We Have Received Death Threats in Jail, Coffin Assault Duo Tells Court

[News24Wire] The two men who allegedly forced Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin and threatened to pour petrol over him have received death threats while in prison, the Middelburg Regional Court heard on Friday.

[News24Wire] The two men who allegedly forced Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin and threatened to pour petrol over him have received death threats while in prison, the Middelburg Regional Court heard on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cape Town Drunk Driver Five Times Over Limit

[News24Wire] A motorist five times over the legal limit at 05:30 in the morning became the first casualty of the City of Cape Town’s random breath testing, launched in Bloubergstrand on Friday.

[News24Wire] A motorist five times over the legal limit at 05:30 in the morning became the first casualty of the City of Cape Town's random breath testing, launched in Bloubergstrand on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Softball Team to Break New Ground World Championship

[Botswana Daily News] Mahalapye -For the first time in history Botswana team qualifies for Top 8 stage at the ongoing XV Men’s World Softball Championship 2017 held in the Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada.

[Botswana Daily News] Mahalapye -For the first time in history Botswana team qualifies for Top 8 stage at the ongoing XV Men's World Softball Championship 2017 held in the Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Jinxed July – 4 VIPs Die in Just 2 Weeks

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The death of former Truth Justice and Reconciliation (TJRC) chairman Ambassador Bethwel Kiplagat is the fourth involving a high profile personality in the country in just two weeks.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The death of former Truth Justice and Reconciliation (TJRC) chairman Ambassador Bethwel Kiplagat is the fourth involving a high profile personality in the country in just two weeks.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Zimbabwe to Mortgage Gold for Loans

[Financial Gazette] Zimbabwe now seeks to use gold proceeds to secure a loan to clear debt arrears with multilateral lenders, as its $1,8 billion debt clearance plan appears to lose momentum.

[Financial Gazette] Zimbabwe now seeks to use gold proceeds to secure a loan to clear debt arrears with multilateral lenders, as its $1,8 billion debt clearance plan appears to lose momentum.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ruto Condemns Violence Against Kenyatta, Odinga

[Nation] National Super Alliance (Nasa) co-principal and Bomet Governor has condemned attempts to disrupt rallies addressed by President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition Presidential candidate Raila Odinga in Kisumu and Kabarnet respectively.

[Nation] National Super Alliance (Nasa) co-principal and Bomet Governor has condemned attempts to disrupt rallies addressed by President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition Presidential candidate Raila Odinga in Kisumu and Kabarnet respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Construction of Ntcheu Stadium Commences Mid August

[Malawi News Agency] Ntcheu -Construction of magnificent stadium in Ntcheu is expected to commence by August 15 this year, following a tripartite official contract agreement signing ceremony between Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, N…

[Malawi News Agency] Ntcheu -Construction of magnificent stadium in Ntcheu is expected to commence by August 15 this year, following a tripartite official contract agreement signing ceremony between Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, Ntcheu District Council and Plem Construction Company.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Lobatse Beef Festival Gives Back to Community

[Botswana Daily News] Lobatse -As Lobatse International Beef Festival (LIBF) celebrates its fifth year anniversary, event organiser says it will be for the community’s benefit.

[Botswana Daily News] Lobatse -As Lobatse International Beef Festival (LIBF) celebrates its fifth year anniversary, event organiser says it will be for the community's benefit.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Suspected Fraudulent Tender for School Renovations Under Scrutiny

[New Era] Windhoek -The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture says no tender was awarded related to the alleged purchase order issued on March 9 to Shilakomupaya Investments CC by Omusati regional directorate of education, arts and culture for the re…

[New Era] Windhoek -The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture says no tender was awarded related to the alleged purchase order issued on March 9 to Shilakomupaya Investments CC by Omusati regional directorate of education, arts and culture for the renovation of a classroom and repair of chairs and desks, valued at N$751,059.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Kenyatta Reveals Secret With Nkaissery

[Nation] The late Joseph Nkaissery would probably have ended up as the head of the military had Uhuru Kenyatta succeeded in his first attempt at the Presidency, the President revealed last evening.

[Nation] The late Joseph Nkaissery would probably have ended up as the head of the military had Uhuru Kenyatta succeeded in his first attempt at the Presidency, the President revealed last evening.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya