Most Child Deaths Concentrated in Ten Asian, African Nations: Study

By Beh Lih Yi KUALA LUMPUR – Sixty percent of the world’s 5.9 million children who died before their fifth birthday last year were in 10 countries in Asia and Africa, said a study published on Friday, prompting calls for action to reduce the mortality. The study published in The Lancet medical journal said the

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Tanzania’s Female Engineers Strive to Break Male Dominance

By Kizito Makoye DAR ES SALAAM, March 15 – Shouting above the din of a concrete mixer, 25-year-old civil engineer Angela James says she is unfazed about being the only woman technician working at a busy construction site in the Tanzanian capital. “I am a trained civil engineer, so you should expect to see me

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