Category Archives: Medical

Southern African leaders, at General Assembly, call for levelling the economic playing field

Warning that Africa is beset by the double scourge of the disparity of the global economy and illicit financial outflows, South African President Jacob Zuma today called on the United Nations to play a central role in tackling both issues,

SOUTH AFRICAN MODEL CHALLENGES GRACE MUGABE’S IMMUNITY OVER ASSAULT ALLEGATION

JOHANNESBURG, A South African model who has said she was whipped with an electric cord by Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe has filed court papers challenging the government's decision to grant her diplomatic immunity, advocacy group Afriforum said.Po...

ECA unveils model law on transboundary infrastructure development in Africa

The Economic Commission for Africa on Thursday unveiled the Model Law that provides a framework for the harmonization of cross-border rules, regulations, laws and policies governing transboundary infrastructure projects in Africa. The Model Law, unvei...

ECA unveils model law on transboundary infrastructure development in Africa

The Economic Commission for Africa on Thursday unveiled the Model Law that provides a framework for the harmonization of cross-border rules, regulations, laws and policies governing transboundary infrastructure projects in Africa. The Model Law, unvei...

DRC Landslide Death Toll Seen Topping 200

DAKAR, SENEGAL � A landslide in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo most likely killed more than 200 people, based on estimates from the number of households submerged, the vice governor of affected Ituri province said Friday.

The landslide struck the

Doctor: Baby Girl ‘Tear Gassed, Beaten by Kenyan Police’ Dies

KISUMU, KENYA � A six-month-old girl has died in Kenya, her doctor told Reuters on Tuesday, after her parents said she was tear gassed and clubbed by police in a security crackdown after last week's disputed election.

Samantha Pendo was asleep