President Mutharika Calls For Calm Amidst Blood Sucking Fears

[Nyasa Times] Ngolongoliwa, the paramount chief for the Lhomwe and the “mwene wa mamwene” of the Mulhako wa Alhomwe grouping has assured government and his subjects that traditional leaders under his jurisdiction will eliminate the ‘bloodsuckers’ myth …

[Nyasa Times] Ngolongoliwa, the paramount chief for the Lhomwe and the "mwene wa mamwene" of the Mulhako wa Alhomwe grouping has assured government and his subjects that traditional leaders under his jurisdiction will eliminate the 'bloodsuckers' myth and catch the suspects by the end of this month of October, 2017 through power of magic.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Opposition Wants to End President Gnassingbe’s Dynasty

[Deutsche Welle] Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe has offered concessions on reforms. But his critics are no longer fighting to hold a referendum on presidential term limits. Instead, they seek a complete change of power.

[Deutsche Welle] Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe has offered concessions on reforms. But his critics are no longer fighting to hold a referendum on presidential term limits. Instead, they seek a complete change of power.

source: AllAfrica News: Togo

Yuletide – NNPC Plans 2bn Litres of PMs Stock to Forestall Scarcity

[Vanguard] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, commenced moves to ensure adequate supply of petroleum products between now and end of the year, stating that it intends to maintain a stock of over two billion litres of Premium …

[Vanguard] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, commenced moves to ensure adequate supply of petroleum products between now and end of the year, stating that it intends to maintain a stock of over two billion litres of Premium Motor Spirit PMS, during the period.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Omusati Sends Hostel Learners Home

[New Era] Ongwediva -The education directorate in Omusati Region yesterday released nearly 500 learners from hostels, with a further 368 scheduled to be sent home due to a shortage of food in hostel kitchens.

[New Era] Ongwediva -The education directorate in Omusati Region yesterday released nearly 500 learners from hostels, with a further 368 scheduled to be sent home due to a shortage of food in hostel kitchens.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

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