Murder Accused’s Claim Attacking Intruder ‘Possible, but Not Likely’

[News24Wire] Triple murder accused Henri van Breda’s claim of throwing an axe at a fleeing intruder the morning of his family’s slaying was possible, but not likely, a ballistics expert testified on Monday.

[News24Wire] Triple murder accused Henri van Breda's claim of throwing an axe at a fleeing intruder the morning of his family's slaying was possible, but not likely, a ballistics expert testified on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Voters Want Presidential Poll Results Declared in 7 Hours

[Nation] Three voters in Kisumu have moved to court to compel the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to declare provisional presidential results within seven hours after closure of polling stations to avoid anxiety.

[Nation] Three voters in Kisumu have moved to court to compel the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to declare provisional presidential results within seven hours after closure of polling stations to avoid anxiety.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Over 400 for World Under-18 Trials at Nyayo

[Nation] World Under-20 5,000m bronze medallist Wesley Ledama is among 400 athletes set to battle it out for places in Team Kenya at the World Under-18 trials starting on Tuesday at the Nyayo National Stadium.

[Nation] World Under-20 5,000m bronze medallist Wesley Ledama is among 400 athletes set to battle it out for places in Team Kenya at the World Under-18 trials starting on Tuesday at the Nyayo National Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Global Trade Union Body Writes to Mugabe Over Mutasa Dismissal

[New Zimbabwe] The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has written to President, Robert Mugabe over the dismissal of ZCTU President, Peter Mutasa, from the National Social Security Authority board.

[New Zimbabwe] The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has written to President, Robert Mugabe over the dismissal of ZCTU President, Peter Mutasa, from the National Social Security Authority board.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Democratic Parliament Empowers People – VP Mnangwagwa

[The Herald] The legislative history of post independent Zimbabwe bears testimony of how a democratic Parliament can be used to empower its people, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said. He said this in a presentation titled, “Parliament’s Transit…

[The Herald] The legislative history of post independent Zimbabwe bears testimony of how a democratic Parliament can be used to empower its people, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said. He said this in a presentation titled, "Parliament's Transition and Transformation from a Colonial to a Democratic Institution: A Personal Reflection," at a symposium to mark the inaugural Parliament Open Day last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Blood Test for Maternal and Child Health

[Ethiopian Herald] “When I was in the family way, I never went to a health station. As a result, my two children died during delivery. Unluckily, to date I have not my own child whom I hug and kiss,” says one of the women whom this writer approached fo…

[Ethiopian Herald] "When I was in the family way, I never went to a health station. As a result, my two children died during delivery. Unluckily, to date I have not my own child whom I hug and kiss," says one of the women whom this writer approached for an interviewee at Gandi Memorial Hospital.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

10 Stockbroking Firms Facilitate N525 Billion Investment in Stocks

[This Day] A total of N525 billion was invested in 35.022 billion shares through 10 stockbroking firms between January and May this year. According to the data obtained from the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) at the weekend, the value represents 73.3 pe…

[This Day] A total of N525 billion was invested in 35.022 billion shares through 10 stockbroking firms between January and May this year. According to the data obtained from the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) at the weekend, the value represents 73.3 per cent of the total transactions and 51.9 per cent in volume terms in the five months.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zuma Fights Application On Judicial Inquiry Into State Capture

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma has filed a conditional counter-application against the Democratic Alliance’s case to force him to establish a Judicial Commission of Inquiry into allegations of state capture, despite his pending review application ag…

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma has filed a conditional counter-application against the Democratic Alliance's case to force him to establish a Judicial Commission of Inquiry into allegations of state capture, despite his pending review application against the remedial actions recommended by the Public Protector.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Middle Standoff Need to Be Solved Through Peaceful, Diplomatic Means – Ministry

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ministry of foreign Affairs said that Ethiopia extend support for the diplomatic and peaceful solutions for the standoff between Qatar and other states in the region.

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ministry of foreign Affairs said that Ethiopia extend support for the diplomatic and peaceful solutions for the standoff between Qatar and other states in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia