African parliamentarians pledge support to harness the demographic dividend for the development of the continent

[UNFPA in WCA] INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF PARLIAMENTARY NETWORKS ON POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT ON THE THEME DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDEND AND AFRICA’S DEVELOPMENT NOVEMBER 24 TO 26, 2016, DAKAR, SENEGAL

[UNFPA in WCA] INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF PARLIAMENTARY NETWORKS ON POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT ON THE THEME DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDEND AND AFRICA'S DEVELOPMENT NOVEMBER 24 TO 26, 2016, DAKAR, SENEGAL

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

What Others Say – Unravelling the AU Chieftain Election

[Citizen] With Kenya’s Foreign minister Amina Mohamed now in the hunt to become the African Union Commission chief when the African leaders vote again at the end of January, and the EAC backing her, it is time to check in with the state of the race.

[Citizen] With Kenya's Foreign minister Amina Mohamed now in the hunt to become the African Union Commission chief when the African leaders vote again at the end of January, and the EAC backing her, it is time to check in with the state of the race.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sir Anerood Announces Elaboration of a National Drug Control Master Plan

[Government of Mauritius] The Prime Minister’s Office will approach the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime with a view to elaborating a National Drug Control Master Plan, the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, replied in the National Assembly …

[Government of Mauritius] The Prime Minister's Office will approach the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime with a view to elaborating a National Drug Control Master Plan, the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, replied in the National Assembly on 29 November 2016 to a Parliamentary Question relating to minors arrested in connection to drug dealing/trafficking and other drug related offences.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Tanzania Needs Sh830 Billion for ARVs

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government needs over $382 million (about Sh830 billion) until December, 2017 to fund its ambitious plan of putting over 1.4 million Tanzanians living with HIV on life-long ARVs regardless of their CD4 cell count.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government needs over $382 million (about Sh830 billion) until December, 2017 to fund its ambitious plan of putting over 1.4 million Tanzanians living with HIV on life-long ARVs regardless of their CD4 cell count.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Dump Utopian Ideas

[Financial Gazette] LABOUR and Social Services Minister, Prisca Mupfumira, announced last week that Cabinet had approved the establishment of a National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in order to enhance access to health by the generality of our popula…

[Financial Gazette] LABOUR and Social Services Minister, Prisca Mupfumira, announced last week that Cabinet had approved the establishment of a National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in order to enhance access to health by the generality of our population.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Chaka Chaka Records for W/Bay Charity

[New Era] Award-winning South African songstress and Unicef Goodwill Ambassador, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, is currently recording a song in Walvis Bay with the Walvis Sunshine Centre that cares for 108 disabled and mentally challenged children.

[New Era] Award-winning South African songstress and Unicef Goodwill Ambassador, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, is currently recording a song in Walvis Bay with the Walvis Sunshine Centre that cares for 108 disabled and mentally challenged children.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Work On Tanzania-Uganda Pipeline Starts

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The work towards the construction of a crude oil pipeline between Uganda and Tanzania is officially on, with project the developers inviting reputable contractors to undertake a social and resettlement plan.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The work towards the construction of a crude oil pipeline between Uganda and Tanzania is officially on, with project the developers inviting reputable contractors to undertake a social and resettlement plan.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

How 27 Students Were Expelled Over Sodomy

[Daily Trust] Katsina -A failed attempt by a senior male student of the Science and Technical College Ingawa, Katsina State, to rape his junior has created unease among parents and guardians.

[Daily Trust] Katsina -A failed attempt by a senior male student of the Science and Technical College Ingawa, Katsina State, to rape his junior has created unease among parents and guardians.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria