Makande Returns to Frontline Politics

[Nyasa Times] After spending time in the political wilderness since he was dismissed by People’s Party (PP) in the run up to the 2014 tripartite elections, former PP spokesman Hophmally Makande has announced return to frontline politics as 2019 electio…

[Nyasa Times] After spending time in the political wilderness since he was dismissed by People's Party (PP) in the run up to the 2014 tripartite elections, former PP spokesman Hophmally Makande has announced return to frontline politics as 2019 elections draw closer and has found a new lease of life in the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Airports Firm Considers Renaming Airport After Ya Toivo

[Namibian] The Namibia Airports Company yesterday said it has taken note of the statements made by former President Hifikepunye Pohamba and President Hage Geingob that the Ondangwa Airport be renamed in honour of the late Andimba Toivo ya Toivo.

[Namibian] The Namibia Airports Company yesterday said it has taken note of the statements made by former President Hifikepunye Pohamba and President Hage Geingob that the Ondangwa Airport be renamed in honour of the late Andimba Toivo ya Toivo.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Chanda Expected in Hichilema Contempt Case

[Zambia Reports] Incarcerated UPND president Hakainde Hichilema will come face to face with State House press aide Amos Chanda in the contempt of court charges that the latter faces.

[Zambia Reports] Incarcerated UPND president Hakainde Hichilema will come face to face with State House press aide Amos Chanda in the contempt of court charges that the latter faces.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Batswana Continue to Stand in Long Queues to Bid Sir Ketumile Farewell

[Botswana Daily News] Parliament -Members of the public continue to stand in the long but, fast moving queues at the National Assembly to pay tribute to the late second President Sir Ketumile Masire.

[Botswana Daily News] Parliament -Members of the public continue to stand in the long but, fast moving queues at the National Assembly to pay tribute to the late second President Sir Ketumile Masire.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Former Mines Minister Acquitted of Corruption Charges

[Zambia Reports] Another former minister in the MMD government has walked free in an abuse of authority case less than a week after Agriculture Minister Dora Siliya was acquitted on corruption charges.

[Zambia Reports] Another former minister in the MMD government has walked free in an abuse of authority case less than a week after Agriculture Minister Dora Siliya was acquitted on corruption charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

‘Rusty’ Warriors Ready to Silence Critics

[New Era] Windhoek -With less than three days left before Namibia’s senior football team, the Brave Warriors, launch their assault in the annual Cosafa Cup, head coach Ricardo Mannetti is not having any sleepless nights.

[New Era] Windhoek -With less than three days left before Namibia's senior football team, the Brave Warriors, launch their assault in the annual Cosafa Cup, head coach Ricardo Mannetti is not having any sleepless nights.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Jonas, Hamunyela Win Gold At African Boxing Championships

[New Era] Windhoek -Two of Namibia’s top Olympic boxers Jonas Junias Jonas and Matias Hamunyela booked their places at this year’s AIBA World Championships, after winning gold medals at the just-ended AFBC African Boxing Championships held in Congo-Bra…

[New Era] Windhoek -Two of Namibia's top Olympic boxers Jonas Junias Jonas and Matias Hamunyela booked their places at this year's AIBA World Championships, after winning gold medals at the just-ended AFBC African Boxing Championships held in Congo-Brazzaville.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Why I Don’t Have Close Friends in Nollywood – Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde

[Vanguard] In Nollywood, we have seen all sorts of cliques, partners in crime and almost inseparable friends who flock together, off and on the job. But for Nollywood super diva and mother of four, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, it is all about business and n…

[Vanguard] In Nollywood, we have seen all sorts of cliques, partners in crime and almost inseparable friends who flock together, off and on the job. But for Nollywood super diva and mother of four, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, it is all about business and nothing personal.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria