[UN News] Humanitarian needs are enormous in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, has reported accounts of “barbaric violence”.
[News24Wire] Universal health care may become a reality as Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi gears up to present two bills to the public on Thursday.
[Guardian] Ethiopian Airlines has taken delivery of its 100th aircraft, Boeing 787 Dreamliner on June 6, 2018, once again leading the way in fleet expansion and modernization in Africa.
[Vanguard] Abuja -The meeting between the striking joint health workers union and the Federal Government last night ended in a deadlock.
[Daily Trust] Lafia -One after the other, six members in a family of eight became paralysed in similar circumstances. Now, they are worried, their siblings are not safe.
[The Conversation Africa] Kenya’s two major malaria prevention strategies – indoor residual spraying of homes in high transmission areas and the issuing of insecticide treated nets – have led to a significant reduction in malaria transmission.
[Nairobi News] Kenyatta National Hospital chief executive and her deputy, the Director of Clinical Services, were sent on compulsory leave to allow investigations into a surgery mix up.
[News24Wire] Under the gaze of the Nelson Mandela statue at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, four Khoisan have entered into the 15th day of their hunger strike, which could prove fatal if their wish to meet the president does not come to fruition soon.
[Daily Trust] Some Nigerian foreign-trained doctors yesterday narrated how irregularities marred their recently conducted 16-week induction course for them to be licenced to practice in the country.
[Premium Times] The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has suspended its nationwide strike, 15 days after the industrial action began.