusations Over Fresh Violence in Upper Nile Region

Rival forces in South Sudan are trading accusations once again, this time over fresh violence in the Upper Nile region.

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10 March 16

Laptop Bomb Explodes at Somali Airport

Six people have been injured in a laptop bomb explosion at an airport in Somalia – the second attack targeting passenger planes in recent weeks.

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03 March 16

Kenya Puts Airports on High Security Alert

Kenya put two major airports on high-security alert on Monday after reports emerged of planned attacks by Al-Shabaab.

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