Strike Over Fuel Subsidies Quietens Khartoum Streets

[Al Jazeera] Public transport stayed off the streets, several squares and roads in Khartoum were deserted and many shops were shut in a mixed response to opposition calls for a nationwide strike against fuel subsidy cuts in Sudan.

[Al Jazeera] Public transport stayed off the streets, several squares and roads in Khartoum were deserted and many shops were shut in a mixed response to opposition calls for a nationwide strike against fuel subsidy cuts in Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

National Gallery At 60

[The Herald] Dedicated to the presentation, promotion and conservation of Zimbabwe’s contemporary art and visual heritage, the National Gallery of Zimbabwe is set to celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2017. As one of the oldest art institutions in Zimba…

[The Herald] Dedicated to the presentation, promotion and conservation of Zimbabwe's contemporary art and visual heritage, the National Gallery of Zimbabwe is set to celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2017. As one of the oldest art institutions in Zimbabwe, established in 1957, the National Gallery of Zimbabwe has witnessed the dramatic transition from the colonial era to Independence. It has played a tremendous role in the rise of Zimbabwean artists on both local and international platforms such as the Venice Biennale

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Dad Rapes Daughter At Knifepoint

[The Herald] Hurungwe -A 38-year-old man from Hurungwe appeared before a Karoi magistrate recently facing charges of raping his 14-year-old stepdaughter at knifepoint. She later fell pregnant from the repeated sexual assault. Prosecutor Mr Webster Dimi…

[The Herald] Hurungwe -A 38-year-old man from Hurungwe appeared before a Karoi magistrate recently facing charges of raping his 14-year-old stepdaughter at knifepoint. She later fell pregnant from the repeated sexual assault. Prosecutor Mr Webster Dimingu told the court that the man (name withheld) allegedly committed the offence in May. The court heard that he repeatedly abused the girl and threatened her with death if she disclosed the offence.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

250 Hectares Maize Destroyed By Stalk Borer

[The Herald] Government has warned farmers to be on the lookout for stalk borer (Chilo) that has already destroyed 250 hectares of irrigated maize in some areas. The affected areas are Matabeleland North, Midlands and some areas in Mashonaland East (Ma…

[The Herald] Government has warned farmers to be on the lookout for stalk borer (Chilo) that has already destroyed 250 hectares of irrigated maize in some areas. The affected areas are Matabeleland North, Midlands and some areas in Mashonaland East (Marondera) and there are fears the outbreak may spread countrywide if not controlled on time.The Chilo may seriously affect yields if measures are not taken on time.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Call for Judicious Use of Water Resources

[Shabait] Asmara -The Governor of Anseba region, Mr. Ali Mahmud, has called on farmers in Hamelmalo Sub-zone to make judicious use of water resources as regards vegetable and fruit farm activities.

[Shabait] Asmara -The Governor of Anseba region, Mr. Ali Mahmud, has called on farmers in Hamelmalo Sub-zone to make judicious use of water resources as regards vegetable and fruit farm activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Joy Biira Arrested After Attack on Palace in Uganda

[Nation] A news anchor at a Kenyan television station has been arrested following an offensive by the Uganda People’s Defence Force at the Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu Palace in Kasese District on Sunday.

[Nation] A news anchor at a Kenyan television station has been arrested following an offensive by the Uganda People's Defence Force at the Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu Palace in Kasese District on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Time to Shame Prophets of Doom

[The Herald] THE Government moved fast last week to quash social media rumours of impending fuel shortages in the country. The social media message advised people to stock up supplies to avoid inconvenience. The silly rumour quickly circulated, as lies…

[The Herald] THE Government moved fast last week to quash social media rumours of impending fuel shortages in the country. The social media message advised people to stock up supplies to avoid inconvenience. The silly rumour quickly circulated, as lies invariably do. Many people took the canard seriously. Perhaps just as many dismissed it with the contempt it deserved. No doubt the whole thing was manufactured to cause panic ahead of the launch of the bond notes today, and also to prefigure a major fuel crisis during t

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Musician OJ Handcuffed At Album Launch

[Ghana Star] Michael Oware Sakyi, popularly known as Minister OJ was handcuffed for more than an hour during his album launch last Sunday at Liberty Assemblies of God Church, Lapaz.

[Ghana Star] Michael Oware Sakyi, popularly known as Minister OJ was handcuffed for more than an hour during his album launch last Sunday at Liberty Assemblies of God Church, Lapaz.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana