Ethiopia’s New Addiction – and What It Says About Media Freedom

[IPS] Addis Ababa -On a Saturday afternoon in one of Addis Ababa’s khat houses, a group of men and women chew the mildly narcotic plant while gazing mesmerized toward a television featuring a South Korean soldier stripped to his waist and holding a you…

[IPS] Addis Ababa -On a Saturday afternoon in one of Addis Ababa's khat houses, a group of men and women chew the mildly narcotic plant while gazing mesmerized toward a television featuring a South Korean soldier stripped to his waist and holding a young lady's hand while proclaiming his undying love--somewhat incongruously--in Amharic.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Could We Safely Reduce the Frequency of Treatments for HIV-Positive People?

[The Conversation Africa] Most HIV-positive people in France under treatment take a daily dose of antiviral drugs for life. However, a major trial is currently underway that may confirm that patients could omit several days of treatment a week without …

[The Conversation Africa] Most HIV-positive people in France under treatment take a daily dose of antiviral drugs for life. However, a major trial is currently underway that may confirm that patients could omit several days of treatment a week without risk to their health.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zille’s Former Legal Rep Seeks Court Relief Against ANCYL

[News24Wire] A Cape Town lawyer has initiated legal action against the ANC Youth League (ANCYL), making an application for a final liquidation order to be granted against the league for its failure to pay him following a defamation case.

[News24Wire] A Cape Town lawyer has initiated legal action against the ANC Youth League (ANCYL), making an application for a final liquidation order to be granted against the league for its failure to pay him following a defamation case.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nigeria’s First Pilot Wins 2017 Karis Award

[Guardian] Nigeria’s first pilot, Captain Bob Hayes, has been bestowed with the Karis Award at the G.R.A.C.E. 2017, for his contributions to the country’s aviation industry and aeronautical education sector.

[Guardian] Nigeria's first pilot, Captain Bob Hayes, has been bestowed with the Karis Award at the G.R.A.C.E. 2017, for his contributions to the country's aviation industry and aeronautical education sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hassabo Meets First Assistant of President of the Republic

[SNA] Khartoum -The Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman met in the Republican Palace, Wednesday with First Assistant of the President of he Republic, Mohamed Al-Hassan Al-Mirghani.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman met in the Republican Palace, Wednesday with First Assistant of the President of he Republic, Mohamed Al-Hassan Al-Mirghani.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Assistant of President Affirms Presidency Support to Ministry of Education

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic, Maj. Gen. Abdul- Rahman al-Sadig al- Mahdi, has affirmed the support of the Presidency of the Republic to all programs of the Ministry of Education in the center and the state through the …

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic, Maj. Gen. Abdul- Rahman al-Sadig al- Mahdi, has affirmed the support of the Presidency of the Republic to all programs of the Ministry of Education in the center and the state through the schools tournament, the education and innovation projects, and the illiteracy elimination and elders' education.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

President Al-Bashir Lauds Role of Rwanda in Refuting ICC Allegations and Realization of Peace and Stability

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, has lauded the honorable stances of Uganda in supporting Sudan just causes at the regional and international forums as well as its high voice in rejecting the allegations of the s…

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, has lauded the honorable stances of Uganda in supporting Sudan just causes at the regional and international forums as well as its high voice in rejecting the allegations of the so-called International Criminal Court and its targeting to the African continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan