Don’t Politicise Chris Msando’s Murder – John Kerry

[Nation] Former US Secretary of State John Kerry, who is the co-leader of the Carter Centre’s election monitoring team in Kenya, has paid tribute to slain IEBC official Christopher Msando.

[Nation] Former US Secretary of State John Kerry, who is the co-leader of the Carter Centre's election monitoring team in Kenya, has paid tribute to slain IEBC official Christopher Msando.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt Tells Departments to Stop Using Charcoal

[Daily News] THE government has directed some of its institutions to start phasing out the use of charcoal as a source of cooking energy with immediate effect, a measure that is aimed at conserving environment, the Minister of State in the Vic-Presiden…

[Daily News] THE government has directed some of its institutions to start phasing out the use of charcoal as a source of cooking energy with immediate effect, a measure that is aimed at conserving environment, the Minister of State in the Vic-President's Office (Union and Environment Affairs) January Makamba, has announced.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Quartet Out to Maintain Steeplechase Dominance

[Nation] Kenyan steeplechasers led by World champion Ezekiel Kemboi and Olympic champion Conseslus Kipruto have vowed to uphold the country’s tradition at the World Championships starting Friday in London.

[Nation] Kenyan steeplechasers led by World champion Ezekiel Kemboi and Olympic champion Conseslus Kipruto have vowed to uphold the country's tradition at the World Championships starting Friday in London.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘Dagga Couple’ Back in High Court in Bid to Legalise Marijuana

[News24Wire] The so-called ‘dagga couple’, Julian Stobbs and Myrtle Clarke, will head back to the Pretoria High Court on Wednesday in a bid to have marijuana legalised.

[News24Wire] The so-called 'dagga couple', Julian Stobbs and Myrtle Clarke, will head back to the Pretoria High Court on Wednesday in a bid to have marijuana legalised.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sports Minister Hlongwane Raps Rugby Union

[The Herald] Sport and Recreation Minister Makhosini Hlongwane has expressed disappointment in the Sables after their defeat to Tunisia over the weekend in the Rugby Africa Gold Cup at Prince Edward. In a statement released yesterday, Hlongwane blamed …

[The Herald] Sport and Recreation Minister Makhosini Hlongwane has expressed disappointment in the Sables after their defeat to Tunisia over the weekend in the Rugby Africa Gold Cup at Prince Edward. In a statement released yesterday, Hlongwane blamed the team's performance on boardroom differences within the Zimbabwe Rugby Union. "The Minister of Sport and Recreation is disappointed and dismayed by the continued poor performance of the Zimbabwe national senior rugby team, the Sables, which is continuing to fall on the

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Malema’s Remarks On Indians ‘Has the Possibility to Incite Racial Hatred’

[News24Wire] The South African Minority Rights Equality Movement (Samrem) on Monday opened a case of hate speech against EFF leader Julius Malema following his statement calling Indians “worse than Afrikaners”.

[News24Wire] The South African Minority Rights Equality Movement (Samrem) on Monday opened a case of hate speech against EFF leader Julius Malema following his statement calling Indians "worse than Afrikaners".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Miss Seychelles Contestants to Make a Child Smile in Talent Show

[Seychelles News Agency] The 14 contestants of the Miss Seychelles beauty pageant will make a child smile in a talent show on Saturday, the show’s organiser said.

[Seychelles News Agency] The 14 contestants of the Miss Seychelles beauty pageant will make a child smile in a talent show on Saturday, the show's organiser said.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Alleged N30 Trillion Revenue Leakage – Senate Quizzes 60 Firms

[Premium Times] The Senate Joint Committee on Customs and Marine Transport investigating alleged N30 trillion revenue leakage in the import and export chain on Tuesday began quizzing companies involved in the processes.

[Premium Times] The Senate Joint Committee on Customs and Marine Transport investigating alleged N30 trillion revenue leakage in the import and export chain on Tuesday began quizzing companies involved in the processes.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Companies Turn to Illegal Dealers for Forex

[The Herald] The ongoing cash shortages in the economy have forced several manufacturing companies to seek foreign currency from illegal dealers popularly known as “osiphatheleni” so as to procure raw materials.

[The Herald] The ongoing cash shortages in the economy have forced several manufacturing companies to seek foreign currency from illegal dealers popularly known as "osiphatheleni" so as to procure raw materials.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Foundation to Empower Civil Society Organizations

[Nyasa Times] In a bid to promote strength and impact of civil society organizations in Malawi, Segal Family Foundation (SFF) has awarded a grant of $5000 to a Lilongwe based non-governmental organization.

[Nyasa Times] In a bid to promote strength and impact of civil society organizations in Malawi, Segal Family Foundation (SFF) has awarded a grant of $5000 to a Lilongwe based non-governmental organization.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi