First Lady Defends Ministers Kasukuwere, Moyo

[New Zimbabwe] First Lady Grace Mugabe on Saturday told Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his backers to stop concocting corruption and treason claims against cabinet ministers Jonathan Moyo and Saviour Kasukuwere.

[New Zimbabwe] First Lady Grace Mugabe on Saturday told Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his backers to stop concocting corruption and treason claims against cabinet ministers Jonathan Moyo and Saviour Kasukuwere.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tanzania Fines EABL Over Serengeti Acquisition

[Nation] Tanzania’s antitrust agency has fined East African Breweries Ltd an undisclosed amount over failure to meet the terms attached to the deal when the company acquired a controlling stake in Serengeti Breweries.

[Nation] Tanzania's antitrust agency has fined East African Breweries Ltd an undisclosed amount over failure to meet the terms attached to the deal when the company acquired a controlling stake in Serengeti Breweries.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

No Takers for ‘Heroes Acre’ Sculpture

[Zimbabwe Standard] In 2011, Tracy Chatsama took her stone-carving tools on a mission to turn hard granite into a replica of the monumental “Tomb of the Unknown Soldier”. She had hopes her six months of hard work would, apart from earning her recogniti…

[Zimbabwe Standard] In 2011, Tracy Chatsama took her stone-carving tools on a mission to turn hard granite into a replica of the monumental "Tomb of the Unknown Soldier". She had hopes her six months of hard work would, apart from earning her recognition, fatten her pockets.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

RPF Ponders Succession Plan Should Kagame Quit After New Term

[East African] It was supposed to be a moment of jubilation on the afternoon of June 17, but President Paul Kagame was pensive and measured in his speech as he accepted his nomination as the Rwanda Patriotic Front’s flagbearer in the August 4 polls.

[East African] It was supposed to be a moment of jubilation on the afternoon of June 17, but President Paul Kagame was pensive and measured in his speech as he accepted his nomination as the Rwanda Patriotic Front's flagbearer in the August 4 polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Filda/2017 – Water Firm Epal Presents ‘Luanda Gravitica’ Project

[ANGOP] Luanda -The state-owned Luanda Water Company (EPAL) last Sunday presented the project dubbed “Luanda Gravitica”, an alternative for a sustainable distribution of the precious liquid to Luanda through the adoption of measures that make it possib…

[ANGOP] Luanda -The state-owned Luanda Water Company (EPAL) last Sunday presented the project dubbed "Luanda Gravitica", an alternative for a sustainable distribution of the precious liquid to Luanda through the adoption of measures that make it possible a supply by gravity.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

All Bets Off As Magufuli’s Resource Nationalism Moves Up a Notch

[The Conversation Africa] The Tanzanian government has asked Acacia Mining, a subsidiary of the world’s largest gold mining company Barrick Gold, to pay approximately USD$190 billion in revised taxes, interest and fines. This latest development is a ga…

[The Conversation Africa] The Tanzanian government has asked Acacia Mining, a subsidiary of the world's largest gold mining company Barrick Gold, to pay approximately USD$190 billion in revised taxes, interest and fines. This latest development is a game changer in a dispute that pits mining companies against President John Magufuli's government. It makes both nationalisation and mine closures more likely.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Mandela the ‘Sell Out’ – Our Memories Have Been Blunted By Time

[The Journalist] A “sell-out” is defined as someone who intentionally betrays a cause for personal advancement. A sell-out is someone who sacrifices their core values for money. The Mandela sell-out trope is populism as its best- uttered with no apprec…

[The Journalist] A "sell-out" is defined as someone who intentionally betrays a cause for personal advancement. A sell-out is someone who sacrifices their core values for money. The Mandela sell-out trope is populism as its best- uttered with no appreciation for or interest in facts or nuance. LWANDO XASO recalls Mandela's legacy, the horrific violence of the 90s and the tough decisions the first democratic president had to make.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa