Life Policy Claim Rejected Because Man Shot Dead ‘Didn’t Disclose Diabetes’

[News24Wire] An Atlantis woman whose husband was shot dead in crossfire while dropping his child off at crèche was stunned when financial services company Old Mutual rejected a life policy claim because he had not declared a medical condition.

[News24Wire] An Atlantis woman whose husband was shot dead in crossfire while dropping his child off at crèche was stunned when financial services company Old Mutual rejected a life policy claim because he had not declared a medical condition.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

New Mwanza Abattoir Set to Reduce Environmental Pollution

[Daily News] FOUL-SMELLING had been the order of the day for years at Nyakato Industrial Area, about nine kilometres from the shores of Lake Victoria and about eight kilometres from Mwanza City centre along Musoma Road.

[Daily News] FOUL-SMELLING had been the order of the day for years at Nyakato Industrial Area, about nine kilometres from the shores of Lake Victoria and about eight kilometres from Mwanza City centre along Musoma Road.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Nigeria Supporters Club Sends Out Battle Cry Against Cameroon

[Daily Trust] President General of the Nigeria football and other sports supporters club, Rafiu Ladipo has revealed the club’s plans to spur Nigeria to triumph against Cameroon.

[Daily Trust] President General of the Nigeria football and other sports supporters club, Rafiu Ladipo has revealed the club's plans to spur Nigeria to triumph against Cameroon.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Newly Appointed British High Commissioner to Mauritius Meets PM

[Government of Mauritius] The newly appointed High Commissioner of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Mauritius, Mr Keith Rennie Allan, paid a courtesy call today on the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Commun…

[Government of Mauritius] The newly appointed High Commissioner of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Mauritius, Mr Keith Rennie Allan, paid a courtesy call today on the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, at the Treasury Building in Port Louis.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Transport Ministry Reacts to Drivers’ Strike

[Foroyaa] The Ministry of Transport, Works and Construction has expressed dissatisfaction with the strike by drivers as a result of transport fare reduction, which took effect on 21 August, 2017. A press releasefrom the Ministry described the move by t…

[Foroyaa] The Ministry of Transport, Works and Construction has expressed dissatisfaction with the strike by drivers as a result of transport fare reduction, which took effect on 21 August, 2017. A press releasefrom the Ministry described the move by these drivers as unfortunate and indicated that, "to some extent, is affecting service levels in certain routes in the Country." The government has decided to stick to the price reduction it introduced and advised the drivers to abide by it.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

International Humanitarian Day – Oxfam Laments Horrifying Condition of Women, Children in IDPs Camps

[Vanguard] Abuja -As Nigeria joined the world to mark International Humanitarian Day on August 19, 2017, an international humanitarian giant, Oxfam, has lamented horrifying condition of women and children at Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camps in…

[Vanguard] Abuja -As Nigeria joined the world to mark International Humanitarian Day on August 19, 2017, an international humanitarian giant, Oxfam, has lamented horrifying condition of women and children at Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camps in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States as a result of Boko Haram attacks.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Case of Man Accused of Raping, Killing 3-Year-Old Courtney to Go to High Court

[News24Wire] “Every time I look at him I just want to kill him.” These were the words of Juanita Pieters, after the man who allegedly raped and killed her 3-year-old daughter Courtney appeared in the Goodwood Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.

[News24Wire] "Every time I look at him I just want to kill him." These were the words of Juanita Pieters, after the man who allegedly raped and killed her 3-year-old daughter Courtney appeared in the Goodwood Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Child Killed When WFP-Contracted Aircraft Hits House in South Sudan

[WFP] “We regret to report that a 5-year-old girl was confirmed dead at Juba Teaching Hospital where she was taken following the incident yesterday,” said WFP South Sudan Country Director Adnan Khan.

[WFP] "We regret to report that a 5-year-old girl was confirmed dead at Juba Teaching Hospital where she was taken following the incident yesterday," said WFP South Sudan Country Director Adnan Khan.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan