President Jacob Zuma Undertakes Working Visit to Zambia, 5 Aug

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma will on Saturday, 05 August 2017, undertake a working visit to Lusaka, Zambia where he will officially open the 91st Agricultural and Commercial Show as a Guest of Honour, at the invitation of His Excellency President …

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma will on Saturday, 05 August 2017, undertake a working visit to Lusaka, Zambia where he will officially open the 91st Agricultural and Commercial Show as a Guest of Honour, at the invitation of His Excellency President Edgar Lungu of Zambia.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Government On Release of Mr Stephen Malcolm McGowan

[Govt of SA] Mr Stephen Malcolm McGowan, a South African national, was kidnapped in November 2011 in Timbuktu, Mali by Al Qaeda militants whilst on holiday. He was kept in captivity since then. The family, the South African government, the South Africa…

[Govt of SA] Mr Stephen Malcolm McGowan, a South African national, was kidnapped in November 2011 in Timbuktu, Mali by Al Qaeda militants whilst on holiday. He was kept in captivity since then. The family, the South African government, the South African and international community have since then, been campaigning for his release.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Stephen McGown’s Bitter Sweet Return Home

[SAnews.gov.za] In a bitter sweet moment, the McGown family has thanked South Africans and the world for their support and prayers for the last five years when Stephen McGown was held captive.

[SAnews.gov.za] In a bitter sweet moment, the McGown family has thanked South Africans and the world for their support and prayers for the last five years when Stephen McGown was held captive.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Call for National Health Insurance Scheme

[The Herald] Right from the early years of independence, government’s policy documents on healthcare expressed a profound orientation towards equity and access for all citizens. In 1980, a US$150 income based exemption was introduced to cushion and gua…

[The Herald] Right from the early years of independence, government's policy documents on healthcare expressed a profound orientation towards equity and access for all citizens. In 1980, a US$150 income based exemption was introduced to cushion and guarantee low-income earners access to healthcare. The Ministry of Health and Child Welfare (MoHCW) promulgated the Planning for Equity in Health policy in 1984. This was closely followed by the Health for All Action Plan 1985-90. To help maintain the focus, the aura of the

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Council’s Financial Woes Mount

[The Herald] Harare City Council’s financial woes are mounting, with most statutory bodies owed millions of dollars by the local authority now threatening to attach the city’s properties. The city owes its creditors more than $440 million and recently …

[The Herald] Harare City Council's financial woes are mounting, with most statutory bodies owed millions of dollars by the local authority now threatening to attach the city's properties. The city owes its creditors more than $440 million and recently the Harare Municipal Medical Aid Society (HMMAS) got an order to attach the city's property over a $7 million debt. The city has now been forced into making weekly payment plans with most of the institutions and is now paying the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) $500 00

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Soccer – Makonese Rallies Shabanie

[The Herald] VETERAN defender Zvenyika Makonese believes the next few games will be crucial in Shabanie Mine’s fight against relegation and he has challenged his teammates to ensure they work on attaining maximum points. The Zvishavane miners, who boun…

[The Herald] VETERAN defender Zvenyika Makonese believes the next few games will be crucial in Shabanie Mine's fight against relegation and he has challenged his teammates to ensure they work on attaining maximum points. The Zvishavane miners, who bounced back into the top-flight league this season, have experienced mixed fortunes and are currently 11th on the log standings.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

New Envoys Relish Zim Posting

[The Herald] Newly -appointed ambassadors of Japan, Pakistan and Brazil yesterday presented their credentials to President Mugabe at State House and pledged to take bilateral relations between their countries and Zimbabwe to higher levels. Mr Toshiyuki…

[The Herald] Newly -appointed ambassadors of Japan, Pakistan and Brazil yesterday presented their credentials to President Mugabe at State House and pledged to take bilateral relations between their countries and Zimbabwe to higher levels. Mr Toshiyuki Iwado (Japan), Mr Riaz Hussain Bukhari (Pakistan) and Ms Anna Maria Pinto Morales (Brazil) all said Zimbabwe had vast investment opportunities that their countries could take advantage of.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Soccer – Did Chitembwe Say Goodbye?

[The Herald] THE future of CAPS United coach Lloyd Chitembwe was cast deep into uncertainty following a drubbing at the hands of Chicken Inn in a Castle Lager Premiership tie at Luveve yesterday. Despite a spirited performance in the second half in whi…

[The Herald] THE future of CAPS United coach Lloyd Chitembwe was cast deep into uncertainty following a drubbing at the hands of Chicken Inn in a Castle Lager Premiership tie at Luveve yesterday. Despite a spirited performance in the second half in which they dominated ball possession, Makepekepe still found themselves on the losing end. The hosts powered to a 2-0 lead in the opening 14 minutes of the match through goals by veteran Obadiah Tarumbwa and right-back Passmore Bernard.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Disabled Learners Lack University Education

[New Era] Windhoek -The National Federation of People with Disabilities in Namibia (NFPDN) wants the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture to investigate why the majority of learners living with disabilities do not complete their formal education and…

[New Era] Windhoek -The National Federation of People with Disabilities in Namibia (NFPDN) wants the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture to investigate why the majority of learners living with disabilities do not complete their formal education and do not make it to university.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia