U.S.$82 Million Boost for Health Sector

[The Herald] The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) has availed an $82,1 million grant to the Government in support of the resilient health system programme aimed at boosting women and children’s heath and fighting disease…

[The Herald] The United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID) has availed an $82,1 million grant to the Government in support of the resilient health system programme aimed at boosting women and children's heath and fighting diseases. A huge chunk of the grant will finance programmes under the Health Development Fund such as improvement of sexual, and reproductive health, and nutritional services for women, adolescents and children, while $2,2 million will go towards strengthening the country's capa

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

NALAO AGM Interrogates Local Authority Reform

[New Era] Lüderitz -The Namibia Association of Local Authority Officers (NALAO) is currently hosting its 17th National Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Lüderitz. The conference that started on Wednesday and ends today. ‘Inspiring Local Government Reform in the Context of the SDCs and the New Urban Agenda’, is the theme for the 17th AGM of NALAO.

[New Era] Lüderitz -The Namibia Association of Local Authority Officers (NALAO) is currently hosting its 17th National Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Lüderitz. The conference that started on Wednesday and ends today. 'Inspiring Local Government Reform in the Context of the SDCs and the New Urban Agenda', is the theme for the 17th AGM of NALAO.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

The Pros and Cons of Having Pity Sex

[Capital FM] You probably already know what pity sex is. But just in case you don’t, it’s when one person has sex with another person just because they feel sorry for them.

[Capital FM] You probably already know what pity sex is. But just in case you don't, it's when one person has sex with another person just because they feel sorry for them.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Meet The Country’s First Female Urologist

[This is Africa] Dr. Mumba Chalwe Zambia’s first woman in urology wants her accomplishments to inspire other women and girls, “Like I always say “iron sharpens iron” if women and girls can see fellow women as achievers outside the domestic sphere they …

[This is Africa] Dr. Mumba Chalwe Zambia's first woman in urology wants her accomplishments to inspire other women and girls, "Like I always say "iron sharpens iron" if women and girls can see fellow women as achievers outside the domestic sphere they can aim higher."

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Police Arrest Fatal Crashes Witness

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The mysterious witness who appeared at the Lake Nakuru chopper crash and the recent accident involving Nyeri Governor Wahome Gakuru has been arrested.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The mysterious witness who appeared at the Lake Nakuru chopper crash and the recent accident involving Nyeri Governor Wahome Gakuru has been arrested.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Reporter’s Weekend Sporting Notebook – Boks, Bafana and Baffling Ollie Le Roux

[Daily Maverick] Two South African coaches – Allister Coetzee and Stuart Baxter – both have defining weekends coming up in their respective codes. And while they didn’t mince their words in their press conferences, at least they didn’t suffer a bad cas…

[Daily Maverick] Two South African coaches - Allister Coetzee and Stuart Baxter - both have defining weekends coming up in their respective codes. And while they didn't mince their words in their press conferences, at least they didn't suffer a bad case of verbal diarrhoea, as one Ollie le Roux did. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Steyn, Vermeulen in ‘Bigger Plan’ for Boks

[News24Wire] Springbok coach Allister Coetzee says that some of his overseas-based players, including Duane Vermeulen and Frans Steyn , are still in his plans despite their absence from the set-up ahead of Saturday’s Test against Ireland.

[News24Wire] Springbok coach Allister Coetzee says that some of his overseas-based players, including Duane Vermeulen and Frans Steyn , are still in his plans despite their absence from the set-up ahead of Saturday's Test against Ireland.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ousted VP Mnangagwa Fires Salvo On Mugabe, First Lady

[Zimbabwe Independent] Ousted vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa said today Zanu PF did not belong to President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace, as he promised to fight those he accused of making a mockery of the ruling party’s founding principles, eth…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Ousted vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa said today Zanu PF did not belong to President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace, as he promised to fight those he accused of making a mockery of the ruling party's founding principles, ethos and values.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe