Group Endorses Peer Support Groups in Diabetes Fight

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Community Against Diabetes and Hypertension (CADH) Board Chairperson Dr. Isaac Chirwa has said patient peer support groups are the best way to deal with chronic illnesses especially non communicable diseases including dia…

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Community Against Diabetes and Hypertension (CADH) Board Chairperson Dr. Isaac Chirwa has said patient peer support groups are the best way to deal with chronic illnesses especially non communicable diseases including diabetes.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Schweppes Partner Alliance for Smiles to Offer Free Cleft Lip Surgery

[263Chat] Schweppes Holdings Africa Limited in July, partnered Alliance for Smiles (AfS) to offer free cleft lip and palate surgical operations to over 80 patients at Chitungwiza Central Hospital.

[263Chat] Schweppes Holdings Africa Limited in July, partnered Alliance for Smiles (AfS) to offer free cleft lip and palate surgical operations to over 80 patients at Chitungwiza Central Hospital.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Geingob Reiterates Call for UN Reforms

[New Era] Windhoek -President Hage Geingob has called on the United Nations (UN) to shun the culture of exclusivity and to embrace inclusivity at the highest levels by working on a plan to make the world body more reflective of the changing geopolitica…

[New Era] Windhoek -President Hage Geingob has called on the United Nations (UN) to shun the culture of exclusivity and to embrace inclusivity at the highest levels by working on a plan to make the world body more reflective of the changing geopolitical landscape.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Press Council Head Slams ANC Plan for Media Appeals Tribunal

[News24Wire] Press Council executive director Joe Thloloe has laid into the idea of a Media Appeals Tribunal, saying an eventual Constitutional Court battle will be a waste of taxpayers’ money.

[News24Wire] Press Council executive director Joe Thloloe has laid into the idea of a Media Appeals Tribunal, saying an eventual Constitutional Court battle will be a waste of taxpayers' money.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Capital Firm Makes First Investment

[The Herald] Vakayi Capital, a venture capital firm, has availed about $400 000 to Homelux Property Development which will go towards the development of residential stands in Tynwald Harare. Vakayi is an SME-focused fund which was established last year…

[The Herald] Vakayi Capital, a venture capital firm, has availed about $400 000 to Homelux Property Development which will go towards the development of residential stands in Tynwald Harare. Vakayi is an SME-focused fund which was established last year. It has to date been supported by the Dutch Good Growth Fund (DGGF), a Dutch government initiative investing in fund managers in emerging and frontier markets and Capria, an investment firm based in Seattle, US. Vakayi was one of three funds selected out of over 60 to be

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Black Opal Beauty Pageant Preparations Gather Momentum

[The Herald] Preparations for this year’s edition of the popular beauty pageant, Black Opal Face of Zimbabwe (Bofoz) are at an advanced stage with 12 contestants vying for the much coveted crown set for September 30 at Zimbali Gardens. As preparations …

[The Herald] Preparations for this year's edition of the popular beauty pageant, Black Opal Face of Zimbabwe (Bofoz) are at an advanced stage with 12 contestants vying for the much coveted crown set for September 30 at Zimbali Gardens. As preparations for the event intensify, the finalists were in boot camp over the weekend at the Tree of Life. In an interview, event spokesperson Mr Tanaka Ngorora said there was high morale in the camp as the ladies gear up for the grand finale.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

U.S.$300 More Bond Notes to Hit Market

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has secured close to $1 billion in facilities to ease foreign currency shortages, while it has selectively increased export incentives as part of efforts to stimulate production. RBZ governor Dr John Mang…

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has secured close to $1 billion in facilities to ease foreign currency shortages, while it has selectively increased export incentives as part of efforts to stimulate production. RBZ governor Dr John Mangudya yesterday emphasised in his Mid-Term Monetary Policy Statement that focusing on foreign exchange generation and the production of goods and services was essential. He described foreign exchange as a critical factor of production, especially under the multi-currency r

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Elections Are Much More Than Just a Ruthless Game of Thrones

[The Conversation Africa] The threat of controversy and unrest looms over Kenya’s elections, which will be held on 8 August. Incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta is ahead by a whisker in the most recent opinion poll. His main challenger, Raila Odinga, ha…

[The Conversation Africa] The threat of controversy and unrest looms over Kenya's elections, which will be held on 8 August. Incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta is ahead by a whisker in the most recent opinion poll. His main challenger, Raila Odinga, has repeatedly alleged that Kenyatta plans to rig the elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Attack on Bus Convoy Kills 6

[VOA] Witnesses and military officials in South Sudan said at least six people were killed in an attack Wednesday on a bus convoy traveling between Juba, the capital, and Nimule, on the country’s southern border with Uganda.

[VOA] Witnesses and military officials in South Sudan said at least six people were killed in an attack Wednesday on a bus convoy traveling between Juba, the capital, and Nimule, on the country's southern border with Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Rep. Candidate Claims Slow Development

[New Dawn] Montserrado County Electoral District # 11 representative candidate Madam Nyenekon Beauty Barcon has descended on incumbent district Rep. Gabriel Nyenkan over alleged slow development that she claims results from the incumbent’s inaccessibil…

[New Dawn] Montserrado County Electoral District # 11 representative candidate Madam Nyenekon Beauty Barcon has descended on incumbent district Rep. Gabriel Nyenkan over alleged slow development that she claims results from the incumbent's inaccessibility.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia