ANC Must Pick a President That Can Stand Up to Zuma – Clergy

[News24Wire] When African National Congress delegates choose their next president it must be somebody who can stand up to President Jacob Zuma, the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) said on Monday.

[News24Wire] When African National Congress delegates choose their next president it must be somebody who can stand up to President Jacob Zuma, the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference (SACBC) said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Illegal Refuse Dumping a Headache for Mariental

[New Era] Mariental -Illegal dumping of household rubbish is one of the major challenges faced by Mariental Municipality. This was revealed by the deputy mayor of the town during a recent clean-up campaign in the informal settlement of Ombili.

[New Era] Mariental -Illegal dumping of household rubbish is one of the major challenges faced by Mariental Municipality. This was revealed by the deputy mayor of the town during a recent clean-up campaign in the informal settlement of Ombili.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

He Didn’t Pay Lobola, Family Disowns Executor

[The Herald] A Chitungwiza family last week disowned their son-in-law in court and questioned his appointment as the executor of his wife’s estate because he did not pay lobola. The late Pamela Mujuru’s brother, Charles, told the court that his brother…

[The Herald] A Chitungwiza family last week disowned their son-in-law in court and questioned his appointment as the executor of his wife's estate because he did not pay lobola. The late Pamela Mujuru's brother, Charles, told the court that his brother-in-law, Wilson Tashaya, only looked for his sister each time he wanted to have a child with her.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kadoma Council Taken to Court Over Bills

[The Herald] Kadoma Rural District Council has been taken to the High Court for allegedly failing to pay an electricity bill of over $70 000. Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) supplied power to the local authority in te…

[The Herald] Kadoma Rural District Council has been taken to the High Court for allegedly failing to pay an electricity bill of over $70 000. Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) supplied power to the local authority in terms of an agreement between the two parties. The local authority failed to pay the debt, resulting in ZETDC issuing summons.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ruling Party Agrees to Solve Squabbles in Bulawayo

[The Herald] Zanu-PF Bulawayo Province has resolved to solve its internal problems without involving the party’s national leadership. The resolution was arrived at during Saturday’s Provincial Co-ordinating Committee meeting. Provincial members agreed …

[The Herald] Zanu-PF Bulawayo Province has resolved to solve its internal problems without involving the party's national leadership. The resolution was arrived at during Saturday's Provincial Co-ordinating Committee meeting. Provincial members agreed to work on addressing divisions in the party which saw violence breaking out at the party's provincial headquarters, Davies Hall, last month.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Lautech Received N13.7 Billion From Owner States in Five Years – Oyo Government

[Guardian] Ibadan -Despite constant claims of neglect by the owner states governments of Oyo and Osun, the management of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso has received the sum of N13.626b between 2011 and 2016.

[Guardian] Ibadan -Despite constant claims of neglect by the owner states governments of Oyo and Osun, the management of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso has received the sum of N13.626b between 2011 and 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ministers Get Sh1 Billion More for Trips, Entertainment Days to Year End

[Nation] The Treasury sought an additional Sh1 billion for foreign travel and entertainment through the second mini-budget tabled in Parliament despite a government directive requiring deep cuts on non-essential budget items like trips.

[Nation] The Treasury sought an additional Sh1 billion for foreign travel and entertainment through the second mini-budget tabled in Parliament despite a government directive requiring deep cuts on non-essential budget items like trips.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How Idi Amin’s Concrete Boat Sinks During Launch

[Monitor] During his presidency, Idi Amin very much wanted to show off the military strength of the Ugandan army, and how it was going to bomb Cape Town in South Africa to teach the apartheid regime of Pieter Botha a lesson.

[Monitor] During his presidency, Idi Amin very much wanted to show off the military strength of the Ugandan army, and how it was going to bomb Cape Town in South Africa to teach the apartheid regime of Pieter Botha a lesson.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda