Fight Against Poaching Deemed Permanent Challenge – Environment Minister

[ANGOP] Luanda -The fight against poaching and criminal networks that traffic animals are the permanent challenges of the Ministry of Environment, said on Monday the incumbent minister, Fátima Jardim.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The fight against poaching and criminal networks that traffic animals are the permanent challenges of the Ministry of Environment, said on Monday the incumbent minister, Fátima Jardim.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Cdhr Gives Futo Two Weeks to Recall Expelled Students

[Guardian] Human rights body, the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), has given the authorities of the Federal University of Technology (FUTO), Owerri, two weeks to recall five students expelled from the institution on March 30, 2017 at i…

[Guardian] Human rights body, the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), has given the authorities of the Federal University of Technology (FUTO), Owerri, two weeks to recall five students expelled from the institution on March 30, 2017 at its 421 senate meeting.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

City Loses 65% Treated Water to Leaks

[The Herald] Harare City Council is reportedly losing 65 percent of treated water due to leakages and will soon embark on a programme to replace the ageing pipes and water metres, an official has said.

[The Herald] Harare City Council is reportedly losing 65 percent of treated water due to leakages and will soon embark on a programme to replace the ageing pipes and water metres, an official has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Beitbridge-Chirundu Road Dualisation to Boost Trade’

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has commended the Government for initiating the processes around the dualisation of the 900km Beitbridge -Chirundu road, saying the project would go a long way in promoting regional and international …

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has commended the Government for initiating the processes around the dualisation of the 900km Beitbridge -Chirundu road, saying the project would go a long way in promoting regional and international trade in the South-South corridor.Zimra's acting commissioner general, Mr Happias Kuzvinzwa said Zimbabwe was a gateway to East and Southern African Countries and hence the upgrading of the road which served local and transit bound traffic was a welcome development.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Wrestlers Strike Gold in South Africa

[The Herald] Five Zimbabwean wrestlers flew the country’s flag high at the African Belt Wrestling Championships in Cape Town, South Africa last week. The quintet, who participated in different categories, brought home two gold, three silver and as many…

[The Herald] Five Zimbabwean wrestlers flew the country's flag high at the African Belt Wrestling Championships in Cape Town, South Africa last week. The quintet, who participated in different categories, brought home two gold, three silver and as many bronze medals.Evergreen Paddington Mashaire, who represented the country in the 55-kg-and-under, grabbed a brace of silver medals in both the Kazakh Kuresi and Turkmen Goresh styles while Munyaradzi Chitsa won a fourth bronze in the Under-75kg category of the Kazakh Kure

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigerian Politician and the Rest of Us

[Guardian] As a judge in the Catholic Church tribunal, I am used to the job of the ‘defender of the bond.’ The defender of the bond, as the name implies, argues at every point for the validity of marriage. Under no circumstance is he expected to say th…

[Guardian] As a judge in the Catholic Church tribunal, I am used to the job of the 'defender of the bond.' The defender of the bond, as the name implies, argues at every point for the validity of marriage. Under no circumstance is he expected to say that the bond of marriage is not there or invalid. Most of the time, he is caught in the trap of defending the indefensible. It is not an enviable job.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Thriving in a Woman’s World

[The Herald] Often mistaken for a medical doctor when he enters the labour ward at Beitbridge District Hospital, Mr Matindita Gore has broken the barriers to thrive in an unlikely environment.Addressed as “sister” by his colleagues, many fail to compre…

[The Herald] Often mistaken for a medical doctor when he enters the labour ward at Beitbridge District Hospital, Mr Matindita Gore has broken the barriers to thrive in an unlikely environment.Addressed as "sister" by his colleagues, many fail to comprehend how a male can even have such a title. Mr Gore is one of the rare male nurses who practice midwifery across Zimbabwe. "People are quite surprised when they find out that I'm a midwife," he said in a recent interview.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Coup Scare – a Red Herring?

[Guardian] One of the greatest dis-incentives to military coup in Nigeria is the liberalisation of the broadcast media. If you seize a radio station in Kaduna to announce a coup, another officer will seize a television or radio station in Kano, Lagos, …

[Guardian] One of the greatest dis-incentives to military coup in Nigeria is the liberalisation of the broadcast media. If you seize a radio station in Kaduna to announce a coup, another officer will seize a television or radio station in Kano, Lagos, Enugu, Ibadan or Rivers, to counter the coup. If you attempt a military putsch through an announcement on air in Owerri, someone else will make a counter announcement on radio or television in Abuja, Ebonyi, Jos, Ekiti or Bayelsa. It is no longer easy to plan and succes

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Chitiyo Wins Caps Utd Fans Award

[The Herald] Former CAPS United midfielder Ronald “Rooney” Chitiyo has won the appreciation of the club’s supporters after he was voted the club’s Player of the Month for May.The award is being bankrolled by the team’s fans. Chitiyo distinguished himse…

[The Herald] Former CAPS United midfielder Ronald "Rooney" Chitiyo has won the appreciation of the club's supporters after he was voted the club's Player of the Month for May.The award is being bankrolled by the team's fans. Chitiyo distinguished himself in a month of mixed fortunes for the club both at home and on the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe