Farmington Hotel General Manager Resigns

[Observer] Ronald Stilting served as the first general manager of the Farmington Hotel. Ahead of the Ecowas Summit earlier this year, Stilting led President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on a guided tour of the Hotel.

[Observer] Ronald Stilting served as the first general manager of the Farmington Hotel. Ahead of the Ecowas Summit earlier this year, Stilting led President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on a guided tour of the Hotel.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

House Probes U.S.$30 Million Foya Rice Farm Shutdown

[Observer] The failed US$30 million Mechanized Rice Production Project funded by the Libyan government through a concession grant from the African Development Agency (ADA) is under investigation by the House of Representatives.

[Observer] The failed US$30 million Mechanized Rice Production Project funded by the Libyan government through a concession grant from the African Development Agency (ADA) is under investigation by the House of Representatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Bid to Block Herbert Nkala Re-Election Fails

[Financial Gazette] A disgruntled FBC Holdings minority shareholder lost his bid to block the re-election of chairman Herbert Nkala at an annual general meeting (AGM) last week after failing to win the support of key shareholders, the Financial Gazette…

[Financial Gazette] A disgruntled FBC Holdings minority shareholder lost his bid to block the re-election of chairman Herbert Nkala at an annual general meeting (AGM) last week after failing to win the support of key shareholders, the Financial Gazette has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Former Deputy Prime Minister Ponders Political Rebound

[The Herald] Former Deputy Prime Minister in the inclusive Government Professor Arthur Mutambara yesterday said he is considering bouncing back into politics. Prof Mutambara, who was MDC leader, withdrew from politics and public life at the end of the …

[The Herald] Former Deputy Prime Minister in the inclusive Government Professor Arthur Mutambara yesterday said he is considering bouncing back into politics. Prof Mutambara, who was MDC leader, withdrew from politics and public life at the end of the inclusive Government in July 2013, following a heavy electoral defeat of opposition parties by zanu-pf.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Top British Diplomat Roots for Closer Rwanda-UK Relations

[New Times] A top British diplomat, Sir Simon McDonald, has said that if countries are to progress and make things better for their people, it is important that they work closely together.

[New Times] A top British diplomat, Sir Simon McDonald, has said that if countries are to progress and make things better for their people, it is important that they work closely together.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Mutharika Misses Independence Celebrations Following Stampede

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika was forced to missed the Independence day cerebrations at the Bingu National Stadium (BNS) following the death of eight people – including seven children – in a stampede ahead of friendly between top sides Nyasa …

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika was forced to missed the Independence day cerebrations at the Bingu National Stadium (BNS) following the death of eight people - including seven children - in a stampede ahead of friendly between top sides Nyasa Big Bullets and Silver Strikers.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Hurungwe Arts Fest Roars Into Life

[The Herald] Tawanda Marwizi Arts Correspondent This year’s edition of Hurungwe Arts Festival roars into life today with different musical, theatre and dance groups expected to illuminate the town with dance and music.

[The Herald] Tawanda Marwizi Arts Correspondent This year's edition of Hurungwe Arts Festival roars into life today with different musical, theatre and dance groups expected to illuminate the town with dance and music.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Warriors Move Up FIFA Rankings

[The Herald] The Warriors victory over Liberia in the 2019 Nations Cup qualifiers has earned Zimbabwe an upward move on the FIFA world rankings after they climbed 14 places up the table. The Warriors are now ranked 101 in the world up from last month’s…

[The Herald] The Warriors victory over Liberia in the 2019 Nations Cup qualifiers has earned Zimbabwe an upward move on the FIFA world rankings after they climbed 14 places up the table. The Warriors are now ranked 101 in the world up from last month's 115th place.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Biometric Voter Registration Kits Procurement Gathers Momentum

[The Herald] Preparations for 2018 general elections have gathered momentum with payment for the first batch of biometric voter registration (BVR) kits expected to be made next week as the $7,5 million meant to buy the kits is now in the Zimbabwe Elect…

[The Herald] Preparations for 2018 general elections have gathered momentum with payment for the first batch of biometric voter registration (BVR) kits expected to be made next week as the $7,5 million meant to buy the kits is now in the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) bank account.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe