Terminally Ill Pensioner Rescued and Hospitalised

[New Era] Walvis Bay -The 63-year-old pensioner who is terminally ill and living in isolation in the desert, about 18 kilomtres from Walvis Bay, was last week evacuated from the desert to Walvis Bay State Hospital. The pensioner, Christian Potgieter, i…

[New Era] Walvis Bay -The 63-year-old pensioner who is terminally ill and living in isolation in the desert, about 18 kilomtres from Walvis Bay, was last week evacuated from the desert to Walvis Bay State Hospital. The pensioner, Christian Potgieter, is battling three types of cancers and has not been receiving treatment for years. Potgieter has since February 2016 lived in a deplorable state in an old caravan, without access to clean water and sanitation.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Omuthiya Welcomes New N$8 Million Sports Field

[New Era] Omuthiya -Dusty and pot-holed sports fields will now become a thing of the past for residents of Omuthiya as they on Sunday welcomed a newly completed modern ground worth N$8 million, fitted with an artificial turf.

[New Era] Omuthiya -Dusty and pot-holed sports fields will now become a thing of the past for residents of Omuthiya as they on Sunday welcomed a newly completed modern ground worth N$8 million, fitted with an artificial turf.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

When Ace Magashule Met the National Press – Pretty It Was Not

[Daily Maverick] The ANC claims to have turned over a new leaf, with a strong suggestion that things are going to change. If you had to distil the message coming from its leader, SA Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, you would include the words “renewal…

[Daily Maverick] The ANC claims to have turned over a new leaf, with a strong suggestion that things are going to change. If you had to distil the message coming from its leader, SA Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, you would include the words "renewal", "anti-corruption" and "change". But if you had to ask voters what they thought of the election of Ace Magashule as ANC secretary-general, you would probably get words like "corrupt" and "Guptas" with a summation that in many ways he represents all that was wrong, and still

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zille Demonstrates Consequences of Socialism

[Daily Maverick] As Cape Town faces the day the taps run dry, likely to be less than three months away, the premier of the Western Cape, Helen Zille, is exposing the inevitable evil consequences of socialism: critical shortages and draconian enforcement.

[Daily Maverick] As Cape Town faces the day the taps run dry, likely to be less than three months away, the premier of the Western Cape, Helen Zille, is exposing the inevitable evil consequences of socialism: critical shortages and draconian enforcement.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

GCF Taps From Libanda’s Wisdom On Climate Adaptation Finance

[New Era] Windhoek -The Green Climate Fund (GCF), a financial mechanism under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) which helps fund climate finance investment, has chosen CEO of the Environmental Investment Fund (EIF) Bene…

[New Era] Windhoek -The Green Climate Fund (GCF), a financial mechanism under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) which helps fund climate finance investment, has chosen CEO of the Environmental Investment Fund (EIF) Benedict Libanda to be part of a team of experts to contribute to the GCF's efforts of developing good approaches and scope for support to climate adaptation finance.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

AU Summit to Reflect On Fight Against Corruption

[SAnews.gov.za] The theme for the 30th African Union Summit, scheduled to take place from 28 to 29 January 2018, presents a unique opportunity to reflect on and address specific challenges related to the fight against corruption on the continent.

[SAnews.gov.za] The theme for the 30th African Union Summit, scheduled to take place from 28 to 29 January 2018, presents a unique opportunity to reflect on and address specific challenges related to the fight against corruption on the continent.

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Life Esidimeni – Former Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu Spins a Web of Confusion and Deceit to Shift the Blame

[Daily Maverick] The Life Esidimeni arbitration was delayed for weeks to hear Gauteng’s former health MEC testify. Under cross-examination on Monday, in front of the families of 143 dead psychiatric patients, she wavered between ignorance, half-truths …

[Daily Maverick] The Life Esidimeni arbitration was delayed for weeks to hear Gauteng's former health MEC testify. Under cross-examination on Monday, in front of the families of 143 dead psychiatric patients, she wavered between ignorance, half-truths and deception. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South Sudan – Kiir Updates Zuma and Ramaphosa On Peace Process

[Daily Maverick] South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has spent three days in Pretoria, updating President Jacob Zuma and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa about the troubled peace process in his country, which has been wracked by civil war since December…

[Daily Maverick] South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has spent three days in Pretoria, updating President Jacob Zuma and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa about the troubled peace process in his country, which has been wracked by civil war since December 2013. By PETER FABRICIUS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Money Matters Shouldn’t Be a Headache for Students

[New Era] Windhoek -It’s 2018 and topping the list of the budget considerations of a millennial student, apart from having a good time all the time, is how to pay for their studies and survive with the limited funds they have.

[New Era] Windhoek -It's 2018 and topping the list of the budget considerations of a millennial student, apart from having a good time all the time, is how to pay for their studies and survive with the limited funds they have.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Redouble Efforts Towards Peace for African People

[SAnews.gov.za] African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has called on ambassadors to redouble efforts to ensure 2018 marks decisive progress on the road to peace, development and wellbeing for countries and African people.

[SAnews.gov.za] African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has called on ambassadors to redouble efforts to ensure 2018 marks decisive progress on the road to peace, development and wellbeing for countries and African people.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa