Life Esidimeni – Starving Woman Ate Plastic and Paper Bags

[News24Wire] The mother of a Life Esidimeni patient who was moved to one of the unlicensed NGOs and died days later said she “nearly died” when she saw her daughter’s body in the mortuary.

[News24Wire] The mother of a Life Esidimeni patient who was moved to one of the unlicensed NGOs and died days later said she "nearly died" when she saw her daughter's body in the mortuary.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Freedom, an Inalienable Right in Nation’s Political Space

[Daily Maverick] Within South African politics there is currently a huge amount of attention, correctly, on developments within the ANC. Much of that focus is on who will win the December leadership election. But, even though we still don’t know the ou…

[Daily Maverick] Within South African politics there is currently a huge amount of attention, correctly, on developments within the ANC. Much of that focus is on who will win the December leadership election. But, even though we still don't know the outcome of that race, it is sometimes overlooked how much recent developments in the party have already affected the greater body politic of our nation. Over the last year a process has started that has now begun to take on a life of its own, and is speeding up. In short, our p

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mobile Transactions Clock U.S.$11 Billion – Central Bank

[The Herald] Mobile financial services have overtaken traditional methods of transacting with $11 billion worth of transactions being recorded through the innovative digital platforms alone between January and September this year, according to the Rese…

[The Herald] Mobile financial services have overtaken traditional methods of transacting with $11 billion worth of transactions being recorded through the innovative digital platforms alone between January and September this year, according to the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ). In the context of the prevailing near cashless situation in the economy, many consumers have used mobile money and electronic platforms to conduct their transactions.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Rohr May Feature Six New Players Against Algeria

[Guardian] Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr has revealed that the different shades of injury to some of his key stars has given him the opportunity to try new players in Nigeria’s Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier against Algeria.

[Guardian] Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr has revealed that the different shades of injury to some of his key stars has given him the opportunity to try new players in Nigeria's Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier against Algeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Algeria

President Slams Mnangagwa

[The Herald] President Mugabe has blasted his former deputy Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa for sponsoring the disturbances that happened during the ninth Presidential Youth Interface rally in Bulawayo on Saturday to further his narrow- minded ambitions to succ…

[The Herald] President Mugabe has blasted his former deputy Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa for sponsoring the disturbances that happened during the ninth Presidential Youth Interface rally in Bulawayo on Saturday to further his narrow- minded ambitions to succeed him. Some hooligans allegedly hired by Cde Mnangagwa booed First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe while she was addressing the meeting.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigeria’s Davido, Wizkid Taking Afrobeats to Next Level

[Vanguard] Pop star Davido gets the same reaction wherever he goes in Africa, whether it’s in Guinea or Mozambique, Botswana, Kenya or Sierra Leone: teeming crowds and adoring fans.

[Vanguard] Pop star Davido gets the same reaction wherever he goes in Africa, whether it's in Guinea or Mozambique, Botswana, Kenya or Sierra Leone: teeming crowds and adoring fans.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mental Health – Are You the 1 in the 4?

[MumsVillage] According to WHO statistics, 1 in 4 persons suffers from a mental disorder. Among Kenyan women, depression and anxiety are the highest ranked mental health issues. Mental Disorders are considered the continent’s silent epidemic because mo…

[MumsVillage] According to WHO statistics, 1 in 4 persons suffers from a mental disorder. Among Kenyan women, depression and anxiety are the highest ranked mental health issues. Mental Disorders are considered the continent's silent epidemic because most times they are remain undiagnosed and unmanaged

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya