According to eyewitness reports, a young woman in a Ugandan hospital was refused life-saving treatment because her husband could not pay a bribe. This is considered to be a normal practice in many Ugandan hospitals.
The dead babies were discovered when Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko made a surprise visit to a maternity hospital. Health officials say the babies were stored in boxes because the hospital does not have a mortuary.
The deal to improve trade within the six-member East African bloc is being thwarted by bilateral political disputes, traders and analysts say.
The Australian government is currently fighting in court to refuse medical care to dozens of sick children held on Nauru. About 1,100 asylum seekers still reside in the Australian-run detention center on the island.
Music artists have condemned the brutal treatment of jailed Ugandan pop star Bobi Wine. The lawmaker saw weapons possession charges dropped only to face a new charge of treason.
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