Stop Abusing Us, Electoral Commission Tells Political Parties

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) is not bothered by threats from opposition political parties that yesterday announced that they were disengaging from voluntary meetings under the banner of ZEC-Political Parties Dialogue Platform. T…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) is not bothered by threats from opposition political parties that yesterday announced that they were disengaging from voluntary meetings under the banner of ZEC-Political Parties Dialogue Platform. This came up after ZEC chairperson Justice Rita Makarau, together with other commissioners and the ZEC secretariat, walked out of a meeting with the parties in protest against continued "abuse at the hands of some political parties".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Time Running Out to Save Ruling Party – Stalwarts

[News24Wire] A group of over 100 ANC stalwarts is divided on its next move after the party rejected their suggestion to separate its national consultative conference from its policy conference in June.

[News24Wire] A group of over 100 ANC stalwarts is divided on its next move after the party rejected their suggestion to separate its national consultative conference from its policy conference in June.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Hacking Suspect Lives Large and Brags Big on Social Media

[Nation] On January 20, Alex Mutuku boarded the Lady of Zanzibar, the 554-passenger ferry that operated between Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar and Pemba islands. Before that, he took a picture of the red ferry, also known as Kilimanjaro V. “I hope she take…

[Nation] On January 20, Alex Mutuku boarded the Lady of Zanzibar, the 554-passenger ferry that operated between Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar and Pemba islands. Before that, he took a picture of the red ferry, also known as Kilimanjaro V. "I hope she takes care of me till there," he wrote on Facebook.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

World Bank to Change Development Assistance Approaches

[New Times] The World Bank president, Jim Yong Kim has said that the bank is shifting its approach to development in order to have a greater impact as well as reduce levels of poverty.

[New Times] The World Bank president, Jim Yong Kim has said that the bank is shifting its approach to development in order to have a greater impact as well as reduce levels of poverty.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Govt, Millers Strike Grain Deal

[The Herald] GOVERNMENT has already secured funds to buy grain from farmers while millers have availed $8 million for the repair of damaged Grain Marketing Board silos. This was revealed by Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday last week at a din…

[The Herald] GOVERNMENT has already secured funds to buy grain from farmers while millers have availed $8 million for the repair of damaged Grain Marketing Board silos. This was revealed by Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday last week at a dinner in Geneva held in his honour by Zimbabwe's ambassador to the United Nations and World Trade Organisation, Mr Taonga Mushayavanhu.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe