Can the New Federation of Trade Unions Break the Mould?

[The Conversation Africa] The newly launched trade union grouping in South Africa – the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) – promises to be a voice for the growing numbers of unorganised and marginalised workers in the country. But, as th…

[The Conversation Africa] The newly launched trade union grouping in South Africa - the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) - promises to be a voice for the growing numbers of unorganised and marginalised workers in the country. But, as the secretary of the South African Informal Traders Alliance warned delegates,

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South Africa’s ANC Can Stay a Liberation Movement and Govern Well

[The Conversation Africa] The African National Congress (ANC), South Africa’s governing party, is weakening. It has recently committed some terrible mistakes in government.

[The Conversation Africa] The African National Congress (ANC), South Africa's governing party, is weakening. It has recently committed some terrible mistakes in government.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

International Malaria Day Observed

[Shabait] Asmara -The International Malaria Day was observed yesterday under the theme “Preventing Malaria: Let’s Ensure Our Health”. The event was held in Embadorho at national level.

[Shabait] Asmara -The International Malaria Day was observed yesterday under the theme "Preventing Malaria: Let's Ensure Our Health". The event was held in Embadorho at national level.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Public Awareness for Effective Vaccination Program

[Shabait] Asmara -The Ministry of Health stressed the need for public awareness towards effective vaccination program. The head of the program in the Ministry, Mr. Tedros Yihdego, said that effective vaccination program could not be attained short of a…

[Shabait] Asmara -The Ministry of Health stressed the need for public awareness towards effective vaccination program. The head of the program in the Ministry, Mr. Tedros Yihdego, said that effective vaccination program could not be attained short of active public participation. He further indicated that the commitment of health professionals and village health committees are imperative for satisfactory health service in remote areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Mother and Child Health Service

[Shabait] Asmara -The health committees in all administrative areas in Nakfa sub-zone are exerting satisfactory effort in ensuring mother and child health, stated Nurse Mihreteab Asgedom, Administrator of Nakfa Hospital.

[Shabait] Asmara -The health committees in all administrative areas in Nakfa sub-zone are exerting satisfactory effort in ensuring mother and child health, stated Nurse Mihreteab Asgedom, Administrator of Nakfa Hospital.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Supporters Injured in Mugabe’s Fractured Party

[CAJ News] Harare -Pro-democracy groups have slammed the intervention by the military in the skirmishes from the infighting rocking Zimbabwe’s ruling party ahead of next year’s elections. The raging political disputes within President Robert Mugabe’s Z…

[CAJ News] Harare -Pro-democracy groups have slammed the intervention by the military in the skirmishes from the infighting rocking Zimbabwe's ruling party ahead of next year's elections. The raging political disputes within President Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF have become violent of late and left three people suffering broken limbs in Harare. Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko, who is also the minister for national healing and reconciliation, has called on the military to intervene, much to the concern of rights groups. The Zim

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

UN Workers Caught in Sudan Crossfire

[CAJ News] THE United Nations is worried at the ethnic clashes in central Sudan, where its workers have been caught in the crossfire. The conflict is most severe in the Abyei region, established in 2005 at the end of the second Sudan civil war. Armed e…

[CAJ News] THE United Nations is worried at the ethnic clashes in central Sudan, where its workers have been caught in the crossfire. The conflict is most severe in the Abyei region, established in 2005 at the end of the second Sudan civil war. Armed elements from rival ethnic groups and the proliferation of illegal arms have been commonplace in recent months amid fights over territories. Ceasefire agreements reached in 2011 have not yielded results, bringing about the intervention of the United Nations Interim Secur

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan