President Jacob Zuma Sends Special Envoys to Zimbabwe

[This is Africa] South Africa President Jacob Zuma has sent special envoys to Zimbabwe to meet with President Robert Mugabe and the Zimbabwean Defence Force. President Zuma says he spoke to President Mugabe today, who indicated that he was confined to …

[This is Africa] South Africa President Jacob Zuma has sent special envoys to Zimbabwe to meet with President Robert Mugabe and the Zimbabwean Defence Force. President Zuma says he spoke to President Mugabe today, who indicated that he was confined to his home but said that he was "fine".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Musician ‘First Farai’ Fakes Mother’s Death

[The Herald] He is known for courting controversy whenever he gets a chance to be naughty. Many people remember the story of how First Farai was alleged to have abused condolence contributions collected at the late Cephas Mashakada’s funeral, which ext…

[The Herald] He is known for courting controversy whenever he gets a chance to be naughty. Many people remember the story of how First Farai was alleged to have abused condolence contributions collected at the late Cephas Mashakada's funeral, which extremely angered fellow musician Hosiah Chipanga. That was six years ago and First Farai still denies the accusations.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Chiwenga, Mnangagwa Looted Diamonds – Chipanga

[New Zimbabwe] As Zimbabwe edged closer to the brink Tuesday, Zanu PF Youth League leader Kudzanai Chipanga, in a hard-hitting statement, accused Commander of the Defence Forces Constantino Chiwenga of looting over $15 billion worth of diamonds.

[New Zimbabwe] As Zimbabwe edged closer to the brink Tuesday, Zanu PF Youth League leader Kudzanai Chipanga, in a hard-hitting statement, accused Commander of the Defence Forces Constantino Chiwenga of looting over $15 billion worth of diamonds.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

SA Rugby ‘Bitterly Disappointed’ at World Cup Snub

[News24Wire] SA Rugby said it was “bitterly disappointed” at the decision by the World Rugby Council to overturn a recommendation that South Africa should host the 2023 Rugby World Cup and instead voted for France to host the tournament in a secret bal…

[News24Wire] SA Rugby said it was "bitterly disappointed" at the decision by the World Rugby Council to overturn a recommendation that South Africa should host the 2023 Rugby World Cup and instead voted for France to host the tournament in a secret ballot.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Maizegate – Former Minister Chaponda Implicated

[Nyasa Times] Former chief executive officer for the State produce trader, Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc), Foster Mulumbe on Tuesday told the Magistrate’s Court in Blantyre that former Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation an…

[Nyasa Times] Former chief executive officer for the State produce trader, Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc), Foster Mulumbe on Tuesday told the Magistrate's Court in Blantyre that former Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Dr George Chaponda, flouted procedures for the supply maize.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

EU Stresses Speedy Handling of Elections Matters

[New Dawn] The European Union (EU) and its Member States say they have and continue to follow the Liberia’s 2017 presidential and representatives elections with high interest, noting that peace and security, together with democracy, good governance and…

[New Dawn] The European Union (EU) and its Member States say they have and continue to follow the Liberia's 2017 presidential and representatives elections with high interest, noting that peace and security, together with democracy, good governance and human rights are some of the shared values at the heart of the EU-Africa partnership.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Man Found Dead At NTA Bus Stop

[New Dawn] A man believed to be in his 50s was found dead at a National Transit Authority (NTA) bus stop at the Caldwell Intersection on Bushrod Island, outside Monrovia on 13 November.Dozens of people at the NTA waiting station appeared amazed when th…

[New Dawn] A man believed to be in his 50s was found dead at a National Transit Authority (NTA) bus stop at the Caldwell Intersection on Bushrod Island, outside Monrovia on 13 November.Dozens of people at the NTA waiting station appeared amazed when they met the unknown man thought to be in a discomposed situation.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Waste to Energy Facility to Be Operational

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia is a country with untapped potential of energy resources. Presently, realizing its immense contribution for the overall economic development, the nation has now striving to generate electric power using all possible sources.

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia is a country with untapped potential of energy resources. Presently, realizing its immense contribution for the overall economic development, the nation has now striving to generate electric power using all possible sources.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Electoral Case Worries Senate

[New Dawn] The ongoing legal battle between the opposition Liberty Party of Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine and co-complainants, and the National Elections Commission has led members of the Liberian Senate to converge at a local hotel in Herbal, Margibi…

[New Dawn] The ongoing legal battle between the opposition Liberty Party of Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine and co-complainants, and the National Elections Commission has led members of the Liberian Senate to converge at a local hotel in Herbal, Margibi County to brainstorm on how national security and the rule of law could be maintained despite the political rigmarole.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia