High Court Upholds Water Disconnection Rulings

[The Herald] The High Court has upheld previous rulings that it is illegal for Harare City Council to disconnect water supplies to defaulting businesses and residents without a court order. The city, however, says it is going to appeal against the deci…

[The Herald] The High Court has upheld previous rulings that it is illegal for Harare City Council to disconnect water supplies to defaulting businesses and residents without a court order. The city, however, says it is going to appeal against the decision at the Supreme Court. Last year, the city got a reprieve after a High Court judge gave it the green light to disconnect water for defaulting residents without a court order provided it follows provisions of the Harare (Water) By-laws S.164/1913, which require that co

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Suspects Arrested for Possession of Suspected Stolen Vehicle – Boitekong

[SAPS] Rustenburg -On Monday, 22 May 2017, Phokeng Flying Squad did a sterling job when they arrested a 34-year-old man for possession of a suspected stolen motor vehicle at approximately 10:00 in Boitekong near Rustenburg.

[SAPS] Rustenburg -On Monday, 22 May 2017, Phokeng Flying Squad did a sterling job when they arrested a 34-year-old man for possession of a suspected stolen motor vehicle at approximately 10:00 in Boitekong near Rustenburg.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South African Condems Suspected Terrorist Attack in United Kingdom

[Govt of SA] The South African Government joins the international community in strongly condemning what appears to be a terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena in Manchester on Monday, 22 May 2017, resulting in the unfortunate deaths and injuries of n…

[Govt of SA] The South African Government joins the international community in strongly condemning what appears to be a terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena in Manchester on Monday, 22 May 2017, resulting in the unfortunate deaths and injuries of numerous children and youths.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Plastic Money Use – Learn From Sweden

[The Herald] In 1661, Sweden was the first country in Europe to introduce banknotes through the Stockholms Banco, which later formed the country’s central bank. Interestingly, Sweden has become the world’s first cashless society where physical money is…

[The Herald] In 1661, Sweden was the first country in Europe to introduce banknotes through the Stockholms Banco, which later formed the country's central bank. Interestingly, Sweden has become the world's first cashless society where physical money is not accepted in most transactions, including as church offerings! Yes, you cannot even buy a bus ticket or a candy bar with cash, or coins for that matter, which retailers are legally entitled to refuse.

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UN Refugee Agency Ramps Up Response As Libya’s Humanitarian Crisis Deepens

[UN News] Conflict, insecurity, political instability and a collapsing economy have contributed to the deteriorating humanitarian crisis in Libya, prompting the United Nations refugee agency to announce plans to step-up its presence and programmes there.

[UN News] Conflict, insecurity, political instability and a collapsing economy have contributed to the deteriorating humanitarian crisis in Libya, prompting the United Nations refugee agency to announce plans to step-up its presence and programmes there.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Ethiopian Airlines Defends Deportation Charges From Nigerian Passengers

[Guardian] Ethiopian Airlines yesterday defended its “refundable deportation fees” being collected from Nigerian passengers. The airlines’ General Manager in Nigeria, Solomon Begashaw denied the claims that the charges were “unauthorised fees” and an a…

[Guardian] Ethiopian Airlines yesterday defended its "refundable deportation fees" being collected from Nigerian passengers. The airlines' General Manager in Nigeria, Solomon Begashaw denied the claims that the charges were "unauthorised fees" and an attempt to exploit Nigerians.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Group Decries Harmful Consumption of Alcohol Among the Youth

[Malawi News Agency] Nsanje -The Malawi Alcohol Policy Alliance (MAPA) has decried the continued harmful consumption of alcohol among young people in the country saying it is putting their lives at stake.

[Malawi News Agency] Nsanje -The Malawi Alcohol Policy Alliance (MAPA) has decried the continued harmful consumption of alcohol among young people in the country saying it is putting their lives at stake.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Preachers of Prosperity – Faith As Business

[Deutsche Welle] Five centuries ago, Martin Luther reformed the Christian church to prevent the marketing of religion. But in Africa, the debate over blending God and money is a very timely one.

[Deutsche Welle] Five centuries ago, Martin Luther reformed the Christian church to prevent the marketing of religion. But in Africa, the debate over blending God and money is a very timely one.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana