President Speaks On His Successor

[The Herald] Tendai Mugabe -President Mugabe says he will not allow a weak and vacillating leader to take over as his successor as such a person could reverse the gains of independence. He said national programmes such the land reform were at the heart…

[The Herald] Tendai Mugabe -President Mugabe says he will not allow a weak and vacillating leader to take over as his successor as such a person could reverse the gains of independence. He said national programmes such the land reform were at the heart of the liberation struggle and everything should be done to safeguard them. President Mugabe said his remarks were informed by reports that former Vice President Dr Joice Mujuru, who now heads the fractious Zimbabwe People First, wanted to reverse the land reform programme.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Washington Area Students Weigh in on Conflict

[VOA] The ongoing violence in South Sudan has at many times dominated international headlines since the conflict there erupted in late 2013. Diplomats, politicians and activist have all worked to change the course of violence in the young country but t…

[VOA] The ongoing violence in South Sudan has at many times dominated international headlines since the conflict there erupted in late 2013. Diplomats, politicians and activist have all worked to change the course of violence in the young country but the situation has only gotten worse. Some college students here in the Washington, DC area say changing matters in South Sudan is possible - but policy makers should pursue a different approach.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Copper Prices Bring Optimism

[Times of Zambia] THE Government is optimistic of stability in mining sector operations following the boost in copper prices on the international market, Mines and Minerals Development Minister Christopher Yaluma has said.

[Times of Zambia] THE Government is optimistic of stability in mining sector operations following the boost in copper prices on the international market, Mines and Minerals Development Minister Christopher Yaluma has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Country Safe From Renamo – Army

[The Herald] Masvingo -The country is safe from incursions by RENAMO bandits from Mozambique despite sporadic attacks between that country’s Government forces and the rebels, the Zimbabwe National Army has said. There were fears that rebel RENAMO bandi…

[The Herald] Masvingo -The country is safe from incursions by RENAMO bandits from Mozambique despite sporadic attacks between that country's Government forces and the rebels, the Zimbabwe National Army has said. There were fears that rebel RENAMO bandits under the leadership of Mr Afonso Dlakama, would pose a security threat in communities in Manicaland that border with Mozambique.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Kenya Claims Killing Wanted Al-Shabaab Militant

[Shabelle] Police officers in Kwale county have shot dead a suspected al-Shabaab militant. The suspect identified as Mohammed Juma Mwamuraji had been wanted by police officers for involvement in terror activities.

[Shabelle] Police officers in Kwale county have shot dead a suspected al-Shabaab militant. The suspect identified as Mohammed Juma Mwamuraji had been wanted by police officers for involvement in terror activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Hirshabelle President Calls for an End to Clan Fighting

[Shabelle] The President of the southern semi-autonomous of HirShabelle Ali Abdullah Osoble has called for an immediate end to the inter-clan fighting near Adalla town in Middle Shabelle province.

[Shabelle] The President of the southern semi-autonomous of HirShabelle Ali Abdullah Osoble has called for an immediate end to the inter-clan fighting near Adalla town in Middle Shabelle province.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

A Huge Inferno Razes Down Sections of Bakara Market

[Shabelle] A huge inferno has razed down large parts of Bakaro market in Mogadishu, causing loss of millions worthy property and the lives of two people, Witnesses and officials said on Monday.

[Shabelle] A huge inferno has razed down large parts of Bakaro market in Mogadishu, causing loss of millions worthy property and the lives of two people, Witnesses and officials said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia