Govt Acquires Land for 250 000 Civil Servants

[The Herald] Government has acquired land for the construction of high rise flats and residential stands for more than 250 000 civil servants, a senior official has said. The acquisition of the land is part of Government’s residential stands grand sche…

[The Herald] Government has acquired land for the construction of high rise flats and residential stands for more than 250 000 civil servants, a senior official has said. The acquisition of the land is part of Government's residential stands grand scheme, which will see more than 500 000 civil servants benefiting. Addressing delegates at a stakeholder consultative meeting in the capital encompassing the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Local Government, construction firms, financial institutions, engineers, town pl

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Western, Nyanza, Nairobi and Coast Record Least Voter Listing Turnout

[Capital FM] Nairobi -With only one week left before the Mass Voter Registration exercise comes to a close, Western, Nairobi, Nyanza and Coast regions are yet to hit half of the number of targeted voters.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -With only one week left before the Mass Voter Registration exercise comes to a close, Western, Nairobi, Nyanza and Coast regions are yet to hit half of the number of targeted voters.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Politicians Fuelling Rumours of Withdrawal From Nasa, Wiper Says

[Nation] The Wiper Democratic Movement has said that politicians afraid of nominations are the ones fuelling rumours of the party’s possible withdrawal from the National Super Alliance (Nasa).

[Nation] The Wiper Democratic Movement has said that politicians afraid of nominations are the ones fuelling rumours of the party's possible withdrawal from the National Super Alliance (Nasa).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mawarire – the Conspiracy of Desperation

[The Herald] Tichaona Zindoga -When Evan Mawarire, the face of the anti-Government #ThisFlag “movement” came back from the United States where he had sought self-exile, the ensuing discourse of his action was typically apoplectic, polarising and politi…

[The Herald] Tichaona Zindoga -When Evan Mawarire, the face of the anti-Government #ThisFlag "movement" came back from the United States where he had sought self-exile, the ensuing discourse of his action was typically apoplectic, polarising and politically charged.It had been understood that the man of cloth had fled Zimbabwe fearing for his life after his political agitation catapulted him to global attention as he carved a niche as a new breed of politician exploiting new communication technologies and social media.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ministry to Push Permits Backlog

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Minister of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs, Mr Edwin Batshu has expressed concerns over delays in processing of work and residence permits.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Minister of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs, Mr Edwin Batshu has expressed concerns over delays in processing of work and residence permits.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Govt Targets 20,000 Hectares for Tokwe-Mukosi Irrigation

[The Herald] Government has dispatched teams to carry out feasibility studies on areas downstream of Tokwe-Mukosi Dam in southern Chivi district, where plans are afoot to develop 20 000 hectares of irrigation using water from the recently completed res…

[The Herald] Government has dispatched teams to carry out feasibility studies on areas downstream of Tokwe-Mukosi Dam in southern Chivi district, where plans are afoot to develop 20 000 hectares of irrigation using water from the recently completed reservoir.Tokwe-Mukosi Dam will have the capacity to irrigate 25 000 ha when full, and Government has already started preparations to exploit the dam's water to end perennial food shortages caused by drought in Masvingo province.

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I’m Qualified for the Job, Says Rape-Accused ‘Prophet’ Magaya

[The Herald] PROPHET Walter Magaya says he is qualified to be Yadah Stars’ technical advisor and yesterday the clergyman revealed that refurbishment of Chibuku Stadium in Chitungwiza was in full throttle.The project, according to Prophet Magaya, will m…

[The Herald] PROPHET Walter Magaya says he is qualified to be Yadah Stars' technical advisor and yesterday the clergyman revealed that refurbishment of Chibuku Stadium in Chitungwiza was in full throttle.The project, according to Prophet Magaya, will make Chibuku one of the best top-flight football grounds in the country. The cost of the refurbishment exercise could run into millions.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Council to Install in-Line Chlorinators

[The Herald] Harare City Council is working on installing in-line chlorinators as a long-term solution to making water from all its 235 boreholes, a majority of which are contaminated, safe for human consumption, City Health director Dr Prosper Chonzi …

[The Herald] Harare City Council is working on installing in-line chlorinators as a long-term solution to making water from all its 235 boreholes, a majority of which are contaminated, safe for human consumption, City Health director Dr Prosper Chonzi has said. Responding to questions from The Herald after an Oxfam organised clean up campaign in Mbare yesterday, Dr Chonzi said seven boreholes from Mbare, whose flow was interacting with sewer bursts were decommissioned.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Dibaba Breaks World 2000m Record in Sabadell

[Capital FM] Nairobi -World 1500m champion Genzebe Dibaba added to her growing list of record-breaking achievements by breaking the world 2000m record at the Miting Internacional de Catalunya in the Spanish city of Sabadell on Tuesday.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -World 1500m champion Genzebe Dibaba added to her growing list of record-breaking achievements by breaking the world 2000m record at the Miting Internacional de Catalunya in the Spanish city of Sabadell on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia