Gao Between Fear and Hope

[Deutsche Welle] A unity conference began in Mali’s capital, Bamako, to kick-start reconciliation as mandated by a peace accord signed in 2015. It’s a step towards stabilizing the whole country. But what do Malians in the north hope for?

[Deutsche Welle] A unity conference began in Mali's capital, Bamako, to kick-start reconciliation as mandated by a peace accord signed in 2015. It's a step towards stabilizing the whole country. But what do Malians in the north hope for?

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Meet Ghanaian Nancy Abu-Bonsrah – First Black Female Neurosurgeon At Johns Hopkins Hospital

[This is Africa] We start this week with heartwarming news, Ghanaian Nancy Abu-Bonsrah becomes the first black female Neurosurgeon at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Abu-Bonsrah left Ghana at the age of 15, and has been in the U.S for nearly 11 years. The …

[This is Africa] We start this week with heartwarming news, Ghanaian Nancy Abu-Bonsrah becomes the first black female Neurosurgeon at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Abu-Bonsrah left Ghana at the age of 15, and has been in the U.S for nearly 11 years. The first physician in her family, including the extended family, Abu-Bonsrah was matched with Johns Hopkins Hospital to specialize in Neurological Surgery. A hearty congratulations on the remarkable achievement.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

‘Nigeria Should Harness Potentials of Regenerative Medicine’

[Daily Trust] Dr. David Ikudayisi is the Medical Director, Glory Wellness & Regenerative Centre, a multi-specialty health care center, in Lagos and Abuja. Ikudayisi who is based in the United States said he is excited about the prospects of coming back home to help put Nigeria on the continental and global medical map through regenerative medicine. He also spoke on the controversy surrounding embroyonic stem cell therapy among others.

[Daily Trust] Dr. David Ikudayisi is the Medical Director, Glory Wellness & Regenerative Centre, a multi-specialty health care center, in Lagos and Abuja. Ikudayisi who is based in the United States said he is excited about the prospects of coming back home to help put Nigeria on the continental and global medical map through regenerative medicine. He also spoke on the controversy surrounding embroyonic stem cell therapy among others.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘If You See a U.S.$100 Note, It’s Been Sneaked In’

[News24Wire] Cash-strapped Zimbabwe is trying to stop banks importing high-denomination US dollar bills – and that means you shouldn’t see $100 notes in banks or supermarkets, state media is reporting.

[News24Wire] Cash-strapped Zimbabwe is trying to stop banks importing high-denomination US dollar bills - and that means you shouldn't see $100 notes in banks or supermarkets, state media is reporting.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Four Arrested for Drugs Worth R1 Million

[SAPS] On Sunday, 26 March 2017, at approximately 13:00 an Ethekwini Inner South Intelligence Driven joint operation successfully arrested four drug dealers, as well as recovered drugs to the estimated value of R1 million.

[SAPS] On Sunday, 26 March 2017, at approximately 13:00 an Ethekwini Inner South Intelligence Driven joint operation successfully arrested four drug dealers, as well as recovered drugs to the estimated value of R1 million.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rwanda Skips Ingabire Trial

[East African] Rwanda skipped a hearing of the case brought against it by jailed opposition politician Victoire Ingabire at the African Court on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) last week, in protest against two NGOs whose activities it claims are com…

[East African] Rwanda skipped a hearing of the case brought against it by jailed opposition politician Victoire Ingabire at the African Court on Human and People's Rights (ACHPR) last week, in protest against two NGOs whose activities it claims are compromising the court's independence.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Three More Kenyan Firms Issue Profit Warnings

[East African] Three more companies have joined the list of Kenyan companies warning of a decline in profit for the 2016 financial year, signalling a difficult operating environment and the poor performance of the economy.

[East African] Three more companies have joined the list of Kenyan companies warning of a decline in profit for the 2016 financial year, signalling a difficult operating environment and the poor performance of the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya