Activists Call for Month of ‘Ghost Towns’ Just Before Internet Shutdown

[African Arguments] The latest developments are the culmination of escalating tensions over several months, which have seen widespread strikes, protests, arrests and deaths.

[African Arguments] The latest developments are the culmination of escalating tensions over several months, which have seen widespread strikes, protests, arrests and deaths.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Consider Villagers’ Welfare On Evictions, Councils Told

[The Herald] LOCAL authorities should not evict villagers without consultations and a compensation plan, a Cabinet Minister has said. Addressing a Zanu-PF star rally attended by thousands of supporters at Gwindingwi High School in Bikita on Wednesday, …

[The Herald] LOCAL authorities should not evict villagers without consultations and a compensation plan, a Cabinet Minister has said. Addressing a Zanu-PF star rally attended by thousands of supporters at Gwindingwi High School in Bikita on Wednesday, the Minister of Local Government, Public Works and Urban Development, Cde Saviour Kasukuwere said rural district councils should respect villagers despite having legal control over land in their respective areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Footballer Hauled to Court

[The Herald] Footballer Tapiwa Mangezi appeared in court on Tuesday accused of ramming a vehicle with four University of Zimbabwe students who were on their way from a graduation party in October last year. Mangezi (28) was not a holder of a valid driv…

[The Herald] Footballer Tapiwa Mangezi appeared in court on Tuesday accused of ramming a vehicle with four University of Zimbabwe students who were on their way from a graduation party in October last year. Mangezi (28) was not a holder of a valid driver's licence when the accident occurred. He played for CAPS United, Gunners, Chiredzi and Shabanie Mine football clubs before becoming a player's coach at DC Academy.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

National Parks Names ‘Poaching Kingpin’

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (Zimparks) has named a suspected cross-border poaching kingpin as Dumisani Moyo. The authority said Moyo was hiding in Zambia and police were tracking him down. Zimparks spokesp…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (Zimparks) has named a suspected cross-border poaching kingpin as Dumisani Moyo. The authority said Moyo was hiding in Zambia and police were tracking him down. Zimparks spokesperson Ms Caroline Washaya-Moyo told The Herald recently that Moyo was working with a group of foreign criminals.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Beyond Recession, Towards a Resilient Economy

[Daily Trust] The management of Daily Trust requested a presentation from me on “BEYOND RECESSION: TOWARDS A RESILIENT ECONOMY”. My focus will be on “Towards a resilient economy” because virtually all the actions and policies that are required to help …

[Daily Trust] The management of Daily Trust requested a presentation from me on "BEYOND RECESSION: TOWARDS A RESILIENT ECONOMY". My focus will be on "Towards a resilient economy" because virtually all the actions and policies that are required to help build a resilient economy are the exact same ones that will naturally take Nigeria well beyond today's economic recession and unto a path of rapid and sustainable economic growth. If you aim for the skies you might end up at the ceiling. Likewise, if you do what is necessa

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sex Den Exposed

[Times of Zambia] SHORTLY after the demolition of the infamous Bulawayo brothel in Lusaka’s Chawama compound, another sex den has surfaced just opposite the demolished one and is already recording high numbers of illicit commercial sex from suspected Z…

[Times of Zambia] SHORTLY after the demolition of the infamous Bulawayo brothel in Lusaka's Chawama compound, another sex den has surfaced just opposite the demolished one and is already recording high numbers of illicit commercial sex from suspected Zimbabwean nationals.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Investigation an Assault On Character – Acting Police Commissioner

[News24Wire] Acting National Police Commissioner Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane on Thursday said he considered the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) investigation against him an assault on his character and integrity that was ai…

[News24Wire] Acting National Police Commissioner Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane on Thursday said he considered the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) investigation against him an assault on his character and integrity that was aimed at "irreparably damaging his reputation and taking his focus away from the execution of his duties".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fundraising for Mugabe’s Birthday Celebrations Begins

[The Herald] Bulawayo -Zanu-pf’s Matabeleland South Province has started fundraising for the 21st February Movement celebrations slated for next month in the province. This follows the setting up of 10 committees to spearhead preparations for the event…

[The Herald] Bulawayo -Zanu-pf's Matabeleland South Province has started fundraising for the 21st February Movement celebrations slated for next month in the province. This follows the setting up of 10 committees to spearhead preparations for the event set to be held at Matopos National Park. The party's Matabeleland South provincial secretary for information and publicity, Cde William Dewa, told our Bulawayo Bureau that the green light for the coordinating committees to start fundraising for the event has already been given.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Dear AB De Villiers, It’s Not Us, It’s You

[Daily Maverick] AB de Villiers’s on-again, off-gain love affair with Test cricket risks setting a dangerous precedent. And, while fans don’t have the right to demand anything of sports people, they have every right to feel aggrieved when they feel the…

[Daily Maverick] AB de Villiers's on-again, off-gain love affair with Test cricket risks setting a dangerous precedent. And, while fans don't have the right to demand anything of sports people, they have every right to feel aggrieved when they feel they are being sold porkies.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa