Take Us Out These Flooded Shacks, Lwandle Residents Ask Zuma

[News24Wire] As residents waited in the rain for President Jacob Zuma in Lwandle, near Strand, on Thursday, they hoped their prayers for dry homes would be answered.

[News24Wire] As residents waited in the rain for President Jacob Zuma in Lwandle, near Strand, on Thursday, they hoped their prayers for dry homes would be answered.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Polio Vaccine Drive Targets Refugees, Host Communities

[East African] As part of efforts to minimise a possible recurrence of polio in Uganda, the Ministry of Health will conduct a door-to-door vaccination drive for all children in communities hosting refugees.

[East African] As part of efforts to minimise a possible recurrence of polio in Uganda, the Ministry of Health will conduct a door-to-door vaccination drive for all children in communities hosting refugees.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mom of Two Beaten to Death With a Spade

[News24Wire] The children of a woman beaten to death with a spade allegedly by her boyfriend have been placed in the care of relatives, the Western Cape Department of Social Development said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] The children of a woman beaten to death with a spade allegedly by her boyfriend have been placed in the care of relatives, the Western Cape Department of Social Development said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Uganda Joins Trial on Injectable HIV Preventive Drug

[East African] After successfully piloting a study that showed an oral drug taken by HIV negative persons can reduce their risk of infection before exposure, Uganda will experiment with an injectable version of the same drug.

[East African] After successfully piloting a study that showed an oral drug taken by HIV negative persons can reduce their risk of infection before exposure, Uganda will experiment with an injectable version of the same drug.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Finally, Kenya Effects Ban on Plastic Bags

[East African] Susan Khalayi, a shopper in Nairobi walks out of a supermarket in the city’s central business district carrying foodstuff, mostly fruits. The goods are packed in an eco-friendly, reusable bag made of cloth.

[East African] Susan Khalayi, a shopper in Nairobi walks out of a supermarket in the city's central business district carrying foodstuff, mostly fruits. The goods are packed in an eco-friendly, reusable bag made of cloth.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Higher Education Minister Slams Burning of Libraries

[News24Wire] Burning a public library because you are demanding a clinic is not going to take South Africa forward, Higher Education and Training Minister, Blade Nzimande, said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Burning a public library because you are demanding a clinic is not going to take South Africa forward, Higher Education and Training Minister, Blade Nzimande, said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sagay Is a Loose Cannon, Call Him to Order, Senate Tells Buhari

[This Day] There’s no love lost between the Senate and the Chairman of the Presidential Action Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay (SAN), as the Senate has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to call the professor to order.

[This Day] There's no love lost between the Senate and the Chairman of the Presidential Action Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay (SAN), as the Senate has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to call the professor to order.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria