Elections Body Fumes Over Pre-Signed Affidavits

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has said it is unacceptable for political figures among other people acting as commissioners of oaths to pre-sign affidavits used to register for the 2018 elections. Political figures that include co…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has said it is unacceptable for political figures among other people acting as commissioners of oaths to pre-sign affidavits used to register for the 2018 elections. Political figures that include councillors and MPs across the country's political divide are allegedly signing affidavits beforehand and giving them to people who need proof of residence to just fill in their names and identification numbers on the forms.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Father, Son Accused of Stealing 5,000 Pairs of Shoes

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -A Mbare taxi driver and his son allegedly stole nearly 5,000 pairs of plastic shoes from their employer, leaving the company warehouse empty, it has emerged.

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -A Mbare taxi driver and his son allegedly stole nearly 5,000 pairs of plastic shoes from their employer, leaving the company warehouse empty, it has emerged.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Parched Kenya Looks to a New Water Source – Volcanoes

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Gisharu -On the edge of Mt. Suswa, an active volcano in southwest Kenya’s Rift Valley, Kipas Ole Masiodo checks on volcanic steam rising from cracks in the ground, careful not to let any go to waste.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Gisharu -On the edge of Mt. Suswa, an active volcano in southwest Kenya's Rift Valley, Kipas Ole Masiodo checks on volcanic steam rising from cracks in the ground, careful not to let any go to waste.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ruling Party Youth Leader Suspended Over U.S.$400,000 Stands Scam

[The Herald] Zanu PF party has suspended its Manicaland provincial youth chairperson Cde Mubuso Chinguno, who is facing charges of misappropriating over US$400 000 mobilised to service youth residential stands in Chipinge. National Youth League executi…

[The Herald] Zanu PF party has suspended its Manicaland provincial youth chairperson Cde Mubuso Chinguno, who is facing charges of misappropriating over US$400 000 mobilised to service youth residential stands in Chipinge. National Youth League executive member Cde Beauty Dhliwayo has been appointed interim provincial chair. The party's Secretary for Youth Affairs, Cde Kudzanai Chipanga, confirmed the development yesterday, but refused to shed light on the matter.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Racist Land Policies Fatal for Economy, Warn Analysts

[New Zimbabwe] Analysts have described a government policy pronouncement which provides for long term leases to black farmers and short term ones for their white counterparts as discriminatory and bad for the economy.

[New Zimbabwe] Analysts have described a government policy pronouncement which provides for long term leases to black farmers and short term ones for their white counterparts as discriminatory and bad for the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

UN Rights Team, Rwanda Disagree Over Ingabire

[East African] Disagreement over visiting and interviewing jailed opposition politician Victoire Ingabire is at the centre of the standoff between Rwanda and the UN torture prevention body, sources have told The EastAfrican.

[East African] Disagreement over visiting and interviewing jailed opposition politician Victoire Ingabire is at the centre of the standoff between Rwanda and the UN torture prevention body, sources have told The EastAfrican.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Teenage Football Star Linked to Arsenal

[The Herald] In the week that a number of England-based footballers have been drafted into the Warriors set-up, the biggest circulating daily British newspaper, The Sun, have reported that Zimbabwean teenage star Trystan Nydam could be on his way to En…

[The Herald] In the week that a number of England-based footballers have been drafted into the Warriors set-up, the biggest circulating daily British newspaper, The Sun, have reported that Zimbabwean teenage star Trystan Nydam could be on his way to English giants Arsenal. Nydam, the 17-year-old midfielder who has forced his way into the first XI of Championship side Ipswich Town, is believed to have set his sights on playing for England and not Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe