Government Condemns Abduction of Young Men

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) on Friday strongly condemned the abduction of young men by some unscrupulous people who are running initiation schools.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) on Friday strongly condemned the abduction of young men by some unscrupulous people who are running initiation schools.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

New NPA to Start Ops in September

[The Herald] A new National Procurement Authority to oversee purchasing systems in Zimbabwe is expected to commence operations in September, Deputy Chief Secretary in the Office of the President and Cabinet Dr Ray Ndlukula has said. The establishment o…

[The Herald] A new National Procurement Authority to oversee purchasing systems in Zimbabwe is expected to commence operations in September, Deputy Chief Secretary in the Office of the President and Cabinet Dr Ray Ndlukula has said. The establishment of the NPA is part of Government's strategy to modernise its public procurement system and help reduce opportunities for corruption.Under the modernisation programme, at least 200 procurement entities will be established countrywide as part of a decentralisation drive aime

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Geoffrey Kamworor, Bedan Karoki Pull Out As Moses Tanui Wins 10,000m

[Nation] Two-time World 10,000 bronze medallist Moses Tanui on Friday won the men’s 10,000m race to qualify for the Rio Olympic Games at the Kipchoge Keino Stadium, Eldoret.

[Nation] Two-time World 10,000 bronze medallist Moses Tanui on Friday won the men's 10,000m race to qualify for the Rio Olympic Games at the Kipchoge Keino Stadium, Eldoret.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Toyota to Launch 8th Generation Hilux

[The Herald] The eighth-generation Toyota Hilux is set to be officially unveiled in Zimbabwe in a fortnight. One of the world’s best-known and best-loved nameplates, Hilux, first hit dealerships in 1968, selling over 16 million units in more than 180 c…

[The Herald] The eighth-generation Toyota Hilux is set to be officially unveiled in Zimbabwe in a fortnight. One of the world's best-known and best-loved nameplates, Hilux, first hit dealerships in 1968, selling over 16 million units in more than 180 countries. This time round Toyota Zimbabwe might strike a considerable fortune.The Hilux legacy is legendary. Since its introduction in 1969, the model has etched an enviable reputation for itself across the globe, where its durability, strength and outright quality, has e

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Violence Around Lake Chad is Leading Nowhere – Just Deepening Divides

[Guardian Network] The male recovery ward in the hospital is all in blue: blue sheets, pillows, curtains. Outside, the temperature hovers around 40 degrees: inside, large fans keep the air moving. All the beds are occupied by adults — except one. Eigh…

[Guardian Network] The male recovery ward in the hospital is all in blue: blue sheets, pillows, curtains. Outside, the temperature hovers around 40 degrees: inside, large fans keep the air moving. All the beds are occupied by adults -- except one. Eight-year-old Abba is the exception.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Food Bank Launched

[New Era] Windhoek -Yesterday was a joyous occasion for some destitute families when President Hage Geingob arrived at the doorsteps of two houses in Babylon informal settlement to deliver parcels of monthly food provisions from the country’s first foo…

[New Era] Windhoek -Yesterday was a joyous occasion for some destitute families when President Hage Geingob arrived at the doorsteps of two houses in Babylon informal settlement to deliver parcels of monthly food provisions from the country's first food bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Vivian Cheruiyot to Double Up in Rio After 5,000m Triumph

[Nation] World 10,000m Vivian Cheruiyot completed a double on Friday after winning the women’s 5,000m race at the National Olympics Trials at the Kipchoge Keino Stadium, Eldoret.

[Nation] World 10,000m Vivian Cheruiyot completed a double on Friday after winning the women's 5,000m race at the National Olympics Trials at the Kipchoge Keino Stadium, Eldoret.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Evoke Nkomo’s Spirit of Nation Building

[The Herald] Zimbabweans today commemorate the death of a liberation war icon and one of the country’s founding fathers. Seventeen years after his death, Zimbabweans have not forgotten the invaluable contributions the late Vice President Dr Joshua Mqab…

[The Herald] Zimbabweans today commemorate the death of a liberation war icon and one of the country's founding fathers. Seventeen years after his death, Zimbabweans have not forgotten the invaluable contributions the late Vice President Dr Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo, who was affectionately known as Father Zimbabwe, made.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe