Immigration Department Over Exceeds Target By 55%

[Nyasa Times] The Immigration Department–under the Ministry of Home Affairs and Internal Security–collected K10 708 436 091 in the financial year ending June 30, representing 155 percent collections of its approved target.

[Nyasa Times] The Immigration Department--under the Ministry of Home Affairs and Internal Security--collected K10 708 436 091 in the financial year ending June 30, representing 155 percent collections of its approved target.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Trust Mobilize Communities On Wetlands Protection

[263Chat] In a bid to increase awareness on the need to preserve wetlands, the Harare Wetland Trust has started a campaign aimed at mobilizing communities to be actively involved in the preservation of wetlands in Harare.

[263Chat] In a bid to increase awareness on the need to preserve wetlands, the Harare Wetland Trust has started a campaign aimed at mobilizing communities to be actively involved in the preservation of wetlands in Harare.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

NGO in Top-of-Mind Awareness On Green Energy

[Nyasa Times] Renew’n’Able Malawi, a non-governmental organization working towards ensuring that everyone has access to clean energy in Malawi by 2030–says communities are a critical player in the generation of green energy in the country.

[Nyasa Times] Renew'n'Able Malawi, a non-governmental organization working towards ensuring that everyone has access to clean energy in Malawi by 2030--says communities are a critical player in the generation of green energy in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

U.S. Pledges Additional $62.7 Million to Help Uganda’s Refugee Operations

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda – The United States has once again demonstrated its ongoing commitment to providing life-saving assistance to those affected by conflict worldwide with a pledge of nearly $639 million in additional humanitarian a…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda - The United States has once again demonstrated its ongoing commitment to providing life-saving assistance to those affected by conflict worldwide with a pledge of nearly $639 million in additional humanitarian assistance.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Woodstock Residents Protest On Symbolic Bridge Against Their Evictions

[GroundUp] Over a dozen Woodstock residents and their supporters held up posters and banners on Father Basil van Rensburg Bridge during peak hour traffic on Tuesday afternoon. The posters said “no to Blikkiesdorp” and “Woodstock is my home”. Cars and t…

[GroundUp] Over a dozen Woodstock residents and their supporters held up posters and banners on Father Basil van Rensburg Bridge during peak hour traffic on Tuesday afternoon. The posters said "no to Blikkiesdorp" and "Woodstock is my home". Cars and taxis in bumper-to-bumper traffic leaving the CBD on Nelson Mandela Boulevard today hooted in support of the group who were protesting against recent evictions in the Woodstock area.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Opposition Politician Charged With Murdering Cop

[News24Wire] Police in Zimbabwe have arrested a Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) official and charged him with murdering a policeman during skirmishes that erupted in Harare between street vendors and police late last month, his lawyer said.

[News24Wire] Police in Zimbabwe have arrested a Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) official and charged him with murdering a policeman during skirmishes that erupted in Harare between street vendors and police late last month, his lawyer said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Debate – Zuma Must Go, but Secret Vote Holds Both Promise and Risks

[Daily Maverick] It is still unclear whether Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete will allow a secret ballot in Parliament’s upcoming vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma. If Mbete does allow for secrecy while voting, though, does that have the …

[Daily Maverick] It is still unclear whether Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete will allow a secret ballot in Parliament's upcoming vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma. If Mbete does allow for secrecy while voting, though, does that have the potential to set a dangerous precedent for South Africa's democracy? This was one of the questions under discussion on Tuesday night in Cape Town, where an occasionally heated event organised by a coalition of civil society groups saw UDM leader Bantu Holomisa, rogue ANC MP M

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa