Forestry Streamlining Committee Formed

[Daily News] Dodoma -The government has formed an independent 12-member committee for co-ordinating measures for curbing timber smuggling, which has minimised the forestry sector’s contribution to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for a long pe…

[Daily News] Dodoma -The government has formed an independent 12-member committee for co-ordinating measures for curbing timber smuggling, which has minimised the forestry sector's contribution to the nation's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for a long period.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Agitation for Biafra’s a Violation of Nigeria’s Constitution – Osinbajo

[Vanguard] Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo Sunday told the South East Traditional Rulers that agitations for secession by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and the ultimatum issued to Ndigbo by the 16 coalition of youths group to vacate the …

[Vanguard] Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo Sunday told the South East Traditional Rulers that agitations for secession by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and the ultimatum issued to Ndigbo by the 16 coalition of youths group to vacate the 19 Northern states before 1st October were wrong and a violation of Nigeria's constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nobody Wants to Kiss the General

[Maka] Reports of bizarre behavior by the Angolan President’s loyal henchman, General José António Maria, aged 74, have become so frequent that people are openly questioning whether the elderly security head honcho is succumbing to senility.

[Maka] Reports of bizarre behavior by the Angolan President's loyal henchman, General José António Maria, aged 74, have become so frequent that people are openly questioning whether the elderly security head honcho is succumbing to senility.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

You Can’t Operate in Africa Without Having a Strategy for Nigeria

[Leadership] Dr. Lazarus Angbazo, president/CEO, of General Electric Nigeria, in this interview with CHIMA AKWAJA, speaks on the company-to-country agreements between the global digital industrial firm and the federal government, spreading across the oil & gas, power, healthcare and transports sectors, investments as well as partnerships with various stakeholders to reposition the country’s infrastructure, among others.

[Leadership] Dr. Lazarus Angbazo, president/CEO, of General Electric Nigeria, in this interview with CHIMA AKWAJA, speaks on the company-to-country agreements between the global digital industrial firm and the federal government, spreading across the oil & gas, power, healthcare and transports sectors, investments as well as partnerships with various stakeholders to reposition the country's infrastructure, among others.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Chief Warns Against ‘Sweet-Talking’ Grain Merchants

[The Herald] Chief Tshovani of Chiredzi has criticised grain buyers who have invaded his area and are enticing villagers to go for the low prices they offer because they are buying in cash. Speaking after a tour of his 65-hectare plot which is under so…

[The Herald] Chief Tshovani of Chiredzi has criticised grain buyers who have invaded his area and are enticing villagers to go for the low prices they offer because they are buying in cash. Speaking after a tour of his 65-hectare plot which is under sorghum last week, Chief Tshovani said the middlemen were a big challenge in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Opposition Infighting Continues

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Congress Party (MCP) vice president Richard Msowoya has reacted to reports linking Sidik Mia to join MCP with an intention of being a running mate to party president Lazarous Chakwera.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Congress Party (MCP) vice president Richard Msowoya has reacted to reports linking Sidik Mia to join MCP with an intention of being a running mate to party president Lazarous Chakwera.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Elections Body Hails Police Role in Polls

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Republic Police is an important stakeholder in the running of elections in Zimbabwe and it is impossible to conduct free, fair and credible polls without the police force, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has said. The …

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Republic Police is an important stakeholder in the running of elections in Zimbabwe and it is impossible to conduct free, fair and credible polls without the police force, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has said. The electoral body said there was need to ensure effective policing of the political environment before, during and after the polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Rhodesian Govt Feared Zimbabwe Liberation War Forces’

[New Zimbabwe] The Rhodesian government feared the Zipra forces led by former VP Joshua Nkomo during the liberation struggle because of their “greatness” and “legendary capacity” to wage war, Umkhonto We Sizwe Military Veterans Association has said.

[New Zimbabwe] The Rhodesian government feared the Zipra forces led by former VP Joshua Nkomo during the liberation struggle because of their "greatness" and "legendary capacity" to wage war, Umkhonto We Sizwe Military Veterans Association has said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Army Boss General Muhoozi Take Over Police Chief’s Roles

[Observer] In Gen Kale Kayihura’s absence, Gen David Muhoozi, the Chief of Defence Forces (CDF), has taken over some of the security roles of the Inspector General of Police, The Observer has learnt.

[Observer] In Gen Kale Kayihura's absence, Gen David Muhoozi, the Chief of Defence Forces (CDF), has taken over some of the security roles of the Inspector General of Police, The Observer has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

War Vets Chair Mutsvangwa Booed at Wits University Lecture

[New Zimbabwe] There was chaos on Saturday when war veterans Chairman, Christopher Mutsvangwa, was booed by activists from Matebeleland as he presented his paper during the Joshua Nkomo Memorial Lecture at Wits University, in South Africa.

[New Zimbabwe] There was chaos on Saturday when war veterans Chairman, Christopher Mutsvangwa, was booed by activists from Matebeleland as he presented his paper during the Joshua Nkomo Memorial Lecture at Wits University, in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa