Sirleaf Impressed As Country Bangs Africa Gender Gong

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia was yesterday bestowed with an African Gender Award for her continuous work towards empowering women – a quest commended by former Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf during her courtesy call to President Hage Geingob a…

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia was yesterday bestowed with an African Gender Award for her continuous work towards empowering women - a quest commended by former Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf during her courtesy call to President Hage Geingob at State House.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Young Scribe to Partake in Olympics Committee Programme

[New Era] Windhoek -A twenty-three-year-old journalist from a local daily newspaper, June Shimuoshili, is to take part in the International Olympics Committee (IOC) Young Reporters Programme.

[New Era] Windhoek -A twenty-three-year-old journalist from a local daily newspaper, June Shimuoshili, is to take part in the International Olympics Committee (IOC) Young Reporters Programme.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Making Sense of a Young Doctor’s Death

[The Aspen Institute] Ahmed Victor Idowu was a young medical doctor with a passion to reform health care in Nigeria.  A recent graduate of the University of Nigeria, in January 2018 he was at the start of  his in-hospital clinical training when he examined a seven-month old baby with an abnormally high fever. He was the only doctor on duty. It was his last duty. The baby had Lassa fever.  Less than a month later, Dr. Idowu died of the Ebola-like virus that in its most severe form causes multi-organ failure and un

[The Aspen Institute] Ahmed Victor Idowu was a young medical doctor with a passion to reform health care in Nigeria.  A recent graduate of the University of Nigeria, in January 2018 he was at the start of  his in-hospital clinical training when he examined a seven-month old baby with an abnormally high fever. He was the only doctor on duty. It was his last duty. The baby had Lassa fever.  Less than a month later, Dr. Idowu died of the Ebola-like virus that in its most severe form causes multi-organ failure and un

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Refugee Commissioner Won’t Be Suspended – Kapofi

[New Era] Windhoek -With Home Affairs Commissioner for Refugees Likius Valombola a free man after being granted bail, the home affairs minister poured cold water on expectations to have him suspended until his criminal case is finalised.

[New Era] Windhoek -With Home Affairs Commissioner for Refugees Likius Valombola a free man after being granted bail, the home affairs minister poured cold water on expectations to have him suspended until his criminal case is finalised.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

EFF Backs Shivambu After His Attack On Senior Treasury Official

[News24Wire] A grouping of former and current public servants has accused EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu of being racist, short-sighted and childish in his attack on a senior Treasury official in Parliament.

[News24Wire] A grouping of former and current public servants has accused EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu of being racist, short-sighted and childish in his attack on a senior Treasury official in Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MPs Fume As Mkhwebane Requests Late Postponement of Meeting

[News24Wire] MPs on Parliament’s justice portfolio committee were left fuming after Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane requested the late postponement of a planned meeting on Wednesday due to a “family emergency”.

[News24Wire] MPs on Parliament's justice portfolio committee were left fuming after Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane requested the late postponement of a planned meeting on Wednesday due to a "family emergency".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Father to Face Murder Charge After Mistakenly Killing His Son Outside of School

[News24Wire] A man shot and killed his teenage son, apparently by mistake, outside his school in Ennerdale, south of Johannesburg, on Tuesday evening, police said.

[News24Wire] A man shot and killed his teenage son, apparently by mistake, outside his school in Ennerdale, south of Johannesburg, on Tuesday evening, police said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa