[allAfrica] After significant strides across sub-Saharan Africa over the past quarter-century, there is now a deterioration in the macroeconomic health of many countries, warns Abebe Aemro Selassie, director of the African Department of the International Monetary Fund.
[CAJ News] An intense cholera outbreak has killed some 1 562 people in Eastern and Southern Africa since the beginning of the year. The deaths have been recorded from 104 095 outbreaks in Angola, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
[Deutsche Welle] A new hydrotherapy center in Zambia’s capital, Lusaka, is making an impact in the special needs field. Underprivileged children with disabilities now have renewed hope for better and free treatment.
[The Conversation Africa] The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) is the world’s largest radio telescope project, which will collect data over one million square kilometres from radio astronomy telescopes on the African and Australian continents.
[IAS] Paris – Studies point to new approaches and tools to strengthen the global HIV response
[IFEX] The International Press Institute (IPI) today expressed concern over the imposition of emergency powers in Zambia and recent comments made by the inspector-general of police that some publications could be closed while the 90-day state of emergency was in place.
[allAfrica] Washington, DC -A strong signal of growing business engagement with Africa by large U.S. corporations was the announcement last September by Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman of plans to invest over $1 billion in Africa over the next five years.
[Namibian] A penalty shootout decided the bronze medals in favour of Tanzania at the Cosafa Castle Cup while hosts South Africa took the Plate final after Friday’s double header at the Moruleng Stadium.
[Cosafa] Hosts South Africa were bundled out of the Cosafa Castle Cup on Sunday as Tanzania and Zimbabwe booked their place in the tournament semifinals.Ovidy Kararu kept up his goal scoring streak at the competition with a sixth goal in four games as Zimbabwe overcame fatigue to edge Swaziland in a 2-1 victory at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace.
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has lashed out at suspected UPND members for bringing down electricity supply lines in an attempt to sobatage his government.