Legal Proceedings Against Anglophone Activists Adjourned

[RFI] The case against three Anglophone activists in Cameroon charged with terrorism was adjourned on Thursday while the military judge decides on an application for bail, a defence lawyer told RFI. Human rights lawyer Felix Agbor Balla, university lec…

[RFI] The case against three Anglophone activists in Cameroon charged with terrorism was adjourned on Thursday while the military judge decides on an application for bail, a defence lawyer told RFI. Human rights lawyer Felix Agbor Balla, university lecturer Fontem Neba and radio host Mancho Bibixy have pleaded not guilty to terrorism. They were involved in organising protests in Cameroon's Anglophone regions over perceived marginalisation by the Francophone government.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Activism and Rwanda’s Development Model – Diane Rwigara Takes a Stand

[Daily Maverick] The role of the activist within Rwanda is extremely fraught as it involves balancing the desire and need to express oneself in order to build a better future for the country, while entering increasingly dangerous territory for even att…

[Daily Maverick] The role of the activist within Rwanda is extremely fraught as it involves balancing the desire and need to express oneself in order to build a better future for the country, while entering increasingly dangerous territory for even attempting to do so. Diane Rwigara's bravery is a call to other activists within Rwandan to begin to assert themselves peacefully on their government, reminding it that they want to be heard, reminding it that they too are part of its developmental project. By BRANDON FINN.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Trade and Industry On 2017 Zimbabwe International Trade Fair

[Govt of SA] The 2017 Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) kicked-off to much fanfare and to greater opportunities of further strengthening bilateral trade relations between South Africa and Zimbabwe, to promote Intra-Africa trade as well as econom…

[Govt of SA] The 2017 Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) kicked-off to much fanfare and to greater opportunities of further strengthening bilateral trade relations between South Africa and Zimbabwe, to promote Intra-Africa trade as well as economic integration of the African continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Triangle Back Coach

[The Herald] THE management at Triangle have thrown their weight behind new gaffer Taurai Mangwiro and are confident results will come following an indifferent start to the season. Club chairman Lovemore Matikinyidze said they were not pressing the pan…

[The Herald] THE management at Triangle have thrown their weight behind new gaffer Taurai Mangwiro and are confident results will come following an indifferent start to the season. Club chairman Lovemore Matikinyidze said they were not pressing the panic button. Mangwiro joined the Lowveld side at the start of the season when he left his previous job as ZIFA technical director.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Minister Applauds the Work of the African Peer Review Forum

[Govt of SA] Minister for the Public Service and Administration Ms Faith Muthambi has conveyed South Africa’s appreciation to the African Peer Review Forum of Ministers for the sterling work achieved in revitalization of the mechanism.

[Govt of SA] Minister for the Public Service and Administration Ms Faith Muthambi has conveyed South Africa's appreciation to the African Peer Review Forum of Ministers for the sterling work achieved in revitalization of the mechanism.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Kasukuwere Suspends Entire Town Council

[The Herald] Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Saviour Kasukuwere has suspended Chitungwiza Mayor Phillip Mutoti and all 24 councillors for allegedly corruptly allocating themselves tracts of land worth over $7 million. Chitu…

[The Herald] Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Saviour Kasukuwere has suspended Chitungwiza Mayor Phillip Mutoti and all 24 councillors for allegedly corruptly allocating themselves tracts of land worth over $7 million. Chitungwiza Municipality has 14 MDC-T councillors, including Mayor Mutoti and 11 Zanu-PF councillors. The minister will appoint a three-person caretaker council to clean up the rot in the municipality.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe