Government Aims to End Treatable Blindness

[Botswana Daily News] Selebi Phikwe -The Minister of Infrastructure and Housing Development Mr Nonofo Molefhi who is also Member of Parliament for Selebi Phikwe East said that government has joined the international community in an effort to eliminate …

[Botswana Daily News] Selebi Phikwe -The Minister of Infrastructure and Housing Development Mr Nonofo Molefhi who is also Member of Parliament for Selebi Phikwe East said that government has joined the international community in an effort to eliminate treatable blindness by the year 2020.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Cabinet Reshuffle – Zuma May Strike Yet Again Before December

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma has shuffled the deckchairs for a twelfth time in a move that seems to have been aimed at dealing with political weaknesses as well as strengthening his hand in government and the ANC’s succession race. The real bu…

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma has shuffled the deckchairs for a twelfth time in a move that seems to have been aimed at dealing with political weaknesses as well as strengthening his hand in government and the ANC's succession race. The real buzz in ANC circles, however, is on how he cunningly left the door ajar for a 13th reshuffle in the not-too-distant future. By CARIEN DU PLESSIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cabinet Reshuffle – A Worried South Africa Responds

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma’s Tuesday Cabinet reshuffle was greeted with almost unanimous concern from quarters unconnected to the ANC. While the axing of Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande is widely seen as the underlying motive, parti…

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma's Tuesday Cabinet reshuffle was greeted with almost unanimous concern from quarters unconnected to the ANC. While the axing of Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande is widely seen as the underlying motive, particular unease also accompanies the move of State Security Minister David Mahlobo to the vexed Energy portfolio. And aside from the specifics of the new appointments, one fact is obvious: it serves nobody's interests, except the President's, to have such a rapid turnover of min

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Cracks Down On Critical Press After Referendum

[CPJ] The Mauritanian Radio and Television Broadcast Authority today ordered Mauritania’s five privately owned news stations to shut down for “failing to fulfil their financial agreements” with the country’s broadcast regulator, local media reported.

[CPJ] The Mauritanian Radio and Television Broadcast Authority today ordered Mauritania's five privately owned news stations to shut down for "failing to fulfil their financial agreements" with the country's broadcast regulator, local media reported.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania

MP Drills Youth

[Botswana Daily News] Letlhakeng -Member of Parliament for Takatokwane constituency, Mr Ngaka Ngaka has implored the youth in Metsibotlhoko to always strive to do their best before they can start pointing fingers.

[Botswana Daily News] Letlhakeng -Member of Parliament for Takatokwane constituency, Mr Ngaka Ngaka has implored the youth in Metsibotlhoko to always strive to do their best before they can start pointing fingers.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Namibia to Send Peacekeepers to Lesotho

[Namibian] NAMIBIA will be sending a military peacekeeping contingent to Lesotho to help quell tensions in that country, information minister Tjekero Tweya announced yesterday.

[Namibian] NAMIBIA will be sending a military peacekeeping contingent to Lesotho to help quell tensions in that country, information minister Tjekero Tweya announced yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Several Upcoming Projects to Enhance Quality of Life of the Vulnerable

[Government of Mauritius] The Government has at heart the well-being of its citizens and conforming to this, the Ministry of Housing and Lands is working towards improving the living conditions of those who are socially disadvantaged. This in turn will…

[Government of Mauritius] The Government has at heart the well-being of its citizens and conforming to this, the Ministry of Housing and Lands is working towards improving the living conditions of those who are socially disadvantaged. This in turn will help attaining development goals to scale up economic growth.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

What Tracing a Tough Commute in Ancient Egypt Reveals About Osteoarthritis

[The Conversation Africa] Osteoarthritis is a disease that is millions of years old. Researchers have even found evidence for osteoarthritis in dinosaurs. It’s also one of the most prevalent diseases to impact our bones – and its rates will only grow w…

[The Conversation Africa] Osteoarthritis is a disease that is millions of years old. Researchers have even found evidence for osteoarthritis in dinosaurs. It's also one of the most prevalent diseases to impact our bones - and its rates will only grow with an ageing population worldwide.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Government Is Committed to Eradicate Absolute Poverty, Reiterates Minister Wong

[Government of Mauritius] Poverty concerns each and every citizen of the country and Government is committed to do its best to eradicate absolute poverty with the help of the private sector and NGOs. Social projects in education, health and environment…

[Government of Mauritius] Poverty concerns each and every citizen of the country and Government is committed to do its best to eradicate absolute poverty with the help of the private sector and NGOs. Social projects in education, health and environment sectors will help to attain Government's objectives, which are in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius