Harare Must Stop Culture of Impunity

[The Herald] A familiar mantra of Harare City Council is that the capital should be a world class city by 2025. Ordinarily, that should not be a dream impossible. But as things stand, it’s just a pipe-dream. What has become a major characteristic of Ha…

[The Herald] A familiar mantra of Harare City Council is that the capital should be a world class city by 2025. Ordinarily, that should not be a dream impossible. But as things stand, it's just a pipe-dream. What has become a major characteristic of Harare is its filth. Water supplies are erratic, refuse is rarely collected on time, the streets in the suburbs and the central business district have become an eyesore. There is little to show that we have elected councillors who are accountable to anybody, but their own p

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mercy Killing of Hundreds of Animals As Crisis Bites

[News24Wire] An animal rights group in Zimbabwe says it has had to euthanise more than 630 animals so far this year as a growing economic crisis pushes more and more unwanted pets onto the streets.

[News24Wire] An animal rights group in Zimbabwe says it has had to euthanise more than 630 animals so far this year as a growing economic crisis pushes more and more unwanted pets onto the streets.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Battle of Wits As Hall, Marcelo Clash in Mashemeji Derby

[Nation] A battle of wits is expected this Sunday when Englishman Stewart Hall leads AFC Leopards against Brazilian Marcelo Ferreira’s Gor Mahia in the eagerly awaited SportPesa Premier League match at the Nyayo National Stadium.

[Nation] A battle of wits is expected this Sunday when Englishman Stewart Hall leads AFC Leopards against Brazilian Marcelo Ferreira's Gor Mahia in the eagerly awaited SportPesa Premier League match at the Nyayo National Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

War Vets Heed Army General Chiwenga’s Counsel

[The Herald] Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) chairperson Mr Christopher Mutsvangwa yesterday said his association stood guided by Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander General Constantino Guveya Chiwenga’s counsel that they m…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) chairperson Mr Christopher Mutsvangwa yesterday said his association stood guided by Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander General Constantino Guveya Chiwenga's counsel that they must respect the leadership in Zanu-PF and Government. War veterans, Mr Mutsvangwa said, would give Gen Chiwenga's words the weight they deserve. Gen Chiwenga is the surviving most senior commander of the Second Chimurenga on the Zanla side.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Wizards FC Opt for Mulanje Park As Home Ground

[Nyasa Times] With uncertainties surrounding the condition of Kamuzu Stadium, Premier Bet Wizards have opted to use Mulanje Park as their home ground in the forthcoming season.

[Nyasa Times] With uncertainties surrounding the condition of Kamuzu Stadium, Premier Bet Wizards have opted to use Mulanje Park as their home ground in the forthcoming season.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Government Minister Killed in Mogadishu

[VOA] The Somali government said it was investigating the killing Wednesday of the public works and reconstruction minister, who was shot by another government official’s bodyguards.

[VOA] The Somali government said it was investigating the killing Wednesday of the public works and reconstruction minister, who was shot by another government official's bodyguards.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Govt Urged to Address Challenges Facing Women in Mining

[Oil in Uganda] Members of Parliament and human rights activists have asked government to enforce the laws in the mining sector to protect the right of women in the sector. The MPs and other stakeholders said women in the minerals sector face a lot of …

[Oil in Uganda] Members of Parliament and human rights activists have asked government to enforce the laws in the mining sector to protect the right of women in the sector. The MPs and other stakeholders said women in the minerals sector face a lot of challenges, which need to be addressed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mapeza Takes Charge – Coach Back in Afcon Trenches

[The Herald] EXACTLY seven years after Norman Mapeza guided the Warriors in their opening 2012 Nations Cup qualifier against Liberia, life will come full circle for the gaffer when he, once again, takes charge of his country’s first 2019 AFCON qualifyi…

[The Herald] EXACTLY seven years after Norman Mapeza guided the Warriors in their opening 2012 Nations Cup qualifier against Liberia, life will come full circle for the gaffer when he, once again, takes charge of his country's first 2019 AFCON qualifying battle against the same West African opponents next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Zivhu Offers Sex Workers Lifeline

[The Herald] More than 100 commercial sex workers in Hopley, Harare, yesterday got a lifeline when philanthropist and Chivi Rural District Council chairperson Dr Killer Zivhu pledged to assist them to start several income- generating projects.

[The Herald] More than 100 commercial sex workers in Hopley, Harare, yesterday got a lifeline when philanthropist and Chivi Rural District Council chairperson Dr Killer Zivhu pledged to assist them to start several income- generating projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe