Day of African Child – Unicef to Put 1 Million Girls in School

[Guardian] No fewer than 1 million girls from Bauchi, Niger, Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara states would be enrolled in school through the first phase of the United Nations Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) Girls for Girls (G4G) initiative.

[Guardian] No fewer than 1 million girls from Bauchi, Niger, Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara states would be enrolled in school through the first phase of the United Nations Children's Fund's (UNICEF) Girls for Girls (G4G) initiative.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mugabe Says Still ‘Upset ‘With the Chinese Over Diamond Losses

[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe said plans to deliver prosperity to people in Manicaland through their diamond wealth were frustrated by ousted mining Chinese firms with whom he said he was still “upset” because they “duped him”.

[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe said plans to deliver prosperity to people in Manicaland through their diamond wealth were frustrated by ousted mining Chinese firms with whom he said he was still "upset" because they "duped him".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Zesa Shells Us$1,3m On Cars

[Zimbabwe Independent] THE Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) Holdings has purchased 19 top-of-the-range vehicles for its directors and top managers valued at US$1,3 million at a time the struggling parastatal is retrenching 1 700 workers, fa…

[Zimbabwe Independent] THE Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) Holdings has purchased 19 top-of-the-range vehicles for its directors and top managers valued at US$1,3 million at a time the struggling parastatal is retrenching 1 700 workers, failing to pay for power imports and service internal debts.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

At Least 2 000 Students ‘Go Without Water for 2 Months’

[News24Wire] Up to 2 000 students are without water at a leading polytechnic in southern Zimbabwe after the state water authority cut off supplies to the town of Gwanda, it was reported on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Up to 2 000 students are without water at a leading polytechnic in southern Zimbabwe after the state water authority cut off supplies to the town of Gwanda, it was reported on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Zanu-PF Politburo Bigwigs in Fresh Row

[Zimbabwe Independent] ZANU PF political bigwigs are on a renewed collision course over attempts to oust the party’s national commissar Saviour Kasukuwere after a heated politburo meeting on Wednesday failed to bring the matter to finality, setting the…

[Zimbabwe Independent] ZANU PF political bigwigs are on a renewed collision course over attempts to oust the party's national commissar Saviour Kasukuwere after a heated politburo meeting on Wednesday failed to bring the matter to finality, setting the stage for battle royale next week, the Zimbabwe Independent has established.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Economic Illiteracy in Govt Fuelling Implosion

[Zimbabwe Independent] THE fake official claims of progress on the ease of doing business reforms got a major reality check last week, with revelations by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development that Foreign Direct Investment to Zimbabwe…

[Zimbabwe Independent] THE fake official claims of progress on the ease of doing business reforms got a major reality check last week, with revelations by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development that Foreign Direct Investment to Zimbabwe plunged from US$421 million in 2015 to US$319 million last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mbulu Bus Mishap Claims Three Lives, Injures 24

[Daily News] Babati -Three people died and 24 others were injured after a bus they were travelling in veered off the road and plunged into a ravine, few kilometres from Haydom Township, in Mbulu District of Manyara Region.

[Daily News] Babati -Three people died and 24 others were injured after a bus they were travelling in veered off the road and plunged into a ravine, few kilometres from Haydom Township, in Mbulu District of Manyara Region.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Zambia ‘Becoming a Dictatorship’, Say Church Leaders

[RFI] Church leaders in Zambia are worried that the country is turning into a dictatorship with challenges relating to governance, restrictions on people’s freedoms and human rights violations. The strongly-worded statement by three church bodies publi…

[RFI] Church leaders in Zambia are worried that the country is turning into a dictatorship with challenges relating to governance, restrictions on people's freedoms and human rights violations. The strongly-worded statement by three church bodies published on Friday calls for the release of opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema who is currently in jail facing treason charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Here Are Five People Who Faked It Until They (Almost) Made It

[Nation] Before Moses Otieno Obiero, the Form One dropout who faked his way to top State jobs there were many others who took the phrase “fake it until you make it” way too seriously.

[Nation] Before Moses Otieno Obiero, the Form One dropout who faked his way to top State jobs there were many others who took the phrase "fake it until you make it" way too seriously.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya