Benson Gicharu Pushed the Distance By Mombasa Boy

[Nation] Olympian pugilist, bantamweight Benson Gicharu of Kenya Police’s Chafua Chafua squad was forced to go the whole distance by a promising boxer from Coast, Brian Agina in the SportPesa National Boxing League before prevailing on unanimous points…

[Nation] Olympian pugilist, bantamweight Benson Gicharu of Kenya Police's Chafua Chafua squad was forced to go the whole distance by a promising boxer from Coast, Brian Agina in the SportPesa National Boxing League before prevailing on unanimous points in Thika on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

11 Dead and 900 Escape in Jail Attack

[Al Jazeera] Eleven people were killed and more than 900 inmates have escaped after unidentified assailants attacked a jail in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s restive east, an official said.

[Al Jazeera] Eleven people were killed and more than 900 inmates have escaped after unidentified assailants attacked a jail in the Democratic Republic of Congo's restive east, an official said.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

President Mugabe Back From UN

[The Herald] President Mugabe returned home yesterday from the United Nations where he attended the inaugural High-Level Conference on the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14. The SDGs are a set of sustainable development targets adopted …

[The Herald] President Mugabe returned home yesterday from the United Nations where he attended the inaugural High-Level Conference on the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14. The SDGs are a set of sustainable development targets adopted by the UN to succeed the Millennium Development Goals that lapsed in 2015, and SDG 14 deals with the conservation and sustainable use of oceans, seas and marine resources.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Group to Channel U.S.$10 Million Towards Solar Projects

[The Herald] The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) plans to channel close to $10 million towards solar energy projects in four African countries including Zimbabwe. The AECF is part of the Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) family and…

[The Herald] The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) plans to channel close to $10 million towards solar energy projects in four African countries including Zimbabwe. The AECF is part of the Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) family and has been supported by governments (Australia, Canada, Denmark, The Netherlands, Sweden and United Kingdom), and international financial institutions (Consultative Group to Assist the Poor and IFAD).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Acting Secretary to Parliament Appointed

[News24Wire] Penelope Tyawa has been appointed the acting Secretary to Parliament after Gengezi Mgidlana was “granted” special leave on Friday following a raft of corruption allegations against him.

[News24Wire] Penelope Tyawa has been appointed the acting Secretary to Parliament after Gengezi Mgidlana was "granted" special leave on Friday following a raft of corruption allegations against him.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Informal Traders Benefit From Housing Scheme

[The Herald] Chegutu West legislator Cde Dexter Nduna has engaged the National Social Security Authority (NSSA), through the National Building Society (NBS), to set up a housing scheme targeting informal traders in the town. Under the envisaged scheme,…

[The Herald] Chegutu West legislator Cde Dexter Nduna has engaged the National Social Security Authority (NSSA), through the National Building Society (NBS), to set up a housing scheme targeting informal traders in the town. Under the envisaged scheme, the informal traders are being urged to open accounts with the NBS, which is wholly owned by NSSA, in which they will deposit $1 per day towards servicing of the residential stands.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Green Economy – Tool for Sustainable Development

[The Herald] The green economy paradigm is necessary to overcome challenges of sustainability that the world is facing today, an expert has said. A green economy is one which ensures sustainable development without degrading the environment, one that m…

[The Herald] The green economy paradigm is necessary to overcome challenges of sustainability that the world is facing today, an expert has said. A green economy is one which ensures sustainable development without degrading the environment, one that minimises adverse impacts on society whilst fostering economic growth in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe