World Mourns Death of Liberation Icon Ya Toivo

[New Era] Windhoek -Words of admiration flowed in from freedom fighters, heads of state and many more including South African political parties and other African organisations for Namibia’s revered anti-apartheid struggle icon, Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, …

[New Era] Windhoek -Words of admiration flowed in from freedom fighters, heads of state and many more including South African political parties and other African organisations for Namibia's revered anti-apartheid struggle icon, Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, who died in Windhoek at the age of 92.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

The Battle for Control of the State Isn’t Just About Personalities

[The Conversation Africa] It is probably no consolation to Brian Molefe, the CEO of South Africa’s power utility Eskom, that his woes are evidence that President Jacob Zuma’s March cabinet reshuffle has so far had precisely the opposite effect to that …

[The Conversation Africa] It is probably no consolation to Brian Molefe, the CEO of South Africa's power utility Eskom, that his woes are evidence that President Jacob Zuma's March cabinet reshuffle has so far had precisely the opposite effect to that which was expected.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Kasukuwere Fails to Account for U.S.$40,000 Youth Funds

[The Herald] Embattled Zanu-PF national political commissar Cde Saviour Kasukuwere’s younger brother Mr Stanley Kasukuwere has been accused of looting $40 000 disbursed by Government for the Zimbabwe National Youth Games held in Bindura in April. The s…

[The Herald] Embattled Zanu-PF national political commissar Cde Saviour Kasukuwere's younger brother Mr Stanley Kasukuwere has been accused of looting $40 000 disbursed by Government for the Zimbabwe National Youth Games held in Bindura in April. The senior Kasukuwere is battling to cleanse his name after nine of 10 Zanu-PF provinces rejected him on account of fomenting divisions in the ruling party and creating parallel structures with a view to toppling President Mugabe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Road Carnage – Govt Must Take Blame

[Zimbabwe Standard] The horrific bus accident that claimed the lives of 43 people and seriously injured 24 others near Nyamakate along the Harare-Chirundu highway must jolt the government to abandon its business-as-usual approach in the face of mountin…

[Zimbabwe Standard] The horrific bus accident that claimed the lives of 43 people and seriously injured 24 others near Nyamakate along the Harare-Chirundu highway must jolt the government to abandon its business-as-usual approach in the face of mounting disasters that could otherwise be avoided.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Harare-Chirundu Highway Crash Victims Recount Horror

[Zimbabwe Standard] For a moment, Calisto Nyika thought he was dreaming as he stepped on dead bodies trying to navigate his way out of the wreckage of the King Lion bus in the dead of the night.

[Zimbabwe Standard] For a moment, Calisto Nyika thought he was dreaming as he stepped on dead bodies trying to navigate his way out of the wreckage of the King Lion bus in the dead of the night.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Transporters Lament Continued Loss of Life On Roads

[The Herald] Transport operators have urged motorists to follow traffic rules and regulations when travelling on the roads to avoid road accidents that have claimed a lot of lives in recent months. This comes after a horror bus crash that claimed 43 li…

[The Herald] Transport operators have urged motorists to follow traffic rules and regulations when travelling on the roads to avoid road accidents that have claimed a lot of lives in recent months. This comes after a horror bus crash that claimed 43 lives and injured 33 others along the Harare-Chirundu Highway on Wednesday night. In a statement on Friday, Greater Harare Association of Commuter Operators secretary general Mr Ngoni Katsvairo said they were shocked and saddened by the accident.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Dreams of Europe Dashed, Senegalese Migrants Fly Home From Libya ‘Hell’

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Hundreds of Senegalese migrants have been flown home in the past week, saying their dreams of a new life in Europe were dashed after they crossed the Sahara desert only to endure the ‘hell’ of imprisonment in Libya.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Hundreds of Senegalese migrants have been flown home in the past week, saying their dreams of a new life in Europe were dashed after they crossed the Sahara desert only to endure the 'hell' of imprisonment in Libya.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Coach Still Hopeful of 2019 AFCON Qualification

[New Era] Windhoek -Despite a narrow 1-0 defeat against Guinea-Bissau in their Group K 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualification match on Saturday, Brave Warriors mentor Ricardo Mannetti remains optimistic about Namibia’s chances of qualifying a…

[New Era] Windhoek -Despite a narrow 1-0 defeat against Guinea-Bissau in their Group K 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualification match on Saturday, Brave Warriors mentor Ricardo Mannetti remains optimistic about Namibia's chances of qualifying and insists there's no need to press the panic buttons yet.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia