South Africa: Why Anti-Vaccine Beliefs Spread So Fast On the Internet

[The Conversation Africa] There’s been a recent increase globally in outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases. This can be seen in recent measles outbreaks in parts of the world where it was thought to have been eradicated.

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Nigeria: Desperation to Hold Power Fuels Conflict, Says Jonathan

[Guardian] Abuja -”There is a vicious cycle in Africa where the struggle for political power leads to conflicts that bring up poor governance and create hardship which fuels the struggle for change of leadership, thus creating further conflicts and poor leadership.”

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Zimbabwe:Mnangagwa Defends Govt’s 2 Percent Tax On Electronic Transfers

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa Monday defended the new 2 percent tax recently levied on electronic transfers insisting it was a worthy pain locals have to bear with as his government takes measures to remedy the current economic crisis.

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