Barrow Gets Rid of ‘Drivers of the Repressive Regime’

[News24Wire] The latest political developments in Gambia “are not entirely surprising”, especially now that the country’s new president Adama Barrow is under “extreme pressure” to deliver on his election promises, says a West African think tank, the Op…

[News24Wire] The latest political developments in Gambia "are not entirely surprising", especially now that the country's new president Adama Barrow is under "extreme pressure" to deliver on his election promises, says a West African think tank, the Open Society Initiative.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Friends Abandon Former Mugabe Ally Mutasa

[Financial Gazette] ONE of South Africa’s most respected bass players and songwriters, Sipho Gumede, now late, once made waves with his song: When days are dark, friends are few.

[Financial Gazette] ONE of South Africa's most respected bass players and songwriters, Sipho Gumede, now late, once made waves with his song: When days are dark, friends are few.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Platinum Mines Back in Business

[Financial Gazette] ZIMBABWE’s largest platinum miner, Zimplats Holdings Limited, last week reported a six percent rise in output for the half year ended December 31, 2016, after ramping up production to offset the effects of weak prices on the global …

[Financial Gazette] ZIMBABWE's largest platinum miner, Zimplats Holdings Limited, last week reported a six percent rise in output for the half year ended December 31, 2016, after ramping up production to offset the effects of weak prices on the global market.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

PM Mosisili Loses Vote of No-Confidence in Parliament

[Al Jazeera] Lesotho’s prime minister has lost a no-confidence vote in parliament, deepening the political uncertainty in the mountain kingdom ahead of a snap election likely within three months.

[Al Jazeera] Lesotho's prime minister has lost a no-confidence vote in parliament, deepening the political uncertainty in the mountain kingdom ahead of a snap election likely within three months.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Lebanese Businessman Nabbed for U.S.$3 Million Fraud

[The Herald] A Gweru businessman Taleb Mohamad yesterday appeared before a Harare magistrate on allegations of swindling a business partner of more than $3 million in a mining deal.

[The Herald] A Gweru businessman Taleb Mohamad yesterday appeared before a Harare magistrate on allegations of swindling a business partner of more than $3 million in a mining deal.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Former Cricketer Taylor Defends Chevrons

[The Herald] Cape Town -Former Zimbabwean cricketers Brendan Taylor and Mark Vermeulen were involved in a social media spat over the current national side’s dismal performances against Afghanistan.

[The Herald] Cape Town -Former Zimbabwean cricketers Brendan Taylor and Mark Vermeulen were involved in a social media spat over the current national side's dismal performances against Afghanistan.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe