First Privately Owned Satellite Launched Into Orbit

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Weighing just 2.5kg, South Africa’s first privately owned nanosatellite, nSight1, has been successfully launched into orbit from the International Space Station (ISS).

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Weighing just 2.5kg, South Africa's first privately owned nanosatellite, nSight1, has been successfully launched into orbit from the International Space Station (ISS).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Army Disowns Chicken Thief

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) has disassociated itself from a 25-year-old man who was convicted of theft by a Mutare magistrate last week. Rushmore Nyamutata was convicted of stealing four chickens and sentenced to 10 days or to pay a f…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) has disassociated itself from a 25-year-old man who was convicted of theft by a Mutare magistrate last week. Rushmore Nyamutata was convicted of stealing four chickens and sentenced to 10 days or to pay a fine of $50 by Mr Innocent Bepura. Director army public relations Lieutenant-Colonel Alphios Makotore said in a statement yesterday that Nyamutata was discharged from service in 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Whistle Blower Lands in Prison for Giving False Information

[This Day] Abuja -An Upper Area court sitting in Gudu, Abuja, has remanded one Ahmed Echoda in Keffi prison for giving false information which led to the raiding of the house of the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu.

[This Day] Abuja -An Upper Area court sitting in Gudu, Abuja, has remanded one Ahmed Echoda in Keffi prison for giving false information which led to the raiding of the house of the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Preparations for Ruling Party Congress ‘Well Advanced’

[AIM] Maputo -Preparations for the 11th Congress of Mozambique’s ruling Frelimo Party, scheduled for September in the southern city of Matola, are well advanced, according to the Central Committee Secretary for Mobilization and Propaganda, Antonio Niqu…

[AIM] Maputo -Preparations for the 11th Congress of Mozambique's ruling Frelimo Party, scheduled for September in the southern city of Matola, are well advanced, according to the Central Committee Secretary for Mobilization and Propaganda, Antonio Niquice.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

President Calls for Strengthening Ruling Party’s ‘Internal Cohesion’

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi, speaking in Maputo in his capacity as president of the ruling Frelimo Party, declared that the extraordinary meeting of the Party’s Central Committee, which began on Friday morning, is “the highest form …

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi, speaking in Maputo in his capacity as president of the ruling Frelimo Party, declared that the extraordinary meeting of the Party's Central Committee, which began on Friday morning, is "the highest form of strengthening internal cohesion and consolidating the Party's gains".

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Gulf Widens Between Mayor and Opposition

[AIM] Maputo -The rift between Mahamudo Amurane, mayor of the northern city of Nampula, and the party on whose ticket he was elected in 2013, the opposition Mozambique Democratic Movement (MDM) is continuing to widen, with Amurane now demanding a forma…

[AIM] Maputo -The rift between Mahamudo Amurane, mayor of the northern city of Nampula, and the party on whose ticket he was elected in 2013, the opposition Mozambique Democratic Movement (MDM) is continuing to widen, with Amurane now demanding a formal apology from MDM leader Daviz Simango.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Renamo Leader Dhlakama Complains of ‘Slowness’ in Negotiations

[AIM] Maputo -Afonso Dhlakama, leader of the Mozambican rebel movement Renamo, on Wednesday complained at the slow pace of negotiations for a definitive peace between his militia and the Mozambican defence and security forces, but urged his followers t…

[AIM] Maputo -Afonso Dhlakama, leader of the Mozambican rebel movement Renamo, on Wednesday complained at the slow pace of negotiations for a definitive peace between his militia and the Mozambican defence and security forces, but urged his followers to be patient.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

More EU Funding for Water and Sanitation in Inhambane

[AIM] Maputo -The European Union ambassador to Mozambique, Sven von Burgsdorff, has announced the grant of an additional 500,000 euros (about 560,000 US dollars), to be spent over the next 18 months for the water supply, sanitation and hygiene programm…

[AIM] Maputo -The European Union ambassador to Mozambique, Sven von Burgsdorff, has announced the grant of an additional 500,000 euros (about 560,000 US dollars), to be spent over the next 18 months for the water supply, sanitation and hygiene programme in the towns of Morrumbene, Homoine and Jangamo, in the southern Mozambican province of Inhambane.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique