Why Manufacturing a Key Vaccine in South Africa Is So Important

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has been granted a licence to manufacture one of the world’s most important vaccines. It’s the first time the country will be able to do so since the mid 1990s, and is news that will result in many positive spin-o…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has been granted a licence to manufacture one of the world's most important vaccines. It's the first time the country will be able to do so since the mid 1990s, and is news that will result in many positive spin-offs for the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Hostile Environment Puts Journalists At Risk

[Deutsche Welle] A local reporter dead, a BBC correspondent fleeing the country and a six-figure lawsuit against a government-critical paper — journalists in Liberia fear an atmosphere of intimidation.

[Deutsche Welle] A local reporter dead, a BBC correspondent fleeing the country and a six-figure lawsuit against a government-critical paper -- journalists in Liberia fear an atmosphere of intimidation.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Chimurenga Musician Mukanya Expected Home Tonight

[The Herald] Legendary Chimurenga musician Thomas “Mukanya” Mapfumo is expected in the country tonight ahead of his homecoming bira set for Glamis Arena in Arena on April 28.

[The Herald] Legendary Chimurenga musician Thomas "Mukanya" Mapfumo is expected in the country tonight ahead of his homecoming bira set for Glamis Arena in Arena on April 28.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Chinhoyi 7’ Unveiled for ED

[The Herald] Directors of the much publicised local movie “Chinhoyi 7” are excited following positive response from President Mnangagwa and Government officials after a private screening of the movie yesterday at Ster Kinekor, Sam Levy Village, in Hara…

[The Herald] Directors of the much publicised local movie "Chinhoyi 7" are excited following positive response from President Mnangagwa and Government officials after a private screening of the movie yesterday at Ster Kinekor, Sam Levy Village, in Harare. The President was accompanied by Vice Presidents General Constantino Chiwenga (Retired) and Cde Kembo Mohadi, Minister of Sport, Arts and Recreation Kazembe Kazembe, Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry Prisca Mupfumira and officials from the Zimbabwe National

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Freedom of Expression ‘Deteriorating’ Under Magufuli

[Deutsche Welle] Tanzania’s new law regulating online-related content is continuing to generate protest. Critics say President Magufuli is deliberately targeting freedom of expression.

[Deutsche Welle] Tanzania's new law regulating online-related content is continuing to generate protest. Critics say President Magufuli is deliberately targeting freedom of expression.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

U.S.$6 Million Boost for Refugees from Japanese Govt

[Monitor] Kampala -Refugees are set to have their standard of living improved after government received a lumpsum of $6m (about Shs22b) from the Japanese government to support them.

[Monitor] Kampala -Refugees are set to have their standard of living improved after government received a lumpsum of $6m (about Shs22b) from the Japanese government to support them.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

America’s Petty Policy On Used Clothes for Africa

[The Conversation Africa] Fostering international development has long been viewed as central to the moral, humanitarian, strategic and security interests of the United States.

[The Conversation Africa] Fostering international development has long been viewed as central to the moral, humanitarian, strategic and security interests of the United States.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Hot FM Berths in Lagos, Promises New Experience With Visual Radio

[This Day] The cosmopolitan Lagos environment has been assured of a fresh broadcast experience with the launch of Hot FM 93.3. The chief executive of Hot FM, Mr. Ndu Scott, who stated this at a launch party held recently to usher in the radio station i…

[This Day] The cosmopolitan Lagos environment has been assured of a fresh broadcast experience with the launch of Hot FM 93.3. The chief executive of Hot FM, Mr. Ndu Scott, who stated this at a launch party held recently to usher in the radio station in Lagos, also disclosed that it would give its target audience dual opportunities by providing short video and audio content simultaneously.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Saraki to Attend World Bank/IMF Spring Meeting

[This Day] President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday night left for Washington, United States, to attend this year’s Spring Meeting of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF).

[This Day] President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday night left for Washington, United States, to attend this year's Spring Meeting of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria