Govt Requires $1.1 Billion for Meningitis Vaccine

[Daily Trust] The sum of $1.1bn is required to purchase vaccine for immunisation of 22 million persons in five states ravaged by meningitis, an official of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHDA), Dr Emmanuel Odu has said.

[Daily Trust] The sum of $1.1bn is required to purchase vaccine for immunisation of 22 million persons in five states ravaged by meningitis, an official of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHDA), Dr Emmanuel Odu has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Teachers Urged to Assist Children With Albinism

[Namibian] THE president of the Namibia Albino Association has appealed to teachers and doctors in the country not to concentrate on only getting spectacles for pupils with albinism.

[Namibian] THE president of the Namibia Albino Association has appealed to teachers and doctors in the country not to concentrate on only getting spectacles for pupils with albinism.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Court Convicts 8 ‘Tanzanian Spies’

[Nyasa Times] A magistrate court in the northern city of Mzuzu has convicted eight Tanzanian national in the infamous Kayelekera uranium mine spies case who were facing criminal trespassing charges.

[Nyasa Times] A magistrate court in the northern city of Mzuzu has convicted eight Tanzanian national in the infamous Kayelekera uranium mine spies case who were facing criminal trespassing charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

R2K Concerned Over Shrinking Space for Dissent in SA

[R2K] The Right2Know Campaign (R2K) says that as South Africa commemorates the deaths of 69 protesters who were gunned down in 1960 in Sharpeville and kwaLanga for refusing to carry a dompas or pass book’ it cannot help but express deep concern over th…

[R2K] The Right2Know Campaign (R2K) says that as South Africa commemorates the deaths of 69 protesters who were gunned down in 1960 in Sharpeville and kwaLanga for refusing to carry a dompas or pass book' it cannot help but express deep concern over the shrinking space for dissent in the country's democracy.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Refutes Claims of Non-Payment of Grants

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has refuted claims raised by the Democratic Alliance (DA) on behalf of beneficiaries, who reportedly did not get their social grants at Rabasotho Community Centre in Tembisa on Mon…

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has refuted claims raised by the Democratic Alliance (DA) on behalf of beneficiaries, who reportedly did not get their social grants at Rabasotho Community Centre in Tembisa on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa