Clinical Trial Looks to Cut Heart Disease in HIV Positive People

[The Conversation Africa] Scientists are embarking on a massive clinical trial to test a drug to reduce the chances of people living with HIV developing heart diseases and suffering from heart-related illnesses like strokes. The trial is being launched…

[The Conversation Africa] Scientists are embarking on a massive clinical trial to test a drug to reduce the chances of people living with HIV developing heart diseases and suffering from heart-related illnesses like strokes. The trial is being launched in South Africa but will span four ccntinents and involve 6,500 participants. The Conversation Africa's health and medicine editor Candice Bailey asked Carl Dieffenbach and Gita Ramjee to explain the significance of the trial.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Jonathan Not Asking Sheriff, Makarfi to Resign – Adeniran

[Daily Trust] A former ?Minister of Education and member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees (BoT), Professor Tunde Adeniran, has said that ex-president Goodluck Jonathan has no interest in presiding over the party’s national conven…

[Daily Trust] A former ?Minister of Education and member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees (BoT), Professor Tunde Adeniran, has said that ex-president Goodluck Jonathan has no interest in presiding over the party's national convention but aims at ensuring that the leadership crisis within the party is resolved amicably.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hichilema Blames Pres. Lungu Over OYDC Stampede Resulting in 8 Death

[Zambia Reports] Opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has blamed President Edgar Lungu and the ruling party over the stampede that has led to eight deaths at the Olympic Youth Development Centre in Lusaka.

[Zambia Reports] Opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has blamed President Edgar Lungu and the ruling party over the stampede that has led to eight deaths at the Olympic Youth Development Centre in Lusaka.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Apostle Suleman’s Wife Addresses Stephanie Otobo in New Video

[Premium Times] Lizy Suleman, wife of the senior pastor of Omega Fire Ministry, Johnson Suleman, has addressed the alleged sex scandal involving her husband and a lady named Stephanie Otobo.

[Premium Times] Lizy Suleman, wife of the senior pastor of Omega Fire Ministry, Johnson Suleman, has addressed the alleged sex scandal involving her husband and a lady named Stephanie Otobo.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fuel Shortage in Bujumbura City

[Iwacu] Bujumbura residents say fuel is increasingly becoming scarce in the capital city. They fear that the situation may get worse. Some service stations were not distributing fuel yesterday.

[Iwacu] Bujumbura residents say fuel is increasingly becoming scarce in the capital city. They fear that the situation may get worse. Some service stations were not distributing fuel yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Mogadishu Fire Dept Chief Resigns Over Bakara Inferno

[Dalsan Radio] Abdullahi Mohamed Abdullahi the Head of Fire Department in Banaadir region has resigned over delayed salaries for employees and controversy over the recent fire that gutted down a section of Mogadishu’s largest market Bakaara.

[Dalsan Radio] Abdullahi Mohamed Abdullahi the Head of Fire Department in Banaadir region has resigned over delayed salaries for employees and controversy over the recent fire that gutted down a section of Mogadishu's largest market Bakaara.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

NASA Sees Powerful Tropical Cyclone Enawo Threatening Madagascar

[NASA] Tropical Cyclone Enawo has continued to intensify while moving toward Madagascar. NASA’s Aqua satellite showed the development of an eye, while the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM found heavy rainfall in the storm.

[NASA] Tropical Cyclone Enawo has continued to intensify while moving toward Madagascar. NASA's Aqua satellite showed the development of an eye, while the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM found heavy rainfall in the storm.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar