Diamond Dealer Loses U.S.$17 000 to Robbers

[The Herald] A Mutare man believed to be a diamond dealer was robbed of US$17 000 in cash at knifepoint by four suspected panners, who lured him to the diamond fields of Marange on the pretext that they wanted to sell him a diamond. This emerged at the…

[The Herald] A Mutare man believed to be a diamond dealer was robbed of US$17 000 in cash at knifepoint by four suspected panners, who lured him to the diamond fields of Marange on the pretext that they wanted to sell him a diamond. This emerged at the Mutare Magistrates' Court where two of the suspected robbers, Tonderai Gwama (21) and Trymore Makuwaza (30) were facing robbery charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Aero Begins C-Check Maintenance At Its Lagos Facility

[This Day] Nigeria’s oldest airline, Aero Contractors has made history by conducting the first C-check on a Boeing B373. This follows the certification of the airline by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) which issued Approved Maintenance Org…

[This Day] Nigeria's oldest airline, Aero Contractors has made history by conducting the first C-check on a Boeing B373. This follows the certification of the airline by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) which issued Approved Maintenance Organisation (AMO) certificate to the company, qualifying it to carry out aircraft maintenance up to C-check level on Boeing Classics: B737-300, B737-400 and B737-500.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rugby – Whiteley Out, Etzebeth to Lead Boks On European Tour

[News24Wire] Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has confirmed that Eben Etzebeth will retain the captaincy of the national side on their tour to the northern hemisphere in November and December.

[News24Wire] Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has confirmed that Eben Etzebeth will retain the captaincy of the national side on their tour to the northern hemisphere in November and December.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

There Are Reports That Monkeypox Has Resurfaced in Nigeria. What You Need to Know

[The Conversation Africa] The outbreak of a rare disease suspected to be Monkeypox is raising fears of an imminent epidemic in Nigeria. Infected people break out in a rash that looks a lot like chicken pox. But the fever, malaise, and headache from Mon…

[The Conversation Africa] The outbreak of a rare disease suspected to be Monkeypox is raising fears of an imminent epidemic in Nigeria. Infected people break out in a rash that looks a lot like chicken pox. But the fever, malaise, and headache from Monkeypox are usually more severe than in chicken pox infection.The disease can spread quickly and in previous outbreaks one of 10 people have died. The first suspected cases were reported in Bayelsa state in south Nigeria in late September. Since then suspected cases have been reported

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

National Social Security Authority Finalising Scheme for Informal Sector

[Zimbabwe Independent] The National Social Security Authority (Nssa) says it is finalising the launch of its voluntary contributory scheme targeting previously excluded groups such as the informal sector, small-to-medium enterprises and domestic workers.

[Zimbabwe Independent] The National Social Security Authority (Nssa) says it is finalising the launch of its voluntary contributory scheme targeting previously excluded groups such as the informal sector, small-to-medium enterprises and domestic workers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Press Ombud Dismisses Lobby Group’s Appeal Against #GuptaLeaks Story

[News24Wire] A complaint and appeal by Black First Land First against a News24 #GuptaLeaks story has been dismissed by the Press Ombudsman and an appeal judge.

[News24Wire] A complaint and appeal by Black First Land First against a News24 #GuptaLeaks story has been dismissed by the Press Ombudsman and an appeal judge.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ambassador Sanossi Meets Saudi Foreign Minister

[SNA] Riyadh -Sudan Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Amassed or, Abdul Basit Badawi Al-Sanosi met, Thursday, the Saudi Foreign Minister, Adel al-Jubeir and conveyed to him message from the Minister, Prof. I brahma Ghandour who appreciated the role and the e…

[SNA] Riyadh -Sudan Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Amassed or, Abdul Basit Badawi Al-Sanosi met, Thursday, the Saudi Foreign Minister, Adel al-Jubeir and conveyed to him message from the Minister, Prof. I brahma Ghandour who appreciated the role and the efforts exerted by the Kingdom which led to the lifting of the US sanctions imposed on Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sudan Participates in Water Ministers of Nile Basin Initiative Countries’ Meeting in Entebbe

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan participated with a delegation headed by the Minister of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity Muataz Musa at the annual meeting of the Ministers of Water in the Nile Basin Initiative’s Countries which started Thursday in En…

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan participated with a delegation headed by the Minister of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity Muataz Musa at the annual meeting of the Ministers of Water in the Nile Basin Initiative's Countries which started Thursday in Entebbe, Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan