Talks With Striking Doctors to Begin as Senate Meets With Health CS

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Talks to end the doctors’ strike mediated by the Central Organisation of Trade Unions (COTU) and the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) are set to formally kick off Wednesday.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Talks to end the doctors' strike mediated by the Central Organisation of Trade Unions (COTU) and the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) are set to formally kick off Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Football Star Zvirekwi Banks On Continental Experience

[The Herald] HARDLIFE Zvirekwi believes the lessons he has learnt since he made his debut in the CAF Champions League seven years ago will be vital when CAPS United begin their quest in the jungles of African football with an away trip to Lesotho for t…

[The Herald] HARDLIFE Zvirekwi believes the lessons he has learnt since he made his debut in the CAF Champions League seven years ago will be vital when CAPS United begin their quest in the jungles of African football with an away trip to Lesotho for the preliminary round tie against Lioli this Saturday.For him, nothing beats experience and he is happy to work alongside players such as Edmore Sibanda, Leonard Tsipa, Tafadzwa Rusike, Devon Chafa and newboy Ronald Chitiyo, who have previously tasted continental football.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Sex Worker Killed in Cold Blood

[The Herald] A Harare man reportedly hired a sex worker for the night before gruesomely slitting her throat with a broken beer bottle following an altercation over payment. Stuart Dickson Tembo (32), who is employed as a gardener in Borrowdale, is said…

[The Herald] A Harare man reportedly hired a sex worker for the night before gruesomely slitting her throat with a broken beer bottle following an altercation over payment. Stuart Dickson Tembo (32), who is employed as a gardener in Borrowdale, is said to have hired Juliet Kadungure whom he met in a bar at Mverechena Business Centre in Dombo- shava.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ruling Party’s EALA Elections Marred by Chaos, Cancelled

[Monitor] The National Resistance Movement (NRM) elections for flag bearers in the East Africa Legislative Assembly (EALA) at State House Entebbe yesterday turned chaotic, prompting cancellation.

[Monitor] The National Resistance Movement (NRM) elections for flag bearers in the East Africa Legislative Assembly (EALA) at State House Entebbe yesterday turned chaotic, prompting cancellation.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Sex and Slaves – Nigeria Battles Beliefs of Boko Haram Brides

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Maiduguri -Changing her son’s nappy, a wry smile flickered across Aisha’s face as she recalled the power she wielded as the wife of a leading Boko Haram commander, living in the jihadists’ forest stronghold in northeast Nig…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Maiduguri -Changing her son's nappy, a wry smile flickered across Aisha's face as she recalled the power she wielded as the wife of a leading Boko Haram commander, living in the jihadists' forest stronghold in northeast Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Acquires Land for 250 000 Civil Servants

[The Herald] Government has acquired land for the construction of high rise flats and residential stands for more than 250 000 civil servants, a senior official has said. The acquisition of the land is part of Government’s residential stands grand sche…

[The Herald] Government has acquired land for the construction of high rise flats and residential stands for more than 250 000 civil servants, a senior official has said. The acquisition of the land is part of Government's residential stands grand scheme, which will see more than 500 000 civil servants benefiting. Addressing delegates at a stakeholder consultative meeting in the capital encompassing the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Local Government, construction firms, financial institutions, engineers, town pl

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Western, Nyanza, Nairobi and Coast Record Least Voter Listing Turnout

[Capital FM] Nairobi -With only one week left before the Mass Voter Registration exercise comes to a close, Western, Nairobi, Nyanza and Coast regions are yet to hit half of the number of targeted voters.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -With only one week left before the Mass Voter Registration exercise comes to a close, Western, Nairobi, Nyanza and Coast regions are yet to hit half of the number of targeted voters.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Politicians Fuelling Rumours of Withdrawal From Nasa, Wiper Says

[Nation] The Wiper Democratic Movement has said that politicians afraid of nominations are the ones fuelling rumours of the party’s possible withdrawal from the National Super Alliance (Nasa).

[Nation] The Wiper Democratic Movement has said that politicians afraid of nominations are the ones fuelling rumours of the party's possible withdrawal from the National Super Alliance (Nasa).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mawarire – the Conspiracy of Desperation

[The Herald] Tichaona Zindoga -When Evan Mawarire, the face of the anti-Government #ThisFlag “movement” came back from the United States where he had sought self-exile, the ensuing discourse of his action was typically apoplectic, polarising and politi…

[The Herald] Tichaona Zindoga -When Evan Mawarire, the face of the anti-Government #ThisFlag "movement" came back from the United States where he had sought self-exile, the ensuing discourse of his action was typically apoplectic, polarising and politically charged.It had been understood that the man of cloth had fled Zimbabwe fearing for his life after his political agitation catapulted him to global attention as he carved a niche as a new breed of politician exploiting new communication technologies and social media.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ministry to Push Permits Backlog

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Minister of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs, Mr Edwin Batshu has expressed concerns over delays in processing of work and residence permits.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Minister of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs, Mr Edwin Batshu has expressed concerns over delays in processing of work and residence permits.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana