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Taxi drivers talk health

As high traffic volumes are expected on the national roads during the festive season when thousands of motorists make their way to their holiday destinations, taxi drivers are encouraged to prioritise their own health and that of their passengers.On Monday, the Departments of Health and…

Is Zimbabwe’s new president up to the task?

After a tumultuous two weeks of political brinkmanship, Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in today as Zimbabwe's new president, replacing the ageing Robert Mugabe who has led the country since independence.In his inauguration at a packed national stadium, Mnangagwa delivered a positive speech promising to "rebuild…

Concluding Intense Session, Third Committee Approves 5 Draft Resolutions on Children’s Rights, Assistance to Refugees, Persons with Disabilities

The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) concluded its seventy second session today, approving five draft resolutions on the rights of children, assistance to refugees, persons with disabilities, social development and terrorism.The role of parents and legal guardians in the education of children, particularly regarding…

Liberia: Ruling Party Challenges Election Results

Liberia's ruling party is challenging the results of the first round of presidential elections in which its candidate was the runner-up.The Unity Party has accused incumbent President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, one of its own members, of "interfering" with the results of the October 10 election,…