Nigeria’s Intelligence Agency Detains Journalist to Force Him to Reveal Sources

[CPJ] Lomé -Nigerian authorities should release immediately Tony Ezimakor, the Abuja bureau chief of the privately owned Daily Independent newspaper, and stop trying to compel him to disclose his sources, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

[CPJ] Lomé -Nigerian authorities should release immediately Tony Ezimakor, the Abuja bureau chief of the privately owned Daily Independent newspaper, and stop trying to compel him to disclose his sources, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Speaker of Parliament Scolds Tsvangirai Family

[New Zimbabwe] Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda Tuesday took a swipe at the late MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s family for allegedly “poking their noses” into the inheritance of the ex-Prime Minister’s estate.

[New Zimbabwe] Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda Tuesday took a swipe at the late MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai's family for allegedly "poking their noses" into the inheritance of the ex-Prime Minister's estate.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Jim Ovia Endorses Ambode for Second Term

[Vanguard] Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr Jim Ovia, has expressed his desire to see Mr Akinwunmi Ambode re-elected as governor of Lagos State in 2019, hinging his position on what he sees as impressive performance in the last three years.

[Vanguard] Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr Jim Ovia, has expressed his desire to see Mr Akinwunmi Ambode re-elected as governor of Lagos State in 2019, hinging his position on what he sees as impressive performance in the last three years.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Another Blow for Zifa Rebels

[The Herald] After successfully staging their annual meeting and becoming the latest ZIFA affiliate to shun the association’s detractors and hold such an indaba, the Premier Soccer League will now have a workshop next week at which the top-flight’s new…

[The Herald] After successfully staging their annual meeting and becoming the latest ZIFA affiliate to shun the association's detractors and hold such an indaba, the Premier Soccer League will now have a workshop next week at which the top-flight's newboys will have their proper induction.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Politician Quits Mangoma-Led Opposition Alliance

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMFIRST leader Maxwell Shumba has quit the opposition Coalition of Democrats (CODE), describing the alliance as “worthless” and dismissing its presidential candidate as “incompetent”.

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMFIRST leader Maxwell Shumba has quit the opposition Coalition of Democrats (CODE), describing the alliance as "worthless" and dismissing its presidential candidate as "incompetent".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

U.S. Sanctions a Mugabe Legacy – Says Trump Official

[New Zimbabwe] The US government has not slapped President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration with fresh sanctions but just carried over “targeted measures” from former President Robert Mugabe’s excesses, a top official said Monday.

[New Zimbabwe] The US government has not slapped President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration with fresh sanctions but just carried over "targeted measures" from former President Robert Mugabe's excesses, a top official said Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cricket Team Enjoy Day of Days

[The Herald] Zimbabwe recorded their second win in the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier with an astonishing last over triumph over Afghanistan, shutting out their arch-rivals by two runs at Queens Sports Club yesterday. There were some unbelievable scen…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe recorded their second win in the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier with an astonishing last over triumph over Afghanistan, shutting out their arch-rivals by two runs at Queens Sports Club yesterday. There were some unbelievable scenes and even a pitch invasion, scenes only witnessed in local football matches, as fans could not control their excitement when left-arm seamer Brian Vitori had Shahpur Zadran caught behind by Brendan Taylor to hand Zimbabwe what at some stage looked like an impossible vic

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Central Bank Urges MFIs to Automate to Reduce Bad Loans

[New Times] The National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) has called on microfinance institutions (MFIs) across the country to embrace automation and reduce the rate of bad loans before the end of the year.

[New Times] The National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) has called on microfinance institutions (MFIs) across the country to embrace automation and reduce the rate of bad loans before the end of the year.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda