President Kiir Fires Striking Judges

[VOA] South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has fired a dozen judges who went on strike in May to demand better pay and improved working conditions. Before the firings, only 274 judges had been employed across the entire country.

[VOA] South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has fired a dozen judges who went on strike in May to demand better pay and improved working conditions. Before the firings, only 274 judges had been employed across the entire country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

SADC Enjoying Sustained Power Generation Surplus

[The Herald] Efforts to achieve energy security in southern Africa appear to be achieving results as the region continues on a positive trajectory that has seen it enjoying surplus electricity generation since the beginning of the year.

[The Herald] Efforts to achieve energy security in southern Africa appear to be achieving results as the region continues on a positive trajectory that has seen it enjoying surplus electricity generation since the beginning of the year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Constitution Bill On Compulsory Land Acquisition Splits Parliament

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -A section of Members of Parliament (MPs) on Thursday vowed to rally their colleagues in Uganda’s Parliament to shoot down the proposed Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2017.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -A section of Members of Parliament (MPs) on Thursday vowed to rally their colleagues in Uganda's Parliament to shoot down the proposed Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Solar Power Ends Water Woes in Nsanje

[Nyasa Times] People of Traditional Authority (T/A) Chimomboand Mbenjein Nsanje district have all the reasons to smile following the provision of solar-powered clean and portable water by Christian Aid in conjunction with Churches Action for Relief and…

[Nyasa Times] People of Traditional Authority (T/A) Chimomboand Mbenjein Nsanje district have all the reasons to smile following the provision of solar-powered clean and portable water by Christian Aid in conjunction with Churches Action for Relief andDevelopment (CARD).

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Mixed Reactions As Govt Bans Styrofoam

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe says a ban on polystyrene food packaging has come into force with immediate effect in a bid to curb environmental and health hazards associated with the material.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe says a ban on polystyrene food packaging has come into force with immediate effect in a bid to curb environmental and health hazards associated with the material.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mujuru,Tsvangirai, Biti Love Triangle

[The Herald] The much-touted coalition between MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai and National People’s Party front runner Dr Joice Mujuru is in limbo after the latter dumped Mr Tsvangirai to sign a separate agreement with Mr Tendai Biti of the People’s…

[The Herald] The much-touted coalition between MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai and National People's Party front runner Dr Joice Mujuru is in limbo after the latter dumped Mr Tsvangirai to sign a separate agreement with Mr Tendai Biti of the People's Democratic Party.Dr Mujuru and Mr Biti were expected to sign their Memorandum of Understanding yesterday, but later deferred it to another day. On the other hand, Mr Tsvangirai is also losing patience with Dr Mujuru.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The Political Attack Dog in Ruling Party’s Wa Jeffrey

[Nyasa Times] Any mention of Greselda Jeffrey wa Jeffrey, the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) Secretary General (SG) is guaranteed to provoke strong passions, for and against. The DPP leadership does not see anything wrong in what she says but Mal…

[Nyasa Times] Any mention of Greselda Jeffrey wa Jeffrey, the Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) Secretary General (SG) is guaranteed to provoke strong passions, for and against. The DPP leadership does not see anything wrong in what she says but Malawians do.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi