Security Opens Up on Chiadzwa Diamond Mines Atrocities

[Zimbabwe Independent] This week the Zimbabwe Independent — which in December last year began publishing fresh stories based on our ground-breaking investigation into the Marange alluvial diamonds discovery and subsequent looting — made a breakthroug…

[Zimbabwe Independent] This week the Zimbabwe Independent -- which in December last year began publishing fresh stories based on our ground-breaking investigation into the Marange alluvial diamonds discovery and subsequent looting -- made a breakthrough by interviewing various security officers who were involved in gross human rights violations.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kenyatta Checks on Former President Moi After Operation

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta visited former President Daniel arap Moi at his Nairobi home, two weeks after the retired Head of State underwent a minor surgery on his knee.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta visited former President Daniel arap Moi at his Nairobi home, two weeks after the retired Head of State underwent a minor surgery on his knee.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

65 Pupils Admitted Over Suspected Food Poisoning

[Monitor] Kayunga -Police in Kayunga District are investigating circumstances under which 65 pupils of Kangulumira Church of Uganda Primary School in Kangulumira sub-county are said to have eaten food laced with poison.

[Monitor] Kayunga -Police in Kayunga District are investigating circumstances under which 65 pupils of Kangulumira Church of Uganda Primary School in Kangulumira sub-county are said to have eaten food laced with poison.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mugabe’s Govt Threatens to Fire Striking Doctors

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s government has threatened to fire striking doctors demanding better salaries and working conditions, as the industrial action spread and entered its second day on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's government has threatened to fire striking doctors demanding better salaries and working conditions, as the industrial action spread and entered its second day on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Here They Come – Govt to Roll Out 10, 20 Bond Notes

[News24Wire] Less than two weeks after President Robert Mugabe’s government unexpectedly introduced 5 US “bond notes”, a state-controlled newspaper says notes in denominations of 10 and 20 are likely to be introduced too.

[News24Wire] Less than two weeks after President Robert Mugabe's government unexpectedly introduced 5 US "bond notes", a state-controlled newspaper says notes in denominations of 10 and 20 are likely to be introduced too.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tanzania Arrest 3 Over Alleged Attempt to Foil Burundi Dialogue

[Daily News] Police here have arrested three suspected Burundians over their alleged attempt to thwart the ongoing Burundi peace talks under former President Benjamin Mkapa’s mediation.

[Daily News] Police here have arrested three suspected Burundians over their alleged attempt to thwart the ongoing Burundi peace talks under former President Benjamin Mkapa's mediation.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Govt On High Alert Over Dineo

[The Herald] Government is ready to render assistance and respond to emergencies that may arise as a result of tropical depression Dineo, which is likely to hit the country tonight as it has already made landfall in southern Mozambique, Local Governmen…

[The Herald] Government is ready to render assistance and respond to emergencies that may arise as a result of tropical depression Dineo, which is likely to hit the country tonight as it has already made landfall in southern Mozambique, Local Government Public Works and National Housing Minister Cde Saviour Kasukuwere has said.Minister Kasukuwere said the southern parts of the country such as, Masvingo, southern Midlands and parts of Matabeleland are under threat.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe