Govt Seeks to Restrict Political Commentary on Social Media Ahead of Elections

[CPJ] Kenyan authorities should ensure that proposed social media guidelines do not prevent journalists from reporting critically or close the space for public debate ahead of general elections due to take place August 8, the Committee to Protect Journ…

[CPJ] Kenyan authorities should ensure that proposed social media guidelines do not prevent journalists from reporting critically or close the space for public debate ahead of general elections due to take place August 8, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Group to Assist Govt On Diaspora Remittances

[The Herald] The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) is committed to supporting Government in Diaspora engagement to ensure effective participation of Zimbabweans living outside the country in national development. Speaking at a workshop for…

[The Herald] The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) is committed to supporting Government in Diaspora engagement to ensure effective participation of Zimbabweans living outside the country in national development. Speaking at a workshop for the development of the National Diaspora Engagement Action Plan, IOM chief of mission Ms Lily Sanya said Diaspora engagement was a process which required a sustained effort, especially to support Diaspora investment, entrepreneurship endeavours, social remittances and kn

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

ANC Policy Papers Point to a Party in a Panic About Losing Power

[The Conversation Africa] The documents released ahead of the upcoming policy conference of South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) expose a panicking party that sees enemies everywhere. While previous policy conferences addressed real…

[The Conversation Africa] The documents released ahead of the upcoming policy conference of South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) expose a panicking party that sees enemies everywhere. While previous policy conferences addressed real policy issues, all energies are now focused on retaining state power as the leadership faces damning claims of capture by a kleptocratic elite.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

State Enters Nolle in Presidential Aide Chanda Contempt Case

[Zambia Reports] The state has entered a nolle prosequi in a case in which state house press aide Amos Chanda and Daily Nation proprietor Richard Sakala were cited for contempt of court.

[Zambia Reports] The state has entered a nolle prosequi in a case in which state house press aide Amos Chanda and Daily Nation proprietor Richard Sakala were cited for contempt of court.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Four Poultry Aviaries Start Operating in Cuimba

[ANGOP] Cuimba -Four poultry aviaries with the capacity to create 150,000 birds, 1.000 chickens and produce 10 million eggs per year are expected to start operating at Cuimba agro-industrial farm in northern Zaire province next September.

[ANGOP] Cuimba -Four poultry aviaries with the capacity to create 150,000 birds, 1.000 chickens and produce 10 million eggs per year are expected to start operating at Cuimba agro-industrial farm in northern Zaire province next September.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Statistics Agency Launches Mobile Application

[Namibia Economist] The Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) this week launched a mobile application that connects the user to the agencies data portal for easy access to survey findings.

[Namibia Economist] The Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) this week launched a mobile application that connects the user to the agencies data portal for easy access to survey findings.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Role of Internet During Elections Key at the This Year’s Kenya Internet Governance Forum

[CIO] Role of Internet during elections is set to take center stage at the 10th Internet Governance Forum set to be held tomorrow in Nairobi Kenya. The move comes at a time when Kenya is geared to the General Elections slated for 8th August 2017.

[CIO] Role of Internet during elections is set to take center stage at the 10th Internet Governance Forum set to be held tomorrow in Nairobi Kenya. The move comes at a time when Kenya is geared to the General Elections slated for 8th August 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Journalist Chese-Msowa Dies

[The Herald] Journalist and The Herald arts correspondent Sophia Chese Msowa has died. She was 27. Chese-Msowa was pronounced dead upon arrival at Musami Hospital in Murehwa after a short illness. Her sister, Sharon Chese described her death as a blow …

[The Herald] Journalist and The Herald arts correspondent Sophia Chese Msowa has died. She was 27. Chese-Msowa was pronounced dead upon arrival at Musami Hospital in Murehwa after a short illness. Her sister, Sharon Chese described her death as a blow to the family. "Sophie was humble and we have lost a pillar to the family," she said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Command Agriculture – Cabinet Exposes Moyo

[The Herald] Cabinet approved the Command Agriculture Programme on July 20 last year, so the initiative cannot be reduced to fodder for succession politics, the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) has warned. The Cabinet decision, the office said…

[The Herald] Cabinet approved the Command Agriculture Programme on July 20 last year, so the initiative cannot be reduced to fodder for succession politics, the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) has warned. The Cabinet decision, the office said in documents exclusively availed to The Herald, binds every Government minister who took oath of office.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe