Nigeria Ranks Low in Global Healthcare Index

[Guardian] The first global healthcare ranking report based on a quantification of personal access and quality for 195 countries and territories from 1990 to 2015 has placed Nigeria at 140th position with 51 points on Healthcare Access and Quality Index.

[Guardian] The first global healthcare ranking report based on a quantification of personal access and quality for 195 countries and territories from 1990 to 2015 has placed Nigeria at 140th position with 51 points on Healthcare Access and Quality Index.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ex-Minister Kuruneri Locks Horns With ‘Illegal’ Miners

[The Herald] Former Finance Minister Cde Christopher Kuruneri has dragged a mining company operating on his farm to court seeking an eviction order. Cde Kuruneri has approached the High Court after his bid to evict Chida-Desmond (Pvt) Ltd from his Asco…

[The Herald] Former Finance Minister Cde Christopher Kuruneri has dragged a mining company operating on his farm to court seeking an eviction order. Cde Kuruneri has approached the High Court after his bid to evict Chida-Desmond (Pvt) Ltd from his Ascotvale Farm in Mazowe on the strength of an order he obtained in April last year against the firm's workers - Sipho Mlalazi, Arnold Chidawanyika and Alice Mufandaedza - hit a brick wall.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Macron Pledges to Be Tough On Terrorism During Mali Visit

[RFI] French president Emmanuel Macron reinforced his commitment to fighting armed Islamists in Africa during a speech made at the French military base in Gao, northern Mali, while also calling on more support from Germany and other European countries. The trip – his first outside of Europe  – sent strong signals at the start to his presidency.

[RFI] French president Emmanuel Macron reinforced his commitment to fighting armed Islamists in Africa during a speech made at the French military base in Gao, northern Mali, while also calling on more support from Germany and other European countries. The trip - his first outside of Europe  - sent strong signals at the start to his presidency.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

‘Make Naira Convertible International Currency’

[Guardian] A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank Of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, has called on the Federal Government to take measures that will make naira convertible international trading currency.

[Guardian] A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank Of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, has called on the Federal Government to take measures that will make naira convertible international trading currency.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Crr Extension Workers Capacitated On Organizational Management

[Daily Observer] The Department of Community Development (DCD) recently concluded a three-day Training of Trainers (TOT) workshop on organizational management for extension workers in the Central River and Upper River Regions.

[Daily Observer] The Department of Community Development (DCD) recently concluded a three-day Training of Trainers (TOT) workshop on organizational management for extension workers in the Central River and Upper River Regions.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Bank Reverses Loan Requirement

[New Era] Windhoek -The Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) has reversed its decision not to provide funding for small and medium enterprises in the wake of apparent shenanigans at the SME Bank.

[New Era] Windhoek -The Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) has reversed its decision not to provide funding for small and medium enterprises in the wake of apparent shenanigans at the SME Bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Alten Energías Renovables Wins, in Namibia, One of the Biggest Solar PV Plant in Sub-Saharan Africa

[PR Newswire] Madrid and Windhoek, Namibia -The new plant is being developed by Nampower, the country’s state-owned electricity company, which also holds a stake, and will be one of the biggest in Sub-Saharan Africa with capacity of 45.5 MWp (37 MWac)

[PR Newswire] Madrid and Windhoek, Namibia -The new plant is being developed by Nampower, the country's state-owned electricity company, which also holds a stake, and will be one of the biggest in Sub-Saharan Africa with capacity of 45.5 MWp (37 MWac)

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia