Making Circumcision Safer for Young Men With Bleeding Disorders

[The Conversation Africa] Circumcision is the oldest and most frequent surgical procedure in the world. In some cultures, it marks a clear break from childhood to adulthood. But, reports of young men dying during traditional initiation rites due to spo…

[The Conversation Africa] Circumcision is the oldest and most frequent surgical procedure in the world. In some cultures, it marks a clear break from childhood to adulthood. But, reports of young men dying during traditional initiation rites due to spontaneous bleeding are devastating. The Conversation Africa's Health and Medicine Editor Joy Wanja Muraya asked Dr Peter Kibet Shikuku for his views on a safe circumcision programme in Kenya for boys with haemophilia - a bleeding disorder.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Man Absolves NPA for Any Mishaps If ‘Killer Wife’ Allowed Back Home

[News24Wire] A Cape Town man who was allegedly the target of a planned hit by his wife does not believe he would be in any danger should she be allowed back home for the duration of her trial.

[News24Wire] A Cape Town man who was allegedly the target of a planned hit by his wife does not believe he would be in any danger should she be allowed back home for the duration of her trial.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Former Radio One News Anchor, Penny Tinditina Succumbs to Lung Cancer

[Monitor] Until midday, Brenda Zobbo had not heard about Penny Tinditina’s passing. The shock on hearing the news took her aback. “What????? When? I had no idea, oh Lord,” she responded, visibly in shock.

[Monitor] Until midday, Brenda Zobbo had not heard about Penny Tinditina's passing. The shock on hearing the news took her aback. "What????? When? I had no idea, oh Lord," she responded, visibly in shock.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nigeria Customs Rejigs Management – Redeploys 48 Comptrollers

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Customs Service on Thursday announced a major re-shuffle of its management, as the Comptroller-General, Hameed Ali, approved the immediate redeployment of 48 Comptrollers of the Service.

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Customs Service on Thursday announced a major re-shuffle of its management, as the Comptroller-General, Hameed Ali, approved the immediate redeployment of 48 Comptrollers of the Service.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘We’ve Got to Move On’ Police Minister Tells Protesters

[News24Wire] Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula said the decision over the Vuwani demarcation has been made and cannot be reversed; protest action must end and pave way for peace.

[News24Wire] Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula said the decision over the Vuwani demarcation has been made and cannot be reversed; protest action must end and pave way for peace.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Governor Orders Arrest of Contractor for Poor Construction of N200 Million Road

[Premium Times] The Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has ordered the arrest of a contractor for failing to execute a road project according to specifications after collecting N200 million mobilisation fee.

[Premium Times] The Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has ordered the arrest of a contractor for failing to execute a road project according to specifications after collecting N200 million mobilisation fee.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Charges Withdrawn Against Three Suspected Cape Town Club Shooters

[News24Wire] Charges of attempted murder against three suspects arrested in connection with a shooting at an upmarket Camps Bay club have been withdrawn, police confirmed on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Charges of attempted murder against three suspects arrested in connection with a shooting at an upmarket Camps Bay club have been withdrawn, police confirmed on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Radical Economic Transformation Should Be About Building a More Equal Society

[Daily Maverick] This is a critical moment in the development of our young democracy. Our economy is currently under great strain, affected by both global and domestic pressures and by the lasting structural constraints of the apartheid economy. By CYR…

[Daily Maverick] This is a critical moment in the development of our young democracy. Our economy is currently under great strain, affected by both global and domestic pressures and by the lasting structural constraints of the apartheid economy. By CYRIL RAMAPHOSA.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa