Rio Tinto Charged With Fraud Over U.S.$3.7 Billion Deal

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Rio Tinto and two former bosses were charged with fraud Tuesday by the US regulator, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), over how they accounted for their disastrous purchase of the Riversdale coal mine…

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Rio Tinto and two former bosses were charged with fraud Tuesday by the US regulator, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), over how they accounted for their disastrous purchase of the Riversdale coal mine in Tete. Rio Tinto bought Riversdale in 2011 for $3.7 billion, and sold it in 2014 for $50 million to the Indian state company ICVL (International Coal Ventures Ltd).

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Experts Want Regular Check-Up to Reduce Chronic Diseases’ Risk

[Guardian] The Managing Director of Dennis Ashley Wellness Clinic, Dr. Chima Oti, has said that regular checkup can help reduce the risk of any non-communicable disease (NCD). Oti, however, said early detection gives the patient better chances of survi…

[Guardian] The Managing Director of Dennis Ashley Wellness Clinic, Dr. Chima Oti, has said that regular checkup can help reduce the risk of any non-communicable disease (NCD). Oti, however, said early detection gives the patient better chances of survival.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Plague Tests On Cases in Seychelles Are Negative

[Seychelles News Agency] Results of tests done at the Institut Pasteur in France on the samples collected from persons showing plague-like symptoms in Seychelles are negative, the Public Health Authority said on Wednesday.

[Seychelles News Agency] Results of tests done at the Institut Pasteur in France on the samples collected from persons showing plague-like symptoms in Seychelles are negative, the Public Health Authority said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Nampula Mayor Assassinated

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The mayor of Nampula, Mahamudo Amurane, was assassinated on 4 October, the Mozambican Day of Peace and Reconciliation. Eye-witnesses said a man waited until Amurane came onto the patio of his house, then shot him…

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The mayor of Nampula, Mahamudo Amurane, was assassinated on 4 October, the Mozambican Day of Peace and Reconciliation. Eye-witnesses said a man waited until Amurane came onto the patio of his house, then shot him three times at point-blank range, before walking away.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Harare City Council in Shock Rates Cut Ahead of 2018 Polls

[New Zimbabwe] The MDC-T led Harare City Council is set to come up with a drastic domestic and business licencing rates cut in its 2018 budget amid signs the main opposition looks to put its politics right ahead of crucial elections next year.

[New Zimbabwe] The MDC-T led Harare City Council is set to come up with a drastic domestic and business licencing rates cut in its 2018 budget amid signs the main opposition looks to put its politics right ahead of crucial elections next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

UN Chief to Visit Central African Republic

[VOA] The United Nations Secretary-General said Wednesday that the Central African Republic is at a critical moment and everything must be done to ease growing communal tensions and preserve gains to keep the fragile nation on the right path.

[VOA] The United Nations Secretary-General said Wednesday that the Central African Republic is at a critical moment and everything must be done to ease growing communal tensions and preserve gains to keep the fragile nation on the right path.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

HRH Princess Lalla Salma Takes Part in WHO Global Conference On NCDs in Montevideo

[MAP] Montevideo -HRH Princess Lalla Salma, Chairwoman of the Lalla Salma Foundation for Cancer Prevention and Treatment and WHO Goodwill Ambassador, took part on Wednesday in Montevideo in the WHO Global Conference on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs).

[MAP] Montevideo -HRH Princess Lalla Salma, Chairwoman of the Lalla Salma Foundation for Cancer Prevention and Treatment and WHO Goodwill Ambassador, took part on Wednesday in Montevideo in the WHO Global Conference on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs).

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Zambia’s Lungu Urged to Desist From Dictatorship

[CAJ News] Lusaka -ZAMBIA President, Edgar Lungu, has been urged to stop a crackdown on media, opposition and human rights defenders critical of his dictatorial leadership. Rights advocates noted the Southern African country’s upholding of human rights…

[CAJ News] Lusaka -ZAMBIA President, Edgar Lungu, has been urged to stop a crackdown on media, opposition and human rights defenders critical of his dictatorial leadership. Rights advocates noted the Southern African country's upholding of human rights have declined since Lungu came into power in 2015. Under the reign of the former Minister of Justice and Minister of Defense, some media outlets have shut down while broadcasting authorities have suspended the licences of three private outlets. A private television station is

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Muslim Rivals Have Killed Dozens in Car

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -RIVAL Muslim armed groups have killed over 130 civilians, including children, at the peak of their infighting in the Central African Republic (CAR). The clashes have been widespread since November 2016 when fighting broke out betwe…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -RIVAL Muslim armed groups have killed over 130 civilians, including children, at the peak of their infighting in the Central African Republic (CAR). The clashes have been widespread since November 2016 when fighting broke out between the ex-Seleka grouping-Popular Front for the Renaissance of CAR (FPRC) and Unit for Peace in CAR (UPC) - in the northeastern Bria. The attacks against civilians, United Nations peacekeepers and humanitarian actors subsequently spread to other parts of the region. In December 2

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Home Affairs Official in Trouble for Assisting American Fugitive

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -An official at the Registrar General’s office was hauled before the courts Tuesday charged with facilitating fake identity documents for an American fugitive.

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -An official at the Registrar General's office was hauled before the courts Tuesday charged with facilitating fake identity documents for an American fugitive.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe