Funds Raised for Mother Charged With Stabbing Daughter’s Rapists

[News24Wire] South Africans have rallied behind a mother who was charged with stabbing a man to death, and injuring two others, after allegedly finding them raping her 27-year-old daughter.

[News24Wire] South Africans have rallied behind a mother who was charged with stabbing a man to death, and injuring two others, after allegedly finding them raping her 27-year-old daughter.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President to Open Parliament

[The Herald] President Mugabe is set to open the Fifth Session of the Eighth Parliament in a joint sitting of the National Assembly and Senate at Parliament Building today. The Fifth Session will be the last before the country goes for harmonised elect…

[The Herald] President Mugabe is set to open the Fifth Session of the Eighth Parliament in a joint sitting of the National Assembly and Senate at Parliament Building today. The Fifth Session will be the last before the country goes for harmonised elections next year on a date yet to be set. President Mugabe is expected to set out the legislative agenda for the session, which is expected to mainly anchor on improving the business conditions in the country and re-aligning laws with the new constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Barrister Marcelle Denise Ambomo – Trading in Known Millieu

[Cameroon Tribune] Her name is not well known in football but in the background she has been working for a long time in football especially in matters concerning the Cameroon Football Federation FECAFOOT. Barrister Denise Ambomo has defended the FECAFO…

[Cameroon Tribune] Her name is not well known in football but in the background she has been working for a long time in football especially in matters concerning the Cameroon Football Federation FECAFOOT. Barrister Denise Ambomo has defended the FECAFOOT in cases in the 2000s. The attorney who has been in active service for roughly two decade has also worked in several football commissions for FECAFOOTwhich comforts one that she is not in a strange land but rather she is almost "home". Discreet, disciplined and professional,

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Elections Boss Makarau Clarifies Voter Registration

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has allayed fears that voter registration will end on January 15, saying President Mugabe’s proclamation which mentioned the date sought to give legal validity to the creation of a new voters’ roll. …

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has allayed fears that voter registration will end on January 15, saying President Mugabe's proclamation which mentioned the date sought to give legal validity to the creation of a new voters' roll. ZEC chairperson Justice Rita Makarau said this in an interview yesterday while giving the commission's state of preparedness ahead of the voter registration exercise.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Parliamentary Committee Nods to New NGO Act That Promotes Accountability

[Nyasa Times] The parliamentary committee on Social and Community Affairs has backed the proposed me Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Act that will ensure that local organizations should make full disclosure of their financial sources and use as o…

[Nyasa Times] The parliamentary committee on Social and Community Affairs has backed the proposed me Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Act that will ensure that local organizations should make full disclosure of their financial sources and use as one way of being accountable to the communities they serve.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Opposition to Observe ‘Chihana Day’

[Nyasa Times] Alliance for Democracy (Aford) has said it will observe April 6 dubbed ‘Chihana Day’ in honour of Malawi’s hero of multiparty democracy Chakufwa Tom Chihana, saying his name should be recognised in the history of the country’s politics.

[Nyasa Times] Alliance for Democracy (Aford) has said it will observe April 6 dubbed 'Chihana Day' in honour of Malawi's hero of multiparty democracy Chakufwa Tom Chihana, saying his name should be recognised in the history of the country's politics.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

VP Mnangagwa Too Frail to Counter Moyo – Mugabe

[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe says Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has prepared an 85 page document to counter Higher and Tertiary Education Minister Jonathan Moyo’s coup claims but remains too frail to present it before a party politburo me…

[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe says Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has prepared an 85 page document to counter Higher and Tertiary Education Minister Jonathan Moyo's coup claims but remains too frail to present it before a party politburo meeting.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Uber Creating Jitters As It Overtakes Taxi Business in Tanzania

[Citizen] Uber is a transport service offered through a mobile phone application. It was launched in Dar es Salaam on June 16, 2016, being the 475th city to use Uber as an alternative form of transport.

[Citizen] Uber is a transport service offered through a mobile phone application. It was launched in Dar es Salaam on June 16, 2016, being the 475th city to use Uber as an alternative form of transport.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Juma Confirmed Eighth CJ

[Daily News] It’s confirmed. Professor Ibrahim Hamis Juma is the country’s eighth Chief Justice (CJ) since independence. President John Magufuli yesterday appointed Professor Juma to the post, succeeding Mohamed Chande Othman who retired in January thi…

[Daily News] It's confirmed. Professor Ibrahim Hamis Juma is the country's eighth Chief Justice (CJ) since independence. President John Magufuli yesterday appointed Professor Juma to the post, succeeding Mohamed Chande Othman who retired in January this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania