Party Suspends Leader Shumba Over ‘Dictatorial Tendencies’

[263Chat] Zimbabwe First Party (ZimFirst) has with immediate effect suspended founder and president of the party, Dr Maxwell Shumba, citing incompetence and dictatorial tendencies from the United States based opposition leader.

[263Chat] Zimbabwe First Party (ZimFirst) has with immediate effect suspended founder and president of the party, Dr Maxwell Shumba, citing incompetence and dictatorial tendencies from the United States based opposition leader.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Russia Flags Diamond, Platinum Projects

[The Source] Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday his country was pursuing military cooperation with Zimbabwe and looking at opportunities in the diamond sector as well as fully implementing a $3 billion joint platinum project near H…

[The Source] Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday his country was pursuing military cooperation with Zimbabwe and looking at opportunities in the diamond sector as well as fully implementing a $3 billion joint platinum project near Harare.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Candles in the Wind – the Presidency As the Art of the Possible

[Daily Maverick] When President Cyril Ramaphosa announced his new Cabinet just 10 short days ago, there was much gnashing of teeth over some of the people he retained. There were important questions asked about the morality of keeping people like Nomvu…

[Daily Maverick] When President Cyril Ramaphosa announced his new Cabinet just 10 short days ago, there was much gnashing of teeth over some of the people he retained. There were important questions asked about the morality of keeping people like Nomvula Mokonyane and Bathabile Dlamini as ministers, considering their history of serving enthusiastically under former president Jacob Zuma. At the time, it appeared that Ramaphosa had decided to follow a strategy of allowing some people to remain in office, while predicting tha

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Land Expropriation – Legislation Was Used to Dispossess Us, Now We Must Use It for Redress

[Daily Maverick] While most people who comment on the land question in South Africa always refer to the Land Act of 1913, when legislation was used to dispossess the majority of black people in the country of their birth, everyone knows that it did not…

[Daily Maverick] While most people who comment on the land question in South Africa always refer to the Land Act of 1913, when legislation was used to dispossess the majority of black people in the country of their birth, everyone knows that it did not start there.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Wife Killer Sentenced to 27 Years in Jail

[Namibian] A //Karas region resident who killed his wife in a knife attack at a school in the Keetmanshoop district nearly four years ago received a prison term of 27 years at the end of his trial in the Windhoek High Court yesterday.

[Namibian] A //Karas region resident who killed his wife in a knife attack at a school in the Keetmanshoop district nearly four years ago received a prison term of 27 years at the end of his trial in the Windhoek High Court yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Inner City Blues – Joburg Considers Test Case for Expropriation of Run-Down Buildings

[Daily Maverick] The land expropriation conversation has focused on agricultural properties, but the City of Johannesburg is looking at expropriating inner-city buildings to tackle the housing backlog. It could provide a test case for expropriation wit…

[Daily Maverick] The land expropriation conversation has focused on agricultural properties, but the City of Johannesburg is looking at expropriating inner-city buildings to tackle the housing backlog. It could provide a test case for expropriation within the current constitutional limits, but critics say the plan could worsen the housing crisis. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa