Uproar Over Separation of Arts From Culture

[Zimbabwe Standard] Following the announcement of a new cabinet on Thursday there has been an outcry in the arts sector regarding the separation of the arts portfolio from culture in the new set up.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Following the announcement of a new cabinet on Thursday there has been an outcry in the arts sector regarding the separation of the arts portfolio from culture in the new set up.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa’s Disappointing Cabinet

[Zimbabwe Standard] President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced a 22-member cabinet on Friday. Largely, it looks like he is that bird that just hopped from one branch to another but remained in the same tree. Pretty the same as old Robert Mugabe.

[Zimbabwe Standard] President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced a 22-member cabinet on Friday. Largely, it looks like he is that bird that just hopped from one branch to another but remained in the same tree. Pretty the same as old Robert Mugabe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘For Being HIV Positive, I Was Made to Sleep in the Open’

[Vanguard] Today, the official Human Immuno-Deficiency Virus (HIV) prevalence in Nigeria is 3.2 per cent among the adult population, meaning about 3.4 million Nigerians live with the virus. Meanwhile, many people living with the virus in the country ar…

[Vanguard] Today, the official Human Immuno-Deficiency Virus (HIV) prevalence in Nigeria is 3.2 per cent among the adult population, meaning about 3.4 million Nigerians live with the virus. Meanwhile, many people living with the virus in the country are not getting the care and treatment they need. As of March 2017, the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) report showed that only about 1.4million people living with HIV and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in Nigeria were enrolled on treatment.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Organisation Proposes Scheme to Stem Forex Woes

[Zimbabwe Standard] The Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) has proposed an importer-financed export incentive scheme, which lessens pressure on the central bank to look for foreign currency for importers.

[Zimbabwe Standard] The Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) has proposed an importer-financed export incentive scheme, which lessens pressure on the central bank to look for foreign currency for importers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

War Vets Want Police Boss Chihuri Out

[Zimbabwe Standard] War veterans in Mashonaland West have petitioned President Emmerson Mnangagwa to fire police Commissioner General Augustine Chihuri saying he has no place in the new political dispensation.

[Zimbabwe Standard] War veterans in Mashonaland West have petitioned President Emmerson Mnangagwa to fire police Commissioner General Augustine Chihuri saying he has no place in the new political dispensation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

I Paid U.S.$1400 For The Journey From Benin To Slavery – Libya Returnee

[Vanguard] Over 650 Libyan deportees returned to Edo State over the past three months and the tales of their sojourn in the North African country, where they had planned to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Italy, was heart-breaking. 168 of them returned …

[Vanguard] Over 650 Libyan deportees returned to Edo State over the past three months and the tales of their sojourn in the North African country, where they had planned to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Italy, was heart-breaking. 168 of them returned to Benin-City on Wednesday while 108 arrived Friday; they were received by officials of Edo State Task Force Against Human Trafficking. Sunday Vanguard observed that some of the women were pregnant and emaciated just like the men who said they were used as slaves. Gover

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Goods Train Derails

[Premium Times] A luggage train derailed and got stuck at Omi-Adio railway crossing along Abeokuta-Ibadan road, causing major traffic jam.

[Premium Times] A luggage train derailed and got stuck at Omi-Adio railway crossing along Abeokuta-Ibadan road, causing major traffic jam.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Four Top Revenue Authority Officials Acquitted

[Zimbabwe Standard] Four of the eight Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) bosses, who were facing charges of fleecing the parastatal of thousands of dollars, through an import duty scam, were last week acquitted by a Harare magistrate after the State fa…

[Zimbabwe Standard] Four of the eight Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) bosses, who were facing charges of fleecing the parastatal of thousands of dollars, through an import duty scam, were last week acquitted by a Harare magistrate after the State failed to prove a prima facie case against them.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Soldiers Charged With Army Commander’s Murder

[Lesotho Times] Maseru -EIGHT soldiers appeared in court yesterday over the June 2015 killing of former army commander, Lieutenant General Maaparankoe Mahao, in a major breakthrough over a case that plunged the Lesotho into crisis and prompted a spirit…

[Lesotho Times] Maseru -EIGHT soldiers appeared in court yesterday over the June 2015 killing of former army commander, Lieutenant General Maaparankoe Mahao, in a major breakthrough over a case that plunged the Lesotho into crisis and prompted a spirited regional intervention effort.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Closure for Families of Mohale Trio

[Lesotho Times] THE remains of the three men killed by Lesotho Defense Force (LDF) officers and thrown into Mohale dam in May this year were retrieved on Monday following a search that started last month.

[Lesotho Times] THE remains of the three men killed by Lesotho Defense Force (LDF) officers and thrown into Mohale dam in May this year were retrieved on Monday following a search that started last month.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho