Category Archives: Health

Desert Locust situation update 13 January 2020

Numerous and very large swarms pose an unprecedented threat to food security and livelihoods in Horn of Africa

In the Horn of Africa, there has been a significant and extremely dangerous increase in swarm activity during the past week in …

DR Congo Army says ADF Rebels Killed 30 Soldiers

KINSHASA – Islamist rebels killed 30 soldiers and wounded another 70, some seriously, during fierce fighting last week in eastern DR Congo, army officials said.

They suffered the losses during the latest offensive Thursday against the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), …

3 US Military Personnel Killed in Kenya Attack

NAIROBI – Islamic extremists killed three U.S. military personnel Sunday when they attacked a military based used by U.S. and Kenyan forces along the border with Somalia.

The extremists stormed past a perimeter surrounding the Manda Bay Airfield, destroying several …

Gunmen Kill 14 in Burkina Faso Church

Unknown gunmen opened fire on a church in eastern Burkina Faso Sunday, killing at least 14 people.

Officials say the attack took place in the town of Hantoukoura, near the border with Niger.

Soldiers are hunting for the attackers who …

Gunmen Kill 14 in Burkina Faso Church

Unknown gunmen opened fire on a church in eastern Burkina Faso Sunday, killing at least 14 people.

Officials say the attack took place in the town of Hantoukoura, near the border with Niger.

Soldiers are hunting for the attackers who …

World Diabetics Day observed

Asmara- World Diabetics Day, 14 November, was observed in the Central region at the Barka High School Hall under the theme Diabetics and Family.

At the event, the Chairman of the National Association of the Diabetic in the region, Mr. …