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Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - deaths map
Kenya to reduce new HIV infections by 75pc in 2017 – First Lady
Capital FM - 2/12/2016 7:50:11 AM
President Uhuru Kenyatta launched Kenya’s All-in edition of the Global campaign against adolescent infection and deaths by HIV/Aids in February 2015. The Health Plan launched by the President is a two year roadmap to fast track the country’s national ...
How selfie-related deaths happen
CNN - 2/12/2016 8:11:39 AM
Posing next to an oncoming train is responsible for eight deaths, coming in at third place. The other reasons are violent: gunshot (four), grenade (two), plane crash (two), car crash (two), and animal (one). In terms of where in the world these selfie ...
Gambia: Youth Forum - NYC Joins Other Ministries to Commemorate World Cancer Day
AllAfrica - 2/9/2016 11:45:47 PM
World Cancer ... the combined total deaths from HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria, he noted, adding that it was estimated that there will be 15 million cases of cancer annually, and 70 per cent of which would occur in the developing countries.
World Bank commits to strengthen partnership with Burkina Faso
en.starafrica.com - 2/12/2016 8:40:17 AM
The World Bank is committed to strengthening ... This project aims at reducing the country’s energy deficit estimated at 140 megawatts. According to statistics, Burkina Faso is experiencing an electricity deficit of nearly 140 megawatts which is ...
Pakistan Army Chief Confirm Deaths of 12 Hardcore Militants
The New Indian Express - 2/11/2016 11:18:57 AM
The convicts were found guilty of various acts of terrorism in the country, including breaking of Bannu Jail, attacks on armed forces, law enforcement agencies and civilians, army said in statement. "Today Chief of Army Staff confirmed death sentences ...
World Bank report deplores lost digital dividends
IPP Media - 2/12/2016 6:24:17 AM
World Bank has backed the potential of technology to transform lives and warned that there is a growing risk of creating a new underclass of the disconnected in the economy Despite rapid spreading of internet and mobile phones in the country in particular ...
Resource-Rich African Countries Struggle, Resource-Poor Ones Grow
Voice of America - 2/10/2016 5:58:01 AM
but African leaders in resource rich countries don’t learn. However, he said the silver lining to the current slump is for policy makers to see this as an opportunity, a sentiment also expressed in the National Bureau of Statistics of Nigeria outlook report.
Deaths Reported After Fire, Riot Break Out At Mexican Prison (VIDEO)
TPM - 2/11/2016 10:14:32 AM
A thick cloud of smoke rose, apparently from inmates burning mattresses. Mexico's official National Human Rights Commission reported in 2013 that the country's prison system is plagued by violence and cases of inmate control, symptoms of corruption and ...
Gun, Drug, Car Deaths Tied to US Longevity Gap
News Max - 2/10/2016 2:40:34 PM
Deaths from old-age ailments sometimes ... than 2 per 100,000 among women in comparison countries. The researchers' estimates are based on an analysis of 2012 data from the U.S. government and the World Health Organization. The government study was ...
Pakistan army chief confirm deaths sentences of 12 militants
Daily News and Analysis - 2/11/2016 12:52:01 PM
The convicts were found guilty of various acts of terrorism in the country On Thursday, Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif confirmed the death sentences of 12 militants, days after they were given death penalty by the military courts for committing ...
Kenya Country Office Monthly Humanitarian Situation Report September-December 2015
ReliefWeb - 2/12/2016 9:37:33 AM
Over 7,300 children have received education supplies in six arid and semi-arid lands (ASAL) counties through partnerships with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Rural Organization for Advocacy and Development (ROAD) and World Vision.
UNAIDS charges FG to increase local funding for HIV/AIDS
P.M. News Nigeria - 2/11/2016 5:16:52 PM
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS ... as a country blessed with abundant resources to see the possibility of producing our own drugs rather than importation from countries like India and other nations around the world.”
Brazil probes three deaths with Zika links, aims for vaccine in a year
Yahoo News - 2/11/2016 4:26:46 PM
The developments are the latest in an ongoing struggle with Zika in Brazil, which is at the center of an outbreak that has spread to more than 30 countries and has prompted the World Health Organization ... Castro said the deaths possibly illustrated ...
Russia: Syria Conflict Could Result In A ‘New World War’
The Daily Caller - 2/11/2016 8:15:49 PM
amounting to a 11.5 percent drop in the overall population of the country. “All sides must be compelled to sit at the negotiating table instead of unleashing a new world war,” said Lavrov. The possibility of a negotiated settlement has not been ...
World powers announce ceasefire for Syria
Reuters - 2/12/2016 5:51:28 PM
World powers have announced a plan for humanitarian aid and a nationwide ceasefire for Syria, but officials warn the future for the conflict-ridden country remains cloudy ... more than 250,000 deaths and a refugee crisis that has displaced millions.