Director General Rescinds Goodwill Ambassador Appointment

[WHO] Geneva -Over the last few days, I have reflected on my appointment of H.E. President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs in Africa. As a result I have decided to rescind the appointment.

[WHO] Geneva -Over the last few days, I have reflected on my appointment of H.E. President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs in Africa. As a result I have decided to rescind the appointment.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Residents Oppose Oil Excavation Before They Are Paid Off

[Nation] A row is simmering in Kerio Valley with residents bordering Lake Kamnarok Game Reserve in Baringo County vowing not to allow oil extraction in the area citing lack of public participation.

[Nation] A row is simmering in Kerio Valley with residents bordering Lake Kamnarok Game Reserve in Baringo County vowing not to allow oil extraction in the area citing lack of public participation.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Cape Pioneer Trek Titles Decided

[News24Wire] The Spur/Red-E and Spur/Valencia teams of Alan Hatherly and Matt Beers, Ariane Luthi and Amy-Beth McDougall secured the 2017 Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek, presented by Biogen, titles on Saturday in Oudtshoorn.

[News24Wire] The Spur/Red-E and Spur/Valencia teams of Alan Hatherly and Matt Beers, Ariane Luthi and Amy-Beth McDougall secured the 2017 Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek, presented by Biogen, titles on Saturday in Oudtshoorn.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rugby – WP Thump Golden Lions, Set Up Sharks Final

[News24Wire] Western Province marched into the final of the 2017 Currie Cup after dismantling the Golden Lions in impressive fashion in their semi-final clash at Newlands on Saturday.

[News24Wire] Western Province marched into the final of the 2017 Currie Cup after dismantling the Golden Lions in impressive fashion in their semi-final clash at Newlands on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Managing the Disruptive Aftermath of Somalia’s Worst Terror Attack

[ICG] The 14 October 2017 twin bombings in Mogadishu mark the deadliest attack in Somalia since 2007. As Somalis unite in their disgust at the most likely perpetrator Al-Shabaab, President Farmajo must immediately provide care for victims and use surgi…

[ICG] The 14 October 2017 twin bombings in Mogadishu mark the deadliest attack in Somalia since 2007. As Somalis unite in their disgust at the most likely perpetrator Al-Shabaab, President Farmajo must immediately provide care for victims and use surging support for the government to redouble efforts aimed at overcoming the divisions in Somalia's society that make Al-Shabaab such a persistent threat.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Firm to Train 10,000 Youngsters in Painting

[Nation] Japanese firm Kansai Plascon has launched a 10,000-painter training programme targeting the youth across Kenya. This is in a bid to fill the rising artisan skills gap.

[Nation] Japanese firm Kansai Plascon has launched a 10,000-painter training programme targeting the youth across Kenya. This is in a bid to fill the rising artisan skills gap.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya