Several Upcoming Projects to Enhance Quality of Life of the Vulnerable

[Government of Mauritius] The Government has at heart the well-being of its citizens and conforming to this, the Ministry of Housing and Lands is working towards improving the living conditions of those who are socially disadvantaged. This in turn will…

[Government of Mauritius] The Government has at heart the well-being of its citizens and conforming to this, the Ministry of Housing and Lands is working towards improving the living conditions of those who are socially disadvantaged. This in turn will help attaining development goals to scale up economic growth.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

What Tracing a Tough Commute in Ancient Egypt Reveals About Osteoarthritis

[The Conversation Africa] Osteoarthritis is a disease that is millions of years old. Researchers have even found evidence for osteoarthritis in dinosaurs. It’s also one of the most prevalent diseases to impact our bones – and its rates will only grow w…

[The Conversation Africa] Osteoarthritis is a disease that is millions of years old. Researchers have even found evidence for osteoarthritis in dinosaurs. It's also one of the most prevalent diseases to impact our bones - and its rates will only grow with an ageing population worldwide.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Government Is Committed to Eradicate Absolute Poverty, Reiterates Minister Wong

[Government of Mauritius] Poverty concerns each and every citizen of the country and Government is committed to do its best to eradicate absolute poverty with the help of the private sector and NGOs. Social projects in education, health and environment…

[Government of Mauritius] Poverty concerns each and every citizen of the country and Government is committed to do its best to eradicate absolute poverty with the help of the private sector and NGOs. Social projects in education, health and environment sectors will help to attain Government's objectives, which are in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Former President Machel’s Daughter to Assist Victims of Violence

[AIM] Maputo -Josina Machel, the daughter of Mozambique’s first President, Samora Machel, on Monday launched in Maputo the Kuhluka Association, a movement that seeks to provide support for women victims of violence.

[AIM] Maputo -Josina Machel, the daughter of Mozambique's first President, Samora Machel, on Monday launched in Maputo the Kuhluka Association, a movement that seeks to provide support for women victims of violence.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Another Wave of Medicine Shortages Hits State Hospitals

[New Era] Windhoek -There is a shortage of various medicines, including allergex syrup, an antibiotic medicine used to treat children, at various state facilities countrywide, New Era learned this week.

[New Era] Windhoek -There is a shortage of various medicines, including allergex syrup, an antibiotic medicine used to treat children, at various state facilities countrywide, New Era learned this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

President Mutharika Calls For Calm Amidst Blood Sucking Fears

[Nyasa Times] Ngolongoliwa, the paramount chief for the Lhomwe and the “mwene wa mamwene” of the Mulhako wa Alhomwe grouping has assured government and his subjects that traditional leaders under his jurisdiction will eliminate the ‘bloodsuckers’ myth …

[Nyasa Times] Ngolongoliwa, the paramount chief for the Lhomwe and the "mwene wa mamwene" of the Mulhako wa Alhomwe grouping has assured government and his subjects that traditional leaders under his jurisdiction will eliminate the 'bloodsuckers' myth and catch the suspects by the end of this month of October, 2017 through power of magic.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Opposition Wants to End President Gnassingbe’s Dynasty

[Deutsche Welle] Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe has offered concessions on reforms. But his critics are no longer fighting to hold a referendum on presidential term limits. Instead, they seek a complete change of power.

[Deutsche Welle] Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe has offered concessions on reforms. But his critics are no longer fighting to hold a referendum on presidential term limits. Instead, they seek a complete change of power.

source: AllAfrica News: Togo

Yuletide – NNPC Plans 2bn Litres of PMs Stock to Forestall Scarcity

[Vanguard] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, commenced moves to ensure adequate supply of petroleum products between now and end of the year, stating that it intends to maintain a stock of over two billion litres of Premium …

[Vanguard] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, commenced moves to ensure adequate supply of petroleum products between now and end of the year, stating that it intends to maintain a stock of over two billion litres of Premium Motor Spirit PMS, during the period.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Omusati Sends Hostel Learners Home

[New Era] Ongwediva -The education directorate in Omusati Region yesterday released nearly 500 learners from hostels, with a further 368 scheduled to be sent home due to a shortage of food in hostel kitchens.

[New Era] Ongwediva -The education directorate in Omusati Region yesterday released nearly 500 learners from hostels, with a further 368 scheduled to be sent home due to a shortage of food in hostel kitchens.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia