Lagos Records 100% Increase in Domestic, Sexual Violence

[Guardian] The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) yesterday revealed that 950 domestic and sexual violence cases have been reported this year, which is about 100 per cent increase, when compared with last year’s figure of 45…

[Guardian] The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) yesterday revealed that 950 domestic and sexual violence cases have been reported this year, which is about 100 per cent increase, when compared with last year's figure of 452 domestic and sexual violence cases.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NEC Is the Cause of Accusations Against Itself

[Observer] Charles Walker Brumskine of the Liberty Party (LP) is the first presidential candidate to raise qualms (misgivings) with the National Elections Commission (NEC) for alleged irregularities in the October 10 elections.

[Observer] Charles Walker Brumskine of the Liberty Party (LP) is the first presidential candidate to raise qualms (misgivings) with the National Elections Commission (NEC) for alleged irregularities in the October 10 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Parliament Speaker Calls for Dialogue

[ANGOP] Luanda -National Assembly Speaker Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos Monday in Luanda told the MPs to stick to the spirit of dialogue and conciliation, considered crucial for deepening the trust and belief in the Angolan political process.

[ANGOP] Luanda -National Assembly Speaker Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos Monday in Luanda told the MPs to stick to the spirit of dialogue and conciliation, considered crucial for deepening the trust and belief in the Angolan political process.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Take Breast Cancer Awareness to the Workplace

[New Times] October is the Breast Cancer Awareness Month across the world, and the Ministry of Health is undertaking a number of activities to increase awareness in the fight against breast cancer, which will culminate in a walk on November 4 from Rwan…

[New Times] October is the Breast Cancer Awareness Month across the world, and the Ministry of Health is undertaking a number of activities to increase awareness in the fight against breast cancer, which will culminate in a walk on November 4 from Rwanda Development Board in Gishushu to Kagugu.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Zim Makes Giant Strides in Cancer Data Collection

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has made huge strides in improving the collection of information of all new cancer cases helping to increase surveillance and the implementation cancer programmes in the country. The Zimbabwe National Cancer Registry (ZNCR), in it…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has made huge strides in improving the collection of information of all new cancer cases helping to increase surveillance and the implementation cancer programmes in the country. The Zimbabwe National Cancer Registry (ZNCR), in its latest 2015 report, indicated that it had stepped up the collection of up-to-date information on the burden of cancer in the country in line with the country's national cancer prevention and control strategies.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Works Minister Denies Any Deal On Banjul Seaport

[The Point] The Minister of Works, Transport and Infrastructure has said that The Gambia government has not made any deal with any firm or country on the country’s seaport. In an exclusive at his office yesterday, Minister Bai Lamin Jobe said the gover…

[The Point] The Minister of Works, Transport and Infrastructure has said that The Gambia government has not made any deal with any firm or country on the country's seaport. In an exclusive at his office yesterday, Minister Bai Lamin Jobe said the government has so far received five proposals on the seaport expansion project, but none has been given the green light to carry on with the project yet.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Why You Should Sit Less

[Monitor] If you spend the better part of your work day sitting in front of a computer or sitting at a desk shuffling papers, you are heading for trouble. It is not for nothing that wellness doctors advise 20 minutes of exercise every day. The advances…

[Monitor] If you spend the better part of your work day sitting in front of a computer or sitting at a desk shuffling papers, you are heading for trouble. It is not for nothing that wellness doctors advise 20 minutes of exercise every day. The advances in technology have made it such that we spend more time sitting down, whether it is at the office, at home, or while on travel.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda