Country Now Free From Avian Flu

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is now free from the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) that hit the country between May and August last year. The disease killed one million chickens in South Africa and Zimbabwe.

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is now free from the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) that hit the country between May and August last year. The disease killed one million chickens in South Africa and Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Somali Military Court Sentences Al-Shabab Members for Role in Deadly Blast

[Shabelle] A military court in Mogadishu on Tuesday sentenced Al-Shabab member to a death penalty for Mogadishu truck bomb, the court chairman Hassan Nuur Shuute announced.

[Shabelle] A military court in Mogadishu on Tuesday sentenced Al-Shabab member to a death penalty for Mogadishu truck bomb, the court chairman Hassan Nuur Shuute announced.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Pres. Lungu Drops UPND Aligned North West Police Chief

President Edgar Lungu has with immediate effect retired in national interest North Western Province Police Chief Auxensio Daka. Daka, who had been taken to North Western Province from Eastern Province, has been shown the door for allegedly meddling in politics. … Continued

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President Edgar Lungu has with immediate effect retired in national interest North Western Province Police Chief Auxensio Daka. Daka, who had been taken to North Western Province from Eastern Province, has been shown the door for allegedly meddling in politics. According to a letter obtained dated 30th January, 2018, Daka has been shown the door despite having been committed to duty and creating a good working relationship with the media. “In exercise, of the powers vested in me by Article 92(2)(e) of the Republican Constitution as read with section 26 on interpretation of the general provision Act Chapter 2 of the laws of Zambia, I hereby retire you as Commissioner of Police in National Interest with immediate effect” the letter read in part. President Lunch has further thanked Mr Daka for the service rendered during his deployment. Sources in the province believe Daka has been collaborating with the opposition UPND which enjoys acres of popularity in the new Copperbelt and the situation has not gone down well with the ruling party. The post Pres. Lungu Drops UPND Aligned North West Police Chief appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Fayemi Leads Govt Delegation to African Mining Summit in South Africa

[This Day] Abuja -The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, is leading the Nigerian delegation to the Investing in African Mining Indaba, which kicked off on Monday February 5, in Cape Town, South Africa.

[This Day] Abuja -The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, is leading the Nigerian delegation to the Investing in African Mining Indaba, which kicked off on Monday February 5, in Cape Town, South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

U.S. Tells Nigeria, Cameroon to Obey International Law

[Vanguard] The United States (U.S.) has condemned the attitude of Nigerian and Cameroonian authorities towards the 47 Anglophone detainees who were repatriated to Cameroon from Nigeria.

[Vanguard] The United States (U.S.) has condemned the attitude of Nigerian and Cameroonian authorities towards the 47 Anglophone detainees who were repatriated to Cameroon from Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

ANC Member Caught Assaulting Female Marcher to Appear in Court

[News24Wire] The ANC branch secretary, who was caught on camera kicking a woman during the “Hands off Zuma” march outside Luthuli House on Monday, is expected to appear in court, police said.

[News24Wire] The ANC branch secretary, who was caught on camera kicking a woman during the "Hands off Zuma" march outside Luthuli House on Monday, is expected to appear in court, police said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

People’s Tribunal On Economic Crime – Former French Presidents Sarkozy and Chirac Implicated in Evidence

[Daily Maverick] It was a bruising day for many significant reputations at the People’s Tribunal on Economic Crime in Johannesburg on Monday. Lawyer Ajay Sooklal, formerly known as Witness X, took to the stand and implicated two former French President…

[Daily Maverick] It was a bruising day for many significant reputations at the People's Tribunal on Economic Crime in Johannesburg on Monday. Lawyer Ajay Sooklal, formerly known as Witness X, took to the stand and implicated two former French Presidents, President Jacob Zuma and a range of notable politicians in the infamous Arms Deal. But he didn't get off that lightly himself, either. Which raises a couple of uncomfortable questions. By MARELISE VAN DER MERWE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ANC’s Days of Confusion, Tension and Desperation

[Daily Maverick] The political conflict between President Jacob Zuma and the party he professed undying love for is reaching new levels of confusion. While the National Working Committee spent Monday afternoon discussing what to do next, two different …

[Daily Maverick] The political conflict between President Jacob Zuma and the party he professed undying love for is reaching new levels of confusion. While the National Working Committee spent Monday afternoon discussing what to do next, two different groups protested over his future. Meanwhile, both sides, Zuma and Luthuli House, are showing through their tactics that they are now reaching out for help from people and bodies outside the ANC. This is something new in our politics. It demonstrates the seriousness of the sta

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ANC Special NEC to Decide Zuma’s Fate On Wednesday

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma’s fate will be decided on Wednesday by a special national executive committee (NEC) meeting called by the party’s national working committee (NWC).

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma's fate will be decided on Wednesday by a special national executive committee (NEC) meeting called by the party's national working committee (NWC).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa