U.S. Govt Inaugurates New National Public Health Training Center

[Addis Standard] The first state-of-the-art National Public Health Training Center, constructed by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with funding from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), was fo…

[Addis Standard] The first state-of-the-art National Public Health Training Center, constructed by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with funding from the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), was formally inaugurated and handed over to the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) today.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

R3 Million Spent on Failed Social Grants Takeover Training

[News24Wire] Sassa spent over R3m to accommodate managers who were sent to regional offices in preparation for the agency’s eventual failed bid to take over payment of grants.

[News24Wire] Sassa spent over R3m to accommodate managers who were sent to regional offices in preparation for the agency's eventual failed bid to take over payment of grants.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Social Media Awash With Kathrada Tributes

[This is Africa] Ahmed Kathrada, a South African struggle stalwart has passed on. Kathrada was among the eight accused, who were sentenced to life imprisonment during the Rivonia Trial between 1963-1964. He served 26 years in prison alongside Nelson Ma…

[This is Africa] Ahmed Kathrada, a South African struggle stalwart has passed on. Kathrada was among the eight accused, who were sentenced to life imprisonment during the Rivonia Trial between 1963-1964. He served 26 years in prison alongside Nelson Mandela and Walter Sisulu. A man of dignity, and virtue, Kathrada's death creates a huge vacuum in South Africa's highly polarised political sphere. He will be greatly missed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

10 Quotes From South African Struggle Icon Ahmed Kathrada

[This is Africa] South Africa has lost a liberation hero with the passing of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Mohamed Kathrada, aged 87. Affectionately known as Kathy, Kathrada was a Robben Island prisoner and one of Walter Sisulu, and Nelson Mandela’s cl…

[This is Africa] South Africa has lost a liberation hero with the passing of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Mohamed Kathrada, aged 87. Affectionately known as Kathy, Kathrada was a Robben Island prisoner and one of Walter Sisulu, and Nelson Mandela's closest cadres in the struggle against apartheid. Kathrada dedicated is life to fighting racial inequality and the apartheid regime's racist and unjust policies. We share with you 10 of his profound and timeless quotes.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Number of Kenyans Going Hungry Doubles to 3m – Red Cross

[Monitor] The number of Kenyans needing emergency food aid has doubled in the past three months to three million, the Red Cross said Tuesday, as the impact of a devastating drought worsens.

[Monitor] The number of Kenyans needing emergency food aid has doubled in the past three months to three million, the Red Cross said Tuesday, as the impact of a devastating drought worsens.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Most States Would Have Collapsed Without Buhari’s Bailout – Masari

[Daily Trust] Katsina -Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Bello Masari has said most states in Nigeria would have collapsed if not for the bailout funds from the federal government.

[Daily Trust] Katsina -Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Bello Masari has said most states in Nigeria would have collapsed if not for the bailout funds from the federal government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Details of 72 ‘Suspicious’ Transactions Struck From Record in Gupta Case

[Daily Maverick] Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and Gupta-owned companies each made concessions in court on Tuesday in a case in which the minister seeks a declaratory order stating he cannot interfere in the decision by major banks to close Gupta-own…

[Daily Maverick] Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and Gupta-owned companies each made concessions in court on Tuesday in a case in which the minister seeks a declaratory order stating he cannot interfere in the decision by major banks to close Gupta-owned accounts. The big win went to the Guptas as the court struck out a Financial Intelligence Centre certificate detailing 72 suspicious transactions. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bogus Colleges to Be Dealt With Sternly

[The Patriot] The Ministry of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology is moving with speed to tighten screws on tertiary institutions that offer courses that are not recognised by the Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA). This follows t…

[The Patriot] The Ministry of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology is moving with speed to tighten screws on tertiary institutions that offer courses that are not recognised by the Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA). This follows the completion of the ministry's five-year strategic plan. "The strategy is focused on transforming the country's economy into a knowledge-based one," said the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr. Theophilus Mooko.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana