DRC – MSF Begins Ebola Vaccination Trial in Bikoro to Help Curb Outbreak

[MSF] The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) started vaccinating Ebola frontline workers yesterday in Bikoro, Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The vaccination, which is being conducted with Epicentre–MSF’s research arm–will also be offered to contacts of patients. The start of the Bikoro trial comes about a week after health care workers in Mbandaka began receiving the vaccine.

[MSF] The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) started vaccinating Ebola frontline workers yesterday in Bikoro, Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The vaccination, which is being conducted with Epicentre--MSF's research arm--will also be offered to contacts of patients. The start of the Bikoro trial comes about a week after health care workers in Mbandaka began receiving the vaccine.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Neymar Jr’s Five-Aside Tournament Gears Up for Qualifiers

[Namibian] The last activation for the Neymar Jr’s Five soccer tournament took place over the weekend at the University of Namibia’s Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology in Ongwediva.

[Namibian] The last activation for the Neymar Jr's Five soccer tournament took place over the weekend at the University of Namibia's Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology in Ongwediva.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

People Caught in the Frontlines of Intense Fighting in Country’s North

[MSF] Since the end of April, the conflict-ravaged counties of Leer and Mayendit, in South Sudan’s north, have once again been wracked by violence. Thousands of people are caught between the frontlines of the fighting, and health facilities have been attacked. The high level of violence prevents many people from reaching basic services, including healthcare, says Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

[MSF] Since the end of April, the conflict-ravaged counties of Leer and Mayendit, in South Sudan's north, have once again been wracked by violence. Thousands of people are caught between the frontlines of the fighting, and health facilities have been attacked. The high level of violence prevents many people from reaching basic services, including healthcare, says Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Tempers Flare As Cleric Claims to Be Jesus

[Malawi News Agency] Mangochi -Tempers flared late afternoon on Monday near Mangochi Four Ways Robots when a street ‘preacher’ made claims that he was Jesus Christ and that his second coming as promised was now due.

[Malawi News Agency] Mangochi -Tempers flared late afternoon on Monday near Mangochi Four Ways Robots when a street ‘preacher’ made claims that he was Jesus Christ and that his second coming as promised was now due.

King Mswati III – Lifestyles of the Rich and Royal

[This is Africa] The dire state of the Kingdom of eSwatini’s economy has not slowed down its king’s spending and lavish lifestyle. King Mswati’s latest purchase is a further extravagance imposed on the country’s ailing economy.

[This is Africa] The dire state of the Kingdom of eSwatini's economy has not slowed down its king's spending and lavish lifestyle. King Mswati's latest purchase is a further extravagance imposed on the country's ailing economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

No Bumpy Rides in Namibia, Africa’s Best Ranked Roads Infrastructure

[This is Africa] According to the Global Competitiveness Report, Namibia currently has some of the best quality roads infrastructure globally and the best in Africa. Namibia ranked 31 out of 137 countries, beating economic giants like China at position…

[This is Africa] According to the Global Competitiveness Report, Namibia currently has some of the best quality roads infrastructure globally and the best in Africa. Namibia ranked 31 out of 137 countries, beating economic giants like China at position 42, India at 55 and Italy at position 45.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Musician Eduardo Paím to Attend Afrokizomba Event in Geneva

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan musician Eduardo Paím is one of the artists invited to participate in the fifth edition of the Afrokizomba Festival of Geneva, Switzerland, scheduled to happen on 02 June this year.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan musician Eduardo Paím is one of the artists invited to participate in the fifth edition of the Afrokizomba Festival of Geneva, Switzerland, scheduled to happen on 02 June this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Operation Werengendje a Resounding Success – Mbambo

[New Era] Rundu -Kavango East Regional Governor Dr Samuel Mbambo during his State of the Region Address on Tuesday said during the year under review (2017/18) the regional food production initiative ‘Operation Werengendje’ had several planned activitie…

[New Era] Rundu -Kavango East Regional Governor Dr Samuel Mbambo during his State of the Region Address on Tuesday said during the year under review (2017/18) the regional food production initiative 'Operation Werengendje' had several planned activities that yielded tangible results.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

1º De Agosto Lead Series 2-0 Over Petro in Basketball Championship Playoffs

[ANGOP] Luanda -1º de Agosto beat on Wednesday Petro de Luanda 93-78, in the second match of the final of the National Senior Men’s Basketball Championship (Unitel Basket), being played in playoffs at the best of seven matches.

[ANGOP] Luanda -1º de Agosto beat on Wednesday Petro de Luanda 93-78, in the second match of the final of the National Senior Men's Basketball Championship (Unitel Basket), being played in playoffs at the best of seven matches.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola