Baby Manqoba Back Home After Successful Liver Transplant

[The Herald] Baby Manqoba, the one-year-old girl who became known last year when her parents, with the help of friends, workmates and corporates launched a blitz to raise funds for her liver transport in India, arrived back home in good health last nig…

[The Herald] Baby Manqoba, the one-year-old girl who became known last year when her parents, with the help of friends, workmates and corporates launched a blitz to raise funds for her liver transport in India, arrived back home in good health last night.Manqoba and her mother Shamiso Yikoniko, who is a journalist, were welcomed at Harare International Airport by friends and family members after the successful liver transplant.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

15,000 Farmers to Benefit From Rockwood-WVT Initiative

[Daily News] Arusha -More than 15,000 peasants stand to benefit from a new initiative that will see major agricultural transformation and poverty alleviation in the Northern Zone.

[Daily News] Arusha -More than 15,000 peasants stand to benefit from a new initiative that will see major agricultural transformation and poverty alleviation in the Northern Zone.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Group Urges Igbos to Ignore Call for 2019 Presidency

[Daily Trust] The Igbo Conscience Group (ITC), a civil society organisation on Thursday urged people from the South-East region of the country to ignore the call by former President Olusegun Obasanjo for Igbo presidency in 2019.

[Daily Trust] The Igbo Conscience Group (ITC), a civil society organisation on Thursday urged people from the South-East region of the country to ignore the call by former President Olusegun Obasanjo for Igbo presidency in 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

CODESRIA is the best think tank in Africa!

[Codesria] The just released 2016 Global Go-To Think Tanks Index published by the Lauder Institute of the University of Pennsylvania gives CODESRIA some reason for celebration on this eve of its 44th anniversary. It ranks the Council as the best think …

[Codesria] The just released 2016 Global Go-To Think Tanks Index published by the Lauder Institute of the University of Pennsylvania gives CODESRIA some reason for celebration on this eve of its 44th anniversary. It ranks the Council as the best think tank in Sub-Saharan Africa. This is an improvement on recent years when CODESRIA has generally been ranked 3rd or 4th.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

At Least 70 Houses Torched in Clan Revenge Attacks

[Monitor] At least 70 huts are reported to have been torched and hundreds of people displaced following a clan revenge attack in Koch Goma sub county, Nwoya District last evening.

[Monitor] At least 70 huts are reported to have been torched and hundreds of people displaced following a clan revenge attack in Koch Goma sub county, Nwoya District last evening.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Minister Fashola Explains Nigeria’s Deteriorating Power Situation, Solutions

[Premium Times] The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said that Nigerians are experiencing irregular power supply due to instability in the national grid owing to low generation.

[Premium Times] The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said that Nigerians are experiencing irregular power supply due to instability in the national grid owing to low generation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Day of Reckoning for ‘Sewage Smelling’ Doctors on Strike as Jail Cell Beckons

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) officials are due in court to give an update on the progress of their negotiations with the government, after the two weeks they were given lapsed.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) officials are due in court to give an update on the progress of their negotiations with the government, after the two weeks they were given lapsed.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Send Warriors to Army Barracks, Demand Refunds – MPs

[New Zimbabwe] THE Warriors’ exit from the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Finals in Gabon took centre stage in Parliament this Wednesday with Harare East legislator Terrence Mkupe calling for the players to be detained at army barracks.

[New Zimbabwe] THE Warriors' exit from the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Finals in Gabon took centre stage in Parliament this Wednesday with Harare East legislator Terrence Mkupe calling for the players to be detained at army barracks.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Boost to Beef Trade as Vaccine Unveiled

[Nation] Kenya’s elusive quest to export beef to the lucrative European Union (EU) market has received a huge boost after a new livestock vaccine, which researchers say will be able to control foot and mouth disease, was unveiled.

[Nation] Kenya's elusive quest to export beef to the lucrative European Union (EU) market has received a huge boost after a new livestock vaccine, which researchers say will be able to control foot and mouth disease, was unveiled.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya