Council Must Do More to Contain Typhoid – Experts

[The Herald] Failure by Harare City Council to provide basic water and sanitation services to its residents is fuelling the outbreak of water borne diseases such as typhoid and cholera, health experts have said. Water-borne diseases, the experts said, …

[The Herald] Failure by Harare City Council to provide basic water and sanitation services to its residents is fuelling the outbreak of water borne diseases such as typhoid and cholera, health experts have said. Water-borne diseases, the experts said, were primitive in this era. As such, the specialists called for the city to venture into private partnerships with developmental partners in order to resuscitate infrastructure which is failing to cope with the growing population.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ahmed Kathrada – Exhibit A of the Values Imbued in South Africa’s Freedom Charter

[The Conversation Africa] Another South African legend has gone. Ahmed ‘Uncle Kathy’ Kathrada, an unassuming, quiet man who has left South Africans with a legacy that’s immediate, not historical.

[The Conversation Africa] Another South African legend has gone. Ahmed 'Uncle Kathy' Kathrada, an unassuming, quiet man who has left South Africans with a legacy that's immediate, not historical.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Hundreds At Burial of Woman Who Failed to Resurrect

[Nation] Hundreds of mourners in Embu Saturday attended the burial of a 38-year old musician whose husband caused a stir after storming a local mortuary to pray for her resurrection.

[Nation] Hundreds of mourners in Embu Saturday attended the burial of a 38-year old musician whose husband caused a stir after storming a local mortuary to pray for her resurrection.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ex MP Dies After Suffering Heart Attack

[Shabelle] A member of the 9th Somali Parliament Ali Cumar Nur has died Saturday after suffering a heart illness in Mogadishu. The MP passed away at Aden Adde International Airport in the morning from heart attack. He was on a flight to Nairobi for tre…

[Shabelle] A member of the 9th Somali Parliament Ali Cumar Nur has died Saturday after suffering a heart illness in Mogadishu. The MP passed away at Aden Adde International Airport in the morning from heart attack. He was on a flight to Nairobi for treatment, according to fellow lawmakers.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Cholera Spreads in Famine-Threatened Somalia

[Shabelle] The UN Children”s Fund (Unicef) reported today the increase to 18,400 cases of cholera and acute diarrheal diseases in Somalia this year, higher than the figure reported in 2016.

[Shabelle] The UN Children"s Fund (Unicef) reported today the increase to 18,400 cases of cholera and acute diarrheal diseases in Somalia this year, higher than the figure reported in 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

At Least Four AMISOM Soldiers Killed in IED Attack

[Shabelle] At least four AU peacekeepers are reported to have been killed in several blasts near Afgoye district in Lower Shabelle region on Saturday morning, residents and witnesses said.

[Shabelle] At least four AU peacekeepers are reported to have been killed in several blasts near Afgoye district in Lower Shabelle region on Saturday morning, residents and witnesses said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

National Gallery Marks 60 Years of Art

[The Herald] Officially opened in July 1957 the National Gallery of Zimbabwe quickly became a force to be reckoned with as it was renowned for being the best Gallery building in the world. The opening was broadcast by the BBC and a total of 181 press r…

[The Herald] Officially opened in July 1957 the National Gallery of Zimbabwe quickly became a force to be reckoned with as it was renowned for being the best Gallery building in the world. The opening was broadcast by the BBC and a total of 181 press reports on the Gallery appeared in local and international publications during its first year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

New Aid Corridor From Khartoum to Juba

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Sudan reports in its latest weekly bulletin that the Government of Sudan has opened a new corridor for humanitarian assistance from El Obeid in central Sudan…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Sudan reports in its latest weekly bulletin that the Government of Sudan has opened a new corridor for humanitarian assistance from El Obeid in central Sudan to Bentiu in South Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan