Lipumba’s CUF Admits to Have Sent Its People to Interrupt Rivals’ Meeting

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Civic United Front (CUF) faction led by Prof Ibrahim Lipumba on Tuesday said people who interrupted another CUF meeting at Vina Hotel were sent by them.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Civic United Front (CUF) faction led by Prof Ibrahim Lipumba on Tuesday said people who interrupted another CUF meeting at Vina Hotel were sent by them.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Is Tsvangirai’s Party Divided Over Coalition?

[The Herald] MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai unilaterally signed Memoranda of Understanding with some opposition political parties for a mooted coalition of opposition parties despite the fact that nine out of the party’s 15 provinces rejected the pr…

[The Herald] MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai unilaterally signed Memoranda of Understanding with some opposition political parties for a mooted coalition of opposition parties despite the fact that nine out of the party's 15 provinces rejected the proposal during his tour of provinces.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Army Worm Now Turns to Vegetables, Bananas As Government Mulls Aerial Spray

[Monitor] Kampala -The fall armyworms that have mainly been attacking cereal crops such as maize and sugar cane have now turned to bananas and several vegetables sending panic among stakeholders on future food security and incomes.

[Monitor] Kampala -The fall armyworms that have mainly been attacking cereal crops such as maize and sugar cane have now turned to bananas and several vegetables sending panic among stakeholders on future food security and incomes.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Locals Cite Fraud in Compensation As Kitgum Road Project Near End

[Monitor] “When I went to sign for my voucher to be compensated for my land and permanent house, they folded the voucher and asked me to sign. I was not able to know how much money I was signing for. They said it was a huge sum and that it was risky fo…

[Monitor] "When I went to sign for my voucher to be compensated for my land and permanent house, they folded the voucher and asked me to sign. I was not able to know how much money I was signing for. They said it was a huge sum and that it was risky for me to open the voucher while there. They said if I did, thugs would follow me and attack me. I complied with what I was told. When I reached home, I opened the voucher and realised I only had slightly over Shs2.2 million."

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Cornered Poacher Guns Down Ranger

[The Herald] Police here have arrested a 41-year-old suspected poacher after he shot and killed a game ranger at Nottingham Estate, 40km south west of Beitbridge town.

[The Herald] Police here have arrested a 41-year-old suspected poacher after he shot and killed a game ranger at Nottingham Estate, 40km south west of Beitbridge town.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Businessman Chivayo Says He Doesn’t Understand Shona Used in Lawsuit

[The Herald] BUSINESSMAN Mr Wicknell Chivayo says he does not understand the Shona language that is used in the $500 000 suit filed by Sunday Mail journalist Garikai Mazara and that the vernacular parts must be expunged from the plaintiff’s declaration.

[The Herald] BUSINESSMAN Mr Wicknell Chivayo says he does not understand the Shona language that is used in the $500 000 suit filed by Sunday Mail journalist Garikai Mazara and that the vernacular parts must be expunged from the plaintiff's declaration.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

UN Renews Call for Negotiated Solution to Kasai Conflict

[VOA] A U.N. official in the Democratic Republic of Congo has repeated calls for a dialogue to end the deadly, months-long conflict in the Kasai region of the central DRC.

[VOA] A U.N. official in the Democratic Republic of Congo has repeated calls for a dialogue to end the deadly, months-long conflict in the Kasai region of the central DRC.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Ruling Party’s Chombo Out of Under-Fire Commissar Kasukuwere Probe

[The Herald] Zanu-PF secretary for Administration Cde Ignatius Chombo has been dropped from a high-level team visiting Mashonaland Central Province today to resolve differences stemming from a petition signed by the province against national political …

[The Herald] Zanu-PF secretary for Administration Cde Ignatius Chombo has been dropped from a high-level team visiting Mashonaland Central Province today to resolve differences stemming from a petition signed by the province against national political commissar Cde Saviour Kasukuwere and his brother Cde Dickson Mafios. Cde Mafios is acting Zanu-PF Mashonaland Central provincial chairman, but was recently suspended after the provincial executive issued him with a prohibition order.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

UN Quashes Opposition Rigging Claims, Praises Electoral Commission’s Transparency

[The Herald] CONTRARY to MDC-T’s wild claims that Government’s procurement of Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) kits was Zanu-PF’s way of trying to rig the 2018 harmonised elections, the United Nations has expressed satisfaction with the transparency …

[The Herald] CONTRARY to MDC-T's wild claims that Government's procurement of Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) kits was Zanu-PF's way of trying to rig the 2018 harmonised elections, the United Nations has expressed satisfaction with the transparency surrounding the exercise. UNDP Resident Coordinator Mr Bishow Parajuli yesterday commended the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) for the manner it had so far carried out site validation tests for two firms bidding to supply BVR kits.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe