Rowers Brace for Junior World Championships

[Zimbabwe Standard] Zimbabwe junior rowing team coach Kristine Johnson has expressed confidence in the four-member squad selected to compete at the World Junior Rowing Championships in Trakai, Lithuania next month.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Zimbabwe junior rowing team coach Kristine Johnson has expressed confidence in the four-member squad selected to compete at the World Junior Rowing Championships in Trakai, Lithuania next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Will Fulfill Every Promise to Youths, Job Seekers Told

[Vanguard] Mr Afolabi Imoukhuede, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation and Youth Employment, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s-led administration will fulfill all promises made to the youths and Nigerians before the 20…

[Vanguard] Mr Afolabi Imoukhuede, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation and Youth Employment, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari's-led administration will fulfill all promises made to the youths and Nigerians before the 2015 presidential polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ngezi Take Platinum Derby

[Zimbabwe Standard] Ngezi Platinum Stars inflicted the first defeat of the season on fellow miners FC Platinum to end a four match winless run in an intriguing Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Boabab Stadium in Mhondoro yesterday.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Ngezi Platinum Stars inflicted the first defeat of the season on fellow miners FC Platinum to end a four match winless run in an intriguing Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Boabab Stadium in Mhondoro yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ahiara Diocese – Laity Still Reject Bishop Okpalaeke

[This Day] In line with Pope Francis’ directives demanding letters of allegiance from all the priests from Ahiara Diocese before July 9, the priests said they have complied with the contents of the Pope’s message, but the entire laity equally rejected …

[This Day] In line with Pope Francis' directives demanding letters of allegiance from all the priests from Ahiara Diocese before July 9, the priests said they have complied with the contents of the Pope's message, but the entire laity equally rejected Bishop Peter Okpalaeke from assuming office in the diocese.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Roads Rehabilitation Mired in Controversy

[Zimbabwe Standard] The Ministry of Transport has been accused of corruption over tenders for rehabilitation of the country’s road network amid allegations that jobs are given to companies owned by relatives of senior officials.

[Zimbabwe Standard] The Ministry of Transport has been accused of corruption over tenders for rehabilitation of the country's road network amid allegations that jobs are given to companies owned by relatives of senior officials.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found Dead

[Vanguard] A missing five-year-old boy, Desmond Rabome, has been found dead in soak-way at an uncompleted house in Ushafa community, Bwari Area Council, FCT.

[Vanguard] A missing five-year-old boy, Desmond Rabome, has been found dead in soak-way at an uncompleted house in Ushafa community, Bwari Area Council, FCT.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Deadline to Present Views On Social Media Rules Nears

[Nation] Kenyans have up to July 4 to recommend any changes to draft rules seeking to punish those who spread falsehoods and create animosity through electronic gadgets during the election period.

[Nation] Kenyans have up to July 4 to recommend any changes to draft rules seeking to punish those who spread falsehoods and create animosity through electronic gadgets during the election period.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Tobacco Contractor Hits Back At Rivals

[Zimbabwe Standard] Local tobacco contractor Ethical Leaf Tobacco (ELT) has been in the eye of a storm after its rivals alleged that it was getting preferential treatment from Tobacco Sales Floor (TSF) because the company owner David Machingaidze is ma…

[Zimbabwe Standard] Local tobacco contractor Ethical Leaf Tobacco (ELT) has been in the eye of a storm after its rivals alleged that it was getting preferential treatment from Tobacco Sales Floor (TSF) because the company owner David Machingaidze is married to the TSF general manager, Mary.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

How the Once Vibrant Copper Mines Ended Up in Ruins

[Monitor] In Uganda, some things no longer surprise and if they do, it is usually the time taken to unfold that come out as the surprise. A Daily Monitor expose published on Monday that President Museveni ordered for the termination of the $175m (about…

[Monitor] In Uganda, some things no longer surprise and if they do, it is usually the time taken to unfold that come out as the surprise. A Daily Monitor expose published on Monday that President Museveni ordered for the termination of the $175m (about Shs620 billion) concession awarded to a Chinese company to revive Kilembe Mines amidst claims of top officials having pocketed bribes, is one of those things. However, to anyone who had been to the mines since the deal was awarded in 2013, it was just a matter of time

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

On Anniversary Independence, Senior UN Official Urges Political Unity

[UN News] Marking the 57th anniversary of Somalia’s independence, the top United Nations official in the country today urged all Somalis to seize a moment of opportunity and work towards peace and stability.

[UN News] Marking the 57th anniversary of Somalia's independence, the top United Nations official in the country today urged all Somalis to seize a moment of opportunity and work towards peace and stability.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia