150,000 Children Are Born With Sickle Cell Disease

[This Day] At least 150,000 children are born with sickle cell disease in Nigeria every year, while about 40 million Nigerians are healthy carriers of the sickle cell gene, the Coalition of Sickle Cell Non-governmental Organisations in Nigeria has said.

[This Day] At least 150,000 children are born with sickle cell disease in Nigeria every year, while about 40 million Nigerians are healthy carriers of the sickle cell gene, the Coalition of Sickle Cell Non-governmental Organisations in Nigeria has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cash-in-Transit Heists Could Mean Losses of U.S.$35 Million, Parliament Hears

[News24Wire] Cash-in-transit heists will lead to cash losses of R470m this year if the current trend continues, the Portfolio Committee on Police heard on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Cash-in-transit heists will lead to cash losses of R470m this year if the current trend continues, the Portfolio Committee on Police heard on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Serengeti Voted Africa’s Best Safari Park

[Nation] Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park is Africa’s best safari park because of to the sheer numbers, variety of wildlife, abundance of predators and spectacular wildebeest migration.

[Nation] Tanzania's Serengeti National Park is Africa's best safari park because of to the sheer numbers, variety of wildlife, abundance of predators and spectacular wildebeest migration.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

The Era of Land Barons is Over – Vice President Chiwenga

[The Herald] It is now time to clear the rot perpetrated by MDC-T councils in cities and towns and President Mnangagwa’s administration will not evict residents duped and illegally settled by land barons before Government finds a properly planned alter…

[The Herald] It is now time to clear the rot perpetrated by MDC-T councils in cities and towns and President Mnangagwa's administration will not evict residents duped and illegally settled by land barons before Government finds a properly planned alternative for them, Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Court Acquits Ex-Minister Kasukuwere On Border Jumping Charges

[New Zimbabwe] Former local government minister Saviour Kasukuwere left court a free man Wednesday after a Harare magistrate acquitted him on charges of contravening the Immigration Act.

[New Zimbabwe] Former local government minister Saviour Kasukuwere left court a free man Wednesday after a Harare magistrate acquitted him on charges of contravening the Immigration Act.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

How Army Violated Its Own Rules in Retiring 38 Senior Officers

[Daily Trust] The National Industrial Court in Abuja on Wednesday was told the Nigerian Army violated its own rules and laws when it compulsorily retired some of its senior officers in 2016.

[Daily Trust] The National Industrial Court in Abuja on Wednesday was told the Nigerian Army violated its own rules and laws when it compulsorily retired some of its senior officers in 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria