Has Cricket Team Become A Punching Bag?

[The Herald] Afghanistan 253-9 50 overs (Shah 50, Nabi 48, Mpofu 3-46, Ngarava 2/-7) beat Zimbabwe 54 all out 13.5 overs (Cremer 14*, Nabi 3-14, Hamza 3-20) by 106 runs (Duckworth/Lewis method) AN awful batting display by Zimbabwe saw them suffer a hum…

[The Herald] Afghanistan 253-9 50 overs (Shah 50, Nabi 48, Mpofu 3-46, Ngarava 2/-7) beat Zimbabwe 54 all out 13.5 overs (Cremer 14*, Nabi 3-14, Hamza 3-20) by 106 runs (Duckworth/Lewis method) AN awful batting display by Zimbabwe saw them suffer a humiliating third One Day International cricket defeat to Afghanistan, going down by 106 runs in a rain affected fifth and final ODI at Harare Sports Club yesterday which saw the visitors take the series 3-2.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Writer Elnathan John Visits Nairobi

[East African] Nigerian author and writer Elnathan John visited Kenya for the first time a week ago. He was in the country for literary events, including discussions at Daystar University, and the Literary Crossroads of the Goethe Institut where he fea…

[East African] Nigerian author and writer Elnathan John visited Kenya for the first time a week ago. He was in the country for literary events, including discussions at Daystar University, and the Literary Crossroads of the Goethe Institut where he featured alongside Kenya's Kinyanjui Kombani.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Policy Inconsistencies, Parlous Infrastructure Threaten FDI’

[Guardian] Nigerian professionals in London have stressed the need for government to tackle the issue of policy inconsistencies with pragmatic plan aimed at ensuring rapid development in infrastructure.

[Guardian] Nigerian professionals in London have stressed the need for government to tackle the issue of policy inconsistencies with pragmatic plan aimed at ensuring rapid development in infrastructure.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Parliament Rejects DA’s Allegations of R11 Million SONA Expenditure

[SA Govt] Parliament of the Republic of South Africa wishes to reject as selective analysis, one sided and misleading, the allegations that Parliament has spent over R11 million in organising and staging the State of the Nation Address on 9 February 2017.

[SA Govt] Parliament of the Republic of South Africa wishes to reject as selective analysis, one sided and misleading, the allegations that Parliament has spent over R11 million in organising and staging the State of the Nation Address on 9 February 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Told to Reinvest Recovered Funds On Economy

[Daily Trust] Abeokuta -The Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies (SSASCGOC) has urged the federal government to reinvest funds recovered from corrupt public office holders into the already moribund economy.

[Daily Trust] Abeokuta -The Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies (SSASCGOC) has urged the federal government to reinvest funds recovered from corrupt public office holders into the already moribund economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Woman in Court for Alleged Prohibition of Conduct

[The Point] One Fatou Badjie of Jabang village recently appeared before principal magistrate Omar Cham of the Brikama Magistrates’ Court, charged with prohibition of conduct conductive to a breach of the peace.

[The Point] One Fatou Badjie of Jabang village recently appeared before principal magistrate Omar Cham of the Brikama Magistrates' Court, charged with prohibition of conduct conductive to a breach of the peace.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gambia Armed Forces Destroy Expired Munitions

[The Point] The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), in collaboration with the ECOMIG Forces, destroyed all anti-personnel mines in its inventory, as well as expired munitions on Friday 24 February 2017, according to the acting PRO of the Gambia Armed Forces, Lt…

[The Point] The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), in collaboration with the ECOMIG Forces, destroyed all anti-personnel mines in its inventory, as well as expired munitions on Friday 24 February 2017, according to the acting PRO of the Gambia Armed Forces, Lt Kemo Kanouteh.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

11,000 Registered Casamance Refugees in Gambia – Interior Minister

[The Point] Interior Minister Mai Ahmed Fatty has said his ministry oversees refugees in the country, and there are no less than 11,000 registered refugees from the Cassamance region living in The Gambia.

[The Point] Interior Minister Mai Ahmed Fatty has said his ministry oversees refugees in the country, and there are no less than 11,000 registered refugees from the Cassamance region living in The Gambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal