Country Has Highest Maternal Mortality Rate in the World

[This Day] With 2,300 children below five years of age and 145 child-bearing women dying every day, Nigeria has the highest maternal mortality rate in the world, it was learnt yesterday.

[This Day] With 2,300 children below five years of age and 145 child-bearing women dying every day, Nigeria has the highest maternal mortality rate in the world, it was learnt yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tax On Meat, Cereals Punitive

[Financial Gazette] IT is an open secret that government is in financial dire straits. Two months into 2017, it is still grappling with the issue of civil servants bonus payments for last year, and is battling to mobilise resources to meet its commitme…

[Financial Gazette] IT is an open secret that government is in financial dire straits. Two months into 2017, it is still grappling with the issue of civil servants bonus payments for last year, and is battling to mobilise resources to meet its commitments.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Free Trade Zones Operators Kick As Senate Moves to Amend OGEFZA Act

[This Day] Licensed operators of Free Trade Zones in the country are currently kicking against what they perceived as an attempt by the Senate to pass a bill inimical to their business interest.

[This Day] Licensed operators of Free Trade Zones in the country are currently kicking against what they perceived as an attempt by the Senate to pass a bill inimical to their business interest.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President – National Dialogue Begins in March

[VOA] South Sudan President Salva Kiir says the national dialogue he proposed in December will get underway in early March. Speaking at a public rally in Yei Town Tuesday, the president said holding a national dialogue is the only way to end the ongoin…

[VOA] South Sudan President Salva Kiir says the national dialogue he proposed in December will get underway in early March. Speaking at a public rally in Yei Town Tuesday, the president said holding a national dialogue is the only way to end the ongoing conflict.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

UNIK Sign Duo Ahead of Africa Club Championships

[New Times] University of Kibungo (UNIK) Volleyball Club have signed two new players as they prepare for the upcoming Men’s African Club Championship that will be held on March 15-28 in Tunis, Tunisia.

[New Times] University of Kibungo (UNIK) Volleyball Club have signed two new players as they prepare for the upcoming Men's African Club Championship that will be held on March 15-28 in Tunis, Tunisia.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Artists Gear for Mugabe Birthday

[The Herald] Vongai Mbara -Sculptures, paintings, portraits, videos and songs are being made daily by local artists in preparations for the 21st February Movement celebrations. It seems this year artists are in for a tough competition to outshine each …

[The Herald] Vongai Mbara -Sculptures, paintings, portraits, videos and songs are being made daily by local artists in preparations for the 21st February Movement celebrations. It seems this year artists are in for a tough competition to outshine each other on creativity and to showcase their talents for the President's birthday. Some of the local artists that have created art for the President include Cde Chandokupisa, Uncle Danny, Final Warning Crew, Raphael Jamu and Joshua Mboya.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Bakri Informed On Activities of Al-Tayeb Salih International Prize for Creative Writing

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice – President of the Republic, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, has got acquainted with the activities and programs of Al-Tayeb Salih International Prize for Creative Writing in its seventh session andthe activities of the clos…

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice - President of the Republic, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, has got acquainted with the activities and programs of Al-Tayeb Salih International Prize for Creative Writing in its seventh session andthe activities of the closing night which would be held in the Friendship Hall during February 15 - 16 and would be attended by former Tunisian President Al-Marzouqi.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

President of Republic Affirms State Support to All Developmental and Services Projects in Gedarif State

[SNA] Khartoum -The President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, affirmed support of state to all services and developmental projects in Gedarif State.

[SNA] Khartoum -The President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, affirmed support of state to all services and developmental projects in Gedarif State.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan