Wait for Nail-Biting Dash on Oct 26, Raila Tells Followers

[Nation] Opposition leader Raila Odinga on Monday warned of a long drama-loaded fight to kick out top managers at the electoral commission as President Uhuru Kenyatta claimed the Nasa leader was on the verge of withdrawing from the repeat election set …

[Nation] Opposition leader Raila Odinga on Monday warned of a long drama-loaded fight to kick out top managers at the electoral commission as President Uhuru Kenyatta claimed the Nasa leader was on the verge of withdrawing from the repeat election set for October 26.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Minister to Check Progress On Western Cape N1 Upgrade

[SAnews.gov.za] Transport Minister Joe Maswangayi is in the Western Cape to monitor progress on the project to upgrade a crucial stretch of the N1 between Plattekloof Road and Old Oak Interchange.

[SAnews.gov.za] Transport Minister Joe Maswangayi is in the Western Cape to monitor progress on the project to upgrade a crucial stretch of the N1 between Plattekloof Road and Old Oak Interchange.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Arrest Ng’onga Residence Attackers

Police have arrested the soccer fans that attacked misfiring Chipolopolo striker Alex Ng’onga’s mother’s residence in Chimwemwe after Zambia lost 1-0 to Nigeria to crash out of the FIFA World Cup race. Ng’onga had infuriated fans for his misses with … Continued

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Police have arrested the soccer fans that attacked misfiring Chipolopolo striker Alex Ng’onga’s mother’s residence in Chimwemwe after Zambia lost 1-0 to Nigeria to crash out of the FIFA World Cup race. Ng’onga had infuriated fans for his misses with some fans taking their anger a tad too far by attacking his mother’s residence but police have acted swiftly and arrested the culprits. “We have arrested five people for malicious damage to property and they are detained in police custody. We have Jeff Chavula 30, Dickson Chama 24, Peter Mwanga 21, Gift Zulu 18 and a 16 year old all of Kitwe Chimwemwe Township,†said Copperbelt Police Commissioner Charity Katanga said. †A white Toyota Landcruiser ACC 5492 that was used has been impounded. The value of the damaged property is K450.†The post Police Arrest Ng’onga Residence Attackers appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

Scaling Up Mental Health in Workplace

[Guardian] Today is World Mental Health Day (WMHD) 2017. WMHD is observed on October 10 every year with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues and mobilizing efforts in support of better mental health. The theme of WMHD 2017…

[Guardian] Today is World Mental Health Day (WMHD) 2017. WMHD is observed on October 10 every year with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues and mobilizing efforts in support of better mental health. The theme of WMHD 2017 is "Mental Health in The Workplace."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

OPINION: Society Should Deal With Killer Lovers Problem

The report of a shooting of a Lusaka woman by her boyfriend has just added to the growing list of cold blooded murders related to passion gone wrong. Before now the country had yet to digest the circumstances that led … Continued

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The report of a shooting of a Lusaka woman by her boyfriend has just added to the growing list of cold blooded murders related to passion gone wrong. Before now the country had yet to digest the circumstances that led to the murder of Lusaka businessman Reeves Malambo who was allegedly stabbed to death by his girlfriend Shaibu Benos. The murder of Lubinda Litebele at point blank by his wife Precious Longwe in Woodlands was followed up by another more chilling murder of a Mrs Milumbe running over her husband in Makeni area. So the murder of 26-year old Precious Mangesana by her boyfriend Nshinku Kaputu with their two year old baby also hit in the process. All these murders raise questions as to whether the public should now get concerned with the rapid occurrence of these cold blooded murders tied to relationships. What could have gone wrong for Zambia now to drift into terrain where individuals resort to killing each time there is a dispute in the house or relationship? What happened to sending away a spouse to her parents if things can’t work? However we are mindful that there has been a highly pronounced element of cheating in some of these relationships that tend to spark the ultimate rage in partners but should killing be the solution? Why has it become so easy to play cyborg and senselessly end live of a loved one all in the name of love? Are guns this available or is the appetite for target practice so rare that people have to shoot at the slightest irritation? It seems there will be no end to this cycle of love instigated murders. We are slowly piling up cases in our courts of law of crimes of passion. Slowly the trend may lose its shock element if our prisons fill up with individuals that may have found themselves having shot dead their lovers. It could become acceptable if it is not addressed. Slowly they could be alliances of likeminded suspects taking comfort in a commonly shared burden of condemnation by society. Is there anger so much that the only solution is to pump bullets in your loved one? While there may be no clear cut solution to these murders there is need for society to reflect deeply on the increase of these incidences across the gender divide. The post OPINION: Society Should Deal With Killer Lovers Problem appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

Gogos Get a Health Kick Out of Soccer

[GroundUp] In a battle to stay fit and beat the effects of diabetes, arthritis and high blood pressure, pensioners aged between 60 to 80 in Imbali, Pietermaritzburg, have taken to soccer and athletics.

[GroundUp] In a battle to stay fit and beat the effects of diabetes, arthritis and high blood pressure, pensioners aged between 60 to 80 in Imbali, Pietermaritzburg, have taken to soccer and athletics.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Forces Shoot Dead Iranian Sailor in Indian Ocean

[Shabelle] Somali regional officials say the Iranian captain of a fishing boat was killed and another sailor was injured after security forces opened fire during an operation in the Indian Ocean.

[Shabelle] Somali regional officials say the Iranian captain of a fishing boat was killed and another sailor was injured after security forces opened fire during an operation in the Indian Ocean.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Angula Challenges Geingob

[Namibian] FORMER Prime Minister Nahas Angula will be challenging President Hage Geingob for the Swapo presidency following a heated telephone conversation between the two last week.

[Namibian] FORMER Prime Minister Nahas Angula will be challenging President Hage Geingob for the Swapo presidency following a heated telephone conversation between the two last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia