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Uganda: Activists Start Campaign to Regulate Processed Fats

4 hours 52 min ago
[Monitor] Health activists under their umbrella, Uganda National Health Consumers' Organisation, (UNHCO) Thursday started a campaign "to get the country on track to regulate and replace the use and consumption of industrially-processed fats also known as trans-fats."

Zimbabwe: President Appoints New Chair for Justice Mabhikwa Tribunal

6 hours 25 min ago
[The Herald] President Mnangagwa has appointed retired judge Justice November Mtshiya to chair the tribunal to investigate the suitability of suspended High Court Justice Thompson Mabhikwa to hold a judicial office and extended the life span of the tribunal by another six months.

Namibia: Oshiputu Lays Community Clinic Foundation

6 hours 26 min ago
[New Era] The community of Oshiputu in the Anamulenge constituency laid their first brick on the construction of a clinic at their village.

Zimbabwe: President Hands Over Buses to Security Sector

6 hours 26 min ago
[The Herald] PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has handed over five buses to the country's security establishment and pledged to secure more to improve the transport situation for members of the uniformed forces.

Africa: Covax Forced to Slash Covid-19 Vaccine Deliveries Due to 500-Million Shortfall

6 hours 36 min ago
[WHO-AFRO] Brazzaville -- As the COVAX Facility is forced to slash planned COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to Africa by around 150 million this year, the continent faces almost 500 million doses short of the global year-end target of fully vaccinating 40% of its population. This shortfall comes as Africa tops 8 million COVID-19 cases this week.With the cutback COVAX is now expected to deliver 470 million doses to Africa this year. These will be enough to vaccinate just 17% of the population, far below the 40% target. An additional 470

Namibia: Americans Claim Police Search Was Illegal

6 hours 36 min ago
[Namibian] THE two American men charged over the killing of a young Namibian in Windhoek near the start of 2011 want evidence obtained during a search of their room in a guest house in the city to be excluded from their trial.

Zimbabwe: Suspended Harare Mayor Mafume Trial Set for October 18

6 hours 38 min ago
[The Herald] HARARE regional magistrate Mr Stanford Mambanje has set next month as the trial date for suspended Harare Mayor Jacob Mafume, who is alleged to have corruptly allocated residential stands to his sister and his law firm's secretary.

Cameroon: African Leopard Sighting Raises Hopes for Their Conservation in South

6 hours 43 min ago
[The Conversation Africa] In recent years, ecologists have been able to confirm the existence of species previously thought to be lost from former parts of their range.

Namibia: Inflation Ticks Lower in August

6 hours 52 min ago
[Namibia Economist] Namibia's inflation slowed to 3.4% in August on the back of a 4% increase in prices seen in July, the latest data by the Namibian Statistics Agency shows.

Zimbabwe: Premier Soccer League Returns in October

7 hours 2 min ago
[The Herald] THE Premier Soccer League is expected to start on October 20, ending a two-year hiatus that was due to Covid-19 outbreak.

Namibia: Seven Shortlisted for Fishcor Top Job

7 hours 9 min ago
[Namibian] SEVEN people have been shortlisted for the position of chief executive officer (CEO) at the corruption-tainted National Fishing Corporation of Namibia (Fishcor).

Zimbabwe: Conductor Killer in Court

7 hours 12 min ago
[The Herald] A Harare security guard, Campion Marowa (35) accused of gunning down a 22-year-old woman conductor on a Zupco-franchised bus at Kadada Shops in Dzivarasekwa 4 in the capital on Monday will appear at the Harare Magistrates Court today on murder charges.

Namibia: Americans' Murder Trial Goes Into Mini Trial

7 hours 15 min ago
[New Era] The trial of two American citizens, accused of the assassin-like murder of Andre Heckmair in Windhoek in 2011, is in a trial within a trial to determine the admissibility of a search conducted at a guesthouse room they occupied.

Zimbabwe: Consumption of Wild Animal Meat Increases Risk of Zoonotic Diseases - UN Report

7 hours 16 min ago
[The Herald] The taking of animals for wild meat consumption poses significant threats of spreading diseases from animals to humans such as coronavirus into the human population, according to a United Nations report released on Wednesday this week.

Zimbabwe: Masvingo High Court Acquits Convicted Rural Teacher

7 hours 21 min ago
[263Chat] Masvingo High Court Judges, Justice Sunsley Zisengwe and Justice Garainesu Mawadze have quashed conviction and 16-month imprisonment of Shilla Chisirumunhu, a teacher, who was convicted in 2020 for participating in a protest demanding improved salaries and working conditions for teachers.

Zimbabwe: Gains of the Liberation Struggle Long Forgotten - ERC

7 hours 24 min ago
[263Chat] Election advocacy group the Election Resource Centre (ERC) says gains of the liberation struggle have long been forgotten as the country continues to endure human rights violations reminiscent of the colonial era.

Africa: Zambia to Benefit From Hosting AU Summit

7 hours 24 min ago
[Times of Zambia] The upcoming African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government Summit which Zambia is scheduled to host in July next year, will have significant benefits for the tourism industry.

Namibia: FAO Ready to Follow Up On the UN Food Systems Summit

7 hours 25 min ago
[Namibia Economist] Qu Dongyu -- The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has entered a new era with a new structure and new dynamics. The 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are approaching; we have to change our agri-food systems urgently and holistically. This transformation requires a systemic approach and our collective action - Hand in Hand by producers, distributors and consumers, together with governments, private sector, academia and civil society.

Zimbabwe: Mapeza Targets World Cup Revival

7 hours 29 min ago
[The Herald] NORMAN Mapeza wants to breathe life into the Warriors' 2022 World Cup campaign after a poor start in which they have failed to score in their first two games.

Congo-Kinshasa: Aid for Homeless Slow to Arrive After Volcano Spews Lava

8 hours 12 min ago
[The New Humanitarian] Goma -- 'This [response] is small, highly political, and highly sensitive.'