NGOs Case on Safe Abortions Pushed to February

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A case in which two NGO’s are contesting the move by the Ministry of Health to restrain them from training medical workers on safe abortions has been pushed to February.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A case in which two NGO's are contesting the move by the Ministry of Health to restrain them from training medical workers on safe abortions has been pushed to February.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sport – Dobson – Leyds Must Return to Fullback

[News24Wire] Western Province coach John Dobson has re-iterated that Springbok Dillyn Leyds’ best position is at fullback, despite selecting him on the wing for Saturday’s Currie Cup clash against the Sharks in Durban.

[News24Wire] Western Province coach John Dobson has re-iterated that Springbok Dillyn Leyds' best position is at fullback, despite selecting him on the wing for Saturday's Currie Cup clash against the Sharks in Durban.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Weatherman Warns of Flash Floods in Various Parts of Kenya

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya Meteorological Department projects flash floods in Nairobi, parts of Western, Rift Valley, and the Central region as a result of heavy rainfall.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya Meteorological Department projects flash floods in Nairobi, parts of Western, Rift Valley, and the Central region as a result of heavy rainfall.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Drought Pushes Pastoralists to the Brink

[IRIN] Lodwar -In February, when 23 of the country’s 47 counties were affected, and after the number of food insecure people had more than doubled, from 1.3 million to 2.7 million, the Kenyan government declared a national drought emergency.

[IRIN] Lodwar -In February, when 23 of the country's 47 counties were affected, and after the number of food insecure people had more than doubled, from 1.3 million to 2.7 million, the Kenyan government declared a national drought emergency.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Rugby – Mitchell Backs Gqoboka for Bok Call-Up

[News24Wire] Blue Bulls coach J ohn Mitchell reckons prop Lizo Gqoboka could come into contention for a Springbok berth on the end-of-year tour to the northern hemisphere.

[News24Wire] Blue Bulls coach J ohn Mitchell reckons prop Lizo Gqoboka could come into contention for a Springbok berth on the end-of-year tour to the northern hemisphere.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Exclusive – ‘A Free, Fair Election Is Unlikely in Kenya,’ Says an Expert

[News24Wire] Kenya is “unlikely going to hold” a free and fair presidential vote as they are too many challenges ahead of the election rerun later this month, says an expert.

[News24Wire] Kenya is "unlikely going to hold" a free and fair presidential vote as they are too many challenges ahead of the election rerun later this month, says an expert.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Zuma Arrives in Zambia to Launch or Tambo Heritage Site

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma has reportedly arrived in Zambia for a state visit aimed at deepening and strengthening the good political, economic and cultural relations between the two countries.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma has reportedly arrived in Zambia for a state visit aimed at deepening and strengthening the good political, economic and cultural relations between the two countries.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dry Weekend for Harare Suburbs

[The Herald] A number of Harare suburbs, including the city centre, will be without water supplies tomorrow as there will be a complete shut-down to allow council to repair burst pipes. This comes as it emerged that Harare is losing 500 000 litres of p…

[The Herald] A number of Harare suburbs, including the city centre, will be without water supplies tomorrow as there will be a complete shut-down to allow council to repair burst pipes. This comes as it emerged that Harare is losing 500 000 litres of purified water daily due to leaks on the main water pipeline from Morton Jaffray Water Treatment Plant to Warren Control Pump Station.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Council Starts Registering Vendors

[The Herald] Harare City Council has started registering vendors and moving them to designated sites to allow for the free flow people and vehicles in the central business district (CBD). The city had previously registered over 30 000 vendors, but most…

[The Herald] Harare City Council has started registering vendors and moving them to designated sites to allow for the free flow people and vehicles in the central business district (CBD). The city had previously registered over 30 000 vendors, but most of them had since abandoned their sites and moved back into the city centre.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe