Regulator Now Wades Into Nasa Safaricom Boycott

[Nation] The communications regulator has warned that calls by the opposition Nasa coalition to boycott Safaricom products will hurt jobs and the investment climate in the ICT industry.

[Nation] The communications regulator has warned that calls by the opposition Nasa coalition to boycott Safaricom products will hurt jobs and the investment climate in the ICT industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mozambique and Portugal Sign Cooperation Programme

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican and Portuguese governments on Monday signed a new Strategic Cooperation Programme for the period between 2017 and 2021, reports Tuesday’s issue of the Maputo daily “Noticias”.

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican and Portuguese governments on Monday signed a new Strategic Cooperation Programme for the period between 2017 and 2021, reports Tuesday's issue of the Maputo daily "Noticias".

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Universities ‘Anxiously’ Await Fees Commission Report Release

[News24Wire] Universities South Africa CEO Professor Ahmed Bawa says the organisation has been anxiously awaiting the release of the much-anticipated Fees Commission report.

[News24Wire] Universities South Africa CEO Professor Ahmed Bawa says the organisation has been anxiously awaiting the release of the much-anticipated Fees Commission report.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tigere Explores Wildlife Through Sculpture

[The Herald] At the age of five Tendekayi Tigere was learning the art of stone-carving from his father and uncle. Narrating his beginning, Tigere said he found it interesting and he started carving his own pieces while he was in primary school.

[The Herald] At the age of five Tendekayi Tigere was learning the art of stone-carving from his father and uncle. Narrating his beginning, Tigere said he found it interesting and he started carving his own pieces while he was in primary school.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Managing Marburg – How an Oddly Timed Outbreak is Testing Emergency Strategies

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -On Oct.11, a woman died in Chemuron village, Kween District in an Eastern Uganda. She had a fever, headache, and was bleeding from several places. Doctors attending to her had feared the worst and sent her samples for t…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -On Oct.11, a woman died in Chemuron village, Kween District in an Eastern Uganda. She had a fever, headache, and was bleeding from several places. Doctors attending to her had feared the worst and sent her samples for testing. A week later, on Oct.17, experts at Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) confirmed the 50-year old woman had succumbed to a high mortality hemorrhagic fever - Marburg.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Age Limit – Violence Spreads

[Observer] An escalation in hostilities against members of parliament who support the lifting of presidential age limits is forcing some to either cut back their countryside consultative meetings or make public commitments to abide by the wishes of the…

[Observer] An escalation in hostilities against members of parliament who support the lifting of presidential age limits is forcing some to either cut back their countryside consultative meetings or make public commitments to abide by the wishes of their constituents not to support the proposed amendment.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mao Makes Moving Defence of Constitution

[Observer] Democratic Party president general Norbert Mao late last evening made an impassioned presentation in parliament, imploring the House committee looking at the age limit bill to stand with the people.

[Observer] Democratic Party president general Norbert Mao late last evening made an impassioned presentation in parliament, imploring the House committee looking at the age limit bill to stand with the people.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Doctors Strike – Mothers to Give Birth in the Open

[Observer] The medical workers’ strike, which started yesterday immediately affected hundreds of patients in government hospitals with many either going unattended to or sent away by staff.

[Observer] The medical workers' strike, which started yesterday immediately affected hundreds of patients in government hospitals with many either going unattended to or sent away by staff.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda