Striking Kilifi Nurses Now Get Their Allowances

[Nation] The Kilifi County government has started paying allowances to striking nurses, eliciting hopes that services will resume in public hospitals that had been deserted because of the work boycott.

[Nation] The Kilifi County government has started paying allowances to striking nurses, eliciting hopes that services will resume in public hospitals that had been deserted because of the work boycott.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Britain Pledges Extra U.S.$250 Million to Fight Famine in Somalia

[Shabelle] Britain will provide additional aid money to South Sudan, where famine has been declared in parts of the country, and to Somalia, where there is a credible risk of famine, the government said on Wednesday.

[Shabelle] Britain will provide additional aid money to South Sudan, where famine has been declared in parts of the country, and to Somalia, where there is a credible risk of famine, the government said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Man Gags, Anally Rapes Step-Daughters, Wife Helps Him to ‘Conceal’ the Crime

[New Zimbabwe] A 34-year-old man has appeared in court for raping his two step daughters and in some occasions having anal sex with them and infecting them with a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STI).

[New Zimbabwe] A 34-year-old man has appeared in court for raping his two step daughters and in some occasions having anal sex with them and infecting them with a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STI).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Modest but Positive Growth for Country in 2017

[News24Wire] The South African economy is expected to grow by 1.3% in 2017, compared to last year’s modest 0.5%, said Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in the 2017 Budget Overview.

[News24Wire] The South African economy is expected to grow by 1.3% in 2017, compared to last year's modest 0.5%, said Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in the 2017 Budget Overview.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Agriculture to Assist in SA’s GDP Growth – Treasury

[News24Wire] The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is set to play a crucial role in the growth of the country’s gross domestic product, according to the 2017 Budget Speech.

[News24Wire] The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is set to play a crucial role in the growth of the country's gross domestic product, according to the 2017 Budget Speech.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Harare Residents Find Ingenious New Ways to Survive

[GroundUp] As Zimbabwe’s economy falters, some residents of Harare have found ingenious ways to survive. From petrol station attendants who help customers get precious cash, to street people who sell places in bank queues and nurses who treat patients …

[GroundUp] As Zimbabwe's economy falters, some residents of Harare have found ingenious ways to survive. From petrol station attendants who help customers get precious cash, to street people who sell places in bank queues and nurses who treat patients in their cars, hard-pressed Zimbabweans have found solutions to the crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tax On Sugary Beverages to Be Implemented On Legal Nod

[News24Wire] Government proposes to implement a tax on sugary beverages as soon as the necessary legislation is approved by Parliament and signed by the president, according to the Budget Review.

[News24Wire] Government proposes to implement a tax on sugary beverages as soon as the necessary legislation is approved by Parliament and signed by the president, according to the Budget Review.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa