Ebola Ruled Out After Patient Tests Negative

[Monitor] Gulu/Kampala -The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Ministry of Health yesterday ruled out Ebola after blood samples from the suspected patient tested negative at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI).

[Monitor] Gulu/Kampala -The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Ministry of Health yesterday ruled out Ebola after blood samples from the suspected patient tested negative at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Dropped Calls – Senate Asks NCC to Sanction Operators

[Daily Trust] The Senate yesterday passed a resolution, requesting the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to sanction GSM service providers over incessant dropped calls and poor services being provided.

[Daily Trust] The Senate yesterday passed a resolution, requesting the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to sanction GSM service providers over incessant dropped calls and poor services being provided.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Did Ruling Party Pick War With Governance Watchdog?

[Nyasa Times] The quasi-religion Public Affairs Committee (PAC) has accused the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) of seeking public sympathy and picking a war with the governance watchdog.

[Nyasa Times] The quasi-religion Public Affairs Committee (PAC) has accused the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) of seeking public sympathy and picking a war with the governance watchdog.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Councils Feud Over U.S.$7 Million Debt

[The Herald] Harare City Council (HCC) has taken Chitungwiza Municipality to the High Court over an outstanding water bill amounting to $7,2 million. The two local authorities entered an agreement in which HCC would supply treated water to Chitungwiza …

[The Herald] Harare City Council (HCC) has taken Chitungwiza Municipality to the High Court over an outstanding water bill amounting to $7,2 million. The two local authorities entered an agreement in which HCC would supply treated water to Chitungwiza daily.Chitungwiza would then sell the water to its residents. In terms of the agreement, Chitungwiza would be billed for the water supplied monthly and it was expected to pay the bills religiously.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Major Producers Ready for Food Fortification

[The Herald] Nine local companies have indicated their readiness to start producing fortified food by July 1, and there is no going back on the policy, deputy director of nutrition in the Ministry of Health and Child Care Mrs Annscaria Chigumira has sa…

[The Herald] Nine local companies have indicated their readiness to start producing fortified food by July 1, and there is no going back on the policy, deputy director of nutrition in the Ministry of Health and Child Care Mrs Annscaria Chigumira has said. Food fortification involves replacing nutrients lost during food processing to increase nutritional value.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Uproar Over City Mayor’s Mansion

[The Herald] Gweru City Council (GCC) is renovating the 20-roomed mayoral mansion, with $38 000 expected to be spent on new curtains before the city’s new Town Clerk, Ms Elizabeth Gwatipedza, moves in.A borehole has been drilled and there have been som…

[The Herald] Gweru City Council (GCC) is renovating the 20-roomed mayoral mansion, with $38 000 expected to be spent on new curtains before the city's new Town Clerk, Ms Elizabeth Gwatipedza, moves in.A borehole has been drilled and there have been some repairs to fix leaks, as well as painting. The mayoral mansion, which was last occupied in 2008 by former executive mayor Mr Sesel Zvidzai, had become derelict.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe