PSL Back – Dynamos Face Shabanie Mine

[New Zimbabwe] The Castle Lager Premiership action resumes Wednesday following a two week break to make way for the Chibuku Super Cup matches, with attention trained on the pacesetters as the league slowly nearing the finishing line.

[New Zimbabwe] The Castle Lager Premiership action resumes Wednesday following a two week break to make way for the Chibuku Super Cup matches, with attention trained on the pacesetters as the league slowly nearing the finishing line.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Correctional Services Hosts Funda Mzansi Championship in George

[Govt of SA] Over 180 offenders are to converge in George, in the Western Cape, for the 8th Funda Mzansi Championship from 02 to 05 October 2017, under the theme, ‘Building Creative Minds’. For the first time since its conception, this year’s competiti…

[Govt of SA] Over 180 offenders are to converge in George, in the Western Cape, for the 8th Funda Mzansi Championship from 02 to 05 October 2017, under the theme, 'Building Creative Minds'. For the first time since its conception, this year's competition will cover all 11 South African official languages. A total of 49 book clubs have been registered, with more than 800 spectators expected to attend.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UN Rights Body Should Continue Scrutiny of Rights Violations

[HRW] The human rights situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo remains dire as the country’s political crisis deepens. President Joseph Kabila has used repression, violence, and corruption to delay elections and maintain his hold on power, despit…

[HRW] The human rights situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo remains dire as the country's political crisis deepens. President Joseph Kabila has used repression, violence, and corruption to delay elections and maintain his hold on power, despite the end of his constitutionally mandated two-term limit on December 19, 2016. A power-sharing agreement mediated by the Catholic Church late last year called for elections to be held by the end of 2017, but elections are nowhere in sight.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Schoolgirl Caught in Lethal Crossfire

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -AN eight-year-old schoolgirl is among an unspecified number of civilians killed after the trigger-happy Congolese military opened fire on protesters. The young student was hit by a stray bullet while on her way to school amid anti-…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -AN eight-year-old schoolgirl is among an unspecified number of civilians killed after the trigger-happy Congolese military opened fire on protesters. The young student was hit by a stray bullet while on her way to school amid anti-government protests in the Panzi neighborhood of Bukavu in the South Kivu province. According to the United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO), there have been additional casualties. The UN Joint Human Rights Office was at the time of publishing still i

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

We Won’t Return Odinga Security, Says Matiang’i

[Nation] The government will not reverse the decision to scale down the security detail of National Super Alliance (Nasa) leaders Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka, acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i said Wednesday.

[Nation] The government will not reverse the decision to scale down the security detail of National Super Alliance (Nasa) leaders Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka, acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i said Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mikel Obi Says Nigeria Will Finish Off World Cup Qualifying Target Against Zambia In Uyo

Super Eagles’ captain Mikel John Obi says declared although the three –time African champions have respect for 2012 AFCON winners Zambia, the total commitment to ensuring early qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals will see Nigeria wrap up … Continued

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Super Eagles’ captain Mikel John Obi says declared although the three –time African champions have respect for 2012 AFCON winners Zambia, the total commitment to ensuring early qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals will see Nigeria wrap up the campaign next weekend. Captain Mikel, who has had a marvelous run in the qualifying series, playing commendable leadership role, told thenff.com that he is fully dedicated to the assignment of leading his teammates out on the turf of Godswill Akpabio Stadium to secure the sole ticket in Group B on 7th October. “I must admit that I applaud the resurgence of the Zambians this late in the qualifiers. Beating Algeria home and away is no mean feat. We will take them very serious on 7th October because they clearly have a new spirit. It is time we wrap this up.†Speaking further on the relative smooth –run the Eagles have had in this campaign compared to earlier FIFA World Cup qualifying races, the former Chelsea FC of England midfielder pin –pointed professionalism, determination and ambition as the factors that have swung the pendulum Nigeria’s way, whilst also heaping praises on Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr. “We have all shown professionalism, dedication and determination to be at the pole position in a group tagged ‘Group of Death.’ “Commendations must go to the entire team and the Coach, but we must finish it up in Uyo and secure our ticket right there.†SOURC: NFF.COM The post Mikel Obi Says Nigeria Will Finish Off World Cup Qualifying Target Against Zambia In Uyo appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

Cholera Poses Grave Risks to Pregnant Women in North-East, UNFPA Says

[Premium Times] The outbreak of cholera posed grave risks to pregnant women in the Northeast states ravaged by the destructive activities of Boko-Haram terrorists, the UN Population Fund, UNFPA, has said.

[Premium Times] The outbreak of cholera posed grave risks to pregnant women in the Northeast states ravaged by the destructive activities of Boko-Haram terrorists, the UN Population Fund, UNFPA, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Burundi Represented in Rock in Rio Festival

[Iwacu] Bernard Ndoricimpa and Alfred Nyandwi (cultural singers) were thrilled to bits to be part of an international festival, spreading a message of love and unity on behalf of Burundi. Since Monday 18th September, the duo travelled to Rio (Brazil) t…

[Iwacu] Bernard Ndoricimpa and Alfred Nyandwi (cultural singers) were thrilled to bits to be part of an international festival, spreading a message of love and unity on behalf of Burundi. Since Monday 18th September, the duo travelled to Rio (Brazil) to play their traditional music "umuduri" in Rock in Rio Festival.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Tourist Sites to Be Improved to Generate More Revenues

[Iwacu] On the occasion of the World Tourism Day, celebrated yearly on 27 September, Burundian artists complain about the lack of tourists to visit attractive sites and buy their works.

[Iwacu] On the occasion of the World Tourism Day, celebrated yearly on 27 September, Burundian artists complain about the lack of tourists to visit attractive sites and buy their works.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi