Tuku Headlines Sama UK Fest

[The Herald] Zimbabwe’s renowned musician and cultural icon Oliver Tuku Mtukudzi is set to headline the 2017 edition of the annual Southern Africa Music and Arts Festival (Sama) hosted by Y2K Entertainment. He will perform on April 14 and 15.

[The Herald] Zimbabwe's renowned musician and cultural icon Oliver Tuku Mtukudzi is set to headline the 2017 edition of the annual Southern Africa Music and Arts Festival (Sama) hosted by Y2K Entertainment. He will perform on April 14 and 15.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Releases New Standards for Imported Petroleum Products

[Vanguard] In line with the campaign on reduction of sulphur content of fuels imported into Nigeria and other West African countries from Europe, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, has released new approved Nigerian Industrial Standards for petrol…

[Vanguard] In line with the campaign on reduction of sulphur content of fuels imported into Nigeria and other West African countries from Europe, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, has released new approved Nigerian Industrial Standards for petroleum products.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Torture Journalists Highlights Need to Investigate Darfur Chemical Attacks – AI

[Radio Dabanga] London -The torture of two journalists abducted en route to Jebel Marra, in Sudan’s Darfur region, is not only a grave affront to press freedom, but also proof the Sudanese authorities have something to hide in the region, said Amnesty …

[Radio Dabanga] London -The torture of two journalists abducted en route to Jebel Marra, in Sudan's Darfur region, is not only a grave affront to press freedom, but also proof the Sudanese authorities have something to hide in the region, said Amnesty International today ahead of the airing of a film detailing their harrowing six-week ordeal.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

50 Nigerians Deported From Eight European Countries

[Vanguard] Fifty Nigerians were, yesterday, deported from eight European countries over what the Department of State Services, DSS, airport command said were immigration and drug-related offences.

[Vanguard] Fifty Nigerians were, yesterday, deported from eight European countries over what the Department of State Services, DSS, airport command said were immigration and drug-related offences.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bank Teller Fired Over U.S.$8

[The Herald] A bank teller is fighting expulsion from employment over allegations of stealing $8 from a client. Robert Chiwanza, who was employed at FBC Bank Limited’s Victoria Falls Branch, was shown the door after the closed circuit television footag…

[The Herald] A bank teller is fighting expulsion from employment over allegations of stealing $8 from a client. Robert Chiwanza, who was employed at FBC Bank Limited's Victoria Falls Branch, was shown the door after the closed circuit television footage proved that he had not given a client $8 change. Chiwanza was presented with a $20 note by a client who wanted to deposit $12.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

BVR Kits Challenge Deemed ‘Not Urgent’

[The Herald] The case in which MDC-T was seeking an order to stop the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) from surrendering the procurement of biometric voter registration kits to the State Procurement Board has been removed from the urgent roll. The o…

[The Herald] The case in which MDC-T was seeking an order to stop the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) from surrendering the procurement of biometric voter registration kits to the State Procurement Board has been removed from the urgent roll. The opposition party last week filed an urgent chamber application in the High Court in a bid to stop ZEC from using SPB to procure biometric voter registration kits.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Militia Free Dangerous Prisoners in DRC

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -THE crisis-torn Democratic Republic of Congo has been plunged to further mayhem after militants attacked symbols of the state and released scores of prisoners from jail. Some escapees are rated dangerous and could worsen the terror…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -THE crisis-torn Democratic Republic of Congo has been plunged to further mayhem after militants attacked symbols of the state and released scores of prisoners from jail. Some escapees are rated dangerous and could worsen the terror afflicting the country. These skirmishes in the Luebo, 134 km from Kananga, the capital of Kasai province and the epicentre of the crisis, are the aftermath of the escalating clashes between the military and militia spilling to new areas. In recent days, Tshimbulu has also suffe

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa