Art Exhibition On Eritrean Culture

[Shabait] Asmara -An art exhibition by Prof. Betty LaDuke is being staged at Asmara Palace Hotel. The exhibition was opened by Foreign Minister Osman Saleh on 21 December.

[Shabait] Asmara -An art exhibition by Prof. Betty LaDuke is being staged at Asmara Palace Hotel. The exhibition was opened by Foreign Minister Osman Saleh on 21 December.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

New Disease Resistant Cassava Varieties to Be Multiplied

[New Times] Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) says that about 20 million cuttings of new cassava varieties are expected to be multiplied on 1000hectares during season 2017A (started in September) and 1000hectares in 2017B (starts in February).

[New Times] Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) says that about 20 million cuttings of new cassava varieties are expected to be multiplied on 1000hectares during season 2017A (started in September) and 1000hectares in 2017B (starts in February).

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Minister – Zisco Likely to Re-Open in 2017

[New Zimbabwe] THE effectively mothballed Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (Ziscosteel) will likely resume operations towards the end of 2017 with government short-listing potential investors in January.

[New Zimbabwe] THE effectively mothballed Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (Ziscosteel) will likely resume operations towards the end of 2017 with government short-listing potential investors in January.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

New Ebola Vaccine Trial Results Offer Hope

[IPS] United Nations -A new Ebola vaccine may be the first to successfully protect against one of the world’s most lethal pathogens, according to a trial involving over 11,000 participants in Guinea.

[IPS] United Nations -A new Ebola vaccine may be the first to successfully protect against one of the world's most lethal pathogens, according to a trial involving over 11,000 participants in Guinea.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

China Denies ‘Money Diplomacy’ With Sao Tome and Principe

[Focac] Beijing -China on Thursday denied “money diplomacy” with Sao Tome and Principe after the Central African nation cut the so-called “diplomatic ties” with Taiwan.

[Focac] Beijing -China on Thursday denied "money diplomacy" with Sao Tome and Principe after the Central African nation cut the so-called "diplomatic ties" with Taiwan.

source: AllAfrica News: São Tomé and Príncipe

Kazala Drops Inappropriate Joke; Preaches Love & Forgiveness

Suspended FAZ vice-president Richard Kazala has dropped an inappropriate joke that made fun of Chainama Hills Hospital patients quickly replacing it with a message resonating a resigned tone of love and forgiveness. Kazala had initially conveyed a mocking message a … Continued

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Suspended FAZ vice-president Richard Kazala has dropped an inappropriate joke that made fun of Chainama Hills Hospital patients quickly replacing it with a message resonating a resigned tone of love and forgiveness. Kazala had initially conveyed a mocking message a his official Christmas salutation. His advisors quickly moved in to ask him to drop the message as it was not befitting of his status as former lawmaker. Shortly after deleting the message, Kazala crafted a different one which was like a sermon. BELOW IS KAZALA’S NEW CHRISTMAS MESSAGE Greetings to you all. May I take this opportunity to wish you Merry Christmas my friends and family of football. Let’s celebrate the birth of Jesus our saviour and use it as a testimony of him coming to judge the leaving and the dead in our lives. Just as we have laws of the land, God also has given us laws to obey. Let’s obey his laws, remember here on earth when you commit or break the law of the land, it doesn’t go without punishment, this is the major difference God forgives without condition or punishment as long as you open up your hearts, he loves us all, most importantly God teaches to confess our sins and also forgive those that have trespassed us, that has been his only condition, that’s the meaning of Christmas, forgive and give out. You cannot confess your sins and not forgive those that have offended you. God Bless us all. Happy Christmas- Veep Richard Kazala The post Kazala Drops Inappropriate Joke; Preaches Love & Forgiveness appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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CongoCrisis: 34 Civilians Dead; Catholic Church Seek Peaceful Deal

Citizens in the Democratic Republic of Congo face ongoing uncertainty and violence as Joseph Kabila, to date, still has not relinquished power. Mr. Kabila’s lawful tenure as president ended on December 19. Since then thousands of Congolese have peacefully protested … Continued

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Citizens in the Democratic Republic of Congo face ongoing uncertainty and violence as Joseph Kabila, to date, still has not relinquished power. Mr. Kabila’s lawful tenure as president ended on December 19. Since then thousands of Congolese have peacefully protested and at least 34 protesters have been killed. Unfortunately, the weekend saw another 21 civilians killed near Beni. Although this has been the site of skirmishes over the past two years, many believe Congolese soldiers are involved in the unrest. According to Reuters, discussions to set up a presidential election will continue this week: Local mediators from the Catholic church hope talks between Kabila’s ruling coalition and the main opposition bloc will produce a deal by Friday for Kabila to step down after an election in late 2017. Catholic priests across DRC on Sunday read out a message from the church’s national head, cardinal Laurent Monsengwo, saying: “The time is over when one tried to hold onto power with arms by killing one’s people, these young people who only seek out their right to live with a little more dignity.†Late last week, both The Washington Post and The New York Times opined on the escalating crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Post called on the incoming Trump Administration to act as, in its words, “if the flame of freedom doesn’t burn brightly from the United States, then next year the path for democracy will be darker for millions of people elsewhereâ€. And The Times advises “Kabila to call off his security forces and step down as head of the interim governmentâ€. The post CongoCrisis: 34 Civilians Dead; Catholic Church Seek Peaceful Deal appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports