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South Sudan: WHO and the Government of Japan Establish a Port Health Facility At Juba International Airport to Enhance Public Health Security in South Sudan

September 18, 2021 | Source: WHO-AFRO

[WHO-AFRO] Juba – to improve capacity for coordination and communication to mitigate the risk of cross-border spread of disease and other public health threats, WHO with support from the Government of Japan has established and handed over a port health…

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Nigeria: Anambra State Launches First Mobile Technology Health Insurance Platform and Data Operations Centre

September 18, 2021 | Source: WHO-AFRO

[WHO-AFRO] Anambra State Governor Chief Willie Obiano has launched first Mobile Technology Health Insurance Platform (MTHIP) and Data Operations Centre (DOC) in Nigeria with funding from European Union and technical support from the World Health Organi…

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Nigeria: WHO Affirms Support for Covid-19 Traditional Medicine Research

September 18, 2021 | Source: WHO-AFRO

[WHO-AFRO] The World Health Organization (WHO) has reiterated its continuous support to the the Government of Nigeria in its goal of achieving self-sufficiency in the local production of traditional medicine.

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South Africa: Banking Glitch Triggers Health Workers’ Strike in Eastern Cape

September 18, 2021 | Source: GroundUp

[GroundUp] Department of Health promises employees will get salary within hours

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Africa: G20 Agriculture Ministers – Agri-Food Systems Are Key to Reducing Inequalities, Says FAO Director-General

September 18, 2021 | Source: FAO

[FAO] Florence — QU Dongyu emphasizes the need to address long-term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

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Mozambique: Hidden Debts – Privinvest Money Intimately Linked to Debts

September 18, 2021 | Source: AIM

[AIM] Maputo — Businesswoman Angela Leao, who is married to the former head of the Mozambican Security and Intelligence Service (SISE), Gregorio Leao, on Friday protested that prosecutors have asked about her real estate dealings and not about the cou…

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Mozambique: Hidden Debts – the Court Will Not Be Hurried

September 18, 2021 | Source: AIM

[AIM] Maputo — The Mozambican Bar Association (OAM) on Friday protested at what it regarded as excessively long interrogations of some of the accused in the current trial of 19 people charged with offences in connection with the scandal of the “hidden…

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Kenya: Protests Rock Sale of Ex-Portland Land Over Sh6.6 Billion Debt

September 18, 2021 | Source: Nation

[Nation] Dozens of squatters occupying land previously owned by East Africa Portland that KCB Bank wants to sell have urged the lender to investigate possible conflict of interest in the process.

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Namibia: Veld Fires Destroy Grazing in Omusati

September 18, 2021 | Source: Namibian

[Namibian] VELD fires are continuing to destroy grazing areas in the Omusati region’s Okahao constituency.

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South Africa: South Africa’s Troubled Power Utility Is Being Reset – CEO Sets Out How

September 18, 2021 | Source: The Conversation Africa

[The Conversation Africa] Eskom, South Africa’s state-owned power utility, is facing a litany of challenges. The Conversation Africa asked Professor Anton Eberhard, director of the Power Futures Lab at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of B…

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