South African Rally Protests Violence Against Women and Children

[Deutsche Welle] Protesters, most of them men, have marched through the streets of South Africa’s capital to protest violence against women. Individual cases have attracted international attention.

[Deutsche Welle] Protesters, most of them men, have marched through the streets of South Africa's capital to protest violence against women. Individual cases have attracted international attention.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Museveni to Show the Way Out of Burundi Crisis

[East African] The Burundi crisis and the country’s status as a partner state in the East African Community are among issues that were expected to feature at the EAC Heads of State Summit in Dar es Salaam.

[East African] The Burundi crisis and the country's status as a partner state in the East African Community are among issues that were expected to feature at the EAC Heads of State Summit in Dar es Salaam.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Young Seychellois Uses Classical Voice to Reach Fourth Position in Italian Competition

[Seychelles News Agency] A 14-year old classical vocalist from Seychelles has reached 4th position in the final of a singing competition in Italy – the 8th edition of the ‘Sanremo Junior.’

[Seychelles News Agency] A 14-year old classical vocalist from Seychelles has reached 4th position in the final of a singing competition in Italy - the 8th edition of the 'Sanremo Junior.'

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

FAZ Unveils Mafro In New Kit Deal

The Football Association of Zambia has announced a new kit deal hours before the junior Chipolopolo take on Portugal in their opening Group C fixture at the 2017 FIFA Under-20 World Cup. Beston Chambeshi’s side will be in all white … Continued

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The Football Association of Zambia has announced a new kit deal hours before the junior Chipolopolo take on Portugal in their opening Group C fixture at the 2017 FIFA Under-20 World Cup. Beston Chambeshi’s side will be in all white as they get down to duty at Jeju World Cup Cup Stadium in South Korea. FAZ general secretary Ponga Liwewe has issued a statement announcing the body had clinched a 2-year deal that will see all national teams dressed by the Singapore firm. Mafro is not new to Zambia as they also dress Power Dynamos and are the sponsors for the Zimbabwe national team. BELOW IS THE STATEMENT BY PONGA LIWEWE Football Association of Zambia PRESS STATEMENT (For Immediate Release) Football House, Lusaka May 21st, 2017 FAZ Signs New National Team Kit Deal The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) is pleased to announce that it recently concluded negotiations with MAFRO to become a new kit sponsor of the Zambia National team. The kit sponsorship deal between FAZ and MAFRO is for a 2-year period. As an Association we are proud that this deal has been unveiled when the junior Chipolopolo participates in the 2017, South Korea U20 Fifa World Cup. The decision to engage MAFRO as a kit supplier of our National team is based on MAFRO’s successful and illustrious global partnership with various clubs and National sides. For and on behalf of: FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION OF ZAMBIA Pasipononoga Liwewe GENERAL SECRETARY The post FAZ Unveils Mafro In New Kit Deal appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Rebel Schism Drives Alarming Upsurge of Violence

[IRIN] Goumba -On both sides of the rutted, 200-kilometre dirt road that runs from Bria to Bambari in Central African Republic, villages lie empty and desolate. Cramped mud huts with thatched roofs have been reduced to ashes and rubble. Everything of v…

[IRIN] Goumba -On both sides of the rutted, 200-kilometre dirt road that runs from Bria to Bambari in Central African Republic, villages lie empty and desolate. Cramped mud huts with thatched roofs have been reduced to ashes and rubble. Everything of value has been looted.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Govt Removes 108 Levies From Farmers, Herders, Fishermen

[Citizen] Dodoma -Farmers, pastoralists and fishermen have something to smile about after the government yesterday announced in Parliament huge relief by scrapping over 100 levies from the sector.

[Citizen] Dodoma -Farmers, pastoralists and fishermen have something to smile about after the government yesterday announced in Parliament huge relief by scrapping over 100 levies from the sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Agriculture Sector Heaves Relief

[Daily News] FARMERS and consumers of agricultural products will soon breathe a sigh of relief as the government has announced the scraping of 80 out of 139 levies, in the 2017/18 fiscal year, that have been hogging the agricultural sector for a long t…

[Daily News] FARMERS and consumers of agricultural products will soon breathe a sigh of relief as the government has announced the scraping of 80 out of 139 levies, in the 2017/18 fiscal year, that have been hogging the agricultural sector for a long time.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tourism Sector to Benefit From Chinese Visit

[Daily News] A DELEGATION of 100 Chinese including eight celebrities is in the country to visit various tourist destinations, among them Selous Game Reserve, Lake Eyasi, Serengeti National Park and Pemba.

[Daily News] A DELEGATION of 100 Chinese including eight celebrities is in the country to visit various tourist destinations, among them Selous Game Reserve, Lake Eyasi, Serengeti National Park and Pemba.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania