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DRC ministry says Ebola outbreak worst in nation’s historical past

2018-11-10 17:00:10

Democratic Republic of Congo’s well being ministry says the newest Ebola outbreak has now turn into the worst within the nation’s recorded historical past with 319 confirmed and possible circumstances.

The ministry stated late on Friday that the lethal virus has killed about 198 individuals for the reason that outbreak was declared on August 1 within the unstable east. These useless embrace 163 confirmed Ebola circumstances, with 35 possible deaths.

That is DRC’s 10th outbreak since 1976, when the hemorrhagic fever was first recognized in Yambuku.

Well being Minister Dr Oly Ilunga Kalenga stated the figures now exceed that outbreak. He stated no different epidemic has been as advanced.

Armed teams vying for management of DRC’s mineral-rich east have staged common assaults in DRC’s Ituri and North Kivu provinces, complicating the response by well being officers who’re additionally assembly neighborhood resistance.

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At the least 25 separatists killed in Cameroon: safety officers – NEWPAPER24

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At the least 25 separatists killed in Cameroon: safety officers

2018-11-14 13:07:05

Twenty-five separatists had been killed on Tuesday in combating in a restive English-speaking area of Cameroon, safety officers stated.

“Twenty-five ‘Amba Boys’ had been killed in three clashes in Mbot,” a village close to the city of Nkambe, a supply within the capital Yaounde stated on Wednesday, confirming a safety supply within the troubled Northwest Area.

“Amba Boys” refers to separatists who final 12 months launched an armed marketing campaign for the independence of Cameroon’s two anglophone areas, which they name Ambazonia.

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Equatorial Guinea captain rues misplaced preparation time – NEWPAPER24

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Equatorial Guinea captain rues misplaced preparation time

2018-11-14 11:55:32

Equatorial Guinea captain Genoveva Anonman Nze

Equatorial Guinea captain Genoveva Anonman Nze has admitted that will probably be robust for them on the Ladies’s Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana due to the restricted time they’ve needed to put together for the occasion.

The 2 occasions African champions had been solely reinstated to the match by the Confederation of African Soccer (Caf) every week in the past after they received an attraction.

The eight-team championship kicks-off on 17 November in Ghana.

Equatorial Guinea had been excluded after Caf upheld a protest from the Soccer Kenya Federation (FKF) over the eligibility of Annette Jacky Messomo who performed within the qualifiers.

Caf overturned the ruling and said that Messomo was “eligible to play for the nationwide staff of Equatorial Guinea.”

“It is true that we now have little preparation time and it’ll not be simple for us,” 29-year previous Anonman Nze advised Equatorial Guinea’s Soccer Affiliation.

“However we’ll go along with the mentality of constructing good matches.”

“We’ve got a brand new staff and younger gamers wanting to compete,” the 2012 African girls’s participant of the 12 months added.

Equatorial Guinea have received the Ladies’s Africa Cup of Nations on the 2 events after they served as hosts in 2008 and 2012.

Anonman Nze is considered probably the most excessive profile participant in Equatorial Guinea girls’s soccer historical past having additionally performed on the 2011 Fifa’s Ladies’s World Cup.

She scored Equatorial Guinea’s two targets at that World Cup, in a 3-2 defeat to Australia, and he or she was included within the All-Star staff turning into the primary African participant to realize such a feat.

Anonman Nze, who now performs for native staff Leones Vegetarianos, has seen her membership profession take her to international locations together with Germany, Spain, USA, South Africa, Israel, and South Korea.

She was the primary international participant to win the Bundesliga golden boot award when she scored 22 targets for her first German membership USV Jena within the 2011-12 season.

She is one in all 25 gamers who’re presently coaching underneath coach Severino Besecu in Malabo from the place they’ll depart for Ghana.

The 2018 Ladies’s Nations Cup additionally serves as qualifiers for the World Cup with the highest three finishers reaching France 2019.

However even when Equatorial Guinea end within the high three, they’d not qualify following a ruling by Fifa in 2017.

Equatorial Guinea are in group B alongside defending champions Nigeria, South Africa and Zambia who they’ll face of their opening match on 18 November.

Equatorial Guinea squad:

Goalkeepers: Lucredia Bobuiche Boabaila (Estrella de Rebola), Dolores Hernández Mansogo (Tremendous Leonas), Emiliana Nchama Ndong (Evina Yong)

Defenders: Marie Cruz Mangue Oburu, Esperanza Mbang Mba and Inmaculada Avelina Abang Ndong (Leones Vegetarianos), Naah Ghyslaine Salome Nke (Ewaiso Ipola), Cecilia Akeng Nengono (Evina Yong), Darine Nina Chuigoue (Logrono, Spain), Leatitia Chapeh Yimga (Lille Metrople, France)

Midfielders: Jacky Mossomo Anntie (Dallas Spurs), Diana Meriva Bileu (Atletico Malabo Feme), Celestina Manga Besecu, and Diala Blesing (Spuer Leonas), Elena Obono Nkuamdum (Estrella de Bumudi), Catana Andeme Engoga Mangue (Evina Yong), Ramona Mibuy Ndong (Leones Vegetarianos), Milagrosa Mecheba Ebako (Fuensalida), Crystel Nyepel (Ewaiso Ipola)

Forwards: Genoveva Anonman Nze and Luz Milagros Obong Obiang (Leones Vegetarianos), Jade Boho Sayo (Logrono, Spain), Gloria Okoro Chinaza (Ewaiso Ipola), Berla Melania Okomo Ochaga (Atletico Malabo Feme), Eugenia Bokoka Mosua (Actual Dona)

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South Africans suggested to display screen for diabetes – NEWPAPER24

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2018-11-14 04:14:03

JOHANNESBURG – South Africans have been urged to endure common diabetes screenings.

READ: Diabetes on the rise in SA

On Tuesday, the Metropolis of Johannesburg partnered with Healthcare Firm Novo Nordisk to launch an consciousness marketing campaign across the illness.

Greater than 1.eight million South Africans had been residing with Diabetes final 12 months.

It has been recognized because the second main reason for demise within the nation.

These blue lights signify a dedication to boost consciousness round diabetes in Johannesburg.

If left undiagnosed and untreated diabetes is usually a silent killer.

READ: New app helps diabetics to handle illness 

Johannesburg Well being MMC, Mpho Phalatse, mentioned, “we’re right here to demystify a number of the concepts some folks have about diabetes as a result of that is the explanation why about 1.5 million persons are strolling round undiagnosed and that’s the reason it’s harmful.” 

“We don’t need to see folks when they’re already going blind, experiencing kidney failure, once they already want an amputation.”

In the case of sort 2 diabetes – about 90% of the circumstances are preventable.

READ: Youngsters residing with diabetes 
 

Novo Nordisk Normal Supervisor, Venkat Kalyan, mentioned, “there was a survey accomplished that discovered greater than 69% of individuals with diabetes are usually not in good management.”

“Lots of them are usually not even conscious so we’re working with companions to get the attention extra.”

The Metropolis of Johannesburg hopes to make use of this marketing campaign to encourage early testing and a wholesome life-style.

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