Two Police Officers, Businessman Jailed for Wildlife Crime, Malawi Sets History

[Nyasa Times] Wildlife crime history was set in Malawi today with not one but two unprecedented court rulings – the first ever conviction of an individual dealing in rhino horn and, in a separate case, the first ever policemen to be convicted for wildl…

[Nyasa Times] Wildlife crime history was set in Malawi today with not one but two unprecedented court rulings - the first ever conviction of an individual dealing in rhino horn and, in a separate case, the first ever policemen to be convicted for wildlife trafficking.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Reserve Bank Governor Blasts Retailers Demanding Cash Payments

[The Herald] RESERVE Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr John Mangudya has blasted demands for cash payments by certain retailers as an unscrupulous business practice meant to externalise foreign exchange.The central bank governor is on record saying the coun…

[The Herald] RESERVE Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr John Mangudya has blasted demands for cash payments by certain retailers as an unscrupulous business practice meant to externalise foreign exchange.The central bank governor is on record saying the country lost an estimated $1,8 billion in 2015 alone through the smuggling of foreign currency or illicit financial flows.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Rusike Return Boost for Makepekepe

[The Herald] CAPS United received a boost in their final push for the Castle Lager Premiership soccer title yesterday with the return of midfielder Tafadzwa Rusike to training ahead of the trip to Chapungu this Saturday for the decisive match.The midfi…

[The Herald] CAPS United received a boost in their final push for the Castle Lager Premiership soccer title yesterday with the return of midfielder Tafadzwa Rusike to training ahead of the trip to Chapungu this Saturday for the decisive match.The midfielder is likely to play a part in the final game of the season after he managed to train with his teammates yesterday. Makepekepe are involved in a fierce battle for this year's title with FC Platinum who travel to Bulawayo to face Tsholotsho at Luveve.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Scottish Pipe-Powered Water Disinfection System Set for Botswana

[The Patriot] A self-sustaining water treatment system that operates without grid electricity or solar power has been launched for rural water systems in developing countries. Called the Scotmas Bravo Hydro, the system creates its own power by means of…

[The Patriot] A self-sustaining water treatment system that operates without grid electricity or solar power has been launched for rural water systems in developing countries. Called the Scotmas Bravo Hydro, the system creates its own power by means of a tiny hydro-electric generator placed within the water pipe itself. Scottish water disinfection specialists, Scotmas Group, has launched the technology this week and will deliver it to 40 villages in Botswana from January 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Immigration Department Bans Outside Photos

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -As one of way of reducing cases of passport applicants being duped by unscrupulous people, central region immigration office said it will no longer allow the acquisition of passport forms using photos taken outside their …

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -As one of way of reducing cases of passport applicants being duped by unscrupulous people, central region immigration office said it will no longer allow the acquisition of passport forms using photos taken outside their offices.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Win or Bust for Uganda XI in Quadrangular Series

[Monitor] Kampala -There was a vigil of a meeting at Lugogo Cricket Oval as Uganda Select coach Michael Ndiko and manager Alvin Bagaya grilled their players after the 104-run loss to Takashinga on Wednesday evening.

[Monitor] Kampala -There was a vigil of a meeting at Lugogo Cricket Oval as Uganda Select coach Michael Ndiko and manager Alvin Bagaya grilled their players after the 104-run loss to Takashinga on Wednesday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Land Reform – a Never-Ending Story

[Deutsche Welle] Twenty-two years after the end of apartheid, South Africa is still grappling with land reform. Progress is slow under the current approach to shift land from white back to black people and many are becoming impatient.

[Deutsche Welle] Twenty-two years after the end of apartheid, South Africa is still grappling with land reform. Progress is slow under the current approach to shift land from white back to black people and many are becoming impatient.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Besigye’s Party Reviews 2016 Elections Performance

[Monitor] Mbarara -Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party on Tuesday kicked off regional workshops aimed at reviewing the party’s performance in the 2016 general elections.

[Monitor] Mbarara -Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party on Tuesday kicked off regional workshops aimed at reviewing the party's performance in the 2016 general elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda