Mental Health Cases Surge

[The Herald] More than 1,3 million people countrywide suffer from mental disorders and there is a serious shortage of mental health facilities to cater for them due to lack of funding, a medical report has revealed.The report by mental health care part…

[The Herald] More than 1,3 million people countrywide suffer from mental disorders and there is a serious shortage of mental health facilities to cater for them due to lack of funding, a medical report has revealed.The report by mental health care partners in Zimbabwe showed that there was lack of funding for mental health care from both national and international sources, resulting in shortage of drugs.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Senate Vs EFCC – Who Is Witch-Hunting Whom?

[Vanguard] The EFCC in an incriminating report sent to the President alleges that the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and some of his aides and associates, of which his Deputy Chief of Staff, Gbenga Makanjuola, ex-Managing Director of Heritage Bank, Ro…

[Vanguard] The EFCC in an incriminating report sent to the President alleges that the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and some of his aides and associates, of which his Deputy Chief of Staff, Gbenga Makanjuola, ex-Managing Director of Heritage Bank, Robert Mbonu and other companies, allegedly assisted the Senate President, already on trial for alleged false declaration of assets, in laundering or embezzling as much as N19 billion in refunds from the Paris club loans which should have gone to state governments that ma

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate Takes Anti-Magu War to Presidency

[Vanguard] The Senate, yesterday, drew the battle line with the Presidency as it suspended for two weeks, the screening of 27 persons President Muhammadu Buhari nominated for the office of Resident Electoral Commissioners, RECs.

[Vanguard] The Senate, yesterday, drew the battle line with the Presidency as it suspended for two weeks, the screening of 27 persons President Muhammadu Buhari nominated for the office of Resident Electoral Commissioners, RECs.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

History Beckons in Mascom Top 8

[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -The prestigious Mascom Top 8 tournament is known to attract some of the best teams in the BTC Premiership and crème de la crème of Botswana’s footballers.

[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -The prestigious Mascom Top 8 tournament is known to attract some of the best teams in the BTC Premiership and crème de la crème of Botswana's footballers.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Firm Fails to Repay Millions

[Namibian] A COMPANY that pocketed a N$3,6 million fee after it helped fishing firm Namsov net a horse mackerel quota allocated to the Fish Consumption Trust has finally failed in its attempts to wriggle off the hook of an arbitrator’s order to repay m…

[Namibian] A COMPANY that pocketed a N$3,6 million fee after it helped fishing firm Namsov net a horse mackerel quota allocated to the Fish Consumption Trust has finally failed in its attempts to wriggle off the hook of an arbitrator's order to repay more than N$11 million to Namsov.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Why Collaboration Could Help the Niger Delta Overcome Its Difficulties

[The Conversation Africa] Nigeria is a country that has amassed major oil wealth, but also suffers from extreme poverty. The Niger Delta, the country’s main oil producing region is one of the areas experiencing chronic underdevelopment and environmenta…

[The Conversation Africa] Nigeria is a country that has amassed major oil wealth, but also suffers from extreme poverty. The Niger Delta, the country's main oil producing region is one of the areas experiencing chronic underdevelopment and environmental degradation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Helen Zille’s Folly and the Simplicities of Debate

[The Conversation Africa] It’s remarkable how a South African politician as intelligent as Helen Zille, premier of the Western Cape and former leader of the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA), did something so unutterably stupid. I am referring, of co…

[The Conversation Africa] It's remarkable how a South African politician as intelligent as Helen Zille, premier of the Western Cape and former leader of the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA), did something so unutterably stupid. I am referring, of course, to her notorious tweet stating that not everything about colonialism was bad.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Army Honours President Khama

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Commander of Botswana Defence Force (BDF) Lt Gen. Placid Segokgo yesterday (March 28) handed President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama two flags being the national flag and the BDF flag- a military gesture meant to ho…

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Commander of Botswana Defence Force (BDF) Lt Gen. Placid Segokgo yesterday (March 28) handed President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama two flags being the national flag and the BDF flag- a military gesture meant to honour President Khama following his exploits in the army before he became President of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

GSU Officer Who Killed Cousin to Serve Six Years in Jail

[Nation] A General Service Unit (GSU) officer attached to former Shinyalu Member of Parliament Justus Kizito has been sentenced to six years in jail after he was found guilty of killing his cousin.

[Nation] A General Service Unit (GSU) officer attached to former Shinyalu Member of Parliament Justus Kizito has been sentenced to six years in jail after he was found guilty of killing his cousin.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya