Tweeting U.S. Journalist O’Donovan in Bid for Bail

[The Herald] American journalist Martha O’Donovan (25) accused of plotting to overthrow President Mugabe’s Government using Twitter spent another night in custody pending the hearing of her bail application at the High Court today. O’Donovan’s bail hea…

[The Herald] American journalist Martha O'Donovan (25) accused of plotting to overthrow President Mugabe's Government using Twitter spent another night in custody pending the hearing of her bail application at the High Court today. O'Donovan's bail hearing was deferred to today to allow the prosecution to file their response.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ruling Party Expels Mnangagwa

[The Herald] His expulsion from the revolutionary party follows recommendations that were made by all the party’s 10 Provincial Coordinating Committees. Zanu-PF Secretary for Information and Publicity Cde Simon Khaya Moyo announced the expulsion yester…

[The Herald] His expulsion from the revolutionary party follows recommendations that were made by all the party's 10 Provincial Coordinating Committees. Zanu-PF Secretary for Information and Publicity Cde Simon Khaya Moyo announced the expulsion yesterday following the 313th ordinary session of the Politburo.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ruling Party Structures Solidly Behind First Family

[The Herald] Zanu PF structures have resolved to stand by the First Lady, Amai Grace Mugabe,who is also the revolutionary party’s secretary for Women Affairs in the wake of vilification by some elements aligned to deposed former Vice President Emmerson…

[The Herald] Zanu PF structures have resolved to stand by the First Lady, Amai Grace Mugabe,who is also the revolutionary party's secretary for Women Affairs in the wake of vilification by some elements aligned to deposed former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Party provincial chairpersons, Women and Youth Leagues, war veterans, provincial affairs ministers said they would continue to support the First Family and said they would not stand idle as elements aligned to former VP Mnangagwa undermined her. Provincial cha

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Construction Firms Want New Regulatory Act

[The Herald] Stakeholders in the construction industry have called on Government to expedite the passing of Contractors Bill that will help regulate the sector. Speaking on the sidelines of Zimbabwe Building Contractors Association annual conference, t…

[The Herald] Stakeholders in the construction industry have called on Government to expedite the passing of Contractors Bill that will help regulate the sector. Speaking on the sidelines of Zimbabwe Building Contractors Association annual conference, the president Engineer Ransom Nherera said the construction industry badly needs some form of protection for easy operation. He said once there is an Act governing the operation of construction companies, issues to do with malpractice will be a thing of the past.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Boost Food Production, Prisons and Correctional Services Told

[The Herald] The Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Retired Major-General Happyton Bonyongwe has urged the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) to scale up production at its 24 farms to self-sustenance levels with a view …

[The Herald] The Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Retired Major-General Happyton Bonyongwe has urged the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) to scale up production at its 24 farms to self-sustenance levels with a view to relieve the Treasury of the burden of feeding 19 000 inmates, who are chewing up $1,7 million monthly.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Urban Music People Awards Preparations Underway

[Nyasa Times] Up-market luxury club, The Cockpit Lounge located at Golden Peacock Hotel complex in Lilongwe will this weekend host Urban Music People (UMP) Awards pre-party which will feature live performances of selected urban artists and DJs.

[Nyasa Times] Up-market luxury club, The Cockpit Lounge located at Golden Peacock Hotel complex in Lilongwe will this weekend host Urban Music People (UMP) Awards pre-party which will feature live performances of selected urban artists and DJs.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Google Begins Launchpad Bootcamp, Seeks Govt Intervention

[This Day] Having rolled out the Google Developers Launchpad initiative for technology startups in various countries of the world, Google on Monday in Lagos, commenced its inaugural Launchpad Start Bootcamp in Nigeria, in collaboration with CCHub, the …

[This Day] Having rolled out the Google Developers Launchpad initiative for technology startups in various countries of the world, Google on Monday in Lagos, commenced its inaugural Launchpad Start Bootcamp in Nigeria, in collaboration with CCHub, the technology incubation centre located in Yaba, Lagos.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Osinbajo, Ribadu, Others Pay Tribute to Premium Times Publisher On 60th Birthday

[Premium Times] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday joined other Nigerians to pay tributes to the publisher and chief executive officer of PREMIUM TIMES, Dapo Olorunyomi, as he clocked 60.

[Premium Times] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday joined other Nigerians to pay tributes to the publisher and chief executive officer of PREMIUM TIMES, Dapo Olorunyomi, as he clocked 60.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Diamond’s Manager Risks Jail Term Over Sh11 Million Fine

[Nairobi News] When it rains, it pours. Probably it would be better if controversial bongo flava star Diamond Platinumz would consider adding the noun ‘trouble’ to the many alias he already has, as it seems, he can’t stop getting into trouble.

[Nairobi News] When it rains, it pours. Probably it would be better if controversial bongo flava star Diamond Platinumz would consider adding the noun 'trouble' to the many alias he already has, as it seems, he can't stop getting into trouble.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania