Ghana – No Longer an African Role Model?

[Deutsche Welle] For many years, Ghana has been seen as a role model on the African continent. But the country’s development has been floundering as of late. A recent study conducted by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation reveals a slowdown.

[Deutsche Welle] For many years, Ghana has been seen as a role model on the African continent. But the country's development has been floundering as of late. A recent study conducted by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation reveals a slowdown.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Suspected Typhoid Cases in Bulawayo

[The Herald] Two suspected typhoid cases have been reported at Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo. According to the Ministry of Health and Child Care weekly surveillance report, the two cases were among 22 new suspected typhoid cases detected in the co…

[The Herald] Two suspected typhoid cases have been reported at Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo. According to the Ministry of Health and Child Care weekly surveillance report, the two cases were among 22 new suspected typhoid cases detected in the country. The report said no deaths were reported from the cases recorded during the week ending November 5. "From the reported cases, 20 were from Harare City Health and two from Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo," the report said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mayor, Local Govt Board Clash Over Town Clerk

[The Herald] Latest efforts by Harare City Council to recruit a new town clerk have hit another snag following clashes between the Mayor, Clr Bernard Manyenyeni, and the Local Government Board (LGB) over the board’s intention to interview candidates wh…

[The Herald] Latest efforts by Harare City Council to recruit a new town clerk have hit another snag following clashes between the Mayor, Clr Bernard Manyenyeni, and the Local Government Board (LGB) over the board's intention to interview candidates who were not shortlisted for the post. Harare had trimmed down successful applicants to nine, of whom three were shortlisted for the position of Harare City Council town clerk.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Musician Chimbetu in Fist Fight

[The Herald] Dendera singer Sulumani Chimbetu briefly exchanged the guitar for boxing gloves when he was involved in a fist fight with a fan during a show at Takarangana Club in Hatcliffe. The fan only identified as Nathan who was visibly drunk started…

[The Herald] Dendera singer Sulumani Chimbetu briefly exchanged the guitar for boxing gloves when he was involved in a fist fight with a fan during a show at Takarangana Club in Hatcliffe. The fan only identified as Nathan who was visibly drunk started the brawl by disrupting the show, throwing tantrums and hurling some unprintable words. When other fans tried to control him, he became so agitated and violent. Miffed by his actions, Sulumani had to briefly stop the show and exchange some blows with the fan. Nathan was

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Egypt Mulls Law to Prosecute ‘Political Commentators’ Amid Free Expression Crackdown

[Deutsche Welle] Lawmakers have drafted a new law to punish “political commentators and intellectuals” for defaming historical symbols. Egypt has witnessed a widening crackdown on free expression with fresh arrests and raids.

[Deutsche Welle] Lawmakers have drafted a new law to punish "political commentators and intellectuals" for defaming historical symbols. Egypt has witnessed a widening crackdown on free expression with fresh arrests and raids.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Court Bars Counties From Passing People’s Assembly Motion

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The High Court in Kitui has issued orders barring County Assemblies from passing or implementing National Super Alliance’s (NASA) motions on the formation of the People’s Assembly.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The High Court in Kitui has issued orders barring County Assemblies from passing or implementing National Super Alliance's (NASA) motions on the formation of the People's Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

#lifeesidimeni – Health Official Approaches Court to Avoid Testifying At Arbitration

[Bhekisisa] Members of a South African Police Services task team are expected to interview suspended head of health today as criminal investigations continue.

[Bhekisisa] Members of a South African Police Services task team are expected to interview suspended head of health today as criminal investigations continue.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa