Nondies Centre Passes on After Freak Injury

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The rugby fraternity in Kenya was thrown into mourning on Tuesday morning with the news of the demise of Nondescripts RFC centre Ogeto Gecheo at a Nairobi hospital where he was recuperating after suffering a freak injury during th…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The rugby fraternity in Kenya was thrown into mourning on Tuesday morning with the news of the demise of Nondescripts RFC centre Ogeto Gecheo at a Nairobi hospital where he was recuperating after suffering a freak injury during the club's Kenya Cup fixture against Strathmore Leos on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ethiopia Secure U.S.$114 Million for Small-Scale Irrigation

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia has secured a 114.5 million dollars loan agreement from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The money will be spent on developing small-scale irrigation systems in rural Ethiopia. The project is expected…

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia has secured a 114.5 million dollars loan agreement from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The money will be spent on developing small-scale irrigation systems in rural Ethiopia. The project is expected to impact 108, 170 households. Kanayo F. Nwanze, president of IFAD, and Mulugeta Alemseged, Ethiopian Ambassador to Italy, signed the loan agreement in Rome, Italy.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

‘Rapid Industrialisation Key to Economic Growth’

[The Herald] Rapid industrialisation is key in promoting economic growth, creating employment and nurturers a cycle of sustainable development in any economy, a cabinet minister has said.In Zimbabwe industrialisation is being spearheaded through a numb…

[The Herald] Rapid industrialisation is key in promoting economic growth, creating employment and nurturers a cycle of sustainable development in any economy, a cabinet minister has said.In Zimbabwe industrialisation is being spearheaded through a number of policies notably, the Zimbabwe Agenda for Socio-Economic Transformation (Zim-Asset), National Industrial Development Policy, at SADC, COMESA as well as the African Union Agenda 2063.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Musician Macheso’s Ex-Wife Off the Hook

[The Herald] Margaret Matibiri -ALICK Macheso’s ex-wife Tafadzwa Mapako, who faced assault charges at the Harare magistrates’ court, was let off the hook yesterday after her alleged victim, Talent Munyanyi, withdrew the charges.Mapako hit Munyanyi with…

[The Herald] Margaret Matibiri -ALICK Macheso's ex-wife Tafadzwa Mapako, who faced assault charges at the Harare magistrates' court, was let off the hook yesterday after her alleged victim, Talent Munyanyi, withdrew the charges.Mapako hit Munyanyi with an empty beer bottle at the Castle Biggest Braai Festival held in Harare on October 29. Munyanyi told magistrate Ms Victoria Mashamba that he was no longer interested in pursuing the matter.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Charges Withdrawn Against UCT Students Who Burnt Paintings

[News24Wire] The charges against three UCT students accused of burning historic paintings during campus unrest were withdrawn in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] The charges against three UCT students accused of burning historic paintings during campus unrest were withdrawn in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Same-Sex Couples Enjoy More Inheritance Rights Than Heterosexual Couples

[Daily Maverick] South Africa must be the only country in the world where – on paper, at least – same-sex couples enjoy more legal protection than heterosexual couples. Before same-sex marriage was legalised in South Africa, the Constitutional Court ex…

[Daily Maverick] South Africa must be the only country in the world where - on paper, at least - same-sex couples enjoy more legal protection than heterosexual couples. Before same-sex marriage was legalised in South Africa, the Constitutional Court extended many of the legal rights and privileges associated with marriage to some same-sex couples. However, influenced by a rather moralistic view of marriage, it declined to extend the appropriate legal protection to similarly situated unmarried heterosexual couples. Last wee

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa