ANC Member Denies Wrongdoing in ‘Black Ops’ Election Campaign

[News24Wire] ANC member and activist Shaka Sisulu has admitted to briefly working with Sihle Bolani but has refuted claims that it was for a covert operation to discredit opposition parties.

[News24Wire] ANC member and activist Shaka Sisulu has admitted to briefly working with Sihle Bolani but has refuted claims that it was for a covert operation to discredit opposition parties.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Experts Set to Review Awarding of EAC Tenders

[Citizen] Nairobi -The East African Community (EAC) has said all its contracts of at least $100,000 will henceforth be reviewed by experts as frequent violation of procurement rules threaten relations with key financiers.

[Citizen] Nairobi -The East African Community (EAC) has said all its contracts of at least $100,000 will henceforth be reviewed by experts as frequent violation of procurement rules threaten relations with key financiers.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

‘1m Children Die of Preventable Diseases Yearly’

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -About one million Nigerian children die every year mostly from preventable diseases including pneumonia, tuberculosis, poliomyelitis, hepatitis B infection, whooping cough, measles and meningitis among others, the President of Pae…

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -About one million Nigerian children die every year mostly from preventable diseases including pneumonia, tuberculosis, poliomyelitis, hepatitis B infection, whooping cough, measles and meningitis among others, the President of Paediatric Association of Nigeria (PAN), Dr. Ngozi Ibeziako has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Stage Set for Battle Over Feza Schools

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A behind-the- scenes battle is raging over the status and control of Feza Schools, with the just-ended visit by President Recep Erdogan adding to the growing fear that Turkey was pushing to either close down the schools or hand…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A behind-the- scenes battle is raging over the status and control of Feza Schools, with the just-ended visit by President Recep Erdogan adding to the growing fear that Turkey was pushing to either close down the schools or hand them over to a neutral public body for their management.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

For Nigerian Mothers, Escape From Boko Haram Shakes Up Childbirth Customs

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Maiduguri -For many women uprooted by Boko Haram, it is the first time they have visited a health facility, or heard about birth control

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Maiduguri -For many women uprooted by Boko Haram, it is the first time they have visited a health facility, or heard about birth control

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ANC National Chairperson Condemns Use of Her Name in Divisive Acts

[ANC] The National Chairperson of the African National Congress (ANC), Comrade Baleka Mbete, is outraged by the suggestion that she is behind the production or circulation of electronic posters and other various paraphernalia with her image, lobbying f…

[ANC] The National Chairperson of the African National Congress (ANC), Comrade Baleka Mbete, is outraged by the suggestion that she is behind the production or circulation of electronic posters and other various paraphernalia with her image, lobbying for election as ANC President in 2017, that have recently surfaced on various digital platforms.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zuma’s Niece Recounts Her Terror As Nkandla Rondavel Goes Up in Flames

[News24Wire] A thatched rondavel on the flanks of President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead was razed by fire when it was struck by lightning during a severe thunderstorm on Tuesday afternoon.

[News24Wire] A thatched rondavel on the flanks of President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead was razed by fire when it was struck by lightning during a severe thunderstorm on Tuesday afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Home Affairs On False Messages Regarding Foreign Nationals

[SA Govt] The Department of Home Affairs has distanced itself from messages circulating on social media networks and Short Message Services (SMS) alleging it has ordered immediate deportation of undocumented migrants from Monday 23 January 2017. It wis…

[SA Govt] The Department of Home Affairs has distanced itself from messages circulating on social media networks and Short Message Services (SMS) alleging it has ordered immediate deportation of undocumented migrants from Monday 23 January 2017. It wishes to inform the public that such information is false. No such statement was made or issued by the department or any official.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa