news From All Africa
- Africa: Science in Muslim World Improved but Still Dismal[SciDev.Net] The volume of science publishing from Muslim countries has grown in the past decade, but the overall state of research there remains poor, according to a report by the Task Force on Science at the Universities of the Muslim World.
- Africa: Film Dares to Show Health in the Real World[SciDev.Net] Film and journalists can uniquely reveal the drama and complexity of ensuring health breakthroughs reach the poor.
- Ethiopia: 952 – Three Digits That Change the Lives of Many[Key Correspondents] Whenever issues come up in life that are hard to share with family, friends or even health professionals, people in Ethiopia dial three popular digits – 952.
- Burundi: Judge in Bujumbura Calls Media Director to Court[RFI] The director of the last independent media group in Burundi was called in front of a judge on Monday morning. Short afterwards Antoine Kaburahe left a free man. The news comes as the Burundian capital saw more violence overnight on Sunday.
- Africa: Africa Needs Another Revolution – Mugabe[The Herald] President Mugabe has said Africa needs another revolution as it lacks complete independence due to the continued exploitation of it’s natural resources by the erstwhile masters.
- Ethiopia: ECX Launches 90 Million Br Coffee Tracing System[Addis Fortune] In the case of specialty coffee, lost identity means lost value. And Ethiopia, despite its rich and internationally acclaimed coffee products, has not been able to capitalize on its produce because it has not let its customers verify exactly where it is from.
- South Africa: Bad Weather Causes Flight Delays At OR Tambo[News24Wire] OR Tambo International Airport is experiencing delays on inbound and outbound flights due to adverse weather conditions and low visibility, Airports Company South Africa (Acsa) confirmed.
- Africa: Mixed Response From Africa to Paris Terror[Deutsche Welle] Europe is reeling from its worst terrorist attack in more than ten years. Comments on social media in Africa – in languages apart from English or French – range from sympathy to barely concealed hostility.
- South Africa: Water Shedding, Fines for Free State Towns[News24Wire] Residents of Moqhaka Local Municipality in the Free State will be fined R2 000 if they water their gardens during the current drought, said spokesperson Khojane Madiba.
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