Kadoma Council Taken to Court Over Bills

[The Herald] Kadoma Rural District Council has been taken to the High Court for allegedly failing to pay an electricity bill of over $70 000. Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) supplied power to the local authority in te…

[The Herald] Kadoma Rural District Council has been taken to the High Court for allegedly failing to pay an electricity bill of over $70 000. Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) supplied power to the local authority in terms of an agreement between the two parties. The local authority failed to pay the debt, resulting in ZETDC issuing summons.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ruling Party Agrees to Solve Squabbles in Bulawayo

[The Herald] Zanu-PF Bulawayo Province has resolved to solve its internal problems without involving the party’s national leadership. The resolution was arrived at during Saturday’s Provincial Co-ordinating Committee meeting. Provincial members agreed …

[The Herald] Zanu-PF Bulawayo Province has resolved to solve its internal problems without involving the party's national leadership. The resolution was arrived at during Saturday's Provincial Co-ordinating Committee meeting. Provincial members agreed to work on addressing divisions in the party which saw violence breaking out at the party's provincial headquarters, Davies Hall, last month.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Lautech Received N13.7 Billion From Owner States in Five Years – Oyo Government

[Guardian] Ibadan -Despite constant claims of neglect by the owner states governments of Oyo and Osun, the management of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso has received the sum of N13.626b between 2011 and 2016.

[Guardian] Ibadan -Despite constant claims of neglect by the owner states governments of Oyo and Osun, the management of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso has received the sum of N13.626b between 2011 and 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ministers Get Sh1 Billion More for Trips, Entertainment Days to Year End

[Nation] The Treasury sought an additional Sh1 billion for foreign travel and entertainment through the second mini-budget tabled in Parliament despite a government directive requiring deep cuts on non-essential budget items like trips.

[Nation] The Treasury sought an additional Sh1 billion for foreign travel and entertainment through the second mini-budget tabled in Parliament despite a government directive requiring deep cuts on non-essential budget items like trips.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How Idi Amin’s Concrete Boat Sinks During Launch

[Monitor] During his presidency, Idi Amin very much wanted to show off the military strength of the Ugandan army, and how it was going to bomb Cape Town in South Africa to teach the apartheid regime of Pieter Botha a lesson.

[Monitor] During his presidency, Idi Amin very much wanted to show off the military strength of the Ugandan army, and how it was going to bomb Cape Town in South Africa to teach the apartheid regime of Pieter Botha a lesson.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Group Mulls Highway Weigh-Bridges

[The Herald] The Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ) will soon set up weigh-bridges along the country’s major highways and in strategic mining communities for easy access of weighing facilities. In an interview on the sidelines of the Gwe…

[The Herald] The Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ) will soon set up weigh-bridges along the country's major highways and in strategic mining communities for easy access of weighing facilities. In an interview on the sidelines of the Gweru Chrome Miners Indaba last week, MMCZ deputy general manager (marketing) Mr Masimba Chandavengerwa said construction of the weigh-bridges would start soon.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Commission for Gender Equality Pays Homage and Respect to the Fathers

[Govt of SA] The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) wishes to extend its sincere appreciation to the fathers of our society as they celebrate fathers’ day on Sunday. The Commission wishes to salute the fathers who are involved in raising of the child…

[Govt of SA] The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) wishes to extend its sincere appreciation to the fathers of our society as they celebrate fathers' day on Sunday. The Commission wishes to salute the fathers who are involved in raising of the children and particularly those who are on their own. "Fathers' Day has an important celebratory significance, as it reminds us of the role that fatherhood plays in the upbringing of children" said Dr. Nondumiso Maphazi, Acting Chairperson of the Commission for Gender Equality

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Toastmasters Comes to Kigali

[New Times] “In today’s world, we are constantly faced with or will find ourselves in situations where we will be asked to give a speech, make a presentation, or just deliver a few words.

[New Times] "In today's world, we are constantly faced with or will find ourselves in situations where we will be asked to give a speech, make a presentation, or just deliver a few words.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Beaufort West Police Arrest Tow Suspect and Seize Four Firearms and Dagga

[SAPS] During a routine vehicle check point (VCP) in Beaufort West late today, K9 and Vispol members with detectives searched a suspicious looking truck whereupon they discovered four 9mm pistols whose serials numbers were filed off, 40kg of dagga and …

[SAPS] During a routine vehicle check point (VCP) in Beaufort West late today, K9 and Vispol members with detectives searched a suspicious looking truck whereupon they discovered four 9mm pistols whose serials numbers were filed off, 40kg of dagga and a substantial amount of 9mm ammunition. Two suspects aged 31 and 37 were arrested on charges of dealing in dagga, illegal possession firearms and ammunition. They will appear in court soon. Provincial management have thanked the unrelenting efforts of Beaufort West

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa