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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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