Scientific Rocks Afrimma

[Observer] The African Muzik Magazine awards (AFRIMMA) might have come to an end with splendid performances from the likes of Diamond Platinumz, Tiwa Savage and a host of other top-rated African acts, but it was Scientific’s performances that stole the…

[Observer] The African Muzik Magazine awards (AFRIMMA) might have come to an end with splendid performances from the likes of Diamond Platinumz, Tiwa Savage and a host of other top-rated African acts, but it was Scientific's performances that stole the show, an experience that will be etched on the minds of everyone at the show.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Free Breast Cancer Screening On Cards

[The Herald] The Anglican parish of St James in Warren Park, Harare, will host a free breast cancer screening day on Saturday as part of the country’s October breast cancer awareness campaign. The screening will be done during the parish’s medical outr…

[The Herald] The Anglican parish of St James in Warren Park, Harare, will host a free breast cancer screening day on Saturday as part of the country's October breast cancer awareness campaign. The screening will be done during the parish's medical outreach aimed at providing free medical treatment to Harare citizens. The medical outreach will be running under the theme "St James Warren Park responds to human need by loving service".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Drought is Good for Business

[Deutsche Welle] Africa’s drought crisis has hit Kenya and numerous schools have had to stop providing free food to their pupils. This is not only due to crop failures but also greedy profiteers.

[Deutsche Welle] Africa's drought crisis has hit Kenya and numerous schools have had to stop providing free food to their pupils. This is not only due to crop failures but also greedy profiteers.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Unrest a Test for West African Leaders

[IRIN] Political violence in Togo claimed more victims this week. On Wednesday at least four people were shot dead in clashes between security forces and protestors in the West African country’s two biggest cities. On Tuesday, two soldiers and a teenag…

[IRIN] Political violence in Togo claimed more victims this week. On Wednesday at least four people were shot dead in clashes between security forces and protestors in the West African country's two biggest cities. On Tuesday, two soldiers and a teenager died. The deaths came amid unrest following the arrest of an imam with close ties to the opposition, and against a backdrop of months of anti-government protests.

source: AllAfrica News: Togo

Barclays Leaders Key to Transition – Mandiwanza

[Financial Gazette] British lender Barclays Plc last week concluded the disposal of its Zimbabwean unit to Malawi’s FMB Capital Holdings (FMBCH) after it was given the greenlight by regulatory authorities to sell 81 percent of its shares in Afcarme, th…

[Financial Gazette] British lender Barclays Plc last week concluded the disposal of its Zimbabwean unit to Malawi's FMB Capital Holdings (FMBCH) after it was given the greenlight by regulatory authorities to sell 81 percent of its shares in Afcarme, the majority shareholder of Barclays Bank Zimbabwe (BBZ). Barclays Plc will retain 19 percent shareholding in Afcarme for a period of up to three years, giving FMBCH an effective 42,7 percent shareholding in BBZ, with Barclays Plc retaining an effective 10 percent ownership. The f

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Dismisses Military Involvement in Monkeypox Vaccination

[Guardian] The Federal Government has refuted insinuations that the military was vaccinating to spread the monkey pox virus nationwide. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, who made the clarification yesterday in Abuja, declared that the military was…

[Guardian] The Federal Government has refuted insinuations that the military was vaccinating to spread the monkey pox virus nationwide. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, who made the clarification yesterday in Abuja, declared that the military was only carrying out a campaign to win the hearts of Nigerians through one of its numerous outreaches, even as the virus reportedly spreads to 11 states with 74 suspected cases.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Muharukua Died On Battlefield – Geingob

[New Era] Windhoek -When the late governor of Kunene Region Angelika Muharukua died in Windhoek nearly three weeks ago, she was on an official mission to brief the government on her activities in the region and seek guidance on what was to be done furt…

[New Era] Windhoek -When the late governor of Kunene Region Angelika Muharukua died in Windhoek nearly three weeks ago, she was on an official mission to brief the government on her activities in the region and seek guidance on what was to be done further, President Hage Geingob revealed yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Rumphi District Council Ushers in New Chair and Deputy

[Malawi News Agency] Rumphi -The newly elected chairperson for Rumphi District Council, Fedwin Chakaka Nyirenda, has pledged to work towards reducing corruption and improving transparency and accountability to spur the district’s development.

[Malawi News Agency] Rumphi -The newly elected chairperson for Rumphi District Council, Fedwin Chakaka Nyirenda, has pledged to work towards reducing corruption and improving transparency and accountability to spur the district's development.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi