Lagos Asks Court to Uphold Death Sentence Against Mustapha

[This Day] The Lagos State Government has asked the Supreme Court to quash the judgment of a Lagos Court of Appeal that acquitted Maj. Hamza al-Mustapha, Chief Security Officer to the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha and Alhaji Lateef Shofolahan…

[This Day] The Lagos State Government has asked the Supreme Court to quash the judgment of a Lagos Court of Appeal that acquitted Maj. Hamza al-Mustapha, Chief Security Officer to the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha and Alhaji Lateef Shofolahan in the murder of Alhaja Kudirat Abiola.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Board Seeks Transfer of Health Information Management Training to Polytechnics

[Daily Trust] The Health Records Officers Registration Board of Nigeria has called for the transfer of health information management training from University Teaching Hospitals to polytechnics.

[Daily Trust] The Health Records Officers Registration Board of Nigeria has called for the transfer of health information management training from University Teaching Hospitals to polytechnics.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Universities Have Survived Civil War and Independence

[The Conversation Africa] Juba -After almost half a century of conflict, South Sudan attained its independence from Sudan in July 2011. One of the challenges it faces as a new country is a small and troubled higher education system.

[The Conversation Africa] Juba -After almost half a century of conflict, South Sudan attained its independence from Sudan in July 2011. One of the challenges it faces as a new country is a small and troubled higher education system.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

HIV Is Still Taboo in the DRC – Chronicles From Kinshasa

[The Conversation Africa] Cape Town -In 2016 I conducted in-depth interviews with patients at a 42-bed AIDS unit run by Médecins Sans Frontières in Centre Hospitalier Kabinda in Kinshasa, as well as caregivers and health staff. My research, which has not yet been published, uncovered the complex, often heartbreaking web of challenges people face living with HIV in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Nearly 570 000 people live with the disease, which is highly stigmatised. In 2016, the unit treated 2500 AIDS patients. At lea

[The Conversation Africa] Cape Town -In 2016 I conducted in-depth interviews with patients at a 42-bed AIDS unit run by Médecins Sans Frontières in Centre Hospitalier Kabinda in Kinshasa, as well as caregivers and health staff. My research, which has not yet been published, uncovered the complex, often heartbreaking web of challenges people face living with HIV in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Nearly 570 000 people live with the disease, which is highly stigmatised. In 2016, the unit treated 2500 AIDS patients. At lea

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Over 80 Percent of Secondary Schools Don’t Have Laboratories

[Iwacu] The Center for Didactic Research and Science Dissemination in Burundi (CRDS) of the University of Burundi reveals that 80% of secondary schools in Burundi do not have laboratories to perform scientific experiments.

[Iwacu] The Center for Didactic Research and Science Dissemination in Burundi (CRDS) of the University of Burundi reveals that 80% of secondary schools in Burundi do not have laboratories to perform scientific experiments.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Musician Chavula Set for Sound and Light Concert

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Ivory Coast based Malawian female reggae artist Tamanyawaka Chavula is set to perform at Sound and Light concert scheduled for next month in Salima.

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Ivory Coast based Malawian female reggae artist Tamanyawaka Chavula is set to perform at Sound and Light concert scheduled for next month in Salima.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Social Activist Calls for Action Against Kidnapping Syndicates

[News24Wire] Daring and sophisticated syndicates are eyeing multi-million rand targets as organised crime has shifted its attention to kidnapping wealthy business owners for hefty ransoms.

[News24Wire] Daring and sophisticated syndicates are eyeing multi-million rand targets as organised crime has shifted its attention to kidnapping wealthy business owners for hefty ransoms.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Echoes of Babangida

[This Day] August is Babangida month. It is the month of his birth and the commemoration of his ascension to power as Nigeria’s sixth military leader and eighth head of state. Rightfully, the nation and his friends have a right to reflect on his abidin…

[This Day] August is Babangida month. It is the month of his birth and the commemoration of his ascension to power as Nigeria's sixth military leader and eighth head of state. Rightfully, the nation and his friends have a right to reflect on his abiding significance in the persisting pantheon of Nigerian leadership, both imposed and elected. An armored officer who acquired political power in a bloodless coup, assumed the curious title of President and maintains a tortured persistent relevance deserves at least period

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria