Kamba Laid to Rest

[The Herald] Dr Angeline Kamba, the first black Zimbabwean to head the National Archives and widow of the first black Vice Chancellor of the University of Zimbabwe Professor Walter Kamba, was buried at Warren Hills Cemetery in Harare yesterday. Family,…

[The Herald] Dr Angeline Kamba, the first black Zimbabwean to head the National Archives and widow of the first black Vice Chancellor of the University of Zimbabwe Professor Walter Kamba, was buried at Warren Hills Cemetery in Harare yesterday. Family, friends, former workmates and Government officials thronged Warren Hills Cemetery to bid farewell to Dr Kamba. She was given a State-assisted funeral.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ruling Party Provincial, Regional Congresses Placed on Ice

[News24Wire] To ensure that the ANC’s December elective conference goes ahead, ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe has banned regional and provincial congresses after September 30.

[News24Wire] To ensure that the ANC's December elective conference goes ahead, ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe has banned regional and provincial congresses after September 30.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Trouble of Nigerian Culture Writing

[This is Africa] Culture journalism in Nigeria is bogged down in a lack of skill, professionalism and basic appreciation for the quality of the craft, writes TIA culture critic Oris Aigbokhaevbolo

[This is Africa] Culture journalism in Nigeria is bogged down in a lack of skill, professionalism and basic appreciation for the quality of the craft, writes TIA culture critic Oris Aigbokhaevbolo

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Story Behind Kenzo, Mani Martin ‘Afro’ Remix Collabo

[New Times] “When I did this song the idea was to make it a song for Africa, so when I was looking for artistes that are making it on the African continent I believed in Kenzo because he is one of East Africa’s biggest exports to the whole continent an…

[New Times] "When I did this song the idea was to make it a song for Africa, so when I was looking for artistes that are making it on the African continent I believed in Kenzo because he is one of East Africa's biggest exports to the whole continent and the world," Mani Martin explains the genesis of the collabo.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Election Re-Run in Doubt Amid Technology Issues and High Court Hearings

[Deutsche Welle] Kenya’s electoral commission is struggling to upgrade voter technology in time, while minority candidate Ekuru Aukos says he also wants to be included in the poll.

[Deutsche Welle] Kenya's electoral commission is struggling to upgrade voter technology in time, while minority candidate Ekuru Aukos says he also wants to be included in the poll.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Afghans Provide Govt Guarantees

[The Herald] Afghanistan Interior Minister Wais Barmak has written to Zimbabwe’s Minister of Sport and Recreation Makhosini Hlongwane to provide guarantees on the safety of the 11 local cricketers playing in the Asian country’s Shpageeza Twenty20 Crick…

[The Herald] Afghanistan Interior Minister Wais Barmak has written to Zimbabwe's Minister of Sport and Recreation Makhosini Hlongwane to provide guarantees on the safety of the 11 local cricketers playing in the Asian country's Shpageeza Twenty20 Cricket League. In a letter dated 15 September, Barmak expressed his appreciation to the Zimbabwean Government for the continuous collaboration in the area of sport with the relationship between the two nations having grown stronger over the years.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt, University Lecturers Meet Over Grievances

[New Zimbabwe] National University of Science and Technology (NUST) academic staff are set for a crunch meeting with the management and a government delegation this Thursday to iron out problems bedevilling the institution.

[New Zimbabwe] National University of Science and Technology (NUST) academic staff are set for a crunch meeting with the management and a government delegation this Thursday to iron out problems bedevilling the institution.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Bank of Kigali in New Drive to Deepen Financial Inclusion

[New Times] Bank of Kigali says it aims at shooting three birds with one stone through its Bigereho Na BK campaign activated three weeks ago, by, first educating Rwandans on benefits of working with banks, then entice them to open or reactivate account…

[New Times] Bank of Kigali says it aims at shooting three birds with one stone through its Bigereho Na BK campaign activated three weeks ago, by, first educating Rwandans on benefits of working with banks, then entice them to open or reactivate accounts and encourage them to save regularly.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Govt Officials to Escort Seized Gems to Belgium

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Government officials will escort the seized diamonds to Antwerp, Belgium where they are also expected to witness the auction that will determine the market value of gemstones impounded last week for undervaluation.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Government officials will escort the seized diamonds to Antwerp, Belgium where they are also expected to witness the auction that will determine the market value of gemstones impounded last week for undervaluation.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania