Woman With Hepatitis E Infection Thought Sickness Was Pregnancy

[New Era] Windhoek -Initially, 22-year-old Emilia Indongo thought she was pregnant when she started feeling dizzy, weak, nauseous and started vomiting on Christmas Eve. It was only after 10 days of medical tests, including pregnancy tests, that she was…

[New Era] Windhoek -Initially, 22-year-old Emilia Indongo thought she was pregnant when she started feeling dizzy, weak, nauseous and started vomiting on Christmas Eve. It was only after 10 days of medical tests, including pregnancy tests, that she was told she is infected with hepatitis E. In the weeks of medical tests a weak Indongo shuttled between her home and hospital, while enduring episodes of vomiting and lying helpless in her bed.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Okandjira Communal Garden Delivers the Goods

[New Era] Windhoek -The organic communal garden at Okandjira settlement in Otozondjupa region is producing healthy vegetables for domestic consumption and the surplus is sold, giving members of this garden good income.

[New Era] Windhoek -The organic communal garden at Okandjira settlement in Otozondjupa region is producing healthy vegetables for domestic consumption and the surplus is sold, giving members of this garden good income.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Drama As PDP Senators Block Colleague’s Defection to APC

[Premium Times] A mild drama ensued at the Senate on Wednesday as Senators of the Peoples’ Democratic Party prevented their colleague representing Ebonyi South, Sonni Ogbuoji, from defecting to the All Progressives Congress, APC.

[Premium Times] A mild drama ensued at the Senate on Wednesday as Senators of the Peoples' Democratic Party prevented their colleague representing Ebonyi South, Sonni Ogbuoji, from defecting to the All Progressives Congress, APC.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

EFF and H&M – History Has Taught Us That Violence Only Perpetuates Violence

[Daily Maverick] The EFF’s inclination to resort to superficial remedies to the deeply entrenched issues facing our country is proof that it does not have the political maturity to advance democratic processes.

[Daily Maverick] The EFF's inclination to resort to superficial remedies to the deeply entrenched issues facing our country is proof that it does not have the political maturity to advance democratic processes.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cosatu Members Willing to Drive Trains On Central Lines in Western Cape

[COSATU] COSATU members are concerned about the commuters from Mitchell’s Plain and Khayelitsha, who are suffering because of the termination of the services. The federation demands that the management of Metro Rail urgently engages with the drivers an…

[COSATU] COSATU members are concerned about the commuters from Mitchell's Plain and Khayelitsha, who are suffering because of the termination of the services. The federation demands that the management of Metro Rail urgently engages with the drivers and our affiliate SATAWU for a solution. We already have members of COSATU who have made it clear that they are willing to drive ob Central lines. We need that service restored as soon as possible.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Swapo Chronicles Late Nghidinwa’s Heroics

[New Era] Windhoek -The ruling party Swapo yesterday narrated how late former minister Rosalia Nghidinwa – who passed away yesterday, reportedly due to cancer – actively participated in the struggle to free Namibia from the yoke of colonialism.

[New Era] Windhoek -The ruling party Swapo yesterday narrated how late former minister Rosalia Nghidinwa - who passed away yesterday, reportedly due to cancer - actively participated in the struggle to free Namibia from the yoke of colonialism.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Microbead Bans – Throwing Out Science With the Seawater

[Daily Maverick] Canada and the UK are the latest countries to enact bans on microbeads – small exfoliating beads found in personal care products. But what little scientific basis there was for doing so has just been exposed as a fraud, resulting in th…

[Daily Maverick] Canada and the UK are the latest countries to enact bans on microbeads - small exfoliating beads found in personal care products. But what little scientific basis there was for doing so has just been exposed as a fraud, resulting in the retraction of the only paper that claims microbeads are a significant threat to marine life.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Man Commits Suicide After Seeing ‘Ghost’

[New Era] Ongwediva -The police in Omusati region are investigating a case of unnatural death of a man who committed suicide after he apparently saw a ‘ghost’ while he was driving.

[New Era] Ongwediva -The police in Omusati region are investigating a case of unnatural death of a man who committed suicide after he apparently saw a 'ghost' while he was driving.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia