Murder Accused Describes Victim’s Final Moments to Court

[News24Wire] One of the men accused of killing teenager Franziska Blöchliger decided to rob her because he needed money to keep his child in crèche, the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court heard on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] One of the men accused of killing teenager Franziska Blöchliger decided to rob her because he needed money to keep his child in crèche, the Wynberg Magistrate's Court heard on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Aisha Buhari Urges Children to Embrace Nigerian Culture, Creativity

[Daily Trust] Hajiya Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday urged children to embrace the cultural values of Nigeria and develop their creative minds.

[Daily Trust] Hajiya Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday urged children to embrace the cultural values of Nigeria and develop their creative minds.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Workers Write to Govt Over Bonus

[The Herald] Felex Share -Civil servants have written to the Government demanding to be furnished with dates for the payment of 2016 bonuses and salaries. The workers said they wanted their salaries before December 25 to “have a decent festive season”….

[The Herald] Felex Share -Civil servants have written to the Government demanding to be furnished with dates for the payment of 2016 bonuses and salaries. The workers said they wanted their salaries before December 25 to "have a decent festive season".This comes as Government and civil servants are today expected to sign a Memorandum of Understanding that will pave way for the implementation of a residential stands scheme being worked on by the employer.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Gold Mines to Invest U.S.$108 Million for Expansions

[The Herald] GOLD mining companies intend to invest about $108 million next year to expand operations and increase bullion production by between 10 to 100 percent; findings from the latest industry status report have shown.According to the State of the…

[The Herald] GOLD mining companies intend to invest about $108 million next year to expand operations and increase bullion production by between 10 to 100 percent; findings from the latest industry status report have shown.According to the State of the Mining Industry Report for 2016, 83 percent of surveyed mining firms said they would spend more on expansion in 2017 after injecting $22 million this year; on the back of strong and stable gold prices.

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Nondies Centre Passes on After Freak Injury

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The rugby fraternity in Kenya was thrown into mourning on Tuesday morning with the news of the demise of Nondescripts RFC centre Ogeto Gecheo at a Nairobi hospital where he was recuperating after suffering a freak injury during th…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The rugby fraternity in Kenya was thrown into mourning on Tuesday morning with the news of the demise of Nondescripts RFC centre Ogeto Gecheo at a Nairobi hospital where he was recuperating after suffering a freak injury during the club's Kenya Cup fixture against Strathmore Leos on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ethiopia Secure U.S.$114 Million for Small-Scale Irrigation

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia has secured a 114.5 million dollars loan agreement from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The money will be spent on developing small-scale irrigation systems in rural Ethiopia. The project is expected…

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia has secured a 114.5 million dollars loan agreement from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The money will be spent on developing small-scale irrigation systems in rural Ethiopia. The project is expected to impact 108, 170 households. Kanayo F. Nwanze, president of IFAD, and Mulugeta Alemseged, Ethiopian Ambassador to Italy, signed the loan agreement in Rome, Italy.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

‘Rapid Industrialisation Key to Economic Growth’

[The Herald] Rapid industrialisation is key in promoting economic growth, creating employment and nurturers a cycle of sustainable development in any economy, a cabinet minister has said.In Zimbabwe industrialisation is being spearheaded through a numb…

[The Herald] Rapid industrialisation is key in promoting economic growth, creating employment and nurturers a cycle of sustainable development in any economy, a cabinet minister has said.In Zimbabwe industrialisation is being spearheaded through a number of policies notably, the Zimbabwe Agenda for Socio-Economic Transformation (Zim-Asset), National Industrial Development Policy, at SADC, COMESA as well as the African Union Agenda 2063.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Musician Macheso’s Ex-Wife Off the Hook

[The Herald] Margaret Matibiri -ALICK Macheso’s ex-wife Tafadzwa Mapako, who faced assault charges at the Harare magistrates’ court, was let off the hook yesterday after her alleged victim, Talent Munyanyi, withdrew the charges.Mapako hit Munyanyi with…

[The Herald] Margaret Matibiri -ALICK Macheso's ex-wife Tafadzwa Mapako, who faced assault charges at the Harare magistrates' court, was let off the hook yesterday after her alleged victim, Talent Munyanyi, withdrew the charges.Mapako hit Munyanyi with an empty beer bottle at the Castle Biggest Braai Festival held in Harare on October 29. Munyanyi told magistrate Ms Victoria Mashamba that he was no longer interested in pursuing the matter.

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