Pastor Sued for Defamation

[The Herald] Apostolic Faith Mission Church of Zimbabwe and its pastor for the Mutoko assembly have been slapped with a $15 000 defamation suit by one of its members.

[The Herald] Apostolic Faith Mission Church of Zimbabwe and its pastor for the Mutoko assembly have been slapped with a $15 000 defamation suit by one of its members.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Rusere Set for South Africa Trials

[The Herald] Former Dynamos and Young Warriors midfielder Carlos Rusere is set to undergo a trial stint at recently promoted South African Premiership soccer side Black Leopards. The Venda club are looking at strengthening their squad for the upcoming …

[The Herald] Former Dynamos and Young Warriors midfielder Carlos Rusere is set to undergo a trial stint at recently promoted South African Premiership soccer side Black Leopards. The Venda club are looking at strengthening their squad for the upcoming 2018/19 Absa Premiership season with a number of players linked with Zeca Marques side.

Who’s Frustrating Jibiya/Itakpe Railway Projects?

[Daily Trust] Those of us around Jibiya in Kastina State and Itakpe in Kogi State interested in seeing the completion of the construction of National Freight Office Building at Jibiya and construction/Provision of Relevant Facilities along the Railway …

[Daily Trust] Those of us around Jibiya in Kastina State and Itakpe in Kogi State interested in seeing the completion of the construction of National Freight Office Building at Jibiya and construction/Provision of Relevant Facilities along the Railway Stations Buildings in the case of Itakpe - Ajaokuta - Warri railways stations are unhappy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tensions Simmer As Crunch Vote Nears

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe’s political parties are trudging along towards the July 30 elections to choose a new administration, although there is simmering tension over state media bias, the role of the military and disgruntlement about the shortcomings b…

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe's political parties are trudging along towards the July 30 elections to choose a new administration, although there is simmering tension over state media bias, the role of the military and disgruntlement about the shortcomings by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC), which opposition parties still feel could be deliberately undermining conditions for free and fair elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

South Sudan – Will the New Peace Deal Last?

[Deutsche Welle] Rival leaders agreed on a ceasefire in Khartoum on Wednesday and the opening of humanitarian corridors. Observers are skeptical that this latest deal will hold, unlike its predecessors.

[Deutsche Welle] Rival leaders agreed on a ceasefire in Khartoum on Wednesday and the opening of humanitarian corridors. Observers are skeptical that this latest deal will hold, unlike its predecessors.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Election Officers’ Training Begins

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) will today start training constituency election officers who will chair multi-party liaison committee meetings in constituencies to ensure a peaceful environment before, during and after the July 30 …

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) will today start training constituency election officers who will chair multi-party liaison committee meetings in constituencies to ensure a peaceful environment before, during and after the July 30 harmonised elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Trump Cuts Funding to Pro-Opposition NGOs

[New Zimbabwe] In a move that could pose a major set-back for the opposition in Zimbabwe ahead of crucial general elections the United States has pulled the plug on leading human rights and election lobby groups amid revelations of financial plunder.

[New Zimbabwe] In a move that could pose a major set-back for the opposition in Zimbabwe ahead of crucial general elections the United States has pulled the plug on leading human rights and election lobby groups amid revelations of financial plunder.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tanzania Meets Deadline in Sweets Row With Kenya

[East African] Tanzania has met Nairobi’s deadline to visit Kenya confectionery, juice, ice cream and chewing gum factories to verify their source of sugar in the products after it restricted the entry of the goods to its market.

[East African] Tanzania has met Nairobi's deadline to visit Kenya confectionery, juice, ice cream and chewing gum factories to verify their source of sugar in the products after it restricted the entry of the goods to its market.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Police Officers Protest in Maiduguri, Disrupt Movement

[Premium Times] There is confusion in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, as police officers deployed to the state on special duty took to the streets, barricading the highway to protest six months of unpaid allowances.

[Premium Times] There is confusion in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, as police officers deployed to the state on special duty took to the streets, barricading the highway to protest six months of unpaid allowances.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria