90-Year Old Psychiatric Hospital Set for Major Renovation

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The 90-year old national psychiatric facility, Mirembe Hospital which is located in Dodoma, is set to undergo major renovation as part of the government’s response to the rising cases of people with mental health disorders, the…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The 90-year old national psychiatric facility, Mirembe Hospital which is located in Dodoma, is set to undergo major renovation as part of the government's response to the rising cases of people with mental health disorders, the parliament heard on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Encouraging Outcome in Eradicating Harmful Practices

[Shabait] Asmara -The efforts to eradicate harmful practices in general and that of FGM and underage marriages has resulted in an encouraging outcome. The report was made at a meeting conducted on 02 February organized by the NUEW Central region office.

[Shabait] Asmara -The efforts to eradicate harmful practices in general and that of FGM and underage marriages has resulted in an encouraging outcome. The report was made at a meeting conducted on 02 February organized by the NUEW Central region office.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Hamelmalo College – New Laboratory Contributing in Research Development

[Shabait] Keren -The newly built modern agricultural laboratory at Hamelmalo College of Agriculture is significantly contributing in developing the capacity of students in research activities. The comment was made by Dr. Berhane Kiar, research coordina…

[Shabait] Keren -The newly built modern agricultural laboratory at Hamelmalo College of Agriculture is significantly contributing in developing the capacity of students in research activities. The comment was made by Dr. Berhane Kiar, research coordinator in the college.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

#50ansMoris – The eternal devaluation debate of the Mauritian rupee

[L’Express] What should the value of the rupee be? This debate is as old as the country itself. In 1968, the pages of «l’express» hosted an article extolling the benefits of devaluation: exports would be cheaper and more competitive, more expensive imports would lead to more consumption of home-based industries (these, remember, were the import substitution days).

[L'Express] What should the value of the rupee be? This debate is as old as the country itself. In 1968, the pages of «l'express» hosted an article extolling the benefits of devaluation: exports would be cheaper and more competitive, more expensive imports would lead to more consumption of home-based industries (these, remember, were the import substitution days).

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Jacob Zuma’s Exit, a Political Hyper-Drama

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma is under pressure. That it’s not quite going his way emerged strongly when Parliament, in an unprecedented move, postponed the State of the Nation Address with only a day to go. But it’s politics, and nothing is st…

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma is under pressure. That it's not quite going his way emerged strongly when Parliament, in an unprecedented move, postponed the State of the Nation Address with only a day to go. But it's politics, and nothing is straightforward. And so Wednesday's urgent special ANC National Executive Committee meeting set to discuss Zuma's future was cancelled late on Tuesday evening. It's a political Mexican stand-off.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Safer Internet Day 2018 Promotes More Responsible Use of Internet

[Government of Mauritius] A workshop, endorsing a safer internet environment where technology is used responsibly, was held yesterday at Sir Abdool Raman Osman State College, Phoenix, in the context of Safer Internet Day (SID) 2018. The Minister of Tec…

[Government of Mauritius] A workshop, endorsing a safer internet environment where technology is used responsibly, was held yesterday at Sir Abdool Raman Osman State College, Phoenix, in the context of Safer Internet Day (SID) 2018. The Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation, Mr Yogida Sawmynaden, and the Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research, Mrs Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun, were present for the event.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Mining Legislation in Africa Gone Back to Colonial Days

[Alternative Mining Indaba] Mining in Africa has reverted to the pre-independence days of colonialism in which legal regimes exist primarily to facilitate profit for mine owners, according to Dr Yao Graham, executive director of Third World Network in …

[Alternative Mining Indaba] Mining in Africa has reverted to the pre-independence days of colonialism in which legal regimes exist primarily to facilitate profit for mine owners, according to Dr Yao Graham, executive director of Third World Network in Ghana.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa