Category Archives: Rest of Africa

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Africa’s poor laboratory services are hampering disease control

How Africa’s poor laboratory services are hampering disease control Laboratory services play an important role in diagnosing and monitoring diseases. They are also critical in identifying changing disease patterns that come about from changes in lifestyle, migration and population growth. These patterns often result in

Zimbabwe Limits the Use of Social Media with Threat of Arrest

Robert Mugabe’s government has threatened the public with arrest if found to be using Social Media for what the government deems to be abuse. It warns, “All sim cards in Zimbabwe are registered in the name of the user. Perpetrators can be easily identified.” Zimbabwe’s

Ex-Chad leader sentenced to life for war crimes

A Senegalese court on Monday, 30 May 2016, sentenced former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré to life in prison. Habré was convicted for crimes against humanity in a landmark case that rights groups say could open the door for more war crimes convictions on the continent.

Robert Mugabe 10 of his Famous Quotes

Robert Mugabe is one of Africa’s longest serving president. At 92, uncle Bob still has the energy of a teenager. He has made us cry and laugh at the same time. Here are some of the funniest quotes from President Robert Mugabe. Robert Mugabe’s Famous