Aid agencies calling region’s newborn death rate a 'hidden tragedy'
Award granted every three years for outstanding grassroots projects to solve water issues in developing nations.
Jail terms ranged from three to 60 years, said the ministry
Nigerian state coffers have in past years been ransacked by government officials and their associates, and corruption is prevalent throughout society
Government authorities condemn the attacks as primitive
But experts warn that new security chiefs are not 'miracle' workers and need support from public and their own government to win war against militants
Long-time opposition leader died in South Africa on February 14 after a two-year battle with colon cancer
For French soccer fans, it's the return of Monsieur George'
Kenya has highest rate of youth joblessness in East Africa, according to the World Bank, with nearly one in five young people who are eligible for work not finding jobs
Democratic Alliance also challenges Cyril Ramaphosa's pledge to wipe out corruption after former President Jacob Zuma's nine-year run that was riddled with serious, mounting corruption allegations
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Okpaleke was appointed bishop by then-pope Benedict in 2012, but the protests prevented him from ever taking over the diocese of Ahiara in southwestern Nigeria
Ministry of Health spokesman said new cases continued to emerge in Central and Northern Malawi districts, including the administrative capital, Lilongwe where 10 new cases were recorded at the weekend
The landslide of trash crushed several homes in a poor district of the capital
President Adama Barrow made announcement while addressing a large crowd gathered for country's independence anniversary on Sunday
During his career Ouedraogo produced more than 40 films including 'Tilai,' which won the Grand Prix at the 1990 Cannes Film Festival