Grace Mugabe Grabs Iconic Mazowe Dam

[Zimbabwe Independent] First Lady Grace Mugabe is continuing to expand her vast empire in the scenic Mazowe area of Mashonaland Central province; this time by grabbing the state-owned iconic Mazowe Dam almost a century after it was built and surroundin…

[Zimbabwe Independent] First Lady Grace Mugabe is continuing to expand her vast empire in the scenic Mazowe area of Mashonaland Central province; this time by grabbing the state-owned iconic Mazowe Dam almost a century after it was built and surrounding tracts of land.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tech – Hackers Breached At Least a Dozen Us Nuclear Power Sites – – and Officials Are Zeroing in On a Familiar Player

[Business Day] US officials have concluded that hackers working on behalf of a foreign power recently breached at least a dozen US nuclear power sites, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.

[Business Day] US officials have concluded that hackers working on behalf of a foreign power recently breached at least a dozen US nuclear power sites, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Stand Up Comedy Takes Shape

[Nyasa Times] Developments to unearth stand up comedy in the country are taking shape as M-Threatre and a group of enthusiasts have started to explore uncharted waters.

[Nyasa Times] Developments to unearth stand up comedy in the country are taking shape as M-Threatre and a group of enthusiasts have started to explore uncharted waters.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Does the Looting Continue?

[Namibian] Investigative journalism has brought into the public domain what seems to be another shady deal. Reportedly, attorney general Sacky Shanghala had sought the advice of mainly British ‘legal experts’. This also involved a Namibian lawyer based…

[Namibian] Investigative journalism has brought into the public domain what seems to be another shady deal. Reportedly, attorney general Sacky Shanghala had sought the advice of mainly British 'legal experts'. This also involved a Namibian lawyer based in the UK.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Warriors Coach Chidzambwa On the Brink of Cosafa History

[The Herald] Zimbabwe coach Sunday Chidzambwa, standing on the threshold of a record third COSAFA Castle Cup title, has demanded total concentration from his charges as he seeks his second triumph over Zambia in the final of this regional competition. …

[The Herald] Zimbabwe coach Sunday Chidzambwa, standing on the threshold of a record third COSAFA Castle Cup title, has demanded total concentration from his charges as he seeks his second triumph over Zambia in the final of this regional competition. The Warriors and Chipolopolo will clash at Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace on Sunday with either side aiming at a record-breaking fifth title.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Right of Reply – Secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana Responds to Marianne Merten

[Daily Maverick] Studies in experimental psychology tell us about a phenomenon known as the illusory truth effect. This is the idea that if you repeat something often enough, people will slowly start to believe it is true. This mantra epitomises Marian…

[Daily Maverick] Studies in experimental psychology tell us about a phenomenon known as the illusory truth effect. This is the idea that if you repeat something often enough, people will slowly start to believe it is true. This mantra epitomises Marianne Merten's journalistic work. As a parliamentary reporter, Merten dedicates her precious energy and time in her articles about Parliament to repeat rumour, innuendo and allegations, which are usually creatively dressed up as absolute truth or facts. By GENGEZI MGIDLANA.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SME Bank Hangs By Fingernails

[New Era] Windhoek -The fate of the SME Bank was essentially sealed yesterday, with the main shareholder – the Namibian government – announcing that winding up operations was the best option as opposed to injecting an additional N$359 million into an i…

[New Era] Windhoek -The fate of the SME Bank was essentially sealed yesterday, with the main shareholder - the Namibian government - announcing that winding up operations was the best option as opposed to injecting an additional N$359 million into an institution that is allegedly damaged beyond repair by mismanagement.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

How Our Cricketers Became Chevrons

[Zimbabwe Independent] I HAVE recently found myself being asked quite a few times to explain the origins of the name Chevrons in relation to Zimbabwe’s cricket team.

[Zimbabwe Independent] I HAVE recently found myself being asked quite a few times to explain the origins of the name Chevrons in relation to Zimbabwe's cricket team.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tender Scam Rocks District Development Fund

[Zimbabwe Independent] The District Development Fund (DDF), which falls under the Office of the President and Cabinet, flouted State Procurement Board (SPB) regulations when it handpicked several companies, believed to be politically-connected, and awa…

[Zimbabwe Independent] The District Development Fund (DDF), which falls under the Office of the President and Cabinet, flouted State Procurement Board (SPB) regulations when it handpicked several companies, believed to be politically-connected, and awarded them contracts to repair roads around the provinces without written contracts or going through tender processes.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe