Decline in Mother Mortality Rate During Delivery

[Shabait] Asmara -The mortality rate of mothers during delivery and death rate of children under 5 years of age is on the decline. The comment was made by Dr. Birhana Haile, head of Family and Community health at the Ministry of Health.

[Shabait] Asmara -The mortality rate of mothers during delivery and death rate of children under 5 years of age is on the decline. The comment was made by Dr. Birhana Haile, head of Family and Community health at the Ministry of Health.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

South Africa’s Airports Company Faces a Hard Landing. Why This Is Bad News for the Country

[The Conversation Africa] The Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) – until recently held as a model for other South African state-owned enterprises to emulate – now faces a drastic reversal of fortune stemming from a regulatory decision to reduce airpo…

[The Conversation Africa] The Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) - until recently held as a model for other South African state-owned enterprises to emulate - now faces a drastic reversal of fortune stemming from a regulatory decision to reduce airport charges by 35.5% in the coming year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Social Security Agency Withdraws Concourt Application

[News24Wire] The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has withdrawn its request to the Constitutional Court for advice over what to do about its contract with Cash Paymaster Services, a spokesperson for the court said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has withdrawn its request to the Constitutional Court for advice over what to do about its contract with Cash Paymaster Services, a spokesperson for the court said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

World Bank Funded City Developing Project Gets U.S.$130 Million Boost

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The World Bank Group commitment to continue supporting Tanzania was reaffirmed on Monday after it approved $130 million (Sh275 billion) aimed at financing the Tanzania Strategic Cities Project (TSCP).

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The World Bank Group commitment to continue supporting Tanzania was reaffirmed on Monday after it approved $130 million (Sh275 billion) aimed at financing the Tanzania Strategic Cities Project (TSCP).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Motorists Irate At Truck Blockade Into Pretoria

[News24Wire] Meetings will be missed and thousands will be late for work, but not all motorists are balling their fists at the truck driver blockade that brought Pretoria to a standstill on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Meetings will be missed and thousands will be late for work, but not all motorists are balling their fists at the truck driver blockade that brought Pretoria to a standstill on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Probe Ordered Into Conspiracies and Cartels that Deny Govt Tanzanite Revenue

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has pointed out that there are conspiracies and cartels that deny the government revenue in the tanzanite auctions.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has pointed out that there are conspiracies and cartels that deny the government revenue in the tanzanite auctions.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Zimbabwean Football Star Billiat Robbed At Gunpoint

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE international footballer Khama Billiat had a brush with death in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the early hours of yesterday when six armed robbers pounced on the Mamelodi Sundowns talisman, held him hostage, before stealing his w…

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE international footballer Khama Billiat had a brush with death in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the early hours of yesterday when six armed robbers pounced on the Mamelodi Sundowns talisman, held him hostage, before stealing his watch and wallet.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nigeria Senate Wants Ties With SA Re-Assessed

[CAJ News] Abuja -The Nigerian Senate has recommended that government reconsiders” diplomatic ties with South Africa in the wake of the attacks against citizens of the West African country.

[CAJ News] Abuja -The Nigerian Senate has recommended that government reconsiders" diplomatic ties with South Africa in the wake of the attacks against citizens of the West African country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

EU-EAC Trade Deal and Diplomatic Chess Games in the Region

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The East African Community (EAC) is once again facing a delicate diplomatic situation as it seems now more than ever that, after protracted negotiations, member states may have to just agree to disagree on the Economic Partners…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The East African Community (EAC) is once again facing a delicate diplomatic situation as it seems now more than ever that, after protracted negotiations, member states may have to just agree to disagree on the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania