Govt Domestic Borrowing Up 40% in May – Central Bank

[Financial Gazette] Government borrowing from the local market jumped nearly 40 percent in May this year, driving an increase in domestic credit by 21,1 percent on an annual basis to $8,45 billion from $6,98 billion, latest data from the central bank s…

[Financial Gazette] Government borrowing from the local market jumped nearly 40 percent in May this year, driving an increase in domestic credit by 21,1 percent on an annual basis to $8,45 billion from $6,98 billion, latest data from the central bank shows.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Police Continues Search for Operator of Boat That Capsized

[Nyasa Times] A few days after the Nkhata Bay Magistrate Court acquitted Harrison Ngwira, owner of the boat that capsized on Lake Malawi at Mlowe in Rumphi District during Easter, police say they are still looking for the boat operator Bambalapa Ngwira…

[Nyasa Times] A few days after the Nkhata Bay Magistrate Court acquitted Harrison Ngwira, owner of the boat that capsized on Lake Malawi at Mlowe in Rumphi District during Easter, police say they are still looking for the boat operator Bambalapa Ngwira who is at large.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Anti-Balaka Ambush Kills Two UN Peacekeepers

[Al Jazeera] Suspected Christian fighters killed two Moroccan peacekeepers from the United Nations mission in the Central African Republic on Tuesday, the mission said, in the second deadly attack on Moroccan forces this week.

[Al Jazeera] Suspected Christian fighters killed two Moroccan peacekeepers from the United Nations mission in the Central African Republic on Tuesday, the mission said, in the second deadly attack on Moroccan forces this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

UN Accuses Army of Digging Kasai Mass Graves

[Al Jazeera] The United Nations accused “elements” of the Congolese army on Tuesday of digging most of the mass graves it has identified in the insurrection-ravaged Kasai region of central Democratic Republic of Congo.

[Al Jazeera] The United Nations accused "elements" of the Congolese army on Tuesday of digging most of the mass graves it has identified in the insurrection-ravaged Kasai region of central Democratic Republic of Congo.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Gukurahundi Not Mere ‘Disturbances’, but Genocide

[263Chat] It was not only shocking, but bewildering, to read – in a recent edition of the state-run The Herald newspaper – that Zimbabwe Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko recklessly referred to the Gukurahundi massacres of the 1980s as ‘disturbances’.

[263Chat] It was not only shocking, but bewildering, to read - in a recent edition of the state-run The Herald newspaper - that Zimbabwe Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko recklessly referred to the Gukurahundi massacres of the 1980s as 'disturbances'.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

All NGO Projects to Go Through District Council’s Office in Dowa

[Malawi News Agency] The Dowa District Council has issued a communiqué to the District executive council committee (DEC) that from the next meeting, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) wishing to introduce new projects will go through the District Commissioner (DC) and management before the committee.

[Malawi News Agency] The Dowa District Council has issued a communiqué to the District executive council committee (DEC) that from the next meeting, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) wishing to introduce new projects will go through the District Commissioner (DC) and management before the committee.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Suspected Boko Haram Attack Kills 10 Soldiers

[Al Jazeera] At least 10 military personnel have been killed after gunmen who are believed to be part of the Boko Haram armed group ambushed an oil exploration convoy in northeast Nigeria, officials said.

[Al Jazeera] At least 10 military personnel have been killed after gunmen who are believed to be part of the Boko Haram armed group ambushed an oil exploration convoy in northeast Nigeria, officials said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Politician-Cum-Evangelist Daza Back in Frontline Politics

[Nyasa Times] A new hope for change, that is the message from politician-cum-evangelist Chris Daza as he introduced his newly formed political party called Democratic People’s Congress, shortened as ‘DePeCo’ at a rally in Mchinji.

[Nyasa Times] A new hope for change, that is the message from politician-cum-evangelist Chris Daza as he introduced his newly formed political party called Democratic People's Congress, shortened as 'DePeCo' at a rally in Mchinji.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi