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Ethiopia: France Swears 2 Billion Br to Finance Controversial Abattoir

By Samson Berhane

The French Development Agency (AFD) pledges close to two billion Birr financing to modernise and relocate Addis Abeba Abattoirs Enterprise on 20ha land within nine kilometres radius from the runway of Bole International Airport- the largest international airport in the country.

Admasu Nebebe, state minister of Ministry of Finance & Economic Cooperation (MoFEC) and Frederic Bontems, ambassador of France to Ethiopia signed the financing agreement on September 13, 2017, at the premises of the Ministry, located on King George Avenue.

The rapid population growth, which has already surpassed three million last year, coupled with insufficient capacity of the current Abattoir necessitated the relocation of the Abattoir, according to Degamlak Dendir, manager of the relocation project.

“This is a major step taken to modernise and bolster the capacity of the abattoir,” said Degamlak. “With the construction of the new abattoir, we can provide better slaughtering services to local as well as international clients.”

The loan was requested by the Addis Abeba City Administration after it decided to relocate and upgrade the current abattoir, which is located along Mozambique street commonly called Qera, in 2011.

Also, the fact that the Enterprise is facing major challenges including environmental, social and economic issues made the relocation necessary, according to the Enterprise.

“One of the major objectives of the project will be hygiene and quality of the product, said Bontems, during the signing ceremony while explaining the nature of the project. “It will help the Enterprise to comply with international environmental standards on top of boosting its production.”

The finance is secured five years after the project was ceased owing to a fear of rejection from Civil Aviation Authority over the feasibility of relocating the abattoir to Hana Mariam, around Tanzania Street, an area where planes descend for landing.

The Authority was worried that birds attracted by the abattoir would create problems for aeroplanes. Later on, the Authority gave the green light for the project after signing a memorandum of understanding with the Enterprise and Ethiopian Airports Enterprise.

“Although we have no objection to the project, we have agreed to follow up the project from the beginning of the construction till it becomes operational and even after it is operational,” an official who works at the Authority’s Aerodrome Department told Fortune. “The agreement gave us full authority to follow the project.”

The Authority and the Abattoir Enterprise agreed after the latter promised to construct a closed abattoir in the area.

“The new facility will be out of bird’s sight as it closed and no waste will be discharged outside the abattoir,” said Degamlak. “We have already planned to recycle the waste of the abattoir.”

The Enterprise has been slaughtering livestock in its existing facility over the past six decades, slaughtering around 400,000 livestock annually. This will be doubled after the realisation of the new project, according to Degamlak. It will help slaughter 60pc of the meat consumed in the capital.

The project, which is a part of the Second Growth & Transformation Plan, will be completed in the next five years, according to the Enterprise.

Degamlak confirmed that the Enterprise is in process of hiring a consultant for the project after floating a bid in April 2016, although he refrained from disclosing who they are dealing with now.

Home to over 100 million livestock, Ethiopia is listed amongst the top ten nations globally, in terms of livestock population. As of now, there are over 116 local and 70 foreign-owned abattoirs in the country. Last year, the country managed to export 95 million dollars worth of meat and meat products.

Bontems applauded the move of the Enterprise.

“I know the effort made by AFD, City Administration and MoFEC during the evaluation and design phase to make sure that the interests of local communities are taken into account,” he said. “This will continue to bear attention at a high environmental and social standard.”

About 6,000 people were living in the area before the City’s Administration cleared the land for the construction of the new abattoir.

“Sufficient compensation was given to people who are entitled to the property on the land,” said Admasu.

Ethiopia will repay the loan to France in 25 years. The duo signed the loan agreement at a time when the outstanding loan of the country has reached 23 billion dollars, according to the Ministry.

Malawi: Kamuzu International Airport Expansion Works On Track

By Brian Itai

Lilongwe — As part of the ongoing expansion and rehabilitation works at Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) terminal building, the airport is set to have a new surveillance equipment since the previous one broke down in 2000.

The high cost of the surveillance equipment has made it difficult for it to be replaced as it was last quoted to be at K 750 million in 2009.

Chief Consultant for Japanese Marubeni Protechs, Takao Yamaguchi, main contractors behind the rehabilitation works said they intend to put in place secondary surveillance radar equipment and automatic dependence surveillance broadcast mode equipment.

“It was not so much of a problem in terms of any risks. The equipment which we would provide under this project would enable aircrafts to be seen by the controller and other aircrafts in the vicinity which will enhance separation and safety,” he said.

On Monday, the contractors took members of the media on tour of the site to provide an update on the progress that has been made so far on the project which is being financed by Governments of Japan and Malawi through Airport Development Limited (ADL) and Department of Civil Aviation (DCA).

As part of the expansion phase of the project a new arrival wing, new departure wing and a new domestic terminal are being constructed while the rehabilitation phase will see the expansion and rehabilitation of the passenger terminal building.

“We intend to install X-ray scanner for checked and carry-on baggage, metal detector gate, portable metal detector, aerial work platform plus CCTV system which will also enhance the security of the terminal,” he said.

Yamaguchi said at the moment the capacity of the terminal is very small to accommodate passengers from three aircrafts which arrive at the same time from South Africa, Kenya and Ethiopia which has resulted in the space being too congested.

Chief Executive Officer for ADL, Rodrick Chattaika said with the kind of rehabilitation work being done it would mean doubling the available space and increasing the capacity to handle more aircrafts at KIA.

“This entails that we would now meet international standards in terms of safety and security while at the same time increasing the space that we can handle more passengers. The current space has limitations on the number of aircrafts it could handle and number of passengers.

“The arrival hall would be expanded, it would have more parking car cells, the immigration counters would be more than the current ones, and the check-in counters would be pushed backwards therefore increasing in number as well. The congestion will be less and the movement of the passengers will be quick,” he narrated.

KIA was constructed 35 years ago and as such the building facilities at the airport have severely deteriorated and damaged, requiring major rehabilitation work.

In addition to this problem, due to the increasing number of passengers and the concentration of air traffic volume, the check-in counter, immigration, baggage claim area and other areas are extremely congested during peak times.

The ground breaking of the project was done on 10 February in 2017 and the rehabilitation and expansion works are expected to be through in 2019 when the facility will be handed over back to the government.

Africa: Bridging the Maternal Healthcare Divide With Mobile Technology

By Joakim Reiter, Group External Affairs Director

Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.

Every day, about 830 women die due to complications related to pregnancy or childbirth around the world. The suffering is completely unnecessary.

Every day, about 830 women die due to complications related to pregnancy or childbirth around the world. For each death there are many more women who suffer traumatic, life-changing injuries due to pregnancy and childbirth. These figures are tragic, particularly when you consider that the majority of the cases occur in developing countries and almost all of them are preventable.

The suffering is completely unnecessary. In most instances, access to basic maternal healthcare would secure the wellbeing of these women and their babies. It’s not just about the number of hospitals and healthcare workers either, sometimes the healthcare is available, it just doesn’t reach the women who need it, particularly in rural communities. This is where mobile technology can help.

Take Tanzania as an example. About 70% of Tanzania’s 56 million people live in rural areas with limited access to healthcare. As a consequence, the Government of Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey estimates that in 2015 556 women died for every 100,000 live births, which is one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world. The number of Tanzanian women seriously injured because of traumatic deliveries is even higher: every year there are an estimated 3000 new cases of obstetric fistula alone.

Obstetric fistula is directly linked to a major cause of maternal mortality: obstructed labour. Untreated, fistula is not only distressing and painful, but many of the women are marginalised, isolated and no longer regarded by their communities as productive members of society. In 2016, the scale of the problem prompted the UN Secretary General at the time, Ban Ki-Moon, to call upon the world to end fistula within a generation, putting it at the same level as HIV and polio.

Many women with obstetric fistula don’t even know it can be treated. Even if they are aware, they have no way of getting to hospital, nor do they have the money to pay for treatment. With no hope of a cure, they suffer in silence, hidden away, making it extremely difficult for the health system to reach them.

For example, when the Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation Treatment (CCBRT) in Dar Es Salaam started offering free treatment to women with obstetric fistula in 2009 it only treated about 200 women a year – well below its capacity and a relatively small number compared to the total number of women in Tanzania suffering with the condition. It had the surgeons, facilities and money, but it couldn’t get the message to women that free treatment was available or have any way of sending them the funds to travel to hospital.

This is where mobile technology offered a lifeline. CCBRT partnered with the Vodafone Foundation to establish a pioneering new service called “Text to Treatment”. It enabled CCBRT to use text messaging to raise awareness and communicate with patients. They could also send women the money for them to travel to hospital via M-Pesa, a mobile money transfer service developed by Vodafone with support from the UK’s Department for International Development. In the first year of the service, the centre saw a 40% increase in the number of women treated. In 2016, 94% of the 1012 patients treated used the M-Pesa service.

Since then, USAID and the Vodafone Foundation have established a broader programme called “Mobilising Maternal Health” in Tanzania. Building on the work fighting obstetric fistula, its goal is to find ways that mobile communications can improve access to healthcare and help educate women in rural areas about pregnancy and childbirth.

A central pillar of the programme is a “ambulance taxi” service. A toll-free number in the Sengerema and Shinyanga districts connects emergency calls 24 hours, 7 days a week from expectant mothers to a network of 100 taxi drivers who will take them to the nearest, most appropriate health facility according to their condition and the fare is paid using M-Pesa. In one year the service played a critical role in reducing the number of maternal deaths by almost 30%.

If we are serious about achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal of reducing the global maternal mortality rate to less than 70 per 100,000 by 2030, there is so much more to do.

Bridging the rural-urban healthcare divide is pivotal, and the programmes in Tanzania, which have helped about 440,000 women in total, are a demonstration of the role mobile technology can play. The onus is on governments, donors, private companies, and international organisations to continue working together to harness the power of mobile technology to give every woman and child around the world access to quality healthcare.

Gambia: Work Advances On Trans-Gambia Bridge

Work on the Trans-Gambia’s bridge is in progress as most of the Concrete pillars that are to serve as the foot for the bridge, are near completion.

However, there are still some more pillars to be built as observed by this reporter on Wednesday 13th September 2017.

Readers would recall that in March this year, Foroyaa reported that the Trans-Gambia Highway is one of the most important roads in the country, connecting not only the northern and southern parts of the Gambia, but also linking the whole sub region. The highway is economically important both for the Gambia and Senegal.

Hence, the bridge is meant to facilitate rapid transportation of goods and services if the complaints of commuters and drivers regarding the long delays at the ferry crossing point, is anything to go by.

Samba Diop, a Senegalese commuter said if completed, the bridge will ensure the smooth, easy and rapid movement of people and goods; that the long delay experienced by motorist and passengers that is causing huge economic losses to both countries, will be a thing of the past. Mr. Diop asserted that he crosses every week as a business person, to get and move goods from southern Senegal to the North.

Readers will also recall that the laying of the foundation stone for the construction of the bridge, was done by the former Vice President under the then Jammeh administration, Aja Dr. Isatou Njie-Saidy, as part of activities marking the 50th anniversary of the country’s independence anniversary. The occasion was also graced by Mr. Mohammed Bun Abdallah Dionne, the current Prime Minister of the sister Republic of Senegal.

The official signing of the contract for the construction of the bridge, was done on the 11thof November 2014 and the duration for the construction was expected to last 36 months.

The bridge project as at the time of signing of the contract, was financed by the African Development Fund (ADF). When completed, the bridge aims to reinforce the economic cooperation and integration between the Gambia, Senegal and the ECOWAS community as a whole.

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Village Solar Microgrid Project Launched in Korogwe

By Daily News Reporter in Korogwe

AT least 50 households in Mpale village, Korogwe District have been connected to solar micro-grid during a project launched between the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) in collaboration with Ensol Tanzania Ltd.

Speaking during the launch of the project, Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, Dr Juliana Pallangyo said connection of power to the area will improve social lives and boost economic activities.

“I would like to thank UNCDF and Ensol for their efforts in promoting access to electricity and in particular renewable energy to improve local economic development and livelihoods,” she said. Ensol has thus far connected 50 households in Mpale Village to the solar micro-grid.

However, plans are underway to expand the project by connecting a total of 250 households by June 2018. She asked the community members to proper utilize the opportunity by engaging in various economic activities.

“I would like to ask Mpale villagers and all other people in this district to use power for income generating activities and not for lighting only,” she said.

Mpale village is located in the remote and mountainous Mpale Ward in Korogwe District, Tanga Region. The village has a population of more than 3,000 inhabitants and 730 households.

Since its establishment in 1972, the village has never had electricity. Most of the people in the village have been relying on unsafe and unclean kerosene as a lighting source. Dr Pallangyo noted that the health center in Mpale Village is now connected to the solar micro-grid.

Therefore, she requested the district officials to always make a good follow up to ensure health services are provided to wananchi as required. The Mpale project manager, Mr Prosper Magali said the partnership with UNCDF has been key in the solar micro-grid project.

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Evictee Complaints Blamed On Unjust Hopes

By Bernard Lugongo

UNJUSTIFIABLY high expectations are the reason behind complaints by people evicted to pave the way for execution of development projects, the government explained yesterday.

Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development, Dr Moses Kusiluka, said many evictees were nursing high compensation expectations as a result of increased awareness or wealth pursuit.

Dr Kusiluka was speaking to the ‘Daily News’ ahead of compensation to people who will vacate their lands for the construction of the Hoima-Tanga oil pipeline.

The 1,445-kilometre pipeline from Uganda to Tanzania will stretch through Tanzania’s eight regions – Kigoma, Geita, Shinyanga, Tabora, Singida, Dodoma, Manyara and Tanga.

A June unveiled report, ‘Balancing Infrastructure Development and Community Livelihoods,’ highlights some key findings from the execution of Mtwara- Dar es Salaam gas pipeline.

According to the Oxfam Tanzania and HakiRasilimali organisation compiled report, the communities affected by the gas project were dissatisfied on the compensations.

But, in an interview, Dr Kusiluka stated that the law applied in the valuation and compensation, saying the Land Acquisition Act of 1967 and the Land Law of 1999 provide for full, fair and prompt compensation to all evictees.

And the land policy also states that compensation for land acquired in public interest will base on opportunity cost concept, with valuation considering market prices, disturbances and transport, among others.

“The law is clear that if compensation is delayed, interest will be charged and has always been adhered to,” said Dr Kusiluka.

Speaking at the oil pipeline foundation stone laying, President John Magufuli declared that all people who deserve compensation will be fully paid, saying the land had already been surveyed and satellite photos taken to identify the areas for compensation.

Dr Magufuli categorically warned people who have started setting up infrastructure on the already surveyed land, saying payment will base on the status of the land during the survey.

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Government to Pay Oil Firms U.S.$1 Billion

By Frederic Musisi

Kampala — An early assessment of recoverable costs by the Auditor General (AG) reveals that Uganda owes the international oil companies at least $1b (about Shs3.6 trillion) in costs incurred on various activities during the exploration and appraisal phases since 2001.

The revelation was made by the director of Audit for Central Government, Mr Joseph Hirya, last Friday at the International Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) conference in Kampala.

The costs and other details pertaining to the oil and gas industry extraction have been a mystery given the confidentiality of the exploration and extraction agreements between government and the oil companies.

“These figures are however going to rise especially as the country moves into the [oil] development stage and eventually commercial production,” Mr Hirya added.

He could not provide a breakdown of the costs submitted by the different companies, but revealed that the AG’s office had also rejected some claims amounting to $70m (Shs250b) by the oil companies because they appeared “inflated.”

The $1b bill, according to sources in the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) which regulates the oil and gas sector, however is “as of up to 2012.”

“We are working around the clock to bring the figures up to-date,” said a senior PAU official.

The Auditor General is mandated to audit claims of recoverable costs submitted by the oil companies.

Under the Production Sharing Agreements (PSAs) with government, the oil companies are required to invest in the sector and will recoup their money once commercial oil production starts. According to government, production will start later in 2020.

The PSAs spell out the type of costs the companies can recover from government and those which are unrecoverable. The recoverable costs include all exploration, development, production and operating expenditures.

However, with the country moving into the development phase during which at least $8b (about Shs25 trillion) will be invested, there is worry that oil companies will submit more exorbitant claims in recoverable costs.

Until 2010, government had hired audit firms Ernst and Young and KPMG to assess the recoverable costs as the office of the Auditor General built its own internal capacity.

The Auditor General’s office has since taken over the auditing of the recoverable costs with a 10-member team.

The working group of the extractives industry of the INTOSAI convened in Kampala last week to share knowledge and expertise on conducting such technical audits, comprised officials from Iraq, Ghana, Botswana, Tanzania, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Zambia, Libya, and Sudan.

The meeting held under the theme: “Enhancing the audit of extractive industries: Risks and Mitigation” was part of the vast wide-ranging discussions to establish global guidelines for auditing the extractives sector –oil/gas and mining.

Uganda’s Auditor General John Muwanga chairs the working group on extractives, which has developed a draft policy.

Currently, there is no established policy to guide institutions auditing activities in the extractives industry, which has led to mining and oil companies get away with most of their sins.

The deputy Auditor General, Ms Keto Kayemba, said this has already proved “problematic” in Uganda where billions of shillings are being lost in the mining sector.

Rwanda: What the New Iso Certification Means for Central Bank

By Collins Mwai

The National Bank of Rwanda early this month received International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) certification for meeting standards in Information Security Management System.

The bank received ISO 27001:2013 certification becoming the first institution in the country as well as in the East African Community.

The certification means that the regulator has met global standards in processing transmission and storage of digital information and information processing assets of the bank.

According to experts, the certification means that bank’s systems can protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information assets from all threats in relation to the processing, transmitting and storing sensitive information.

The certification follows processes of establishing and implementing risk based information security controls as well as updating operational procedures of business functions.

According to the regulator’s ICT officers, the bank also moved to comply with statutory regulatory requirements and contractual security obligations as well as spreading security awareness amongst staff, interns, service providers, third party contractors and end users of the bank’s information systems.

The certification comes at a time when the country and the central bank are embarking on rolling out cashless economy systems and financial technology which could be compromised by cyber security threats.

Information security

According to a statement by the central bank, in light of the ever-growing cyber security threats, the development adds a layer of information security governance where by the bank’s key ICT infrastructure are protected and administered according to the accepted international standards.

“BNR being ISO 27001:2013 certified as the central bank and a regulatory body in the financial sector was also determined by its parties including staff, service providers, network providers, assessors and auditors, vendors and suppliers of goods and services, customers both financial sectors, public institution, ministries, statutory authorities like World Bank, IMF, African Development Bank (ADB,” the statement reads in part.

Justin Rurazi, the director-general of ICT development at the central bank, told The New Times last week that the global certification is a chance for them to set standards for players in the financial sector in the Information Security Management System.

“Now that the National Bank of Rwanda is certified, it serves to increase the confidence in the security of our systems amongst players as we roll out cashless systems in the country,” he said.

The ranking also serves to build trust and confidence among the interested parties that their data and other information is protected, thereby improving the value and customer satisfaction.

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Nigeria: Govt Confirms New Yellow Fever Case

By Ayodamola Owoseye

A case of Yellow Fever has been confirmed in Oke Owa in Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State, says the Federal Ministry of Health.

In a press statement released on Monday, the ministry said the case was confirmed in a young girl from the community after a laboratory diagnosis at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital at the Institut Pasteur, Dakar, Senegal on the September 12.

Following the confirmation of the case, the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, said the State Epidemiology Team has begun investigation into the affected area and neighbouring communities.

“A joint team from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, National Primary Health Care Development Agency and the World Health Organisation Country Office has been deployed to support the State in carrying out a detailed investigation and risk analysis,” he said

Mr. Adewole added that an Outbreak Control Team had also been constituted to ensure rapid and coordinated decision-making.

He assured the public that all the agencies of the Federal Ministry of Health and their partners would work together to support the government of Kwara to respond in order to prevent spread.

Yellow fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected aedes mosquitoes.

The disease is preventable, the most important measure to in prevention being vaccination against the disease.

A single dose of Yellow Fever vaccine is part of Nigeria’s routine immunisation schedule given to children at nine months and the dose is sufficient to confer sustained protection of up to 10 years.

It is meant to be given free at all primary healthcare centres and other children immunisation point .

According to fact sheets on the disease from the World Health Organization, yellow fever virus is endemic in tropical areas of Africa and Central and South America.

The international health agency said a small proportion of patients who contract the virus develop severe symptoms and approximately half of them die within seven to 10 days.

But since the launch of the Yellow Fever Initiative in 2006, significant progress has been made in combatting the disease in West Africa and more than 105 million people have been vaccinated in mass campaigns.

There is currently no specific anti-viral drug for yellow fever.

Mr. Adewole said a vaccination campaign is already being planned in the affected area in Kwara State to prevent spread.

Symptoms of the disease include fever, headache, jaundice, muscle pain, nausea, vomiting and fatigue.

Some infected people may, however, not experience any of these symptoms. In severe cases, bleeding may occur from the mouth, nose, eyes or stomach.

Other methods of prevention include using insect repellent, sleeping under a long-lasting insecticide treated net, ensuring proper sanitation and getting rid of stagnant water or breeding space for mosquitoes.

Mr. Adewole advised health care workers to practise universal care precautions while handling patients at all times and also urged to be alert and maintain a high index of suspicion.

South Africa: Deputy President Opens Eastern Cape HIV-Aids Centre

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has paid tribute to those men and women who do all they can to look after children with HIV.

“These are the good women and men of this community who make sure that children with HIV feel they belong and have a place under the warm African sun,” the Deputy President said on Sunday.

He was speaking at the official opening of the Vuyo Mbuli Empilisweni HIV/AIDS and Orphans Centre in Ndevana in the Eastern Cape.

The centre is a community initiative which started operations in 1999 with the help of the late SABC TV presenter Vuyo Mbuli and was officially registered as a non-profit organisation in 2002.

The centre – whose main focus is on HIV and Aids orphans – also works with caregivers of people who are on antiretroviral therapy (ART) and Tuberculosis (TB) treatment. The facility has been commissioned by the Department of Health to trace treatment defaulters in the area.

The Deputy President paid tribute to the caregivers who visit children in homes where there are no mothers and fathers.

“They are there to close the eyes of the deceased and comfort the living. They refuse to let the soul of our nation to be corrupted by the cardinal sin of neglecting hungry and homeless children.

“They feed, bathe, and clothe the sick and the weak. It is them who show our vulnerable children the door of the classroom,” he said.

Deputy President Ramaphosa said the leadership of the centre had crafted grand plans to stimulate economic activity and create jobs.

“They have internalised our National Development Plan and they have identified the areas that can yield positive results. We have been touched and moved by the vision you have crafted of achieving a community that is not haunted by poverty and shackled by injustice.”

Deputy Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams said the care centre will be supported with Information and Communications Technology (ICT) services.

This, said the Deputy President, is a significant step in bringing this much needed service to the community.

He added that the computer centre at the clinic will be developed in partnership with the State Information Technology Agency (SITA), MTN and the Universal Service and Access Agency of South Africa (USAASA).

He called for the initiative to be replicated in other areas to close the information technology gap and to prepare children for the knowledge economy and the fourth industrial revolution.

“We also want to acknowledge and call upon past, present and future potential partners to continue strengthening the work of this remarkable care centre.”

The Deputy President said it was pleasing for government to see companies stepping up to help the centre. This as Aspen Pharmacare has committed to provide the centre with solar water heaters.

In addition, government also applauded the National Lotteries Commission for being an excellent corporate citizen.

“Through their generous contribution, today we have the awe-inspiring Empilisweni building. This is the type of tangible outcomes that will assist the Empilisweni Centre and community to be better equipped to manage its operations,” he said.

“The National Health Insurance (NHI) identify them as the bedrock of an efficient, inclusive, and equitable national health system. We thus applaud Empilisweni for being an artery that supports the ideal of universal health care for all South Africans.”

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