Africa Government Healthcare Retail 

Killing of Seven Health Workers, Shop Owner Shocks the Country

The bodies of seven health workers and a civilian were found on Thursday in a village north of Mogadishu, shocking residents, local authorities and elders said Friday. “We found the dead bodies of the seven young health workers and a shop owner outside Golaley village near Balad district, 30 kilometers north of Mogadishu, a day after they were abducted by men in Somali military fatigues,” Ahmed Mohamed Muse, a local elder cited. It was not clear who was responsible for the killing, but local elders, including Muse, accused Somali government…

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World Bank approves six development projects for Nigeria in 2020

The World Bank on Tuesday announced the approval of six development projects valued at about $2.1885 billion for execution in Nigeria in 2020. The World Bank said on Wednesday the approved projects are to support Nigeria’s development priorities focused on improving immunisation, providing an enabling business environment for the private sector, expanding the digital economy to promote job creation, and increasing the capacity of public and private sector on governance, social and environmental safeguards. “Nigeria is central to the World Bank Group’s mission of tackling extreme poverty. The World Bank…

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