ANC Succession – Emerging – an Anti-Zuma Super Slate?

[Daily Maverick] So strange is our political linguistics these days that when the Deputy President of the country states the obvious, that we need an inquiry into state capture, we all know that it really means he’s running for President. At the same t…

[Daily Maverick] So strange is our political linguistics these days that when the Deputy President of the country states the obvious, that we need an inquiry into state capture, we all know that it really means he's running for President. At the same time, when one of our President's Ministers, Lindiwe Sisulu, travels to the Eastern Cape to receive the endorsement of an ANC branch, we know that something is very much in the works. Finally, it appears that the group of people who are going to contest the ANC's December cont

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Shire Valley Irrigation Project Viable – Official

[Nyasa Times] People of the twin districts of Chikwawa and Nsanje in the Shire Valley have a reason to celebrate following government’s endorsement that the Shire Valley Irrigation Project (SVIP) is viable.

[Nyasa Times] People of the twin districts of Chikwawa and Nsanje in the Shire Valley have a reason to celebrate following government's endorsement that the Shire Valley Irrigation Project (SVIP) is viable.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Just Google It – the SA Web App That Could Turn Ecological Research Into a Safe, Cheap Desk Job

[Daily Maverick] In the information age, the public has more agency than ever. Citizen science is streaking ahead, thanks to vast data contributions by ordinary people. In South Africa, one local ecologist just made it much easier for them to do so, wh…

[Daily Maverick] In the information age, the public has more agency than ever. Citizen science is streaking ahead, thanks to vast data contributions by ordinary people. In South Africa, one local ecologist just made it much easier for them to do so, whether they know it or not. By MARELISE VAN DER MERWE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Province Adds Voice On Kasukuwere Ouster

[New Zimbabwe] ZANU PF Matabeleland North provincial leadership met in Lupane Sunday and endorsed the countrywide campaign to oust the party’s national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere, while also hinting a similar campaign against his cronies in…

[New Zimbabwe] ZANU PF Matabeleland North provincial leadership met in Lupane Sunday and endorsed the countrywide campaign to oust the party's national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere, while also hinting a similar campaign against his cronies in the province.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt, Namibia Commit to Cooperation

[The Herald] Zimbabwe and Namibia should implement cooperation agreements signed between the two countries and make necessary adjustments taking into account emerging issues and areas where there is little interest, Foreign Affairs Secretary Ambassador…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe and Namibia should implement cooperation agreements signed between the two countries and make necessary adjustments taking into account emerging issues and areas where there is little interest, Foreign Affairs Secretary Ambassador Joey Bimha, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tobacco Exports Up 14%

[The Herald] Volumes of tobacco which has been exported now stand at 42,5 million kg, a 14 percent rise from those exported in the corresponding period last year, statistics that the industry regulator released show.

[The Herald] Volumes of tobacco which has been exported now stand at 42,5 million kg, a 14 percent rise from those exported in the corresponding period last year, statistics that the industry regulator released show.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nissan Tilda Up for Grabs in Miss Malawi Beauty Pageant

[Nyasa Times] As a day for this year’s miss Malawi beauty pageant finals is getting closer, Organizers say the winning queen will go home driving a Nissan Tilda, worth about K5 million as grand prize and other prizes worth for the run ups.

[Nyasa Times] As a day for this year's miss Malawi beauty pageant finals is getting closer, Organizers say the winning queen will go home driving a Nissan Tilda, worth about K5 million as grand prize and other prizes worth for the run ups.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Do South Africans Truly Understand the Power of Their Vote?

[Daily Maverick] Perhaps the act of the Nkandla village people standing up against corruption, and not voting for the ANC in their ward is the beginning of an age where South Africans realise the innate power of their vote. Hopefully this message will …

[Daily Maverick] Perhaps the act of the Nkandla village people standing up against corruption, and not voting for the ANC in their ward is the beginning of an age where South Africans realise the innate power of their vote. Hopefully this message will gain traction so that politicians realise that they are elected to serve the people rather than gain materially from the position. By REFILOE NTSEKHE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cabinet Approves National Railways Recapitalisation Programme

[New Zimbabwe] CABINET has approved the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ)’s recapitalisation programme which will see the ailing parastatal going into the market to source funding through technical partners and institutional investors.

[New Zimbabwe] CABINET has approved the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ)'s recapitalisation programme which will see the ailing parastatal going into the market to source funding through technical partners and institutional investors.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe