Africa: Unpacking Pain – What Causes It and Why It’s Hard to Measure

[The Conversation Africa] Pain is difficult to measure. Unlike using a thermometer to measure body temperature, a blood test to measure blood glucose, or a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan to detect a tumour, there are no instruments or tests that objectively measure pain.

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Mozambique:Ruling Party Split Over Govt Election Bill

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The special session of parliament scheduled for today and Friday, 21-22 June, has been postponed, parliament’s Permanent Commission announced late Wednesday afternoon. No new date has been set. The session was scheduled to consider the draft election and local government law changes submitted to parliament by the Council of Ministers

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South Africa: Scandal Over Zuma’s Friends Brings Down SA Leaders of Top Global Firm

[KPMG] As has been widely reported, various allegations have been raised with respect to KPMG South Africa’s work on behalf of the Gupta family and work performed in 2014-2015 on the ‘Report on Allegations of Irregularities and Misconduct’ which KPMG South Africa produced for the South African Revenue Service (SARS report).

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