Escom to Disconnect Electricity From Disaster Prone Areas – Council

[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu -The Mzuzu City Council (MCC) has warned residents who are refusing to move out of disaster prone areas that they will be disconnected from essential utilities like electricity and water.

[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu -The Mzuzu City Council (MCC) has warned residents who are refusing to move out of disaster prone areas that they will be disconnected from essential utilities like electricity and water.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Failed Banks – Depositors’ Claims On Ndic Exceed N100b

[Guardian] The Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) said it has paid more than N100 billion to depositors of liquidated Deposit Money Banks in the country till date.

[Guardian] The Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) said it has paid more than N100 billion to depositors of liquidated Deposit Money Banks in the country till date.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tuku Scoops Top Continental Award

[The Herald] Music superstar Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi is on cloud nine after scooping the African Legend Award at the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) held over the weekend at Eko Convention Centre in Lagos Nigeria.

[The Herald] Music superstar Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi is on cloud nine after scooping the African Legend Award at the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) held over the weekend at Eko Convention Centre in Lagos Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Financial Worries May Massively Raise Heart Attack Risk

[Guardian] New research due to be presented at the 18th Annual Congress of the South African Heart Association shows that financial stress may increase the risk of a heart attack by 13-fold, and work stress by almost six times.

[Guardian] New research due to be presented at the 18th Annual Congress of the South African Heart Association shows that financial stress may increase the risk of a heart attack by 13-fold, and work stress by almost six times.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mother Lives in Fear After Gang Raided Home, Left Family for Dead

[Nation] One night in March this year, 22-year-old Rose Kuraru was in her Manyatta, heavily pregnant, squatting by the fire as she made supper for her family. Her children were playing nearby, patiently waiting for the evening meal.

[Nation] One night in March this year, 22-year-old Rose Kuraru was in her Manyatta, heavily pregnant, squatting by the fire as she made supper for her family. Her children were playing nearby, patiently waiting for the evening meal.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S. Non-Committal on Odinga’s Election Concerns

[Nation] The State Department’s top Africa official has declined to say whether the US accepts or disputes Raila Odinga’s contention of rigging and unfairness in Kenya’s presidential election process.

[Nation] The State Department's top Africa official has declined to say whether the US accepts or disputes Raila Odinga's contention of rigging and unfairness in Kenya's presidential election process.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya