Rwanda remains the safest country for mothers and their newborns in East Africa, a report by the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund indicates.
Kenya has revised its contraceptive prevalence rate to 66 per cent by 2030 and 70 per cent by 2050 following a rise in the use of modern contraceptives.
Kenyan health officials have issued an alert after samples taken from patients in Laikipia County, central Kenya, suffering from flu confirmed the presence of H1N1 prototype 9 influenza virus.
Three Francophone countries have joined the Elephant Protection Initiative, an Africa-led conservation initiative to eradicate ivory trade and stop the slaughter of the continent’s elephants by poa
Dennis Musyoka was singing in a choir in Kitui, a town 180km east of Nairobi, last Sunday when he suddenly collapsed and died.
Cases of medical negligence have increased sharply in the past few years, raising concern about the level of professionalism in the country’s medical sector.
The Rwandan government is hiring a consulting firm to help in gathering data on ground water reserves in the drought-prone Eastern Province.
The Albertine Rift in East Africa is home to more than 500 species of plants and animals found nowhere else on the planet.
Rwanda is making arrangements to deliver food assistance to support more than 3,000 families in the Eastern Province who need urgent assistance to combat the worst effects of a prolonged drought.
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