Africell, Uber Sign New Partnership Deal

[Independent (Kampala)] Telecom firm, Africell Uganda and Uber have signed the ‘Uber With Africell’ partnership campaign agreement designed to enhance convenience with free rides for first time users.

[Independent (Kampala)] Telecom firm, Africell Uganda and Uber have signed the 'Uber With Africell' partnership campaign agreement designed to enhance convenience with free rides for first time users.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Slam Poet From Sudan’s Darfur Puts a Human Face On Refugee Numbers

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Standing on stage, Emtithal “Emi” Mahmoud pours out brutal tales of death, war and family trauma that might not be expected from a glance at the cheerful 24-year-old U.S.-college graduate.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Standing on stage, Emtithal "Emi" Mahmoud pours out brutal tales of death, war and family trauma that might not be expected from a glance at the cheerful 24-year-old U.S.-college graduate.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

What’s Next for the Embattled Nation?

[The Conversation Africa] Nobody is safe from the rages of Zimbabwe’s First Lady, “Dr. Amai” Grace Mugabe. There was the young South African model Grace lashed with extension cords. 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe’s longtime and usually trusted all…

[The Conversation Africa] Nobody is safe from the rages of Zimbabwe's First Lady, "Dr. Amai" Grace Mugabe. There was the young South African model Grace lashed with extension cords. 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe's longtime and usually trusted ally Emmerson Mnangagwa, was next in the firing line: he was sacked because his supporters allegedly booed her at a rally.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Pathologist Describes Finding Faeces in Child’s Lungs

[GroundUp] The forensic pathologist who examined the body of Michael Komape described in graphic detail how he found evidence of faeces in the boy’s lungs. Five-year-old Michael drowned in a pit toilet at his school near Polokwane on 20 January 2014.

[GroundUp] The forensic pathologist who examined the body of Michael Komape described in graphic detail how he found evidence of faeces in the boy's lungs. Five-year-old Michael drowned in a pit toilet at his school near Polokwane on 20 January 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mentally Ill Patients Received Compromised Healthcare – Assessor

[News24Wire] A quality assurance assessor and deputy nursing manager at an NGO has admitted that she, along with others, compromised the quality of the healthcare provided to mentally ill patients by taking on more patients than they could handle.

[News24Wire] A quality assurance assessor and deputy nursing manager at an NGO has admitted that she, along with others, compromised the quality of the healthcare provided to mentally ill patients by taking on more patients than they could handle.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Soldiers to Be Sent to Areas Plagued By Gangs – Police Minister

[GroundUp] Soldiers are to be sent to gang-ridden areas in the Western Cape and other parts of the country by Christmas, national police minister Fikile Mbalula said in Cape Town on Wednesday.

[GroundUp] Soldiers are to be sent to gang-ridden areas in the Western Cape and other parts of the country by Christmas, national police minister Fikile Mbalula said in Cape Town on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Custodians Returning Revolution to Source

[The Herald] Events of the past few days can be described as most unusual for Zimbabwe. That is because the military does not readily interfere in civilian political affairs. Yet this week they had to break with this long tradition, in the words of the…

[The Herald] Events of the past few days can be described as most unusual for Zimbabwe. That is because the military does not readily interfere in civilian political affairs. Yet this week they had to break with this long tradition, in the words of the Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, because of "instability in Zanu-PF" which was causing a lot of anxiety in the population. He said the problems in the revolutionary party were "a direct result of the machinations of counter-revolutionaries who have infiltrated t

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe