The Herald Rules the Roost

[The Herald] The Herald, the country’s leading daily and only editionalised newspaper in Zimbabwe, was on Monday crowned the Newspaper of the Year at the Zimbabwe Leadership Awards held in Harare, a confirmation of its market dominance. Star FM, also o…

[The Herald] The Herald, the country's leading daily and only editionalised newspaper in Zimbabwe, was on Monday crowned the Newspaper of the Year at the Zimbabwe Leadership Awards held in Harare, a confirmation of its market dominance. Star FM, also owned by Zimbabwe Newspapers (1980) Limited, won the Radio Station of the Year while the company's chief executive officer, Mr Pikirayi Deketeke, and The Herald managing editor Victoria Ruzvidzo were named the Businessman of the Year and Managing Editor of the Year, respec

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Landmark Ruling for Fired Thousands

[The Herald] Thousands of workers who were fired on three months’ notice without their consent after the 2015 Zuva Petroleum judgment, are now entitled to reinstatement or payment of damages after the Labour Court ruled that they were unlawfully dismis…

[The Herald] Thousands of workers who were fired on three months' notice without their consent after the 2015 Zuva Petroleum judgment, are now entitled to reinstatement or payment of damages after the Labour Court ruled that they were unlawfully dismissed. In a landmark judgment, head of the Labour Court bench Justice Gladys Mhuri ruled that the Labour Amendment Act (Number 5 of 2015) applies in retrospect to cover all those who lost their jobs from July 17, 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

ACJPS – ‘Upsurge in Attacks On Civilians in Darfur’

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur -There has been a marked upsurge in targeted attacks by Sudanese government forces on civilians in Darfur since May, according to the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS). The human rights monitor recorded several…

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur -There has been a marked upsurge in targeted attacks by Sudanese government forces on civilians in Darfur since May, according to the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS). The human rights monitor recorded several attacks on civilians and villages in the past months.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Bett, Steeple Trio Carry Kenya’s Golden Hopes

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The 3,000m steeplechase trio of defending champion Ezekiel Kemboi, Olympic champion Conseslus Kipruto and two-time Diamond Trophy winner Jairus Birech as well as 800m sensation Kipyegon Bett carry Kenya’s hopes of more gold medals…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The 3,000m steeplechase trio of defending champion Ezekiel Kemboi, Olympic champion Conseslus Kipruto and two-time Diamond Trophy winner Jairus Birech as well as 800m sensation Kipyegon Bett carry Kenya's hopes of more gold medals as the IAAF World Championships hit day five in London, United Kingdom on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

William Ruto Says Jubilee Will Accept Election Outcome

[Nation] Deputy President William Ruto has reiterated that the ruling Jubilee party is ready to concede defeat if they lose in today’s elections and challenged Nasa principals to make the same commitment.

[Nation] Deputy President William Ruto has reiterated that the ruling Jubilee party is ready to concede defeat if they lose in today's elections and challenged Nasa principals to make the same commitment.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Tribunal Rules Against 14 Private Schools

[Addis Fortune] The Trade Practices & Consumer Protection Authority’s Tribunal ruled that the Authority has the jurisdiction to review the cases of 12 private schools, which were accused of committing an anti-competition act, by rejecting their preliminary objections.

[Addis Fortune] The Trade Practices & Consumer Protection Authority's Tribunal ruled that the Authority has the jurisdiction to review the cases of 12 private schools, which were accused of committing an anti-competition act, by rejecting their preliminary objections.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Headline Inflation Nears Double-Digits

[Addis Fortune] Headline inflation rose to 9.4pc in the month of July, nearly touching the double-digit mark, as the effects of mounting cereal prices rigorously reflected fully on the index of consumer prices.

[Addis Fortune] Headline inflation rose to 9.4pc in the month of July, nearly touching the double-digit mark, as the effects of mounting cereal prices rigorously reflected fully on the index of consumer prices.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Winny Chebet’s Pep Talk Helped Me Win Gold, Says Chepng’etich

[Nation] Winnie Chebet may have failed to make it to the 1,500 metres final, exiting at the semi-final stage, but her inspirational pep talk at the warm-up area ahead of Monday’s final may have unlocked the winning spirit and power in the new world cha…

[Nation] Winnie Chebet may have failed to make it to the 1,500 metres final, exiting at the semi-final stage, but her inspirational pep talk at the warm-up area ahead of Monday's final may have unlocked the winning spirit and power in the new world champion Faith Chepng'etich Kipyegon.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya