West Brom Coach Ali Impressed

[The Herald] English Premier League side West Bromwich Albion FC academy coach Ahmed Ali has been impressed with the level of technique which some junior players exhibited during his four-day coaching clinic which began on Monday. Ali was at Belgravia …

[The Herald] English Premier League side West Bromwich Albion FC academy coach Ahmed Ali has been impressed with the level of technique which some junior players exhibited during his four-day coaching clinic which began on Monday. Ali was at Belgravia Sports Club together with Zimbabwe-UK Under-17 coach Trevor Mazhande for the clinic.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Denies Using Constitutional Changes to Cling to Power

[VOA] The government of Burundi says a recently launched referendum campaign is aimed at strengthening and advancing the country’s laws after more than two years of political violence. But some experts say the government wants to use the referendum cam…

[VOA] The government of Burundi says a recently launched referendum campaign is aimed at strengthening and advancing the country's laws after more than two years of political violence. But some experts say the government wants to use the referendum campaign to legitimize its rule.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Elections Body Requests Millions for Voter Registration Extension

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has requested an additional $7,9 million to extend the ongoing voter registration blitz which ends next Tuesday. This was said by Acting ZEC Chairperson Mr Emmanuel Magade during a media briefing yes…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has requested an additional $7,9 million to extend the ongoing voter registration blitz which ends next Tuesday. This was said by Acting ZEC Chairperson Mr Emmanuel Magade during a media briefing yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

New Government Asks West to Stop Dictating

[VOA] Zimbabwe’s new foreign affairs minister says that the southern African nation will not allow the West to dictate its policies and that no country had a monopoly on how diplomacy should be conducted.

[VOA] Zimbabwe's new foreign affairs minister says that the southern African nation will not allow the West to dictate its policies and that no country had a monopoly on how diplomacy should be conducted.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

As Violence Flares, Internet Goes Dark

[VOA] Amid reports of violent clashes that have led to at least 15 deaths, the Ethiopian government has partially blocked internet access to its citizens, suppressing information about the exact scope of the violence and the response of federal securit…

[VOA] Amid reports of violent clashes that have led to at least 15 deaths, the Ethiopian government has partially blocked internet access to its citizens, suppressing information about the exact scope of the violence and the response of federal security forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Mapeza Back At Work

[The Herald] After enjoying just a short holiday that followed their Premier Soccer League double success, FC PLATINUM coach Norman Mapeza and his assistants are expected to resume work today in preparation for the likely gruesome Champions League adve…

[The Herald] After enjoying just a short holiday that followed their Premier Soccer League double success, FC PLATINUM coach Norman Mapeza and his assistants are expected to resume work today in preparation for the likely gruesome Champions League adventure. Mapeza, together with his technical crew, start by assessing players who have been invited for trials by the club and other fringe players who will be fighting to be retained on the FC Platinum books. Ghanaian forward, Ibrahim Dauda and Cameroonian striker Albert E

Fish Farming Project Helps Refugees Feed Themselves

[VOA] The United Nations says humanitarian needs in refugee camps in Cameroon are increasing, exceeding the means available to take care of the growing number of refugees. But some of the refugees have empowered themselves by making use of resources ar…

[VOA] The United Nations says humanitarian needs in refugee camps in Cameroon are increasing, exceeding the means available to take care of the growing number of refugees. But some of the refugees have empowered themselves by making use of resources around them to earn a living for their families. At Gado refugee camp in eastern Cameroon, 200 refugee women have developed a fish pond by a river and are supplying fish not only to people in need in the camp but to surrounding villages.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

U.S. Suspends Aid to Much of Somali Military

[VOA] The United States is suspending aid for much of Somalia’s armed forces over corruption concerns, U.S. officials confirmed to VOA on Thursday. The suspension reflects the Somali military’s repeated inability to account for aid items such as food, …

[VOA] The United States is suspending aid for much of Somalia's armed forces over corruption concerns, U.S. officials confirmed to VOA on Thursday. The suspension reflects the Somali military's repeated inability to account for aid items such as food, fuel and weapons.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia