Harare Spends U.S.$20 Million On Roads Rehab

[The Herald] The City of Harare says it has spent approximately $20 million on rehabilitation of the city’s road network with more than 80 kilometres having been tarred already.

[The Herald] The City of Harare says it has spent approximately $20 million on rehabilitation of the city's road network with more than 80 kilometres having been tarred already.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Harare Businessman Makamba Dragged to Court

[The Herald] Brainworks Capital founder and former director George Manyere has moved to claim $2,75 million owed by businessman Dr James Makamba’s investment vehicle Kestrel Corporation, which was securitised by shares in Empowerment Corporation.

[The Herald] Brainworks Capital founder and former director George Manyere has moved to claim $2,75 million owed by businessman Dr James Makamba's investment vehicle Kestrel Corporation, which was securitised by shares in Empowerment Corporation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kawauchi Stuns Kirui to Boston Marathon Title

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Yuki Kawauchi stunned defending champion Geoffrey Kirui with an emphatic run in the final five kilometers to win the Boston Marathon title, becoming the first Japanese winner of the race since Toshihiko Seko in 1981.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Yuki Kawauchi stunned defending champion Geoffrey Kirui with an emphatic run in the final five kilometers to win the Boston Marathon title, becoming the first Japanese winner of the race since Toshihiko Seko in 1981.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Catholic Priest Arrested Over Murder Of Man With Albinism

[Nyasa Times] A Catholic priest at Zomba Diocese has been arrested over the recent abduction and murder of a 22-year-old person with albinism, Mcdonald Masambuka of Machinga, police say.

[Nyasa Times] A Catholic priest at Zomba Diocese has been arrested over the recent abduction and murder of a 22-year-old person with albinism, Mcdonald Masambuka of Machinga, police say.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Singer Diamond Arrested for Sharing Indecent Content On Social Media

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Popular Musicians Nasib Abdul alias Diamond Platinumz is under police custody for posting indecent video clips on social media, the Parliament heard.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Popular Musicians Nasib Abdul alias Diamond Platinumz is under police custody for posting indecent video clips on social media, the Parliament heard.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Black Panther’s Patrick Shumba Apologises For Gay Porn Role

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Just imagine appearing on the biggest movie in the world right now, and then someone digs into your past… This is exactly what happened to U.S. based actor Patrick Shumba who became a national hero after he featured in the box …

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Just imagine appearing on the biggest movie in the world right now, and then someone digs into your past... This is exactly what happened to U.S. based actor Patrick Shumba who became a national hero after he featured in the box office hit, Black Panther.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Govt Begins Medical Outreach Towards Implementing UNEP Report On Ogoniland

[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Government has commenced the second phase of its free medical outreach in Ogoniland.This is part of the activities to implement the United Nations Environment Protection Report (UNEP) in the area.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Government has commenced the second phase of its free medical outreach in Ogoniland.This is part of the activities to implement the United Nations Environment Protection Report (UNEP) in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ITC Partners With Leading European Brands to Strengthen Climate Resilience in the Moroccan Textile Sector

[ITC] The International Trade Centre (ITC) has partnered with ICS, which is representing a number of European textile retailers, to strengthen competitiveness and climate resilience in the Moroccan textile value chain. The launch of the project will co…

[ITC] The International Trade Centre (ITC) has partnered with ICS, which is representing a number of European textile retailers, to strengthen competitiveness and climate resilience in the Moroccan textile value chain. The launch of the project will coincide with three days of meetings and training in Casablanca, Morocco, on 10-12 April, that will bring together representatives from the Moroccan, French, German and Spanish textile sectors.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Repression Linked to Presidential-Term Vote

[HRW] Burundi government forces and ruling party members have killed, beaten, and intimidated perceived opponents of a constitutional referendum set for a May 17, 2018 vote that would enable the president to extend his term in office, Human Rights Watc…

[HRW] Burundi government forces and ruling party members have killed, beaten, and intimidated perceived opponents of a constitutional referendum set for a May 17, 2018 vote that would enable the president to extend his term in office, Human Rights Watch said today. The abuse reflects the widespread impunity for local authorities, the police, and members of the ruling party's youth league, the Imbonerakure.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi