Saturday – When Mugabe Goes to Matobo . . .

[The Herald] (Hayi mani bakithi(!) — MATOBO!!!)– goes to Matobo, Matombo: place of stubborn boulders, the land’s mute womb that won’t say what it has eaten, seen, or carries. When Mugabe goes to Matobo, I ask, ONLY ASK, this of him: topple u-rhodes, …

[The Herald] (Hayi mani bakithi(!) -- MATOBO!!!)-- goes to Matobo, Matombo: place of stubborn boulders, the land's mute womb that won't say what it has eaten, seen, or carries. When Mugabe goes to Matobo, I ask, ONLY ASK, this of him: topple u-rhodes, scoff the gnarl of his rhodesian tale. And please bring back OUR-, MY-,HER-, HIS-TORY! tell b(l)ack our story, for so long mangled in fanged white lies coursing down our corrupted veins, untreated. Bring back our history, please!

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Infantino Visit Historic – Chiyangwa

[The Herald] ZIFA president Philip Chiyangwa feels the visit by FIFA president Gianni Infantino has left a lasting legacy not only on Zimbabwean football, but the rest of Africa. The Harare businessman says nothing will ever be the same again. “I am ve…

[The Herald] ZIFA president Philip Chiyangwa feels the visit by FIFA president Gianni Infantino has left a lasting legacy not only on Zimbabwean football, but the rest of Africa. The Harare businessman says nothing will ever be the same again. "I am very excited by the visit. It was a landmark visit and extremely positive for generations that will come after us. Even if I leave it will remain and it's a legacy.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Hails FIFA

[The Herald] President Mugabe has hailed the commitment made by visiting FIFA president Gianni Infantino to support football development projects in Zimbabwe. Infantino, who was in the country at the invitation of ZIFA president Philip Chiyangwa for hi…

[The Herald] President Mugabe has hailed the commitment made by visiting FIFA president Gianni Infantino to support football development projects in Zimbabwe. Infantino, who was in the country at the invitation of ZIFA president Philip Chiyangwa for his birthday and COSAFA election victory celebrations, paid a courtesy call at State House yesterday where he also had an hour-long briefing with President Mugabe on the state of football development in Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

FIFA Chief Infantino’s Visit Puts Critics to Shame

[The Herald] The last two days have been quite hectic for Zimbabwe football with the country getting the spotlight of the globe’s biggest sporting discipline in the wake of a landmark visit by FIFA president Gianni Infantino and secretary-general Fatim…

[The Herald] The last two days have been quite hectic for Zimbabwe football with the country getting the spotlight of the globe's biggest sporting discipline in the wake of a landmark visit by FIFA president Gianni Infantino and secretary-general Fatima Samba Diouf Samoura to our beautiful country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Assembly Speakers Want Quick End to Southern Kaduna Crisis

[Daily Trust] The Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures has call for a quick and lasting resolution of the Sothern Kaduna crisis, urging Nigerians to embrace peace at all times. The conference condemned the killings and wanton destruction of pro…

[Daily Trust] The Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures has call for a quick and lasting resolution of the Sothern Kaduna crisis, urging Nigerians to embrace peace at all times. The conference condemned the killings and wanton destruction of properties that occurred in Southern Kaduna and urged Nigerians to be their brothers' keepers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

A Vote for ‘Naija’ and Against ‘Nigeria’

[Daily Trust] The National Orientation Agency is relaunching a pointless and misguided campaign to preserve the appellative”originality” of “Nigeria”-and to save it from voguish diminutive terms of endearments such as “Naija.”

[Daily Trust] The National Orientation Agency is relaunching a pointless and misguided campaign to preserve the appellative"originality" of "Nigeria"-and to save it from voguish diminutive terms of endearments such as "Naija."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Xenophobia – Why Attacks Still Happen – South African Envoy

[Daily Trust] Attacks on Nigerians in South Africa have made headlines in recent times. The country’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ambassador Lulu Mnguni spoke to Daily Trust on Saturday about reasons the attacks still occur, Nigeria’s role in the fig…

[Daily Trust] Attacks on Nigerians in South Africa have made headlines in recent times. The country's High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ambassador Lulu Mnguni spoke to Daily Trust on Saturday about reasons the attacks still occur, Nigeria's role in the fight against Apartheid and the commemoration of the centenary of Oliver Tambo among other issues.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kidnapped German – Negotiations Continue, As 10-Year Excavation Is Halted

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -Archaeologists working at the site of a research into the historical Nok civilisation at Jenjela village in Kagarko local government of Kaduna State have abandoned the site since Wednesday when Prof. Peter Breunij and his associat…

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -Archaeologists working at the site of a research into the historical Nok civilisation at Jenjela village in Kagarko local government of Kaduna State have abandoned the site since Wednesday when Prof. Peter Breunij and his associate, Johannes Buringer, both Germans were abducted.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria