Time for Liberian Artists to Replicate Flavour

[Observer] Nigeria superstar Flavour has given hope to an 11-year old visually impaired Liberian whose musical talent was overlooked until he meet his idol, who featured him in the song “Most High.”

[Observer] Nigeria superstar Flavour has given hope to an 11-year old visually impaired Liberian whose musical talent was overlooked until he meet his idol, who featured him in the song "Most High."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Mining Firms Must Prioritise Host Communities

[The Herald] Recommendations by the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Indigenisation and Empowerment for the amendment of the country’s indigenisation law to insert a requirement that compels mining firms to contribute at least 25 percent of pledges…

[The Herald] Recommendations by the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Indigenisation and Empowerment for the amendment of the country's indigenisation law to insert a requirement that compels mining firms to contribute at least 25 percent of pledges to Community Share Ownership Trusts to facilitate their speedy set up is spot on and should be implemented as soon as possible.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Brexit – Southern African Customs Union Trade With UK Not to Be Disrupted

[Daily Maverick] UK and Southern African Customs Union (SACU) trade ministers agreed on Wednesday to replicate southern Africa’s European Union trade deal in a new trade agreement that will have to be negotiated with Britain when it leaves the EU in Ap…

[Daily Maverick] UK and Southern African Customs Union (SACU) trade ministers agreed on Wednesday to replicate southern Africa's European Union trade deal in a new trade agreement that will have to be negotiated with Britain when it leaves the EU in April 2019. By PETER FABRICIUS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Polls Agency Not to Re-Tender Ballot Printing

[Capital FM] Nairobi -There was no time to waste as the Court of Appeal on Thursday got down to the business of deciding if the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission would have to re-tender the printing of presidential ballots for the August …

[Capital FM] Nairobi -There was no time to waste as the Court of Appeal on Thursday got down to the business of deciding if the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission would have to re-tender the printing of presidential ballots for the August 8 General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Analysts Say Chaponda’s Arrest Is ‘Window Dressing’

[Nyasa Times] Local commentators have expressed some caution and reservations over the recent arrest of former Minister of Agriculture Honourable George Chaponda who has been charged with graft for allegedly profiting in a $35million maize import deal …

[Nyasa Times] Local commentators have expressed some caution and reservations over the recent arrest of former Minister of Agriculture Honourable George Chaponda who has been charged with graft for allegedly profiting in a $35million maize import deal from neighbouring Zambia, saying the arrest might be a sign of desperation, panic and "window dressing" on the part of authorities.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Zuma Appointed Construction Company Ahead of Tender Process – Nkandla Hearings

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma appointed construction company Moneymine Enterprises long before the Department of Public Works was involved in the Nkandla tender process, the Nkandla disciplinary hearing heard on Thursday.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma appointed construction company Moneymine Enterprises long before the Department of Public Works was involved in the Nkandla tender process, the Nkandla disciplinary hearing heard on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Arrested Former Minister Chaponda ‘Hides Face in Shame’

[Nyasa Times] A crowd hurled insults at embattled former Minister of Agriculture , Irrigation nd Water Development George Chaponda on Wednesday evening following his arrest earlier in the day by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) and two others linked to…

[Nyasa Times] A crowd hurled insults at embattled former Minister of Agriculture , Irrigation nd Water Development George Chaponda on Wednesday evening following his arrest earlier in the day by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) and two others linked to a corruption scandal involving maize imports from Zambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Agriculture Minister Made Meets Indian Envoy

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is expected to receive $2 million worth of equipment from India for a food testing laboratory, which is being established in the Department of the Research and Specialist Services under the Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanisation a…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is expected to receive $2 million worth of equipment from India for a food testing laboratory, which is being established in the Department of the Research and Specialist Services under the Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ministry Sets Up Units to Follow Up Auditor-General’s Reports

[The Herald] Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has set up units within his ministry to follow up on Auditor-General Mrs Mildred Chiri’s reports to deal with ineptitude within State enterprises and local government structures.

[The Herald] Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has set up units within his ministry to follow up on Auditor-General Mrs Mildred Chiri's reports to deal with ineptitude within State enterprises and local government structures.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe