Will Continuing Crises of 2017 Persist?

[Daily Maverick] As with 2016, this year has been marked by multiple crises, stretching over the political, economic and wider social spheres. In response to the continued political instability, soaring debt and running down of the Finance Ministry, ra…

[Daily Maverick] As with 2016, this year has been marked by multiple crises, stretching over the political, economic and wider social spheres. In response to the continued political instability, soaring debt and running down of the Finance Ministry, rating agencies have confirmed or further downgraded the country. South Africa now seeming unlikely to rise out of junk status for the foreseeable future. One of the reasons for the crises is that wrongdoers seldom bear consequences for what they do, whether politically as in t

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki named as Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Global Champion

[Wellbeing Foundation] Abuja -As the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Forum convenes in Tokyo, this week, bringing together over 300 high-level policymakers, including heads of state and ministers of health and finance, Her Excellency, Mrs Toyin Ojora S…

[Wellbeing Foundation] Abuja -As the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Forum convenes in Tokyo, this week, bringing together over 300 high-level policymakers, including heads of state and ministers of health and finance, Her Excellency, Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki, Founder-President of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA), has been named as a UHC Global Champion.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Amabookabooka – Turning the Tables On Jonathan Ancer

[Daily Maverick] We turn the tables in this episode of AmaBookaBooka – the interviewer becomes the interviewed; the griller the grilled; the question asker, the answer giver. I normally host the AmaBookaBooka podcast but in this episode I become the su…

[Daily Maverick] We turn the tables in this episode of AmaBookaBooka - the interviewer becomes the interviewed; the griller the grilled; the question asker, the answer giver. I normally host the AmaBookaBooka podcast but in this episode I become the subject - and author, editor and journalist Chris Whitfield plays the role of interviewer-in-chief. By JONATHAN ANCER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cafunfo Hospital Benefits From Vehicles and Medicines

[ANGOP] Cuango -Seventeen vehicles, including ambulances, transport for medicine and fumigation, were delivered Sunday by the Health minister, Sílvia Lutucuta, to the Cuango Municipality Administration, in the north-eastern Lunda Sul Province.

[ANGOP] Cuango -Seventeen vehicles, including ambulances, transport for medicine and fumigation, were delivered Sunday by the Health minister, Sílvia Lutucuta, to the Cuango Municipality Administration, in the north-eastern Lunda Sul Province.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Empathy and Imagination – the Lessons Pupils Need

[Daily Maverick] The Selborne College incident shows us it’s not enough to have the resources to teach children to read and write. Clearly there are other lessons our children desperately need to learn.

[Daily Maverick] The Selborne College incident shows us it's not enough to have the resources to teach children to read and write. Clearly there are other lessons our children desperately need to learn.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Irrational IRP Madness Grips the Energy Sector in South Africa

[Daily Maverick] At a media briefing on 7 December 2017 during the so-called “Energy Indaba”, Energy Minister David Mahlobo announced that the long-awaited Integrated Resource Plan for electricity, IRP 2017, had been finalised and approved by the Cabin…

[Daily Maverick] At a media briefing on 7 December 2017 during the so-called "Energy Indaba", Energy Minister David Mahlobo announced that the long-awaited Integrated Resource Plan for electricity, IRP 2017, had been finalised and approved by the Cabinet the night before. By CHRIS YELLAND.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Hichilema Demands TV Appearance

[Zambia Reports] Opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema is pushing for an appearance on state owned ZNBC’s Sunday Interview.

[Zambia Reports] Opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema is pushing for an appearance on state owned ZNBC's Sunday Interview.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

People Have Right to Abstain From Elections – Opposition

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabweans have the right to abstain from elections and the military must not harass people for failing to produce voter registration slips, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) said Monday.

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabweans have the right to abstain from elections and the military must not harass people for failing to produce voter registration slips, the People's Democratic Party (PDP) said Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Harare Businessman Sir Wicknell Arrested?

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -Wicknell Chivhayo, the flamboyant businessman known for touting his riches and close ties with former first lady Grace Mugabe, has reportedly been questioned by the authorities over his shady deals with power utility ZESA.

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -Wicknell Chivhayo, the flamboyant businessman known for touting his riches and close ties with former first lady Grace Mugabe, has reportedly been questioned by the authorities over his shady deals with power utility ZESA.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Haufiku Heaps Praise On //Kharas Hospitals

[New Era] Lüderitz -The Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Bernard Haufiku, over the weekend waxed lyrical in his appraisal of hospitals in the //Kharas Region, saying staff at these hospitals have performed much better compared to their peers at health institutions in other regions.

[New Era] Lüderitz -The Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Bernard Haufiku, over the weekend waxed lyrical in his appraisal of hospitals in the //Kharas Region, saying staff at these hospitals have performed much better compared to their peers at health institutions in other regions.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia