Ninja’s Murder Accomplice Wants to Appeal Sentence

[New Era] Windhoek -One of the co-accused of the infamous robber and murderer Paulus Shimweefeleni – also known as ‘Ninja’ – who was sentenced to life imprisonment, plus 20 years, for murder and robbery in 1999 wants the High Court to grant him leave t…

[New Era] Windhoek -One of the co-accused of the infamous robber and murderer Paulus Shimweefeleni - also known as 'Ninja' - who was sentenced to life imprisonment, plus 20 years, for murder and robbery in 1999 wants the High Court to grant him leave to appeal to the Supreme Court against his conviction and sentence.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Farmers Can’t Fight Desertification Alone

[IRIN] When Abbas Gandi lost a large portion of his crops to the combined ravages of desertification and drought a few years ago, he was so disillusioned he considered abandoning his 10-hectare farmland.

[IRIN] When Abbas Gandi lost a large portion of his crops to the combined ravages of desertification and drought a few years ago, he was so disillusioned he considered abandoning his 10-hectare farmland.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Murder Confession Was Voluntary, Says Magistrate

[New Era] Windhoek -The magistrate who took down the confession of Annastancia Nalucha Lubinda, 34, in which she admitted to hiring five men to kill her husband, Peter Riscoh Muleke, 36, testified yesterday before Acting High Court Judge Johanna Salion…

[New Era] Windhoek -The magistrate who took down the confession of Annastancia Nalucha Lubinda, 34, in which she admitted to hiring five men to kill her husband, Peter Riscoh Muleke, 36, testified yesterday before Acting High Court Judge Johanna Salionga that the confession was made freely and voluntarily.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Police Unit Probe Could Reveal If Officials On Gang Payroll

[News24Wire] A Hawks investigation could reveal whether officials, including those from the City of Cape Town, have been working with gangsters and assisting them in various activities including drug trafficking.News24 this week asked the Hawks if they…

[News24Wire] A Hawks investigation could reveal whether officials, including those from the City of Cape Town, have been working with gangsters and assisting them in various activities including drug trafficking.News24 this week asked the Hawks if they were investigating any city officials for possibly being involved in drug dealing or trafficking.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Lynne Brown On Parliamentary Inquiry of State-Owned Companies

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown has requested that Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises be even-handed and allow those who have been accused by selected witnesses, an opportunity to state their positions a…

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown has requested that Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises be even-handed and allow those who have been accused by selected witnesses, an opportunity to state their positions at the inquiry.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

I Am Prepared to Lead, Says Mkhize As He Calls for Unity

[News24Wire] ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize says it will do the ANC no good to go into its 54 th national elective conference in December divided. Mkhize said those hoping to succeed President Jacob Zuma as ANC president needed to communicate a mes…

[News24Wire] ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize says it will do the ANC no good to go into its 54 th national elective conference in December divided. Mkhize said those hoping to succeed President Jacob Zuma as ANC president needed to communicate a message of unity ahead of the event.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Geingob Has More to Offer

[New Era] If ever there was any illusion about the gulf in leadership ability between the [Acting] President of SWAPO and his challengers, it is becoming more apparent as we draw closer to the Swapo 6th congress. One is therefore left dumbfounded by th…

[New Era] If ever there was any illusion about the gulf in leadership ability between the [Acting] President of SWAPO and his challengers, it is becoming more apparent as we draw closer to the Swapo 6th congress. One is therefore left dumbfounded by the lack of direction by President Hage Geingob's rivals.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Business As Usual in Harare

[News24Wire] Most retail outlets have opened for business despite the armed forces seizing control of the southern African country, including the state-owned Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation.

[News24Wire] Most retail outlets have opened for business despite the armed forces seizing control of the southern African country, including the state-owned Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Zim Universities Hold Off Lectures As Army Takes Control

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean universities advised students to stay at home on Wednesday as the uniformed forces in the country took over power after announcing on state broadcaster, ZTV, early on Wednesday that they were “targeting criminals” around Preside…

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean universities advised students to stay at home on Wednesday as the uniformed forces in the country took over power after announcing on state broadcaster, ZTV, early on Wednesday that they were "targeting criminals" around President Robert Mugabe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe