Catherine Namuye’s Controversial as Youth Fund CEO

[Nation] Little was known about Catherine Namuye, the former Youth Enterprise Fund Chief Executive who collapsed and died at her Nairobi home on Wednesday, when she was appointed to the position on an acting capacity in February 2013.

[Nation] Little was known about Catherine Namuye, the former Youth Enterprise Fund Chief Executive who collapsed and died at her Nairobi home on Wednesday, when she was appointed to the position on an acting capacity in February 2013.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Oil Marketers to Shut Down Depots Over N800bn Unpaid Subsidy Claim

[This Day] Oil marketers have initiated moves to shut down depots nationwide over the inability of the federal government to settle the lingering accumulated debts of over N800 billion subsidy claims.

[This Day] Oil marketers have initiated moves to shut down depots nationwide over the inability of the federal government to settle the lingering accumulated debts of over N800 billion subsidy claims.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Records 150,000 Deaths Annually Due to Heart Diseases

[This Day] Abuja -Statistics has revealed that 150,000 Nigerians die annually as a result of heart-related diseases and alarmingly, the number is expected to increase to 23 million by the year 2030 if adequate measures are not taken.

[This Day] Abuja -Statistics has revealed that 150,000 Nigerians die annually as a result of heart-related diseases and alarmingly, the number is expected to increase to 23 million by the year 2030 if adequate measures are not taken.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

CPUT Vice Chancellor Guilty of ‘Gross Misconduct’, Resigns

[News24Wire] Cape Town University of Technology (CPUT) vice chancellor Prins Nevhutalu was found guilty of “gross misconduct” by an internal disciplinary committee on Wednesday, the university said.

[News24Wire] Cape Town University of Technology (CPUT) vice chancellor Prins Nevhutalu was found guilty of "gross misconduct" by an internal disciplinary committee on Wednesday, the university said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Life Sentence for Traditional Healer Who Chopped Woman’s Head to Pieces?

[News24Wire] The State wants a traditional healer who “influenced” four Durban teenagers to procure him a head of an Indian woman to be sentenced to life imprisonment.

[News24Wire] The State wants a traditional healer who "influenced" four Durban teenagers to procure him a head of an Indian woman to be sentenced to life imprisonment.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

2018 World Cup Qualifiers – Mikel Assures of Victory Over Zambia

[Premium Times] Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, has assured the teeming fans of the Nigeria national football team that they will not be disappointed after Saturday’s crunch World Cup qualifying game against Zambia.

[Premium Times] Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, has assured the teeming fans of the Nigeria national football team that they will not be disappointed after Saturday's crunch World Cup qualifying game against Zambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Uganda MPs Abandon Cars in Protest Against Museveni

[CAJ News] Kampala -UGANDAN police are cracking down on opposition legislators abandoning their official vehicles and opting for public transport. The move by the opposition members is alleged to be a ploy to mobilise members of the public against Pres…

[CAJ News] Kampala -UGANDAN police are cracking down on opposition legislators abandoning their official vehicles and opting for public transport. The move by the opposition members is alleged to be a ploy to mobilise members of the public against President Yoweri Museveni, whose government plans to scarp presidential age limits to enable him to stand for re-election.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

South Africa Promotes Investments in Agro-Processing

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -SOUTH African companies have been encouraged to invest in the agro-processing sector. The Eastern Cape Province, where more than 20 companies from the agriculture/agro processing sector, has vast investment opportunities. The C…

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -SOUTH African companies have been encouraged to invest in the agro-processing sector. The Eastern Cape Province, where more than 20 companies from the agriculture/agro processing sector, has vast investment opportunities. The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) conducted a workshop at the Coega Business Centre in the Nelson Mandela Bay. It was held ahead of the second application window of the Agro-Processing Support Scheme (APPS) that will remain open until J

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Deadly Winds Wreak Havoc in Rwanda

[CAJ News] Kigali -EXTREME weather marked by heavy winds has left at least three people dead and 24 others injured in Rwanda. Some 5 850 people from 1 170 households have been left homeless and vulnerable in the districts of Bugesera, Gicumbi, Huye, Ki…

[CAJ News] Kigali -EXTREME weather marked by heavy winds has left at least three people dead and 24 others injured in Rwanda. Some 5 850 people from 1 170 households have been left homeless and vulnerable in the districts of Bugesera, Gicumbi, Huye, Kirehe, Ngoma, Nyabihu, Nyamasheke, Rubavu and Rusizi. These are in the eastern, southern and western provinces. The affected areas earlier the experienced heavy rainfall associated with heavy storms, which resulted in destruction of houses and community farm lands. The 640 famil

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Young Scientists Gather in SA to Solve Global Challenges

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -YOUNG scientists from around the continent and other parts of the world have gathered in South Africa to explore solutions to prevailing global problems. In response to some of the challenges faced by their local communities,th…

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -YOUNG scientists from around the continent and other parts of the world have gathered in South Africa to explore solutions to prevailing global problems. In response to some of the challenges faced by their local communities,these youngsters will be showing off their science research projects at the three-day Eskom Expo for Young Scientists International Science Fair (ISF) in Johannesburg until Friday. The Eskom Expo ISF, which is South Africa's biggest school-level science fair, is an ideal platform for t

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa