Research: Doctors in US don’t take Black women pregnancy seriously, so they’re more likely to die than Whites during labour
To be Black anywhere in America is to experience higher rates of chronic ailments like asthma, diabetes, high blood pressure, Alzheimer’s and, most recently, Covid-19. Black Americans have less access to adequate medical care; their life expectancy is shorter.
Hard-line Republicans in the House of Representatives have threatened to block any bill that does not meet their expectations, including sharp spending cuts. Progressive Democrats have also threatened to withhold support for some of the compromises raised, particularly around imposing new work requirements on federal anti-poverty programmes.
Schofield, who had co-presented This Morning with Willoughby since 2009, said last week he decided to leave the show because it had “become the story”. He started at This Morning in 2002 as a temporary presenter before becoming a permanent fixture at the show.
At least one player has had a post-training nap and missed the team bus, half of dozen of squad have openly admitted they want to leave and some haven’t bothered to tie their laces ahead of training. The Blues squad is overcrowded, with it revealed that players often have to sit on the floor in team meetings – a situation that contributed to the downfall and eventual sacking of Graham Potter.
Years of fighting between government and opposition forces in South Sudan killed almost 400,000 people and displaced millions until a peace agreement was signed nearly five years ago. Enacting a solid peace has been sluggish: The country has yet to deploy a unified military and create a permanent constitution.
‘Only an evil state can fight against clinics’, Ukrainian president says of Russian attack on hospitals
Moscow has dismissed allegations that its soldiers have committed war crimes and denies deliberately targeting civilians although it has bombarded cities across Ukraine since invading 15 months ago. Moscow said earlier on Friday Ukraine had struck two regions in southern Russia with a rocket and a drone, but the missile was shot down.
President Museveni must protect Uganda’s natural resources, else rich foreigners will grab all the gold
Kintu Mutekanga was the son of Igaga of the Musubo clan and the red small bird totem. He was sent by his father, Igaga, to work in Chief Gabula’s courtyard. While there, he acquired knowledge of the art of governance and administration. He was a trader who dealt in simple agricultural implements, clothes, beads, tobacco and also bought cattle from Bukedi through barter trade.
How colonial collaborators planted the seeds of political deceit in Uganda that President Museveni has perfected
When history writers write they write as if Busoga suddenly emerged some three hundred years ago and formed into an organised state only with the coming of the white man, which ends up presenting an unnatural history of the land. Apparently, Busoga is the natural home of Lake Victoria. And the source of the world’s longest river – the Nile, which is even mentioned in the Bible (Genesis, 41:1; Exodus, 1:22; 7:20; Isaiah, 23:10; Amos, 8:8) is in Jinja, Busoga.