Govt Freezes Retrenchments

[The Herald] The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has frozen the rationalisation exercise in the public service which sought to cut Government’s wage bill, it has emerged. CSC chairperson Dr Mariyawanda Nzuwah yesterday said the freeze would remain in pl…

[The Herald] The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has frozen the rationalisation exercise in the public service which sought to cut Government's wage bill, it has emerged. CSC chairperson Dr Mariyawanda Nzuwah yesterday said the freeze would remain in place until the commission gets guidance from Cabinet. This comes after youths, together with Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Minister Patrick Zhuwao, last week complained to President Mugabe that thousands of young people were facing retrenchment from Govern

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa A Visionary Leader, Says Intelligence Minister Mohadi

[New Zimbabwe] State minister Kembo Mohadi on Friday inadvertently revealed that one of the major challenges facing Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa in his presidential bid is the problem of “perception”.

[New Zimbabwe] State minister Kembo Mohadi on Friday inadvertently revealed that one of the major challenges facing Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa in his presidential bid is the problem of "perception".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

’90 Sudanese Fighting for Militants’ – Report

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The number of Sudanese enrolled in the Islamic State (Da’ash) is recorded at 90 people, including 50 in Syria and Iraq and 40 in Libya. An estimated 70 Sudanese died while fighting for the terrorist group.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The number of Sudanese enrolled in the Islamic State (Da'ash) is recorded at 90 people, including 50 in Syria and Iraq and 40 in Libya. An estimated 70 Sudanese died while fighting for the terrorist group.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Loss of N30 Trillion – We’re Ready to Execute Senate’s Arrest Order On 30 CEOs – Police

[Premium Times] The police have said they would carry out the order by the Nigerian Senate to arrest the chief executive officer of 30 companies alleged to have been involved in the loss of revenue believed to be N30 trillion in the maritime sector.

[Premium Times] The police have said they would carry out the order by the Nigerian Senate to arrest the chief executive officer of 30 companies alleged to have been involved in the loss of revenue believed to be N30 trillion in the maritime sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Drama As a Student Holds Man ‘Hostage’ for Allegedly Refusing to Pay for Sex

[Premium Times] A dramatic scene played out at the town campus of the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Monday afternoon when a female student of the school held a man ‘hostage’ for refusing to pay her after he allegedly had sex with her.

[Premium Times] A dramatic scene played out at the town campus of the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Monday afternoon when a female student of the school held a man 'hostage' for refusing to pay her after he allegedly had sex with her.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Teachers Beat Boys On Naked Buttocks

[Swazi Media] Boys at a Swaziland school say they are forced to take down their trousers and underpants to allow teachers to beat them on the bare bottom. Corporal punishment was abolished in Swazi schools in 2015.

[Swazi Media] Boys at a Swaziland school say they are forced to take down their trousers and underpants to allow teachers to beat them on the bare bottom. Corporal punishment was abolished in Swazi schools in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Activist Stands for Parliament On Anti-Corruption Programme

[RFI] A Kenyan social and political activist is standing for parliament on a hard-line, anti-corruption platform. But can Kenyans, accustomed to election bribery and voting on ethnic lines, get on-board with his platform?

[RFI] A Kenyan social and political activist is standing for parliament on a hard-line, anti-corruption platform. But can Kenyans, accustomed to election bribery and voting on ethnic lines, get on-board with his platform?

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya