Tackling Depression Seriously

[Guardian] I look forward to a day when Nigerians start taking mental health seriously. I talked to a friend recently who was going through something profound and it got me thinking: One of the more serious aspects of mental health is depression and we…

[Guardian] I look forward to a day when Nigerians start taking mental health seriously. I talked to a friend recently who was going through something profound and it got me thinking: One of the more serious aspects of mental health is depression and we just don't seem ready to acknowledge it as a dangerous condition because it's easier to judge.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Story Behind Tsvangirai Passport Saga

[The Herald] The much-publicised fight over late MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai’s passport had to do with a trip to Germany where members of the politician’s family had booked an appointment with a prophet in a desperate attempt to save his life, Th…

[The Herald] The much-publicised fight over late MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai's passport had to do with a trip to Germany where members of the politician's family had booked an appointment with a prophet in a desperate attempt to save his life, The Herald can exclusively reveal.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Hard Work Pays for Artistic Duo

[The Herald] Artists and founders of Majikville Magazine Gabriel Chakanyuka and Nyasha Eugene Tendengu are enjoying the fruits of their hard work after launching a new magazine.

[The Herald] Artists and founders of Majikville Magazine Gabriel Chakanyuka and Nyasha Eugene Tendengu are enjoying the fruits of their hard work after launching a new magazine.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Betty Makaya Resurfaces

[The Herald] South Africa-based urban grooves musician Betty Makaya, who went into hibernation for some years, has broken the silence with a love single titled “It’s Complicated” as she seeks to revive her lost glory in music circles.

[The Herald] South Africa-based urban grooves musician Betty Makaya, who went into hibernation for some years, has broken the silence with a love single titled "It's Complicated" as she seeks to revive her lost glory in music circles.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Budget 2018 – Business Stoic While Labour Fumes

[Daily Maverick] Though much of the immediate response to Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s Budget focused on the impending pain for individual consumers, South African business and industry will also be affected: from setting up the systems to process …

[Daily Maverick] Though much of the immediate response to Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's Budget focused on the impending pain for individual consumers, South African business and industry will also be affected: from setting up the systems to process the VAT increase, to preparing for 2019's confirmed carbon taxes. Labour, meanwhile, has responded to the Budget with disappointment.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Insurrection As Hard Nut to Crack

[Daily Trust] Nerve-cracking and heart-rending internal insurrections around Nigeria have pepped up anxieties, pains and sorrows. It has intensified tensions, fear and a frightening feeling of insecurity among the citizenry. Nigeria had lived with this…

[Daily Trust] Nerve-cracking and heart-rending internal insurrections around Nigeria have pepped up anxieties, pains and sorrows. It has intensified tensions, fear and a frightening feeling of insecurity among the citizenry. Nigeria had lived with this sickening bug and internal servitude for years.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Carving Economic Identities Essential for Smaller Farmers

[The Herald] While billions of dollars have gone into African agriculture, smallholder farmers and other food producers are yet to be characterised and structured in ways that give them a recognisable economic identity.

[The Herald] While billions of dollars have gone into African agriculture, smallholder farmers and other food producers are yet to be characterised and structured in ways that give them a recognisable economic identity.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Eastern Province Eases Access to Fertiliser, Seeds

[New Times] Asteria Uwamahoro, 42, a resident of Muyumbu Sector in Eastern Province’s Rwamagana District, recalls how she wanted fertilisers from agro-dealers but couldn’t afford to pay for the input in cash.

[New Times] Asteria Uwamahoro, 42, a resident of Muyumbu Sector in Eastern Province's Rwamagana District, recalls how she wanted fertilisers from agro-dealers but couldn't afford to pay for the input in cash.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda