Newspaper Vendors Get Ultimatum

[The Herald] Gweru City Council yesterday intensified its crackdown on street vendors, confiscating several push-carts and advertising boards on pavements. The local authority has also given street newspaper vendors up to this Friday to obtain hawkers’…

[The Herald] Gweru City Council yesterday intensified its crackdown on street vendors, confiscating several push-carts and advertising boards on pavements. The local authority has also given street newspaper vendors up to this Friday to obtain hawkers' licences or risk having their wares, including newspapers and billboards, confiscated. There was heavy municipal police presence on the streets yesterday, resulting in intermittent running battles with vendors. Some council officials moved around the Central Business Dis

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Broke Govt Appeals for Funds to Keep DR Congo Refugees

[CAJ News] Lusaka -CASH-strapped Zambia is appealing for international assistance to provide for over 10 000 Congolese refugees settled in the Southern African country. President Edgar Lungu made the request after visiting the Kenani Transit Centre in …

[CAJ News] Lusaka -CASH-strapped Zambia is appealing for international assistance to provide for over 10 000 Congolese refugees settled in the Southern African country. President Edgar Lungu made the request after visiting the Kenani Transit Centre in the northern Zambia to assess the situation of over 6 000 refugees fleeing the violence and insecurity from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since end of August.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Anti-Poaching Patrol Camp to Be Inaugurated

[Namibia Economist] The Ministry of Environment and Tourism, through the Protected Areas System Strengthening (PASS) Project, with support from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), constructed an anti-poaching patrol camp at Skopiun Bult, in th…

[Namibia Economist] The Ministry of Environment and Tourism, through the Protected Areas System Strengthening (PASS) Project, with support from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), constructed an anti-poaching patrol camp at Skopiun Bult, in the Etosha National Park.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Journalism Students Donate to Mangochi District Hospital

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Malawi Institute of Journalism (MIJ) students on Sunday donated soap and body lotion to Mangochi District Hospital as part of their social responsibility programme.

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Malawi Institute of Journalism (MIJ) students on Sunday donated soap and body lotion to Mangochi District Hospital as part of their social responsibility programme.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Lungu Assures Congolese Refugees Fleeing Civil Strife

[Zambia Reports] President of Zambia Edgar Lungu has assured Congolese refugees fleeing civil unrest in the Democratic Republic of Congo of government’s support and protection.

[Zambia Reports] President of Zambia Edgar Lungu has assured Congolese refugees fleeing civil unrest in the Democratic Republic of Congo of government's support and protection.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

New Communication Towers Set Up in Windhoek

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia’s largest mobile telecommunication operator, MTC, says they have commissioned new six network LTE (4G) sites in Windhoek as part of its major network and infrastructure upgrade project. The new sites are an upgrade to 3G and…

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia's largest mobile telecommunication operator, MTC, says they have commissioned new six network LTE (4G) sites in Windhoek as part of its major network and infrastructure upgrade project. The new sites are an upgrade to 3G and 4G in order to cater for a substantial network coverage and capacity, especially in around the central business district of Windhoek.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Muhammadu Buhari and His Unfaithful Mistress

[Guardian] Absolute power loves to come in the benign habiliment of profound understatement. When General Yakubu Gowon came to power after the coup of July 29, 1966, he was called the Supreme Commander and Head of the Federal Military Government. Yet h…

[Guardian] Absolute power loves to come in the benign habiliment of profound understatement. When General Yakubu Gowon came to power after the coup of July 29, 1966, he was called the Supreme Commander and Head of the Federal Military Government. Yet his supremacy was heavily contested and the military government was deeply divided. Then the soldiers went to Ghana under the auspices of the new military ruler of that country and they met in Aburi. From that point on, Gowon took on the title of Head of State and Comman

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

South Africa Recommended as 2023 Rugby World Cup Hosts

[Daily Maverick] South Africa pipped Ireland and France to be “unanimously recommended” as World Rugby’s preferred candidate to host the 2023 World Cup. The decision will now go to vote, but it would be highly irregular for the preferred candidate to b…

[Daily Maverick] South Africa pipped Ireland and France to be "unanimously recommended" as World Rugby's preferred candidate to host the 2023 World Cup. The decision will now go to vote, but it would be highly irregular for the preferred candidate to be trumped. BY ANTOINETTE MULLER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Police Condemns Rapes of Minor Children

[SAPS] The Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Nneke Ledwaba is again condemning the prevalence of incidents of sexual offences perpetrated against minors especially girls in this Province.

[SAPS] The Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Nneke Ledwaba is again condemning the prevalence of incidents of sexual offences perpetrated against minors especially girls in this Province.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa