President Denies Exercising Nepotism, Hits At ‘Stupid’ Critics

[Nyasa Times] President Arthur Peter Mutharika has rejected enied claims that he is exercising nepotism, saying he is not trabalistic and his Cabinet has four northerners and some are holding crucial positions in the civil service, yet there is no mini…

[Nyasa Times] President Arthur Peter Mutharika has rejected enied claims that he is exercising nepotism, saying he is not trabalistic and his Cabinet has four northerners and some are holding crucial positions in the civil service, yet there is no ministers from his home district of Thyolo.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Police Criticised After Attempt to Take Urine Samples From MP

[Citizen] Lawyers have criticised the police for intending to take blood sample from the Tanganyika Law Society (TLS) President, Mr Tundu Lissu, arguing that incitement and soliciting charges he faces do not warrant urine tests.

[Citizen] Lawyers have criticised the police for intending to take blood sample from the Tanganyika Law Society (TLS) President, Mr Tundu Lissu, arguing that incitement and soliciting charges he faces do not warrant urine tests.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Come and Help Revive the Economy, Mugabe Appeals to Diasporans

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Friday pleaded with his country’s skilled workers living in the diaspora to return home so that they could help in reviving the southern African country’s floundering economy.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Friday pleaded with his country's skilled workers living in the diaspora to return home so that they could help in reviving the southern African country's floundering economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Elections Body Clarifies Proof of Residence Requirement

[New Zimbabwe] Prospective voters can write their own affidavits for use as proof of residence when registering for the 2018 elections, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has revealed.

[New Zimbabwe] Prospective voters can write their own affidavits for use as proof of residence when registering for the 2018 elections, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Bingu Stadium to Host Blantyre Derby

[Nyasa Times] Administrators of Malawi’s elite football league Super League of Malawi (Sulom) have confirmed that the much awaited Blantyre derby between current league leaders Mighty Be Forward Wanderers and former champions Nyasa Big Bullets is on th…

[Nyasa Times] Administrators of Malawi's elite football league Super League of Malawi (Sulom) have confirmed that the much awaited Blantyre derby between current league leaders Mighty Be Forward Wanderers and former champions Nyasa Big Bullets is on this coming weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Police Thwart Opposition Demonstration

[New Zimbabwe] Gweru police crushed an MDC-T youth demonstration on Saturday where protesters were demanding reforms from the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) ahead of 2018 general elections amid reports that more than five youths were arrested.

[New Zimbabwe] Gweru police crushed an MDC-T youth demonstration on Saturday where protesters were demanding reforms from the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) ahead of 2018 general elections amid reports that more than five youths were arrested.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Anti-Doping Body Grapples With Absentee Athletes

[Nation] Anti-doping Agency of Kenya (Adak) and Athletics Kenya have clarified that they are working together to ensure that doping tests are well planned and all athletes going to London World Championships are tested.

[Nation] Anti-doping Agency of Kenya (Adak) and Athletics Kenya have clarified that they are working together to ensure that doping tests are well planned and all athletes going to London World Championships are tested.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Drive to Improve Farmer Participation in Agric Programmes

[New Times] Transparency International Rwanda and its partners has initiated a project aimed at increasing participation of farmers in planning, implementation and monitoring of agriculture projects using district performance contracts (Imihigo).

[New Times] Transparency International Rwanda and its partners has initiated a project aimed at increasing participation of farmers in planning, implementation and monitoring of agriculture projects using district performance contracts (Imihigo).

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda