Court Suspends Agriculture Minister Chaponda Over Maizegate

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Information, who is also government spokesperson Nicholas Dausi has said President Peter Mutharika is still keeping Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development George Chaponda on his post despite a court order su…

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Information, who is also government spokesperson Nicholas Dausi has said President Peter Mutharika is still keeping Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development George Chaponda on his post despite a court order suspending him pending investigation on the Zambia maize import deal.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

World Bank Projects Modest Growth for Sub-Saharan Africa in 2017

[News24Wire] The World Bank expects South Africa’s gross domestic product to grow at 1.1% this year, but cautions inflationary pressures and high unemployment will continue to weigh on consumer spending.

[News24Wire] The World Bank expects South Africa's gross domestic product to grow at 1.1% this year, but cautions inflationary pressures and high unemployment will continue to weigh on consumer spending.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Sirleaf Makes Several Appointments in Government

[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has made several appointments in government affecting the Ministries of Finance, Information, Agriculture, Internal Affairs, as well as the Land Authority, Small Arms and Anti-Corruption Commissions.

[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has made several appointments in government affecting the Ministries of Finance, Information, Agriculture, Internal Affairs, as well as the Land Authority, Small Arms and Anti-Corruption Commissions.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Maizegate Commisison of Inquiry Calls for ‘Relevant Information’

[Nyasa Times] The commission of inquiry set up by President Peter Mutharika to probe matters surrounding maize procurement by Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) from Zambia is asking the general public to volunteer relevant inf…

[Nyasa Times] The commission of inquiry set up by President Peter Mutharika to probe matters surrounding maize procurement by Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) from Zambia is asking the general public to volunteer relevant information on the issue.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Fans Salute Musician Chimbetu in ‘Jamboree’ Documentary

[The Herald] After getting inspiration from the latest “Jamboree” album by Sulumani Chimbetu, local film producer Collen Mugobeya has released a mini-documentary featuring various music listeners who say their views about the new project.

[The Herald] After getting inspiration from the latest "Jamboree" album by Sulumani Chimbetu, local film producer Collen Mugobeya has released a mini-documentary featuring various music listeners who say their views about the new project.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Kenyatta Wraps Up India State Visit

[Capital FM] New Delhi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has wrapped up his State visit to India by chairing a business forum in New Delhi where the Indian business community expressed its appetite to invest in Kenya.

[Capital FM] New Delhi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has wrapped up his State visit to India by chairing a business forum in New Delhi where the Indian business community expressed its appetite to invest in Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya