Ruling Party Wins Chimanimani By-Election

[The Herald] Zanu-PF at the weekend won the Chimanimani West by-election as Cde Nokuthula Matsikenyere beat three other contenders for the seat previously held by expelled Zanu-PF member Munacho Mutezo.Cde Matsikenyere polled 11 074 votes, beating inde…

[The Herald] Zanu-PF at the weekend won the Chimanimani West by-election as Cde Nokuthula Matsikenyere beat three other contenders for the seat previously held by expelled Zanu-PF member Munacho Mutezo.Cde Matsikenyere polled 11 074 votes, beating independent candidate Peter Mtetwa, who got 3 018, Renewal Democrats of Zimbabwe's Peter Gudyanga (183) and National Constitutional Assembly's Peter Musaruka who garnered 171 votes.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Sports Minister Hlongwane, British Envoy Meet

[The Herald] Sport and Recreation Minister Makhosini Hlongwane yesterday met British Ambassador to Zimbabwe Catriona Laing to deliberate on possible areas of co-operation between the two countries. Laing paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Sport at…

[The Herald] Sport and Recreation Minister Makhosini Hlongwane yesterday met British Ambassador to Zimbabwe Catriona Laing to deliberate on possible areas of co-operation between the two countries. Laing paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Sport at his offices and they discussed issues around sport.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Jailed King Mumbere Speaks Out

[Monitor] Kampala/Kasese -The embattled Rwenzururu king Charles Wesley Mumbere has refused police-provided meals as he spent a second night in custody at the Nalufenya Police Station following his brutal arrest on Sunday.

[Monitor] Kampala/Kasese -The embattled Rwenzururu king Charles Wesley Mumbere has refused police-provided meals as he spent a second night in custody at the Nalufenya Police Station following his brutal arrest on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

SLM Dissidents Join Sudan’s National Dialogue

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The dissidents of the rebel SLM-AW who recently signed a peace agreement for western Jebel Marra have also put their signature on the National Dialogue document in Khartoum.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The dissidents of the rebel SLM-AW who recently signed a peace agreement for western Jebel Marra have also put their signature on the National Dialogue document in Khartoum.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Egypt’s Media Crackdown – Targeting of Journalists Union and Continued Detention of Reporters

[RFI] The head of an Egyptian journalists union and two board members have in recent weeks been given suspended two year jail sentences and fined for harbouring fugitives. The charges against Yehia Kalash, president of the Egyptian Journalists’ Syndica…

[RFI] The head of an Egyptian journalists union and two board members have in recent weeks been given suspended two year jail sentences and fined for harbouring fugitives. The charges against Yehia Kalash, president of the Egyptian Journalists' Syndicate, Gamal Abdel Rahim and Khaled Elbalshy stem from a police raid on the union's building in May. Two journalists, wanted by police over protests against the transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, had taken refuge at the building. Egypt's President Abdel

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Crackdown On SCP – Two More Members Arrested

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Two more prominent members of the Sudanese Congress Party have been arrested by the National Intelligence and Security Service, to join the more than twenty arrested party leaders and members – including the SCP president.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Two more prominent members of the Sudanese Congress Party have been arrested by the National Intelligence and Security Service, to join the more than twenty arrested party leaders and members - including the SCP president.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Who Is Assistant Inspector General of Police Mugenyi ?

[Monitor] Kampala Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP), Asuman Mugenyi, who is heading an operation against people loyal to Rwenzururu Kingdom Omusinga Wesley Mumbere, returns to Kasese where he first fought a rebel group led by Jamil Mukulu 24…

[Monitor] Kampala Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP), Asuman Mugenyi, who is heading an operation against people loyal to Rwenzururu Kingdom Omusinga Wesley Mumbere, returns to Kasese where he first fought a rebel group led by Jamil Mukulu 24 years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda