Ruling Party Concedes ‘Painful’ By-Election Defeat

[Nyasa Times] Malawi government spokesman and Minister of Information and Communications Technology Nicholas Dausi has said the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has conceded defeat in three constituencies and three Local Government wards wh…

[Nyasa Times] Malawi government spokesman and Minister of Information and Communications Technology Nicholas Dausi has said the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has conceded defeat in three constituencies and three Local Government wards which opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has won in five out of the six areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Funding Stalls Over 30 Power Generation Projects

[Financial Gazette] The country’s energy regulator, the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA), has licenced nearly 30 power generation projects with a combined capacity of more than 5 000 megawatts (MW), but most have failed to take off due to la…

[Financial Gazette] The country's energy regulator, the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA), has licenced nearly 30 power generation projects with a combined capacity of more than 5 000 megawatts (MW), but most have failed to take off due to lack of funding.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Man Accused of Raping Five Minors

[New Era] Swakopmund -Police in Walvis Bay have arrested a man who is alleged to have raped five minor girls over a 16-month period between June 2016 and September this year.

[New Era] Swakopmund -Police in Walvis Bay have arrested a man who is alleged to have raped five minor girls over a 16-month period between June 2016 and September this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Debt to Equity Plan for Textiles Firm

[Financial Gazette] The judicial manager of troubled Bulawayo-based textiles firm, Merlin (Pvt) Limited, will this week present a report to creditors in which he is proposing the conversion of debt into equity.

[Financial Gazette] The judicial manager of troubled Bulawayo-based textiles firm, Merlin (Pvt) Limited, will this week present a report to creditors in which he is proposing the conversion of debt into equity.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Invalid Votes Worry CDC

[New Dawn] The Coalition for Democratic Change or CDC, one of the two forerunners from the 10 October presidential and representatives elections here says it is worried over the huge invalid votes from the poll, calling on the National Elections Commis…

[New Dawn] The Coalition for Democratic Change or CDC, one of the two forerunners from the 10 October presidential and representatives elections here says it is worried over the huge invalid votes from the poll, calling on the National Elections Commission to immediately embark on vigorous civic voter education ahead of the impending runoff to reduce the number of invalid votes, currently put at 84,057 by the NEC.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberia’s Opposition Political Parties Youth Wings Rally for Victory

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Over 12 political parties youth wings, under the banner, “Association of Opposition Political Parties Youth League,” has renewed assurance of supporting its kind in an imminent runoff election expected to take place in the c…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Over 12 political parties youth wings, under the banner, "Association of Opposition Political Parties Youth League," has renewed assurance of supporting its kind in an imminent runoff election expected to take place in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Students Threaten to Shut Down Financial Assistance Fund

[New Era] Windhoek -Students from different institutions of higher learning under the leadership of the Namibia National Students Organisation (Nanso) yesterday gave the Namibia Student Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) a one-day ultimatum to deliver o…

[New Era] Windhoek -Students from different institutions of higher learning under the leadership of the Namibia National Students Organisation (Nanso) yesterday gave the Namibia Student Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) a one-day ultimatum to deliver on their demands or risk a nationwide shutdown of its offices.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Crimes of Passion On the Rise

[Times of Zambia] Religious Affairs Minister Godfridah Sumaili has said the Government is concerned at the increase in crimes of passion happening across the country.

[Times of Zambia] Religious Affairs Minister Godfridah Sumaili has said the Government is concerned at the increase in crimes of passion happening across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

UN Security Council to Visit Sahel

[Centre 4s] Under the French presidency, the Security Council will visit the G5 Sahel States this week. That is a regional grouping composed of Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Chad. Countries that are experiencing a security crisis since 2005…

[Centre 4s] Under the French presidency, the Security Council will visit the G5 Sahel States this week. That is a regional grouping composed of Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Chad. Countries that are experiencing a security crisis since 2005, the year of the first major Western hostage-taking and the year of major armed attacks against the national security forces. The Sahel is also a transit area where various trafficking, especially in drugs, cigarettes and human beings, has gradually become widespread.

source: AllAfrica News: Western Sahara

Zambezi Fugitive Re-Arrested in Clean-Up

[Namibian] A police operation in the Zambezi region to clear the town of illegal immigrants on Friday resulted in the arrest of one of the four fugitives who had escaped from custody last month.

[Namibian] A police operation in the Zambezi region to clear the town of illegal immigrants on Friday resulted in the arrest of one of the four fugitives who had escaped from custody last month.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia