Govt Grants Diaspora Returnees Farms, Evicts Them After Eight Months

[New Zimbabwe] GOVERNMENT has, with immediate effect, ordered over 170 A2 farmers out of Triangle Ranch in the Masvingo Province, barely eight months after granting them farmland.

[New Zimbabwe] GOVERNMENT has, with immediate effect, ordered over 170 A2 farmers out of Triangle Ranch in the Masvingo Province, barely eight months after granting them farmland.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Warriors Ready for Elephants

[The Herald] Petros Kausiyo and Grace Chingoma -ZIMBABWE’S international friendly against Cote d’Ivoire in Abidjan on Boxing Day might be missing several key players, but the encounter will present a number of players who have been on the fringes of se…

[The Herald] Petros Kausiyo and Grace Chingoma -ZIMBABWE'S international friendly against Cote d'Ivoire in Abidjan on Boxing Day might be missing several key players, but the encounter will present a number of players who have been on the fringes of selection with a last big chance to impress coach Callisto Pasuwa.Pasuwa was scheduled to fly out with a second string side for the game that will officially kick-start the national team training camp with a host of the senior team's players who play outside the country expected to join camp from December 26

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mliswa Says All Parties Sinking, Count Me Out

[New Zimbabwe] NORTON MP, Temba Mliswa, said he is joining any political party in the near future not only because they are all “sinking” but also because they lack vision, direction and respect for both the electorate and their senior membership.

[New Zimbabwe] NORTON MP, Temba Mliswa, said he is joining any political party in the near future not only because they are all "sinking" but also because they lack vision, direction and respect for both the electorate and their senior membership.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kabila-Opposition Deal May Be Close

[Al Jazeera] Congolese politicians have agreed in principle to a deal under which President Joseph Kabila leaves office by the end of next year, opposition leaders said, an unexpected breakthrough after more than 40 people died in anti-government prote…

[Al Jazeera] Congolese politicians have agreed in principle to a deal under which President Joseph Kabila leaves office by the end of next year, opposition leaders said, an unexpected breakthrough after more than 40 people died in anti-government protests this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Minister Mathema Weds 23 Year Old Lover

[New Zimbabwe] IMAGES have emerged showing a jovial Matebeleland North Provincial Affairs minister Cain Mathema dancing after he had officially married his 23 year old lover on Thursday.

[New Zimbabwe] IMAGES have emerged showing a jovial Matebeleland North Provincial Affairs minister Cain Mathema dancing after he had officially married his 23 year old lover on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

More Than 5,000 MIgrants Died at Sea in 2016

[UN News] Highlighting that the number of causalities in the Mediterranean Sea this year has crossed 5,000 with the latest reports of about 100 people feared to have drowned, the United Nations refugee agency has called on countries to increase pathway…

[UN News] Highlighting that the number of causalities in the Mediterranean Sea this year has crossed 5,000 with the latest reports of about 100 people feared to have drowned, the United Nations refugee agency has called on countries to increase pathways for admission of refugees.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

‘Heavy-Handed and Irresponsible Response’ to Protests Could Lead to Further Conflict, Warns UN Rights Chief

[UN News] Amid reports that dozens of people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in recent days, the top United Nations human rights official has warned that repression of dissenting voices and a heavy-handed and irresponsibl…

[UN News] Amid reports that dozens of people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in recent days, the top United Nations human rights official has warned that repression of dissenting voices and a heavy-handed and irresponsible response to the protests risk provoking more violence and could cause further conflict in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Final Trial Results Confirm Ebola Vaccine Provides ‘High Protection’ – UN Health Agency

[UN News] The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has said that an experimental Ebola vaccine has been found to be highly protective against the deadly virus in a major trial in Guinea.

[UN News] The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has said that an experimental Ebola vaccine has been found to be highly protective against the deadly virus in a major trial in Guinea.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Tentative Transition Deal Announced in DRC

[Deutsche Welle] While the deal is awaiting final approval, an agreement has reportedly been struck in the DRC that would lead to President Kabila stepping down at the end in 2017. Opposition representatives have agreed to the deal.

[Deutsche Welle] While the deal is awaiting final approval, an agreement has reportedly been struck in the DRC that would lead to President Kabila stepping down at the end in 2017. Opposition representatives have agreed to the deal.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa