Ruling Party’s Wadyajena Denounces Violence

[The Herald] Gokwe Nembudziya legislator Cde Justice Mayor Wadyajena has denounced violence and implored party supporters to campaign peacefully and not use violence against political rivals ahead of the 2018 harmonised elections.Cde Wadyajena, who is …

[The Herald] Gokwe Nembudziya legislator Cde Justice Mayor Wadyajena has denounced violence and implored party supporters to campaign peacefully and not use violence against political rivals ahead of the 2018 harmonised elections.Cde Wadyajena, who is also Zanu-PF Midlands provincial secretary for Administration in the Youth League, said opposition parties might use violence as an excuse to discredit elections they are bound to lose.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Harare International Carnival Lures Werrason

[The Herald] After hosting Congolese rhumba giant Koffi Olomide at an exciting show during last year’s Harare International Carnival, organisers of the annual fete are luring Werrason, another rhumba expert from the DRC for this year’s carnival.

[The Herald] After hosting Congolese rhumba giant Koffi Olomide at an exciting show during last year's Harare International Carnival, organisers of the annual fete are luring Werrason, another rhumba expert from the DRC for this year's carnival.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Agribank, FBC to Raise U.S.$20 Million Agro Bills

[The Herald] Agribank and FBC are getting into the market to raise $20 million through agro bills so as to support agricultural activities in the impending 2017/18 summer cropping season.

[The Herald] Agribank and FBC are getting into the market to raise $20 million through agro bills so as to support agricultural activities in the impending 2017/18 summer cropping season.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kipyegon Bett Bags Bronze in 800m

[Nation] Kenya relinquished the World 800 title when World Under-20 champion Kipyegon Bett settled for bronze at London’s Olympic Stadium on Tuesday.

[Nation] Kenya relinquished the World 800 title when World Under-20 champion Kipyegon Bett settled for bronze at London's Olympic Stadium on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

After 16 Years of Glitz and Glamour, Kemboi Finally Quits Steeplechase

[Nation] After an illustrious career that has seen him bag medals for the last 16 years, Ezekiel Kemboi, the world’s most decorated 3,000 metres steeplechase runner, has quit the track and will shift to the road for his first marathon in April.

[Nation] After an illustrious career that has seen him bag medals for the last 16 years, Ezekiel Kemboi, the world's most decorated 3,000 metres steeplechase runner, has quit the track and will shift to the road for his first marathon in April.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Motion of No Confidence – a Tale of Two Marches

[Daily Maverick] Tuesday was a long day for the supporters of political parties who descended on central Cape Town in their thousands to follow Parliament’s motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma. Bar a few minor incidents, the violence many h…

[Daily Maverick] Tuesday was a long day for the supporters of political parties who descended on central Cape Town in their thousands to follow Parliament's motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma. Bar a few minor incidents, the violence many had feared might erupt between opposing parties failed to transpire. In the end, the EFF's Julius Malema said it best: "Whether you liked or hated the vote's outcome, peaceful democracy won the day." By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Part of Gold Revenues to Be Allocated to States

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Kadugli -The Minister of Minerals intends to allocate a portion of the revenues from gold mining and other minerals to the states, and to provide services to traditional miners who work in harsh and unhealthy environments.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Kadugli -The Minister of Minerals intends to allocate a portion of the revenues from gold mining and other minerals to the states, and to provide services to traditional miners who work in harsh and unhealthy environments.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Civil Society Supports Port Sudan Workers

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -Civil society assemblies in Port Sudan continue to denounce the state’s government decision to establish new companies for loading and unloading at the ports. The move may negatively affect thousands of port workers.

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -Civil society assemblies in Port Sudan continue to denounce the state's government decision to establish new companies for loading and unloading at the ports. The move may negatively affect thousands of port workers.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Reflections On a Patriarchal Society and the Broad Tent of Non-Accountability

[Daily Maverick] This past weekend Mduduzi Manana allegedly violently assaulted Mandisa Duma. The conduct and actions of Manana, South Africa’s Deputy Minister of Higher Education, should not surprise us. Violence against women is meted out each day wi…

[Daily Maverick] This past weekend Mduduzi Manana allegedly violently assaulted Mandisa Duma. The conduct and actions of Manana, South Africa's Deputy Minister of Higher Education, should not surprise us. Violence against women is meted out each day with very little consequence for those perpetrators. In fact, violence against women in many circles is even celebrated and praised. Importantly, patriarchy and the misogynistic tendencies in our society is not isolated to those that have been sworn to serve as Deputy Ministers

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa