A Case for the Tobacco Legislation

[Guardian] Some weeks ago, the issue of tobacco control came to the fore again on World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), which was observed on May 31, 2017. The consensus among various stakeholders at the various activities lined up across the federation to mark…

[Guardian] Some weeks ago, the issue of tobacco control came to the fore again on World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), which was observed on May 31, 2017. The consensus among various stakeholders at the various activities lined up across the federation to mark the day was that government should immediately set in motion processes and expedite mechanisms that will ensure effective implementation of the law. Stakeholders also lamented that the delay in the implementation of the National Tobacco Control Act (NTCA) 2015 was inim

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ethiopian Experts Jet in for Magufuli’s Stiegler’s Gorge Project

[Daily News] A promise by the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, to bring a team of dam experts to help in the implementation of Stiegler’s Gorge hydroelectric project envisaged to pump into the national grid 2,100 megawatts, officially ma…

[Daily News] A promise by the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, to bring a team of dam experts to help in the implementation of Stiegler's Gorge hydroelectric project envisaged to pump into the national grid 2,100 megawatts, officially materialises today when the team jets into the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Law Society Urges the Passage of the Land Rights Act

[The Capitol Times] The Liberia Law Society has welcomed the recent statement of Her Excellency the President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf’s with regards to the urgent passage of the Land Rights Act.

[The Capitol Times] The Liberia Law Society has welcomed the recent statement of Her Excellency the President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf's with regards to the urgent passage of the Land Rights Act.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

83 Malawians Deported

[The Herald] A total of 83 Malawian nationals were deported yesterday after receiving free transportation from a local bus company following a request by the Malawian embassy. Munorurama Bus Company offered free transport for the illegal immigrants, wh…

[The Herald] A total of 83 Malawian nationals were deported yesterday after receiving free transportation from a local bus company following a request by the Malawian embassy. Munorurama Bus Company offered free transport for the illegal immigrants, who had been detained at Harare Remand Prison and Chikurubi Maximum Prison since their arrest on May 31.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kenyans Are First in Africa to Get Generic of Latest Aids Drug

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Dolutegravir is drug of choice for people with HIV in high-income countries who have never taken antiretroviral therapy before and for those who have developed resistance to other treatment

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Dolutegravir is drug of choice for people with HIV in high-income countries who have never taken antiretroviral therapy before and for those who have developed resistance to other treatment

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Tobacco Sales Hit U.S.$490 Million

[The Herald] A total of 166,8 million kilogrammes of tobacco worth $489,3 million have been sold since the 2017 marketing season opened in March, latest statistics from the industry show. During the comparable period last year, at least 166,9 million k…

[The Herald] A total of 166,8 million kilogrammes of tobacco worth $489,3 million have been sold since the 2017 marketing season opened in March, latest statistics from the industry show. During the comparable period last year, at least 166,9 million kg of tobacco were sold at a value of $489,4 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Mutharika Appoints First Female Prison Chief

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika continues his agenda in promoting female talent to achieve gender equality as he has appointed a first female Malawi Prisons Chief, Commissioner Ms Wandika Phiri.

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika continues his agenda in promoting female talent to achieve gender equality as he has appointed a first female Malawi Prisons Chief, Commissioner Ms Wandika Phiri.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi