Grace Chinga’s Tombstone Unveiling Ceremony On Saturday

[Nyasa Times] The family of late Malawian famous gospel singer Grace Chinga has confirmed that the official unveiling ceremony and memorial service of their departed daughter will be held this Saturday at HHI in Blantyre.

[Nyasa Times] The family of late Malawian famous gospel singer Grace Chinga has confirmed that the official unveiling ceremony and memorial service of their departed daughter will be held this Saturday at HHI in Blantyre.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Woman Accused of Helping Male Friend Commit Rape

[The Herald] An 18-year-old woman yesterday appeared in court accused of drugging her female friend and pinning her down while assisting her male friend to rape her. Mary John appeared before Harare magistrate Mr Gideon Ruvetsa, jointly charged with Ta…

[The Herald] An 18-year-old woman yesterday appeared in court accused of drugging her female friend and pinning her down while assisting her male friend to rape her. Mary John appeared before Harare magistrate Mr Gideon Ruvetsa, jointly charged with Tapiwa Mupepa (21) on rape and kidnapping charges. Mr Ruvetsa denied the pair bail and advised them to apply at the High Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Four Matches to Watch This Weekend

[Premium Times] The Super Eagles are already looking for camp sites for Russia 2018 and Gernot Rohr has the chance to see some fringe players in competitive action as he continues to ponder on the 23 players to board that Russia-bound plane.

[Premium Times] The Super Eagles are already looking for camp sites for Russia 2018 and Gernot Rohr has the chance to see some fringe players in competitive action as he continues to ponder on the 23 players to board that Russia-bound plane.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Obasanjo Rents 25-Room Building At N10 Per Annum to Local Govt

[Premium Times] A former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has rented out his 25-room building in Ibogun village in Ifo local government area of Ogun State at N10 per annum for the use of the newly established Coker-Ibogun Local Council Development Area, L…

[Premium Times] A former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has rented out his 25-room building in Ibogun village in Ifo local government area of Ogun State at N10 per annum for the use of the newly established Coker-Ibogun Local Council Development Area, LCDA.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Largest Independent Power Plant Is Set Up to Funnel Billions to Tax Haven

[Premium Times] Nigeria’s largest independent power plant (IPP), Azura Edo Power Plant, is a huge suction pipe set up to siphon millions of tax-free dollars through a network of Mauritius-incorporated offshore shell companies to a number of trusts and …

[Premium Times] Nigeria's largest independent power plant (IPP), Azura Edo Power Plant, is a huge suction pipe set up to siphon millions of tax-free dollars through a network of Mauritius-incorporated offshore shell companies to a number of trusts and private equity firms, an investigation by PREMIUM TIMES and the International Consortium of Investigative journalist (ICIJ) has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Buhari Urged to Free Ailing Shiite Leader Zakzaky

[Vanguard] Nigeria’s government was on Thursday urged to order the release of a pro-Iranian Shiite Muslim group leader, Ibrahim Zakzaky, who has been in custody for nearly two years since clashes with soldiers.

[Vanguard] Nigeria's government was on Thursday urged to order the release of a pro-Iranian Shiite Muslim group leader, Ibrahim Zakzaky, who has been in custody for nearly two years since clashes with soldiers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenya – Counting the Cost of Political Brinkmanship

[SAIIA] As the dust settles on Kenya’s divisive repeat elections, there is an understandable urge to move forward, to return to a sense of normalcy. Kenya is, after all, the most vibrant economy in the East African region and a bulwark against instabil…

[SAIIA] As the dust settles on Kenya's divisive repeat elections, there is an understandable urge to move forward, to return to a sense of normalcy. Kenya is, after all, the most vibrant economy in the East African region and a bulwark against instability issuing from fragile neighbours.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Municipality to Lay Off 108 Workers

[The Herald] Chitungwiza Municipality will now dismiss 108 workers after only 24 employees went home on voluntary retrenchment. Council is struggling to pay workers due to dwindling revenues. It owes them millions of dollars. The municipality’s human r…

[The Herald] Chitungwiza Municipality will now dismiss 108 workers after only 24 employees went home on voluntary retrenchment. Council is struggling to pay workers due to dwindling revenues. It owes them millions of dollars. The municipality's human resources manager, Mrs Mary Mukonyora, told a full council meeting recently that there was need to revisit the retrenchment exercise.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Agency Admits Irregularity in Police Service Tender Linked to Ex Top Cop

[News24Wire] The State Information Technology Agency (SITA) has admitted that a tender for police forensic light sources was irregular and says it has suspended a number of employees after an investigation.

[News24Wire] The State Information Technology Agency (SITA) has admitted that a tender for police forensic light sources was irregular and says it has suspended a number of employees after an investigation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa