Police Arrest Man for Calling Constable a ‘Blood Sucker’

[Nyasa Times] A 28-year-old man identified as James Linyada of Chemusa Township in Blantyre is currently in police custody for calling a police officer “opopa magazi”- a blood sucker.

[Nyasa Times] A 28-year-old man identified as James Linyada of Chemusa Township in Blantyre is currently in police custody for calling a police officer "opopa magazi"- a blood sucker.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

WHO Bows to Pressure, Revokes Mugabe’s Appointment

[Vanguard] The World Health Organization (WHO) has reacted swiftly to international outrage over its appointment of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador, rescinding the post less than one week after it was announced.

[Vanguard] The World Health Organization (WHO) has reacted swiftly to international outrage over its appointment of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador, rescinding the post less than one week after it was announced.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Researchers Introduce New Methods to Monitor Giant Tortoises On World Heritage Site Aldabra

[Seychelles News Agency] Researchers from the Seychelles Islands Foundation, which manages the remote Aldabra atoll, have introduced new methods to monitor the population of giant land tortoises there.

[Seychelles News Agency] Researchers from the Seychelles Islands Foundation, which manages the remote Aldabra atoll, have introduced new methods to monitor the population of giant land tortoises there.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Gauteng School Bus Driver Arrested for Sexual Abuse of Pupil

[News24Wire] A school bus driver has been arrested after he allegedly sexually assaulted a 13-year-old pupil at a Gauteng primary school, provincial police said on Sunday.

[News24Wire] A school bus driver has been arrested after he allegedly sexually assaulted a 13-year-old pupil at a Gauteng primary school, provincial police said on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Director General Rescinds Goodwill Ambassador Appointment

[WHO] Geneva -Over the last few days, I have reflected on my appointment of H.E. President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs in Africa. As a result I have decided to rescind the appointment.

[WHO] Geneva -Over the last few days, I have reflected on my appointment of H.E. President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs in Africa. As a result I have decided to rescind the appointment.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Residents Oppose Oil Excavation Before They Are Paid Off

[Nation] A row is simmering in Kerio Valley with residents bordering Lake Kamnarok Game Reserve in Baringo County vowing not to allow oil extraction in the area citing lack of public participation.

[Nation] A row is simmering in Kerio Valley with residents bordering Lake Kamnarok Game Reserve in Baringo County vowing not to allow oil extraction in the area citing lack of public participation.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Cape Pioneer Trek Titles Decided

[News24Wire] The Spur/Red-E and Spur/Valencia teams of Alan Hatherly and Matt Beers, Ariane Luthi and Amy-Beth McDougall secured the 2017 Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek, presented by Biogen, titles on Saturday in Oudtshoorn.

[News24Wire] The Spur/Red-E and Spur/Valencia teams of Alan Hatherly and Matt Beers, Ariane Luthi and Amy-Beth McDougall secured the 2017 Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek, presented by Biogen, titles on Saturday in Oudtshoorn.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa