Scheme to Bribe MPs Exposed

[Times of Zambia] A foreign sponsored scheme has been exposed in which a desperate opposition Party is allegedly mobilising funds to give independent members of Parliament (MPs) to support the impeachment motion aimed at removing President Edgar Lungu …

[Times of Zambia] A foreign sponsored scheme has been exposed in which a desperate opposition Party is allegedly mobilising funds to give independent members of Parliament (MPs) to support the impeachment motion aimed at removing President Edgar Lungu from power pre-maturely.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Jail for Woman Using Racist Slur Sets New Precedent

[The Conversation Africa] A South African estate agent Vicky Momberg was caught on video verbally abusing a black policeman. She used the word ‘kaffirs’ repeatedly during her tirade against men who were trying to assist. The word is deeply offensive a…

[The Conversation Africa] A South African estate agent Vicky Momberg was caught on video verbally abusing a black policeman. She used the word 'kaffirs' repeatedly during her tirade against men who were trying to assist. The word is deeply offensive and considered the most racist in South Africa. The state brought a case of crimen injuria against Momberg and a court has sentenced her to three years in jail (one suspended). This makes her the first person in the country to be jailed for this offence. Thabo Leshilo asked legal exper

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

13-Year-Old Boy Honoured for Creating Radio System

[Observer] In upcountry Bushenyi, little-known Given Kayondo (13 years) last year surprised residents when he created a radio system that was able to transmit to schools within 1km of his former school, Parental Care nursery and primary school.

[Observer] In upcountry Bushenyi, little-known Given Kayondo (13 years) last year surprised residents when he created a radio system that was able to transmit to schools within 1km of his former school, Parental Care nursery and primary school.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Old Mutual Records U.S.$219 Million Profit

[Financial Gazette] Integrated financial services group, Old Mutual Zimbabwe Limited (OM) said its profit after tax went up 139 percent to $219 million profit surge in the full year to December 31, 2017 from $91,8 million due to improved business perfo…

[Financial Gazette] Integrated financial services group, Old Mutual Zimbabwe Limited (OM) said its profit after tax went up 139 percent to $219 million profit surge in the full year to December 31, 2017 from $91,8 million due to improved business performance across all the company's units.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Lost Son’ Tattoo Ensnares Serial Rapist

[Namibian] A TATTOO of a candle on the left shoulder of a man who was accused of carrying out a rape spree in Windhoek eight years ago is one of the key pieces of evidence that yesterday resulted in his conviction on 16 criminal charges.

[Namibian] A TATTOO of a candle on the left shoulder of a man who was accused of carrying out a rape spree in Windhoek eight years ago is one of the key pieces of evidence that yesterday resulted in his conviction on 16 criminal charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Marondera Hit By Shortage of STI Drugs

[New Zimbabwe] Marondera -People infected with Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) here are failing to access treatment at local clinics as the health centres have run out of the medication.

[New Zimbabwe] Marondera -People infected with Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) here are failing to access treatment at local clinics as the health centres have run out of the medication.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe