Refugees Fight Over Sleeping Mattresses

[New Zimbabwe] THOUSANDS of refugees stationed at Tongogora Refugee Camp are up in arms with the United Nations High Commissioner for refugees (UNHCR) for allegedly giving new arrivals sleeping mattress ahead of those who have been there for years slee…

[New Zimbabwe] THOUSANDS of refugees stationed at Tongogora Refugee Camp are up in arms with the United Nations High Commissioner for refugees (UNHCR) for allegedly giving new arrivals sleeping mattress ahead of those who have been there for years sleeping on the floor or on the mats.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Work Starts On Tokwe Mukosi Mini-Hydro

[The Herald] Work on the $20 million mini-hydro power project at Tokwe-Mukosi Dam has started, with Italian contractor Salini Impregilo in the process of building a power house for the electricity generation plant.

[The Herald] Work on the $20 million mini-hydro power project at Tokwe-Mukosi Dam has started, with Italian contractor Salini Impregilo in the process of building a power house for the electricity generation plant.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

School Games Roar Into Life

[The Herald] NATIONAL Association of Secondary Schools Heads head-in-charge of athletics Philip Chikomwe has rallied the team to do well in Confederation of Schools Sport Associations of Southern Africa Championships starting today at the National Spor…

[The Herald] NATIONAL Association of Secondary Schools Heads head-in-charge of athletics Philip Chikomwe has rallied the team to do well in Confederation of Schools Sport Associations of Southern Africa Championships starting today at the National Sports Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigerians Fault Govts Claim On Economic Recession

[Vanguard] Nigerian Citizens, Thursday, berated the Federal Government over its claim that the country had come out of economic recession, saying such claim is contrary to reality on ground in the country.

[Vanguard] Nigerian Citizens, Thursday, berated the Federal Government over its claim that the country had come out of economic recession, saying such claim is contrary to reality on ground in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Highlands Primary School Defend Dairibord Rugby Festival

[The Herald] HIGHLANDS Primary School continued with their dominance in the Under-13 Dairibord Rugby Schools Festival at Prince Edward when they beat Admiral Tait Primary yesterday.

[The Herald] HIGHLANDS Primary School continued with their dominance in the Under-13 Dairibord Rugby Schools Festival at Prince Edward when they beat Admiral Tait Primary yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Former Radio One Anchor, Peninah Tinditina Laid to Rest

[Monitor] Peninah Tinditina’s body was yesterday laid to rest, and it has not been another overly emotional outpour because family and friends to the fallen scribe have chosen to celebrate her life and times. The funeral service at Watoto Central Churc…

[Monitor] Peninah Tinditina's body was yesterday laid to rest, and it has not been another overly emotional outpour because family and friends to the fallen scribe have chosen to celebrate her life and times. The funeral service at Watoto Central Church on Tuesday was a precursor. The sight of would-be mourners was a celebratory one. Friends and family turned up dressed in white and red. Her favourite colour was red and then white was chosen to signify a spirit of celebration, for her life.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Meningitis Kills Eight in Katsina

[Premium Times] Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) has killed not less than eight people at Tsabu village in Mai’adua Local Government Area of Katsina State, an official has said.

[Premium Times] Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) has killed not less than eight people at Tsabu village in Mai'adua Local Government Area of Katsina State, an official has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Army Week to Address Human Security Issues

[New Times] The Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) is today set to launch what is dubbed as Army Week, during which a series of socio-economic activities will be conducted across the country aimed at addressing urgent ‘human security issues.’

[New Times] The Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) is today set to launch what is dubbed as Army Week, during which a series of socio-economic activities will be conducted across the country aimed at addressing urgent 'human security issues.'

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Rights Priorities for New Government

[HRW] Nairobi -Somalia’s new government should ensure that the security forces are accountable and improve protection of the most vulnerable people, Human Rights Watch said today in a 10-point report on human rights priorities. The London conference on…

[HRW] Nairobi -Somalia's new government should ensure that the security forces are accountable and improve protection of the most vulnerable people, Human Rights Watch said today in a 10-point report on human rights priorities. The London conference on security sector reform in Somalia, slated for May 11, 2017, is an important opportunity for Somalia's leadership and the country's international partners to make a commitment to address past abuses and improve future responses to the many problems arising from war, famine,

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia