Cop Accused of Assaulting Elderly Woman

[Namibian] Police in the Oshikoto region are facing accusations of assault after both the elderly mother and a sister of a deceased Namibian Defence Force soldier were beaten by a police officer shortly after his funeral at Omuthiya over the weekend.

[Namibian] Police in the Oshikoto region are facing accusations of assault after both the elderly mother and a sister of a deceased Namibian Defence Force soldier were beaten by a police officer shortly after his funeral at Omuthiya over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Cooking Oil Producers Increase Supply

[The Herald] Cooking Oil manufacturers have supplied 4, 4 million litres of the commodity to the market since brief shortages a fortnight ago, which has restored availability of the product to near normal levels. Producers increased supply following ac…

[The Herald] Cooking Oil manufacturers have supplied 4, 4 million litres of the commodity to the market since brief shortages a fortnight ago, which has restored availability of the product to near normal levels. Producers increased supply following acute shortages experienced due to panic buying that occurred about two weeks back. Oil Expressors Association of Zimbabwe president Busisa Moyo said the oil producers will continue to increase supplies to the market despite shortages of foreign currency.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tsvangirai Still in the Woods

[The Herald] MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday cancelled a meeting of the party’s national standing committee, sparking fresh speculation over his health. Mr Tsvangirai jetted into the country last Friday from South Africa where he had been r…

[The Herald] MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday cancelled a meeting of the party's national standing committee, sparking fresh speculation over his health. Mr Tsvangirai jetted into the country last Friday from South Africa where he had been receiving treatment since September. He was airlifted to the neighbouring country when his health deteriorated. The former Prime Minister, who revealed last year that he was battling cancer of the colon, was expected to make his first public appearance yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Man Denies Murder of Pregnant Teen

[Namibian] An Angolan farmworker accused of murdering his teenage girlfriend in the Outjo area almost three years ago denied guilt when he went on trial in the Windhoek High Court yesterday.

[Namibian] An Angolan farmworker accused of murdering his teenage girlfriend in the Outjo area almost three years ago denied guilt when he went on trial in the Windhoek High Court yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

We’re Starving, Plead Students in Russia

[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe on Monday embarked on another international jaunt that will squeeze more millions out of the national purse with his wife Grace scheduled to arrive in Russia on a private jet and top Zanu PF youths are in Moscow f…

[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe on Monday embarked on another international jaunt that will squeeze more millions out of the national purse with his wife Grace scheduled to arrive in Russia on a private jet and top Zanu PF youths are in Moscow for a shadowy gathering.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

10 Times Grace Mugabe Came Out Guns Blazing Against VP Mnangagwa

[allAfrica] First Lady Grace Mugabe’s entry into the political fray has created a mixture of excitement, anxiety and consternation within Zimbabwean politics. She has become a powerful political force in the ruling Zanu PF, with information emerging th…

[allAfrica] First Lady Grace Mugabe's entry into the political fray has created a mixture of excitement, anxiety and consternation within Zimbabwean politics. She has become a powerful political force in the ruling Zanu PF, with information emerging that some party bigwigs are now abandoning their factions to rally behind her.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Agro-Industry Ministry Organises Colloquium On Evolution of Agriculture in Mauritius

[Government of Mauritius] A colloquium focusing on the evolution of agriculture in Mauritius opened this morning at the Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre in Bell Village in the presence of the Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mr Mahen Seeruttun.

[Government of Mauritius] A colloquium focusing on the evolution of agriculture in Mauritius opened this morning at the Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre in Bell Village in the presence of the Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mr Mahen Seeruttun.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

South Sudan to Revive Crude Oil Operations

[East African] Economically struggling South Sudan is determined to restore security in the country in order to resume normal crude oil production and attract investments. The oil sector has been battered since South Sudan’s civil war started in Decemb…

[East African] Economically struggling South Sudan is determined to restore security in the country in order to resume normal crude oil production and attract investments. The oil sector has been battered since South Sudan's civil war started in December 2013.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Total Exploration Licences Could Be Revoked As Firms Delay Start of Operations

[East African] As South Sudan seeks investors in oil exploration following the mapping of several blocks, the country has said it will revoke the licences of firms that have failed to carry out their mandate — terming the companies as “vultures.”

[East African] As South Sudan seeks investors in oil exploration following the mapping of several blocks, the country has said it will revoke the licences of firms that have failed to carry out their mandate -- terming the companies as "vultures."

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa