Elumelu – Pervasive Negative Narrative Is Africa’s Greatest Challenge

[This Day] The Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Mr. Tony Elumelu has identified the pervasive stereotypes in the media around Africa and the resulting negative narrative as “Africa’s greatest challenge.”

[This Day] The Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Mr. Tony Elumelu has identified the pervasive stereotypes in the media around Africa and the resulting negative narrative as "Africa's greatest challenge."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Besigye Speaks Out On NRM’s Age Limit Plans

[Independent (Kampala)] The former President of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change, Dr. Kizza Besigye says he is not surprised by the decision of a section of NRM MPs to back the move for a private members bill to amend the constitution and rem…

[Independent (Kampala)] The former President of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change, Dr. Kizza Besigye says he is not surprised by the decision of a section of NRM MPs to back the move for a private members bill to amend the constitution and remove the Presidential Age limit. Opposition MPs say they will challenge the motion.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Twizerimana Preaches Unity in New Song

[New Times] Floduard Twizerimana and his brother Intore Tuyisenge are artistes in their own category. They prefer ‘patriotic music’ instead of singing about love and beauty.

[New Times] Floduard Twizerimana and his brother Intore Tuyisenge are artistes in their own category. They prefer 'patriotic music' instead of singing about love and beauty.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Residents Bash Hospital Boss Over ‘Urinating in Public’

[The Herald] A Chitungwiza Central Hospital chief counsellor was assaulted by residents, who caught him urinating in public. Reki Jimu (46), who is also a pastor, was beaten up by four residents. The matter, which happened on August 29, is now before t…

[The Herald] A Chitungwiza Central Hospital chief counsellor was assaulted by residents, who caught him urinating in public. Reki Jimu (46), who is also a pastor, was beaten up by four residents. The matter, which happened on August 29, is now before the Chitungwiza Magistrates' Court. The prosecutor Mr Tendai Katonha said Jimu was walking along Mabvazuva Street towards the Aquatic Complex when he decided to relieve himself by the roadside.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nothing Racist About Land Grab – Minister

[New Zimbabwe] Marondera -Lands minister, Douglas Mombeshora has defended the government’s controversial and violent land reform process as non-racial saying some white farmers were still farming in Zimbabwe.

[New Zimbabwe] Marondera -Lands minister, Douglas Mombeshora has defended the government's controversial and violent land reform process as non-racial saying some white farmers were still farming in Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Uganda’s ‘Age Limit’ Debate Takes Dramatic Turn

[Independent (Kampala)] Reports just in indicate that the debate on age limits on the Uganda presidency took a new turn Tuesday morning when a meeting of Members of Parliament (MPs) of the ruling party National Resistance Movement (NRM) resolved to mov…

[Independent (Kampala)] Reports just in indicate that the debate on age limits on the Uganda presidency took a new turn Tuesday morning when a meeting of Members of Parliament (MPs) of the ruling party National Resistance Movement (NRM) resolved to move a private members bill to remove the age limit.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mighty Warriors Confident of Victory

[The Herald] Mighty Warriors striker Rutendo Makore is brimming with confidence ahead of their COSAFA Women’s Championship opening encounter against Madagascar this afternoon at Barbourfields. The regional tournament gets underway this morning with a G…

[The Herald] Mighty Warriors striker Rutendo Makore is brimming with confidence ahead of their COSAFA Women's Championship opening encounter against Madagascar this afternoon at Barbourfields. The regional tournament gets underway this morning with a Group C match between Namibia and Botswana at 10:30 am. It will be followed by the encounter between Group A's Zambia and Malawi at 2pm before Zimbabwe clash against Madagascar at 4:30pm in another Group A tie.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar

Broadcasting Authority Appeals Against Kwese TV Licencing

[The Herald] The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) has approached the Supreme Court contesting a High Court decision allowing Econet Media Limited (Mauritius) to distribute Kwese TV satellite content to the Zimbabwean viewership. High Court judg…

[The Herald] The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) has approached the Supreme Court contesting a High Court decision allowing Econet Media Limited (Mauritius) to distribute Kwese TV satellite content to the Zimbabwean viewership. High Court judge Justice Charles Hungwe last week delivered a judgment allowing the firm to provide the service pending confirmation of the provisional order.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe