news From All Africa
- South Africa: Khayelitsha Rugby Academy Leads the Grassroots Rugby Transformation Fight
[Daily Maverick] From having to deal with coaches being robbed at gunpoint to helping kids with malnutrition become rugby ready, this little rugby academy in Khayelitsha has taken giant strides in a very short time. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.
- Kenya: How New Set of Regulations Will Change the Business Landscape
[Nation] Six new legislations are set to transform Kenya’s business landscape and thrust the country’s competitiveness to greater heights when fully implemented.
- Uganda: Key Organisers for Pope Visit Named
[Monitor] Kampala -Senior Uganda Catholic Church officials have been assigned key roles to ensure the planned visit by the Pope in November goes without incident.
- South Africa: Antelope Kills Famous Cheetah
[News24Wire] The first cheetah to be introduced into the Great Karoo in 125 years, has been killed by an antelope.
- Nigeria: Nation's Wobbly Scheme Pains Pensioners
[Guardian] After many years of toil, in service to the nation, millions of retirees will be faced with a pension system that is skewed to inflict them with pain and regret until their dying day. Little wonder, pension matters have continued to spark litanies of woes and cries of injustice.
- Tanzania: Centre of Excellence At Muhimbili a Fine Thing
[Daily News] The African Development Bank (AfDB) recently gave a big boost to Tanzania’s social-economic programmes through a soft loan in support of its campaign against non-communicable diseases.
- Cameroon: More Vigilante Groups to Fight Boko Haram in Cameroon
[Deutsche Welle] Officials were reacting to seven attacks that left 24 people dead and 40 injured in northern Cameroon in the last five days.
- Africa: Fake Medication 'More Profitable Than Illicit Drugs'
[RFI] The fake drug market, worth over 400 billion euros, is more profitable than the sale of illicit drugs. Each year 800,000 people, most of them in Africa, die because of fake drugs, because they can be less expensive and more accessible than the real thing. RFI has launched a public awareness campaign against fake medications with the Chirac Foundation with the slogan “Street medication kills”.
- Zambia: Women Pay the Price for Mining Expansion
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Shinengene, Zambia -The women sat quietly in a village church in northwest Zambia, the sun slanting down on their colourful Sunday outfits as they told how life had changed since their chief sold a tract of land to a foreign firm for a new copper mine, displacing hundreds of families.
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