Mental Patient Stones 85-Year-Old Father to Death

[New Zimbabwe] Pestering children to take their medication ended fatally for an 85-year-old Chiredzi man when he was stoned to death by his son over the issue, Masvingo police have revealed.

[New Zimbabwe] Pestering children to take their medication ended fatally for an 85-year-old Chiredzi man when he was stoned to death by his son over the issue, Masvingo police have revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Digital Payments Helping Reduce Poverty Among Small Farmers, Shows Study

[Nation] A new case study by the United Nations (UN) shows that digitisation of agricultural input payments is helping in tackling poverty among small-scale farmers in Kenya.

[Nation] A new case study by the United Nations (UN) shows that digitisation of agricultural input payments is helping in tackling poverty among small-scale farmers in Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

allAfrica Under the Weather – Office Due to Close for #CapeStorm

[allAfrica] The Cape Town office for allAfrica.com will be closed on June 7, 2017, after the South African Weather Service issued a warning of mudslides, flash flooding, hail and gale-force winds due to an approaching storm. But it doesn’t mean there’l…

[allAfrica] The Cape Town office for allAfrica.com will be closed on June 7, 2017, after the South African Weather Service issued a warning of mudslides, flash flooding, hail and gale-force winds due to an approaching storm. But it doesn't mean there'll be stale news on Wednesday - the aggregator's virtual tools allow us to work from anywhere in the world.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Boss Chihuri Defends Use of Spikes

[The Herald] Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri has said the use of spikes at roadblocks is a necessary defence for traffic police officers who risk being run over by unruly motorists amid claims that at least 36 officers were either killed …

[The Herald] Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri has said the use of spikes at roadblocks is a necessary defence for traffic police officers who risk being run over by unruly motorists amid claims that at least 36 officers were either killed or injured on the country's roads last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

KDF and Police Officers Survive Al Shabaab Attack

[Shabelle] A convoy of Kenya Defence Force (KDF) and the police on Monday, June 5, narrowly survived death in Wajir county. The security officers were in a joint operation in search of al-Shabaab militants, when their convoy was attacked with an Improv…

[Shabelle] A convoy of Kenya Defence Force (KDF) and the police on Monday, June 5, narrowly survived death in Wajir county. The security officers were in a joint operation in search of al-Shabaab militants, when their convoy was attacked with an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Suspected U.S. Jets Bomb Al Shabaab Convoy in Somalia

[Shabelle] Suspected US fighter jets have launched an overnight airstrike in Southern Somalia, targeting a convoy of vehicles reportedly carrying senior Al shabaab commanders.

[Shabelle] Suspected US fighter jets have launched an overnight airstrike in Southern Somalia, targeting a convoy of vehicles reportedly carrying senior Al shabaab commanders.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia