‘Cancer Is Not Deadly, Society Is’

[New Era] Ongwediva -“We are going to walk this journey together,” were the remarks of the doctor who gave Fransina /Nanus, a survivor of breast cancer, a hug shortly after diagnosing her in June 2015.

[New Era] Ongwediva -"We are going to walk this journey together," were the remarks of the doctor who gave Fransina /Nanus, a survivor of breast cancer, a hug shortly after diagnosing her in June 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

How Zimbabwe Squandered Its Diamond Riches

[New Zimbabwe] JUST a year before its citizens couldn’t find basic food items in their stores in 2007 and were literally starving, Zimbabwe made the largest diamond find in recent history. The Marange fields were so flush with alluvial diamonds that wi…

[New Zimbabwe] JUST a year before its citizens couldn't find basic food items in their stores in 2007 and were literally starving, Zimbabwe made the largest diamond find in recent history. The Marange fields were so flush with alluvial diamonds that within six months there were 35 000 locals sifting for them. Behind the backs of the marauding security forces, people were stuffing diamonds into turkeys, hidden pockets, and any other cavities they could.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Minawi Elected to Replace Ibrahim As Head of Sudan’s Revolutionary Front

[Radio Dabanga] Paris -On Friday the leadership council of the Sudanese Revolutionary Front unanimously elected the leader of the Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM) Arko Minni Minawi as a head for the Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF). He replaces Dr Jib…

[Radio Dabanga] Paris -On Friday the leadership council of the Sudanese Revolutionary Front unanimously elected the leader of the Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM) Arko Minni Minawi as a head for the Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF). He replaces Dr Jibril Ibrahim, head of the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM).

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Angry El Jiraif Residents Force Khartoum Police Demolition Team to Withdraw

[Radio Dabanga] El Jiraif -A police contingent that descended on El Jiraif neighbourhood to carry out a state order demolish brick factories was forced to withdraw after they were faced-down by angry residents on Thursday. A woman died when police used…

[Radio Dabanga] El Jiraif -A police contingent that descended on El Jiraif neighbourhood to carry out a state order demolish brick factories was forced to withdraw after they were faced-down by angry residents on Thursday. A woman died when police used tear gas and others were shot by live ammunition used to disperse similar protests in May last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

New Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North Head El Hilu Calls for Unity

[Radio Dabanga] Kauda -In his first speech after his election as president of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) Abdel Aziz El Hilu has announced his commitment to the unity of the Movement, and called for focusing on the factors of …

[Radio Dabanga] Kauda -In his first speech after his election as president of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) Abdel Aziz El Hilu has announced his commitment to the unity of the Movement, and called for focusing on the factors of unity and rejecting the causes of disagreement.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Surge in Malaria Cases Crowds West Darfur Health Facilities

[Radio Dabanga] Sirba / El Geneina / Murnei -Health facilities in West Darfur are struggling to handle a surge in Malaria cases, brought on by the rainy season. In Sirba, the hospital must accommodate patients three to a bed.

[Radio Dabanga] Sirba / El Geneina / Murnei -Health facilities in West Darfur are struggling to handle a surge in Malaria cases, brought on by the rainy season. In Sirba, the hospital must accommodate patients three to a bed.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Outcome Based Approach Way to Go – Muzila

[Botswana Daily News] Mogoditshane -The permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Basic Education, Ms Grace Muzila, says her ministry is working towards modifying the curriculum aimed to improve the standard of education through introducing Outcome Based …

[Botswana Daily News] Mogoditshane -The permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Basic Education, Ms Grace Muzila, says her ministry is working towards modifying the curriculum aimed to improve the standard of education through introducing Outcome Based Education (OBE) slated for 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Minister of Justice Affirms Sudan Commitment to Implementation of Human Rights Conventions

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Justice, Dr. Idris Ibrahim Jameel, has affirmed Sudan commitment to implementation of all the international and regional conventions and agreements on human rights and working to cement these principles which emanate fro…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Justice, Dr. Idris Ibrahim Jameel, has affirmed Sudan commitment to implementation of all the international and regional conventions and agreements on human rights and working to cement these principles which emanate from the religious and moral values and customs and comply with the state's constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan