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[The Conversation Africa] In the 2000s experts from the University of Cape Town and the South African Medical Research Council built a system to track AIDS mortality on a monthly and a yearly basis, using data from the Department of Home Affairs. In 2020 researchers built on this system to track COVID-19 deaths in South Africa. Now, South Africa is one of few countries in the developing world that have managed to build a near-real time mortality tracking system. The South African Medical Research Council publishes a weekly report o

[The Herald] Improved maternal and neonatal care has been classified as a critical strategy to reduce the number of women and newborns who die every day due to preventable causes.

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Only 55,531 people honoured their jab appointments out of 136,822 text message invites sent on September 17, standing at over 80 thousand who missed their appointments, according to the Health Ministry.

[Vanguard] Official Holmes, whose real name is Umughare Prosper, hails from Warri in Delta State. He started writing songs and discovering his passion for music at a tender age, infusing personal experience and raw emotions into his lyrics.

[New Era] His biggest wish was to ensure Namibian radios and televisions play at least 50% local music, and for corporates to sponsor one artist for a year as part of their corporate social responsibility.

[New Era] Three local musicians are joining forces with the Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) to help raise money in support of children fighting cancer.

[Premium Times] The union urged the Visitor to take the reset process in the university to a logical conclusion by constituting the Visitation Panel promised in May

[Reporter] The Addis Ababa Education and Training Quality Professional Competence and Assessment Assurance Authority announced that it revoked the license and recognition of eight Kindergarten (KG) and three primary private schools for allegedly performing below the expected standard.

[This Day] Gombe -- The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) said Nigeria has recorded no fewer than 20 attacks on schools with the abduction of 1,436 children this year alone.

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- National carrier Tunisair announced on Friday the resumption of its flights from Tunis Carthage airport to Tripoli-Mitiga and Benghazi airports in Libya starting September 23, 2021. The carrier recalled the obligation for passengers to comply with the agreed upon health protocol.

[ANGOP] Luanda -- TAAG - Linhas Aéreas de Angola (Angolan airways), presented a new commercial plan for international flights in three phases, effective from September 21 this year, to nine destinations, between Africa, America and Europe.

[Observer] On Thursday, September 9, the Liberia Tourism Working Group (TWG) held its third working session ahead of an unusually expected busy tourism season for Liberia. The day-long hybrid meeting discussed plans for upcoming events like the World Tourism Day, Liberia Tourism Brand and Marketing Launch, a December planned Liberia Cultural Festival amongst other topics.

Hogir Hirori's award-winning documentary portrays the struggles of activists determined to save Yazidi girls and women who were captured by the "Islamic State."

With the protective barriers removed from around the famous arch, people can get up close to the transformed war memorial.

The leading television awards are due to be announced this weekend at a grand ceremony in Los Angeles. The big question is: how diverse will the slate of winners be?

[Ghanaian Times] The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed the eight teams that will participate in the inaugural TotalEnergies CAF Women's Champions League competition in Egypt in November 2021.

[Ghanaian Times] The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed the eight teams that will participate in the inaugural TotalEnergies CAF Women's Champions League competition in Egypt in November 2021.

[Daily Trust] Rashida Hussaini, a 25-year-old woman, suspected to be supplying fuel to bandits in the forest, has been arrested in Katsina State.


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