Government Denies Plan to Import Cuban Doctors

[Monitor] Kampala -The government has backtracked on a plan to import 200 doctors from Cuba, with the State Minister for Health, Ms Sarah Opendi, saying the matter has never been discussed.

[Monitor] Kampala -The government has backtracked on a plan to import 200 doctors from Cuba, with the State Minister for Health, Ms Sarah Opendi, saying the matter has never been discussed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Petrol Prices Up – Gasoline, L$440 – Diesel, L$450

[Observer] The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Commerce & Industry and the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company (LPRC) has announced with immediate effect a US$0.12 (twelve United States cents) and US$0.13 (thirteen United States cents) increase in the prices of gasoline and diesel fuel respectively.

[Observer] The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Commerce & Industry and the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company (LPRC) has announced with immediate effect a US$0.12 (twelve United States cents) and US$0.13 (thirteen United States cents) increase in the prices of gasoline and diesel fuel respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

U.S.$14.2 Million Police Salary Allotment Raises Eyebrows

[Observer] The US$14.2M out of the US$16.3M allotted to the Liberia National Police (LNP) in the 2017/18 fiscal budget for compensation to include salaries for civilian and paramilitary personnel overshadowed the release of a report on the Security Act…

[Observer] The US$14.2M out of the US$16.3M allotted to the Liberia National Police (LNP) in the 2017/18 fiscal budget for compensation to include salaries for civilian and paramilitary personnel overshadowed the release of a report on the Security Actions for Everyone (SAFE) Project yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Buhari Begins Two Days Visit to Kano Today

[Daily Trust] Kano -The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) yesterday stated that following the resurfacing of queues in some filing stations within Kano metropolis, the department has intensified monitoring and surveillance to curtail possible exc…

[Daily Trust] Kano -The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) yesterday stated that following the resurfacing of queues in some filing stations within Kano metropolis, the department has intensified monitoring and surveillance to curtail possible excesses by petroleum marketers ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to the state today.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Young Nigerian Innovators Lead New Tech World

[Vanguard] When Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg, visited Nigeria, last year, one of the challenges he threw at local application developers was to look inwards for applications that would solve the country’s economic problem.

[Vanguard] When Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg, visited Nigeria, last year, one of the challenges he threw at local application developers was to look inwards for applications that would solve the country's economic problem.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

When Media Is Poised to Create Negative Perceptions

[The Herald] Social media, and also some print media, seem to be creating a negative perception in the peace-loving Zimbabwean citizens. President Mnangagwa, who is hardly 15 days in office, has become the target for brazen attacks and criticism from c…

[The Herald] Social media, and also some print media, seem to be creating a negative perception in the peace-loving Zimbabwean citizens. President Mnangagwa, who is hardly 15 days in office, has become the target for brazen attacks and criticism from certain political analysts using the social and print media.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

GBV Can Be Reduced By Increasing Access to Justice – Panos

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Executive Director for Panos Southern Africa, Lilian Kiefer has said issues of Gender Based Violence (GBV) could be reduced if there is increased to access to justice among women in the country.

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Executive Director for Panos Southern Africa, Lilian Kiefer has said issues of Gender Based Violence (GBV) could be reduced if there is increased to access to justice among women in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Malawi Muslims Urged to Participate in Protests With PAC

[Nyasa Times] Muslims in the country have been urged to participate in Public Affairs Committee (PAC) nationwide demonstrations on December 13 to push for the enactment of the Electoral Reforms Bills, including the 50+1 provision for electing the Presi…

[Nyasa Times] Muslims in the country have been urged to participate in Public Affairs Committee (PAC) nationwide demonstrations on December 13 to push for the enactment of the Electoral Reforms Bills, including the 50+1 provision for electing the President.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi