Mining Minister Defends Secrecy in Mining Deals

[The Patriot] Botswana’s Minerals and Water Affairs Minister Sadique Kebonang on Tuesday insisted on maintaining the secrecy around mega government mining contracts, saying that “no country signs transparent agreements”.

[The Patriot] Botswana's Minerals and Water Affairs Minister Sadique Kebonang on Tuesday insisted on maintaining the secrecy around mega government mining contracts, saying that "no country signs transparent agreements".

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Teacher Cleared of Rape

[The Herald] A man who owns Charlie’s College in Budiriro 1, Harare, was yesterday freed after a 17-year-old student he was accused of raping told the court that they were lovers.

[The Herald] A man who owns Charlie's College in Budiriro 1, Harare, was yesterday freed after a 17-year-old student he was accused of raping told the court that they were lovers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Namibian Refugees Threaten War

[The Patriot] As Botswana persists on the repatriation of Namibian refugees – currently housed at the Dukwi Refugee Camp, some 100km northwest of Francistown – back to their native country, anger and fury amongst the refugees is growing. In 1998, Namib…

[The Patriot] As Botswana persists on the repatriation of Namibian refugees - currently housed at the Dukwi Refugee Camp, some 100km northwest of Francistown - back to their native country, anger and fury amongst the refugees is growing. In 1998, Namibian refugees fled from their motherland, Caprivi Strip in the Zambezi region into Botswana following a secessionist crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

CBZ Targets U.S.$20 Million Growth in Loans

[The Herald] CBZ Holdings Limited is targeting to grow its loan book by $20 million this year, amid expectations that its huge stock of sovereign paper will give it access to more lines of credit.

[The Herald] CBZ Holdings Limited is targeting to grow its loan book by $20 million this year, amid expectations that its huge stock of sovereign paper will give it access to more lines of credit.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Warriors Brace for COSAFA

[The Herald] Four-time champions Zimbabwe will once again come under the spotlight at this year’s COSAFA Castle Cup as the Warriors seek to re-assert themselves in a tournament they used to dominate over the years before falling down the pecking order.

[The Herald] Four-time champions Zimbabwe will once again come under the spotlight at this year's COSAFA Castle Cup as the Warriors seek to re-assert themselves in a tournament they used to dominate over the years before falling down the pecking order.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Gladmore Muzambi Cautious

[The Herald] ZIFA Referees’ Committee boss Gladmore Muzambi says it’s premature for anyone to make conclusive judgment on whether assistant referee Thomas Kusosa made a terrible blunder leading to the abandonment of the Castle Lager Premiership showdow…

[The Herald] ZIFA Referees' Committee boss Gladmore Muzambi says it's premature for anyone to make conclusive judgment on whether assistant referee Thomas Kusosa made a terrible blunder leading to the abandonment of the Castle Lager Premiership showdown between Highlanders and Dynamos at Barbourfields on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Boxing Board Denies Tjombe Allegations

[Namibian] The Namibian Professional Boxing and Wrestling Control Board (NPBWCB) has hit back at Anita Tjombe, describing her as an attention-seeking individual who is bent on tarnishing the image of boxing in Namibia.

[Namibian] The Namibian Professional Boxing and Wrestling Control Board (NPBWCB) has hit back at Anita Tjombe, describing her as an attention-seeking individual who is bent on tarnishing the image of boxing in Namibia.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Makepekepe Captain Fined U.S.$800

[The Herald] CAPS United captain Moses Muchenje was fined $800 last week for driving without a valid driver’s licence before being involved in an accident and fleeing from the scene.

[The Herald] CAPS United captain Moses Muchenje was fined $800 last week for driving without a valid driver's licence before being involved in an accident and fleeing from the scene.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Brett Breaks Silence

[The Herald] Brett Amidu, the diminutive midfielder whose name has dominated headlines of late, has broken his silence and revealed he is happy at FC Platinum.

[The Herald] Brett Amidu, the diminutive midfielder whose name has dominated headlines of late, has broken his silence and revealed he is happy at FC Platinum.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe