South Africa Must Move Beyond Its Organised Crime Clichés

[ISS] Organised crime is a serious and growing menace in South Africa. And with its debilitating social and economic effects on the country, it requires immediate attention. However, the sources of organised crime and its perpetrators are highly contes…

[ISS] Organised crime is a serious and growing menace in South Africa. And with its debilitating social and economic effects on the country, it requires immediate attention. However, the sources of organised crime and its perpetrators are highly contested.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Funfairs As Lucky Vincent Accident Survivors Jet in Today

[Daily News] Arusha -THREE Standard VII survivors of Lucky Vincent Primary School bus accident return home today from the US as their fate in the national examinations hangs in balance.

[Daily News] Arusha -THREE Standard VII survivors of Lucky Vincent Primary School bus accident return home today from the US as their fate in the national examinations hangs in balance.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Sierra Leone ‘Still in Shock’ After Deadly Floods

[Deutsche Welle] Sierra Leone has begun Thursday mass burials of the hundreds of victims of the deadly flooding and mudslides that hit Freetown. A third of the victims were children. Red Cross has said about 600 are still missing.

[Deutsche Welle] Sierra Leone has begun Thursday mass burials of the hundreds of victims of the deadly flooding and mudslides that hit Freetown. A third of the victims were children. Red Cross has said about 600 are still missing.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Wamatangi Joins Race for Senate Deputy Speaker’s Seat

[Nation] Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamatangi, who was re-elected in the August 8 elections, has joined the race for Senate Deputy Speaker’s seat as lobbying for leadership positions in Parliament intensified.

[Nation] Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamatangi, who was re-elected in the August 8 elections, has joined the race for Senate Deputy Speaker's seat as lobbying for leadership positions in Parliament intensified.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Karatu Road Tragedy Survivors On Their Way Home From the US

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The survivors of a fatal bus accident in Karatu District, Doreen Elibariki, Wilson Tarimo and Sadia Ismail on Thursday started their journey to Tanzania from the US where they have been receiving specialised medical attention.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The survivors of a fatal bus accident in Karatu District, Doreen Elibariki, Wilson Tarimo and Sadia Ismail on Thursday started their journey to Tanzania from the US where they have been receiving specialised medical attention.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

President Wants Ex-Ministers to Draw Cabinet-Level Pay As Envoys

[Observer] Uganda’s budget for maintaining its foreign envoys is likely to go up every time President Museveni appoints former ministers as ambassadors, if government implements a new presidential directive to the public service ministry.

[Observer] Uganda's budget for maintaining its foreign envoys is likely to go up every time President Museveni appoints former ministers as ambassadors, if government implements a new presidential directive to the public service ministry.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

HIV Prevalence Higher in Women Than Men

[Monitor] According to the 2016 Uganda population HIV/Aids Impact Assessment (UPHIA) survey, the adult HIV prevalence is higher among women at 7.5 per cent compared to 4.3 per cent among men.

[Monitor] According to the 2016 Uganda population HIV/Aids Impact Assessment (UPHIA) survey, the adult HIV prevalence is higher among women at 7.5 per cent compared to 4.3 per cent among men.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda