Africa

Kenya Approves Health Bill 2015 To Provide Breastfeeding Stations At Offices

Kenya has approved a bill that makes compulsory for offices to set up breastfeeding stations for employees with children. The bill, first proposed by MP Rachel Nyamai, adds employers need to give time for female employees to breastfeed their children. Nyamai said the new bill would help women to improve the health of their children abreast of working in offices. ...

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Chibok Abducted Girl Surrendered In Cameroon Before Detonating Suicide Belt

A teenage girl surrendered in northern Cameroon saying she has been assigned to carry out a suicide bombing in the country and she is one of the 276 girls who were abducted nearly two years ago from a Nigerian boarding school by Boko Haram group. If her claims turn up to be true, this would be the first news of ...

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Africa Is Rich With Rivers And Lakes, Still People Lack Access To Drinking Water

Africa has several lakes and rivers but it is sad that sill huge numbers of people have only minimal access to water. A data reveals only 36 percent of the population enjoy basic sanitation and 288 million people even don’t have access to safe drinking water. The continent boasts two of the mightiest rivers in the world – Nile of ...

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Gunmen Attacks Nord-Sud Hotel In Mali Capital Bamako

Four unidentified gunmen attacked Nord-Sud hotel in Mali’s capital Bamako Monday while trying to gain force entry. The front guards opened fire killing one attacker. Remaining three attackers fled. Later, interior ministry of the country said two suspects in the attack connection had been arrested. One witness near to the hotel said they were next to the Hamdaliaye Cemetery and ...

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Zanzibar Polls Turn-Out Low Amid Boycott By CUF, CHADEMA

The re-run Zanzibar polls saw a low turn-out on Sunday as it was boycotted by the main opposition party, the Civic United Front (CUF), as well as by its ally CHADEMA claiming it is against the electoral laws and constitution of the island, semi-autonomous archipelago off the coast of Tanzania. The results of last year’s October presidential election was annulled ...

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Former British High Commissioner To Nigeria Claims US, UK Knew Whereabouts Of Kidnapped Chibok Schoolgirls

Lately it is revealed the US and UK governments knew where more than a ton girls kidnapped in northern Nigeria in April 2014 were, but failed to rescue them. The girls were kidnapped after terrorists stormed a secondary boarding school in the remote town of Chibok in Borno state. A total of 276 girls were seized while they were preparing ...

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Zanzibar Presidential Re-Election Scheduled On Sunday Amid Violence

Zanzibar is again on polls. A re-run of the presidential elections is scheduled on Sunday, March 20. Heavy police as well as military presence are now being seen on the island and meanwhile the opposition CUF has decided not to take part in the elections. The semi-autonomous island has been under tensed situation since the annulment of last year’s elections ...

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