Govt Closes Infamous Prison, But Activists Await Deeper Reforms

[VOA] Days after swearing in its new prime minister, Ethiopia has begun to make good on promised reforms. In the past week, officials have closed an infamous detention center and released 11 jailed journalists and politicians.

[VOA] Days after swearing in its new prime minister, Ethiopia has begun to make good on promised reforms. In the past week, officials have closed an infamous detention center and released 11 jailed journalists and politicians.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Hunger Takes Toll on Villagers Living With HIV

[New Zimbabwe] People living with HIV in Mudzi, Mashonaland East provice, say they are struggling with serious food shortages that have made it difficult to take their daily anti-retroviral (ARVs) drugs, leaving many at risk of defaulting.

[New Zimbabwe] People living with HIV in Mudzi, Mashonaland East provice, say they are struggling with serious food shortages that have made it difficult to take their daily anti-retroviral (ARVs) drugs, leaving many at risk of defaulting.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cricket – Dar es Salaam Boys Go Down Fighting in TCA Cup

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanga cricket team beat Academy Boys of Dar es Salaam by six wickets in the TCA Regional championship match at the University of Dar es Salaam ground over the weekend.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanga cricket team beat Academy Boys of Dar es Salaam by six wickets in the TCA Regional championship match at the University of Dar es Salaam ground over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Magufuli Lauds Tour Operators’ Partnership With Government

[Citizen] Arusha -President John Magufuli has commended the members of Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (Tato) for leading the way in partnering with the government to bring about development.

[Citizen] Arusha -President John Magufuli has commended the members of Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (Tato) for leading the way in partnering with the government to bring about development.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Ruling Party Starts Vetting of CVs

[The Herald] Zanu-PF provinces are today expected to submit to the party headquarters in Harare curriculum vitaes (CVs) of aspiring candidates for the party’s May 5 primary elections with the list of successful candidates out by the end of the week. Mo…

[The Herald] Zanu-PF provinces are today expected to submit to the party headquarters in Harare curriculum vitaes (CVs) of aspiring candidates for the party's May 5 primary elections with the list of successful candidates out by the end of the week. Most provinces had completed the vetting process by yesterday, with some bigwigs reportedly one foot in for the primaries after candidates who had registered to challenge them failed to meet the basic minimum qualifications.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Could Opposition Win Milonde, Malindi By-Elections?

[Nyasa Times] Opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has said it expects to win Milonde Ward in Mulanje South East Constituency and Malindi Ward in Mangochi North East Constituency in Tuesday’s local government by-elections.

[Nyasa Times] Opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has said it expects to win Milonde Ward in Mulanje South East Constituency and Malindi Ward in Mangochi North East Constituency in Tuesday's local government by-elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Ruling Party Set to Unveil Manifesto

[The Herald] Zanu-PF is set to unveil its 2018 election manifesto on Saturday as it moves a gear up in preparing for the forthcoming polls expected later this year. Addressing party members during a commissariat rally in Nhwali, Gwanda South, last week…

[The Herald] Zanu-PF is set to unveil its 2018 election manifesto on Saturday as it moves a gear up in preparing for the forthcoming polls expected later this year. Addressing party members during a commissariat rally in Nhwali, Gwanda South, last week, the party's national commissar, Lieutenant-General Engelbert Rugeje (Retired), said the manifesto would outline the party's vision and aspirations for the nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Court to Rule On Demolitions

[The Herald] A Chitungwiza court will deliver judgment today on proposed demolition of illegally built structures in the town. Magistrate Mr Takunda Mutetwa on Friday postponed the judgment announcement to today. In a notice published in February this …

[The Herald] A Chitungwiza court will deliver judgment today on proposed demolition of illegally built structures in the town. Magistrate Mr Takunda Mutetwa on Friday postponed the judgment announcement to today. In a notice published in February this year, Chitungwiza Municipality advised residents that it intends to demolish more than 100 houses built on undesignated sites.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe