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[Daily News] Ms Neema Lugangira has emerged one of five Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) winners to be awarded and receive an investment capital to the tune of 3,500 euros in the first edition of Scaling Up Nutrition Pitch Competition.
Violent people are often the product of violent surroundings. But genetics can play a role, too. Traumatic experience can be passed down from generation to generation — and manifest itself in violent outbreaks.
[Premium Times] Nigerian healthcare professionals who lived and worked abroad but are back have urged their colleagues still in the diaspora to come back and develop the nation's health sector.
[The Herald] CHAMPION Tinotenda Ryan Gumbo is confident that he will successfully defend his title at the Givemore Marume Classic men's physique category at Zimbabwe College of Music tomorrow. Gumbo will take to the podium along with several athletes for the second edition of the Classic which is organised by veteran body-builder Givemore Marume.
[Vanguard] Seun Kuti, afro-beat singer and one of late Fela Anikulapo-Kuti's sons, has explained what the annual Felabrationmusic festival, usually held at the New Afrika Shrine to celebrate the life and times of the late afro-beat maverick, means to the entire Anikulapo family.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Musician-turned-MP Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, has slammed controversial rapper Kanye West's decision to meet Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni.
[Foroyaa] The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today announced that it will transfer to participating elementary schools and early childhood development centres an initial amount of more than US$ 370,000 (D 18.5 million) to provide daily meals for up to 60,000 young students.
[Monitor] Kampala -Science teachers whose salary was increased to Shs2m have been asked to refund the money on account that the payment was made in error.
[Ghanaian Times] Ho -THE three teachers of Sokode Senior High Technical School, who reportedly beat up a female student and left her with swollen knees, have admitted the offence in their caution statements to the police.
[Guardian] To improve the travel culture within the country, encourage local tourism to boost Internally generated revenue (IGR), the Nigeria Travel Week is set for its second edition taking place on November 23 and 24, at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria island, Lagos.
[SNA] Khartoum -The regualr news forum of Sudan News Agency (SUNA) will to host on Tuesday noon the Minister of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities to cast light on the 14th session of the Khartoum international Book Fair.
[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE Tourism Authority (ZTA) chief executive Karikoga Kaseke is stepping down after 13 years at the helm of the organisation in a development that comes at a time when government is reforming largely insolvent state enterprises.
Best known for his fairy tales such as The Little Mermaid and The Ugly Duckling, the Danish storyteller also created hundreds of paper silhouettes. An exhibition in Bremen shows his remaining visual works.
The German drama series Deutschland 83, which gained a global cult following, returns for a new season set three years later. Undercover spy Martin Rauch, who's been banished to Africa, is called back to the field.
The renowned street artist Banksy has released a video suggesting that the shredding of "Balloon Girl" didn't go as planned. The canvas wasn't totally cut into strips — and the artwork's value likely went up.
[Guardian] October is known as "art month" in London, and fortunately there is a significant amount of African talent being represented in the city during this period. With 1-54 and Frieze having just taken place, as well as world-renowned auction houses Bonhams and Sotheby's holding their Modern & Contemporary African Art sales, it's hard not to notice that there is an ever-growing movement recognising Nigeria in particular as a leader in this sector.
[Daily Maverick] The Glass Ceilings 2018 findings show the challenge today is not about the numbers game, with almost equal numbers of women and men in the media, but sexism is alive and well in South African newsrooms, and taking ugly forms in the digital era.
[Gender Links] A presstitute, a whore, a harridan, an animal and a quisling: these are just a few of the misogynous labels that one of South Africa's best known black women editors has endured in cyber space as she has stood up boldly against state capture.