Cancelled Protests Dominate Newspaper Headlines

[Nyasa Times] The postponed nationwide demonstrations organised by Public Affairs Committee (PAC) to push for electoral reforms slated for December 13 following government’s turnaround to table bills in parliament took center stage in the local press o…

[Nyasa Times] The postponed nationwide demonstrations organised by Public Affairs Committee (PAC) to push for electoral reforms slated for December 13 following government's turnaround to table bills in parliament took center stage in the local press on Wednesday with Malawi's flagship daily newspaper saying the decision to call off protests has just made an oppressive President Peter Mutharika's regime "even stronger."

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Closure of Action Aid Accounts Leaves 3, 604 Learners Stranded

[Monitor] The fate of 3,604 students and pupils supported by Action Aid Uganda in five eastern Uganda districts is uncertain following the freezing of the agency’s accounts.

[Monitor] The fate of 3,604 students and pupils supported by Action Aid Uganda in five eastern Uganda districts is uncertain following the freezing of the agency's accounts.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Aids, NCDs, and the ABCs of Organizing

[New Dawn] Geneva -Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), like heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, and chronic lung disease, are responsible for 70% of all deaths. There is incontrovertible evidence that tobacco use, inactivity, unhealthy diets, and ex…

[New Dawn] Geneva -Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), like heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, and chronic lung disease, are responsible for 70% of all deaths. There is incontrovertible evidence that tobacco use, inactivity, unhealthy diets, and excessive alcohol consumption increase the odds of dying prematurely from an NCD.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Village Council Boss Unhappy With Traditional Authority’s ‘Interference’

[New Era] Divundu -The Divundu Village Council CEO Athanasius Maghumbo says the Hambukushu Traditional Authority is interfering in the council’s jurisdiction, especially when it comes to land distribution in the area.

[New Era] Divundu -The Divundu Village Council CEO Athanasius Maghumbo says the Hambukushu Traditional Authority is interfering in the council's jurisdiction, especially when it comes to land distribution in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

60 Percent Ugandans Can’t Get Quality Healthcare – Report

[Monitor] Kampala -A new study shows that six in every 10 Ugandans cannot access good services at health centres due to unavailability of medicine and neglect by medical staff.

[Monitor] Kampala -A new study shows that six in every 10 Ugandans cannot access good services at health centres due to unavailability of medicine and neglect by medical staff.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Al Hoceima Events – Trial Postponed to Dec. 19 Before Casablanca Appeal Court

[MAP] Casablanca -The Casablanca Appeal Court postponed, Tuesday, the trial of suspects implicated in the events of the city of Al Hoceima to December 19 due to defence speeches over technicalities.

[MAP] Casablanca -The Casablanca Appeal Court postponed, Tuesday, the trial of suspects implicated in the events of the city of Al Hoceima to December 19 due to defence speeches over technicalities.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Germany Pledges to Contribute Towards Refugee Response

[Times of Zambia] The German government has pledged to contribute more than K8 million (700, 000 Euros) towards the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) refugee response in Zambia and Angola in 2018.

[Times of Zambia] The German government has pledged to contribute more than K8 million (700, 000 Euros) towards the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) refugee response in Zambia and Angola in 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia