Why a Test That Tells When TB Is Cured Is Needed to Help Tackle Resistance

[The Conversation Africa] -Every day more than 6 million people across the world who have TB are subject to a standard treatment regime. This lasts at least six months. The medication must be taken diligently every day to prevent drug-resistance from d…

[The Conversation Africa] -Every day more than 6 million people across the world who have TB are subject to a standard treatment regime. This lasts at least six months. The medication must be taken diligently every day to prevent drug-resistance from developing. Shortening the treatment period has become a top priority within TB research. US and South African scientists are embarking on a clinical trial to try and find a solution. The Conversation Africa's Health and Medicine Editor Candice Bailey asked Gerhard Walzl to explain the

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Racism is Still Rampant, but is Criminalising Hatred the Answer?

[The Conversation Africa] Recent events in South Africa show that it is a society still grappling with its racist history, 23 years after apartheid officially ended. Combating hatred is an ongoing project.

[The Conversation Africa] Recent events in South Africa show that it is a society still grappling with its racist history, 23 years after apartheid officially ended. Combating hatred is an ongoing project.

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Mwanamvekha Star Performer in Malawi Cabinet Assessment

[Nyasa Times] Industry, Trade and Tourism minister Joseph Mwanamvekha has emerged overall star performer in the annual Sunday Times cabinet assessment, beating his boss President Peter Mutharika by two marks.

[Nyasa Times] Industry, Trade and Tourism minister Joseph Mwanamvekha has emerged overall star performer in the annual Sunday Times cabinet assessment, beating his boss President Peter Mutharika by two marks.

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Inquiry On Bingu’s Wealth Yields No Evidence of ‘Cashgate’

[Nyasa Times] Inquiries and financial analysis into the wealth of former president the late Bingu wa Mutharika, which for years has been a subject of intense public debate, has yielded nothing both Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) and the Financial Intelli…

[Nyasa Times] Inquiries and financial analysis into the wealth of former president the late Bingu wa Mutharika, which for years has been a subject of intense public debate, has yielded nothing both Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) and the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) will submit to Public Accounts Committee of Parliament.

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Ruling Party Calls for More Powers to Allocate State Resources

[News24Wire] The ANC has proposed that the Presidency be strengthened to become a “strategic centre of power” in government, driving resource allocation within the state.

[News24Wire] The ANC has proposed that the Presidency be strengthened to become a "strategic centre of power" in government, driving resource allocation within the state.

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Newspaper Group Rates President, Cabinet Performance Average

[Nyasa Times] One of the titles for Malawi newspaper giant, Times Media, the Sunday Times has made a comprehensive assessment of President Peter Mutharika and his cabinet with most of the public officers getting below average marks.

[Nyasa Times] One of the titles for Malawi newspaper giant, Times Media, the Sunday Times has made a comprehensive assessment of President Peter Mutharika and his cabinet with most of the public officers getting below average marks.

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No New Contract Signed by Social Development Dept for Grant Payments

[News24Wire] In the Social Development Department’s latest bid on Sunday to defend itself in the social grants scandal, it highlighted the current system’s benefits for clothing and vegetable sellers.

[News24Wire] In the Social Development Department's latest bid on Sunday to defend itself in the social grants scandal, it highlighted the current system's benefits for clothing and vegetable sellers.

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Social Media Users React to #BabySiwaphiwe Case

[News24Wire] Threats, shock and gratitude were expressed by social media users on Sunday after it emerged baby Siwaphiwe Mbambo’s mother was one of those arrested for the one-month-old baby’s alleged kidnapping.

[News24Wire] Threats, shock and gratitude were expressed by social media users on Sunday after it emerged baby Siwaphiwe Mbambo's mother was one of those arrested for the one-month-old baby's alleged kidnapping.

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