First Water-Park Breaks Ground in Bishoftu

[Addis Fortune] Kuriftu Resort & Spa is constructing the nation’s first water-park, an amusement park that features water play areas, at the cost of 70 million Br in Bishoftu town.

[Addis Fortune] Kuriftu Resort & Spa is constructing the nation's first water-park, an amusement park that features water play areas, at the cost of 70 million Br in Bishoftu town.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Self-Styled Prophet Accused of Rape

[The Herald] Johanne Masowe Wechishanu YeNyenyedzi’s self-styled prophet Herbert Senda has appeared in court on allegations of raping a woman he was praying for at his shrine at Budiriro 4 paddocks, Harare.

[The Herald] Johanne Masowe Wechishanu YeNyenyedzi's self-styled prophet Herbert Senda has appeared in court on allegations of raping a woman he was praying for at his shrine at Budiriro 4 paddocks, Harare.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mapeza Gets His Men – FC Platinum Submit Squad to CAF, Champions Secure Kutsanzura and Mlanga

[The Herald] Premiership kings FC Platinum have ended weeks of speculation and anxiety by registering a 28-man squad which coach Norman Mapeza believes has the capacity to secure their target of a Champions League group stage appearance.

[The Herald] Premiership kings FC Platinum have ended weeks of speculation and anxiety by registering a 28-man squad which coach Norman Mapeza believes has the capacity to secure their target of a Champions League group stage appearance.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Court Adjourns Shipping Case Witnesses’ Hearing

[Addis Fortune] The 15th criminal bench of the Federal High Court has adjourned to hear witnesses for the nine officials of the Ethiopian Shipping & Logistics Services Enterprise (ESLSE). The court also received the charges of the two former deputy CEOs, Mesfin Tefera and Sisay Abaferda, on Monday, December 27, 2017.

[Addis Fortune] The 15th criminal bench of the Federal High Court has adjourned to hear witnesses for the nine officials of the Ethiopian Shipping & Logistics Services Enterprise (ESLSE). The court also received the charges of the two former deputy CEOs, Mesfin Tefera and Sisay Abaferda, on Monday, December 27, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Love Thy Neighbour

[Addis Fortune] It took hours since coming into effect for the warring factions of South Sudan to break the cease-fire that was signed three days ago. The armed opposition accused the government forces, and vice-versa, of violating the ceasefire. It le…

[Addis Fortune] It took hours since coming into effect for the warring factions of South Sudan to break the cease-fire that was signed three days ago. The armed opposition accused the government forces, and vice-versa, of violating the ceasefire. It left the world to wonder if the humanitarian crisis the nation is engulfed in would not subside soon, that the political stagnation which has displaced 2.4 million people, according to last year's report by the Human Rights Watch, will continue in the foreseeable future.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Govt Dissolves State Procurement Board

[The Herald] Government is set to appoint a new regulatory authority — Procurement Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe — to deal with State procurement following the expiry of the term of office of the State Procurement Board. The board was dissolved ye…

[The Herald] Government is set to appoint a new regulatory authority -- Procurement Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe -- to deal with State procurement following the expiry of the term of office of the State Procurement Board. The board was dissolved yesterday and board members got their letters as Government moves in to bring efficiency, with procurement now reverting to accounting officers in their entities in line with best practice the world over.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mbatha Surrenders Initiative At Zim Open

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA’S chess Women Candidate Master(WCM) Constance Mbatha lost her seventh round game to Zimbabwe’ s Charinda Kudzanayi to slip to second position at Zimbabwe Open 2017 championship.

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA'S chess Women Candidate Master(WCM) Constance Mbatha lost her seventh round game to Zimbabwe' s Charinda Kudzanayi to slip to second position at Zimbabwe Open 2017 championship.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Govt Slashes Blood Price

[The Herald] Government has slashed the price of blood in Government health institutions to $50 a pint with effect from today, following the injection of a $4,2 million subsidy from the Health Levy, Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa …

[The Herald] Government has slashed the price of blood in Government health institutions to $50 a pint with effect from today, following the injection of a $4,2 million subsidy from the Health Levy, Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Major Cites to Get Sewerage System

[Addis Fortune] Ministry of Water, Irrigation & Electricity (MoWIE) is finalising the preparation of terms of reference (ToR) to hire a consultant for urban water supply and sanitation projects in 23 towns with half a billion dollar budget.

[Addis Fortune] Ministry of Water, Irrigation & Electricity (MoWIE) is finalising the preparation of terms of reference (ToR) to hire a consultant for urban water supply and sanitation projects in 23 towns with half a billion dollar budget.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia