[The New Humanitarian] Goma/Democratic Republic of Congo -The second-largest Ebola outbreak ever continues to spread, and health officials now say it’s likely to reach the populous city of Goma. Once there, the risk of it spreading beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo to Rwanda, South Sudan, or Uganda increases.
[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Government has announced a decline in number of new cases of Lassa fever in the country.
[Malawi News Agency] Government has expressed concern over low condom uptake and usage among the youth in the country in a drive to promote safe sex.
[Guardian] Abuja -”There is a vicious cycle in Africa where the struggle for political power leads to conflicts that bring up poor governance and create hardship which fuels the struggle for change of leadership, thus creating further conflicts and poor leadership.”
WHEN A YOUNG woman living near Beni came down with a fever, a nurse told her to go to the clinic for a test. But by the time the Ebola virus was detected in her blood, she was in a car bumping her way towards Kalungata, an area controlled by the Mai-Mai, a plundering, raping militia
[News24Wire] Former head of generation and once upon a time acting group chief executive at Eskom, Matshela Koko, intervened in a dispute over coal test results, coming out to bat for the Gupta team.
[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s Constitutional Court has delivered a unanimous judgment that certain parts of the country’s drug laws are inconsistent with the right to privacy. Adults are now allowed to use, possess or cultivate cannabis in private for their own personal consumption.
[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia is one of 13 countries close to achieving HIV epidemic control.
[The Conversation Africa] It all started with a wedding. A 200 plus entourage of friends and family landed their private aircraft at the Waterkloof Air Force Base in April 2013.
[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA – A new primary healthcare guideline would be implemented nationwide to ensure uniformity and quality of health service delivery in all health centers and places, according to Ministry of Health.