Men in KNH Botched Surgery Out, Families Mull Next Steps

[Nation] At around 4pm on Wednesday, two men who were involved in a surgery mix-up at Kenyatta National Hospital were discharged at a time when the facility is facing a lot of questions following the bungled operation.

[Nation] At around 4pm on Wednesday, two men who were involved in a surgery mix-up at Kenyatta National Hospital were discharged at a time when the facility is facing a lot of questions following the bungled operation.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

End Culture of Gender-Based Poverty, Abuse and Discrimination Now

[CSJNews] This year, International Women’s Day comes at a pivotal moment, and with a wave women’s activism – from the #MeToo movement to #TimesUp and beyond – exposing the deep-seated oppression and discrimination, the United Nations is urging the worl…

[CSJNews] This year, International Women's Day comes at a pivotal moment, and with a wave women's activism - from the #MeToo movement to #TimesUp and beyond - exposing the deep-seated oppression and discrimination, the United Nations is urging the world to stand with rural and urban women activists to topple the remaining barriers to gender equality and empowerment.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Dynamos in Tough PSL Opening Fixtures

[New Zimbabwe] Harare giants Dynamos have what appears a be tough fixture schedule in the first three weeks of the 2018 Castle Larger Premier Soccer League campaign as they open their campaign with a trip to bogey side Chicken Inn in Bulawayo.

[New Zimbabwe] Harare giants Dynamos have what appears a be tough fixture schedule in the first three weeks of the 2018 Castle Larger Premier Soccer League campaign as they open their campaign with a trip to bogey side Chicken Inn in Bulawayo.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Chipanga Tells Off Mugabe-Backed Party

[The Herald] Former Zanu-PF national youth secretary Mr Kudzanayi Chipanga has said National Patriotic Front officials must stop pestering him to join them since his vote belongs to President Mnangagwa. Mr Chipanga was dismissed from Zanu-PF last year,…

[The Herald] Former Zanu-PF national youth secretary Mr Kudzanayi Chipanga has said National Patriotic Front officials must stop pestering him to join them since his vote belongs to President Mnangagwa. Mr Chipanga was dismissed from Zanu-PF last year, for associating with the G40 cabal that sought to elevate former President Cde Robert Mugabe's wife -- Grace -- to the presidency of the party and the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Spending Cut, but Govt Debt Balloons

[Namibian] Government spending will be cut by more than N$1 billion during the 2018/19 financial year, but Namibia’s state debt will still continue to balloon over coming years, it is envisaged in the national budget that finance minister Calle Schlett…

[Namibian] Government spending will be cut by more than N$1 billion during the 2018/19 financial year, but Namibia's state debt will still continue to balloon over coming years, it is envisaged in the national budget that finance minister Calle Schlettwein tabled in parliament yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Joyce Banda On Being a Corruption Buster and Adding Women to the Fight

[RFI] Joyce Banda made headlines in 2012 when she became the first female president of Malawi, and the second in Africa’s history. After being cleared of damning corruption allegations, she has vowed to take the struggle against graft worldwide. On Int…

[RFI] Joyce Banda made headlines in 2012 when she became the first female president of Malawi, and the second in Africa's history. After being cleared of damning corruption allegations, she has vowed to take the struggle against graft worldwide. On International Women's Day, RFI is shining a spotlight on her story.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

National Youth Games Launched

[Namibian] The inaugural Namibia National Youth Games which will see an estimated 1 800 athletes competing in 10 sport codes in Windhoek in May, was launched at the Namibia National Sport Commission on Wednesday.

[Namibian] The inaugural Namibia National Youth Games which will see an estimated 1 800 athletes competing in 10 sport codes in Windhoek in May, was launched at the Namibia National Sport Commission on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

With a Few Glitches, Voting Opens According to Plan

[RFI] On a hill overlooking Freetown, the capital, 20-year-old Abbas came with his blanket to Grace Christian Church polling station for the 2018 Sierra Leone elections. The first-time voter camped out so he could be the first person in line in his pre…

[RFI] On a hill overlooking Freetown, the capital, 20-year-old Abbas came with his blanket to Grace Christian Church polling station for the 2018 Sierra Leone elections. The first-time voter camped out so he could be the first person in line in his precinct.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone