New Voter Mobilisation Initiative Announced

[AIM] Maputo -Seven Mozambican civil society organisation on Tuesday announced the establishment of an initiative entitled “Votar Mocambique” (“Vote Mozambique”) with the purpose of involving citizens in the entire process surrounding the municipal ele…

[AIM] Maputo -Seven Mozambican civil society organisation on Tuesday announced the establishment of an initiative entitled "Votar Mocambique" ("Vote Mozambique") with the purpose of involving citizens in the entire process surrounding the municipal elections scheduled for 2018 and the presidential, parliamentary and provincial elections of 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Karatekas Set for Zambia

[The Herald] The International Federation of Karate Zimbabwe, which runs Zimbabwe kyokushin karate, have named a strong 20-member team that will take part in the Zambia Japanese Ambassador Invitational Tournament in Lusaka this weekend. The association…

[The Herald] The International Federation of Karate Zimbabwe, which runs Zimbabwe kyokushin karate, have named a strong 20-member team that will take part in the Zambia Japanese Ambassador Invitational Tournament in Lusaka this weekend. The association recently held their annual dan grading from first dan up to third dan in Kambuzuma, Harare, and most of the athletes who were upgraded will attend the Zambia competition.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Teen Accused of Rape

[New Zimbabwe] A Harare boy, 15, was Tuesday dragged before the courts facing allegations of gruesomely raping a Grade four girl from the same area.

[New Zimbabwe] A Harare boy, 15, was Tuesday dragged before the courts facing allegations of gruesomely raping a Grade four girl from the same area.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Concerns About Zuma Connections of SABC Board Chair, Deputy

[News24Wire] On the same day the SABC’s board was finally appointed by President Jacob Zuma amid opposition concerns about the political affiliation of his choices for chairperson and deputy chairperson, the High Court also made a ruling that will safe…

[News24Wire] On the same day the SABC's board was finally appointed by President Jacob Zuma amid opposition concerns about the political affiliation of his choices for chairperson and deputy chairperson, the High Court also made a ruling that will safeguard the SABC from political interference in the appointment of the broadcaster's top executives.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Don’t Use Paris Club Refund As Precondition to Pay Workers’ Salaries, NLC Warns Govt

[Vanguard] Governors of the 36 states of the federation, yesterday, met President Muhammadu Buhari, demanding payment of the 50 per cent balance of Paris Club refund as agreed in 2016.

[Vanguard] Governors of the 36 states of the federation, yesterday, met President Muhammadu Buhari, demanding payment of the 50 per cent balance of Paris Club refund as agreed in 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rumour of Army Free Immunization Disrupts Activities in Rivers Schools

[Vanguard] There was panic in primary and secondary schools in Rivers State, yesterday, following a rumour that the Nigerian Army had stormed schools with free immunization against Monkey Pox.

[Vanguard] There was panic in primary and secondary schools in Rivers State, yesterday, following a rumour that the Nigerian Army had stormed schools with free immunization against Monkey Pox.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Diarrhoea Hits 100 Pupils

[The Herald] An inexplicable bout of diarrhoea has affected over 100 pupils at Thornhill and Guinea Fowl high schools in Gweru and most of the children have since been hospitalised. Reports from the two schools indicate that some pupils failed to sit f…

[The Herald] An inexplicable bout of diarrhoea has affected over 100 pupils at Thornhill and Guinea Fowl high schools in Gweru and most of the children have since been hospitalised. Reports from the two schools indicate that some pupils failed to sit for their "O" level Geography paper 1 and Accounts Paper 1 examinations because of the diarrhoea. Both schools have recorded over 50 confirmed diarrhoea cases each in the last four days and parents have been forced to take their sick children to local medical institutions

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kachikwu/Baru – Senate Postpones Probe, to Begin Next Week

[Vanguard] Abuja -The planned probe of Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, over alleged award of $25 billion contract without due process, insubordination and abuse of office as contained in the …

[Vanguard] Abuja -The planned probe of Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, over alleged award of $25 billion contract without due process, insubordination and abuse of office as contained in the Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu's leaked letter to President Muhammadu Buhari by the Senate has been postponed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

N/East Needs International Focus, Saraki Backs Buhari

[Vanguard] The President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki has called on Nigerian’s not to berate President Muhammadu Buhari for his call for focus on the North East saying that the region was in dire need of attention.

[Vanguard] The President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki has called on Nigerian's not to berate President Muhammadu Buhari for his call for focus on the North East saying that the region was in dire need of attention.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Vendors A Sign of Mugabe’s Misrule – Mujuru

[New Zimbabwe] Former Vice President Joice Mujuru has said she frequently clashed with President Robert Mugabe over his bad economic policies, disagreements which made her boss unhappy and resulted in her dismissal from government.

[New Zimbabwe] Former Vice President Joice Mujuru has said she frequently clashed with President Robert Mugabe over his bad economic policies, disagreements which made her boss unhappy and resulted in her dismissal from government.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe