Nigeria’s Community Health Practitioners Hold Scientific Conference

[Premium Times] Concerned about Nigeria achieving universal healthcare coverage, members of the National Association of Community Health Practitioners of Nigeria (NACHPN) and PACFaH@Scale, a non-governmental organisation, will on Thursday join other he…

[Premium Times] Concerned about Nigeria achieving universal healthcare coverage, members of the National Association of Community Health Practitioners of Nigeria (NACHPN) and PACFaH@Scale, a non-governmental organisation, will on Thursday join other health workers and policy makers for a technical session on provision of quality healthcare for Nigerians in the rural area.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sex-for-Mark Scandal – OAU Panel Submits Report

[Premium Times] The panel set up by the management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) last week Wednesday to look into the sex-for-mark scandal involving a lecturer of the department of Accounting, Richard Akindele, and a female student of the univers…

[Premium Times] The panel set up by the management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) last week Wednesday to look into the sex-for-mark scandal involving a lecturer of the department of Accounting, Richard Akindele, and a female student of the university, has submitted its interim report to the school.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Statement On Lobby Group’s Racist Attempts to Deflect the Attention of the EFF

[EFF] The Economic Freedom Fighters notes the nonsensical attempt of the ultra right wing formation of white racists, Afriforum to deflect the attention of the EFF by pursuing our President through private prosecutions. Whilst we are aware that South A…

[EFF] The Economic Freedom Fighters notes the nonsensical attempt of the ultra right wing formation of white racists, Afriforum to deflect the attention of the EFF by pursuing our President through private prosecutions. Whilst we are aware that South Africa's Laws permits private prosecutions, we know with absolute certainty that Afriforum's pursuit of EFF President and Commander in Chief Julius Malema is not about the rule of law, but an attempt to deflect the attention of the EFF from economic emancipation str

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SGR Set to Handle Conventional Cargo

[Citizen] Nairobi -The Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) will soon start handling conventional cargo after the extension of the rail line to cover 10 berths at the Port of Mombasa.

[Citizen] Nairobi -The Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) will soon start handling conventional cargo after the extension of the rail line to cover 10 berths at the Port of Mombasa.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Minister Masuku Collapses While Reading Independence Speech

[New Zimbabwe] Proceedings at Independence celebrations in Bulawayo were temporarily disrupted after guest of honour and Bulawayo province resident minister, Angeline Masuku, collapsed while in the middle of reading the president’s speech at White City…

[New Zimbabwe] Proceedings at Independence celebrations in Bulawayo were temporarily disrupted after guest of honour and Bulawayo province resident minister, Angeline Masuku, collapsed while in the middle of reading the president's speech at White City Stadium on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mapfumo Lands in Harare Ending More Than 10 Years of Exile

[New Zimbabwe] Chimurenga music guru and one of Zimbabwe’s most populat musicians, Thomas Mapfumo, Wednesday evening landed in Harare ending more than 10 years of exile.

[New Zimbabwe] Chimurenga music guru and one of Zimbabwe's most populat musicians, Thomas Mapfumo, Wednesday evening landed in Harare ending more than 10 years of exile.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Journalist Found Stabbed and Killed in Liberia

[CPJ] New York -Liberian authorities should thoroughly investigate the killing of Tyron Brown, a video editor and camera operator with Super Communications, a privately owned outlet that runs Super FM and Super Television, the Committee to Protect Jour…

[CPJ] New York -Liberian authorities should thoroughly investigate the killing of Tyron Brown, a video editor and camera operator with Super Communications, a privately owned outlet that runs Super FM and Super Television, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

A Who’s Who in South Sudan’s Splintering Civil War

[IRIN] When the third round of talks* aimed at revitalising the chances of peace in South Sudan gets underway in Addis Ababa on 26 April, the country’s influential former military chief wants to be at the table.

[IRIN] When the third round of talks* aimed at revitalising the chances of peace in South Sudan gets underway in Addis Ababa on 26 April, the country's influential former military chief wants to be at the table.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

‘Sanctions Must Go, Could Give Failing Mnangagwa an Excuse’

[New Zimbabwe] The National Constitutional Assembly party (NCA) said the West should wholesomely remove all sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe so that the country realises economic growth and at the same time blasted the Emmerson Mnangagwa led “coup” govern…

[New Zimbabwe] The National Constitutional Assembly party (NCA) said the West should wholesomely remove all sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe so that the country realises economic growth and at the same time blasted the Emmerson Mnangagwa led "coup" government for failing to end the cash crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe