Kwesé TV Taken Off Air

[Zimbabwe Standard] Kwesé TV has suspended operations following a decision by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) to appeal to the Supreme Court, a High Court ruling that gave Econet Media’s pay-per view service the greenlight to operate in the country.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Kwesé TV has suspended operations following a decision by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) to appeal to the Supreme Court, a High Court ruling that gave Econet Media's pay-per view service the greenlight to operate in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Rwanda Poll Was Not Free or Clean, UK Now Claims

[East African] Over a month after the presidential election in Rwanda, the United Kingdom now claims there were irregularities in ballot counting and the registration process of candidates.

[East African] Over a month after the presidential election in Rwanda, the United Kingdom now claims there were irregularities in ballot counting and the registration process of candidates.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Tanzanian Police Arrest 20 Suspected of Being Gay

[Deutsche Welle] The arrests in Zanzibar mark the latest in the government’s relatively recent crackdown on homosexuality. The punishment for sex among men can be 30 years to life in prison, but there is no ban on lesbian relationships.

[Deutsche Welle] The arrests in Zanzibar mark the latest in the government's relatively recent crackdown on homosexuality. The punishment for sex among men can be 30 years to life in prison, but there is no ban on lesbian relationships.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Congolese Troops Shoot Dozens of Burundian Refugees in DRC

[Deutsche Welle] Thousands of Burundi refugees have fled their country to the DRC in order to escape violence. Yet across the border, clashes with Congolese security forces have left some refugees dead.

[Deutsche Welle] Thousands of Burundi refugees have fled their country to the DRC in order to escape violence. Yet across the border, clashes with Congolese security forces have left some refugees dead.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe Opposition Leader, Airlifted to South African Hospital

[Deutsche Welle] Tsvangirai plans to challenge Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe’s next year’s presidential elections. Some Zimbabwean media outlets have also reported that the country’s vice president has been poisoned.

[Deutsche Welle] Tsvangirai plans to challenge Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe's next year's presidential elections. Some Zimbabwean media outlets have also reported that the country's vice president has been poisoned.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

UN Seeks More Peacekeeping Troops for CAR As Violence Surges

[Deutsche Welle] Officials say the situation has been deteriorating in the southeast of the country since US special forces withdrew. They were hunting for war crimes suspect Joseph Kony who heads the violent Lord’s Resistance Army.

[Deutsche Welle] Officials say the situation has been deteriorating in the southeast of the country since US special forces withdrew. They were hunting for war crimes suspect Joseph Kony who heads the violent Lord's Resistance Army.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Nigeria’s Buhari Speaks Out On Biafra

[Deutsche Welle] Following tensions gripping the country between Biafra agitators and security forces, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated that his adminstration will not bow down to demands of separatism.

[Deutsche Welle] Following tensions gripping the country between Biafra agitators and security forces, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated that his adminstration will not bow down to demands of separatism.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenya Opposition Banks On Poll Petitions to Increase Numbers

[East African] Kenya’s opposition coalition, National Super Alliance, is hoping to boost its numbers in the national parliament and county governments through election petitions, which affiliate parties have filed in its strongholds.

[East African] Kenya's opposition coalition, National Super Alliance, is hoping to boost its numbers in the national parliament and county governments through election petitions, which affiliate parties have filed in its strongholds.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

With N5bn Intervention Fund, FG Seeks to Boost Solid Minerals Sector

[This Day] Olaseni Durojaiye examines the impact of a N5 billion funding support for artisanal and small scale miners in the continuing effort of the federal government to diversify the revenue base of the economy

[This Day] Olaseni Durojaiye examines the impact of a N5 billion funding support for artisanal and small scale miners in the continuing effort of the federal government to diversify the revenue base of the economy

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Assets Tracking, Critical to Anti-Corruption Fight, ICPC Scribe Asserts

[This Day] The Secretary, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Dr. Musa Abubakar, has asserted that assets tracing, recovery and management is essential component in the fight against corruption.

[This Day] The Secretary, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Dr. Musa Abubakar, has asserted that assets tracing, recovery and management is essential component in the fight against corruption.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria