‘Renounce Foreign Citizenship or No Voting’

[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has told ‘alien’ voters to renounce their foreign citizenship or risk failing to cast their ballots in next year’s elections.

[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has told 'alien' voters to renounce their foreign citizenship or risk failing to cast their ballots in next year's elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Khama Recommits to Arts

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has accepted to be patron of performing arts, which include the President’s Day Competition as proposed by Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Mr Tha…

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has accepted to be patron of performing arts, which include the President's Day Competition as proposed by Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Mr Thapelo Olopeng.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Govt Sets New Rules for Millers

[The Herald] Government has banned all maize imports with immediate effect, with millers intending to buy grain from the Grain Marketing Board (GMB) expected to pay directly to Treasury. They will obtain vouchers which they will use to draw down the gr…

[The Herald] Government has banned all maize imports with immediate effect, with millers intending to buy grain from the Grain Marketing Board (GMB) expected to pay directly to Treasury. They will obtain vouchers which they will use to draw down the grain from GMB.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ousted Diamond Firm Fights Back

[The Herald] The Constitutional Court has reserved judgment in the case in which ousted diamond producer Anjin Investments Private Limited is challenging the alleged breach of Chinese shareholders rights protection in terms of the Agreement on the Enco…

[The Herald] The Constitutional Court has reserved judgment in the case in which ousted diamond producer Anjin Investments Private Limited is challenging the alleged breach of Chinese shareholders rights protection in terms of the Agreement on the Encouragement and Reciprocal Protection of Investments between the Government of Zimbabwe and China.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Sudanese-Saudi Committee for Political Consultation to Hold Meeting in Khartoum Within Coming Weeks

[SNA] Al-Madina Al-Munawara -Sudan Ambassador to kIngdom of Saudi Arabia, Abdul-Basit As-Sanosi has announced that Sudanese-Saudi Arabia Committee for Political Consultation would convene in Khartoum during the coming weeks under chairmanship of Foreig…

[SNA] Al-Madina Al-Munawara -Sudan Ambassador to kIngdom of Saudi Arabia, Abdul-Basit As-Sanosi has announced that Sudanese-Saudi Arabia Committee for Political Consultation would convene in Khartoum during the coming weeks under chairmanship of Foreign Ministers of the two countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

ConCourt Says No to Diaspora Vote

[The Herald] The State is not obliged at law to establish polling stations outside the country and all Zimbabweans in the Diaspora who decide to live away from home for personal reasons were free to travel back to cast their votes, the Constitutional C…

[The Herald] The State is not obliged at law to establish polling stations outside the country and all Zimbabweans in the Diaspora who decide to live away from home for personal reasons were free to travel back to cast their votes, the Constitutional Court has ruled.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tussle Over Control of Tobacco Tree Planting Fund

[Financial Gazette] A tree planting programme targetted at offsetting deforestation caused by Zimbabwe’s growing population of tobacco farmers is in limbo as two government bodies tussle for control of a million dollar fund set up to finance regreening…

[Financial Gazette] A tree planting programme targetted at offsetting deforestation caused by Zimbabwe's growing population of tobacco farmers is in limbo as two government bodies tussle for control of a million dollar fund set up to finance regreening initiatives in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The Somali Pirates Are Back (Spoiler Alert – They Never Really Left)

[IRIN] An IRIN investigation reveals the extent to which Somalia’s pirates are back in business and this time it’s as much about smuggling weapons to extremist groups

[IRIN] An IRIN investigation reveals the extent to which Somalia's pirates are back in business and this time it's as much about smuggling weapons to extremist groups

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia