Commonly Used Drug May Be Key to Stopping Thousands of Mothers Dying

[allAfrica] Roughly every six minutes, a woman somewhere in the world bleeds to death in child birth. But a new medical trial shows that there is a way of combating the problem.

[allAfrica] Roughly every six minutes, a woman somewhere in the world bleeds to death in child birth. But a new medical trial shows that there is a way of combating the problem.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Finance Minister Defends Genocide Legal Bill

[Namibia Economist] The Minister of Finance, Calle Schlettwein this week said in the National Assembly that it was necessary for government to pay the UK lawyers, who are contracted to represent Namibia in the genocide talks, because they proceeded wit…

[Namibia Economist] The Minister of Finance, Calle Schlettwein this week said in the National Assembly that it was necessary for government to pay the UK lawyers, who are contracted to represent Namibia in the genocide talks, because they proceeded with legal action against the government.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

First Ambassador for Ireland Accredited

[Government of Seychelles] H.E. Ambassador Paul Sherlock presented his credentials to President Danny Faure during an accreditation ceremony held at State House this morning.

[Government of Seychelles] H.E. Ambassador Paul Sherlock presented his credentials to President Danny Faure during an accreditation ceremony held at State House this morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Gender Commission Takes On Patriarchy in the Mining Sector

[Daily Maverick] South Africa has a barrage of legislation and conventions to promote gender equality, and by and large industry knows it is no longer business as usual. Except the mining sector, it seems. You don’t have to be a burly man wielding a dr…

[Daily Maverick] South Africa has a barrage of legislation and conventions to promote gender equality, and by and large industry knows it is no longer business as usual. Except the mining sector, it seems. You don't have to be a burly man wielding a drill to take up a position in the boardroom, but the Commission of Gender Equality told Parliament this week that the industry seems determinedly resistant to change. By MOIRA LEVY.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Coetzee – Pollard Must Wait for Opportunity

[News24Wire] Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has backed flyhalf Elton Jantjies for Saturday’s Test against Ireland, seeking “continuity” as the Boks look to register what would be a somewhat unexpected win.

[News24Wire] Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has backed flyhalf Elton Jantjies for Saturday's Test against Ireland, seeking "continuity" as the Boks look to register what would be a somewhat unexpected win.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Epworth Trio Faces Murder Charges

[The Herald] Three Epworth men appeared in court yesterday accused of killing two people in the Harare Central Business District while waylaying unsuspecting pedestrians in dark corners to rob them of cash and valuables.

[The Herald] Three Epworth men appeared in court yesterday accused of killing two people in the Harare Central Business District while waylaying unsuspecting pedestrians in dark corners to rob them of cash and valuables.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Decentralise Open Prisons’

[The Herald] Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Retired Major-General Happyton Bonyongwe has called for the decentralisation of open prisons to all provinces as a way of promoting successful reintegration of offenders into society upon c…

[The Herald] Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Retired Major-General Happyton Bonyongwe has called for the decentralisation of open prisons to all provinces as a way of promoting successful reintegration of offenders into society upon completion of their sentences. The open prison system also serves to take care of pregnant women, those who are jailed together with their babies and others with special cases.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

ANC Leadership Race – Ramaphosa’s ‘Slate’ Announcement Causes Ructions in His Team

[Daily Maverick] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement of his preferred leadership slate, should he become president, didn’t only draw criticism from within the ANC. It also had his campaign team split in two in a debate about the old versus …

[Daily Maverick] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement of his preferred leadership slate, should he become president, didn't only draw criticism from within the ANC. It also had his campaign team split in two in a debate about the old versus the new, exposing tension about principles within his camp. By CARIEN DU PLESSIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bavuma’s Chance to Impress On T20 Stage

[News24Wire] A brief look at the congested nature of South Africa’s One Day International and T20 program in February 2018 – nine matches – will tell you that Temba Bavuma might have a serious shot at playing more white-ball cricket for the Proteas soon.

[News24Wire] A brief look at the congested nature of South Africa's One Day International and T20 program in February 2018 - nine matches - will tell you that Temba Bavuma might have a serious shot at playing more white-ball cricket for the Proteas soon.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

2018 Budget to Focus On Fiscal Consolidation

[The Herald] Finace and Economic Development Minister Dr Ignatius Chombo says the 2017 national budget deficit could rise to $1,82 billion from $400 million largely driven by the cumulative expenditures that are set to close the year at $5,6 billion. S…

[The Herald] Finace and Economic Development Minister Dr Ignatius Chombo says the 2017 national budget deficit could rise to $1,82 billion from $400 million largely driven by the cumulative expenditures that are set to close the year at $5,6 billion. Speaking yesterday during the 2018 Parliamentary pre-budget seminar presently underway here, Dr Chombo stressed the need for fiscal discipline saying the budget deficit was largely financed through Treasury Bills and recourse to overdraft at the Reserve Bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe