Children Succumb to Measles Outbreak

[CAJ News] Khartoum -SOUTH Sudan has appealed for the intervention of international humanitarian agencies to stop a deadly outbreak of measles that has claimed the lives of at least ten children. The minors have died in the northern Payinjiar County. M…

[CAJ News] Khartoum -SOUTH Sudan has appealed for the intervention of international humanitarian agencies to stop a deadly outbreak of measles that has claimed the lives of at least ten children. The minors have died in the northern Payinjiar County. Most of the victims are aged under five. A majority of the infected children died before they could access health facilities. Stephen Gatliah Kuay, the Payinjiar health supervisor, lamented the situation as dire, pointing out the war-torn region lacked the capacity to bring the si

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Nehawu Statement On the Centenry of Oliver Tambo

[COSATU] “It is our responsibility to break down barriers of division and create a country where there will be neither Whites nor Blacks, just South Africans, free and united in diversity” OR Tambo.

[COSATU] "It is our responsibility to break down barriers of division and create a country where there will be neither Whites nor Blacks, just South Africans, free and united in diversity" OR Tambo.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Several Dead From Burkina Faso Mosquito Fever

[CAJ News] Ouagadougou -AT least 11 people are dead after the mosquito-borne dengue fever sweeping through the conflict-prone Burkina Faso. The deaths have been recorded from 4 000 cases mostly in the capital city Ouagadougou. Dr. Yaméogo Issaka, the government’s head of epidemiological surveillance service, announced government had put in place a plan to fight the fever. Strategies include space spraying operations in Ouagadougou, exchange meetings, broadcasts of key messages on local radios and the acquisition and pre-po

[CAJ News] Ouagadougou -AT least 11 people are dead after the mosquito-borne dengue fever sweeping through the conflict-prone Burkina Faso. The deaths have been recorded from 4 000 cases mostly in the capital city Ouagadougou. Dr. Yaméogo Issaka, the government's head of epidemiological surveillance service, announced government had put in place a plan to fight the fever. Strategies include space spraying operations in Ouagadougou, exchange meetings, broadcasts of key messages on local radios and the acquisition and pre-po

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

Mass Refugees Return Triggers Somali Conflicts

[CAJ News] Mogadishu -HUMANITARIAN organisations are concerned the return of thousands of Somali refugees from Kenya are triggering large-scale communal and political conflict. Up to 250 000 Somalis are set to return amid indications Kenya would close …

[CAJ News] Mogadishu -HUMANITARIAN organisations are concerned the return of thousands of Somali refugees from Kenya are triggering large-scale communal and political conflict. Up to 250 000 Somalis are set to return amid indications Kenya would close the Dadaab refugee camp where they have sought safety. Kenya plans to close the Dabaab, said to be the world's biggest refugee camp, owing to financial problems and the use of the site by al-Shabaab militants to recruit. Reduced rations and basic services in the camp are leading S

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Cricket – Proteas Cruise to Victory Over Toothless Tigers

[News24Wire] Andile Phehlukwayo led a good performance by the Proteas rookie bowling attack to enable them to beat Bangladesh by 20 runs in the first of two T20 matches at the Mangaung Oval on Thursday evening.

[News24Wire] Andile Phehlukwayo led a good performance by the Proteas rookie bowling attack to enable them to beat Bangladesh by 20 runs in the first of two T20 matches at the Mangaung Oval on Thursday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Western Cape Woman Killed After Car Overturns

[News24Wire] A woman has been declared dead and her two children have been injured after she lost control of her vehicle between Vredendal and Vanrhynsdorp in the Western Cape on Thursday evening.

[News24Wire] A woman has been declared dead and her two children have been injured after she lost control of her vehicle between Vredendal and Vanrhynsdorp in the Western Cape on Thursday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Van Jaarsveld, Van Wyk Hit Final Day Centuries

[News24Wire] Morne van Wyk and Vaughn van Jaarsveld both hit final day centuries as the Dolphins drew their Sunfoil Series encounter with the Cape Cobras at the Recreation Ground in Oudtshoorn on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Morne van Wyk and Vaughn van Jaarsveld both hit final day centuries as the Dolphins drew their Sunfoil Series encounter with the Cape Cobras at the Recreation Ground in Oudtshoorn on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Presidency Warns Against Phishing Schemes

[Govt of SA] The Office of the Deputy President has been alerted to various instances in which suspected criminals are using email aliases incorporating elements of “Cyril Ramaphosa” or “Deputy President” to target businesses and members of the public.

[Govt of SA] The Office of the Deputy President has been alerted to various instances in which suspected criminals are using email aliases incorporating elements of "Cyril Ramaphosa" or "Deputy President" to target businesses and members of the public.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cooperation Between Ministry of Electricity, Khartoum University On Solar Energy

[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministry of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity and the Energy Research Center of the University of Khartoum have signed a contract on establishment of a laboratory for solar pumps in cooperation with the Sudanese Organizati…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministry of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity and the Energy Research Center of the University of Khartoum have signed a contract on establishment of a laboratory for solar pumps in cooperation with the Sudanese Organization for Standardization and Metrology to be financed by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Cabinet Approves Draft Law for Organization of Expert’s Houses for Consultancy Services

[SNA] Khartoum -The meeting of the Council of Ministers, Thursday, Chaired by the First Vice President, the National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih has approved the draft law for the organization of the expert’s houses for consultancy serv…

[SNA] Khartoum -The meeting of the Council of Ministers, Thursday, Chaired by the First Vice President, the National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih has approved the draft law for the organization of the expert's houses for consultancy services for the year 2017, submitted by the State Minister of the Council of Ministers, Tarig Taoufeeg.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan