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South Africa`s TB Research Funding Drops

By Correspondent , 04 , Nov 2013

TB in South Africa is on the rise, but research funding falls short..... Funding for tuberculosis research and development has dropped worldwide, with South Africa also taking a severe knock. .. Read More →

Press In Kenya In Arms Over Draconian Media Bill

By Correspondent , 03 , Nov 2013

Nairobi (AFP) - Kenya's media reacted with shock and outrage Friday after parliament voted through a bill that could see journalists and outlets slapped with huge fines for violating a .. Read More →

French Journalists Killed In Mali

By Takudzwa Mashumba , 03 , Nov 2013

Two Frenchmen have been killed in Mali, Kidal after being abducted by gunmen. Journalists with a French radio Radio France Internationale, Ghislaein Dupont and Claude Verlon were kidnapped on Saturday .. Read More →

Niger Closes Migrant Camps following Sahara Deaths

By Correspondent , 02 , Nov 2013

Niamey (AFP) - Niger on Friday ordered the "immediate" closure of migrant camps in the north of the country after 92 people, mostly women and children, died of thirst trying .. Read More →

Disability Doesn`t Mean Inability

By Correspondent , 02 , Nov 2013

By Nomore Chinoda “We the ones who are challenged, need to be heard, to be seen not as disability but as a person who has and will continue to bloom, .. Read More →

South African Magistrate Faces Rape Charges

By Tendai Makaripe , 01 , Nov 2013

An East London based South African magistrate has been hauled before the courts facing rape charges. The magistrate’s alleged unbecoming behaviour has resulted in him being temporarily removed from the .. Read More →

The Forgotten Street Children Of Harare

By Correspondent , 01 , Nov 2013

By Pretty Chavango Wandering children in Zimbabwe`s capital’s CBD of Harare is slowly becoming a norm, from as young as 8 years old to teenagers, these children roam the streets .. Read More →

Horror As Almost 100 Die Of Thirst In Niger

By Takudzwa Mashumba , 01 , Nov 2013

Niger security officials have reported the discovery of 87+ dead bodies mostly women and children who died of thirst at the Niger/Algeria border while migrating to Algeria. The corpses of .. Read More →

Syria Surrenders To Chemical Weapons Manufacturing

By Takudzwa Mashumba , 31 , Oct 2013

The international watchdog for chemical weapons, Organisation for The Prohibition of Chemical Weapons OPCW has confirmed that Syria has destroyed all its chemical weapons production units. Under a disarmament timetable, .. Read More →