Mitchell Makes Wholesale Changes to Bulls Team

[News24Wire] Blue Bulls executive of rugby John Mitchell made wholesale changes to his team to face Griquas in a Currie Cup encounter at Loftus Versfeld on Friday (18:15 kick-off).

[News24Wire] Blue Bulls executive of rugby John Mitchell made wholesale changes to his team to face Griquas in a Currie Cup encounter at Loftus Versfeld on Friday (18:15 kick-off).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Emily Mwebaze – News Anchor Who Grabs Life By the Horns

[Independent (Kampala)] Emily Mwebaze is a senior news producer at Urban TV, a subsidiary of Uganda’s leading media company; the Vision Group. It is the latest posting on a journey that started as a wish by her father, nurtured by passion, and supporte…

[Independent (Kampala)] Emily Mwebaze is a senior news producer at Urban TV, a subsidiary of Uganda's leading media company; the Vision Group. It is the latest posting on a journey that started as a wish by her father, nurtured by passion, and supported by many relatives.She is also a musician who specializes in Runyankore songs.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Hosting Motor Sport Sign of Growth – Minister

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -“Botswana’s ability to host continental motor cycling competitions is a sign of growth of the sport in the country,” says youth empowerment, sport and culture development minister, Thapelo Olopeng

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -"Botswana's ability to host continental motor cycling competitions is a sign of growth of the sport in the country," says youth empowerment, sport and culture development minister, Thapelo Olopeng

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Packaging Material Shortage Looms in Plastics Ban

[Nation] An acute shortage of packaging materials was Tuesday looming large over retailers after producers of plastic bags suspended operations, pending clarity on the ban on plastic bags that came into force on Monday.

[Nation] An acute shortage of packaging materials was Tuesday looming large over retailers after producers of plastic bags suspended operations, pending clarity on the ban on plastic bags that came into force on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Fighting Impunity – Police Officers Sentenced for Brutalising Demonstrator

[MFWA] Three officers from the anti-riot squad of the Niger Police were on August 22, 2017, sentenced to one year imprisonment each and ordered to pay 15 million CFA ($ 26,993 US) in compensation to a student who was detained and brutalised during demo…

[MFWA] Three officers from the anti-riot squad of the Niger Police were on August 22, 2017, sentenced to one year imprisonment each and ordered to pay 15 million CFA ($ 26,993 US) in compensation to a student who was detained and brutalised during demonstrations which took place in mid-April 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

Monusco Strongly Condemns the Intrusion of FARDC Troops Into Its Kananga Base

[Monusco] The Special Represtative of the Secretary-Geral in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Maman Sidikou strongly condemns the violation of the premises of the United Nations in Kananga, in Kasai ctral province on 28 August 2017 by soldiers of …

[Monusco] The Special Represtative of the Secretary-Geral in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Maman Sidikou strongly condemns the violation of the premises of the United Nations in Kananga, in Kasai ctral province on 28 August 2017 by soldiers of the Congolese Army.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Alarming Shortage of Health Personnel in Conflict-Affected Nigeria

[UNFPA] Maiduguri -Retired but not tired. This is how people describe Hauwa Lassa, a nurse and midwife who came out of retirement to care for women and girls affected by the conflict in north-eastern Nigeria.

[UNFPA] Maiduguri -Retired but not tired. This is how people describe Hauwa Lassa, a nurse and midwife who came out of retirement to care for women and girls affected by the conflict in north-eastern Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria