Ahmed Timol Inquest – Why Uncovering Apartheid Crimes Remains So Important

[The Conversation Africa] The recent, reopened inquest into the death of teacher and anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Timol, was different in many ways from a traditional court case. Instead of the standard adversarial criminal trial, which is associated…

[The Conversation Africa] The recent, reopened inquest into the death of teacher and anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Timol, was different in many ways from a traditional court case. Instead of the standard adversarial criminal trial, which is associated with an acrimonious standoff between opposing parties, the state and the representative of the Timol family, Advocate Howard Varney, seemed to agree on the importance of arriving at the truth about Timol's death.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Bars Should Remain Closed Until 18:00 hours ‘

[Times of Zambia] The Government has directed all liquor traders countrywide to keep their bars closed today until the end of the National Day of Prayer and Fasting activities at 18:00 hours.

[Times of Zambia] The Government has directed all liquor traders countrywide to keep their bars closed today until the end of the National Day of Prayer and Fasting activities at 18:00 hours.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

First Lady Donates to Women’s League

[The Herald] First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe yesterday donated 3 000 day-old chicks to the ZANU-PF Women’s League Harare chapter as she steps up her empowerment drive in all the country’s 10 provinces. The First Lady, who is also the ZANU-PF Women’s League …

[The Herald] First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe yesterday donated 3 000 day-old chicks to the ZANU-PF Women's League Harare chapter as she steps up her empowerment drive in all the country's 10 provinces. The First Lady, who is also the ZANU-PF Women's League Secretary, plans to donate 30 000 day-old chicks, with each province receiving 3 000. The donations in Harare were conducted at the party's provincial headquarters.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Don’t Politicise Blitz On Vendors, Says Chikukwa

[The Herald] Government will not be deterred by individuals and organisations that are trying to politicise the current blitz to rid the city of illegal vendors and pirate taxis, Minister of State for Harare Provincial Affairs Miriam Chikukwa has said….

[The Herald] Government will not be deterred by individuals and organisations that are trying to politicise the current blitz to rid the city of illegal vendors and pirate taxis, Minister of State for Harare Provincial Affairs Miriam Chikukwa has said. Speaking during a tour of the city with Joint Operations Command (JOC) members and Harare City Council officials, Minister Chikukwa warned police officers who either own or operate pirate taxis that they, too, will not be spared.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Mashakada Prepared to Dump Politics, Constituency’

[The Herald] Hatfield legislator and economic advisor to MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai, Dr Tapiwa Mashakada, is prepared to dump his constituency and politics to land the coveted position of Harare town clerk, it has emerged. Dr Mashakada was recently…

[The Herald] Hatfield legislator and economic advisor to MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai, Dr Tapiwa Mashakada, is prepared to dump his constituency and politics to land the coveted position of Harare town clerk, it has emerged. Dr Mashakada was recently short-listed for the post of town clerk of the City of Harare after scoring 1 534 points in interviews.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

U.S Volunteers Set to Assist With Local Educational Outcomes

[Namibia Economist] Forty six new U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers will be sworn this week at the Andreas Kukuri Conference Centre in Okahandja by U.S. Embassy’s Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Lord.

[Namibia Economist] Forty six new U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers will be sworn this week at the Andreas Kukuri Conference Centre in Okahandja by U.S. Embassy's Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Lord.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Firm Hits Out At Drug Price Increase

[The Herald] The association of Healthcare Funders of Zimbabwe (AHFoZ) yesterday hit out at pharmacies for the recent arbitrary increase in drug prices by between 30 and 70 percent. Late last month, Zimbabweans, mainly in the capital Harare and other c…

[The Herald] The association of Healthcare Funders of Zimbabwe (AHFoZ) yesterday hit out at pharmacies for the recent arbitrary increase in drug prices by between 30 and 70 percent. Late last month, Zimbabweans, mainly in the capital Harare and other cities and towns, went into panic mode after social media messages went viral alleging the country was going to face serious shortages of basic commodities and fuel, reminiscent of the 2008 hyperinflation era.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Student Teachers March for Jobs

[New Era] Windhoek -More than 150 University of Namibia (Unam) Khomasdal campus student teachers protest-marched in Windhoek yesterday to demand that the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture releases the bulletin of teacher vacancies for 2018.

[New Era] Windhoek -More than 150 University of Namibia (Unam) Khomasdal campus student teachers protest-marched in Windhoek yesterday to demand that the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture releases the bulletin of teacher vacancies for 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Education Minister Speaks Tough

[Times of Zambia] General Education Minister Dennis Wanchinga has directed all provincial and district education authorities to closely monitor education institutions to ensure rules and regulations governing the conduct of pupils are adhered to.

[Times of Zambia] General Education Minister Dennis Wanchinga has directed all provincial and district education authorities to closely monitor education institutions to ensure rules and regulations governing the conduct of pupils are adhered to.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia