Sentence Irks Woman

[The Herald] A Chitungwiza woman allegedly assaulted a 64-year-old man at Chitungwiza Magistrates’ Courts yard after she felt discontented with the court’s ruling over a case in which the man’s son was found guilty of who stealing from her. Sharon Rutu…

[The Herald] A Chitungwiza woman allegedly assaulted a 64-year-old man at Chitungwiza Magistrates' Courts yard after she felt discontented with the court's ruling over a case in which the man's son was found guilty of who stealing from her. Sharon Rutunga (27) of Unit D, Seke, attacked Godfrey Karimazondo of Zengeza 4 on his way back home after his son was convicted of theft and sentenced to 30 days imprisonment.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Pres. Lungu Appoints Ministers Mulenga & Dr Chilufya To PF Central Committee

President Edgar Lungu has appointed health minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya and his information counterpart to the Patriotic Front central committee. The two are filling up positions left vacant by either those assigned into diplomatic service or others that have been … Continued

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President Edgar Lungu has appointed health minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya and his information counterpart to the Patriotic Front central committee. The two are filling up positions left vacant by either those assigned into diplomatic service or others that have been expelled. BELOW IS THE FULL STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE PF MEDIA PRESIDENT LUNGU APPOINTS HON KAMPAMBA, HON CHILUFYA TO CENTRAL COMMITTEE WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT Lusaka, Zambia, 21st November 2017 – Patriotic Front (PF) Secretary General Hon Davies Mwila wishes to announce that His Excellency President Edgar Chagwa Lungu, acting in his capacity as Party President and in line with the powers vested in him by the Party Constitution, has appointed Information and Broadcasting Minister Hon Kampamba Mulenga and Health Minister Hon Chitalu Chilufya to the Party’s Central Committee with immediate effect. “His Excellency the President has since called upon the duo to ensure they discharge their functions diligently and in the interest of the Party. I also take this opportunity to congratulate the two comrades and assure them of the Secretariat’s supportive role. There is no doubt that the two will add a lot of value to the Party through these appointmentsâ€, stated Hon Mwila. “In the recent past, some Members of the Central Committee have been appointed to respective positions, including Diplomatic postings. The nation is aware that our National Chairperson Hon Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula is our Ambassador in the USA; Hon Alfreda Kansembe is our Ambassador in Brazil, Mrs Oyati is District Commissioner in Luampa, former Northern Province Chairperson Mr. Felix Mfula is Zambia’s High Commissioner to Canada. It goes without saying that two Members of the Central Committee were expelled from the Party, namely Hon Chishimba Kambwili and Hon Mwenya Musenge, respectively. The Party leadership is therefore taking steps to fill the vacancies created by the above developments,†said Hon Mwila. Issued by: Sunday Chanda PF Media Director Party Headquarters, Lusaka. The post Pres. Lungu Appoints Ministers Mulenga & Dr Chilufya To PF Central Committee appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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University Students Call for Vice Chancellor’s Ouster

[The Herald] University of Zimbabwe students yesterday staged a demonstration and refused to write their examinations calling for the resignation of Vice Chancellor Professor Levi Nyagura. The students said they were tired of corruption at the universi…

[The Herald] University of Zimbabwe students yesterday staged a demonstration and refused to write their examinations calling for the resignation of Vice Chancellor Professor Levi Nyagura. The students said they were tired of corruption at the university, including the allegedly "dubious" award of a doctor in philosophy degree (PhD) to First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe in 2014. University of Zimbabwe former students' council secretary-general Mr Chrispen Mahachi, who was leading the protest, said they wanted Prof Nyagura to r

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Former Prime Minister Lauds Sagcot for Improving Farming in Tanzania

[Citizen] Dodoma -Former Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda has lauded the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (Sagcot) for its efforts aimed at introducing smart farming practices among smallholder farmers that will help improve productivity.

[Citizen] Dodoma -Former Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda has lauded the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (Sagcot) for its efforts aimed at introducing smart farming practices among smallholder farmers that will help improve productivity.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Liberia’s First Chief X-Ray Technician Laid to Rest

[Observer] The sanctuary of the Mason Memorial A.M.E Church, located on the Old Road, was filled to capacity as relatives, friends and sympathizers gathered there to celebrate the home-going of the eminent Liberian chief X-ray technician and radiograph…

[Observer] The sanctuary of the Mason Memorial A.M.E Church, located on the Old Road, was filled to capacity as relatives, friends and sympathizers gathered there to celebrate the home-going of the eminent Liberian chief X-ray technician and radiographic expert, Mrs. Myrtle Evangeline Mason Smith-Bruce.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Harbel Community College Offers Agriculture Scholarships

[Observer] Students interested in agriculture science and its related fields of study have been urged to apply for free scholarships at the Harbel Community College in Margibi County.

[Observer] Students interested in agriculture science and its related fields of study have been urged to apply for free scholarships at the Harbel Community College in Margibi County.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Home Affairs On Discontinuation of Green ID Book

[Govt of SA] Home Affairs has taken note of a message purported to be from the Department announcing that the lifespan of the green barcoded ID book comes to an end on 31 March 2018.

[Govt of SA] Home Affairs has taken note of a message purported to be from the Department announcing that the lifespan of the green barcoded ID book comes to an end on 31 March 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fitch Downgrades Country to Junk Status

[Namibian] FITCH Ratings yesterday announced that it had downgraded Namibia to junk status, two weeks after finance minister Calle Schlettwein delivered his mid-year budget review.

[Namibian] FITCH Ratings yesterday announced that it had downgraded Namibia to junk status, two weeks after finance minister Calle Schlettwein delivered his mid-year budget review.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

1,2 Million Households Receive Maize Seed

[The Herald] The distribution of inputs under the Presidential Well Wishers Agriculture Inputs Scheme (PWAIS) is going on smoothly with more than 1,2 million households across the country having received maize and small grains seed, a Cabinet Minister …

[The Herald] The distribution of inputs under the Presidential Well Wishers Agriculture Inputs Scheme (PWAIS) is going on smoothly with more than 1,2 million households across the country having received maize and small grains seed, a Cabinet Minister has said. The Presidential Well-Wishers Agriculture Inputs Scheme is expected to benefit 1,8 million households this year an increase from the 800 000 households who received inputs last season.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe