Lightning Claims One, Leaves 7 Pupils Injured

[The Herald] A grade Seven pupil at Jekwa Primary School in Murehwa was killed, while seven others were seriously injured after being struck by a lightning bolt on Wednesday. The injured pupils are admitted at Nhowe Mission Hospital. The deceased, Esna…

[The Herald] A grade Seven pupil at Jekwa Primary School in Murehwa was killed, while seven others were seriously injured after being struck by a lightning bolt on Wednesday. The injured pupils are admitted at Nhowe Mission Hospital. The deceased, Esnath Tanaka Musodza (14), who had sat for most of her Grade Seven examinations, was fatally struck while studying within the school premises.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Communications and IT Sector Launches Sudan-U.S. Cooperation Relations

[SNA] Buenos Aires -State Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Ibrahim Al-Mirghani met, Thursday, on the side lines of the activities of the World Telecommunications Development Conference, in Buenos Aires, Argentine, Robert Strayer,…

[SNA] Buenos Aires -State Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Ibrahim Al-Mirghani met, Thursday, on the side lines of the activities of the World Telecommunications Development Conference, in Buenos Aires, Argentine, Robert Strayer, the US Deputy Assistant Secretary-General for Communications and Information Policy of the US Department of State, where the meeting began by agreeing on the importance of considering reaching settlement and legalization of the status of US software in Sudan, coordination of ef

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U.S. Publishes List of Institutions and Companies Removed From the Embargo

[SNA] Khartoum -The US Treasury Department has lifted the ban on more than 223 companies, institutions, banks and Sudanese public and private organizations, in accordance with the political decision made by the US government a week ago to revoking the …

[SNA] Khartoum -The US Treasury Department has lifted the ban on more than 223 companies, institutions, banks and Sudanese public and private organizations, in accordance with the political decision made by the US government a week ago to revoking the economic embargo on the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Local Bank Needs Recapitalising – MPs

[Times of Zambia] Members of Parliament (MPs) have called on Government to recapitalise the Zambia National Savings and Credit Bank (NATSAVE) to enable more small-scale farmers in remote constituencies have access to empowerment funds.

[Times of Zambia] Members of Parliament (MPs) have called on Government to recapitalise the Zambia National Savings and Credit Bank (NATSAVE) to enable more small-scale farmers in remote constituencies have access to empowerment funds.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

This is My Worst Season as a Coach – Nsimbe

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The pressure cooker is expected to start hissing on the ears of Tusker FC head coach George ‘Best’ Nsimbe as the postmortem for the 2017 season begins at the Ruaraka based club, following a season where the 11-time Kenyan Premier …

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The pressure cooker is expected to start hissing on the ears of Tusker FC head coach George 'Best' Nsimbe as the postmortem for the 2017 season begins at the Ruaraka based club, following a season where the 11-time Kenyan Premier League champions will finish off without a medal on their necks.

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Nigerian Football Legend Kanu to Visit Harare

[The Herald] When Nigerian football legend Nwanko Kanu lands in Harare tomorrow, bringing with him the Emirates FA Cup on its African tour, it will also be a celebration of the three times that former Warriors goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar won this iconi…

[The Herald] When Nigerian football legend Nwanko Kanu lands in Harare tomorrow, bringing with him the Emirates FA Cup on its African tour, it will also be a celebration of the three times that former Warriors goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar won this iconic trophy given to winners of the world's oldest premier knock-out football competition. The two-time African Footballer of the Year, an ambassador of the trophy he won three times as a player -- twice with Arsenal and once with Portsmouth -- will tomorrow bring the trophy

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Opposition Politician Cross Faces Displinary Hearing

[The Herald] Fissures in the beleaguered MDC-T continue to widen amid reports that one of its senior members, Mr Eddie Cross, will face disciplinary action over his utterances on party president Mr Morgan Tsvangirai’s health. Mr Cross, who is also MDC-…

[The Herald] Fissures in the beleaguered MDC-T continue to widen amid reports that one of its senior members, Mr Eddie Cross, will face disciplinary action over his utterances on party president Mr Morgan Tsvangirai's health. Mr Cross, who is also MDC-T Policy Coordinator-General, earlier this week posted on his blog that Mr Tsvangirai was seriously ill and "might not be able to handle the election and subsequently the responsibility of being president of a country".

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Plans to Revise Minimum Wage Timely

[Times of Zambia] The plans to revise the minimum Wage and Conditions of Employment Act of 2012 for various sectors is not only timely but will help improve the conditions of the working class in the country.

[Times of Zambia] The plans to revise the minimum Wage and Conditions of Employment Act of 2012 for various sectors is not only timely but will help improve the conditions of the working class in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia