Uganda: Married Women Circumcised with Husbands' Consent - NGO

Married Women Now Undergoing Circumcision

Kampala — Faced with the new law against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), traditionalists have now shifted Read More

Namibia: Country Bans Zambian Food Imports Over Cholera Outbreak

Katima Mulilo — The Namibian government has resolved to provisionally ban the importation of all perishable food, fruits, unprocessed food Read More

Africa: African Efforts Are Leading Sustainable Change

Global charities often think they know how to achieve results in Africa. Increasingly, however, local, national and Africa-wide initiatives - Read More

Uganda: 11 Butcheries Closed Over Poor Hygiene

Kampala — Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has closed down 11 butcheries for failing to adhere to the established meat Read More

World: African Patients Twice As Likely to Die After Surgery - Report

Cape Town — Patients in African hospitals are twice as likely to die after surgery than the average patient across Read More

Africa: 2017 End of Year Newsletter - Global Advocacy & Frontline Action


Abuja — "Midwives, and the mothers they care for, are heroines of global health" – H.E. Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki

2017 was Read More

Nigeria: 20,210 Babies Born On New Years Day - UNICEF

Nigeria would have approximately 20,210 babies born into the country on New Year day, the UN Children's Fund, UNICEF, said.

This Read More

Tanzania: Japanese Project to Curb Teen Pregnancy? - Novel Idea to Save Teenage Girls

Korogwe — A Japanese organisation has come up with a novel idea to tackle teenage pregnancy in Tanzania.

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Nigeria: 35, 000 Doctors Left Country for the UK, US – Report

When, in 2015, the Buhari administration took over with the promise of revitalising the health sector, particularly the Primary Healthcare Read More