Gogos Get a Health Kick Out of Soccer

[GroundUp] In a battle to stay fit and beat the effects of diabetes, arthritis and high blood pressure, pensioners aged between 60 to 80 in Imbali, Pietermaritzburg, have taken to soccer and athletics.

[GroundUp] In a battle to stay fit and beat the effects of diabetes, arthritis and high blood pressure, pensioners aged between 60 to 80 in Imbali, Pietermaritzburg, have taken to soccer and athletics.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Forces Shoot Dead Iranian Sailor in Indian Ocean

[Shabelle] Somali regional officials say the Iranian captain of a fishing boat was killed and another sailor was injured after security forces opened fire during an operation in the Indian Ocean.

[Shabelle] Somali regional officials say the Iranian captain of a fishing boat was killed and another sailor was injured after security forces opened fire during an operation in the Indian Ocean.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Angula Challenges Geingob

[Namibian] FORMER Prime Minister Nahas Angula will be challenging President Hage Geingob for the Swapo presidency following a heated telephone conversation between the two last week.

[Namibian] FORMER Prime Minister Nahas Angula will be challenging President Hage Geingob for the Swapo presidency following a heated telephone conversation between the two last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Two Senators May Propose Bill to Subject Politicians to Mental Test

[Guardian] Two Senators, Mao Ohuabuwa and Dino Melaye, have hinted that they may sponsor a bill to compel politicians to undergo a compulsory mental test. They made the call yesterday at the Third Annual World Mental Health Day symposium, organised by …

[Guardian] Two Senators, Mao Ohuabuwa and Dino Melaye, have hinted that they may sponsor a bill to compel politicians to undergo a compulsory mental test. They made the call yesterday at the Third Annual World Mental Health Day symposium, organised by NOVO Health Africa in Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Workplace Environment Crucial to Mental Health of Workers – Psychiatrist

[Vanguard] Another World Mental Health Day – October 10, 2017 – is upon us. This year’s theme is “Mental Health at the Work Place”. Although it focuses on how to make the workplace better for everyone, it is an opportunity to once again draw attention …

[Vanguard] Another World Mental Health Day - October 10, 2017 - is upon us. This year's theme is "Mental Health at the Work Place". Although it focuses on how to make the workplace better for everyone, it is an opportunity to once again draw attention to mental health issues in our society.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mental Health Services Need More Investment

[Citizen] As the world marks Mental Health Day today, it’s bound to be a very low-key event in Tanzania for obvious reasons. At the national level, mental health is still not given the attention it deserves, despite facts on ground suggesting that an i…

[Citizen] As the world marks Mental Health Day today, it's bound to be a very low-key event in Tanzania for obvious reasons. At the national level, mental health is still not given the attention it deserves, despite facts on ground suggesting that an increasing number of Tanzanians are exposed to or suffer from one or more of the various forms of mental illness. Cultural and socioeconomic factors combine to undermine the importance of mental health, even at the policy level.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Sinoxolo Mafevuka Rape, Murder Case Back in Court

[News24Wire] The two cousins accused of raping and killing 19-year-old Sinoxolo Mafevuka in Khayelitsha, are expected to appear in the High Court in Cape Town on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] The two cousins accused of raping and killing 19-year-old Sinoxolo Mafevuka in Khayelitsha, are expected to appear in the High Court in Cape Town on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Anaesthesia – Why EAC Patients Still Endure Pain

[Daily News] MOST patients in East Africa do not get required anaesthesia services during surgery due to critical shortages of practitioners facing the region, The Daily News can establish.

[Daily News] MOST patients in East Africa do not get required anaesthesia services during surgery due to critical shortages of practitioners facing the region, The Daily News can establish.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania