Soaring Health Costs – Poor Caught in Death Trap

[Zimbabwe Independent] It is hard to imagine the country’s health services were once free. However, 37 years after then Prime Minister Robert Mugabe at Independence in 1980 promised people free access to healthcare, millions of Zimbabweans can no longe…

[Zimbabwe Independent] It is hard to imagine the country's health services were once free. However, 37 years after then Prime Minister Robert Mugabe at Independence in 1980 promised people free access to healthcare, millions of Zimbabweans can no longer afford basic medical remedy due to high treatment costs. Even public health institutions are now in intensive care.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Weeping Prisoner Cries Self to Freedom

[Premium Times] Ikechukwu Emmanuel, an inmate of Keffi Medium Security Prisons in Keffi in Nasarawa State, cried himself to freedom on Friday through the help of Prisons Officers Wives Association (PROWA).

[Premium Times] Ikechukwu Emmanuel, an inmate of Keffi Medium Security Prisons in Keffi in Nasarawa State, cried himself to freedom on Friday through the help of Prisons Officers Wives Association (PROWA).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Opposition Leader Blames Refugee Crisis On Museveni

[Monitor] Kampala -Opposition leader Kizza Besigye has warned the international community against lavishing President Museveni with praise over his handling of refugee issues, but instead called for scrutiny of his military adventures in neighbouring c…

[Monitor] Kampala -Opposition leader Kizza Besigye has warned the international community against lavishing President Museveni with praise over his handling of refugee issues, but instead called for scrutiny of his military adventures in neighbouring countries, saying they trigger instability.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Amnesty Calls for Justice for Rights Violations

[Lesotho Times] Global human rights watchdog Amnesty International has called on the incoming Thomas Thabane-led coalition government to “act swiftly” to ensure accountability for past human rights violations.

[Lesotho Times] Global human rights watchdog Amnesty International has called on the incoming Thomas Thabane-led coalition government to "act swiftly" to ensure accountability for past human rights violations.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

President Kenyatta Tells Opposition to Stop Inciting Kenyans

[Kenya Presidency] President Uhuru Kenyatta wrapped up his tour of the vote-rich Rift Valley today by addressing a huge rally at Bomet Stadium where he cautioned opposition supporters against listening to the messages of hate and division spread by the…

[Kenya Presidency] President Uhuru Kenyatta wrapped up his tour of the vote-rich Rift Valley today by addressing a huge rally at Bomet Stadium where he cautioned opposition supporters against listening to the messages of hate and division spread by their leaders.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Zuma Tells Young People – Education Is Your Future

[SAnews.gov.za] Tshing -South Africa’s youth who gathered in the North West province for this year’s Youth Month celebrations on Friday have supported the call by President Jacob Zuma to place education at the forefront of their lives.

[SAnews.gov.za] Tshing -South Africa's youth who gathered in the North West province for this year's Youth Month celebrations on Friday have supported the call by President Jacob Zuma to place education at the forefront of their lives.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

1976 Heroes Remembered

[SAnews.gov.za] Tshing -South Africa’s youth on Friday paid tribute to their counterparts of 1976 who fought against a brutal apartheid system and played a major role in the country’s liberation.

[SAnews.gov.za] Tshing -South Africa's youth on Friday paid tribute to their counterparts of 1976 who fought against a brutal apartheid system and played a major role in the country's liberation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The ANC Is Like an Animal That Is Kicking Hardest Before Death – Maimane

[News24Wire] The ANC is in its death throes while the DA is the party that will lead the country into the future, Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane said on Friday.

[News24Wire] The ANC is in its death throes while the DA is the party that will lead the country into the future, Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa