Pakistan’s ex-PM Sharif bailed on medical grounds
17 November 2019 | 9:04 am
Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a seven-year jail sentence for corruption, has been temporarily freed amid concerns his health is deteriorating. The 69-year-old three-term prime minister has a history of heart disease.
Sports coach and aspiring model Patience Ramavhale battled depression and anxiety throughout a troubled childhood. But her love of sports and passion for coaching not only developed her young athletes, but also helped Patience improve her mental health. Don’t Hold Back’s Nozibele Qamngana Mayaba catches up with Patience over the customary snack on how using sports can improve your mental health.
Liliane Mugabekazi, arrested in Rwanda for "shameful dressing," has been granted bail. The 24-year-old woman was arrested on August 7 after she attended a concert wearing a sheer dress. The arrest sparked outrage among Rwandans.
Liliane Mugabekazi, arrested in Rwanda for “shameful dressing”, has been granted bail. The 24-year-old woman was arrested on August 7 after she attended a concert wearing a sheer dress. The arrest sparked outrage among Rwandans.
Local and international health officials have said that waterborne diseases could spread rapidly under the current conditions. Hundreds of clinics have been damaged and many survivors are unable to reach doctors.
Buckingham Palace officials issued a statement on Thursday confirming the 96-year-old, who is at her Balmoral residence in Scotland, is suffering from health problems requiring her doctors' intervention.
In northern Ghana, farmers lose some 25% of their animals to diseases every year. Feed and water shortages are also a problem. A startup has developed an app to help farmers get their animals vaccinated to reduce losses.
Air pollution linked to carbon emissions causes millions of deaths every year. A coalition of health groups have called for a nonproliferation treaty to end fossil fuel use around the world.
Waterborne diseases are spreading in northwestern Pakistan as floodwaters recede. Doctors do not have enough medicine to treat displaced people living in crowded camps.
Africa faces several challenges in offering support to those suffering from mental health disorders. However, many countries are starting to invest more in the issue.
Prosecutors said the 75-year-old woman was involved in a far-right plot to kidnap Karl Lauterbach. He is associated with the country's stringent COVID-19 policies.
An adult would be allowed to carry 20 to 30 grams of cannabis for their own consumption, details of the plan show. However, the legislative process could be a long one.
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