President Shocked By Death of Former Botswana President

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan head of State José Eduardo dos Santos sent a message of condolences to his Botswana counterpart, SeretseKhama Ian Khama, following the death of former President Ketumile Masire in Gaberone.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan head of State José Eduardo dos Santos sent a message of condolences to his Botswana counterpart, SeretseKhama Ian Khama, following the death of former President Ketumile Masire in Gaberone.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Alarm Bells Tolling Over Baby Dumping

[Daily News] Zanzibar -The dumping of newborn babies in dump yards, roadsides and public service centres like bus stations, is becoming common in Zanzibar Island, the Minister responsible for children’s affairs, Ms Maudline Cyrus Castico, has said.

[Daily News] Zanzibar -The dumping of newborn babies in dump yards, roadsides and public service centres like bus stations, is becoming common in Zanzibar Island, the Minister responsible for children's affairs, Ms Maudline Cyrus Castico, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Govt Fears Fish Export Ban Over Pollution

[Monitor] Kampala -The next time you buy fish from the market it might contain harmful traces of mercury, the environmental watchdog, National Environment Management Authority (Nema) has warned in a new report.

[Monitor] Kampala -The next time you buy fish from the market it might contain harmful traces of mercury, the environmental watchdog, National Environment Management Authority (Nema) has warned in a new report.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Churches Mount Campaign for Violence-free Polls

[VOA] Churches in Zimbabwe have launched a campaign to promote tolerance and peace as the country prepares for next year’s elections. A pro-democracy coalition of NGOs in Zimbabwe says it is worried by tensions building in the southern African nation.

[VOA] Churches in Zimbabwe have launched a campaign to promote tolerance and peace as the country prepares for next year's elections. A pro-democracy coalition of NGOs in Zimbabwe says it is worried by tensions building in the southern African nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt, Namibia Review 2004 MOU

[The Herald] Representatives from the ministries of information of Zimbabwe and Namibia met in Windhoek to review the 2004 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the aim of implementing several aspects and bring it up to date with current developments such as digitisation. Zimbabwe and Namibia signed the memorandum of understanding over a decade ago in areas of broadcasting, print, news agencies, film making, and cultural exchange, among others.

[The Herald] Representatives from the ministries of information of Zimbabwe and Namibia met in Windhoek to review the 2004 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the aim of implementing several aspects and bring it up to date with current developments such as digitisation. Zimbabwe and Namibia signed the memorandum of understanding over a decade ago in areas of broadcasting, print, news agencies, film making, and cultural exchange, among others.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

U.S. Lawmakers Urge Govt to Drop Prosecution of Journalist

[VOA] Several members of the U.S. Congress are calling on Angola to drop its prosecution of investigative journalist Rafael Marques de Morais, whom Angolan authorities have charged with insulting the state.

[VOA] Several members of the U.S. Congress are calling on Angola to drop its prosecution of investigative journalist Rafael Marques de Morais, whom Angolan authorities have charged with insulting the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

World Bank Talks to Govt Over Magufuli’s Corruption War

[Daily News] The government must throw its weight behind efforts to devise means aimed at preventing corruption, a strategy that’s critical to winning the war against the vice, World Bank Country Director Bella Bird has said.

[Daily News] The government must throw its weight behind efforts to devise means aimed at preventing corruption, a strategy that's critical to winning the war against the vice, World Bank Country Director Bella Bird has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania