Uganda: Health Workers Abandon Ebola Screening Centers Over Pay

[Independent (Kampala)] Buliisa -More than 100 health workers deployed to manage various Ebola screening centers in Bullisa district have abandoned their duty stations citing none payment. The affected include members of Village Health teams-VHTs and Health workers attached to various health facilities in the district.

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Rwanda: Catholic Church to Build Cathedral at 1930 Prison

[New Times] After years of speculation about what next for the premises formerly occupied by Nyarugenge Prison, popularly known as ’1930′ the expansive prime property is set to accommodate what could be the country’s biggest Catholic cathedral.

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South Africa: Telecom Giant MTN Probes Alleged Payments to Taliban, Al-Qaeda

[This Day] Abuja -South African telecom firm MTN (MTNJ.J) yesterday said it was reviewing allegations that it, alongside other firms, violated the United States Anti-Terrorism Act by paying protection money to al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan.

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Malawi: Govt to Distribute Maize to Avert Hunger – VP Chimulirenji

[Nyasa Times] State Vice President, Everton Chimulirenji has said government has put in place strategies aimed at ensuring that no one dies of hunger in this country by providing relief food items and stocking Agriculture Development and Marketing Corporation (ADMARC) selling point with enough maize, saying 8 129 metric tonnes of maize has been set aside for distribution to household facing hunger.

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Nigeria: Exclusive – A Look at The Country’s Huge Contractual Judgement Debts

[Premium Times] As Nigeria puts together an appeal against the $9 billion judgement debt in favour of Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID), by the United Kingdom Commercial Court, the country is still haunted by other contractual judgements debts against it by local and foreign courts.

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