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

Outrage Over Proposed Town Clerk’s Expensive Vehicle

[New Zimbabwe] Gweru residents have come guns blazing after council sought to buy a new vehicle for town clerk Elizabeth Gwatipedza, arguing that the purchase is not a priority given the state of council finances and deteriorating service delivery.

[New Zimbabwe] Gweru residents have come guns blazing after council sought to buy a new vehicle for town clerk Elizabeth Gwatipedza, arguing that the purchase is not a priority given the state of council finances and deteriorating service delivery.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Eight-Year Ban for Tsotsobe Under CSA Anti-Corruption Code

[News24Wire] Cricket South Africa (CSA) has banned former Proteas and Highveld Lions player Lonwabo Tsotsobe for several breaches of its Anti-Corruption Code for Personnel (“the Code”).

[News24Wire] Cricket South Africa (CSA) has banned former Proteas and Highveld Lions player Lonwabo Tsotsobe for several breaches of its Anti-Corruption Code for Personnel ("the Code").

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

11 Killed, 21 Injured in Maiduguri Multiple Suicide Attacks

[Premium Times] At least eleven persons were killed and 21 others injured after Boko Haram suicide bombers attacked three separate locations in Maiduguri on Tuesday night, witnesses and officials said.

[Premium Times] At least eleven persons were killed and 21 others injured after Boko Haram suicide bombers attacked three separate locations in Maiduguri on Tuesday night, witnesses and officials said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kweneng District Show Back

[Botswana Daily News] Molepolole -Organisers of the Kweneng District Show have promised a much bigger and better show scheduled for July 27-29 at Molepolole show grounds, Garanta ward.

[Botswana Daily News] Molepolole -Organisers of the Kweneng District Show have promised a much bigger and better show scheduled for July 27-29 at Molepolole show grounds, Garanta ward.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Crime Rate On The Rise in Mogoditshane

[Botswana Daily News] Mogoditshane Police Station commander Superintendent Agreement Mapeu has called on residents within his policing area to join hands with the police to fight the escalating incidents of crime.

[Botswana Daily News] Mogoditshane Police Station commander Superintendent Agreement Mapeu has called on residents within his policing area to join hands with the police to fight the escalating incidents of crime.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana