Govt Worried About Continued Killing of Persons With Albinism

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare Dr Jean Kalilani on Friday expressed worry with continued killing of persons with albinism in the country.

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare Dr Jean Kalilani on Friday expressed worry with continued killing of persons with albinism in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Gabon 2017 Kicks Off Without Super Eagles

[Daily Trust] The 31st edition of the biggest football event on the continent of Africa, the Total Africa Cup of Nations, Gabon 2017 will commence this afternoon in Libreville as the host nation Gabon take on Guinea Bissau at the Stade de I’Amitie, Lib…

[Daily Trust] The 31st edition of the biggest football event on the continent of Africa, the Total Africa Cup of Nations, Gabon 2017 will commence this afternoon in Libreville as the host nation Gabon take on Guinea Bissau at the Stade de I'Amitie, Libreville.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The New Lagos Traffic Law

[This Day] I once wrote on this same page describing myself as a Lagos boy. My friend and colleague Tunde Rahman re-echoed this few years back when I was bidding Lagos farewell after almost four years as Sector Commander. Nothing has really changed as …

[This Day] I once wrote on this same page describing myself as a Lagos boy. My friend and colleague Tunde Rahman re-echoed this few years back when I was bidding Lagos farewell after almost four years as Sector Commander. Nothing has really changed as I remain a Lagosian who is always proud of being called one. If you mistake us for being proud and brash, please I beg you to kindly bear with us as we are just who we are, always striving for excellence as the State is noted despite our acknowledged inadequacies which

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Obama’s Premature ‘Easing’ of Sanctions On Sudan

[HRW] Sudan’s government has committed mass killings, forced millions from their homes, and used rape as a weapon of war. It has bombed children and schools, starved civilians as a counterinsurgency strategy, gunned down scores of protesters in Khartou…

[HRW] Sudan's government has committed mass killings, forced millions from their homes, and used rape as a weapon of war. It has bombed children and schools, starved civilians as a counterinsurgency strategy, gunned down scores of protesters in Khartoum, its capital, and tortured peaceful activists. It's done this repeatedly over more than 20 years, with no credible efforts to stop or hold perpetrators accountable.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Typhoid Outbreak Spreads

[The Herald] The typhoid outbreak has spread to Budiriro and Glen View suburbs amid reports that the MDC-T led Harare City Council bungled on its 48-hour ultimatum of removing illegal food vendors from the streets. The ultimatum expired on Thursday. Tw…

[The Herald] The typhoid outbreak has spread to Budiriro and Glen View suburbs amid reports that the MDC-T led Harare City Council bungled on its 48-hour ultimatum of removing illegal food vendors from the streets. The ultimatum expired on Thursday. Two cases had been confirmed in each of the two suburbs as of yesterday.Health Services director Dr Prosper Chonzi said as from Tuesday, confirmed cases of typhoid had gone up from 22 to 25.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Bird Flu – Kano to Disinfect Markets, Poultry Farms

[Guardian] The Kano State government said it would soon begin disinfection of all poultry farms and markets as part of measures to curb the spread of the recent outbreak of bird flu in the state.

[Guardian] The Kano State government said it would soon begin disinfection of all poultry farms and markets as part of measures to curb the spread of the recent outbreak of bird flu in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Gabon Opposition ‘Planning to Disrupt’ AFCON

[Guardian] The Confederation of African Football (CAF) says it is aware that Gabon opposition is planning to disrupt the 2017 African Cup of Nations, which will kicks off this afternoon in Libreville, the nation’s capital. But the African football body…

[Guardian] The Confederation of African Football (CAF) says it is aware that Gabon opposition is planning to disrupt the 2017 African Cup of Nations, which will kicks off this afternoon in Libreville, the nation's capital. But the African football body added yesterday it was confident the tournament would be a success.

source: AllAfrica News: Gabon

Top 10 AFCON Memories As Tourney Kicks Off Without Chipolopolo

[Zambia Reports] Zambia will watch from the sidelines as the 2017 Africa Cup party gets underway in Libreville, Gabon with the host nation playing entrants Guinea Bissau today. Unfortunate as it may be that the Chipolopolo will not be flying high in Li…

[Zambia Reports] Zambia will watch from the sidelines as the 2017 Africa Cup party gets underway in Libreville, Gabon with the host nation playing entrants Guinea Bissau today. Unfortunate as it may be that the Chipolopolo will not be flying high in Libreville, an Africa Cup is a tournament has always held meaning to the Zambian faithful whether participating or not. Bolazambia takes us back into memory lane reliving part of Zambia's trials and triumphs in the Africa Cup story.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Major Hospitals Left With Two Weeks’ Supply of Essential Drugs

[New Zimbabwe] THE Zimbabwe Medical association (ZIMA) says information from pharmaceutical wholesalers indicates an impending serious shortage of essential drugs due to delayed remittance of international payments by the central bank.

[New Zimbabwe] THE Zimbabwe Medical association (ZIMA) says information from pharmaceutical wholesalers indicates an impending serious shortage of essential drugs due to delayed remittance of international payments by the central bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe