Kenya Snakebite Crisis – Anti-Venom Is Running Out

[Al Jazeera] Kenya Snakebite crisis: Anti-venom is running out. Snakes bite tens of thousands of people every year across Africa. And in Kenya, many people die or lose their limbs because they have no access to effective antidotes.

[Al Jazeera] Kenya Snakebite crisis: Anti-venom is running out. Snakes bite tens of thousands of people every year across Africa. And in Kenya, many people die or lose their limbs because they have no access to effective antidotes.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ghana Tree Fall Kills At Least 18 in Waterfall Pool

[Al Jazeera] At least 18 people were killed when a large tree fell into the pool they were swimming in at the base of a waterfall in Ghana, police said on Monday. The waterfall, near the town of Kintampo, was busy with weekend visitors, many of them hi…

[Al Jazeera] At least 18 people were killed when a large tree fell into the pool they were swimming in at the base of a waterfall in Ghana, police said on Monday. The waterfall, near the town of Kintampo, was busy with weekend visitors, many of them high school students, when the accident happened on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Restaurant Chain Bans Customer Over Violent Altercation

[News24Wire] Spur restaurants nationwide have banned a man from their eateries after an apparent scuffle between children in the play area of an Oakdene restaurant led to a near brawl between their parents.

[News24Wire] Spur restaurants nationwide have banned a man from their eateries after an apparent scuffle between children in the play area of an Oakdene restaurant led to a near brawl between their parents.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

End Extreme Capitalism – Iyambo

[Namibian] VICE President Nickey Iyambo called on Namibians to halt old practices which promote the extreme form of capitalism with only a few of the same people empowering themselves.

[Namibian] VICE President Nickey Iyambo called on Namibians to halt old practices which promote the extreme form of capitalism with only a few of the same people empowering themselves.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Museveni Wants Parliament to Enact Biotechnology Bill

[Monitor] Luweero -President Museveni has repeated his efforts to boost food security and household income with a promise to ensure that the Biotechnology and Bio-safety bills are passed by Parliament to boost modern farming practices.

[Monitor] Luweero -President Museveni has repeated his efforts to boost food security and household income with a promise to ensure that the Biotechnology and Bio-safety bills are passed by Parliament to boost modern farming practices.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Chad – Cave Paintings Defaced

[Cameroon Tribune] Chad’s culture minister says that ancient cave paintings at a world heritage site have been defaced. Mahamat Saleh Haroun told the AFP news agency that unknown vandals had scrawled over the 4000-year-old depictions of animals and peo…

[Cameroon Tribune] Chad's culture minister says that ancient cave paintings at a world heritage site have been defaced. Mahamat Saleh Haroun told the AFP news agency that unknown vandals had scrawled over the 4000-year-old depictions of animals and people that decorate the sandstone caves of the Ennedi Plateau in the north-east of the country. When Mr Haroun became culture minister in February, he said one of his aims was to promote the country's tourist sites. The natural and cultural landscape of the Ennedi Massif was decl

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Ghana – Many Dead in Waterfall Accident

[Cameroon Tribune] Ghanaians mourn waterfall dead. At least 18 people, mainly high school students, have died after a large tree fell on them at a popular waterfall spot in Kintampo, Ghana, police say.The students were swimming during a storm when the …

[Cameroon Tribune] Ghanaians mourn waterfall dead. At least 18 people, mainly high school students, have died after a large tree fell on them at a popular waterfall spot in Kintampo, Ghana, police say.The students were swimming during a storm when the freak accident happened, local police chief OwusuBoampong told the media.Twenty-two others were injured and are being treated at local hospitals.Rescue teams used chainsaws to cut through the fallen tree and free those trapped underneath, local media report.President Nana Akufo

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Mine Ownership Dispute Turns Nasty As Minister’s Security Fire At Rivals

[New Zimbabwe] A LONG-standing dispute over the ownership of a Masvingo gold mine between mines deputy minister Fred Moyo and businessman Tinaye Hove turned nasty Saturday when security hired to guard the property by Moyo shot and left for dead the top…

[New Zimbabwe] A LONG-standing dispute over the ownership of a Masvingo gold mine between mines deputy minister Fred Moyo and businessman Tinaye Hove turned nasty Saturday when security hired to guard the property by Moyo shot and left for dead the top government official's rivals.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe