We Want Farms, Zanu-PF Youths Tell Mugabe

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF youths have reportedly urged President Robert Mugabe’s government to seize the last few remaining white commercial farms and distribute them to the landless.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF youths have reportedly urged President Robert Mugabe's government to seize the last few remaining white commercial farms and distribute them to the landless.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ethiopia’s Textile Industry On Rapid Revival

[Ethiopian Herald] Textile sector is one of the priority areas of the second Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP II) which mainly aims to increase the export by one billion dollar strengthening the finishing works of Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP…

[Ethiopian Herald] Textile sector is one of the priority areas of the second Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP II) which mainly aims to increase the export by one billion dollar strengthening the finishing works of Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP I) and the sector also expected to increase more than 300,000 jobs by the end of GTP II.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Buhari – Some Groups in London Said I Should Go Home, Indeed, I’m Back

[This Day] Abuja -For the first time since he returned to Abuja from his medicals in the United Kingdom, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja humorously commented on the protest staged against his stay in London by some Nigerians in that count…

[This Day] Abuja -For the first time since he returned to Abuja from his medicals in the United Kingdom, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja humorously commented on the protest staged against his stay in London by some Nigerians in that country, saying "Indeed, I have come back home."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ERCS, IFRC Conducted Goat Restocking in Afar Region

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) in collaboration with the International Federation of Red Cross Societies (IFRS) have conducted goat restocking in Bidu Woreda, Afar regional state.

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) in collaboration with the International Federation of Red Cross Societies (IFRS) have conducted goat restocking in Bidu Woreda, Afar regional state.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Mob Sets Church Ablaze Over Pastor’s Alleged Killing 11-Year-Old for Ritual

[Guardian] Calabar -A church belonging to a pastor, named as Anthony Obo, has been set ablaze by mob for allegedly killing of an 11-year-old girl in Calabar.The pastor, whose church, was located at 6, Abua Street, off Edgerly road in Calabar South Coun…

[Guardian] Calabar -A church belonging to a pastor, named as Anthony Obo, has been set ablaze by mob for allegedly killing of an 11-year-old girl in Calabar.The pastor, whose church, was located at 6, Abua Street, off Edgerly road in Calabar South Council of Cross River State, at mid-morning yesterday escaped being lynched by an angry mob, which succeeded in burning down the church.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Uganda to Switch Off Two Million SIM Cards

[East African] Authorities in Kampala say that all unregistered Sim cards will be switched off on August 30, ending months’ long feuds between mobile phone subscribers, telecom companies and the government.

[East African] Authorities in Kampala say that all unregistered Sim cards will be switched off on August 30, ending months' long feuds between mobile phone subscribers, telecom companies and the government.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

First Lady’s Hotel Rampage Riles Mugabe

[Zimbabwe Independent] FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe has left the South African government deeply divided after allegedly assaulting Johannesburg model Gabriella Engels on August 13 and seeking the convenient cover of diplomatic immunity, which saved her the…

[Zimbabwe Independent] FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe has left the South African government deeply divided after allegedly assaulting Johannesburg model Gabriella Engels on August 13 and seeking the convenient cover of diplomatic immunity, which saved her the embarrassment of appearing in court.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Disaster Strikes Freetown – Over 400 Dead and 600 Still Missing

[IPS] Freetown -In the early hours of Monday morning, August 14, torrential rains hit Freetown, Sierra Leone’s capital city. Several areas of the city were flooded, as houses were either partially submerged under water or destroyed.

[IPS] Freetown -In the early hours of Monday morning, August 14, torrential rains hit Freetown, Sierra Leone's capital city. Several areas of the city were flooded, as houses were either partially submerged under water or destroyed.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone