Uganda’s ‘Age Limit’ Debate Takes Dramatic Turn

[Independent (Kampala)] Reports just in indicate that the debate on age limits on the Uganda presidency took a new turn Tuesday morning when a meeting of Members of Parliament (MPs) of the ruling party National Resistance Movement (NRM) resolved to mov…

[Independent (Kampala)] Reports just in indicate that the debate on age limits on the Uganda presidency took a new turn Tuesday morning when a meeting of Members of Parliament (MPs) of the ruling party National Resistance Movement (NRM) resolved to move a private members bill to remove the age limit.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mighty Warriors Confident of Victory

[The Herald] Mighty Warriors striker Rutendo Makore is brimming with confidence ahead of their COSAFA Women’s Championship opening encounter against Madagascar this afternoon at Barbourfields. The regional tournament gets underway this morning with a G…

[The Herald] Mighty Warriors striker Rutendo Makore is brimming with confidence ahead of their COSAFA Women's Championship opening encounter against Madagascar this afternoon at Barbourfields. The regional tournament gets underway this morning with a Group C match between Namibia and Botswana at 10:30 am. It will be followed by the encounter between Group A's Zambia and Malawi at 2pm before Zimbabwe clash against Madagascar at 4:30pm in another Group A tie.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar

Broadcasting Authority Appeals Against Kwese TV Licencing

[The Herald] The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) has approached the Supreme Court contesting a High Court decision allowing Econet Media Limited (Mauritius) to distribute Kwese TV satellite content to the Zimbabwean viewership. High Court judg…

[The Herald] The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) has approached the Supreme Court contesting a High Court decision allowing Econet Media Limited (Mauritius) to distribute Kwese TV satellite content to the Zimbabwean viewership. High Court judge Justice Charles Hungwe last week delivered a judgment allowing the firm to provide the service pending confirmation of the provisional order.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Harare to Begin U.S.$144 Million Loan Repayment

[The Herald] Harare City Council has said it will start repaying its $144 million debt to China-Exim Bank this month, although the bank is still to release the outstanding amount of $72 million. The $144 million loan facility was obtained for the rehab…

[The Herald] Harare City Council has said it will start repaying its $144 million debt to China-Exim Bank this month, although the bank is still to release the outstanding amount of $72 million. The $144 million loan facility was obtained for the rehabilitation of Morton Jaffray Water Works and sewer works. The loan was advanced at an interest rate of three percent per annum and over a nine-year tenure.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Country So Rich it Can be Africa’s Best – UNDP Official

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe can easily become the number one country in Africa in terms of per capita income but needed to put its house in order and ensure the country’s more than 40 mineral resources were extracted transparently to benefit all, a United …

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe can easily become the number one country in Africa in terms of per capita income but needed to put its house in order and ensure the country's more than 40 mineral resources were extracted transparently to benefit all, a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) official said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

How MPs Plotted Age Limit Amendment

[Observer] After months of speculation and repeated government denial, a large group of NRM MPs announced yesterday that they intend to table a bill in Parliament on Thursday, which seeks to remove the constitutional cap of 35 and 75 years of age on pr…

[Observer] After months of speculation and repeated government denial, a large group of NRM MPs announced yesterday that they intend to table a bill in Parliament on Thursday, which seeks to remove the constitutional cap of 35 and 75 years of age on presidential candidates.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Evolution of Age Limit Campaign Since 2015

[Observer] The campaign for the removal of the age limit on presidential candidates dramatically moved from the fringes of ruling NRM party activists on to the national stage yesterday.

[Observer] The campaign for the removal of the age limit on presidential candidates dramatically moved from the fringes of ruling NRM party activists on to the national stage yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tsvangirai Sues Mugabe Over Voter Registration Dates

[New Zimbabwe] The Morgan Tsvangirai led MDC has filed an urgent chamber application with the High Court seeking the reversal of the voter registration proclamation dates by President Robert Mugabe.

[New Zimbabwe] The Morgan Tsvangirai led MDC has filed an urgent chamber application with the High Court seeking the reversal of the voter registration proclamation dates by President Robert Mugabe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe