[ER24] World Heart Day on the 29th of September aims to create awareness around cardiovascular diseases, which are disorders of the heart and/or blood vessels, and its prevention.
[Daily Maverick] The Daily Maverick’s Scorpio, amaBhungane and News24, in cooperation with OpenUp and Finance Uncovered, have scooped the global gong for investigative journalism when the team was announced as a co-winner of the Global Shining Light award of the Global Investigative Journalism Network, the world’s most prestigious investigative journalism award.
[New Zimbabwe] LATE former State President Robert Mugabe is the one who expressed a wish not to be buried at the National Heroes Acre, confiding in close family members that he had been humiliated by the 2017 coup that ended his 37 year rule.
[The Conversation Africa] Popular protests against Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi have spread to at least eight cities, with the largest crowds gathering in Cairo, Alexandria and Suez.
[Zimbabwe Standard] FOR centuries France has had an undoubted special feeling for the African continent.
[Economic Commission for Africa] New York, NY (September 26, 2019): The second meeting of the Advisory Board of the ECA’s Centre of Excellence for Digital Identity, Trade and Economy held on the margins of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly discussed the progress of work of the Centre and lauded ECA’s efforts in advancing Africa’s digital agenda.
[Daily Trust] Nigeria has been re-elected as a Part 2 member of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Council for a new three-year term.
[The Herald] A coalition of five Southern African countries met recently in Malawi to discuss ways to address the growing global anti-tobacco lobby which is imposing tighter regulations and heavy taxes on the golden leaf, a major source of export earnings for the countries.
[East African] Travelers to Tanzania are being urged by the US State Department to exercise increased caution due in part to a “probable” fatal case of Ebola.
[East African] Following a rare public reprimand by the World Health Organisation for refusing to share clinical samples and test results to ascertain the death of a patient on September 8 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania has come out fighting against allegations of a confirmed case of the disease in the country.