Slain Minister Siraji Abbas Tribunal Concludes Hearing

[Dalsan Radio] The Somali military tribunal concluded ots hearing on the shooting and killing of Public Works Minister Abbas Siraji on Wednesday. The tribunal is expected to issue a verdict at a later date.

[Dalsan Radio] The Somali military tribunal concluded ots hearing on the shooting and killing of Public Works Minister Abbas Siraji on Wednesday. The tribunal is expected to issue a verdict at a later date.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Crunch Politburo Meeting for Mugabe’s Warring Party

[The Herald] The Zanu-PF Politburo convenes today amid expectations the issue of embattled National Political Commissar Cde Saviour Kasukuwere will be on the agenda. This follows the completion of a report by a team appointed by the President in April …

[The Herald] The Zanu-PF Politburo convenes today amid expectations the issue of embattled National Political Commissar Cde Saviour Kasukuwere will be on the agenda. This follows the completion of a report by a team appointed by the President in April to probe instability in Mashonaland Central Province, which some party officials blamed on Cde Kasukuwere and his half brother Cde Dickson Mafios.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Dad Stories – Growing Up Fatherless Taught Me How to Be a Good One

[Nation] I always thought growing up without a father was a disadvantage (and I am sure there are many disadvantages to it) but I am also very sure I would not be the man and father I am today if I had been brought up any differently.

[Nation] I always thought growing up without a father was a disadvantage (and I am sure there are many disadvantages to it) but I am also very sure I would not be the man and father I am today if I had been brought up any differently.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Journalist Muguwu Dies

[The Herald] Daily News entertainment reporter Sharon Muguwu has died. She was 28. Muguwu succumbed to leukaemia at Parirenyatwa Hospital yesterday.

[The Herald] Daily News entertainment reporter Sharon Muguwu has died. She was 28. Muguwu succumbed to leukaemia at Parirenyatwa Hospital yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Fiscal Policy Lifts 118 000 Out of Poverty – Report

[Namibian] A joint report by the World Bank and the Namibia Statistics Agency launched in Windhoek yesterday shows that Namibia’s fiscal policy lifted 118 000 people out of poverty, and cut the rate of severe poverty by nearly a quarter.

[Namibian] A joint report by the World Bank and the Namibia Statistics Agency launched in Windhoek yesterday shows that Namibia's fiscal policy lifted 118 000 people out of poverty, and cut the rate of severe poverty by nearly a quarter.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Speaker Sees Slump in Female MP Numbers

[New Zimbabwe] Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda has blamed political parties for the country’s failure to achieve gender parity in politics, predicting a slump in women legislative representation post-2023.

[New Zimbabwe] Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda has blamed political parties for the country's failure to achieve gender parity in politics, predicting a slump in women legislative representation post-2023.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Warriors Light Up the Stage

[The Herald] After exciting playmaker Knowledge Musona capped a truly wonderful performance by grabbing a hat-trick on his debut as the Warriors captain against Liberia on Sunday, fans were convinced he is now earmarked to become the Warriors deadliest…

[The Herald] After exciting playmaker Knowledge Musona capped a truly wonderful performance by grabbing a hat-trick on his debut as the Warriors captain against Liberia on Sunday, fans were convinced he is now earmarked to become the Warriors deadliest-ever finisher.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mkapa – ‘Where Is My Mediation Going?’

[Iwacu] The facilitator, Benjamin Mkapa adopted a critical attitude at the summit of the Heads of State of the sub-region. He qualified Burundian government as “a bad pupil” of the dialogue process.

[Iwacu] The facilitator, Benjamin Mkapa adopted a critical attitude at the summit of the Heads of State of the sub-region. He qualified Burundian government as "a bad pupil" of the dialogue process.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Bank Makes First Repayment Social Security Commission

[New Era] Windhoek -SME Bank yesterday paid N$30 million over to the Social Security Commission (SSC) as part of the investment agreement involving the N$150 million invested by the commission at the embattled bank.

[New Era] Windhoek -SME Bank yesterday paid N$30 million over to the Social Security Commission (SSC) as part of the investment agreement involving the N$150 million invested by the commission at the embattled bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Child Labour Compromises Children’s Future – Jurist

[ANGOP] Luanda -The jurist Gino Gilberto said on Wednesday, in Luanda, that the child labour phenomenon decreases the development and educational growth of children, thus compromising their social future.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The jurist Gino Gilberto said on Wednesday, in Luanda, that the child labour phenomenon decreases the development and educational growth of children, thus compromising their social future.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola