Response to ‘White African – What Might Have Been’

[New Zimbabwe] I often hear people fantasizing about the good old days, when the Smith regime was still in charge of the country. That’s perfectly natural; in times of trouble one looks back at the positive aspects of yesteryear, and plays down the neg…

[New Zimbabwe] I often hear people fantasizing about the good old days, when the Smith regime was still in charge of the country. That's perfectly natural; in times of trouble one looks back at the positive aspects of yesteryear, and plays down the negative aspects. The psychologists amongst us will testify that our minds are built that way.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Govt On Course to Create 2 Million Jobs’

[The Herald] Tendai Mugabe -Government is on course to provide the two million jobs it promised in the Zim-Asset economic blueprint, with three Special Economic Zones expected to be operational by the first quarter of next year employing the majority o…

[The Herald] Tendai Mugabe -Government is on course to provide the two million jobs it promised in the Zim-Asset economic blueprint, with three Special Economic Zones expected to be operational by the first quarter of next year employing the majority of the job seekers, an official has said. Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck Sibanda said after a tour of the Harvest Fresh Africa horticultural processing plant in Chegutu yesterday that Government aimed to create more than the promised two million jobs.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

An Artist’s Lens On the Wonders of the World Brings Science to Life

[The Conversation Africa] In 1665 Robert Hooke, the English pioneer of microscopy, published a groundbreaking book called Micrographia. It was filled with meticulous observations of plant cells and insects and demonstrated how Hooke appreciated the com…

[The Conversation Africa] In 1665 Robert Hooke, the English pioneer of microscopy, published a groundbreaking book called Micrographia. It was filled with meticulous observations of plant cells and insects and demonstrated how Hooke appreciated the communicative power of the image.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Buhari Misses Cabinet Meeting Amid Health Fears

[Al Jazeera] Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari failed to arrive for a weekly cabinet meeting on Wednesday, his third consecutive absence, amid concerns his health may be worse than officials are publicly saying.

[Al Jazeera] Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari failed to arrive for a weekly cabinet meeting on Wednesday, his third consecutive absence, amid concerns his health may be worse than officials are publicly saying.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

Apologise to President, War Vets Leader Mahiya Told

[The Herald] Welfare Services for War veterans, War Collaborators, Ex-political Detainees and Restrictees Minister Retired Colonel Tshinga Dube has advised Mr Douglas Mahiya to apologise to President Mugabe and fellow war veterans for disrespecting the…

[The Herald] Welfare Services for War veterans, War Collaborators, Ex-political Detainees and Restrictees Minister Retired Colonel Tshinga Dube has advised Mr Douglas Mahiya to apologise to President Mugabe and fellow war veterans for disrespecting the Head of State and Government and Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces. Rtd Col Dube's remarks were in response to statements made by the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) spokesman, that President Mugabe would go down with under-

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Two ‘Fake Soldiers’ Arrested

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police in Dedza have arrested two men; Abel Ekani Chakwindima, 35, and Chifuniro Chiwoko, 32, for impersonating Malawi Defense Force (MDF) soldiers.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police in Dedza have arrested two men; Abel Ekani Chakwindima, 35, and Chifuniro Chiwoko, 32, for impersonating Malawi Defense Force (MDF) soldiers.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

‘Country Not Poor, Not By a Long Shot’

[The Herald] In 2013, a research website by the name New World Wealth published a “survey” report which bogusly claimed that Zimbabwe was the poorest country in Africa because of its “controversial indigenisation policies” and “due to the erosion of ow…

[The Herald] In 2013, a research website by the name New World Wealth published a "survey" report which bogusly claimed that Zimbabwe was the poorest country in Africa because of its "controversial indigenisation policies" and "due to the erosion of ownership rights". The survey defined wealth per capita as "a measure of the net assets held by individuals, including real estate, shares, business interests and intangibles, while excluding primary residences".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Warns Against ‘Press Freedom Abuse’

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has sent a goodwill message to journalists across Malawi as they commemorate World Press Freedom Day on May 3, warning them against abusing their freedom of expression but says his government is committed to deep…

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has sent a goodwill message to journalists across Malawi as they commemorate World Press Freedom Day on May 3, warning them against abusing their freedom of expression but says his government is committed to deepening media freedom and diversity.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Island Aircraft – the Stories Behind 4 Names in Air Seychelles’ Fleet

[Seychelles News Agency] Planning a trip to the Seychelles islands? If the archipelago’s national airline is your carrier of choice, you will not be flying on just any anonymous aircraft.

[Seychelles News Agency] Planning a trip to the Seychelles islands? If the archipelago's national airline is your carrier of choice, you will not be flying on just any anonymous aircraft.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles