Rbz Introduces New Bond Notes As the Cash Crisis Persists

[New Zimbabwe] THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has introduced a 5-dollar bond note into circulation in a move to ease the persisting cash challenges, according to a statement on the central bank’s website.

[New Zimbabwe] THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has introduced a 5-dollar bond note into circulation in a move to ease the persisting cash challenges, according to a statement on the central bank's website.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Bodies Retrieved After Two Drown

[New Zimbabwe] TWO people who went missing when a truck they were travelling in was swept by a flooded river near St Luke’s in Lupane have been confirmed dead after their bodies were retrieved Saturday afternoon.

[New Zimbabwe] TWO people who went missing when a truck they were travelling in was swept by a flooded river near St Luke's in Lupane have been confirmed dead after their bodies were retrieved Saturday afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mixed Feelings Over 2Face Cancellation of Anti-Govt Protest

[Premium Times] Nigerians have continued to react to the announcement by hip-hop artiste, Innocent Idibia, that the planned anti-government protest scheduled for Monday has been cancelled.

[Premium Times] Nigerians have continued to react to the announcement by hip-hop artiste, Innocent Idibia, that the planned anti-government protest scheduled for Monday has been cancelled.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Election Venue Changed Over Possible Corruption

[Shabelle] The venue for Somalia’s presidential election next week has been moved from the police academy to inside the Mogadishu airport because of concerns about security and possible corruption.

[Shabelle] The venue for Somalia's presidential election next week has been moved from the police academy to inside the Mogadishu airport because of concerns about security and possible corruption.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Should Politicians Account for the Deaths of 94 Psychiatric Patients

[The Conversation Africa] The MEC for Health in Gauteng, South Africa’s wealthiest province, resigned on Tuesday 31 January just before the release of a report into the deaths of 94 mental health patients. Qedani Mahlangu’s post is the equivalent of a …

[The Conversation Africa] The MEC for Health in Gauteng, South Africa's wealthiest province, resigned on Tuesday 31 January just before the release of a report into the deaths of 94 mental health patients. Qedani Mahlangu's post is the equivalent of a health minister but at provincial level. She faces a class action lawsuit after a report by South Africa's health ombudsman exposed the appalling conditions in which the psychiatric patients died between 23 March and 19 December 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

It’s Discontent, Not Religion, That Draws People to Al-Shabaab

[The Conversation Africa] A new study of attitudes towards al-Shabaab in Kenya has found no evidence that terrorist violence is directly driven by religion. Instead, al-Shabaab – the Somali-based terror group that has wreaked deadly havoc in Kenya – ex…

[The Conversation Africa] A new study of attitudes towards al-Shabaab in Kenya has found no evidence that terrorist violence is directly driven by religion. Instead, al-Shabaab - the Somali-based terror group that has wreaked deadly havoc in Kenya - exploits perceived historical, social and political grievances and draws on extreme interpretations of Islam to craft its propaganda narratives.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya