Analysts Say Chaponda’s Arrest Is ‘Window Dressing’

[Nyasa Times] Local commentators have expressed some caution and reservations over the recent arrest of former Minister of Agriculture Honourable George Chaponda who has been charged with graft for allegedly profiting in a $35million maize import deal …

[Nyasa Times] Local commentators have expressed some caution and reservations over the recent arrest of former Minister of Agriculture Honourable George Chaponda who has been charged with graft for allegedly profiting in a $35million maize import deal from neighbouring Zambia, saying the arrest might be a sign of desperation, panic and "window dressing" on the part of authorities.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Zuma Appointed Construction Company Ahead of Tender Process – Nkandla Hearings

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma appointed construction company Moneymine Enterprises long before the Department of Public Works was involved in the Nkandla tender process, the Nkandla disciplinary hearing heard on Thursday.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma appointed construction company Moneymine Enterprises long before the Department of Public Works was involved in the Nkandla tender process, the Nkandla disciplinary hearing heard on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Arrested Former Minister Chaponda ‘Hides Face in Shame’

[Nyasa Times] A crowd hurled insults at embattled former Minister of Agriculture , Irrigation nd Water Development George Chaponda on Wednesday evening following his arrest earlier in the day by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) and two others linked to…

[Nyasa Times] A crowd hurled insults at embattled former Minister of Agriculture , Irrigation nd Water Development George Chaponda on Wednesday evening following his arrest earlier in the day by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) and two others linked to a corruption scandal involving maize imports from Zambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Agriculture Minister Made Meets Indian Envoy

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is expected to receive $2 million worth of equipment from India for a food testing laboratory, which is being established in the Department of the Research and Specialist Services under the Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanisation a…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is expected to receive $2 million worth of equipment from India for a food testing laboratory, which is being established in the Department of the Research and Specialist Services under the Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ministry Sets Up Units to Follow Up Auditor-General’s Reports

[The Herald] Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has set up units within his ministry to follow up on Auditor-General Mrs Mildred Chiri’s reports to deal with ineptitude within State enterprises and local government structures.

[The Herald] Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has set up units within his ministry to follow up on Auditor-General Mrs Mildred Chiri's reports to deal with ineptitude within State enterprises and local government structures.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Rise in Political Temperatures As Nation Gears for Polls

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -Political temperatures are hotting up as Zimbabweans brace for elections slated for 2018 with hardly a day passing without political parties and ordinary citizens talking about the much anticipated polls.

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -Political temperatures are hotting up as Zimbabweans brace for elections slated for 2018 with hardly a day passing without political parties and ordinary citizens talking about the much anticipated polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mandatory 60-Year Jail Term for Raping Minors

[The Herald] Government’s proposed 60-year imprisonment for those found guilty of raping minors and the disabled is a welcome move that should address the growing problem of sexual assault in Zimbabwe.

[The Herald] Government's proposed 60-year imprisonment for those found guilty of raping minors and the disabled is a welcome move that should address the growing problem of sexual assault in Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Third Man Named in Diezani’s Alleged $1.7 Billion U.S. Corruption Case

[Premium Times] Court documents filed in Houston by the US Justice Department in the assets forfeiture proceedings filed against former peyroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, and her business cronies, Kola Aluko and Jide Omokore, have revealed the…

[Premium Times] Court documents filed in Houston by the US Justice Department in the assets forfeiture proceedings filed against former peyroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, and her business cronies, Kola Aluko and Jide Omokore, have revealed the third man in the $1.7 billion swindle of Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Odinga Makes Fresh Rigging Claims

[Nation] Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga has issued a list of 42 people he claims are police and military officers deployed by Jubilee to interfere in the General Election.

[Nation] Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga has issued a list of 42 people he claims are police and military officers deployed by Jubilee to interfere in the General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya