Influenza Cases On the Increase

[The Herald] The Ministry of Health and Child Care is encouraging people to wear warm clothes, amid indications that cases of influenza are on the rise, with 7 483 suspected cases recorded in a week countrywide. The statistics are in the ministry’s lat…

[The Herald] The Ministry of Health and Child Care is encouraging people to wear warm clothes, amid indications that cases of influenza are on the rise, with 7 483 suspected cases recorded in a week countrywide. The statistics are in the ministry's latest weekly disease update report. "Influenza continues to be a major challenge among the population as winter comes to an end and 7 483 suspected influenza cases were reported in week 34, bringing the total to 227 330 reported cases (since January) with no deaths recorded

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Bushiri Donates U.S.$60,000 For Malawians’ Business Startups

[Nyasa Times] Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) community in South Africa is all smiles, thanks to their leader, Prophet Shepherd Bushiri, who has challenged them with a whooping K50 million donation meant for business startups.

[Nyasa Times] Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) community in South Africa is all smiles, thanks to their leader, Prophet Shepherd Bushiri, who has challenged them with a whooping K50 million donation meant for business startups.

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ANC Leadership Race – Who Will Decide – Delegates, or a Judge?

[Daily Maverick] A quick look at recent comments by senior ANC leaders in the run-up to the party’s December conference will reveal how high the stakes are, and the sharpness of divisions. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa talks about state capture and …

[Daily Maverick] A quick look at recent comments by senior ANC leaders in the run-up to the party's December conference will reveal how high the stakes are, and the sharpness of divisions. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa talks about state capture and corruption, Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe suggests December is a "matter of life or death" for the party, while President Jacob Zuma has said that foreign forces tried to poison him, that witchcraft is keeping the DA in power in the Western Cape and that the youth must be

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Mine Bosses Vanish With U.S.$2,7 Million

[The Herald] Police have launched a manhunt for two senior officials from a local company, ASA Resource Group Plc, on allegations of defrauding Bindura Nickel Corporation Mine (Trojan Nickel Mine) in Bindura of more than $2,7 million. The two are Yim C…

[The Herald] Police have launched a manhunt for two senior officials from a local company, ASA Resource Group Plc, on allegations of defrauding Bindura Nickel Corporation Mine (Trojan Nickel Mine) in Bindura of more than $2,7 million. The two are Yim Chiu Kwan (63) and Yat Hoi Ning (61), who were ASA Resource Group's finance director and chief executive respectively.

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Hawks Investigating Missing Firearms

[SAnews.gov.za] Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has expressed dismay at reports that 33 firearms have disappeared from two police stations – the Bellville South and Mitchell’s Plain police stations in Cape Town.

[SAnews.gov.za] Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has expressed dismay at reports that 33 firearms have disappeared from two police stations - the Bellville South and Mitchell's Plain police stations in Cape Town.

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Industrials Heads to Dizzy Heights

[The Herald] The bull run on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange continued yesterday as the mainstream Industrials Index headed to dizzy heights scaling past the 300 level on sustained demand. By the close the main Industrials Index was up 14 points or 5 perce…

[The Herald] The bull run on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange continued yesterday as the mainstream Industrials Index headed to dizzy heights scaling past the 300 level on sustained demand. By the close the main Industrials Index was up 14 points or 5 percent to 301 in yesterday's trade taking its year to date gain to 108,28 percent. Market watchers contend that currency uncertainties and growing bank balances have driven demand, while money market investments continued to lose appeal as bank pay little or no interest at al

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Catholic Bishops Call for Inclusive Dialogue

[Iwacu] In a communiqué released on 10 September, Burundian catholic bishops call on Burundians to engage in an inclusive dialogue for the great interests of the nation to prevent war.

[Iwacu] In a communiqué released on 10 September, Burundian catholic bishops call on Burundians to engage in an inclusive dialogue for the great interests of the nation to prevent war.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Urban Pig Co-Operative Needs Land to Stay in Business

[GroundUp] Urban pig breeders in Port Elizabeth’s Motherwell township fear their project may fall apart because of insufficient land to grow their business. The members of the Zanempilo farming cooperative have small pigsties, constructed out of wooden…

[GroundUp] Urban pig breeders in Port Elizabeth's Motherwell township fear their project may fall apart because of insufficient land to grow their business. The members of the Zanempilo farming cooperative have small pigsties, constructed out of wooden boards and poles, dotted along the edge of a storm water drain filled with dirty water.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa