Municipality to Have Over 1000 Members in Polling Stations

[ANGOP] Chibia -At least 1040 citizens will be selected as from July to work in the polling stations of Chibia municipality, southern Huíla province, during the next general election, set for August 23, this year.

[ANGOP] Chibia -At least 1040 citizens will be selected as from July to work in the polling stations of Chibia municipality, southern Huíla province, during the next general election, set for August 23, this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Besigye’s Tormentor Turns to God

[Observer] Many of you remember Gilbert Bwana Arinaitwe, the police operative who infamously broke into Dr Kizza Besigye’s car at Mulago in April 2011 and violently arrested him.

[Observer] Many of you remember Gilbert Bwana Arinaitwe, the police operative who infamously broke into Dr Kizza Besigye's car at Mulago in April 2011 and violently arrested him.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Masvingo Braces for Mugabe Rally

[The Herald] Preparations for the third leg of the nationwide Presidential Youth Interface Rallies were completed here yesterday, with zanu-pf national secretary for Youth Affairs Cde Kudzanai Chipanga saying everything was in place for what the Masvin…

[The Herald] Preparations for the third leg of the nationwide Presidential Youth Interface Rallies were completed here yesterday, with zanu-pf national secretary for Youth Affairs Cde Kudzanai Chipanga saying everything was in place for what the Masvingo chapter has dubbed the "mother of all rallies". The rally, to be addressed by President Mugabe, will be held at the Mucheke Stadium open arena under the theme: "Honouring Our Icon . . . Unlocking the Value in Youths."

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Command Agriculture Boon for Rural Economies

[The Herald] The successful launch of Command Agriculture and Presidential Input Support Schemes might be a panacea to the revival of the fading concept of Growth Points in Zimbabwe.

[The Herald] The successful launch of Command Agriculture and Presidential Input Support Schemes might be a panacea to the revival of the fading concept of Growth Points in Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Zambia, Nigeria, Uganda, Two Others Prone to Heavy Cyber Attacks

[Guardian] Africa features significantly in the latest Global Threat Impact Index released for May 2017, by Check Point Software Technologies Limited, of which out of the top 10 countries, five are African.

[Guardian] Africa features significantly in the latest Global Threat Impact Index released for May 2017, by Check Point Software Technologies Limited, of which out of the top 10 countries, five are African.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Mawarire Hijacked, Trivialised Students’ Cause

[The Herald] “STUDENT activism is a highly conflict-filled terrain with very passionate individuals and groups involved” said one scholar, (Moyo: 2013) in his journal article as he looked at the relationship between politics and student activism.

[The Herald] "STUDENT activism is a highly conflict-filled terrain with very passionate individuals and groups involved" said one scholar, (Moyo: 2013) in his journal article as he looked at the relationship between politics and student activism.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Etisalat’s $1.2 Billion Debt Threatens Banks’ Profits, Dividend Payout

[Leadership] Capital market stakeholders have said Etisalat Nigeria debt crisis could threaten the affected banks’ profitability and dividend payout to shareholders in 2017 if not properly addressed.

[Leadership] Capital market stakeholders have said Etisalat Nigeria debt crisis could threaten the affected banks' profitability and dividend payout to shareholders in 2017 if not properly addressed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Education Ministry Acknowledges Private Sector Role

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Secretary of State for Innovation of Higher Education, Maria Augusta Martins, said Wednesday that private education is an important partner of the State for the quality of education in the country.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Secretary of State for Innovation of Higher Education, Maria Augusta Martins, said Wednesday that private education is an important partner of the State for the quality of education in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Mugabe’s Party ‘Threatens Villagers With Eviction If It Loses By-Election’

[New Zimbabwe] Zanu-PF has reportedly threatened villagers with evictions in some wards if the party does not get a 100% vote in the July 15 Chiwundura by-election.

[New Zimbabwe] Zanu-PF has reportedly threatened villagers with evictions in some wards if the party does not get a 100% vote in the July 15 Chiwundura by-election.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe