Nation Imports Subpar HIV Test Kits From China

[Addis Fortune] The Pharmaceutical Fund & Supply Agency (PFSA) procured an estimated five million HIV test kits worth 2.5 million dollars from Beijing Wanti Biological Enterprise, whose products were found to be below the standard in algorithm tests carried out by the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) in August 2017.

[Addis Fortune] The Pharmaceutical Fund & Supply Agency (PFSA) procured an estimated five million HIV test kits worth 2.5 million dollars from Beijing Wanti Biological Enterprise, whose products were found to be below the standard in algorithm tests carried out by the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) in August 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

The Political Bureau of the TPLF Issued a Communique Late Last Week…

[Addis Fortune] For the first time in a long while, the political bureau of the TPLF issued a communique late last week which frankly and candidly represents the internal dynamics of a political force that has claimed centrality among the Revolutionary…

[Addis Fortune] For the first time in a long while, the political bureau of the TPLF issued a communique late last week which frankly and candidly represents the internal dynamics of a political force that has claimed centrality among the Revolutionary Democrats for over two decades, gossip claims. Released at the conclusion of the Front's marathon meeting held in the town of Meqelle, the statement shows how much the TPLFites have been inward-looking and reflective of what has been ailing their party for so long, says gos

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

UPDF Defends Qualifications of Military Doctors Deployed At Mulago

[Monitor] The army has defended the qualifications of military doctors deployed at Mulago National Referral Hospital to attend to patients, following an on-going doctors’ strike that has paralysed health services countrywide.

[Monitor] The army has defended the qualifications of military doctors deployed at Mulago National Referral Hospital to attend to patients, following an on-going doctors' strike that has paralysed health services countrywide.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

U.S.$1 Million Public Pool Nears Completion After Nine Years

[GroundUp] After nine years and over R14-million, the construction of a public swimming pool in Butterworth is very close to completion. But there is no water to fill it due to the drought.

[GroundUp] After nine years and over R14-million, the construction of a public swimming pool in Butterworth is very close to completion. But there is no water to fill it due to the drought.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sagcot Praised for Improving Farming

[Citizen] Dodoma -Former Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda has lauded the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (Sagcot) for its efforts aimed at introducing smart farming practices among smallholder farmers that will help improve productivity.

[Citizen] Dodoma -Former Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda has lauded the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (Sagcot) for its efforts aimed at introducing smart farming practices among smallholder farmers that will help improve productivity.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

People With Disabilities Should Serve On Boards – Manombe-Ncube

[New Era] Windhoek -Deputy Minister in the Office of the Vice Presidency for Disability Affairs Alexia Manombe-Ncube wants organisations of people living with disabilities to be consulted when standards and norms for accessibility are being developed.

[New Era] Windhoek -Deputy Minister in the Office of the Vice Presidency for Disability Affairs Alexia Manombe-Ncube wants organisations of people living with disabilities to be consulted when standards and norms for accessibility are being developed.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Cancer Ward Receives Commodes From MTC Staff

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia’s premier mobile telecommunications service provider, MTC, through its MTC Care Initiative, last Thursday donated commodes, chairs and nappies to the cancer ward at Windhoek Central Hospital.

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia's premier mobile telecommunications service provider, MTC, through its MTC Care Initiative, last Thursday donated commodes, chairs and nappies to the cancer ward at Windhoek Central Hospital.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

What South Africa’s Reserve Bank Can – and Can’t – Do About Illicit Financial Flows

[The Conversation Africa] Developing nations are facing a rising wave of illicit financial flows and money laundering. In South Africa the country’s Reserve Bank is at the forefront of managing the problem. Mills Soko asked South African Reserve Bank d…

[The Conversation Africa] Developing nations are facing a rising wave of illicit financial flows and money laundering. In South Africa the country's Reserve Bank is at the forefront of managing the problem. Mills Soko asked South African Reserve Bank deputy governor and registrar of banks, Kuben Naidoo, to explain the scale of the challenge and what's been done about it.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa