Treason Retrial Shifted to May

[Namibian] THE second trial of eight men charged with high treason in connection with their alleged involvement in a plan to secede the former Caprivi region from Namibia is now scheduled to start next month.

[Namibian] THE second trial of eight men charged with high treason in connection with their alleged involvement in a plan to secede the former Caprivi region from Namibia is now scheduled to start next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Former Footballer Kanyenda Still Respected in South Africa’s PSL

[Nyasa Times] Former Malawi national football team prolific striker Esau Kanyenda still commands respect in South Africa where he established himself as a professional player 15 years ago.

[Nyasa Times] Former Malawi national football team prolific striker Esau Kanyenda still commands respect in South Africa where he established himself as a professional player 15 years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Mugabe Faces Backlash for Painting Rosy Picture At Independence Celebrations

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe faces a backlash after delivering a keynote address to mark the southern African nation’s 37th independence anniversary, without highlighting the country’s persistent challenges.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe faces a backlash after delivering a keynote address to mark the southern African nation's 37th independence anniversary, without highlighting the country's persistent challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Attorney General Blocks Water Board From Proceeding With Environmental Assessment

[Nyasa Times] Attorney General (AG) Kalekeni Kaphale stopped the Lilongwe Water Board (LWB) from proceeding with the environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) in the project of tapping water from Lake Malawi in Salima to the capital, the water …

[Nyasa Times] Attorney General (AG) Kalekeni Kaphale stopped the Lilongwe Water Board (LWB) from proceeding with the environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) in the project of tapping water from Lake Malawi in Salima to the capital, the water utility told the Budget and Finance parliamentary committee on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Mali Too Hot for Half of Bundeswehr MINUSMA Vehicles

[Deutsche Welle] Bundeswehr service vehicles can’t take Mali’s heat, a German newspaper reported. According to the daily, only about half of German military vehicles sent to a UN base in the West African desert are still running.

[Deutsche Welle] Bundeswehr service vehicles can't take Mali's heat, a German newspaper reported. According to the daily, only about half of German military vehicles sent to a UN base in the West African desert are still running.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Pray for First-World Status, King Mswati Says

[Swazi Media] King Mswati III, the autocratic ruler of Swaziland, told his subjects that the impoverished kingdom would achieve ‘First World’ status by 2022 if they prayed hard enough.

[Swazi Media] King Mswati III, the autocratic ruler of Swaziland, told his subjects that the impoverished kingdom would achieve 'First World' status by 2022 if they prayed hard enough.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

571 Outstanding Homicide Cases in the South

[Nyasa Times] There are 571 unattended homicide cases in the Southern and Eastern regions as the Legal Aid department is failing to clear the backlog due to lack of resources.

[Nyasa Times] There are 571 unattended homicide cases in the Southern and Eastern regions as the Legal Aid department is failing to clear the backlog due to lack of resources.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Tanzania Tycoons Buy Stake in Kenyan Oil Marketing Firm

[East African] Tanzanian billionaires Aunali and Sajjad Rajabali have bought 30.2 million shares equivalent to a 2.06 per cent stake in KenolKobil, rising to the list of the oil marketer’s top shareholders.

[East African] Tanzanian billionaires Aunali and Sajjad Rajabali have bought 30.2 million shares equivalent to a 2.06 per cent stake in KenolKobil, rising to the list of the oil marketer's top shareholders.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kampala Opens Fresh Charge Against Suspended Minister Kabafunzaki

[East African] Kampala yesterday added one more charge against the former junior Minister for Labour Herbert Kabafunzaki, who is already facing charges of soliciting and receiving a bribe.

[East African] Kampala yesterday added one more charge against the former junior Minister for Labour Herbert Kabafunzaki, who is already facing charges of soliciting and receiving a bribe.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda