VP Mnangagwa Under Fraud Probe

[Zimbabwe Independent] The Zimbabwe Republic Police’s Criminal Investigations Department is investigating Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s role in the mismanagement and looting of Zanu PF’s business empire, leading to its collapse, in what is seen a…

[Zimbabwe Independent] The Zimbabwe Republic Police's Criminal Investigations Department is investigating Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa's role in the mismanagement and looting of Zanu PF's business empire, leading to its collapse, in what is seen as part of President Robert Mugabe's succession war.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

When Anti-Terrorism Laws Are Used to Sacrifice Free Speech

[RFI] Anti-terrorism laws are sometimes used to muzzle the media. Journalists Denis Nkwebo in Cameroon and Mohanad El Sangary in Egypt detail the challenges they and their colleagues face in trying to navigate deliberately opaque laws and not land in p…

[RFI] Anti-terrorism laws are sometimes used to muzzle the media. Journalists Denis Nkwebo in Cameroon and Mohanad El Sangary in Egypt detail the challenges they and their colleagues face in trying to navigate deliberately opaque laws and not land in prison.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Grain Marketing Board Ordered to Open Satellite Depots

[The Herald] Cabinet has warned Grain Marketing Board (GMB) staff conniving with unlicensed grain merchants to prejudice farmers that they will face punitive action. This follows concerns raised over GMB officials who are allegedly ill-treating farmers…

[The Herald] Cabinet has warned Grain Marketing Board (GMB) staff conniving with unlicensed grain merchants to prejudice farmers that they will face punitive action. This follows concerns raised over GMB officials who are allegedly ill-treating farmers, while some depots were reportedly refusing to accept other crops, especially small grains.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

We’re Not Part of New Federation, Says Farmers Union

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Farmers Union has distanced itself from the Federation of Farmers Unions (FOFU) that was launched last month. The federation is a merger of all farmers unions including Commercial Farmers Union, Zimbabwe Commercial Farmers Uni…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Farmers Union has distanced itself from the Federation of Farmers Unions (FOFU) that was launched last month. The federation is a merger of all farmers unions including Commercial Farmers Union, Zimbabwe Commercial Farmers Union and the Zimbabwe National Farmers Union.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Fears of a Fresh Diamond Rush Loom in Manicaland

[Zimbabwe Independent] Another potential Chiadzwa diamonds disaster is looming in Tsvingwe, near Penhalonga, in Manicaland province amid reports that the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Mining Company (ZCDC) engineers have been deployed for exploration o…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Another potential Chiadzwa diamonds disaster is looming in Tsvingwe, near Penhalonga, in Manicaland province amid reports that the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Mining Company (ZCDC) engineers have been deployed for exploration of diamonds, a resources pressure group has warned.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Senate Asks Works Ministry to Remove All Speed Bumps On Federal Highways

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday asked the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing to remove all speed bumps indiscriminately erected on federal highways nationwide.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday asked the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing to remove all speed bumps indiscriminately erected on federal highways nationwide.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Biafra-Like Agitation in Cameroon

[Vanguard] A Biafra-like agitation for independence has been unfolding in neighbouring Republic of Cameroon since November 2016. The people of Northern and Southern Cameroons under the umbrella of the Southern Cameroons Ambazonia Consortium United Fron…

[Vanguard] A Biafra-like agitation for independence has been unfolding in neighbouring Republic of Cameroon since November 2016. The people of Northern and Southern Cameroons under the umbrella of the Southern Cameroons Ambazonia Consortium United Front (SCACUF) finally decided to affirm the independence of the English-speaking sections of Cameroon from the Republic. Like the Indigenous People of Biafra, the Ambazonians as they have called themselves since 1984, are protesting against their alleged marginalization by

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Bandits Terrorise Bakassi IDPs Estate

[Vanguard] Ekpri Obutong -THE people of Ekpri Obutong in Bakassi local government area of Cross River State are now gripped with fear following the rising cases of attacks by armed bandits who have taken over the sprawling estate built for Internally D…

[Vanguard] Ekpri Obutong -THE people of Ekpri Obutong in Bakassi local government area of Cross River State are now gripped with fear following the rising cases of attacks by armed bandits who have taken over the sprawling estate built for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

4 Interesting Facts About Nigeria’s Independence Day You Probably Didn’t Know

[Vanguard] Nigeria is turning 57, hurray! As part of the process of turning a year older, Nigeria will be celebrating her independence day once again. It is, however, interesting to know that there are in fact a few facts about Nigeria’s independence d…

[Vanguard] Nigeria is turning 57, hurray! As part of the process of turning a year older, Nigeria will be celebrating her independence day once again. It is, however, interesting to know that there are in fact a few facts about Nigeria's independence day that are not widely known. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, helps fill in this gap by sharing 4 interesting facts about Nigeria's independence day that are probably unknown.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Finally, Dogara Swears in Hembe’s Replacement

[Premium Times] The Speaker of the House of Representatives has finally sworn in Dorathy Mato who was declared the authentic representative of Vandeikiya/Konshisha federal constituency of Benue State.

[Premium Times] The Speaker of the House of Representatives has finally sworn in Dorathy Mato who was declared the authentic representative of Vandeikiya/Konshisha federal constituency of Benue State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria