It’s Not Illegal to Support Grace – Moyo

[New Zimbabwe] Professor Jonathan Moyo has defended his support for former First Lady Grace Mugabe, saying it the decision is not a criminal but just legal political choice “anyone should be free to make without being punished”.

[New Zimbabwe] Professor Jonathan Moyo has defended his support for former First Lady Grace Mugabe, saying it the decision is not a criminal but just legal political choice "anyone should be free to make without being punished".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Somalis Abused by U.S. Immigration Await Possible Deportation

[American Civil Liberties Union] Rahim Mohamed’s daughter was born in October, but the 32-year old father, who has been detained in immigration custody since April, has not seen or held her. If Immigration and Customs Enforcement has its way, he won’t …

[American Civil Liberties Union] Rahim Mohamed's daughter was born in October, but the 32-year old father, who has been detained in immigration custody since April, has not seen or held her. If Immigration and Customs Enforcement has its way, he won't get that chance.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

ANC’s 106th – the Briefest Brief of Them All Kicks Off Ace Magashule’s SG Adventure

[Daily Maverick] After all the hype and expectations, none of the controversial issues formally made it to the agenda of the first meeting of the ANC’s newly-elected national executive committee in East London on Wednesday, including the possible recal…

[Daily Maverick] After all the hype and expectations, none of the controversial issues formally made it to the agenda of the first meeting of the ANC's newly-elected national executive committee in East London on Wednesday, including the possible recall of President Jacob Zuma. For now, the focus will be on making a success of the party's birthday rally on Saturday, but even in getting this right there could be some sticking points. By CARIEN DU PLESSIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

City Hall Devolves Garbage Collection to Sub-Counties

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Nairobi County Government has devolved garbage collection to the sub-county level in a bid to deal with the menace of illegal dumping and uncollected garbage.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Nairobi County Government has devolved garbage collection to the sub-county level in a bid to deal with the menace of illegal dumping and uncollected garbage.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Chihuri Sued for $3 Million

[The Herald] A Harare businessman today filed a civil lawsuit of almost $3 million against retired Commissioner-General of the Zimbabwe Republic Police Augustine Chihuri whom he accuses of causing his arrest, torture and harassment. The businessman, Mr…

[The Herald] A Harare businessman today filed a civil lawsuit of almost $3 million against retired Commissioner-General of the Zimbabwe Republic Police Augustine Chihuri whom he accuses of causing his arrest, torture and harassment. The businessman, Mr Bigboy Pachirera who is represented by lawyer Mr Rungano Mahuni, also alleges that the former Comm-Gen robbed him of a Mercedes Benz ML 350, Chrysler Jeep Cherokee, several trucks and a house No. 3853 Old Highfield worth about $50 000.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

New 150-Bed Eye Hospital in the Pipeline

[Government of Mauritius] “The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life is working on the modalities for the setting up of a 150-bed eye hospital in Réduit, which is expected to be completed within two years’ time.”

[Government of Mauritius] "The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life is working on the modalities for the setting up of a 150-bed eye hospital in Réduit, which is expected to be completed within two years' time."

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

‘White Man’ in Court Over Nude Pictures

[Times of Zambia] A LUSAKA man who pretended to be a white man to befriend women via his Facebook account and then blackmailed them for money using the nude pictures they had sent him, has appeared in a magistrates’ court.

[Times of Zambia] A LUSAKA man who pretended to be a white man to befriend women via his Facebook account and then blackmailed them for money using the nude pictures they had sent him, has appeared in a magistrates' court.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia