Five Ugandans Killed in South Sudan Ambush

[Monitor] Five Ugandans are among the 15 passengers who were shot dead on Thursday in an ambush by unknown gunmen on a civilian convoy on the fragile Nimule-Juba Highway in South Sudan, according to Ugandan security officials.

[Monitor] Five Ugandans are among the 15 passengers who were shot dead on Thursday in an ambush by unknown gunmen on a civilian convoy on the fragile Nimule-Juba Highway in South Sudan, according to Ugandan security officials.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Dentist Wins U.S.$20 000 Lawsuit

[The Herald] A specialist dental surgeon has been awarded more than $21 000 for services he rendered to his patient after a three-year bruising legal battle at the High Court. Dr Gerhard Peter Lung approached the High Court seeking payment of $21 035 f…

[The Herald] A specialist dental surgeon has been awarded more than $21 000 for services he rendered to his patient after a three-year bruising legal battle at the High Court. Dr Gerhard Peter Lung approached the High Court seeking payment of $21 035 for services rendered to Ms Mandy Margaret Majoni. Ms Majoni required rehabilitation of her dentition to improve function and aesthetics.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nation Expects 2,7 Million Tonnes of Maize

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is expecting a maize harvest of about 2,7 million tonnes during the 2016 /17 farming season boosted by the success of the Special Maize Programme commonly referred to as Command Agriculture. In total, about 1 770 389 hectares were…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is expecting a maize harvest of about 2,7 million tonnes during the 2016 /17 farming season boosted by the success of the Special Maize Programme commonly referred to as Command Agriculture. In total, about 1 770 389 hectares were put under maize during the 2016 /17 farming season, with anticipated maize yields of over 2 million tonnes. This, together with small grains should give over 2,7 million tonnes of grain this year, well above the national requirements of 1,8 million tonnes, the Ministry o

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

SARS Group Executive Accuses Former Spokesperson of Lying Under Oath

[News24Wire] The SA Revenue Service (SARS) group executive Luther Lebelo has accused former spokesperson Adrian Lackay of lying under oath when he testified that former chief operating officer Barry Hore faced criminal charges when he resigned.

[News24Wire] The SA Revenue Service (SARS) group executive Luther Lebelo has accused former spokesperson Adrian Lackay of lying under oath when he testified that former chief operating officer Barry Hore faced criminal charges when he resigned.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Success Comes With Commitment

[The Herald] The year continues to be very promising for Zimbabwe, for it is a year when the nation is coming out of the woods to take its rightful position on the international stage. Mother Nature has been very generous, as the 2016/17 cropping seaso…

[The Herald] The year continues to be very promising for Zimbabwe, for it is a year when the nation is coming out of the woods to take its rightful position on the international stage. Mother Nature has been very generous, as the 2016/17 cropping season saw us getting more than enough rainfall, resulting in bumper harvests for all rain-fed crops.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Electoral Agency Under Pressure to Name Ballots Printer

[Nation] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is under pressure not only to name a universally acceptable company to print ballot papers, but also to do it in time to avoid last-minute hitches.

[Nation] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is under pressure not only to name a universally acceptable company to print ballot papers, but also to do it in time to avoid last-minute hitches.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Taxman Raids Customs Scam Company’s Bank Accounts

[Namibian] A WALVIS BAY-BASED company at the centre of a massive alleged customs duties fraud scheme has agreed that Namibia’s tax authorities can keep close to N$11 million taken from its bank accounts to cover part of its tax debts.

[Namibian] A WALVIS BAY-BASED company at the centre of a massive alleged customs duties fraud scheme has agreed that Namibia's tax authorities can keep close to N$11 million taken from its bank accounts to cover part of its tax debts.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Black Armbands for Dynamos Memorial Match

[The Herald] Giants Dynamos will wear black armbands this evening when they face Yadah in a memorial match to mark the death of nine DeMbare supporters in a road accident last year. The DeMbare9 Memorial match kicks off at 7pm at the National Sports St…

[The Herald] Giants Dynamos will wear black armbands this evening when they face Yadah in a memorial match to mark the death of nine DeMbare supporters in a road accident last year. The DeMbare9 Memorial match kicks off at 7pm at the National Sports Stadium. DeMbare have taken advantage of the international break to remember the tragedy, which happened on June 11 last year when a bus ferrying supporters to a match against Chapungu in Gweru overturned.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe