Mugabe Brews Another Surprise

[Zimbabwe Standard] Former president Robert Mugabe has been holding secret meetings with a prominent lawyer amid indications the opposition National Patriotic Front (NPF) wants the 40-year-old businessman to challenge President Emmerson Mnangagwa in el…

[Zimbabwe Standard] Former president Robert Mugabe has been holding secret meetings with a prominent lawyer amid indications the opposition National Patriotic Front (NPF) wants the 40-year-old businessman to challenge President Emmerson Mnangagwa in elections due in two months.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Commissions 384-Metre Bridge

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli yesterday commissioned the 384-metre bridge at the Kilombero River basin in Morogoro Region, which will connect Kolombero, Ulanga and Malinyi districts.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli yesterday commissioned the 384-metre bridge at the Kilombero River basin in Morogoro Region, which will connect Kolombero, Ulanga and Malinyi districts.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Hospitality Association Wants Plastic Straws Banned

[Seychelles News Agency] That plastic straw in your fancy, exotic-island drink could be a thing of the past if the Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association has its way.

[Seychelles News Agency] That plastic straw in your fancy, exotic-island drink could be a thing of the past if the Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association has its way.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Foreign Investors Prey on ZSE

[Zimbabwe Standard] Foreign investors are buying more than they are selling on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) with interest in blue-chip counters.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Foreign investors are buying more than they are selling on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) with interest in blue-chip counters.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Khartoum to Close 17 Diplomatic Missions

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese government plans to close 17 diplomatic missions following failure to pay the salaries of its diplomats for more than seven months.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese government plans to close 17 diplomatic missions following failure to pay the salaries of its diplomats for more than seven months.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sudan Fuel Crisis ‘Has Reached Its Limit’

[Radio Dabanga] The fuel crisis that has been plaguing Sudan since March has led to an almost entire stop of traffic and public transport, especially in the periphery of the country. Officials attribute the scarcity of fuel to the corruption in the cou…

[Radio Dabanga] The fuel crisis that has been plaguing Sudan since March has led to an almost entire stop of traffic and public transport, especially in the periphery of the country. Officials attribute the scarcity of fuel to the corruption in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

International Media Banned During Burundi’s Referendum Campaign

[HRW] Burundi’s constitutional referendum campaign has been marred by violence as government security forces and ruling party members have intimidated, beaten, and killed perceived opponents. The government has tried to keep news of these abuses from t…

[HRW] Burundi's constitutional referendum campaign has been marred by violence as government security forces and ruling party members have intimidated, beaten, and killed perceived opponents. The government has tried to keep news of these abuses from the outside world.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Joyce Banda Insists ‘Time for Paradigm Shift or Malawi Sinks’

[Nyasa Times] Joyce Banda, Malawi’s former President and president of People’s Party (PP), has reiterated her belief that Malawians need ‘special prayers’ and divine intervention to reclaim the ethos of love and empathy and, therefore, rediscover socia…

[Nyasa Times] Joyce Banda, Malawi's former President and president of People's Party (PP), has reiterated her belief that Malawians need 'special prayers' and divine intervention to reclaim the ethos of love and empathy and, therefore, rediscover social, economic and political direction.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi