Blundering Council Costs Ratepayers U.S.$1 Million

[The Herald] The blundering MDC-T-led Harare City Council is set to cost ratepayers over $1 million after making flawed decisions on the contracts of its two former senior employees. The city was recently ordered to reinstate its finance director Mr Ju…

[The Herald] The blundering MDC-T-led Harare City Council is set to cost ratepayers over $1 million after making flawed decisions on the contracts of its two former senior employees. The city was recently ordered to reinstate its finance director Mr Justice Mandizha to his position or pay him $760 000 in damages and is also set to pay former NMBZ Bank chief executive Mr James Mushore more than $200 000.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Border Gezi Youths Off to South Korea for Martial Arts Training

[New Zimbabwe] ZANU PF party is sending the its notorious Green Bombers youths to South Korea for martial arts training, raising fears the ruling party is readying for a violent lead up to next year’s elections.

[New Zimbabwe] ZANU PF party is sending the its notorious Green Bombers youths to South Korea for martial arts training, raising fears the ruling party is readying for a violent lead up to next year's elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Is Power Separation Reality in the Country?

[Iwacu] The International Day of Democracy which is celebrated yearly on 15 September seems to be a bone of contention among Burundian politicians. Some say there is democracy while others say the opposite. Power separation is the basis of their argument.

[Iwacu] The International Day of Democracy which is celebrated yearly on 15 September seems to be a bone of contention among Burundian politicians. Some say there is democracy while others say the opposite. Power separation is the basis of their argument.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Abduction for Political Motives?

[Iwacu] In the morning of Tuesday, 12 September, Léopold Habarugira, Executive member of UPD-Zigamibanga party, not officially recognized by the Government, was abducted. His family is worried. Reactions over his kidnapping arise from all sides.

[Iwacu] In the morning of Tuesday, 12 September, Léopold Habarugira, Executive member of UPD-Zigamibanga party, not officially recognized by the Government, was abducted. His family is worried. Reactions over his kidnapping arise from all sides.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Parliament to Examine UN Commission of Inquiry Report

[Iwacu] Burundi Parliament spokesman Alexis Badian Ndayihimbaze said on 14 September that the National Assembly has sent a letter to the Chairman of the UN Security Council informing him about the establishment of a special commission. The latter will …

[Iwacu] Burundi Parliament spokesman Alexis Badian Ndayihimbaze said on 14 September that the National Assembly has sent a letter to the Chairman of the UN Security Council informing him about the establishment of a special commission. The latter will assess the content of the report on Burundi published on 4 September by the UN Commission of Inquiry.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Odinga Wants 12 IEBC Officials Accused of Bungling Poll Jailed

[Nation] Nasa leader Raila Odinga now wants the 12 electoral officials the coalition has named as responsible for the irregularities in the invalidated August 8 presidential election jailed after being ejected from office.

[Nation] Nasa leader Raila Odinga now wants the 12 electoral officials the coalition has named as responsible for the irregularities in the invalidated August 8 presidential election jailed after being ejected from office.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ghandour Meets South Sudanese FM On Sideline of UN General Assembly Sessions

[SNA] Khartoum -Foreign Minister, Professor Ibrahim Ghandour met on Sunday on fringe of the UN General Assembly 72nd session in New York with Foreign Minister of South Sudan, Deng Alor.

[SNA] Khartoum -Foreign Minister, Professor Ibrahim Ghandour met on Sunday on fringe of the UN General Assembly 72nd session in New York with Foreign Minister of South Sudan, Deng Alor.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Monetary Assistance to Augment Martyrs’ Trust Fund

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritreans residing in the USA, Canada, Netherland, Switzerland and Germany have donated over 586,000 Nakfa, $6,000 and around 4,000 Euros to augment martyrs’ trust fund, according to the Ministry of Labor and Human Welfare.

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritreans residing in the USA, Canada, Netherland, Switzerland and Germany have donated over 586,000 Nakfa, $6,000 and around 4,000 Euros to augment martyrs' trust fund, according to the Ministry of Labor and Human Welfare.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea