People Living With Disabilities Cry Foul

[The Herald] Leonard Cheshire Home, a haven for people living with disability (PWDs) in central Harare, is the only place Tapfumaneyi Majecha has known as home for the past 35 years. But the 60-year old now faces life on the streets after trustees at t…

[The Herald] Leonard Cheshire Home, a haven for people living with disability (PWDs) in central Harare, is the only place Tapfumaneyi Majecha has known as home for the past 35 years. But the 60-year old now faces life on the streets after trustees at the Home kicked out its 17 occupants.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Rein in Rogues for Fair Nominations

[Nation] The countdown to the political party nominations for the August 8 General Election that begin in earnest next week has been marked by heightened anxiety as the aspirants push in the final effort to secure the tickets.

[Nation] The countdown to the political party nominations for the August 8 General Election that begin in earnest next week has been marked by heightened anxiety as the aspirants push in the final effort to secure the tickets.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Secessionist Groups Blamed for Arson Attacks

[VOA] Cameroon’s government says secessionist groups in the English-speaking regions have been behind arson attacks on public buildings, most recently a large market in the town of Limbe. The destruction is prompting renewed calls for dialogue to end t…

[VOA] Cameroon's government says secessionist groups in the English-speaking regions have been behind arson attacks on public buildings, most recently a large market in the town of Limbe. The destruction is prompting renewed calls for dialogue to end the five-month strike in the English-speaking areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Social Development Minister Blames Social Security Officials for Grants Crisis

[Daily Maverick] If ever there was a lesson for government technocrats and officials in not taking a bullet for their political overlords, it is in the affidavit by Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, filed with the ConCourt and explaining w…

[Daily Maverick] If ever there was a lesson for government technocrats and officials in not taking a bullet for their political overlords, it is in the affidavit by Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, filed with the ConCourt and explaining why she should not personally carry the between R2-million and R5-million in legal costs of the Sassa/CPS case which she allowed to fester for months, placing the lives of millions who receive social grants at risk.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zuma Deluxe – Playing the Survivor’s Game

[The Herald] SOUTH African President Jacob Zuma has been in the eye of the storm last week as he, one midnight, reshuffled his cabinet and sent a handful of ministers and deputy ministers packing.

[The Herald] SOUTH African President Jacob Zuma has been in the eye of the storm last week as he, one midnight, reshuffled his cabinet and sent a handful of ministers and deputy ministers packing.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‎Adamawa Anchor Borrowers Programme Will Fail – Official

[Premium Times] The immediate past chairman of the National Association of Rice Farmers in Adamawa, Abdullahi Tafida, has predicted that the implementation of Anchor Borrowers progamme in the state will soon collapse.

[Premium Times] The immediate past chairman of the National Association of Rice Farmers in Adamawa, Abdullahi Tafida, has predicted that the implementation of Anchor Borrowers progamme in the state will soon collapse.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‎Certify Your Storage Tanks or Have Them Shut, Son Tells Owners of LPG Facilities

[Premium Times] The Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, has given two weeks? ultimatum to owners of liquefied petroleum gas, LPG, storage tanks nationwide to certify their facilities or have them shut down.

[Premium Times] The Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, has given two weeks? ultimatum to owners of liquefied petroleum gas, LPG, storage tanks nationwide to certify their facilities or have them shut down.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria