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RWANDA:Rwanda bans shisha smoking following Tanzania’s lead

December 2017 BusinessDaily; President Paul Kagame’s government has become the latest in Africa to ban smoking of water-pipe tobacco, popularly known as shisha, starting Friday. Rwanda becomes the second country in Africa to ban shisha smoking after Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli imposed the ban in July last year. Other countries …

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KENYA:Gender gap narrows for medical degrees

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November 2017 Businessdaily; There has been this long-held belief that the highly technical medical degree courses are dominated by males. But a scrutiny of university enrolment data over the past 12 years paints a different picture, debunking the notion. The gender gap in enrolment of undergraduate medical courses has actually …

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