Govt, Zimplats Launch Albinism Campaign

[The Herald] Government and platinum mining giant Zimplats on Wednesday launched a campaign to demystify albinism. Dubbed “Friends with Albinism Campaign”, the undertaking is meant to raise awareness and protect people with albinism against discriminat…

[The Herald] Government and platinum mining giant Zimplats on Wednesday launched a campaign to demystify albinism. Dubbed "Friends with Albinism Campaign", the undertaking is meant to raise awareness and protect people with albinism against discrimination and abuse in society. Launching the campaign, Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Minister Patrick Zhuwao said the project sought to facilitate the provision of sun-protection creams, hats and sunglasses to albinos. "This is an appropriate and valuable forum for

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Union Seeks DC Intervention in Dispute

[Citizen] Mvomero District Commissioner Mohamed Utaly has been urged to intervene in a crisis facing Mtibwa Sugar Estate workers who are alleged to have been forced to write resignation letters while in police custody.

[Citizen] Mvomero District Commissioner Mohamed Utaly has been urged to intervene in a crisis facing Mtibwa Sugar Estate workers who are alleged to have been forced to write resignation letters while in police custody.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Court Orders Provision of Malinzi Case Probe Status

[Daily News] The Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday ordered the prosecution to provide proper position of investigations in the trial of top three officials with the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF), facing fraud and 800m/-…

[Daily News] The Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday ordered the prosecution to provide proper position of investigations in the trial of top three officials with the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF), facing fraud and 800m/- money laundering charge.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

‘Ignorance Responsible for High Cancer Mortality Rate’

[This Day] Enugu -The Federal Government has said ignorance was mainly responsible for the high mortality rate for cancer patients in the country, insisting that adequate diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer would improve the survival rate of patie…

[This Day] Enugu -The Federal Government has said ignorance was mainly responsible for the high mortality rate for cancer patients in the country, insisting that adequate diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer would improve the survival rate of patients with the disease.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ogoni Clean-Up Commences Soon

[This Day] More than year after the groundbreaking ceremony of the Ogoni clean-up was conducted by Vice President Yemi Osibanjo, and after exhausting several excuses to explain why the clean-up exercise has been delayed till date, the Minister of Envir…

[This Day] More than year after the groundbreaking ceremony of the Ogoni clean-up was conducted by Vice President Yemi Osibanjo, and after exhausting several excuses to explain why the clean-up exercise has been delayed till date, the Minister of Environment, Usman Jibril on Friday assured that the clean-up of Ogoniland would commence soon.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bill to Return Presidential Ceremonies to Legislative House Passed

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Senate has passed the Presidential Inauguration Bill which seeks to return the activities of Presidential Inauguration to the legislative House.

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Senate has passed the Presidential Inauguration Bill which seeks to return the activities of Presidential Inauguration to the legislative House.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria