Polls Agency Not to Re-Tender Ballot Printing

[Capital FM] Nairobi -There was no time to waste as the Court of Appeal on Thursday got down to the business of deciding if the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission would have to re-tender the printing of presidential ballots for the August …

[Capital FM] Nairobi -There was no time to waste as the Court of Appeal on Thursday got down to the business of deciding if the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission would have to re-tender the printing of presidential ballots for the August 8 General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Analysts Say Chaponda’s Arrest Is ‘Window Dressing’

[Nyasa Times] Local commentators have expressed some caution and reservations over the recent arrest of former Minister of Agriculture Honourable George Chaponda who has been charged with graft for allegedly profiting in a $35million maize import deal …

[Nyasa Times] Local commentators have expressed some caution and reservations over the recent arrest of former Minister of Agriculture Honourable George Chaponda who has been charged with graft for allegedly profiting in a $35million maize import deal from neighbouring Zambia, saying the arrest might be a sign of desperation, panic and "window dressing" on the part of authorities.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Zuma Appointed Construction Company Ahead of Tender Process – Nkandla Hearings

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma appointed construction company Moneymine Enterprises long before the Department of Public Works was involved in the Nkandla tender process, the Nkandla disciplinary hearing heard on Thursday.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma appointed construction company Moneymine Enterprises long before the Department of Public Works was involved in the Nkandla tender process, the Nkandla disciplinary hearing heard on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Arrested Former Minister Chaponda ‘Hides Face in Shame’

[Nyasa Times] A crowd hurled insults at embattled former Minister of Agriculture , Irrigation nd Water Development George Chaponda on Wednesday evening following his arrest earlier in the day by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) and two others linked to…

[Nyasa Times] A crowd hurled insults at embattled former Minister of Agriculture , Irrigation nd Water Development George Chaponda on Wednesday evening following his arrest earlier in the day by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) and two others linked to a corruption scandal involving maize imports from Zambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Agriculture Minister Made Meets Indian Envoy

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is expected to receive $2 million worth of equipment from India for a food testing laboratory, which is being established in the Department of the Research and Specialist Services under the Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanisation a…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is expected to receive $2 million worth of equipment from India for a food testing laboratory, which is being established in the Department of the Research and Specialist Services under the Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ministry Sets Up Units to Follow Up Auditor-General’s Reports

[The Herald] Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has set up units within his ministry to follow up on Auditor-General Mrs Mildred Chiri’s reports to deal with ineptitude within State enterprises and local government structures.

[The Herald] Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has set up units within his ministry to follow up on Auditor-General Mrs Mildred Chiri's reports to deal with ineptitude within State enterprises and local government structures.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Rise in Political Temperatures As Nation Gears for Polls

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -Political temperatures are hotting up as Zimbabweans brace for elections slated for 2018 with hardly a day passing without political parties and ordinary citizens talking about the much anticipated polls.

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -Political temperatures are hotting up as Zimbabweans brace for elections slated for 2018 with hardly a day passing without political parties and ordinary citizens talking about the much anticipated polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mandatory 60-Year Jail Term for Raping Minors

[The Herald] Government’s proposed 60-year imprisonment for those found guilty of raping minors and the disabled is a welcome move that should address the growing problem of sexual assault in Zimbabwe.

[The Herald] Government's proposed 60-year imprisonment for those found guilty of raping minors and the disabled is a welcome move that should address the growing problem of sexual assault in Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Third Man Named in Diezani’s Alleged $1.7 Billion U.S. Corruption Case

[Premium Times] Court documents filed in Houston by the US Justice Department in the assets forfeiture proceedings filed against former peyroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, and her business cronies, Kola Aluko and Jide Omokore, have revealed the…

[Premium Times] Court documents filed in Houston by the US Justice Department in the assets forfeiture proceedings filed against former peyroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, and her business cronies, Kola Aluko and Jide Omokore, have revealed the third man in the $1.7 billion swindle of Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria