Call for Civil Groups to Promote Peace

[The Herald] Civil society organisations have been urged to promote peace ahead of harmonised elections set for July 30. This came out during the National Association of Non Governmental Organisations (NANGO) voter education workshop in Gweru recently.

[The Herald] Civil society organisations have been urged to promote peace ahead of harmonised elections set for July 30. This came out during the National Association of Non Governmental Organisations (NANGO) voter education workshop in Gweru recently.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

PF Post 100% Win in Ward Elections

The dust in the aftermath of the June 6 Chilanga parliamentary elections has settled with all the players getting back to their daily business. Everyone seemed consumed in the Chilanga seat and paid a deaf ear to the ward elections … Continued

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The dust in the aftermath of the June 6 Chilanga parliamentary elections has settled with all the players getting back to their daily business. Everyone seemed consumed in the Chilanga seat and paid a deaf ear to the ward elections held on the same day. The ruling Patriotic Front swept all the elections that were up for grabs leaving the opposition with a lot of work to. Below are the full results for polls: Chilanga Parliamentary By-election Mary Langa PF 7226 Mel Charmaine UPND 6, 410 Kope Francis UPPZ   204 Pride Mazabuka NAREP 92 WARD ELECTION RESULTS Eastern Province Luangwa Ward (Nyimba District) Ivess Phiri PF 432 Paul Daka NDC 158 Chilongozi Ward (Sinda District) Dominic Banda    PF 934 Francis Tembo    UPND    437 David Banda        3RD LM    38 James Banda    Rainbow    33 LUAPULA PROVINCE Mwense District Mununga Ward Lawrence Kaseya    PF   1, 112 Dewin Makungu   FDD  268 Gilbert Mushima  UPND 65 Musonda Ward Mwense District Kelvin Chisanga   PF     691 Peter Mfula       UPND 102 Redson Mhango NDC   73 Northern Province Kasama Chumba Christopher Mpandamwike PF    932 Royd Chishimba   UPND 252 Davies Mubanga  NDC  58 Northern Province Kasama Musowa Ward Joseph Chitembo PF    725 Bernard Mwansa UPND  147 The post PF Post 100% Win in Ward Elections appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Minister Unhappy With Diamond Firm

[Namibian] Mines minister Tom Alweendo told the leadership of the state-owned company Namib Desert Diamonds (Namdia) that he is not happy with the manner in which they are selling diamonds to international companies.

[Namibian] Mines minister Tom Alweendo told the leadership of the state-owned company Namib Desert Diamonds (Namdia) that he is not happy with the manner in which they are selling diamonds to international companies.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Elomotho Scoops Another World Award

[New Era] Elemotho Gaalelekwe has achieved another milestone in his music career when on Sunday he scooped the One World Music Awards in the category of Best World Music/Global Fusion Album of the Year Award in the United Kingdom (UK).

[New Era] Elemotho Gaalelekwe has achieved another milestone in his music career when on Sunday he scooped the One World Music Awards in the category of Best World Music/Global Fusion Album of the Year Award in the United Kingdom (UK).

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

I Don’t Know How to Retire – Sirleaf

[Namibian] After 62 years of public service, of which 10 were spent as Liberia’s president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said she could not retire as long as there are poor, downtrodden and uneducated people.

[Namibian] After 62 years of public service, of which 10 were spent as Liberia's president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said she could not retire as long as there are poor, downtrodden and uneducated people.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

COMESA, IOM Pen Mega Cross Border Deal

The Common market for Eastern and Southern Africa Comesa and the International Organization for Migration have signed a four millions euro co-delegation agreement for cross border trade initiative aimed at facilitating small scale trade across borders. Speaking at the signing … Continued

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The Common market for Eastern and Southern Africa Comesa and the International Organization for Migration have signed a four millions euro co-delegation agreement for cross border trade initiative aimed at facilitating small scale trade across borders. Speaking at the signing ceremony, IOM regional director for Southern Africa, Charles Kwenin, said that the agreement which is under the 11th European Development Fund aims to increase formal small scale cross border trade flow in the Comesa tripartite region. “The facility will support institutional capacity building, improved border management and infrastructure and better data collection and monitoring,†said Kwenin. Kwenin said that the agreement is critical for facilitating not only the movement of goods but also the movement of people that carry those goods across borders. Small scale cross traders have a special role in this regard. “Good migration governance ensures that the protection, health, and security dimensions of human mobility across borders are addressed in an adequate, effective and timely manner†Kwenin said. KWENIN. Speaking at the same event, Comesa Secretary General, Sindiso Ngwenya, said that the programme aims at increasing the formalization of informal cross border trade and enhancing trade flows leading to higher incomes for Small scale cross border traders. “The agreement will support the construction of border markets, cross border traders association and the address the challenges that small scale traders face at the borders,†Ngwenya said. He said that the Comesa Secretariat has mobilized the best expertise available to be used in the efficient implementation modalities and co-delegated the implementation of some activities under the program. The post COMESA, IOM Pen Mega Cross Border Deal appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Burundi’s Nkurunziza to Step Down in 2020

[Citizen] Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza said on Thursday he would not run for another term, despite widespread belief that he backed a new constitution extending term limits in a bid to cling to power.

[Citizen] Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza said on Thursday he would not run for another term, despite widespread belief that he backed a new constitution extending term limits in a bid to cling to power.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Nkurunziza Surprises With Vow to Step Down in 2020

[Monitor] In a surprise move, Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza said Thursday he would step down in 2020, despite widespread belief that he backed a new constitution extending term limits in a bid to cling to power.

[Monitor] In a surprise move, Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza said Thursday he would step down in 2020, despite widespread belief that he backed a new constitution extending term limits in a bid to cling to power.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Journalist Charged With Assaulting Deputy Minister

[Kubatana.net] NewsDay reporter Blessed Mhlanga was on 5 June 2018 charged with contravening Section 89 of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act arising from his alleged assault of deputy Finance Minister Terence Mukupe.

[Kubatana.net] NewsDay reporter Blessed Mhlanga was on 5 June 2018 charged with contravening Section 89 of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act arising from his alleged assault of deputy Finance Minister Terence Mukupe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ohangwena Council Retains Leadership

[New Era] Ongwediva -The Ohangwena Regional Council kept its political leadership unchanged at a routine mid-term election held recently at Eenhana. The leaders were sworn in this week at the town.

[New Era] Ongwediva -The Ohangwena Regional Council kept its political leadership unchanged at a routine mid-term election held recently at Eenhana. The leaders were sworn in this week at the town.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia