President Jacob Zuma Saddened By Passing of SANDF Soldier in the DRC

[SA Govt] The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, President Jacob Zuma, has expressed deep sadness and extended his heartfelt condolences to the family of South African soldier, Rifleman Moalosi Mokhothu who fell on Monday, 19 December 2016, during…

[SA Govt] The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, President Jacob Zuma, has expressed deep sadness and extended his heartfelt condolences to the family of South African soldier, Rifleman Moalosi Mokhothu who fell on Monday, 19 December 2016, during a gunfight with rebels in North Kivu, in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Enough Blood for Festive Season – NBSZ

[The Herald] The National Blood Service of Zimbabwe (NBSZ) says it has enough blood in stock to cope with increased demand associated with road accidents during the festive season.

[The Herald] The National Blood Service of Zimbabwe (NBSZ) says it has enough blood in stock to cope with increased demand associated with road accidents during the festive season.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Novelist Ahmed Naji Released Pending Court Decision On Appeal

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Novelist Ahmed Naji was released from Bulaq police station on Thursday a few days after an Egyptian court suspended his prison sentence on charges of publishing “sexually explicit” excerpts from his novel, lawyer Mokhtar Mounir s…

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Novelist Ahmed Naji was released from Bulaq police station on Thursday a few days after an Egyptian court suspended his prison sentence on charges of publishing "sexually explicit" excerpts from his novel, lawyer Mokhtar Mounir said.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Avoid Road Carnage This Season

[The Herald] On December 24 last year, the bus I was travelling on to Beitbridge was involved in an accident shortly after Gwayi River Bridge along the infamous Harare-Beitbridge Highway. I call it “infamous” because of the bad state that the road is i…

[The Herald] On December 24 last year, the bus I was travelling on to Beitbridge was involved in an accident shortly after Gwayi River Bridge along the infamous Harare-Beitbridge Highway. I call it "infamous" because of the bad state that the road is in at the moment.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

A New Year in Morocco-U.S. Relations?

[Moroccan American Center] In its recent 2017 Global Forecast, the Center for Strategic and Internal Studies (CSIS) asked veteran policy analyst, security expert, and former senior government official Dr. Anthony H. Cordesman to provide his perspective…

[Moroccan American Center] In its recent 2017 Global Forecast, the Center for Strategic and Internal Studies (CSIS) asked veteran policy analyst, security expert, and former senior government official Dr. Anthony H. Cordesman to provide his perspective on "What are the main risks we face in the Middle East?"

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Delta in U.S.$26 Million Tax Debt Storm

[The Herald] The High Court has thrown out an urgent interdict application by Delta Beverages (Pvt) Limited, paving way for the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) to garnish the beverage maker’s bank accounts to recover over $26 million in outstanding …

[The Herald] The High Court has thrown out an urgent interdict application by Delta Beverages (Pvt) Limited, paving way for the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) to garnish the beverage maker's bank accounts to recover over $26 million in outstanding taxes.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Alexio’s Christmas Present

[The Herald] Afro Jazz crooner Alexio Kawara will tonight hold a show at Bar Rouge that will be his Christmas present to the his legions of fans. He said since it was going to be a gift to his fans, revellers would have the chance to determine the play…

[The Herald] Afro Jazz crooner Alexio Kawara will tonight hold a show at Bar Rouge that will be his Christmas present to the his legions of fans. He said since it was going to be a gift to his fans, revellers would have the chance to determine the play-list.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Prospective Uranium Producer Granted Mineral Deposit Licence

[Namibia Economist] Marenica Energy recently announced on the Namibia Stock Exchange, that the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) has granted a Mineral Deposit Retention Licence (MDRL) on its Marenica Uranium Project in Namibia.

[Namibia Economist] Marenica Energy recently announced on the Namibia Stock Exchange, that the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) has granted a Mineral Deposit Retention Licence (MDRL) on its Marenica Uranium Project in Namibia.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

MPs Block Plan to Use Shs116.7 Billion Petroleum Fund Money for Oil Roads

[Monitor] Parliament -Parliament has turned down the government’s request to withdraw Shs116.6 billion from the Petroleum Fund to finance the construction of roads in the oil belt.

[Monitor] Parliament -Parliament has turned down the government's request to withdraw Shs116.6 billion from the Petroleum Fund to finance the construction of roads in the oil belt.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda