Hospitals Adopt Global Best Practice on TB

[East African] Before March 24, 2016, tuberculosis patients in Kenya who interrupted their medication were confined in prison by the government for up to eight months. But that changed when the High Court of Kenya declared such confinement unlawful and…

[East African] Before March 24, 2016, tuberculosis patients in Kenya who interrupted their medication were confined in prison by the government for up to eight months. But that changed when the High Court of Kenya declared such confinement unlawful and unconstitutional.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Portfolio Committee to Summon CPUT Council to Parliament

[News24Wire] The Cape Peninsula University of Technology’s council is expected to be summoned to Parliament after it failed to attend a scheduled meeting with the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training, it said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] The Cape Peninsula University of Technology's council is expected to be summoned to Parliament after it failed to attend a scheduled meeting with the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training, it said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Illegal Refineries With 4 Million Barrels Per Day Capacity Discovered in Rivers

[This Day] The Nigerian Navy has said it has discovered six new illegal refineries with combined capacity to refine four million litres of crude oil daily in Alakiri, Asari Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State.

[This Day] The Nigerian Navy has said it has discovered six new illegal refineries with combined capacity to refine four million litres of crude oil daily in Alakiri, Asari Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Protesters Prevent PE Clinic From Closing

[News24Wire] A small group of people claiming to be Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members used a vehicle to block the gates at New Brighton Clinic in Port Elizabeth on Thursday, demanding that staff members continue to provide medical services.

[News24Wire] A small group of people claiming to be Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members used a vehicle to block the gates at New Brighton Clinic in Port Elizabeth on Thursday, demanding that staff members continue to provide medical services.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Human Rights Commission Slams ‘Medical Xenophobia’

[Daily Maverick] Gauteng public hospital denies migrants health care services due to their nationality or legal status revealed the South African Human Rights Commission. By ORATENG LEPODISE.

[Daily Maverick] Gauteng public hospital denies migrants health care services due to their nationality or legal status revealed the South African Human Rights Commission. By ORATENG LEPODISE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kenya Invites Tenders in Readiness for Early Oil Export

[East African] Preparations for Kenya’s planned early export of crude oil have begun in earnest with invitation of tenders for the upgrade of the existing pipeline that connects Mombasa’s onshore storage tanks to the ship-loading facility in the Indian…

[East African] Preparations for Kenya's planned early export of crude oil have begun in earnest with invitation of tenders for the upgrade of the existing pipeline that connects Mombasa's onshore storage tanks to the ship-loading facility in the Indian Ocean.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Tanzania Records Sharp Drop in Openness in Budget Issues

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania’s sharp fall in its scores in the Open Budget Survey (OBS) has triggered calls for a national dialogue on how to rescue the country from haphazard formulation and implementation of budgets.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania's sharp fall in its scores in the Open Budget Survey (OBS) has triggered calls for a national dialogue on how to rescue the country from haphazard formulation and implementation of budgets.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Borno Police Deploy 3,000 Officers to Fortify Schools, Others

[Guardian] Maiduguri -The Borno Police Command has deployed 3,000 personnel to safeguard the 205 schools in the state against attacks by Boko Haram insurgents.The Commissioner of Police, Damian Chukwu, while reviewing the security situation in Maidugur…

[Guardian] Maiduguri -The Borno Police Command has deployed 3,000 personnel to safeguard the 205 schools in the state against attacks by Boko Haram insurgents.The Commissioner of Police, Damian Chukwu, while reviewing the security situation in Maiduguri, said everything possible must be done to secure the lives of pupils and students.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NEC ‘Ready’ for Presidential Run-Off Election

[Concord] The National Electoral Commission (NEC) yesterday stated that they were ready to conduct the presidential run-off election slated for March 31. The distribution of electoral materials for the presidential run-off election has already commence…

[Concord] The National Electoral Commission (NEC) yesterday stated that they were ready to conduct the presidential run-off election slated for March 31. The distribution of electoral materials for the presidential run-off election has already commenced at the NEC Logistics office in Freetown.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

ADP Kamaraimba Predicts APC Samura Kamara ‘Win’

[Concord] Former Presidential Candidate of the Alliance Democratic Party (ADP), Mohamed Kamaraimba Mansaray, has predicted that the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Dr. Samura Kamara, will win the March 31st run-off election.

[Concord] Former Presidential Candidate of the Alliance Democratic Party (ADP), Mohamed Kamaraimba Mansaray, has predicted that the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Dr. Samura Kamara, will win the March 31st run-off election.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone