Second Rogue Lion Shot Dead

[The Herald] One of the two stray lions that killed 12 cattle and four donkeys in Hurungwe West over the past five weeks, has been gunned down. The killer lion was shot dead around 9pm last Friday after Hurungwe Rural District Council (HRDC) engaged a …

[The Herald] One of the two stray lions that killed 12 cattle and four donkeys in Hurungwe West over the past five weeks, has been gunned down. The killer lion was shot dead around 9pm last Friday after Hurungwe Rural District Council (HRDC) engaged a professional hunter to kill the elusive predator that had imposed a "curfew" on villagers in Ward 24. The lion is one of adult males that strayed into Deve Point 4 area (Ward 24) last month before killing nine cattle and a donkey in the space of two weeks.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Probe Reveals John the Rhino Died ‘From Negligence’

[Daily News] CONTROVERSY surrounding the disappearance of a rhinoceros, christened John, was put to rest yesterday after a probe team formed by the state last December revealed that the animal died at a private farm identified as Sasakwa Grumeti.

[Daily News] CONTROVERSY surrounding the disappearance of a rhinoceros, christened John, was put to rest yesterday after a probe team formed by the state last December revealed that the animal died at a private farm identified as Sasakwa Grumeti.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tanzania – President Magufuli Loses Rap Battle With Critic

[Daily Maverick] Tanzanian rapper Nay wa Mitego may only have spent one night in jail, but his brief incarceration casts President John Magufuli’s administration in a most unflattering light.

[Daily Maverick] Tanzanian rapper Nay wa Mitego may only have spent one night in jail, but his brief incarceration casts President John Magufuli's administration in a most unflattering light.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Bumper Harvest to Spur Agriculture Sector Growth

[The Herald] The agricultural sector is expected to grow by 12 percent this year buoyed by a bumper harvest expected this season, with early projections showing the country could produce over 2,8 million tonnes of cereals and other food crops. This was…

[The Herald] The agricultural sector is expected to grow by 12 percent this year buoyed by a bumper harvest expected this season, with early projections showing the country could produce over 2,8 million tonnes of cereals and other food crops. This was said by the Minister of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development, Dr Joseph Made while addressing students attending the Joint Command and Staff Course Number 30 at the Staff College in Harare yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Benson Idahosa Varsity Faults NAFDAC On Clearance to Consume Fanta, Sprite

[Vanguard] Benson Idahosa University, BIU, Benin City, Edo State, has faulted the Federal Government’s clearance that Fanta and Sprite beverages were good for consumption, insisting that the information or data provided by the government on the beverag…

[Vanguard] Benson Idahosa University, BIU, Benin City, Edo State, has faulted the Federal Government's clearance that Fanta and Sprite beverages were good for consumption, insisting that the information or data provided by the government on the beverages fell short of addressing the safety concerns raised in court.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Joho to Make Academic Papers Public Amid CID Probe

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho will on Tuesday make public his academic papers even as the Serani Secondary School principal defended him over claims that he forged his Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) result slip.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho will on Tuesday make public his academic papers even as the Serani Secondary School principal defended him over claims that he forged his Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) result slip.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

It Was a ‘Suicide Pace’, Kamworor Says On Men’s Senior Race

[Capital FM] Nairobi -After coming from behind to retain the IAAF World Cross Country title in Kampala, Uganda, Geoffrey Kamworor described the senior 10km men’s race as a ‘suicide pace’ after Ugandan Joshua Kiprui nearly upset him at the Kololo Indepe…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -After coming from behind to retain the IAAF World Cross Country title in Kampala, Uganda, Geoffrey Kamworor described the senior 10km men's race as a 'suicide pace' after Ugandan Joshua Kiprui nearly upset him at the Kololo Independence Ground on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Thank You, Team Kenya Tells Dedicated Fans

[Capital FM] Uganda, Kampala -The triumphant team Kenya for the 42nd IAAF World Cross Country Championships have paid tribute to the Kenyan fans who travelled to Kampala to cheer the team on Sunday.

[Capital FM] Uganda, Kampala -The triumphant team Kenya for the 42nd IAAF World Cross Country Championships have paid tribute to the Kenyan fans who travelled to Kampala to cheer the team on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya