Anti Tobacco War Firms Up

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Several researchers have proven that tobacco use and second hand smoke kill more people annually than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Several researchers have proven that tobacco use and second hand smoke kill more people annually than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

President Jacob Zuma Declares Special Provincial Official Funeral for Late Ms Emma Mashinini

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has declared a Special Provincial Official Funeral for respected trade unionist and human rights activist, Ms Emma Mashinini, who passed on 10 July 2017, at the age of 87.

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has declared a Special Provincial Official Funeral for respected trade unionist and human rights activist, Ms Emma Mashinini, who passed on 10 July 2017, at the age of 87.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Pretenders Free to Leave – VP Mnangagwa

[The Herald] Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday strongly castigated elements that pretend to be Zanu-PF when at heart they are not, saying they were free to leave the revolutionary party. Addressing hordes of Zanu-PF supporters at Muchakata Bu…

[The Herald] Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday strongly castigated elements that pretend to be Zanu-PF when at heart they are not, saying they were free to leave the revolutionary party. Addressing hordes of Zanu-PF supporters at Muchakata Business Centre in Chiwundura ahead of the by-election on Saturday, VP Mnangagwa described such people as "possessed" with the "biblical Legion" demon.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ruling Party Politician Mashayamombe in the Eye of a Storm

[The Herald] Some Zanu-PF Harare provincial members led by political commissar Cde Shadreck Mashayamombe stand accused of unprocedurally disbanding party districts in Harare East constituency to impose their preferred candidate in council by-elections …

[The Herald] Some Zanu-PF Harare provincial members led by political commissar Cde Shadreck Mashayamombe stand accused of unprocedurally disbanding party districts in Harare East constituency to impose their preferred candidate in council by-elections slated for September. The move has riled residents of Ward 46 who on Tuesday staged a demonstration against Cde Mashayamombe and his cartel at the party's provincial head office.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Patient Sues ‘Negligent’ Doctors for U.S.$127 000

[The Herald] Chitungwiza Central Hospital and its three doctors have been slapped with a $127 000 lawsuit by a patient who accuses the medical practitioners of negligence during surgery.

[The Herald] Chitungwiza Central Hospital and its three doctors have been slapped with a $127 000 lawsuit by a patient who accuses the medical practitioners of negligence during surgery.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Former Mugabe Ally Mutasa Hits Hard Times

[The Herald] Former Zanu PF secretary for administration and Minister of State for National Security, Didymus Mutasa, recently made headlines for being so broke to the extent of struggling to pay school fees for his children and to settle huge bills ow…

[The Herald] Former Zanu PF secretary for administration and Minister of State for National Security, Didymus Mutasa, recently made headlines for being so broke to the extent of struggling to pay school fees for his children and to settle huge bills owed to various entities.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Femicide – Three Numbers About the Murdering of Women Investigated

[Africa Check] After the murder of young Johannesburg woman Karabo Mokoena (22) – allegedly by her ex-lover – the usual discussion about how to end femicide in South Africa followed. Africa Check vetted 3 figures used by a government minister.

[Africa Check] After the murder of young Johannesburg woman Karabo Mokoena (22) - allegedly by her ex-lover - the usual discussion about how to end femicide in South Africa followed. Africa Check vetted 3 figures used by a government minister.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rebels Welcome U.S. Extension of Sanctions Review Period

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur -Sudan’s armed opposition movements have welcomed the decision by Washington last night to extend the review period for relief of economic sanctions until October 12, 2017.

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur -Sudan's armed opposition movements have welcomed the decision by Washington last night to extend the review period for relief of economic sanctions until October 12, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan