Mugabe Says Did Not Want Clinton to Win U.S. Election

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe says as much as he was “surprised” by Donald Trump’s victory in the last election, he feels that the new US leader should be “given time” as he “may re-look the sanctions on Zimbabwe”.

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe says as much as he was "surprised" by Donald Trump's victory in the last election, he feels that the new US leader should be "given time" as he "may re-look the sanctions on Zimbabwe".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

New Route for Kenya Airways

[The Herald] Leading African airline, Kenya Airways will introduce a direct flight between Nairobi and Victoria Falls starting on May 18. The new route, which will be linked to Cape Town, becomes Kenya Airways’ 52nd destination and its second in Zimbab…

[The Herald] Leading African airline, Kenya Airways will introduce a direct flight between Nairobi and Victoria Falls starting on May 18. The new route, which will be linked to Cape Town, becomes Kenya Airways' 52nd destination and its second in Zimbabwe after the Nairobi-Harare route where it operates 21 flights weekly. Kenya Airways will start direct flight between Nairobi and Victoria Falls on May 18, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Plans to Buy Helicopter for Parliament Speaker Criticised

[Monitor] Civil society Organizations critical on accountability and corruption issues, have criticised Parliament over plans to purchase a helicopter for Speaker Rebecca Kadaga.

[Monitor] Civil society Organizations critical on accountability and corruption issues, have criticised Parliament over plans to purchase a helicopter for Speaker Rebecca Kadaga.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Dynamos Wins Chingale d Tete Friendly

[The Herald] A youthful Dynamos side won the hearts of many Mozambicans here when they dismissed Chingale d Tete in an international friendly soccer match at Dispotivo D Tete Stadium yesterday. Newboy Emmanuel Mandiranga’s 22nd minute strike and an exq…

[The Herald] A youthful Dynamos side won the hearts of many Mozambicans here when they dismissed Chingale d Tete in an international friendly soccer match at Dispotivo D Tete Stadium yesterday. Newboy Emmanuel Mandiranga's 22nd minute strike and an exquisite 46th minute finish from Takunda Sadiki was all the former Zimbabwean champions needed to silence the noisy Mozambican counterparts.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Man Sets Family House On Fire, 5 Die Including 4 Kids

[Daily Trust] Police in Oyo state have arrested a man who allegedly set his family house on fire, while the occupants were asleep. Five members of the family, four of them children, including an eight month old baby , died.

[Daily Trust] Police in Oyo state have arrested a man who allegedly set his family house on fire, while the occupants were asleep. Five members of the family, four of them children, including an eight month old baby , died.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Finance Minister ‘Working Hard to Revive Dead Diamond Sector’

[New Zimbabwe] The decision to consolidate diamond mining killed the sector and government is currently re-engaging the Chinese companies that were operating in Marange to reach an amicable settlement, finance minister, Patrick Chinamasa, has said.

[New Zimbabwe] The decision to consolidate diamond mining killed the sector and government is currently re-engaging the Chinese companies that were operating in Marange to reach an amicable settlement, finance minister, Patrick Chinamasa, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

HIV Positive Children in Katakwi Starve As Drought Hits Hard

[Monitor] Authorities in Katakwi district have warned that HIV positive children and elders in Katakwi district are in the verge of starving as drought hits the district hard.

[Monitor] Authorities in Katakwi district have warned that HIV positive children and elders in Katakwi district are in the verge of starving as drought hits the district hard.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Former Mugabe Ally Mutasa Hires Opposition Lawyer Mwonzora

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE People First (ZimPF) co-founder Didymus Mutasa has hired MDC-T secretary general Douglas Mwonzora as his lawyer in a case in which he is fighting to recover his property seized by the Messenger of Court after allegedly failing t…

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE People First (ZimPF) co-founder Didymus Mutasa has hired MDC-T secretary general Douglas Mwonzora as his lawyer in a case in which he is fighting to recover his property seized by the Messenger of Court after allegedly failing to pay for legal costs for services rendered before.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Life of Brian – Mexican Standoff Looms for Zuma Over Guptas’ New Cabinet Deployee

[Daily Maverick] The 1979 British satire Monty Python’s Life of Brian was the story of a young Jewish man born on the same day and in the stable next door to Jesus Christ. Later in life, he gets mistaken for the messiah and his mother’s house is mobbed…

[Daily Maverick] The 1979 British satire Monty Python's Life of Brian was the story of a young Jewish man born on the same day and in the stable next door to Jesus Christ. Later in life, he gets mistaken for the messiah and his mother's house is mobbed. Brian's mother exclaims: "There's no messiah in here. There's a mess all right, but no messiah." Like his namesake in the parody, Brian Molefe is seen as the "chosen one" by his political backers. But Molefe's entry into the Cabinet would only add to the mess, and President

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Zuma’s Great Gamble

[Daily Maverick] On Friday afternoon Parliament’s new spokesperson, Moloto Mothapo, issued a statement confirming that Brian Molefe was going to be sworn in as an MP. Considering his perceived role at Eskom, especially in helping the Gupta family purch…

[Daily Maverick] On Friday afternoon Parliament's new spokesperson, Moloto Mothapo, issued a statement confirming that Brian Molefe was going to be sworn in as an MP. Considering his perceived role at Eskom, especially in helping the Gupta family purchase a mine, and the sheer number of times he visited Saxonwold, speculation immediately sprung up about why he would be going to Parliament. No matter how you look at it, it's not to simply bolster the back-benches. Considering his history, his ability, and the roles he's pla

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa