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Health volunteer visits households to check children under five.

Community health workers important in bridging the human resources gap

Wednesday 26 November 2014 20:39

African health care experts meeting in Kenya say the use of community health workers on the continent will go a long way in bridging the human resources gap on the continent.

Community health workers important in bridging the human resources gap

Wednesday 26 November 2014 20:39

African health care experts meeting in Kenya say the use of community health workers on the continent will go a long way in bridging the human resources gap on the continent.

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Namibian opposition heading to court for poll postponement

Wednesday 26 November 2014 20:35

Namibian opposition parties are heading to the Supreme Court to appeal a High Court ruling that dismissed their application for Friday's election to be postponed.

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Zimbabwe vice president on the brink of losing party position

Wednesday 26 November 2014 14:38

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's ruling ZANU-PF party has barred his embattled deputy Joice Mujuru from contesting a seat in its highest decision-making organ.

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Author Martin Meredith unpacks Africa’s darkest past

Wednesday 26 November 2014 11:37

Journalist, author and historian, Martin Meredith has just released his new book, ‘Fortunes of Africa: A 5 000 Year History of Wealth, Greed and Endeavour’.

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SA woman arrested for drug smuggling in Kenya

Wednesday 26 November 2014 05:42

A 45-year-old South African woman has been arrested in Kenya for the possession of cocaine worth R1.7 million.  

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Namibia's political parties against electronic voting machines

Wednesday 26 November 2014 05:40

Namibia's High Court in Windhoek is expected to make a ruling to determine whether elections should go ahead after political parties filed applications against the use of electronic voting machines.

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Female suicide bombers kill at least 21 in Nigeria's northeast

Tuesday 25 November 2014 18:04

Two female suicide bombers killed at least 21 people on Tuesday in a busy market area of Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, centre of a militant Islamist insurgency, emergency services said.

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SA woman arrested in Kenya for drug possession

Tuesday 25 November 2014 16:34

A 45-year-old South African woman was arrested in Kenya over the weekend in possession of cocaine worth R1.7 million.

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Nigerians, Ghanaians live in fear in Lesotho

Tuesday 25 November 2014 11:50

Nigerians and Ghanaians living in Lesotho say they are living in fear after recent media reports that mercenaries from their countries had been allegedly been sent to assassinate the Prime Minister.

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Families of Nigeria disaster victims placing hopes in govts

Monday 24 November 2014 15:43

The families of the eleven victims of the Nigerian church building collapse say they are pinning all their hopes on governments to ensure that they are also returned.

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