People With Disabilities Demand Better Jobs

[GroundUp] People with disabilities don’t want food parcels but jobs, Thandile Butana from the SA National Council for the Blind said at a gathering in Port Alfred this week.

[GroundUp] People with disabilities don't want food parcels but jobs, Thandile Butana from the SA National Council for the Blind said at a gathering in Port Alfred this week.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UK Queen’s Envoy to Visit in Commonwealth Week

[Nyasa Times] On the occasion of Commonwealth Week, Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex GCVO, as Vice Patron of The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, will next week visit Malawi to see the Trust’s work to end avoidable blindness and champion…

[Nyasa Times] On the occasion of Commonwealth Week, Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex GCVO, as Vice Patron of The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, will next week visit Malawi to see the Trust's work to end avoidable blindness and champion young leaders.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Awareness Is a Major Weapon Against Cancer

[Nation] The theme of this year’s World Cancer Day 4 was “We can, I can”. It underlined how everyone, together or individually, can help to reduce the global burden of cancer. While the day is usually characterised by messages and graphics on social me…

[Nation] The theme of this year's World Cancer Day 4 was "We can, I can". It underlined how everyone, together or individually, can help to reduce the global burden of cancer. While the day is usually characterised by messages and graphics on social media that highlight the grave danger of cancer, there is still lack of awareness as more people continue to die.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Presidency Refuses to Accept Memo From Anti-Xenophobia Protest

[GroundUp] Leaders of the Coalition of Civics Against Xenophobia have accused the South African government of bias and hypocrisy after the office of the Presidency refused to accept their memorandum upon their arrival at the Union Buildings.

[GroundUp] Leaders of the Coalition of Civics Against Xenophobia have accused the South African government of bias and hypocrisy after the office of the Presidency refused to accept their memorandum upon their arrival at the Union Buildings.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Luck Runs Out for Poachers

[The Herald] Two poachers who pleaded guilty to killing three duikers and a hare at Mucheche Farm in Beatrice were asked to pay a fine of $400 or face two months jail term. The duo were found in possession of two rifles and ammunition which belonged to…

[The Herald] Two poachers who pleaded guilty to killing three duikers and a hare at Mucheche Farm in Beatrice were asked to pay a fine of $400 or face two months jail term. The duo were found in possession of two rifles and ammunition which belonged to Elijah Chirawu. Chirawu of Chitungwiza and Takudzwa Mavhunga appeared before Chitungwiza magistrate Mr Oliver Mudzongaiso, facing charges of contravening Section 59 (1) (b) of Parks and Wildlife Act Chapter 20: 14 (hunting or removing any animal without permission).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Country Among Africa’s Worst On Good Governance Index

[Zimbabwe Independent] Africa’s track record of governance since independence is, at best, mixed. Despite the moderate socio-economic and political progress made since independence, only a few countries have improved their performance relative to those…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Africa's track record of governance since independence is, at best, mixed. Despite the moderate socio-economic and political progress made since independence, only a few countries have improved their performance relative to those in other parts of the world, and these are mostly recent developments confined to some of the smallest countries on the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Camel Driver Killed, Son Injured in Darfur Robbery

[Radio Dabanga] Jebel Marra -A Darfur camel driver has been killed and his son seriously wounded when militants robbed them of their camels near Fallujah village north of Malam in eastern Jebel Marra on Wednesday morning.

[Radio Dabanga] Jebel Marra -A Darfur camel driver has been killed and his son seriously wounded when militants robbed them of their camels near Fallujah village north of Malam in eastern Jebel Marra on Wednesday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Central Darfur School Fire Spreads, Destroys 29 Homes, Food Supplies

[Radio Dabanga] Deleig -The entire content of 29 homes was destroyed when a fire, that broke out in a school, spread to the rest of the village and consumed homes and food stores on Tuesday.

[Radio Dabanga] Deleig -The entire content of 29 homes was destroyed when a fire, that broke out in a school, spread to the rest of the village and consumed homes and food stores on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan