1972 Hwange Disaster Victims Remembered

[The Herald] Preparations for the 45th commemorations of the Kamandama Mine disaster where more than 427 miners died after an explosion at Number Two Hwange Colliery in 1972 are at an advanced stage, with Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa expected to o…

[The Herald] Preparations for the 45th commemorations of the Kamandama Mine disaster where more than 427 miners died after an explosion at Number Two Hwange Colliery in 1972 are at an advanced stage, with Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa expected to officiate at the event. The commemorations will be held in the mining town of Hwange on Tuesday next week.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Love for Bacon Lands Trio in Court

[The Herald] An undercover security guard nabbed three individuals who were shoplifting at Pick n’ Pay Supermarket in Kamfinsa, Harare. Mercy Machadu (33), Tatenda Dube (26) and Charles Mhlanga (39) stole 10 packets of bacon worth $109.The trio appeare…

[The Herald] An undercover security guard nabbed three individuals who were shoplifting at Pick n' Pay Supermarket in Kamfinsa, Harare. Mercy Machadu (33), Tatenda Dube (26) and Charles Mhlanga (39) stole 10 packets of bacon worth $109.The trio appeared before Harare magistrate Mr Eric Kadye for trial yesterday and were remanded to today. It is alleged that they concealed the packets of bacon under the armpits, inside the trousers and between the legs.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Kenyatta Urges Kenyans to Remain United Through August Polls

[Capital FM] Nyeri -President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged Kenyans to vote wisely in the August General Election so that the country can continue on the path of prosperity and development.

[Capital FM] Nyeri -President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged Kenyans to vote wisely in the August General Election so that the country can continue on the path of prosperity and development.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

District Commissioner Living in Rented Home As Housing Shortage Bites

[Citizen] Morogoro -Malinyi District is still facing an acute shortage of houses for civil servants as the district commissioner rents a missionary house, it has been learnt.

[Citizen] Morogoro -Malinyi District is still facing an acute shortage of houses for civil servants as the district commissioner rents a missionary house, it has been learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Cartels, Interests Almost Killed SGR Project – Official

[Nation] Cartels and interest groups nearly crippled the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), the Chairman of the Kenya Railway Corporation claimed as the country launched the first train on the new track.

[Nation] Cartels and interest groups nearly crippled the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), the Chairman of the Kenya Railway Corporation claimed as the country launched the first train on the new track.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How Lack of Transparency Undermines Natural Gas Production

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -As global pressure on transparency mounts in the extractive industry, the practice is said to be wanting in natural gas production as local authorities from resource areas doubt about the amount of revenue collected from the in…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -As global pressure on transparency mounts in the extractive industry, the practice is said to be wanting in natural gas production as local authorities from resource areas doubt about the amount of revenue collected from the industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania