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As Worldwide Smoking Rates Fall, Africa’s Shoot Up — With Deadly Consequences

As Worldwide Smoking Rates Fall, Africa’s Shoot Up — With Deadly Consequences

Public health experts visit Malawi and Kenya, arguing that Africans must have access to lower-risk alternatives to smoking

LONDON, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Smoking tobacco results in the world’s deadliest preventable diseases, ending the …

Alors que les taux de tabagisme dans le monde reculent, ceux de l’Afrique grimpent en flèche — avec des conséquences mortelles

Alors que les taux de tabagisme dans le monde reculent, ceux de l’Afrique grimpent en flèche — avec des conséquences mortelles

Des spécialistes de la santé publique se rendent au Malawi et au Kenya, et demandent que les Africains aient accès à des solutions moins risquées pour remplacer le tabac

LONDRES, 18 de marzo de 2019 …

Police Probes Suspected Adulterated Food

Police Probes Suspected Adulterated Food

The Territorial Police in Mt. Moroto, is actively investigating the death of three people in Amudat and Napak districts, respectively, from eating adulterated or poisonous food supplied by the World Food Programme (WFP) to pregnant …

UN: Envoy Urges DRC to Form New Government Soon

UN: Envoy Urges DRC to Form New Government Soon

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations' top official in the Democratic Republic of Congo has urged President Felix Tshisekedi to form a new government without delay, as the country continues its first peaceful transition of power …

UN: Envoy Urges DRC to Form New Government Soon

UN: Envoy Urges DRC to Form New Government Soon

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations' top official in the Democratic Republic of Congo has urged President Felix Tshisekedi to form a new government without delay, as the country continues its first peaceful transition of power …

UN: Envoy Urges DRC to Form New Government Soon

UN: Envoy Urges DRC to Form New Government Soon

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations' top official in the Democratic Republic of Congo has urged President Felix Tshisekedi to form a new government without delay, as the country continues its first peaceful transition of power …

Police Arrests Suspects in Gruesome Murder of 5 Children

Police Arrests Suspects in Gruesome Murder of 5 Children

A Joint Task Team comprising of homicide, flying squad and Kyenjojo police, have arrested five (5) suspects in connection with the gruesome murder of 5 young children whose ages range from 7 years to a …

Police Arrests Suspects in Gruesome Murder of 5 Children

Police Arrests Suspects in Gruesome Murder of 5 Children

A Joint Task Team comprising of homicide, flying squad and Kyenjojo police, have arrested five (5) suspects in connection with the gruesome murder of 5 young children whose ages range from 7 years to a …

Police Operation Bust Shops With Suspected Stolen Spare Parts

Police Operation Bust Shops With Suspected Stolen Spare Parts

An intelligence led operation conducted on shops suspected of buying and selling spare parts of suspected stolen motorcycles at white Nile Zone, Katwe 1 Parish, Makindye Division, Kampala district last Saturday led to the arrest …

Uganda’s Ruling-Party MPs Back Country’s Aging Leader for Another Term

Uganda’s Ruling-Party MPs Back Country’s Aging Leader for Another Term

Members of parliament from Uganda's ruling party are backing President Yoweri Museveni's attempt to win another term, according to a resolution adopted at their ongoing meeting late Sunday.

A victory at the next election, in …

Uganda’s Ruling-Party MPs Back Country’s Aging Leader for Another Term

Uganda’s Ruling-Party MPs Back Country’s Aging Leader for Another Term

Members of parliament from Uganda's ruling party are backing President Yoweri Museveni's attempt to win another term, according to a resolution adopted at their ongoing meeting late Sunday.

A victory at the next election, in …

UN’s Super Cereal Suspected in Food Poisoning in Uganda

UN’s Super Cereal Suspected in Food Poisoning in Uganda

Uganda has stopped nationwide distribution of a United Nations food supplement called Super Cereal after two people died and more than 90 others came down with food poisoning.

The fortified porridge is suspected of making …

Invisible no more: People of African descent demand rights in Argentina

Invisible no more: People of African descent demand rights in Argentina

GENEVA / BUENOS AIRES Argentina must address the long-standing invisibility and persistent structural discrimination faced by Afro-Argentines, people of African descent and Africans, says a group of UN human rights experts* visiting the country.

Argentina …