DR Congo’s Talented Artists Struggle for Recognition

[VOA] Kinshasa -Painter Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga’s tiny, sweltering Kinshasa studio seems worlds away from his glittering, well-received foreign exhibitions.

[VOA] Kinshasa -Painter Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga's tiny, sweltering Kinshasa studio seems worlds away from his glittering, well-received foreign exhibitions.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

SADC MPs Mourn Madikizela-Mandela

[The Herald] Tributes honouring South Africa’s fearless freedom fighter Winnie Madikizela-Mandela continue to pour in, with the Sadc Parliamentary Forum deputy president and Zimbabwean legislator Monica Mutsvangwa yesterday conveying her deep sense of …

[The Herald] Tributes honouring South Africa's fearless freedom fighter Winnie Madikizela-Mandela continue to pour in, with the Sadc Parliamentary Forum deputy president and Zimbabwean legislator Monica Mutsvangwa yesterday conveying her deep sense of sorrow on the passing on of the struggle icon.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Electoral Body to Monitor Media Poll Coverage

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) is set to monitor the coverage of political parties by media outlets in the country towards elections later this year, a senior official has said.

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) is set to monitor the coverage of political parties by media outlets in the country towards elections later this year, a senior official has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Police Bust Rustling Ring

[The Herald] Police in Gweru have bust a four- member gang from Zhombe that was hunting down villagers’ goats and sheep in the pastures in Lower Gweru, slaughtering them and selling the meat to unsuspecting people.

[The Herald] Police in Gweru have bust a four- member gang from Zhombe that was hunting down villagers' goats and sheep in the pastures in Lower Gweru, slaughtering them and selling the meat to unsuspecting people.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Former Police Chief Chihuri Thrown Under the Bus

[The Herald] Former Home Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo, secretary in the ministry Mr Melusi Matshiya and the Zimbabwe Republic Police command on Monday told Parliament that they were not aware that the police mined diamonds at Chiadzwa.

[The Herald] Former Home Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo, secretary in the ministry Mr Melusi Matshiya and the Zimbabwe Republic Police command on Monday told Parliament that they were not aware that the police mined diamonds at Chiadzwa.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Says Releasing Political Prisoners; No Confirmation Yet – U.S.

[VOA] The U.S State Department said it is closely following developments in Khartoum after Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir ordered the immediate release of all political prisoners in the country.

[VOA] The U.S State Department said it is closely following developments in Khartoum after Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir ordered the immediate release of all political prisoners in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Minister Urges Banks to Assist Cotton Farmers

[The Herald] Financial institutions should come up with tailor-made financing models for cotton farmers to wean them from relying solely on Government, Mashonaland West Minister of State for Provincial Affairs Webster Shamu has said.

[The Herald] Financial institutions should come up with tailor-made financing models for cotton farmers to wean them from relying solely on Government, Mashonaland West Minister of State for Provincial Affairs Webster Shamu has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mogadishu, UAE Trade Barbs Over Seized Money

[VOA] Somalia and United Arab Emirates have exchanged barbs over the seizure of millions of dollars from a plane chartered by Emirati diplomats to transport the cash to Mogadishu.

[VOA] Somalia and United Arab Emirates have exchanged barbs over the seizure of millions of dollars from a plane chartered by Emirati diplomats to transport the cash to Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Pangolin Lands Trio in Jail

[The Herald] A Masvingo teacher and his two accomplices have been jailed for an effective nine years each after they were found in possession of a pangolin, which they tried to sell for $5 000.

[The Herald] A Masvingo teacher and his two accomplices have been jailed for an effective nine years each after they were found in possession of a pangolin, which they tried to sell for $5 000.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe