Iivula-Ithana, Ekandjo Announce Availability

[Namibian] Youth minister Jerry Ekandjo and home affairs minister Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana indicated today that they will be available for nomination for the party’s top positions at this weekend’s central committee meeting.

[Namibian] Youth minister Jerry Ekandjo and home affairs minister Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana indicated today that they will be available for nomination for the party's top positions at this weekend's central committee meeting.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Youth Urged On SDGs

[New Times] The Minister for Youth, Rosemary Mbabazi, has urged young Rwandans to see themselves as solution providers rather than sit back and only lament about problems in their communities and personal lives.

[New Times] The Minister for Youth, Rosemary Mbabazi, has urged young Rwandans to see themselves as solution providers rather than sit back and only lament about problems in their communities and personal lives.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Indigenous Minorities Want Fair Land Policies

[Monitor] Kampala -Indigenous minority groups (IMGs) in Uganda have challenged government to show willingness to address their longstanding grievances, key among them: unfair land distribution, lack of political participation and representation, inadeq…

[Monitor] Kampala -Indigenous minority groups (IMGs) in Uganda have challenged government to show willingness to address their longstanding grievances, key among them: unfair land distribution, lack of political participation and representation, inadequate access to basic health services, and cultural extinction.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

What Ugandans Think About Doctors’ Demands, Strike

[Monitor] As Uganda celebrated 55 years of independence early this week, medical doctors under their umbrella body Uganda Medical Association (UMA), voted to lay down their tools at all public hospitals at the beginning of November 2017 if government d…

[Monitor] As Uganda celebrated 55 years of independence early this week, medical doctors under their umbrella body Uganda Medical Association (UMA), voted to lay down their tools at all public hospitals at the beginning of November 2017 if government does not respond to their demands.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

FDC Supporters Launch Campaign Against Scrapping of Age Limit

[Monitor] Tororo -Supporters of Forum for Democratic change (FDC) in Bukedi region have launched a campaign to fight against the proposed amendment of Article 102 (b) which bars anyone above 75 or below 35 years of age from contesting for presidency.

[Monitor] Tororo -Supporters of Forum for Democratic change (FDC) in Bukedi region have launched a campaign to fight against the proposed amendment of Article 102 (b) which bars anyone above 75 or below 35 years of age from contesting for presidency.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Stock Exchange Market Cap Breaches U.S.$14 Billion

[The Source] The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange market capitalisation on Thursday reached $14,01 billion with market turnover amounting to $30,4 million, the highest daily turnover since 2014.

[The Source] The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange market capitalisation on Thursday reached $14,01 billion with market turnover amounting to $30,4 million, the highest daily turnover since 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Age Limit – One Arrested Over Attack On Pupils

[Monitor] Kampala -Kampala South Police Division headquarters (Katwe) have arrested one Isaac Mukwaya in connection with the recent beating of pupils of Winterland primary school in Kyebando in Kawempe Division.

[Monitor] Kampala -Kampala South Police Division headquarters (Katwe) have arrested one Isaac Mukwaya in connection with the recent beating of pupils of Winterland primary school in Kyebando in Kawempe Division.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

All Set for Gospel Musicians Seminar

[263Chat] Zingoma Gospel Hub, a social media conglomerate of gospel artists, will on 28 October 2017 hold a free gospel musicians seminar to address challenges faced by the artists.

[263Chat] Zingoma Gospel Hub, a social media conglomerate of gospel artists, will on 28 October 2017 hold a free gospel musicians seminar to address challenges faced by the artists.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

No Monkeypox Case Confirmed, Says Centre for Disease Control

[Nigeria Centre for Disease Control] Following the notification of a suspected monkeypox outbreak on the 22nd of September, 2017 in Bayelsa State, other suspected cases have been reported from six more States, bringing the total number of suspected cas…

[Nigeria Centre for Disease Control] Following the notification of a suspected monkeypox outbreak on the 22nd of September, 2017 in Bayelsa State, other suspected cases have been reported from six more States, bringing the total number of suspected cases so far to 31 across 7 States - Bayelsa, Rivers, Ekiti, Akwa Ibom, Lagos, Ogun and Cross River States. NO CASE HAS BEEN CONFIRMED but Samples have been collected from each suspected case for laboratory confirmation. Results are still awaited. So far, there have been no deaths recorded. It is u

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Law Firm Sues Sports Minister Hlongwane

[The Herald] A Harare law firm Maganga and Partners Legal Practitioners, which represented the Zimbabwe Football Association in its legal dispute with two former national team coaches is suing the Minister of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture Makhosi…

[The Herald] A Harare law firm Maganga and Partners Legal Practitioners, which represented the Zimbabwe Football Association in its legal dispute with two former national team coaches is suing the Minister of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture Makhosini Hlongwane over unpaid legal fees worth $17 800. The lawyers were instructed to file appeals with the Swiss-based Court of Arbitration for Sport when ZIFA was trying to fend off suits from ex-coaches Tom Sainfeit and Jose Valinhos Geoghini.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe