Bad Publicity Hampers Our Work – LNOC

[Lesotho Times] THE Lesotho National Olympic Committee (LNOC) has been in the news since their controversial elections in February were disputed by some of the affiliates leading to an arbitration award by Advocate Rasekoai which called for fresh polls.

[Lesotho Times] THE Lesotho National Olympic Committee (LNOC) has been in the news since their controversial elections in February were disputed by some of the affiliates leading to an arbitration award by Advocate Rasekoai which called for fresh polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Kasukuwere Calls for Shelter Afrique’s Recapitalisation

[The Herald] Shelter Afrique was this year hit by a liquidity crunch, forcing the financial institution to call for capital from shareholders. Shelter Afrique is the only pan-African financial institution that exclusively supports the development of ho…

[The Herald] Shelter Afrique was this year hit by a liquidity crunch, forcing the financial institution to call for capital from shareholders. Shelter Afrique is the only pan-African financial institution that exclusively supports the development of housing and real estate sector in Africa. To date, 40 pledges have been made and redeemed. The financial institution subsists primarily on subscriptions from member states or shareholders and the moment the blood stream is blocked, the company's existence is jeopardised.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

As Another Prediction Comes True, Mapeza Can Only Hope

[The Herald] ON Wednesday night, a bold cover page prediction by Sports Illustrated magazine, three years ago, that Houston Astros were going to win the 2017 Baseball World Series — just months after the Texas franchise had suffered a club record 111 …

[The Herald] ON Wednesday night, a bold cover page prediction by Sports Illustrated magazine, three years ago, that Houston Astros were going to win the 2017 Baseball World Series -- just months after the Texas franchise had suffered a club record 111 losses the previous season -- came to pass in spectacular fashion in Los Angeles.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Prophet’ Sentenced to 60 Years in Prison for Rape

[The Herald] A Five Fold Ministries prophet, who raped a congregant on five occasions and impregnated her before advising her to abort, was yesterday sentenced to 60 years in prison, but will serve an effective 50 years after part of the term was set a…

[The Herald] A Five Fold Ministries prophet, who raped a congregant on five occasions and impregnated her before advising her to abort, was yesterday sentenced to 60 years in prison, but will serve an effective 50 years after part of the term was set aside for good behaviour. Admire Maurukira (29) took advantage of the 21-year-old woman, who had been taken to him for deliverance since she was "under attack by evil spirits".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Wits University Will Not Shut Down – SRC

[News24Wire] Students at Wits University should continue with their studies and prepare for examinations as normal, the institution’s Student Representative Council (SRC) has said.

[News24Wire] Students at Wits University should continue with their studies and prepare for examinations as normal, the institution's Student Representative Council (SRC) has said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mandigora Receives His Funds

[The Herald] Former Dynamos and Highlanders striker Makwinji “Kwinji 15′ Soma-Phiri yesterday handed over the money raised by former Zimbabwean players based in the United Kingdom to help David Mandigora who recently had his leg amputated. Soma-Phiri h…

[The Herald] Former Dynamos and Highlanders striker Makwinji "Kwinji 15' Soma-Phiri yesterday handed over the money raised by former Zimbabwean players based in the United Kingdom to help David Mandigora who recently had his leg amputated. Soma-Phiri handed over $1 070 to the legend.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Burundian Journalists Lack Forum to Discuss Their Challenges

[Iwacu] On 2 November, Burundi joins the world in celebrating the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. Some Burundian journalists say they lack a forum where they can talk about the problems they are often faced with. “It’s…

[Iwacu] On 2 November, Burundi joins the world in celebrating the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. Some Burundian journalists say they lack a forum where they can talk about the problems they are often faced with. "It's a big challenge that we do not have a forum or another appropriate platform to talk about our profession-related issues", says a journalist working for a local radio station in the capital Bujumbura.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Children Under 15 Recruited to Cook for Fishermen in Rumonge

[Iwacu] In Rumonge province, children under 15 years are recruited to cook for fishermen. They are hired to replace women who used to do the job. Activists demand the government to send those children back to school.

[Iwacu] In Rumonge province, children under 15 years are recruited to cook for fishermen. They are hired to replace women who used to do the job. Activists demand the government to send those children back to school.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi