Fast Bowler Vitori Banned One Year

[The Herald] Zimbabwe fast bowler Brian Vitori will miss international cricket action next year after he was handed an effective 12-month ban by the International Cricket Council yesterday.Vitori, who has had problems with his bowling action, was suspended for the second time this year after an independent assessment found his bowling action to be illegal.

[The Herald] Zimbabwe fast bowler Brian Vitori will miss international cricket action next year after he was handed an effective 12-month ban by the International Cricket Council yesterday.Vitori, who has had problems with his bowling action, was suspended for the second time this year after an independent assessment found his bowling action to be illegal.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Buhari’s 2017 Budget Can’t End Recession – Economist

[Premium Times] An economist has questioned President Muhammadu Buhari’s optimism that his 2017 federal ‘Budget of Recovery & Growth’ would bring an end to the current economic recession in the country.

[Premium Times] An economist has questioned President Muhammadu Buhari's optimism that his 2017 federal 'Budget of Recovery & Growth' would bring an end to the current economic recession in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sulu Billed for Vic Falls Fest

[The Herald] Bulawayo Bureau -In a unique and exciting turn of events, Dendera ace, Sulumani Chimbetu has been added onto the Jameson Vic Falls Carnival line-up to usher revellers into the New Year.Sulu who recently wedded and released his latest offer…

[The Herald] Bulawayo Bureau -In a unique and exciting turn of events, Dendera ace, Sulumani Chimbetu has been added onto the Jameson Vic Falls Carnival line-up to usher revellers into the New Year.Sulu who recently wedded and released his latest offering - Jamboree -- will perform alongside SA artistes, Tresor, The Kiffness, Sketchy Bongo, Locnville and Good Luck.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

. . . Chitungwiza Strikes Street Lights Deal

[The Herald] Cash-strapped Chitungwiza Municipality has struck a $1 million barter deal with a local company in which the firm will install about 300 solar power street lights in return for billboard advertising rights.

[The Herald] Cash-strapped Chitungwiza Municipality has struck a $1 million barter deal with a local company in which the firm will install about 300 solar power street lights in return for billboard advertising rights.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Past Lessons Should Keep You Focused, Kagame Tells Troops

[New Times] President and Commander in Chief of Armed Forces Paul Kagame has called on members of Rwanda Defence and security forces to consider trends and past lessons as a reminder to stay vigilant, focused and determined. The call was part of his Ch…

[New Times] President and Commander in Chief of Armed Forces Paul Kagame has called on members of Rwanda Defence and security forces to consider trends and past lessons as a reminder to stay vigilant, focused and determined. The call was part of his Christmas and End of Year message to the troops.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

CAPS United Step Up Preps

[The Herald] Zimbabwe soccer kings CAPS United will meet in the capital today to roll out their programme of action ahead of their return to the Champions League after more than a decade in the wilderness.CAPS United last took part in the 2006 Champion…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe soccer kings CAPS United will meet in the capital today to roll out their programme of action ahead of their return to the Champions League after more than a decade in the wilderness.CAPS United last took part in the 2006 Champions League tournament but were unceremoniously booted out of the competition for use of improperly registered players -- Malawians George Martins and Gift Makolini.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Don’t Give Armed Robbers a Chance

[The Herald] There have been four armed robberies in Harare in little over a fortnight, with one of them leading to the murder of the victim and attempted murder of a neighbour who had run to help.In all four cases the gang responsible seemed to know t…

[The Herald] There have been four armed robberies in Harare in little over a fortnight, with one of them leading to the murder of the victim and attempted murder of a neighbour who had run to help.In all four cases the gang responsible seemed to know their victims were carrying cash or had large sums of cash in a safe, far more cash in fact than just about everybody usually carries on their person or in their wallet or handbag.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

When You Get That Sinking Feeling . . .

[The Herald] There are times when consequences of stoicism and stubbornness become dire for human beings. A Mutare family lost a child recently when a house built on a wetland collapsed due to flooding.Authorities have battled for years to stop people …

[The Herald] There are times when consequences of stoicism and stubbornness become dire for human beings. A Mutare family lost a child recently when a house built on a wetland collapsed due to flooding.Authorities have battled for years to stop people from invading wetlands for residential purposes, with the pleas falling on deaf ears.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe