Billionaire Kidnapper Evans Changes Plea to ‘Not Guilty’

[Premium Times] The billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (popularly known as Evans), has changed his guilty plea to two counts of conspiracy and kidnapping to “not guilty.”

[Premium Times] The billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (popularly known as Evans), has changed his guilty plea to two counts of conspiracy and kidnapping to "not guilty."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Axed Councillors Prohibited From Holding Meetings

[New Era] Ongwediva -Ondonga Traditional Authority chief Fillemon Kauluma Elifas has barred axed senior traditional councillors Joseph Asino and Vilho Kamanya from holding community meetings in the villages, where they have been removed as senior tradi…

[New Era] Ongwediva -Ondonga Traditional Authority chief Fillemon Kauluma Elifas has barred axed senior traditional councillors Joseph Asino and Vilho Kamanya from holding community meetings in the villages, where they have been removed as senior traditional headmen.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Interest in Blue Chips Pushes Stock Exchange Higher

[Financial Gazette] The bull run on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange continued on this week, buoyed by blue chips as records continue to tumble after the industrial index and the market capitalisation reached milestones of 500 points and $14 billion, respec…

[Financial Gazette] The bull run on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange continued on this week, buoyed by blue chips as records continue to tumble after the industrial index and the market capitalisation reached milestones of 500 points and $14 billion, respectively, during the week.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ruling Party Invites China’s Communist Party to Congress

[New Era] Windhoek -Ahead of the much-anticipated sixth Swapo congress scheduled for November the ruling party has extended an invitation to the Communist Party of China to be part of the congress.

[New Era] Windhoek -Ahead of the much-anticipated sixth Swapo congress scheduled for November the ruling party has extended an invitation to the Communist Party of China to be part of the congress.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Minister Zhuwao Reinstates Sacked Workers Union Boss

[Financial Gazette] Newly appointed Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare, Patrick Zhuwao, yesterday reinstated sacked National Social Security Authority (NSSA) board member, Peter Mutasa, and indicated he would pursue a broad review of…

[Financial Gazette] Newly appointed Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare, Patrick Zhuwao, yesterday reinstated sacked National Social Security Authority (NSSA) board member, Peter Mutasa, and indicated he would pursue a broad review of the $1 billion fund's operations and investments.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cope Welcomes the Removal of Myeni, but What About the Patient?

[COPE] Whilst COPE welcomes the long overdue removal of Dudu Myeni as chairperson of SAA, her removal talks less to positive action by Zuma, but rather to continual pressure exerted by opposition parties, civil society groupings, and financiers.

[COPE] Whilst COPE welcomes the long overdue removal of Dudu Myeni as chairperson of SAA, her removal talks less to positive action by Zuma, but rather to continual pressure exerted by opposition parties, civil society groupings, and financiers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Degazettes Chief

[Times of Zambia] The Government has ordered the withdrawal of instruments of power from Chief Shimbizhi of the Ila people in Central Province following the Supreme Court’s ruling which annulled his chieftainship.

[Times of Zambia] The Government has ordered the withdrawal of instruments of power from Chief Shimbizhi of the Ila people in Central Province following the Supreme Court's ruling which annulled his chieftainship.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Sauyemwa Centre for Visually Impaired Gets Mosquito Nets

[New Era] Rundu -The Sauyemwa centre for the visually impaired in Rundu received a donation of 21 treated mosquito nets from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia (ELCIN).

[New Era] Rundu -The Sauyemwa centre for the visually impaired in Rundu received a donation of 21 treated mosquito nets from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia (ELCIN).

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

No Recall for Mwawi Despite Worries Over Queens

[Nyasa Times] Netball Association of Malawi (NAM) insists they will not be forced to recall Australia-based shooter Mwawi Kumwenda in the Malawi Queens squad that will leave for Fast5 World Netball Series in Australia this Sunday despite threats by som…

[Nyasa Times] Netball Association of Malawi (NAM) insists they will not be forced to recall Australia-based shooter Mwawi Kumwenda in the Malawi Queens squad that will leave for Fast5 World Netball Series in Australia this Sunday despite threats by some supporters to hold street protests.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi