Month: May 2016

Three Ethiopian and two Somali soldiers dead on separate shabaab remote-controlled land-mine

Three Ethiopian and two Somali soldiers dead on separate shabaab remote-controlled land-mine At least two Somali security force members were killed, and two others wounded when a convoy they have been travelling in was targeted with a roadside bomb explosion near Mogadishu on Saturday, reports said. A military convoy carrying […]

Flash has damaged the macula, which is where light rays are focused

Flash has damaged the macula, which is where light rays are focused A baby is left blind in one eye after a family friend forgot to turn off the flash while taking a close-up photograph. Doctors said the three-month-old, who has not been named, has suffered irreparable damage from the […]

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud wants a complete boycott of the narcotic, khat, in the country.

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud wants a complete boycott of the narcotic, khat, in the country. Somali President wants a complete boycott of khat Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud wants a complete boycott of the narcotic, khat, in the country. Farmers next door in Kenya and Ethiopia makes millions of […]

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe empties food-starved female prisons under amnesty

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has granted amnesty to all female prisoners except those on death row or serving life sentences, as prisons struggle to feed inmates due to lack of funding \from the government. Five prisoners died in March 2015 after being shot by police in a protest over food […]

Doctors thought she had appendicitis so operated to remove the organ

  Doctors thought she had appendicitis so operated to remove the organ Doctors were astounded to find a woman with stomach pain and nausea had a condom inside her appendix. The 26-year-old came to hospital complaining of pain and tenderness on the right side of her pelvis, leaving her unable […]