An expectant mother. (Photo/CherieJPhotography/Flickr)

Too Many Women Die During And After Childbirth In Sub-Saharan Africa: Here’s A Fix That Makes Economic Sense

Maternal mortality remains high around the world, with more than 303,000 women dying in pregnancy, childbirth or shortly afterwards. More than half of these deaths are in sub-Saharan Africa.


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Bobi Wine (R) campaigns with Kassiano Wadri (L) in Arua two weeks ago. Wadri won, but both were arrested and allegedly tortured after a fracas followed the vote. (Photo/BW/FB).

Uganda: Who Is Bobi Wine And Why Is He Such A Pain In The Neck For Long-time Ruler Museveni?

“Since parliament has failed to come to the ghetto, then we shall bring the ghetto to parliament”, said the musician turned populist politician.


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A health worker takes temperatures. (Photo/Claude Sengenya/IRIN).

DR Congo Is A World Champion In Tackling Ebola, The Latest Outbreak Is Its 10th

Theres an added problem to the latest Ebola outbreak; its in North Kivu Province, a conflict zone where dozens of armed groups operate and decades of fighting have devastated key infrastructure.


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Largest cholera vaccination drive in history underway in Africa. (Photo/UN).

Two Million People In 5 African Countries To Be Protected In Largest Cholera Vaccine Drive In History

Between 1997 and 2012, just 1.5 million doses of cholera vaccines were used worldwide. In 2017 almost 11 million were used, from Sierra Leone to Bangladesh. So far in 2018, over 15 million doses have been approved