Tobacco Sales Hit U.S.$490 Million

[The Herald] A total of 166,8 million kilogrammes of tobacco worth $489,3 million have been sold since the 2017 marketing season opened in March, latest statistics from the industry show. During the comparable period last year, at least 166,9 million k…

[The Herald] A total of 166,8 million kilogrammes of tobacco worth $489,3 million have been sold since the 2017 marketing season opened in March, latest statistics from the industry show. During the comparable period last year, at least 166,9 million kg of tobacco were sold at a value of $489,4 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Mutharika Appoints First Female Prison Chief

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika continues his agenda in promoting female talent to achieve gender equality as he has appointed a first female Malawi Prisons Chief, Commissioner Ms Wandika Phiri.

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika continues his agenda in promoting female talent to achieve gender equality as he has appointed a first female Malawi Prisons Chief, Commissioner Ms Wandika Phiri.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Boko Haram Ambushed Military – Escorted Convoy, Kidnapped Policewomen, Shekau Says in New Video

[Premium Times] The Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, in a new video said his group was responsible for last week’s ambush of a military-escorted convoy of travellers along Maiduguri-Damboa road.

[Premium Times] The Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, in a new video said his group was responsible for last week's ambush of a military-escorted convoy of travellers along Maiduguri-Damboa road.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Says No Hard Feeling Over Trump Refugees Cut

[Daily News] The government has said that it has no ill-feelings over the stance taken by the US government, to slash down the number of Congolese refugees from Tanzanian camps seeking resettlement into United States, saying it will continue providing …

[Daily News] The government has said that it has no ill-feelings over the stance taken by the US government, to slash down the number of Congolese refugees from Tanzanian camps seeking resettlement into United States, saying it will continue providing essential services to those currently being sheltered in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Train Collides With Seven Vehicles

[AIM] Maputo -Five people were injured, one of them seriously, in a collision between a goods train and no less than seven vehicles in the southern Mozambican district of Magude on Sunday.

[AIM] Maputo -Five people were injured, one of them seriously, in a collision between a goods train and no less than seven vehicles in the southern Mozambican district of Magude on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Queens Beat Namibia Netball

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Queens on Tuesday were back to its form of producing an entertaining mix of acrobatic splits, funky flick-shots, deceptive one-hand passing, slippery cross-court plays and headbanded athletes brimming with charisma when they defeat…

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Queens on Tuesday were back to its form of producing an entertaining mix of acrobatic splits, funky flick-shots, deceptive one-hand passing, slippery cross-court plays and headbanded athletes brimming with charisma when they defeated Namibia 61-35 at the African Netball Championship in Kampala, Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Zambezia Governor Angered By Corruption

[AIM] Maputo -The governor of the central Mozambican province of Zambezia, Abdul Razak, has expressed revulsion at the spread of corruption in the province, reports Tuesday’s issue of the independent daily “O Pais”.

[AIM] Maputo -The governor of the central Mozambican province of Zambezia, Abdul Razak, has expressed revulsion at the spread of corruption in the province, reports Tuesday's issue of the independent daily "O Pais".

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Understanding the Bad Blood Between Kambwili and Lusambo

[Zambia Reports] What is really the bad blood between former Information Chishimba Kambwili and Copperbelt Minister Bowman Lusambo? The two have been shadow boxing for a long time making innuendos about each other for a long time. Kambwili has somehow …

[Zambia Reports] What is really the bad blood between former Information Chishimba Kambwili and Copperbelt Minister Bowman Lusambo? The two have been shadow boxing for a long time making innuendos about each other for a long time. Kambwili has somehow moved about with an aura of a man entitled to recognition in Patriotic Front circles opting to ignore and disparage those he does not like in the ruling PF. He has particularly been unforgiving of the fact that there are people that crossed over from the MMD to join the PF an

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia