Oscar Pistorius Trial: What’s next?

Oscar Pistorius needs to undergo mental health examinations, the judge in his murder trial ruled Wednesday, putting a halt to the proceedings after nearly two months of testimony. The very unusual move throws the trial into confusion.

Algeria’s 77-yrs old President Bouteflika sworn in for 4th term, sitting on wheel-chair

Algerian President Bouteflika sworn in for 4th term, sitting on wheel-chair Special to USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow Twitter.com/Chido247,  Facebook.com/USAfricaChido USAfrica: Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been sworn in, again, as president on Monday for a fourth term in office. His...

Death toll from Ebola outbreak goes up to 142

A total of 142 deaths have been reported from the Ebola outbreak in Guinea and Liberia, the World Health Organization said.

Ebola outbreak takes lives

The Ebola outbreak in coastal West Africa is still contained to Guinea and Liberia, the World Health Organization said.

Guinea: Ebola death toll reaches 70

At least 70 people are reported to have died from Ebola in Guinea, according to a statement from the East African nation's health ministry.

USAfrica: American Visa, Nigerians and a typical day of torment at the U.S consulate

American Visa, Nigerians and a typical day of torment at the US consulate By Adewale Adeoye Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247   Twitter.com/Chido247 USAfrica: Every upsetting creation has its own odd value, though. This blustery morning, it was a huge...

World facing cancer ‘disaster’

Cancer cases are expected to surge 57% worldwide in the next 20 years, an imminent "human disaster" that will require a renewed focus on prevention to combat, according to the World Health Organization.

Zuma: ‘Lost our greatest son’

Nelson Mandela -- the iconic world figure who spent decades fighting apartheid and led his native South Africa as its first black president -- died Thursday after years of health ailments, South Africa's president said.

7 killed in car bomb attack on military convoy in Somalia

A suicide bomber drove a car packed with explosives into a military convoy in the northeastern Somali city of Bosaso on Thursday, killing at least seven people and injuring 37 others, regional health minister Abdullahi Warsame said.

To change society, first change minds

Molly Melching says solutions to health problems are effective if they're discussed as human rights issues and implemented from the ground up
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