Chi-Town Mayor, Housing Director Convicted

[The Herald] Suspended Chitungwiza mayor, Phillip Mutoti and the former housing director Kennedy Dube were today convicted of criminal abuse of duty as public officers and remanded to tomorrow for sentencing. The duo had denied fraud or alternatively c…

[The Herald] Suspended Chitungwiza mayor, Phillip Mutoti and the former housing director Kennedy Dube were today convicted of criminal abuse of duty as public officers and remanded to tomorrow for sentencing. The duo had denied fraud or alternatively criminal abuse of duty as public officers charges before Chitungwiza resident magistrate Mr Francis Mapfumo when their trial commenced.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

What Next for Harry Kalaba?

[Zambia Reports] The tremor caused by the Harry Kalaba resignation from government should cause some reason for concern by the political leadership. Others may argue the resignation has caused an earthquake in the Patriotic Front government.

[Zambia Reports] The tremor caused by the Harry Kalaba resignation from government should cause some reason for concern by the political leadership. Others may argue the resignation has caused an earthquake in the Patriotic Front government.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Hoping Times – Weah Under Pressure to Deliver

[New Democrat] Now that George Weah has emphatically won Liberia’s presidency, an even more daunting task awaits: delivering tangible benefits to expectant supporters in the face of a gutted economy and waning donor support.

[New Democrat] Now that George Weah has emphatically won Liberia's presidency, an even more daunting task awaits: delivering tangible benefits to expectant supporters in the face of a gutted economy and waning donor support.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

WFP Officials Linked to Bribery

[New Democrat] The prosecution of two men of God Bishop P. Manaseh Conto and Pastor Steve F. Kettor for allegedly stealing over US$130,000 from a Korean business man Hungchi Choi has taking another turn with the defendants also been linked to bribing W…

[New Democrat] The prosecution of two men of God Bishop P. Manaseh Conto and Pastor Steve F. Kettor for allegedly stealing over US$130,000 from a Korean business man Hungchi Choi has taking another turn with the defendants also been linked to bribing World Food Program (WFP) officials.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

BVR Blitz Extended

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has extended the Biometric Voter Registration blitz for another month beginning next week to cater for those that missed the exercise that ended in December last year. Acting ZEC chairperson Mr Emmanuel Ma…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has extended the Biometric Voter Registration blitz for another month beginning next week to cater for those that missed the exercise that ended in December last year. Acting ZEC chairperson Mr Emmanuel Magade confirmed the development in an interview today following the release of funds by Government.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Death Toll in Free State Train Crash Rises to 12, Rescuers Search for More Bodies

[News24Wire] The death toll in the fiery collision between a passenger train, truck and car near Kroonstad in the Free State on Thursday morning has risen to 12, the provincial government has confirmed.

[News24Wire] The death toll in the fiery collision between a passenger train, truck and car near Kroonstad in the Free State on Thursday morning has risen to 12, the provincial government has confirmed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa