Botswana: Joubert Opposes ‘Blood Law’ – As Botswana Moves to Lift Hunting Ban

[The Patriot] Respected conservation spokesperson Dereck Joubert has reacted to the recent recommendation by a Botswana government committee that the ban on trophy hunting should be lifted, elephants culled and fences be erected to prevent certain wildlife migration:

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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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Africa: Children and HIV/Aids – ‘We Need to Talk About Men’s Power Over Girls’

[allAfrica] Johannesburg -360,000 adolescents are projected to die of AIDS-related diseases between 2018 and 2030. This means 76 adolescent deaths every day — without additional investment in HIV prevention, testing and treatment programmes, UNICEF has said in a new report titled Children, HIV and AIDS: The World in 2030.

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Zimbabwe: Former Deputy Minister Gandawa On The Run

[The Herald] Former Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development deputy minister Godfrey Gandawa was today issued with an arrest warrant after he failed to turn up for his corruption trial relating to the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef).

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