Nigeria Faces Tall Order to Become Hub of Seaports in Africa

[Guardian] Nigeria’s mission to become the hub of port of destination in the Sub-Saharan Africa is currently under intense pressure as four other countries are vying for the same position in the continent.

[Guardian] Nigeria's mission to become the hub of port of destination in the Sub-Saharan Africa is currently under intense pressure as four other countries are vying for the same position in the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ruling Party Happy With Mnangagwa Progress

[The Herald] Zanu-PF yesterday said it is pleased with the progress registered in a short period by President Mnangagwa’s administration and is confident that the future is bright. In a statement commemorating 38 years of independence, Zanu-PF Secretar…

[The Herald] Zanu-PF yesterday said it is pleased with the progress registered in a short period by President Mnangagwa's administration and is confident that the future is bright. In a statement commemorating 38 years of independence, Zanu-PF Secretary for Information and Publicity Simon Khaya Moyo said this year's celebrations came at a time the nation "celebrates not only attainment of Independence, but also the ushering in of a new dispensation".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nyusi Offers Botswana Farmers Land

[Botswana Daily News] Maputo -Acting Minister of International Affairs and Cooperation, Mr Nonofo Molefhi has divulged that President of Mozambique, Mr Filipe Nyusi has offered Batswana farmers land to invest in.

[Botswana Daily News] Maputo -Acting Minister of International Affairs and Cooperation, Mr Nonofo Molefhi has divulged that President of Mozambique, Mr Filipe Nyusi has offered Batswana farmers land to invest in.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Independence Day – Time for Political, Religious Reflection

[The Herald] Today, Zimbabwe marks Independence Day and this year’s commemorations take place in much changed circumstances that are important to the country’s history and nationhood. This is the first time we are celebrating Independence in the “new d…

[The Herald] Today, Zimbabwe marks Independence Day and this year's commemorations take place in much changed circumstances that are important to the country's history and nationhood. This is the first time we are celebrating Independence in the "new dispensation" under President Mnangagwa, who replaced one of the country's founding leaders, former President Robert Mugabe thanks to Operation Restore Legacy that took place in November last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

China Scholarships Transform Lives

[The Herald] Two young Zimbabwean men enter into the lobby of a hotel in China. They are smartly dressed in suits and look quite confident in their step though a bit unsure of who they are going to meet and the nature and form of the conversation. The …

[The Herald] Two young Zimbabwean men enter into the lobby of a hotel in China. They are smartly dressed in suits and look quite confident in their step though a bit unsure of who they are going to meet and the nature and form of the conversation. The word journalist has a way of subduing even the most confident of interviewees but Brian Tawanda Chimboza and Evans Muchinguri quickly gather themselves up. They are conversant in both Chinese and English languages and feel they are in their space.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Taiwan Works to Keep Tiny Swaziland on Its Side

[VOA] Taiwan’s new president makes her first trip to Africa this week to visit one of the island’s two remaining allies on the continent. Support for Taiwan has diminished in Africa over the past decade, as billions of dollars in Chinese investment hav…

[VOA] Taiwan's new president makes her first trip to Africa this week to visit one of the island's two remaining allies on the continent. Support for Taiwan has diminished in Africa over the past decade, as billions of dollars in Chinese investment have flowed into the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Govt Works On Mainstreaming Disability

[The Herald] Government is working on mainstreaming disability in all its programmes to ensure that the rights and needs of people with disabilities are met, Labour and Social Welfare Minister Petronella Kagonye has said. She was speaking during the Zi…

[The Herald] Government is working on mainstreaming disability in all its programmes to ensure that the rights and needs of people with disabilities are met, Labour and Social Welfare Minister Petronella Kagonye has said. She was speaking during the Zimbabwe Disability Summit held in Harare yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Bribe Offer Backfires for City Woman

[The Herald] A 42-year-old woman had bribe money and phone confiscated by the State after she tried to induce a Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) official into certifying her forged Ordinary Level and Advanced Level certificates. Annamercy …

[The Herald] A 42-year-old woman had bribe money and phone confiscated by the State after she tried to induce a Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) official into certifying her forged Ordinary Level and Advanced Level certificates. Annamercy Geregere (42) appeared before Harare magistrate Mr Gideon Ruvetsa, charged with bribery and was convicted on her own plea of guilty.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Three Reasons Nigeria Is the Toughest Country to Govern

[Guardian] Much has been said about the meteoric rise of Rwanda from the ashes of civil war to its capital Kigali being named the most beautiful and the greenest city in Africa by the United Nations.

[Guardian] Much has been said about the meteoric rise of Rwanda from the ashes of civil war to its capital Kigali being named the most beautiful and the greenest city in Africa by the United Nations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria