Chaponda’s Corruption Case in Maizegate Drags Over Missing Document – Court Adjourns

[Nyasa Times] The Zomba acting Chief Resident Magistrate Paul Chiotcha on Wednesday adjourned the hearing of the corruption-related case christened as ‘Maizegate’ against former minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development George Chaponda …

[Nyasa Times] The Zomba acting Chief Resident Magistrate Paul Chiotcha on Wednesday adjourned the hearing of the corruption-related case christened as 'Maizegate' against former minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development George Chaponda to February 21 after defence lawyers claim some key documents which will help their case not in the bundle served to them.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

From Norway to Bongo – Makihiyo’s Musical Journey

[Citizen] Ingrid Fossum, 26, is a Norwegian artiste who has embarked on a music career in Tanzania. Locally she’s known as ‘Makihiyo’, a tribal name given to her by her host family in Tanga.

[Citizen] Ingrid Fossum, 26, is a Norwegian artiste who has embarked on a music career in Tanzania. Locally she's known as 'Makihiyo', a tribal name given to her by her host family in Tanga.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

KDF Strategies in Fighting Al-Shabaab Have Worked – President

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta has praised the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) for their strategies in fighting Al-Shabaab, saying they have borne fruit after the terror group failed to carry out any major attack in the country over the last two years.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta has praised the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) for their strategies in fighting Al-Shabaab, saying they have borne fruit after the terror group failed to carry out any major attack in the country over the last two years.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Tsvangirai’s Party On Fire, Heads for Implosion

[The Herald] MDC-T is headed for implosion as senior party leaders and officials publicly clashed yesterday as they jostled to succeed ailing party leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai who is reportedly fighting a losing battle with colo-rectal cancer in South …

[The Herald] MDC-T is headed for implosion as senior party leaders and officials publicly clashed yesterday as they jostled to succeed ailing party leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai who is reportedly fighting a losing battle with colo-rectal cancer in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Domestic Airline Operators, Govt Bicker Over Implementation of Single African Skies

[Vanguard] Domestic airline operators have faulted the decision of the Federal Government to implement the Yamoussoukro Decision, YD, which was reached in Cote d’Ivoire in 1988. The YD has created Single African Air Transport Market.This will enable ai…

[Vanguard] Domestic airline operators have faulted the decision of the Federal Government to implement the Yamoussoukro Decision, YD, which was reached in Cote d'Ivoire in 1988. The YD has created Single African Air Transport Market.This will enable airlines from countries who are signatories to the YD to freely fly to member-countries without encumbrances.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dilly-Dallying Over Bad Elements Disturbs MPs

[Daily News] THE Constitutional and Legal Affairs Committee of Parliament has expressed concern over delays to take to task some ‘thieves and corrupt officials’ who misappropriated public funds, thereby sabotaging the nation’s development initiatives.

[Daily News] THE Constitutional and Legal Affairs Committee of Parliament has expressed concern over delays to take to task some 'thieves and corrupt officials' who misappropriated public funds, thereby sabotaging the nation's development initiatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

National Security Agents Accused of Rape, Arbitrary Arrests

[VOA] A new report released by South Sudan’s Human Rights Commission says national security operatives continue to rape women and girls and arbitrarily arrest and detain people across the country.

[VOA] A new report released by South Sudan's Human Rights Commission says national security operatives continue to rape women and girls and arbitrarily arrest and detain people across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Ubuntu Awards 2018 Postponed

[Department of International Relations] On Tuesday, 06 February 2018, the general public was informed by the Presidency and Parliament that the State of the Nation Address (SONA) scheduled for Thursday, 08 February 2018, had been postponed. Consequentl…

[Department of International Relations] On Tuesday, 06 February 2018, the general public was informed by the Presidency and Parliament that the State of the Nation Address (SONA) scheduled for Thursday, 08 February 2018, had been postponed. Consequently, events traditionally hosted post the SONA have been affected, including the Ubuntu Awards 2018. The event has accordingly been postponed until further notice.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa