Textile Firm’s U.S.$2 Million Misclassified Goods Impounded

[The Herald] A local textile firm, Qingshang Investments (Pvt) Ltd, misclassified imported goods in underhand dealings, prejudicing the tax collector of millions of dollars, the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (zimra) has said. zimra is locked in a fierce l…

[The Herald] A local textile firm, Qingshang Investments (Pvt) Ltd, misclassified imported goods in underhand dealings, prejudicing the tax collector of millions of dollars, the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (zimra) has said. zimra is locked in a fierce legal battle with Qingshang Investments over non-payment of duty amounting to $2 million. The case, which exposes massive corruption, spilled into the High Court early this month, with Qingshang Investments suing the tax collector for impounding its goods.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘I Don’t Think Her Heart Will Ever Like This Baby’

[HRW] Akinyi was only 11 years old when three men broke into her home in Kericho, Kenya, in December 2007, as post-election violence raged, and gang raped her and her mother. Akinyi became pregnant, but did not want anything to do with the baby girl sh…

[HRW] Akinyi was only 11 years old when three men broke into her home in Kericho, Kenya, in December 2007, as post-election violence raged, and gang raped her and her mother. Akinyi became pregnant, but did not want anything to do with the baby girl she bore.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Stars Coach Seeks Friendly Matches As Afcon Looms

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Taifa Stars caretaker Salum Mayanga has presented a training programme as the 2018 African Nations Championship (Chan) and 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier draw closer.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Taifa Stars caretaker Salum Mayanga has presented a training programme as the 2018 African Nations Championship (Chan) and 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier draw closer.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Beauty for Ashes Record New Album

[New Times] Popular Gospel music group, Beauty For Ashes, is currently busy working on their latest album titled, Renaissance. The album is the third since the band launched in 2010.

[New Times] Popular Gospel music group, Beauty For Ashes, is currently busy working on their latest album titled, Renaissance. The album is the third since the band launched in 2010.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

The War On Drugs and Fresh Demands for a New Constitution

[Citizen] Like many people will have done, I followed the debate on the style of Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda in his fight against narcotics over the past fortnight with great interest.

[Citizen] Like many people will have done, I followed the debate on the style of Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda in his fight against narcotics over the past fortnight with great interest.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

One Killed, 2 Hurt in Wanlaweyn Gunfight

[Shabelle] At least one civilian was killed, and two soldiers were injured in a heavy exchange of gunfight between two groups withing the Somalia’s National Army (SNA) in Wanlaweyn district. Local authorities said the soldiers serving with SNA are figh…

[Shabelle] At least one civilian was killed, and two soldiers were injured in a heavy exchange of gunfight between two groups withing the Somalia's National Army (SNA) in Wanlaweyn district. Local authorities said the soldiers serving with SNA are fighting over clan related revenge which has been on increase in the town and its suburbs over the past few months. The situation has returned to normal, following the exchange of gunfire between the two groups in the army in Wanlaweyn district of Lower Shabelle region of s

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Calm Returns to Parts of Mudug Region After Battle

[Shabelle] A precarious calm has returned to some parts of Mudug region in Central Somalia, a day after a deadly gunfight between Galmudug forces and Al Shabaab militants. Local residents in Amara and nearby villages said the situation is normal and pe…

[Shabelle] A precarious calm has returned to some parts of Mudug region in Central Somalia, a day after a deadly gunfight between Galmudug forces and Al Shabaab militants. Local residents in Amara and nearby villages said the situation is normal and people are going about their daily activities, mainly the business normally.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Auditor General Overturns Air Control Transference

[Shabelle] Somalia’s auditor general Dr Nur Farah Jimale has called in the outgoing aviation minister Ali Jama Jingale to rescind his plan to transfer the country’s airspace to foreign countries.

[Shabelle] Somalia's auditor general Dr Nur Farah Jimale has called in the outgoing aviation minister Ali Jama Jingale to rescind his plan to transfer the country's airspace to foreign countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Land Mine Blast At Army Checkpoint Leaves 2 Dead

[Shabelle] Two soldiers are reported to have been killed, and four others sustained wounds in a remote-controlled land mine blast occurred at an army checkpoint in Tihsile area near Wanlaweyn.

[Shabelle] Two soldiers are reported to have been killed, and four others sustained wounds in a remote-controlled land mine blast occurred at an army checkpoint in Tihsile area near Wanlaweyn.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia