Former Cricket Boss Pichanick Dies

[The Herald] Former Sports Commission boss Alwyn Pichanick, who was also the Zimbabwe Cricket honorary life president, has died in Australia after a long battle with cancer. He was 84.

[The Herald] Former Sports Commission boss Alwyn Pichanick, who was also the Zimbabwe Cricket honorary life president, has died in Australia after a long battle with cancer. He was 84.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Youth Met to Work Out Strategies to Fight Poverty and Unemployment

[Iwacu] More than 300 young people have gathered in a national youth forum this Monday 9 October 2017 in Bujumbura. Organized by the youth-led organization YouthGlobe, the two-day conference brought together young people from different provinces to ado…

[Iwacu] More than 300 young people have gathered in a national youth forum this Monday 9 October 2017 in Bujumbura. Organized by the youth-led organization YouthGlobe, the two-day conference brought together young people from different provinces to adopt strategies so as to combat poverty and unemployment.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Theater Group Speaks Out On Abortion, Forced Marriages

[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu -A Mzuzu based theater group, Oneness Arts Theater, has spoken out that the power to either go for or against abortion is a decision for the woman carrying the pregnancy and not anyone else.

[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu -A Mzuzu based theater group, Oneness Arts Theater, has spoken out that the power to either go for or against abortion is a decision for the woman carrying the pregnancy and not anyone else.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Reshuffle to Breathe New Life Into Government

[The Herald] The announcement of a Cabinet reshuffle by President Mugabe could not have come at a better time given the current policy discordances and attendant administrative logjams that have almost paralysed Government business as some ministers ha…

[The Herald] The announcement of a Cabinet reshuffle by President Mugabe could not have come at a better time given the current policy discordances and attendant administrative logjams that have almost paralysed Government business as some ministers had lost focus due to laziness or pursuance of peripheral matters that are divorced from their core duty of serving the nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Angry Mob Loots Senior Chief Fukamapiri’s Office

[Malawi News Agency] Nkhata Bay -There were ugly scenes Friday at Kande in Nkhata Bay District when an angry mob ransacked Senior Chief Fukamapiri’s office where some items were also stolen.

[Malawi News Agency] Nkhata Bay -There were ugly scenes Friday at Kande in Nkhata Bay District when an angry mob ransacked Senior Chief Fukamapiri's office where some items were also stolen.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Referee Turns Suicidal

[The Herald] Relatives of assistant referee Thomas Kusosa were yesterday forced to break into the house where he stays in Kwekwe after serious concerns were raised about the match official’s whereabouts in the wake of disturbances which led to the aban…

[The Herald] Relatives of assistant referee Thomas Kusosa were yesterday forced to break into the house where he stays in Kwekwe after serious concerns were raised about the match official's whereabouts in the wake of disturbances which led to the abandonment of the 2017 Chibuku Super Cup quarter-final between CAPS United and Shabanie Mine.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cooperatives Touted As Game Changer for Local Farmers

[Malawi News Agency] Neno -A Cooperative guru, John Mlangeni has called on government to promote establishment of cooperatives for smallholder farmers for the benefit of the country.

[Malawi News Agency] Neno -A Cooperative guru, John Mlangeni has called on government to promote establishment of cooperatives for smallholder farmers for the benefit of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Soldier Allegedly Stabs Pregnant Wife

[The Herald] A 36-year-old soldier reportedly stabbed his pregnant wife, who is a police officer, more than five times, leaving her seriously wounded before breaking both her hands after she had asked for a divorce. Muyengwa Maponga, who is based at Pa…

[The Herald] A 36-year-old soldier reportedly stabbed his pregnant wife, who is a police officer, more than five times, leaving her seriously wounded before breaking both her hands after she had asked for a divorce. Muyengwa Maponga, who is based at Parachute Regiment at Inkomo Barracks, is said to have stabbed his wife with a bayonet in the ear damaging her eardrum and nerves, which affected her eyes. A bayonet is a knife attached to the end of the barrel of a rifle. Maponga also stabbed his wife on the back, on the b

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ministry Bemoans Disbursement of Funds

[The Herald] The Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development has bemoaned the delayed disbursement of funds by Government for construction work at State Universities. The Ministry has set targets under the Zimbabwe Age…

[The Herald] The Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development has bemoaned the delayed disbursement of funds by Government for construction work at State Universities. The Ministry has set targets under the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio Economic Transformation (Zim-Asset) programme, but some of the projects have stalled due to a lack of funds. Presenting a progress report at the stakeholder consultations on the framing of a successor blueprint to Zim-Asset which is being coordin

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