Self-Proclaimed Mnangagwa Ally Mutodi Disowns Facebook Page

[The Herald] Businessman Mr Energy Mutodi has disowned the Facebook page on which two Cabinet ministers–Dr Sydney Sekeramayi and Dr David Parirenyatwa were accused of poisoning Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa saying someone could have mischievously …

[The Herald] Businessman Mr Energy Mutodi has disowned the Facebook page on which two Cabinet ministers--Dr Sydney Sekeramayi and Dr David Parirenyatwa were accused of poisoning Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa saying someone could have mischievously abused his name and picture to open the account. Opposing the duo's $40 000 defamation lawsuit, Mr Mutodi said he had nothing to do with the Facebook page in question although it bore his name and pictures.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kenya Election Hit By Low Voter Turnout, Violence and Postponement

[East African] Low voter turnout in Kenya’s fresh presidential election, compared with that held on August 8, was a major talking point as the final results in the election boycotted by the main opposition the National Super Alliance (Nasa) were awaited.

[East African] Low voter turnout in Kenya's fresh presidential election, compared with that held on August 8, was a major talking point as the final results in the election boycotted by the main opposition the National Super Alliance (Nasa) were awaited.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Revenue Service Head Welcomes Chief Officer’s Return Following Suspension, Probe

[Daily Maverick] There was nothing to see here – not when SARS head Tom Moyane attempted to smother a damning report by the Financial Intelligence Centre flagging mysterious payments to Chief Officer Jonas Makwakwa. Not even when Makwakwa and his girlf…

[Daily Maverick] There was nothing to see here - not when SARS head Tom Moyane attempted to smother a damning report by the Financial Intelligence Centre flagging mysterious payments to Chief Officer Jonas Makwakwa. Not even when Makwakwa and his girlfriend, Kelly-Ann Elskie, had made "suspicious and unusual" cash deposits of about R1.3-million into their personal bank accounts between 2010 and 2016. The fact that they stuffed ATMs with money and that some of it appears to have to emanated from the Department of Water and

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

I’ll Trim Cabinet if Elected, Vows Presidential Aspirant Moyo

[New Zimbabwe] Former Industry Minister and 2018 presidential aspirant Nkosana Moyo says he will impose land tax and further trim cabinet to 16 ministers if he became president.

[New Zimbabwe] Former Industry Minister and 2018 presidential aspirant Nkosana Moyo says he will impose land tax and further trim cabinet to 16 ministers if he became president.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Deputy Assistant of U.S. Secretary of State Discusses With Private Sector Cooperation in Stage of Post-Lifting of Sanctions

[SNA] Khartoum -The joint meeting between the visiting delegation of the US Secretary of State headed by the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Sandra Oudkirk, and the representatives of the businesses sector of the Sudanese private sector discussed th…

[SNA] Khartoum -The joint meeting between the visiting delegation of the US Secretary of State headed by the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Sandra Oudkirk, and the representatives of the businesses sector of the Sudanese private sector discussed the economic and trade cooperation between the Sudan and the United States of America after the lifting of the sanctions, and the necessity of communication and cooperation between the private sectors of the two countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Khartoum and Juba Ready to Build Stable Relations – Ministers for Defense

[SNA] Khartoum -The Sudanese Minister for Defense and his South Sudanese Counterpart on Monday said they are looking forwards to building a stable and strong relations based on joint interests and to achieve permanent and lasting peace and stability fo…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Sudanese Minister for Defense and his South Sudanese Counterpart on Monday said they are looking forwards to building a stable and strong relations based on joint interests and to achieve permanent and lasting peace and stability for the two peoples.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Undersecretary of Foreign Ministry Meets His Counterpart

[SNA] Khartoum -The Undersecretary of the Ministry Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Abdul-Ghani Al-Naeem, Monday received in his office the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of South Sudan, Babak Valentino, who is vis…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Undersecretary of the Ministry Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Abdul-Ghani Al-Naeem, Monday received in his office the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of South Sudan, Babak Valentino, who is visiting Khartoum in the context of the preparations for the visit of South Sudan President, Salva Kiir, to Khartoum in the current week.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Bishop Cornelius Korir Leaves Big Gap in Volatile Region

[Nation] Two weeks before last Thursday’s rerun presidential election, Eldoret Catholic Bishop Cornelius Korir implored the rival Jubilee and Nasa coalitions to soften their hardline stands to help ease political tension that was rising to a deafening …

[Nation] Two weeks before last Thursday's rerun presidential election, Eldoret Catholic Bishop Cornelius Korir implored the rival Jubilee and Nasa coalitions to soften their hardline stands to help ease political tension that was rising to a deafening crescendo.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Al-Bashir Gives Directive for Establishing E-Media Department At Ministry of Information

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir has given directive to set up a department for electronic media at Ministry of Information and linking states by the national mass media through overall media coverage.

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir has given directive to set up a department for electronic media at Ministry of Information and linking states by the national mass media through overall media coverage.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sudan, S. Sudan Borders Commission Discusses Preparing Joint Report

[SNA] Khartoum -The State Minister at the Presidency of the Republic, Dr. al-Rasheed Haroun, the head of the Sudan’s side in the Joint Borders Commission, met with Information Minister of the State of South Sudan, Michael McCoy the head of the side of …

[SNA] Khartoum -The State Minister at the Presidency of the Republic, Dr. al-Rasheed Haroun, the head of the Sudan's side in the Joint Borders Commission, met with Information Minister of the State of South Sudan, Michael McCoy the head of the side of South Sudan in the commission.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan