Pastor Talks to ‘God’ On the Phone During Service

[Ghana Star] A pastor has claimed to have a direct phone number to heaven, after a video of him talking on the phone during a church service emerged. “I actually have a direct line which I can call Him on and get instructions on how to proceed,” Pastor…

[Ghana Star] A pastor has claimed to have a direct phone number to heaven, after a video of him talking on the phone during a church service emerged. "I actually have a direct line which I can call Him on and get instructions on how to proceed," Pastor Paul Sanyangore of Victory World International has been quoted as saying.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Jubilant Yanga Get Heroes’ Welcome

[Daily News] The triumphant Young Africans were treated to a heroes’ welcome by thousands of jubilant fans upon their return to Dar es Salaam after sealing a historic 27th Premier League title.

[Daily News] The triumphant Young Africans were treated to a heroes' welcome by thousands of jubilant fans upon their return to Dar es Salaam after sealing a historic 27th Premier League title.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Cosatu’s Dlamini Under Fire As Vavi Looks to Capitalise

[Daily Maverick] The influence of ANC politics has long tainted Cosatu’s leadership and on Monday Sidumo Dlamini’s position as president looked tenuous. As Zwelinzima Vavi builds a new federation, Saftu, his old foe might face a similarly ignominious f…

[Daily Maverick] The influence of ANC politics has long tainted Cosatu's leadership and on Monday Sidumo Dlamini's position as president looked tenuous. As Zwelinzima Vavi builds a new federation, Saftu, his old foe might face a similarly ignominious fate. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Maasai Hail Prime Minister for Resolving Water Crisis

[Daily News] Ngorongoro -In response to the Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa’s directives, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA) is now pumping enough water into local Maasai villages to save the residents from taking their cattle down the cr…

[Daily News] Ngorongoro -In response to the Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa's directives, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA) is now pumping enough water into local Maasai villages to save the residents from taking their cattle down the crater for watering.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Dumelo Apologises to Bread Seller

[Ghana Star] Ghanaian actor John Dumelo has rendered an unqualified apology to Kwaku Vito, the owner of a bread factory in Kumasi, who he (Dumelo) mocked on social media over the weekend.

[Ghana Star] Ghanaian actor John Dumelo has rendered an unqualified apology to Kwaku Vito, the owner of a bread factory in Kumasi, who he (Dumelo) mocked on social media over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Evictions, Beatings At Mugabe-Linked Farm

[HRW] Anti-riot police have harassed, beaten, and ordered some 200 families off a farm linked to President Robert Mugabe’s family, Human Rights Watch said today. The police affirmed in a court filing that the Arnolds Farm in Mazowe, Mashonaland Central…

[HRW] Anti-riot police have harassed, beaten, and ordered some 200 families off a farm linked to President Robert Mugabe's family, Human Rights Watch said today. The police affirmed in a court filing that the Arnolds Farm in Mazowe, Mashonaland Central province, Zimbabwe, which the families have occupied since 2000, is owned by the president's family. Human Rights Watch could not independently verify the farm ownership.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe