Woman Gets Community Service for Slitting Neighbour’s Tummy

[The Herald] A Harare woman, who slit her neighbour’s tummy with a knife, leaving his intestines hanging out, will perform 630 hours of community service. Fungai Musodzi (54) pleaded guilty to attempted murder, but claimed to have accidentally injured …

[The Herald] A Harare woman, who slit her neighbour's tummy with a knife, leaving his intestines hanging out, will perform 630 hours of community service. Fungai Musodzi (54) pleaded guilty to attempted murder, but claimed to have accidentally injured Munyaradzi Mapfumo (54). Harare regional magistrate Mr Temba Kuwanda sentenced Musodzi to three years in prison before suspending a year for five years on condition of good behaviour.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Makerere’s Move to Recall Degrees Timely

[Monitor] The move by Makerere University to investigate the genuineness of both marks and class of degrees issued from 2011 with a view to recalling those illegally awarded is commendable. Indeed, the comprehensive audit of the authenticity of marks a…

[Monitor] The move by Makerere University to investigate the genuineness of both marks and class of degrees issued from 2011 with a view to recalling those illegally awarded is commendable. Indeed, the comprehensive audit of the authenticity of marks and class of degree awarded across colleges and schools for the past five to 10 years is a step in the right direction.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Elumelu – Pervasive Negative Narrative Is Africa’s Greatest Challenge

[This Day] The Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Mr. Tony Elumelu has identified the pervasive stereotypes in the media around Africa and the resulting negative narrative as “Africa’s greatest challenge.”

[This Day] The Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Mr. Tony Elumelu has identified the pervasive stereotypes in the media around Africa and the resulting negative narrative as "Africa's greatest challenge."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Besigye Speaks Out On NRM’s Age Limit Plans

[Independent (Kampala)] The former President of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change, Dr. Kizza Besigye says he is not surprised by the decision of a section of NRM MPs to back the move for a private members bill to amend the constitution and rem…

[Independent (Kampala)] The former President of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change, Dr. Kizza Besigye says he is not surprised by the decision of a section of NRM MPs to back the move for a private members bill to amend the constitution and remove the Presidential Age limit. Opposition MPs say they will challenge the motion.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Twizerimana Preaches Unity in New Song

[New Times] Floduard Twizerimana and his brother Intore Tuyisenge are artistes in their own category. They prefer ‘patriotic music’ instead of singing about love and beauty.

[New Times] Floduard Twizerimana and his brother Intore Tuyisenge are artistes in their own category. They prefer 'patriotic music' instead of singing about love and beauty.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda