How Govt Took Away the Hope of Private Healthcare

[Daily Maverick] The government recently gazetted the NHI white paper, giving more clarity to its vision and roadmap for universal health care. But, while it gets its 14-year plan in order, the government is denying the opportunity for private health c…

[Daily Maverick] The government recently gazetted the NHI white paper, giving more clarity to its vision and roadmap for universal health care. But, while it gets its 14-year plan in order, the government is denying the opportunity for private health cover to potentially 10-million people who could otherwise be benefiting from it already.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Diamond Dealer, Ex-Wife to Share Diamond Riches

[The Herald] A Mutare diamond dealer, who made rich pickings at the height of diamond mining in Chiadzwa and acquired a fleet of vehicles and a house in a leafy suburb, lost his bid to send his erstwhile wife away empty-handed.

[The Herald] A Mutare diamond dealer, who made rich pickings at the height of diamond mining in Chiadzwa and acquired a fleet of vehicles and a house in a leafy suburb, lost his bid to send his erstwhile wife away empty-handed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Beitbridge-Harare Highway Dualisation Gets National Project Status

[The Herald] Government has granted national project status to the U.S.$1 billion Beitbridge-Harare Highway dualisation project, setting the stage for the contractor to start bringing equipment into the country duty free. Transport and Infrastructural …

[The Herald] Government has granted national project status to the U.S.$1 billion Beitbridge-Harare Highway dualisation project, setting the stage for the contractor to start bringing equipment into the country duty free. Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister Dr Joram Gumbo yesterday said the national project status was one of the conditions which Government had to fulfil before actual construction of the road could begin.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

China’s Richest Man in Kigali For Youth Summit

[New Times] Jack Ma, a prominent Chinese business magnet, arrived in Rwanda Thursday, joining a long list of top business leaders and industry captains from around the world who are in Kigali for the inaugural YouthConnekt Africa Summit.

[New Times] Jack Ma, a prominent Chinese business magnet, arrived in Rwanda Thursday, joining a long list of top business leaders and industry captains from around the world who are in Kigali for the inaugural YouthConnekt Africa Summit.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Moseneke to Lead Life Esidimeni Tragedy Mediation

[News24Wire] Retired Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke has been appointed to lead mediation between the government and the loved ones of the Life Esidimeni victims, the Gauteng Provincial Government has confirmed.

[News24Wire] Retired Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke has been appointed to lead mediation between the government and the loved ones of the Life Esidimeni victims, the Gauteng Provincial Government has confirmed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Used Condoms in School Bus After Mugabe Rally, Says Opposition MP

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T MP for Budiriro, Costa Machingauta, says Zanu PF is abusing school buses during its party events alleging that some vehicles have been returned with used condoms.

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T MP for Budiriro, Costa Machingauta, says Zanu PF is abusing school buses during its party events alleging that some vehicles have been returned with used condoms.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Supreme Court Says NACC Has No Jurisdiction Over Medical Aid Funds

[New Era] Windhoek -The Namibia Competition Commission (NaCC) yesterday lost its ongoing fight with the Namibia Association of Medical Aid Funds (NAMAF) when the Supreme Court ruled that the NaCC does not have any jurisdiction over medical aid funds in…

[New Era] Windhoek -The Namibia Competition Commission (NaCC) yesterday lost its ongoing fight with the Namibia Association of Medical Aid Funds (NAMAF) when the Supreme Court ruled that the NaCC does not have any jurisdiction over medical aid funds in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Cheque Fraud Rearing Its Ugly Head Again

[New Era] Windhoek -Cheque fraud remains one of the oldest forms of fraud and one of the biggest challenges facing businesses, individuals and customers alike. Although e-commerce has brought other forms of payment such as cell phone and internet banki…

[New Era] Windhoek -Cheque fraud remains one of the oldest forms of fraud and one of the biggest challenges facing businesses, individuals and customers alike. Although e-commerce has brought other forms of payment such as cell phone and internet banking, cheques are still considered a convenient form of payment in place of cash, by individuals and businesses.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Stormers Brace for Test Match Intensity

[News24Wire] Stormers prop Oli Kebble is on his way out of Newlands, but he is determined to ensure that Saturday’s Super Rugby quarter-final against the Chiefs is not his final match for the franchise.

[News24Wire] Stormers prop Oli Kebble is on his way out of Newlands, but he is determined to ensure that Saturday's Super Rugby quarter-final against the Chiefs is not his final match for the franchise.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SWANU Calls for Universal Healthcare

[New Era] Windhoek -Swanu president Tangeni Iijambo has called for the establishment of a universal government-run health plan whereby all Namibians would enjoy a socialized healthcare system.

[New Era] Windhoek -Swanu president Tangeni Iijambo has called for the establishment of a universal government-run health plan whereby all Namibians would enjoy a socialized healthcare system.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia