Former Hichilema Spokesperson Praises Lungu

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu’s stance on criticism from some Church leaders is proof that he is a humble leader who respects the Church, former spokesperson to Hakainde Hichilema, Edward Mumbi, has said.

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu's stance on criticism from some Church leaders is proof that he is a humble leader who respects the Church, former spokesperson to Hakainde Hichilema, Edward Mumbi, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Congolese Musicians Rarely Provide Critique, but Continue to Provide Solace

[The Conversation Africa] The “Indépendance Cha-Cha” is one of the best-known songs in the Congolese cannon. It was composed and first performed by the father of modern popular Congolese music, Joseph Kabasele, and his band African Jazz in Brussels in January 1960 during the negotiations for Congolese independence. It proved a huge hit all over Africa in the years to come and is performed to this day.

[The Conversation Africa] The "Indépendance Cha-Cha" is one of the best-known songs in the Congolese cannon. It was composed and first performed by the father of modern popular Congolese music, Joseph Kabasele, and his band African Jazz in Brussels in January 1960 during the negotiations for Congolese independence. It proved a huge hit all over Africa in the years to come and is performed to this day.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Bank Launches World’s First Africa China Banking Centre

[Namibia Economist] In efforts to capture the lucrative Chinese clientèle in Africa, Standard Bank SA has opened the world’s first dedicated Africa China Banking Centre (ACBC) at its Simmonds Street offices in Johannesburg.

[Namibia Economist] In efforts to capture the lucrative Chinese clientèle in Africa, Standard Bank SA has opened the world's first dedicated Africa China Banking Centre (ACBC) at its Simmonds Street offices in Johannesburg.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Human Rights Activists Sentenced to 12 Months in Jail

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -Activists Patson Dzamara and Makomborero Haruzivishe were Thursday sentenced to 12 months imprisonment after being found guilty of obstructing the course of justice.

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -Activists Patson Dzamara and Makomborero Haruzivishe were Thursday sentenced to 12 months imprisonment after being found guilty of obstructing the course of justice.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe