Heart Institute Mourns Its Specialist

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute (JKCI) management and staff have expressed their sadness following the demise of a colleague, who was a specialist in cardiovascular diseases, Dr Onesmo Mhewa.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute (JKCI) management and staff have expressed their sadness following the demise of a colleague, who was a specialist in cardiovascular diseases, Dr Onesmo Mhewa.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Malawi Insurance Company Saved From Bogus Over U.S.$116,000 Claims

[Nyasa Times] Mbeya Private Investigators, emerging giants in investigating criminal and civil cases, foiled a move by a syndicate to defraud Prime Insurance Company, their client, millions of kwacha through bogus insurance cover claims, Nyasa Times ha…

[Nyasa Times] Mbeya Private Investigators, emerging giants in investigating criminal and civil cases, foiled a move by a syndicate to defraud Prime Insurance Company, their client, millions of kwacha through bogus insurance cover claims, Nyasa Times has established.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

A Good Idea On Border Posts

[Citizen] Barely before construction and operationalisation of the 15 one-stop border posts (OSBPs) within the six East African Community (EAC) countries is over and done with, the community is already contemplating establishing unified border posts (U…

[Citizen] Barely before construction and operationalisation of the 15 one-stop border posts (OSBPs) within the six East African Community (EAC) countries is over and done with, the community is already contemplating establishing unified border posts (UBPs) on borders outside the EAC to better serve the envisaged regional integration.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Citizens Losing Patience Over German Slowness to Act On Genocide Claims

[Deutsche Welle] Anger is building in Namibia over inaction by colonial-era power Germany, almost three years after talks began about an apology and reparations for the genocide of its indigenous Herero and Nama.

[Deutsche Welle] Anger is building in Namibia over inaction by colonial-era power Germany, almost three years after talks began about an apology and reparations for the genocide of its indigenous Herero and Nama.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Authorities Confirm Ebola Outbreak

[Deutsche Welle] Local health officials have reported a number of patients showing symptoms of hemorrhagic fever and deaths in the affected area. The disease has resurfaced nearly 10 months after the end of an earlier outbreak.

[Deutsche Welle] Local health officials have reported a number of patients showing symptoms of hemorrhagic fever and deaths in the affected area. The disease has resurfaced nearly 10 months after the end of an earlier outbreak.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Heavy Rains and Floods Call for ‘National Action’

[Deutsche Welle] African governments must take a fresh look at how they monitor climate change so they could ‘identify what it brings to their countries,’ warns Anaclet Rwegyarura.

[Deutsche Welle] African governments must take a fresh look at how they monitor climate change so they could 'identify what it brings to their countries,' warns Anaclet Rwegyarura.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Life Under Peacekeepers and Al – Shabaab Threats

[Deutsche Welle] Despite terror threats by al-Shabab insurgents, life in Somalia is relatively calm thanks to the peacekeeping forces. DW’s Frank Yiga in Kampala visited the capital, Mogadishu, and also toured the countryside.

[Deutsche Welle] Despite terror threats by al-Shabab insurgents, life in Somalia is relatively calm thanks to the peacekeeping forces. DW's Frank Yiga in Kampala visited the capital, Mogadishu, and also toured the countryside.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Protesters Call for Head of UNAIDS to Go

[GroundUp] About 70 people picketed outside the Pan African Parliament in Midrand on Wednesday, calling for the Director of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, to step down. Sidibé is accused of failing to take proper steps to deal with sexual harassment at the organisation.

[GroundUp] About 70 people picketed outside the Pan African Parliament in Midrand on Wednesday, calling for the Director of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, to step down. Sidibé is accused of failing to take proper steps to deal with sexual harassment at the organisation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NIMC Targets 70 Million Identity Numbers to Boost Financial Inclusion

[This Day] As part of efforts to boost financial inclusion in the country, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has disclosed plan to issue identity numbers to 70 million Nigerians by the end of next year.

[This Day] As part of efforts to boost financial inclusion in the country, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has disclosed plan to issue identity numbers to 70 million Nigerians by the end of next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria