Wetlands Pose Flood Risk in Burundi, Experts Warn

[Iwacu] Ministry of Environment, Water and Urban Planning calls for wetlands protection program to counter twin threats of agriculture and urbanization. Burundi’s wetlands could cause widespread flooding if not better managed”, the Director General of …

[Iwacu] Ministry of Environment, Water and Urban Planning calls for wetlands protection program to counter twin threats of agriculture and urbanization. Burundi's wetlands could cause widespread flooding if not better managed", the Director General of water, Emmanuel Ndorimana says.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Zone 7 Farmers Hope Still Alive

[Botswana Daily News] Bobonong -Central District veterinary officer, Dr Jaone Sebina, has assured Zone 7 farmers of the possibility of selling their cattle in the European Union (EU) market.

[Botswana Daily News] Bobonong -Central District veterinary officer, Dr Jaone Sebina, has assured Zone 7 farmers of the possibility of selling their cattle in the European Union (EU) market.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

President Khama Hails Farmers

[Botswana Daily News] Mosinki -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has said farming communities just like residents in towns and villages deserve to be appreciated for their efforts.

[Botswana Daily News] Mosinki -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has said farming communities just like residents in towns and villages deserve to be appreciated for their efforts.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Govt Should Resolve Doctors’ Strike

[HRW] “I am staring death in the face. We are dying one by one,” Rose Adhiambo told us. “My friend, a cancer patient like me, was buried today. I am stuck in this private hospital now with bills that I cannot pay.”

[HRW] "I am staring death in the face. We are dying one by one," Rose Adhiambo told us. "My friend, a cancer patient like me, was buried today. I am stuck in this private hospital now with bills that I cannot pay."

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

God Told Me I’ll Be President One Day, Says Fayose

[Leadership] Ekiti State governor and chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors’ forum, Mr Ayodele Fayose has declared that he will one day become the president of Nigeria .

[Leadership] Ekiti State governor and chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors' forum, Mr Ayodele Fayose has declared that he will one day become the president of Nigeria .

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Defective Cameras Stall Voter Registration

[Observer] The Chairman of the National Elections Commission, Cllr. Jerome G. Korkoyah, has expressed frustration with news that several of the cameras that are being used in the ongoing voter registration (VR) exercise are defective.

[Observer] The Chairman of the National Elections Commission, Cllr. Jerome G. Korkoyah, has expressed frustration with news that several of the cameras that are being used in the ongoing voter registration (VR) exercise are defective.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

The Cancer Burden That Dar Carries

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A new database shows that Dar es Salaam carries the biggest burden of cancer compared to any other region in the country. At least 5,529 cancer cases were recorded at the Dar es Salaam-based Ocean Road Cancer Institute (ORCI) l…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A new database shows that Dar es Salaam carries the biggest burden of cancer compared to any other region in the country. At least 5,529 cancer cases were recorded at the Dar es Salaam-based Ocean Road Cancer Institute (ORCI) last year alone.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Salvage Mission – ANC’s Search for a Rescue Plan in Its Year of Reckoning

[Daily Maverick] Aside from President Jacob Zuma, there are not many people who will claim that all is well in the ANC. The results of last year’s local government elections forced the ANC to confront the possibility that it might lose power in 2019. T…

[Daily Maverick] Aside from President Jacob Zuma, there are not many people who will claim that all is well in the ANC. The results of last year's local government elections forced the ANC to confront the possibility that it might lose power in 2019. There has since been an array of interventions to deal with the crisis. From holding a national consultative conference (NCC), asking the ANC national executive committee (NEC) to step down, forcing Zuma to leave office and giving greater powers to ANC branches, there are plen

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Calls for Investigation into Airways Boss Myeni’s Spending

[DA] The DA will write to the Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, to request that she launch an investigation into chairperson of the Mhlathuze Water Board, Dudu Myeni’s, flagrant abuse of public funds.

[DA] The DA will write to the Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, to request that she launch an investigation into chairperson of the Mhlathuze Water Board, Dudu Myeni's, flagrant abuse of public funds.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SARS Wars – Raising Discord As Media Spokesman Lodges Complaint Against Communications Head

[Daily Maverick] The air at SARS headquarters in Pretoria is thick with paranoia, intrigue and apparent insult. Not only are staff still being subjected to a Grant Thornton forensic probe, dubbed Project Lion, and aimed at flushing out any potential ir…

[Daily Maverick] The air at SARS headquarters in Pretoria is thick with paranoia, intrigue and apparent insult. Not only are staff still being subjected to a Grant Thornton forensic probe, dubbed Project Lion, and aimed at flushing out any potential irregularities in the SARS modernisation and technology programme implemented between 2007 to 2014, and which covers some of the time Pravin Gordhan was commissioner, but now three senior executives tasked with dealing with media are reportedly at each other's throats. By MARIA

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa