Aid Agencies on Alert Amid Low Rainfall

[VOA] In Somalia, low rainfall for a fifth consecutive growing season has aid agencies sounding the alert. More than a third of the population is in need of food assistance, and that number could grow in coming months.

[VOA] In Somalia, low rainfall for a fifth consecutive growing season has aid agencies sounding the alert. More than a third of the population is in need of food assistance, and that number could grow in coming months.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Triumphant Mnangagwa Heads Home

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa returns home after a successful trip during which he held fruitful high-level meetings with renowned businesspeople, directors of multilateral institutions and political leaders in Switzerland and Ethiopia. The Presiden…

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa returns home after a successful trip during which he held fruitful high-level meetings with renowned businesspeople, directors of multilateral institutions and political leaders in Switzerland and Ethiopia. The President first attended the 48th edition of the World Economic Forum from January 23 to 26, marking his first trip out of Africa and capped the roundtrip with a stopover in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the 30th African Union Summit.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

EU, AU Pledge to Support Zimbabwe

[The Herald] Addis Ababa -The European Union (EU) and African Union (AU) have both pledged unwavering support to President Mnangagwa’s Government in its efforts to reintegrate Zimbabwe into the international community and reforms to place the economy o…

[The Herald] Addis Ababa -The European Union (EU) and African Union (AU) have both pledged unwavering support to President Mnangagwa's Government in its efforts to reintegrate Zimbabwe into the international community and reforms to place the economy on a growth trajectory. AU chairperson Mr Moussa Faki Mahamat will visit Zimbabwe soon to assess how the AU can support the country in its preparations for harmonised elections, to be held by June this year and renewed efforts to have illegal sanctions imposed by the West lifted.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Army Dismisses Deployment Claims

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe National Army yesterday dismissed claims by some online publications that it deployed soldiers in Nkayi, who were causing terror in villages. In a statement yesterday, Director Army Public Relations Lieutenant-Colonel Alphios …

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe National Army yesterday dismissed claims by some online publications that it deployed soldiers in Nkayi, who were causing terror in villages. In a statement yesterday, Director Army Public Relations Lieutenant-Colonel Alphios Makotore said the claims were false. "Reference is hereby made to a story 'Soldiers Causing Terror, Havoc in Nkayi' which was published in an online edition on 23 January 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Civil Society Voter Registration Campaign Reaches Bvenge

[Kubatana.net] Bvenge shopping centre, down in Mt. Darwin area in Mashonaland Central province of Zimbabwe, can be reached after labouring in the sweltering heat through a gravel road lined with wilting crops of maize and tobacco.

[Kubatana.net] Bvenge shopping centre, down in Mt. Darwin area in Mashonaland Central province of Zimbabwe, can be reached after labouring in the sweltering heat through a gravel road lined with wilting crops of maize and tobacco.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Minister Nankhumwa Stopped From Installing Chief

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Local Government, Kondwani Nankhumwa has been stopped from installing Ackim Kawonga as the Chief Nthakire of Chitipa by members of the protesting family in the Nthalire chieftaincy as there is unresolved court case.

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Local Government, Kondwani Nankhumwa has been stopped from installing Ackim Kawonga as the Chief Nthakire of Chitipa by members of the protesting family in the Nthalire chieftaincy as there is unresolved court case.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Youths Urged to Be Responsible

[Malawi News Agency] Machinga -Youth in the country need to be provide with a conducive democratic space if they are to contribute positively to their social economic development.

[Malawi News Agency] Machinga -Youth in the country need to be provide with a conducive democratic space if they are to contribute positively to their social economic development.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

UN Peacekeeper Killed in South Kivu

[VOA] A United Nations peacekeeper from Pakistan was killed in an ambush Saturday in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He was deployed with the U.N. Stabilization Mission in the DRC, also know by its French acronym, MONUSCO.

[VOA] A United Nations peacekeeper from Pakistan was killed in an ambush Saturday in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He was deployed with the U.N. Stabilization Mission in the DRC, also know by its French acronym, MONUSCO.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa