Mnangagwa Commissions U.S.$1,5 Billion Project

[The Herald] The expansion of Hwange Thermal Power Station under a $1,5 billion facility is now set to begin in earnest after President Mnangagwa officiated at the groundbreaking ceremony for the project here yesterday. The project, which is expected t…

[The Herald] The expansion of Hwange Thermal Power Station under a $1,5 billion facility is now set to begin in earnest after President Mnangagwa officiated at the groundbreaking ceremony for the project here yesterday. The project, which is expected to feed an additional 600MW into the national grid, could not take-off in the past 10 years due to funding constraints after the country was frozen out of the global economy over land reform at the turn of the millennium.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa Meets German Investors

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa yesterday met a 14-member delegation of German businesspeople who expressed interest in investing in Zimbabwe. The team is led by Amatheon Agri Holdings chief executive officer Mr Carl Bruhn. The German investors are in…

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa yesterday met a 14-member delegation of German businesspeople who expressed interest in investing in Zimbabwe. The team is led by Amatheon Agri Holdings chief executive officer Mr Carl Bruhn. The German investors are into farming, food processing, healthcare, housing, mining and energy.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

15 Dead, Millions Lost in Yet Another Gikomba Fire

[Nairobi News] At least 15 people are feared dead and more than 60 injured after a night fire, once again, gutted a section of Gikomba in the capital Nairobi on Thursday morning.

[Nairobi News] At least 15 people are feared dead and more than 60 injured after a night fire, once again, gutted a section of Gikomba in the capital Nairobi on Thursday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Blitzboks Hold World Cup ‘Trials’ in Joburg

[News24Wire] Coach Neil Powell is using the Springbok Sevens training camp in Johannesburg to fine-tune his selection options for the forthcoming Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament in San Francisco, USA from 20-22 July.

[News24Wire] Coach Neil Powell is using the Springbok Sevens training camp in Johannesburg to fine-tune his selection options for the forthcoming Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament in San Francisco, USA from 20-22 July.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Malema, Cope Leader in Heated Argument Over ‘Staged’ Land Hearing

[News24Wire] Things got so tense between EFF commander-in-chief Julius Malema and Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota at Limpopo’s first public hearing into the amendment of section 25 of the Constitution on Wednesday that Lekota, who was seated next to Malema,…

[News24Wire] Things got so tense between EFF commander-in-chief Julius Malema and Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota at Limpopo's first public hearing into the amendment of section 25 of the Constitution on Wednesday that Lekota, who was seated next to Malema, got up and moved to another seat.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ndori to Emulate Makwala

[Botswana Daily News] Tutume -Exploits by Team Botswana at the 2018 Commonwealth Games have inspired 19-year-old junior athlete, Bayapo Ndori who hails from Tutume.

[Botswana Daily News] Tutume -Exploits by Team Botswana at the 2018 Commonwealth Games have inspired 19-year-old junior athlete, Bayapo Ndori who hails from Tutume.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Three Somali Soldiers Killed in IED Blast in Lower Shabelle Region

[Shabelle] At least three Somali military soldiers were reported to have been killed and several wounded in a roadside bomb explosion in the country’s southern Lower Shabelle region. Residents said a remote-controlled landmine struck an army convoy car…

[Shabelle] At least three Somali military soldiers were reported to have been killed and several wounded in a roadside bomb explosion in the country's southern Lower Shabelle region. Residents said a remote-controlled landmine struck an army convoy carrying Somali special forces at Warmahan area as they were en route to the Balli Doogole Airbase in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Abuses in Police Detention Centres Continue, Says Fathi Jarray

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Fathi Jarray, Chairman of the National Authority for the Prevention of Torture said, on Tuesday, that ill-treatment in police and National Guard detention centres continue.

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Fathi Jarray, Chairman of the National Authority for the Prevention of Torture said, on Tuesday, that ill-treatment in police and National Guard detention centres continue.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia