Liar Mugabe Too Old to Confront – Govt

[New Zimbabwe] President Ian Khama’s government has taken umbrage at President Robert Mugabe’s snide remarks about the Botswana leader but said in a cheeky formal response Thursday it will not confront the 93-year-old leader because of his advanced age.

[New Zimbabwe] President Ian Khama's government has taken umbrage at President Robert Mugabe's snide remarks about the Botswana leader but said in a cheeky formal response Thursday it will not confront the 93-year-old leader because of his advanced age.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Motocross Champion Muzinda Back for Harare Tournament

[The Herald] The country’s top female motocross rider Tanya Muzinda is expected to take part in Sunday’s fourth round of the Bogwheelers Club national championship series at Donnybrook in Harare. It was initially feared the 13-year-old postergirl of Zi…

[The Herald] The country's top female motocross rider Tanya Muzinda is expected to take part in Sunday's fourth round of the Bogwheelers Club national championship series at Donnybrook in Harare. It was initially feared the 13-year-old postergirl of Zimbabwean motocross will miss Sunday's big event at Donnybrook as she would be away in England where she took part in last month's British Girls National Championships at the Wroxton track at Oxford. Muzinda won a bronze medal in the 85cc Class (small wheel).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa Hits Back At ‘Mischievous’ Mphoko

[New Zimbabwe] Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has hit back at his colleague Phelekezela Mphoko accusing him of spreading malicious statements with the intention to mislead the nation about his recent illness.

[New Zimbabwe] Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has hit back at his colleague Phelekezela Mphoko accusing him of spreading malicious statements with the intention to mislead the nation about his recent illness.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Senate Halts Govt’s N135 Bn Virement Request

[Leadership] Meanwhile, the Senate yesterday refused to offer consideration to request by the executive arm of government for virement of N135bn from the 2017 budget to execute certain priority projects.

[Leadership] Meanwhile, the Senate yesterday refused to offer consideration to request by the executive arm of government for virement of N135bn from the 2017 budget to execute certain priority projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Protesters Ask UK to Produce Kanu for Trial

[Leadership] Abuja -A civil society organisation, Advocates of Social Justice for All (ASJA), has called on the government of the United Kingdom to release the leader of the indigenous people of biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to face his trial in the coun…

[Leadership] Abuja -A civil society organisation, Advocates of Social Justice for All (ASJA), has called on the government of the United Kingdom to release the leader of the indigenous people of biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to face his trial in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Nominates New CBN Deputy Gov, 4 MPC Members

[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari has presented Mrs Aishah Ahmad to the Senate for confirmation as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). She is to replace a former Deputy Governor, who retired early this year.

[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari has presented Mrs Aishah Ahmad to the Senate for confirmation as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). She is to replace a former Deputy Governor, who retired early this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Plaxedes Wenyika Returns With New Album

[The Herald] Soulful musician Plaxedes Wenyika is back with a new 10-tracked album, which will be unveiled at a launch at Alliance Francaise tonight. The album is titled “Metamorphosis” which refers to transformation and Plaxedes said it was inspired b…

[The Herald] Soulful musician Plaxedes Wenyika is back with a new 10-tracked album, which will be unveiled at a launch at Alliance Francaise tonight. The album is titled "Metamorphosis" which refers to transformation and Plaxedes said it was inspired by her life.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Troops Intercept Three Boko Haram Terrorists At IDPs’ Camp in Borno

[Guardian] Abuja -Troops of 22 Brigade of the Nigerian Army in Operation Lafiya Dole said they intercepted three Boko Haram terrorists who were trying to wreak havoc at an Internally-Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Borno State.

[Guardian] Abuja -Troops of 22 Brigade of the Nigerian Army in Operation Lafiya Dole said they intercepted three Boko Haram terrorists who were trying to wreak havoc at an Internally-Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Borno State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why 2018 Budget May Exceed N10 Trillion, By Saraki

[Guardian] Abuja -Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday declared that the inability of the Federal Government to implement over 50 per cent of the N7.4 trillion budget for 2017 would jerk the 2018 spending proposals to over N10 trillion.

[Guardian] Abuja -Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday declared that the inability of the Federal Government to implement over 50 per cent of the N7.4 trillion budget for 2017 would jerk the 2018 spending proposals to over N10 trillion.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Spent N10.3 Billion in Two Years On Capacity Building, Says Buhari

[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Government has disclosed that it spent N10.3 billion in the last two years to boost capacity building for primary and secondary schools teachers across the country.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Government has disclosed that it spent N10.3 billion in the last two years to boost capacity building for primary and secondary schools teachers across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria