[allAfrica]Leaders of developing nations take note: a new study shows that rotavirus vaccines will have a powerful public health impact in your country. This pivotal study, just released in the British Medical Journal, shows that children who were vaccinated against rotavirus were 70 percent less likely to be hospitalized for rotavirus di
[VOA]Nairobi -At least 15 people have been killed, including four foreigners, in a suicide and gun attack by Somali militant group al-Shabab on a U.N. compound in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. Witnesses say security guards and gunmen exchanged fire for hours before government fighters regained full control of the compound after the attack.
[Daily Trust]Lagos -United Nations Strategy for Disaster Reduction has again alerted the nation over Severe Weather Forecast over Africa for the next 72 hours In a statement by the Deputy Regional Coordinator, United Nations Strategy for Disaster Reduction, Regional Office for Africa, Nairobi, Kenya yesterday through the office of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), the agency forecast that there would be moderate to heavy rains in the next 72 hours in Nigeria and other sub Africa countries.
[IRIN]Bangui -A security crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR) - which began on 10 December 2012, when the rebel Seleka Alliance attacked the capital, Bangui, and continued after Seleka ousted former President François Bozizé on 24 March - is ratcheting up food prices, causing unemployment and salary payment delays, and throwing the banking system into turmoil.
[Survival International]Dozens of Botswana Bushmen threatened with eviction, reportedly because they live in an area proposed as a 'wildlife corridor', have won a significant court victory in their struggle to stay on their land.