Pres. Lungu Graces Lusaka Slums On New Year’s Day

President Edgar Lungu and First Lady Esther this morning graced Lusaka slums visiting the ordinary to wish them a happy new year. Onlookers in Kanyama, Chipata and Ngombe were excited to see the lovable Head of State pop out of … Continued

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President Edgar Lungu and First Lady Esther this morning graced Lusaka slums visiting the ordinary to wish them a happy new year. Onlookers in Kanyama, Chipata and Ngombe were excited to see the lovable Head of State pop out of the sun-roof of his presidential vehicle clenching his fist – the PF symbol – in greeting them. President Lungu also visited clinics in the three areas of the densely populated Lusaka areas meeting New Year’s Day babies. The post Pres. Lungu Graces Lusaka Slums On New Year’s Day appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Environment Minister Shot Dead in Capital

[Deutsche Welle] Police have arrested a woman in connection to the assassination of a government minister, authorities said. Burundi has witnessed a period of political violence that has left 500 people dead and 300,000 others displaced.

[Deutsche Welle] Police have arrested a woman in connection to the assassination of a government minister, authorities said. Burundi has witnessed a period of political violence that has left 500 people dead and 300,000 others displaced.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

‘Foreigners’ in Their Own Homeland?

[Africa In Fact] In October 2016 Côte d’Ivoire will hold a referendum on constitutional reforms. While president Alassane Ouattara perceives this as an opportunity to modernise the constitution, opposition party members have condemned the move as anti-democratic and illegitimate. The opposition parties’ concerns arise from recent attempts by leaders of other African countries to amend their constitutions to extend their stay in power. In some instances this has resulted in violence, as exemplified in Burundi in 2015.

[Africa In Fact] In October 2016 Côte d'Ivoire will hold a referendum on constitutional reforms. While president Alassane Ouattara perceives this as an opportunity to modernise the constitution, opposition party members have condemned the move as anti-democratic and illegitimate. The opposition parties' concerns arise from recent attempts by leaders of other African countries to amend their constitutions to extend their stay in power. In some instances this has resulted in violence, as exemplified in Burundi in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

Ellis Names Banyana Squad to Face France

[Sascoc] Interim head coach of the Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana, Desiree Ellis, has named a squad of 22 players to face France in an international friendly match scheduled for 22 January in Saint-Denis, Reunion Islands.

[Sascoc] Interim head coach of the Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana, Desiree Ellis, has named a squad of 22 players to face France in an international friendly match scheduled for 22 January in Saint-Denis, Reunion Islands.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mom, 2 Sons ‘Burnt Beyond Recognition’ As Lightning Strikes Their Hut

[News24Wire] A woman together with her two sons were this week burnt beyond recognition after lightning struck the hut in which they were sheltering in south eastern Zimbabwe, a report said on Saturday.

[News24Wire] A woman together with her two sons were this week burnt beyond recognition after lightning struck the hut in which they were sheltering in south eastern Zimbabwe, a report said on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Canoening – Ward Looks to Go One Better At Drak Challenge

[Sascoc] This year’s runner-up Jenna Ward will be hoping that two weeks in Thailand shortly before the 2017 N3TC Drak Challenge canoe marathon will help more than hinder her performance at the two-day contest that takes place on the uMzimkhulu River in…

[Sascoc] This year's runner-up Jenna Ward will be hoping that two weeks in Thailand shortly before the 2017 N3TC Drak Challenge canoe marathon will help more than hinder her performance at the two-day contest that takes place on the uMzimkhulu River in the Southern Drakensberg on 21-22 January.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Netball Extravaganza for Durban

[Sascoc] Netball lovers have a feast to look forward in the New Year, when the world’s top netball teams arrive in Durban late January for the next phase of the Quad Series, involving Australia, New Zealand, England and South Africa.

[Sascoc] Netball lovers have a feast to look forward in the New Year, when the world's top netball teams arrive in Durban late January for the next phase of the Quad Series, involving Australia, New Zealand, England and South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lawyers Challenge Referral of Red Sea Islands Deal to Parliament

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egyptian lawyers, Khaled Ali and Ali Ayoub, filed a lawsuit on Saturday in the administrative court challenging the referral of the maritime border demarcation agreement between Egypt and Saudi Arabia to the parliament.

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egyptian lawyers, Khaled Ali and Ali Ayoub, filed a lawsuit on Saturday in the administrative court challenging the referral of the maritime border demarcation agreement between Egypt and Saudi Arabia to the parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt