Nasa Boycott Could Cause Massive Job Losses – Francis Atwoli Cotu

[Nation] Nasa’s call for an economic boycott should not be taken lightly as it could cause massive job losses of between 70,000 and 100,000, Cotu Secretary-General Francis Atwoli said on Tuesday.

[Nation] Nasa's call for an economic boycott should not be taken lightly as it could cause massive job losses of between 70,000 and 100,000, Cotu Secretary-General Francis Atwoli said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ruling Party Women’s League Back Grace Mugabe for VP

[The Herald] Zanu PF’s Harare provincial Women’s League has thrown its weight behind First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe for the post of Vice President following the dismissal of Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa from the post on Monday. Speaking during the official launc…

[The Herald] Zanu PF's Harare provincial Women's League has thrown its weight behind First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe for the post of Vice President following the dismissal of Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa from the post on Monday. Speaking during the official launch of the ZANU-PF Harare province Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) database for women yesterday, provincial chairperson Mrs Joyce Kasinamunda said the Women's League fully supports President Mugabe's bold decision to fire Cde Mnangagwa.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Regulator Now Wades Into Nasa Safaricom Boycott

[Nation] The communications regulator has warned that calls by the opposition Nasa coalition to boycott Safaricom products will hurt jobs and the investment climate in the ICT industry.

[Nation] The communications regulator has warned that calls by the opposition Nasa coalition to boycott Safaricom products will hurt jobs and the investment climate in the ICT industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mozambique and Portugal Sign Cooperation Programme

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican and Portuguese governments on Monday signed a new Strategic Cooperation Programme for the period between 2017 and 2021, reports Tuesday’s issue of the Maputo daily “Noticias”.

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican and Portuguese governments on Monday signed a new Strategic Cooperation Programme for the period between 2017 and 2021, reports Tuesday's issue of the Maputo daily "Noticias".

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Universities ‘Anxiously’ Await Fees Commission Report Release

[News24Wire] Universities South Africa CEO Professor Ahmed Bawa says the organisation has been anxiously awaiting the release of the much-anticipated Fees Commission report.

[News24Wire] Universities South Africa CEO Professor Ahmed Bawa says the organisation has been anxiously awaiting the release of the much-anticipated Fees Commission report.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tigere Explores Wildlife Through Sculpture

[The Herald] At the age of five Tendekayi Tigere was learning the art of stone-carving from his father and uncle. Narrating his beginning, Tigere said he found it interesting and he started carving his own pieces while he was in primary school.

[The Herald] At the age of five Tendekayi Tigere was learning the art of stone-carving from his father and uncle. Narrating his beginning, Tigere said he found it interesting and he started carving his own pieces while he was in primary school.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Managing Marburg – How an Oddly Timed Outbreak is Testing Emergency Strategies

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -On Oct.11, a woman died in Chemuron village, Kween District in an Eastern Uganda. She had a fever, headache, and was bleeding from several places. Doctors attending to her had feared the worst and sent her samples for t…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -On Oct.11, a woman died in Chemuron village, Kween District in an Eastern Uganda. She had a fever, headache, and was bleeding from several places. Doctors attending to her had feared the worst and sent her samples for testing. A week later, on Oct.17, experts at Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) confirmed the 50-year old woman had succumbed to a high mortality hemorrhagic fever - Marburg.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda