Roads Rehabilitation Mired in Controversy

[Zimbabwe Standard] The Ministry of Transport has been accused of corruption over tenders for rehabilitation of the country’s road network amid allegations that jobs are given to companies owned by relatives of senior officials.

[Zimbabwe Standard] The Ministry of Transport has been accused of corruption over tenders for rehabilitation of the country's road network amid allegations that jobs are given to companies owned by relatives of senior officials.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found Dead

[Vanguard] A missing five-year-old boy, Desmond Rabome, has been found dead in soak-way at an uncompleted house in Ushafa community, Bwari Area Council, FCT.

[Vanguard] A missing five-year-old boy, Desmond Rabome, has been found dead in soak-way at an uncompleted house in Ushafa community, Bwari Area Council, FCT.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Deadline to Present Views On Social Media Rules Nears

[Nation] Kenyans have up to July 4 to recommend any changes to draft rules seeking to punish those who spread falsehoods and create animosity through electronic gadgets during the election period.

[Nation] Kenyans have up to July 4 to recommend any changes to draft rules seeking to punish those who spread falsehoods and create animosity through electronic gadgets during the election period.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Tobacco Contractor Hits Back At Rivals

[Zimbabwe Standard] Local tobacco contractor Ethical Leaf Tobacco (ELT) has been in the eye of a storm after its rivals alleged that it was getting preferential treatment from Tobacco Sales Floor (TSF) because the company owner David Machingaidze is ma…

[Zimbabwe Standard] Local tobacco contractor Ethical Leaf Tobacco (ELT) has been in the eye of a storm after its rivals alleged that it was getting preferential treatment from Tobacco Sales Floor (TSF) because the company owner David Machingaidze is married to the TSF general manager, Mary.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

How the Once Vibrant Copper Mines Ended Up in Ruins

[Monitor] In Uganda, some things no longer surprise and if they do, it is usually the time taken to unfold that come out as the surprise. A Daily Monitor expose published on Monday that President Museveni ordered for the termination of the $175m (about…

[Monitor] In Uganda, some things no longer surprise and if they do, it is usually the time taken to unfold that come out as the surprise. A Daily Monitor expose published on Monday that President Museveni ordered for the termination of the $175m (about Shs620 billion) concession awarded to a Chinese company to revive Kilembe Mines amidst claims of top officials having pocketed bribes, is one of those things. However, to anyone who had been to the mines since the deal was awarded in 2013, it was just a matter of time

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

On Anniversary Independence, Senior UN Official Urges Political Unity

[UN News] Marking the 57th anniversary of Somalia’s independence, the top United Nations official in the country today urged all Somalis to seize a moment of opportunity and work towards peace and stability.

[UN News] Marking the 57th anniversary of Somalia's independence, the top United Nations official in the country today urged all Somalis to seize a moment of opportunity and work towards peace and stability.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Nkoyoyo Thanks Kabaka, Mutebile

[Monitor] Kampala -Retired Archbishop Livingstone Mpalanyi Nkoyoyo has thanked Kabaka Ronald Mutebi and Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Tumisiime-Mutebile for their support while he was ill.

[Monitor] Kampala -Retired Archbishop Livingstone Mpalanyi Nkoyoyo has thanked Kabaka Ronald Mutebi and Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Tumisiime-Mutebile for their support while he was ill.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tete Farmers Denounce Tobacco Company

[AIM] Maputo -Farmers in Macanga district, in the western Mozambican province of Tete, on Friday accused the company Mozambique Leaf Tobacco (MLT) of committing abuses which damage the farmers’ interests.

[AIM] Maputo -Farmers in Macanga district, in the western Mozambican province of Tete, on Friday accused the company Mozambique Leaf Tobacco (MLT) of committing abuses which damage the farmers' interests.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Implement Pandef’s 16-Point Agenda Now, Govt Told

[This Day] Calabar -Leaders and stakeholders in the Niger Delta region have called on the federal government to commence the immediate implementation of the 16-point agenda proposed by the Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) early this year for the developm…

[This Day] Calabar -Leaders and stakeholders in the Niger Delta region have called on the federal government to commence the immediate implementation of the 16-point agenda proposed by the Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) early this year for the development of the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Glitz and Glamour At Bulawayo Arts Awards

[Zimbabwe Standard] Upon the announcement of the inaugural Bulawayo Arts Awards a few months ago, the organisers of the event were criticised for trying to counter other national arts awards. There were doubts whether the organisers had the pedigree to…

[Zimbabwe Standard] Upon the announcement of the inaugural Bulawayo Arts Awards a few months ago, the organisers of the event were criticised for trying to counter other national arts awards. There were doubts whether the organisers had the pedigree to host an event of such a magnitude.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe