Govt to Review Maize Moisture Content

[The Herald] Government will investigate the Grain Marketing Board for rejecting maize because of high moisture content and may also consider waiving the 12,5 percent requirement for grain meant for milling, Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation De…

[The Herald] Government will investigate the Grain Marketing Board for rejecting maize because of high moisture content and may also consider waiving the 12,5 percent requirement for grain meant for milling, Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development Dr Joseph Made has said. GMB accepts grain with a moisture content of not more than 12,5 percent.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Suspended Sentence for Child Sex Offender Draws Shock

[News24Wire] The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is to appeal a lower court’s judgment that saw a convicted child sex offender in the Western Cape escape jail time because of “substantial and compelling circumstances”.

[News24Wire] The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is to appeal a lower court's judgment that saw a convicted child sex offender in the Western Cape escape jail time because of "substantial and compelling circumstances".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Criticism of Command Agriculture, Act of Rogues

[The Herald] The adulteration of the Command Agriculture Programme, (CAP), as an “ugly culture” by some senior politicians who should know better is quite troubling, if not unsettling.

[The Herald] The adulteration of the Command Agriculture Programme, (CAP), as an "ugly culture" by some senior politicians who should know better is quite troubling, if not unsettling.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Rotich, Bett Cruise to 800m Finals

[Nation] The 2016 Diamond League Series 800m winner Ferguson Rotich and World Under-20 800m champion Kipyegon Bett easily won their 800m races to qualify for the final at the ongoing World Championships trials at Nyayo Stadium on Friday.

[Nation] The 2016 Diamond League Series 800m winner Ferguson Rotich and World Under-20 800m champion Kipyegon Bett easily won their 800m races to qualify for the final at the ongoing World Championships trials at Nyayo Stadium on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How Wakiso RDC Kyeyune Got 42 Acres of a Forest Reserve

[Observer] The commission of inquiry into land matters summoned Wakiso RDC Ian Kyeyune to respond to allegations that he illegally obtained land that is part of Nonve forest reserve in Wakiso.

[Observer] The commission of inquiry into land matters summoned Wakiso RDC Ian Kyeyune to respond to allegations that he illegally obtained land that is part of Nonve forest reserve in Wakiso.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Liberation War Hero Chinx to Be Buried

[The Herald] Liberation war hero and musician Cde Dickson Chingaira, popularly known as “Cde Chinx”, who died last Friday, will be buried today at Glen Forest Memorial Park in Harare. Family spokesperson Mr Dick Chingaira (Junior) yesterday said the de…

[The Herald] Liberation war hero and musician Cde Dickson Chingaira, popularly known as "Cde Chinx", who died last Friday, will be buried today at Glen Forest Memorial Park in Harare. Family spokesperson Mr Dick Chingaira (Junior) yesterday said the decision to bury the musician at Glen Forest was reached in consultation with the Government.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Armed South Sudanese Abduct 13 Refugees, Steal 180 Cows

[Observer] Moyo -Gunmen suspected to be members of the South Sudan Liberation Army (SPLA) on Tuesday raided Bari Village in Metu sub-county, Moyo district, and disappeared with more than 180 heads of cattle.

[Observer] Moyo -Gunmen suspected to be members of the South Sudan Liberation Army (SPLA) on Tuesday raided Bari Village in Metu sub-county, Moyo district, and disappeared with more than 180 heads of cattle.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tay Grin Teaches Iceland’s First Lady Dancing Moves in Charity Show in Aid of Malawi Girls

[Nyasa Times] How easy is it to learn Malawian dances? As the audience that gathered at the Bjor and Bindi Concert learnt on Wednesday night, it is easy to be Malawian atleast for a single night.

[Nyasa Times] How easy is it to learn Malawian dances? As the audience that gathered at the Bjor and Bindi Concert learnt on Wednesday night, it is easy to be Malawian atleast for a single night.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Middle Belt, Northern Minorities Seek 12 Regions, 54 States

[Guardian] Abuja -Leaders of the Middle Belt and other northern minorities met in Abuja yesterday and asked the Federal Government to immediately begin the implementation of the 2014 national conference report to address the agitations for the restruct…

[Guardian] Abuja -Leaders of the Middle Belt and other northern minorities met in Abuja yesterday and asked the Federal Government to immediately begin the implementation of the 2014 national conference report to address the agitations for the restructuring of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Remands American Over Alleged U.S.$565,000 Fraud

[Guardian] An American national, Marco Antonio Ramirez, was yesterday remanded in prison by an Ikeja High Court for allegedly defrauding three Nigerians of $565,000.The defendant who acted as the Managing Director of three firms, USA Now Plc, Eagleford…

[Guardian] An American national, Marco Antonio Ramirez, was yesterday remanded in prison by an Ikeja High Court for allegedly defrauding three Nigerians of $565,000.The defendant who acted as the Managing Director of three firms, USA Now Plc, Eagleford Instalodge Group and USA Now Energy Capital, pleaded not guilty to a 16-count charge of fraud and conspiracy to commit fraud brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria