[The Guttmacher Institute]A new study by the Guttmacher Institute finds that within the developing world, the poorest countries are lagging far behind higher-income developing countries in meeting the demand for modern contraception. Between 2003 and 2012, the total number of women wanting to avoid pregnancy and in need of contraception increased from 716 million to 867 million, with growth concentrated among women in the 69 poorest countries where modern method use was already very low.
[The Star]Uasin Gishu county assembly members yesterday boycotted a key meeting of the National Cohesion and Integration Commission which had been called to discuss peace, reconciliation and operations of counties.
[Ghanaian Chronicle]Ghana is reportedly ranked 15th on the latest World Mining Index. The index is said to list 58 mining countries across the globe, and rates the level of transparency in each country's mining sector.
[The Star]Police chiefs have told President Uhuru Kenyatta that they are losing command of the police following overlaps and contradictions in two key police Acts -The National Police Service Act and the National Police Acts.