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May 22, 2017 9:16 PM The Conservative manifesto and social care: policy-making on the hoof

The Conservative Party manifesto plans for funding long-term care took most people by surprise. Melanie Henwood argues that the rapid unravelling of the proposals and the continued confusion raise fundamental questions both about the direction of policy and about the leadership of the Party. One of the dangers in going for a snap election is that it catches 1

May 22, 2017 7:38 PM Governor wants global health donors to deal directly with counties

Taita Taveta Governor John Mruttu has asked donors supporting health programmes in the country to directly deal with county governments. The governor, who is also the Council of Governors (CoG) vice chairman, said health is one of the devolved functions, and therefore donor funds should be channelled through counties instead of the national government 4

May 22, 2017 9:58 AM Munya says devolution successful despite challenges

NAIROBI, May 22 – Devolution has made major strides in reviving the country’s economy and improving the welfare of Kenyans, according to Council of Governors Chairman Peter Munya. While releasing a state of Devolution report at the end of his term in office, Munya pointed out that although devolution has faced myriad challenges, there is positive impact 1

May 21, 2017 8:55 AM Margaret Kenyatta among 350 Kenyans running for peace in Rwanda

By PSCU, KIGALI, Rwanda May 21 – Lady Margaret Kenyatta will Sunday morning join over 350 Kenyans participating in the Kigali International Peace Marathon in Rwanda. The First Lady and her host, Rwanda First Lady Mrs Jeanette Kagame will run the peace marathon alongside thousands of athletes and peace enthusiasts from across the world, estimated at over 4,000 people 1

May 19, 2017 6:14 PM Macron visits Mali's restive north

New French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday urged faster progress in a Mali peace accord signed in 2015 on his first official visit outside Europe, while reaffirming strong military cooperation with the United States in Africa. At the end of his first week in office, Macron left Gao, a city in Mali's deeply-troubled north, after lunching with French 1

May 19, 2017 12:57 PM Japan cabinet approves bill allowing emperor’s abdication

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Tokyo, Japan, May 19 – The Japanese government on Friday approved a one-off bill allowing ageing Emperor Akihito to step down from the Chrysanthemum Throne, in the first such abdication in two centuries. The bill is likely to receive swift final approval in parliament, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said after Prime Minister 9

May 19, 2017 12:57 PM Emperor Akihito: Japan's government approves abdication bill

Japan's government has approved a one-off bill which, if passed, will allow Emperor Akihito to abdicate. The 83-year-old emperor said last year that his age and health were making it hard for him to fulfil his official duties. But there is no provision under existing law for him to abdicate and be succeeded by Crown Prince Naruhito. The bill will now pass to the parliament 4

May 19, 2017 12:57 PM Japan's ageing emperor's abdication is approved amid worries of a succession crisis as eldest granddaughter, 25, is set to become a commoner when she marries her college sweetheart

The Japanese government has approved Emperor Akihito's abdication from the Chrysanthemum Throne in the first such case in two centuries. The one-off bill, signed off by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet, has sparked a possible succession crisis in the same week that his eldest granddaughter Princess Mako gave up her place in the Palace by agreeing

May 19, 2017 7:59 AM Inflammatory bowel disease symptoms: Crohn’s disease can trigger THIS unexpected pain

CROHN’S disease and ulcerative colitis - both inflammatory bowel diseases or IBD - can cause severe pain, suffering and symptoms for sufferers. Crohn’s Disease is a condition that causes inflammation of the digestive system or gut. Crohn’s can affect any part of the gut, though the most common area affected is the end of the ileum (the last part of the small

May 19, 2017 7:04 AM Brexit Bulletin: Deal or No Deal

The Conservative Party’s manifesto for government, released on Thursday, outlined a hard Brexit in which the U.K. will leave the European Union’s single market and “reduce and control” migration from the bloc. It also revived the warning that “no deal is better than a bad deal.” The prime minister thus called on voters to give her the freedom to walk away from negotiations 4