Govt Blames Veld Fires On Behavioural Rigidity

[The Herald] One million hectares of land are destroyed by fire every year, a situation Government blames on negative attitude and lack of behaviour change by some people. Delivering a ministerial statement in Parliament last week, Environment, Water a…

[The Herald] One million hectares of land are destroyed by fire every year, a situation Government blames on negative attitude and lack of behaviour change by some people. Delivering a ministerial statement in Parliament last week, Environment, Water and Climate Minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri said there was need to intensify awareness campaigns to protect the environment.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigeria Enraged By Mass Deportations From Cameroon

[CAJ News] Abuja -NIGERIA has decried the alleged maltreatment of refugees from the country during forced deportations by neighbouring Cameroon. Since early 2015, Cameroonian soldiers have allegedly tortured, assaulted and sexually exploited Nigerian a…

[CAJ News] Abuja -NIGERIA has decried the alleged maltreatment of refugees from the country during forced deportations by neighbouring Cameroon. Since early 2015, Cameroonian soldiers have allegedly tortured, assaulted and sexually exploited Nigerian asylum seekers in remote border areas. They have denied them access to the United Nations refugee agency and summarily deported, often violently, tens of thousands to Nigeria. More than 100 000 Nigerians have been deported in recent months after initially fleeing the deadly Bok

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Drugs Shortage Fuels Deadly Cholera

[CAJ News] Kampala -AT least three people have died from cholera in western Uganda amid a shortage of medicines. The outbreak in the landlocked East African country has hit the Kasese district with more than 80 people admitted. Patients are admitted at…

[CAJ News] Kampala -AT least three people have died from cholera in western Uganda amid a shortage of medicines. The outbreak in the landlocked East African country has hit the Kasese district with more than 80 people admitted. Patients are admitted at the Bwera general hospital, some five kilometres from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo where it is feared the disease emanates from. The Bwera and Nyakiyumbu sub counties are the worst hit. Dr Alphose Gatare, the medical superintendent, lamented the hospital was gr

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Seventeen Killed Following Protests in Anglophone Regions

[AI London] Amnesty International can confirm that at least 17 people have been killed by the security forces following yesterday’s protests in several towns of the Anglophone regions in Cameroon. Ilaria Allegrozzi, Amnesty International’s Lake Chad researcher said: *

[AI London] Amnesty International can confirm that at least 17 people have been killed by the security forces following yesterday's protests in several towns of the Anglophone regions in Cameroon. Ilaria Allegrozzi, Amnesty International's Lake Chad researcher said: *

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

‘Real Estate Investment Trusts Can Benefit Pensioners’

[The Herald] RECENT observation by Insurance and Pension Commission on investments into properties, should nudge fund managers to think about whether they are creating optimal value for pensioners.

[The Herald] RECENT observation by Insurance and Pension Commission on investments into properties, should nudge fund managers to think about whether they are creating optimal value for pensioners.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Chelimo Breaks UK All-Comers’ Record at Cardiff Half Marathon

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Edith Chelimo ably filled the shoes of absent pre-race favourite Violah Jepchumba with a 1:05:50 UK all-comers’ record that takes her to sixth on the world all-time list on record-eligible courses at the Cardiff University/Cardiff…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Edith Chelimo ably filled the shoes of absent pre-race favourite Violah Jepchumba with a 1:05:50 UK all-comers' record that takes her to sixth on the world all-time list on record-eligible courses at the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya