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Problems won’t end in January

On January 22, we noted that terrorist attacks in Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Somalia and Sudan had killed 80 ; that…

Lassa Fever makes more victims in Nigeria

“The death toll from the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria has increased to 41, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has…

Coronavirus Sends Panic Through Oil Markets

“Oil continued to slide on Monday, with Brent dropping well below $60 per barrel, as panic around the coronavirus continues…

Plague in DRC

As if Cholera, Measles, Polio and Ebola were not enough, the Democratic Republic of Congo has experienced this year an…

Bashir now faces death over 1989 coup that brought him to power

“Deposed Sudan President Omar al Bashir, already on trial over economic crimes during his 30-year reign, faces a possible death…

Pneumonia Killed 130,000 Under 5 Children in Lagos

“the National Demographic Health Survey, NDHS, 2018 revealed that in Lagos alone, 130,000 children under the ages of five died…

Death toll in Kenya landslides rises to 52

“The death toll from West Pokot landslides in Kenya has risen to 52 after six more bodies were recovered at…

Kenya Condemns Friday Terror Attack On a Mali Military Post

“Kenya has condemned the Friday terror attack on a Mali military post in the northeast of the country, that left…

Police killed in Nairobi

“Two police officers on patrol were Friday morning shot and killed in unclear circumstances in Kayole, Nairobi” source:  https://allafrica.com/stories/201911080558.html You…

Kenya Vows to Cut Emissions as Dirty Stoves and Fuels Kill 21,500 a Year

“More than 21,500 Kenyans die each year from cooking with traditional fuels like charcoal and firewood, new government data showed…

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