Boost for Rural Electrification

[The Herald] Tendai Mugabe -Rural areas are set for a major boost following the completion of the Rural Energy Master Plan whose implementation will ensure fast-track electrification of marginalised places in readiness for industrialisation and the cre…

[The Herald] Tendai Mugabe -Rural areas are set for a major boost following the completion of the Rural Energy Master Plan whose implementation will ensure fast-track electrification of marginalised places in readiness for industrialisation and the creation of employment. The Rural Energy Master Plan, which took over 29 months to complete, was developed by the Ministry of Energy and Power Development in partnership with Norconsult Consultants.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

What Now For Mugabe Bomb Plot Suspects?

[The Herald] The four men, including jailed Zimbabwe People’s Front president Owen Kuchata, suspected of plotting to bomb the First Family’s dairy farm in Mazowe, were yesterday indicted for trial at the High Court on September 18. Kuchata is serving n…

[The Herald] The four men, including jailed Zimbabwe People's Front president Owen Kuchata, suspected of plotting to bomb the First Family's dairy farm in Mazowe, were yesterday indicted for trial at the High Court on September 18. Kuchata is serving nine years for banditry and money-laundering. He is jointly charged with Borman Ngwenya, a soldier attached to military intelligence; Solomon Makumbe (29), a Zimbabwe National Army corporal; and Silas Pfupa (37), an ex-soldier.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

CAR Tops List of ‘World’s Most Neglected’ Crises

[Al Jazeera] The conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) is the world’s most neglected displacement crisis, according to the Norwegian Refugee Council.

[Al Jazeera] The conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) is the world's most neglected displacement crisis, according to the Norwegian Refugee Council.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Will the Lesotho Army Accept a Thabane Victory?

[ISS] What will it take to cure the chronic instability of Lesotho’s politics? This perennial question looms large once again as the tiny mountain kingdom entirely surrounded by South Africa goes to the polls for general legislative elections on Saturday.

[ISS] What will it take to cure the chronic instability of Lesotho's politics? This perennial question looms large once again as the tiny mountain kingdom entirely surrounded by South Africa goes to the polls for general legislative elections on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Role of Diasporans in Economy Explored

[The Herald] Dr Gift Mugano Diasporans play a critical role in economic development from various fronts be it remittances, trade and investments. Zimbabwe, like any other African country needs remittances, exports and investments to propel the economy….

[The Herald] Dr Gift Mugano Diasporans play a critical role in economic development from various fronts be it remittances, trade and investments. Zimbabwe, like any other African country needs remittances, exports and investments to propel the economy. This week's discussion deals with these three pillars.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Omusati Education Directorate Grounds Fleet Due to Budget Cuts

[New Era] Ongwediva -The Omusati Regional Council’s directorate of education, arts and culture has directed that all government vehicles in the directorate be grounded until further notice, citing far-reaching budgetary cuts.

[New Era] Ongwediva -The Omusati Regional Council's directorate of education, arts and culture has directed that all government vehicles in the directorate be grounded until further notice, citing far-reaching budgetary cuts.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

No Budget or Offices for Ethics Commission

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique’s National Public Ethics Commission is operating without any budget or office space of its own, according to a report by the independent television station, STV.

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's National Public Ethics Commission is operating without any budget or office space of its own, according to a report by the independent television station, STV.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Diplomats Call to ‘Bring Together’ Diaspora Communities

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan ambassadors to some countries have stressed the need to bring together the communities abroad in order to convey the concrete reality of the country and avoid misinformation about the national reality.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan ambassadors to some countries have stressed the need to bring together the communities abroad in order to convey the concrete reality of the country and avoid misinformation about the national reality.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola