2017 State of the Faction – Where Only Might Is Right

[Daily Maverick] If we were in doubt before Thursday night, we should be in doubt no longer. It is not just that we are led by a “broken man, leading a broken country”, it’s that our politics is broken. We have lost the ability to resolve disputes poli…

[Daily Maverick] If we were in doubt before Thursday night, we should be in doubt no longer. It is not just that we are led by a "broken man, leading a broken country", it's that our politics is broken. We have lost the ability to resolve disputes politically; disagreements that cannot be solved by dialogue or the courts are now resolved through the use of violence. From the promise of a democracy in which all were given space, might is now right. And no one appears to have any solutions on the horizon. Or even to be looki

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Former Miss Tanzania Wema Sepetu Appears in Court, Gets Bail

[Daily News] Former Miss Tanzania, Wema Issac Sepetu and two others are out on bail after they appeared before the Kisutu Resident Magistrates’ Court facing one count of possessing narcotic drugs.

[Daily News] Former Miss Tanzania, Wema Issac Sepetu and two others are out on bail after they appeared before the Kisutu Resident Magistrates' Court facing one count of possessing narcotic drugs.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

‘Inflation’ Imported – Central Bank

[The Herald] ABOUT 58 percent of factors that pushed headline inflation rate in Zimbabwe into negative territory were external forces the country has no control over, a recent study by the Reserve Bank says. The annual inflation has continuously been i…

[The Herald] ABOUT 58 percent of factors that pushed headline inflation rate in Zimbabwe into negative territory were external forces the country has no control over, a recent study by the Reserve Bank says. The annual inflation has continuously been in negative territory from November 2014. Both food and non-food inflation have also been declining, but RBZ research showed the former as the major cause.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Rescues Flood Victims

[The Herald] Government has scaled up its efforts of assisting communities affected by flooding following the death of more than 78 people, Local Government Public Works and National Housing Minister Cde Saviour Kasukuwere said in Parliament on Wednesd…

[The Herald] Government has scaled up its efforts of assisting communities affected by flooding following the death of more than 78 people, Local Government Public Works and National Housing Minister Cde Saviour Kasukuwere said in Parliament on Wednesday. Minister Kasukuwere said his ministry, through the Civil Protection Unit, was giving $100 financial assistance to each affected family.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Narcotic Drug Cartels Must Be Tamed

[Daily News] It has come to light that the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam has placed under strict police supervision 13 suspects who are alleged to be involved in narcotic drugs.

[Daily News] It has come to light that the Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in Dar es Salaam has placed under strict police supervision 13 suspects who are alleged to be involved in narcotic drugs.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Mire Returns to Chevrons

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE Cricket’s charm to bring the talents scattered across the world back home appears to be bearing fruit after all-rounder Solomon Mire announced he has returned to the Chevrons fold ahead of their one-day international series at hom…

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE Cricket's charm to bring the talents scattered across the world back home appears to be bearing fruit after all-rounder Solomon Mire announced he has returned to the Chevrons fold ahead of their one-day international series at home to Afghanistan. The 27-year-old big hitter last played for Zimbabwe against India at the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand, before returning to his base in Australia where he had been starring in club cricket since 2012.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Money Laundering Case Sucks in Former Spy Boss

[The Herald] A Harare man who imported a BMW vehicle into the country on behalf of his United Kingdom-based cousin testified in the case of a former district intelligence officer, Mbereki Mbizo Nyathi, who is accused of concealing the location and owne…

[The Herald] A Harare man who imported a BMW vehicle into the country on behalf of his United Kingdom-based cousin testified in the case of a former district intelligence officer, Mbereki Mbizo Nyathi, who is accused of concealing the location and ownership of the vehicle. Nyathi is jointly charged with Ismail Abdurrahman, Hillary Nduna, Samson Marufu, Noah Muneka and Mavis Shamiso Taruvinga.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Okocha Ranked 33 in Top 100 Best Foreign EPL Players

[Guardian] Former Super Eagles captain, Austin Okocha, is 33rd on the list of top 100 best foreign players to feature in the English Premier League, according to the ranking by the celebrated football magazine, FourFourTwo.

[Guardian] Former Super Eagles captain, Austin Okocha, is 33rd on the list of top 100 best foreign players to feature in the English Premier League, according to the ranking by the celebrated football magazine, FourFourTwo.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

World Bank to Spend Over $508 Million in Gombe

[Guardian] World Bank, Federal Government and Food and Agriculture of United Nations in collaboration with the State Government to spend the sum of $508.96 million on civil Works, Water management and tree planting.

[Guardian] World Bank, Federal Government and Food and Agriculture of United Nations in collaboration with the State Government to spend the sum of $508.96 million on civil Works, Water management and tree planting.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria