Delta Records Five Suspected Cases of Monkey Pox

[This Day] Asaba -Delta State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Nichols Azinge, has assured residents of the state of government’s preparedness to tackle the issue of monkey pox as the state’s medical ‘Response Team’ has been placed on red alert regarding t…

[This Day] Asaba -Delta State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Nichols Azinge, has assured residents of the state of government's preparedness to tackle the issue of monkey pox as the state's medical 'Response Team' has been placed on red alert regarding the surveillance.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Gas Flaring – House Probes Non Payment of Penalties, Compensation By Oil Firms

[This Day] Abuja -The House of Representatives Thursday passed a motion to set up an ad-hoc committee to investigate the non-payment of penalties on gas flaring by oil companies and report back in eight weeks for further legislative action.

[This Day] Abuja -The House of Representatives Thursday passed a motion to set up an ad-hoc committee to investigate the non-payment of penalties on gas flaring by oil companies and report back in eight weeks for further legislative action.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Minister Jeff Radebe Announces Appointment of New Statistician-General and Head of Statistics South Africa, Risenga Maluleke

[Govt of SA] Minister in the Presidency, Mr Jeff Radebe, today announced the appointment of the new Statistician-General and Head of Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), Mr Risenga Maluleke. His appointment will take effect from the 1st of November 2017…

[Govt of SA] Minister in the Presidency, Mr Jeff Radebe, today announced the appointment of the new Statistician-General and Head of Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), Mr Risenga Maluleke. His appointment will take effect from the 1st of November 2017 when Dr Pali Lehohla's tenure expires at the end of October. Maluleke has served within Stats SA for twenty years, having joined Stats SA as a manager at Limpopo provincial office in 1997.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Life Esidimeni Victim’s Sister – ‘I Cried. I Did Not Believe What I Saw’

[News24Wire] The sister of one of the Life Esidimeni patients on Friday described the conditions she found her brother’s body in after he was transferred to a mortuary, which used to be a butchery.

[News24Wire] The sister of one of the Life Esidimeni patients on Friday described the conditions she found her brother's body in after he was transferred to a mortuary, which used to be a butchery.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Soccer – Championship Leaders Under Pressure to Win in 28th Round

[ANGOP] Luanda -At a time that there are three rounds left to the end of the first division National Football Championship (Girabola2017), 1º de Agosto and Petro de Luanda, co-leaders with 59 points, this weekend have difficult missions in the 28th round and are under pressure to win their respective games to increase the hope to conquer the Girabola title.

[ANGOP] Luanda -At a time that there are three rounds left to the end of the first division National Football Championship (Girabola2017), 1º de Agosto and Petro de Luanda, co-leaders with 59 points, this weekend have difficult missions in the 28th round and are under pressure to win their respective games to increase the hope to conquer the Girabola title.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Lunda Sul – Over 12.000 Tons of Fish Caught

[ANGOP] Saurimo -At least 12,360 tons of fish were caught from January to September this year, representing an increase if compared to the previous 8.000 tons of fish recorded in the same period in 2016.

[ANGOP] Saurimo -At least 12,360 tons of fish were caught from January to September this year, representing an increase if compared to the previous 8.000 tons of fish recorded in the same period in 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Angolan President Attends Meeting On Peace in DRC

[ANGOP] Brazzaville -The neutralization of negative forces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and in the neighboring countries is one of the themes that dominated the meeting on peace, security and cooperation that took place on Thursday aft…

[ANGOP] Brazzaville -The neutralization of negative forces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and in the neighboring countries is one of the themes that dominated the meeting on peace, security and cooperation that took place on Thursday afternoon in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Australian Oil Firm Armour Energy Joins Uganda’s Upstream Oil Sector

[Oil in Uganda] Government of Uganda signed a Production Sharing Agreement (PSA), and issued a License for Petroleum Exploration, Development and Production over the Kanywataba Contract Area with Armour Energy Limited (AEL) from Australia. The explorat…

[Oil in Uganda] Government of Uganda signed a Production Sharing Agreement (PSA), and issued a License for Petroleum Exploration, Development and Production over the Kanywataba Contract Area with Armour Energy Limited (AEL) from Australia. The exploration license was signed on Thursday, September 14 at Amber House in Kampala. Energy Minister, Irene Muloni signed on behalf of government, while Armour Energy Limited was represented by its Chief Executive Officer. The Kanywataba Contract Area is located in Ntoroko district.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda