Church to Discipline Cleric Over Remarks On Polygamy, Booze

[Nyasa Times] Church of Central African Presbyterian (CCAP) Livingstonia Synod’ has made a decision to discipline its firebrand general secretary, the Reverend Levi Nyondo, over the remarks he made about Ngoni culture and traditions on booze and polygamy.

[Nyasa Times] Church of Central African Presbyterian (CCAP) Livingstonia Synod' has made a decision to discipline its firebrand general secretary, the Reverend Levi Nyondo, over the remarks he made about Ngoni culture and traditions on booze and polygamy.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Angola Needs to Focus On Primary Health Care to Lower Child Mortality

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan government still needs to place more emphasis on primary public health care in the country, so as to reduce the maternal and child mortality.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan government still needs to place more emphasis on primary public health care in the country, so as to reduce the maternal and child mortality.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

ANC’s Continuing Fight Against Its Very Own Centrifugal Forces

[Daily Maverick] With roughly a year to go until national elections, predictions of how the various parties will do are often centred on how a new leader will help the ANC, or how the current DA problems will affect their performance, and how the disap…

[Daily Maverick] With roughly a year to go until national elections, predictions of how the various parties will do are often centred on how a new leader will help the ANC, or how the current DA problems will affect their performance, and how the disappearance of Jacob Zuma from the presidency will impact on the EFF's prospects. However, there are many indications that the ANC may well go into the 2019 elections less unified than it has ever been before such an important poll.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The SA Social Security Agency and Bathabile Dlamini’s Gift to White Monopoly Capital

[Daily Maverick] If the Sassa/CPS/Net1 social grants saga were a Hollywood heist movie, former Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini, would be a shoo-in for the role of the driver of the getaway car. With CPS pleading poverty and near-ruin,…

[Daily Maverick] If the Sassa/CPS/Net1 social grants saga were a Hollywood heist movie, former Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini, would be a shoo-in for the role of the driver of the getaway car. With CPS pleading poverty and near-ruin, the likelihood of the company repaying to SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) a R316-million windfall it received from former Sassa CEO Virginia Petersen seems remote. Will White Monopoly Capital ride off into the sunset with bulging saddle bags?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Congo Arrive Ahead of Monday’s Friendly With Eagles

[Leadership] The Leopards of Democratic Republic of Congo storm Port Harcourt yesterday ahead of Monday’s international friendly encounter against the Super Eagles of Nigeria,

[Leadership] The Leopards of Democratic Republic of Congo storm Port Harcourt yesterday ahead of Monday's international friendly encounter against the Super Eagles of Nigeria,

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

DRC – MSF Begins Ebola Vaccination Trial in Bikoro to Help Curb Outbreak

[MSF] The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) started vaccinating Ebola frontline workers yesterday in Bikoro, Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The vaccination, which is being conducted with Epicentre–MSF’s research arm–will also be offered to contacts of patients. The start of the Bikoro trial comes about a week after health care workers in Mbandaka began receiving the vaccine.

[MSF] The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) started vaccinating Ebola frontline workers yesterday in Bikoro, Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The vaccination, which is being conducted with Epicentre--MSF's research arm--will also be offered to contacts of patients. The start of the Bikoro trial comes about a week after health care workers in Mbandaka began receiving the vaccine.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Neymar Jr’s Five-Aside Tournament Gears Up for Qualifiers

[Namibian] The last activation for the Neymar Jr’s Five soccer tournament took place over the weekend at the University of Namibia’s Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology in Ongwediva.

[Namibian] The last activation for the Neymar Jr's Five soccer tournament took place over the weekend at the University of Namibia's Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology in Ongwediva.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

People Caught in the Frontlines of Intense Fighting in Country’s North

[MSF] Since the end of April, the conflict-ravaged counties of Leer and Mayendit, in South Sudan’s north, have once again been wracked by violence. Thousands of people are caught between the frontlines of the fighting, and health facilities have been attacked. The high level of violence prevents many people from reaching basic services, including healthcare, says Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

[MSF] Since the end of April, the conflict-ravaged counties of Leer and Mayendit, in South Sudan's north, have once again been wracked by violence. Thousands of people are caught between the frontlines of the fighting, and health facilities have been attacked. The high level of violence prevents many people from reaching basic services, including healthcare, says Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan