Cousins Sentenced for Stabbing, Placing Relatives in Boiling Water

[News24Wire] The High Court in Palm Ridge has sentenced two cousins to life in jail for repeatedly stabbing four of their relatives, including a 7-month-old baby, before putting three of them into a bathtub filled with boiling water.

[News24Wire] The High Court in Palm Ridge has sentenced two cousins to life in jail for repeatedly stabbing four of their relatives, including a 7-month-old baby, before putting three of them into a bathtub filled with boiling water.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Another Army Colonel Killed in Alleged Boko Haram Explosion

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -An improvised explosive device (IED) planted by suspected Boko Haram militants has killed a commanding officer Lt Col Otobrise Umusu and other soldiers on the Maiduguri-Baga road.

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -An improvised explosive device (IED) planted by suspected Boko Haram militants has killed a commanding officer Lt Col Otobrise Umusu and other soldiers on the Maiduguri-Baga road.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Residents, Police Clash in Malawi Squatter Township Over Satanism Claims

[Nyasa Times] A police vehicle has been torched and police offficers run away as an irate crowd of residents bayed for the blood of a family in Lilongwe’s volatile squatter township of Mtsiridza.

[Nyasa Times] A police vehicle has been torched and police offficers run away as an irate crowd of residents bayed for the blood of a family in Lilongwe's volatile squatter township of Mtsiridza.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Motswana Singer Putting Stamp on Local Music Industry

[allAfrica] Fast-rising songstress Amantle Ntshole, popularly known as Amantle Brown, is getting a lot of attention from the local music industry for her eccentric, bold and fierce sound. Not only is she a singer, but Amantle is also performer, dancer …

[allAfrica] Fast-rising songstress Amantle Ntshole, popularly known as Amantle Brown, is getting a lot of attention from the local music industry for her eccentric, bold and fierce sound. Not only is she a singer, but Amantle is also performer, dancer and songwriter.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

30-Day Book Writing Challenge Launched in Malawi – Charles Simango Returns to Writing

[Nyasa Times] A book-writing challenge has been launched in Malawi where prospective authors will be working with an accomplished writer to have their book written in 30 working days.

[Nyasa Times] A book-writing challenge has been launched in Malawi where prospective authors will be working with an accomplished writer to have their book written in 30 working days.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

BDP Pushes for Consensus Candidates

[The Patriot] Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has resolved to promote a safe-mode of settling for consensus candidates in next year’s by-elections in 2017. BDP secretary general Botsalo Ntuane told local media on Tuesday that the decision was made beca…

[The Patriot] Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has resolved to promote a safe-mode of settling for consensus candidates in next year's by-elections in 2017. BDP secretary general Botsalo Ntuane told local media on Tuesday that the decision was made because it has been realised that the party tends to do better when fielding a consensus candidate. BDP will contend in four by-elections in 2017 - three council seats and one parliamentary seat. Council by-elections will be held at Boikaelo Madiba in Palapye, Tsabong North an

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Macra Fines Zodiak K930,000 Over Kamlepo Interview – Kazako Says Unfair Verdict

[Nyasa Times] Zodiak Broadcasting Station (ZBS) has said the decision by Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (Macra) to fine it $1 250 (about K930,000) over remarks Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament vice-chairperson Kamlepo Kalua mad…

[Nyasa Times] Zodiak Broadcasting Station (ZBS) has said the decision by Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (Macra) to fine it $1 250 (about K930,000) over remarks Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament vice-chairperson Kamlepo Kalua made during an interview with the radio, is unfair.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Geingob Slams Tribalism, Greed

[Namibian] PRESIDENT Hage Geingob has slammed individuals who use tribalism to promote their own interests, and the greedy who want to gobble up all the tenders at the expense of others.

[Namibian] PRESIDENT Hage Geingob has slammed individuals who use tribalism to promote their own interests, and the greedy who want to gobble up all the tenders at the expense of others.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Increase in Child Maintenance Cases Worries Court

[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu -Mzuzu Child Magistrate Court has expressed concern over increased number of women visiting the court to seek assistance for maintenance of their children.

[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu -Mzuzu Child Magistrate Court has expressed concern over increased number of women visiting the court to seek assistance for maintenance of their children.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi