Opposition Ropes in Lucius Band to Boost Campaign

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Congress Party (MCP) candidate Ulemu Msungama who has successfully challenged the results of the parliamentary election in which Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) declared Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Bentley Namasa…

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Congress Party (MCP) candidate Ulemu Msungama who has successfully challenged the results of the parliamentary election in which Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) declared Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Bentley Namasasu winner by 98 votes in 2014, over the weekend engaged the famous Malawi's music icon-cum politician , 'Soldier' Luscious Banda to boost his campaign for October 17 by-election.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Digital Encode Wins Cyber-Security Company Award

[This Day] Digital Encode has again been recognised for its quality-driven operations and global best practice standards in Information Security Management and Compliance Advisory ecosystem with the award as the ‘Africa’s Most Innovative Quality Cyber-…

[This Day] Digital Encode has again been recognised for its quality-driven operations and global best practice standards in Information Security Management and Compliance Advisory ecosystem with the award as the 'Africa's Most Innovative Quality Cyber-Security Consulting Company'.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

State Has Failed to Prosecute 2011 Murder Suspects

[Nyasa Times] The High Court of Malawi has relaxed bail conditions for two of the 15 people suspected of a role in the 2011 mysterious death of Robert Chasowa, a fourth year engineering student at The Polytechnic, and given them back their K250 000 cas…

[Nyasa Times] The High Court of Malawi has relaxed bail conditions for two of the 15 people suspected of a role in the 2011 mysterious death of Robert Chasowa, a fourth year engineering student at The Polytechnic, and given them back their K250 000 cash bail bond.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Opposition Party Aims to Ban Unrecyclable Plastic Shopping Bags

[News24Wire] The DA-led Western Cape government has been mandated to pass legislation to prohibit the sale and distribution of plastic shopping bags that aren’t 100% recyclable.

[News24Wire] The DA-led Western Cape government has been mandated to pass legislation to prohibit the sale and distribution of plastic shopping bags that aren't 100% recyclable.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cotton Farmers Admit to Side-Marketing

[The Herald] Cotton farmers in border-lying areas of Mashonaland Central have admitted to side-marketing the crop for which they received free inputs under the Presidential Well Wishers Agricultural Inputs Scheme through Cottco to Mozambique. The farme…

[The Herald] Cotton farmers in border-lying areas of Mashonaland Central have admitted to side-marketing the crop for which they received free inputs under the Presidential Well Wishers Agricultural Inputs Scheme through Cottco to Mozambique. The farmers appealed to Government to improve payment modalities to reduce cases of smuggling of the crop to neighbouring countries. The farmers were supported with free inputs under the Presidential Well Wishers Agricultural Inputs Scheme, but during marketing this year some of t

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Wenera Returns to the Big Screen

[The Herald] Season six of high-definition popular soap opera “Wenera” premiered on ZBC TV last week. The soap is centred on saga of rival over a diamond company between Shumba and Wenera, while in the Wenera family the struggle continues between the f…

[The Herald] Season six of high-definition popular soap opera "Wenera" premiered on ZBC TV last week. The soap is centred on saga of rival over a diamond company between Shumba and Wenera, while in the Wenera family the struggle continues between the family members. It tackles issues to do with deception, anticipation, power over other people, the love of money and living that influences relationships between rivals and family members. In an interview, Wenera executive producer Eddie Ndlovu said the new season is packe

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Dalai Lama – Desmond Tutu ‘Very Precious in This Troubled World’

[News24Wire] Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu should live “at least [a] few years” more, the Dalai Lama said in celebration of Tutu’s 86th birthday on Saturday.

[News24Wire] Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu should live "at least [a] few years" more, the Dalai Lama said in celebration of Tutu's 86th birthday on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Al-Shabaab Accused of Beheading Man Near Wajid District

[Shabelle] A Somali official has blamed Al Shabaab for the beheading of a man near the southern town of Wajid, located in the country’s southwestern Bakool region on Sunday morning.

[Shabelle] A Somali official has blamed Al Shabaab for the beheading of a man near the southern town of Wajid, located in the country's southwestern Bakool region on Sunday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism Boosted With Security Agreement

[Shabelle] Somali federal and state authorities, together with the international community, agreed on a support and coordination mechanism to put in operation the national strategy to prevent and counter violent extremism.

[Shabelle] Somali federal and state authorities, together with the international community, agreed on a support and coordination mechanism to put in operation the national strategy to prevent and counter violent extremism.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia