Maizegate – Group to Hold Anti-Govt Demonstration Over Chaponda

[Nyasa Times] A nationwide peaceful demonstration will be held to force President Peter Mutharika to dismiss Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development George Thapatula Chaponda who is officially under probe by the Anti Corruption Bureau…

[Nyasa Times] A nationwide peaceful demonstration will be held to force President Peter Mutharika to dismiss Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development George Thapatula Chaponda who is officially under probe by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) on corruption and abuse of office.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

UK to Double Trade Finance

[Daily News] British Prime Minister’s Trade and Investment Envoy to Tanzania Lord Hollick has announced doubling of UK’s government trade support for Tanzania to 750 million pounds (over 2tri/-).

[Daily News] British Prime Minister's Trade and Investment Envoy to Tanzania Lord Hollick has announced doubling of UK's government trade support for Tanzania to 750 million pounds (over 2tri/-).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tanapa Hands Over 74 Million Shillings Dam to Villagers

[Daily News] Tarime -Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) has handed over a water dam built at Gibaso and Karakatonga villages in Tarime District. TANAPA Outreach Programme Manager Ahmed Mbugi handed over the project on Wednesday. “When it is full of water this dam can help residents of the two villages to enjoy water supply throughout the year,” Mbugi said during the handing over ceremony.

[Daily News] Tarime -Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) has handed over a water dam built at Gibaso and Karakatonga villages in Tarime District. TANAPA Outreach Programme Manager Ahmed Mbugi handed over the project on Wednesday. "When it is full of water this dam can help residents of the two villages to enjoy water supply throughout the year," Mbugi said during the handing over ceremony.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Chinese President Xi’s Special Envoy to Attend Presidential Inauguration

[Focac] Beijing -A special envoy of Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the inauguration ceremony of Gambian President Adama Barrow and Gambia’s independence day celebration in Banjul, on Feb. 18.

[Focac] Beijing -A special envoy of Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the inauguration ceremony of Gambian President Adama Barrow and Gambia's independence day celebration in Banjul, on Feb. 18.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Court Grants M’membe’s Wife Bail

Police have released Fred M’membe’s wife Mutinta Mazoka two days after her arrest from her residence. The 39-year old has been charged with obstructing justice and has since appeared for mention before the Lusaka Magistrate Court. Mutinta had an altercation … Continued

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Police have released Fred M’membe’s wife Mutinta Mazoka two days after her arrest from her residence. The 39-year old has been charged with obstructing justice and has since appeared for mention before the Lusaka Magistrate Court. Mutinta had an altercation with the police that had gone to M’membe residence’s on Nangwenya road in Rhodespark with an arrest warrant for her husband but she tore the warrant provoking the law enforcement officers to arrest her. The police had gone to execute an arrest warrant issued by the Lusaka Magistrate Court on February 14 2017. M’membe is being pursued for allegedly still posturing as owner of the closed Post Newspapers that is in the hands of the provisional liquidator Lewis Mosho. The Post Newspapers proprietor is also being pursued for allegedly failing to handover a full list of all the assets the publication has so that they can be disposed of by the liquidator and pay people who are owed money by the institution. A number of assets belonging to The Post newspaper have been frozen with the liquidator still hunting for more. The Post Newspaper was shut down in June last year following a longstanding tax debt owed to the Zambia Revenue Authority. The Lusaka Magistrate has issued arrest warrants for M’membe and State Counsel Nchima Nchito. She has been granted a K3, 000 bail with two working sureties. The matter has been adjourned to 3rd March 2017. The post Court Grants M’membe’s Wife Bail appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

Nation Worried About SADC, AU Endorsements – Tsvangirai

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai said Wednesday Zimbabweans are worried about the role of the Southern African Development Cooperation (SADC) and Africa Union (AU) ahead of fresh elections next year.

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai said Wednesday Zimbabweans are worried about the role of the Southern African Development Cooperation (SADC) and Africa Union (AU) ahead of fresh elections next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe