VP Faces Tough Time in Parliament Over Grace Mugabe Outbursts

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe’s main opposition lawmakers last week gave Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa a tough time in parliament when they sought assurance on the country’s governability following First Lady Grace Mugabe’s recent outburst against senior Z…

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's main opposition lawmakers last week gave Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa a tough time in parliament when they sought assurance on the country's governability following First Lady Grace Mugabe's recent outburst against senior Zanu-PF and government officials, a report says.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Two Accused of 16-Year-Old’s Death Back in Court

[News24Wire] Two men accused of killing a 16-year-old boy in Coligny, North West, are expected to appear in the town’s magistrate’s court on Monday.The case was previously postponed to August 7 for the decision of the Director of Public Prosecutions on…

[News24Wire] Two men accused of killing a 16-year-old boy in Coligny, North West, are expected to appear in the town's magistrate's court on Monday.The case was previously postponed to August 7 for the decision of the Director of Public Prosecutions on whether to prosecute, or if the case should be transferred to a regional court or the high court.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Social Media the New Battle Ground for Elections

[Deutsche Welle] Kenyans go to the polls on August 8 and both the opposition and the ruling government are trying to woo voters online. But could social media also be used to incite violence?

[Deutsche Welle] Kenyans go to the polls on August 8 and both the opposition and the ruling government are trying to woo voters online. But could social media also be used to incite violence?

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Tanga Hotels to Take Advantage of Pipeline

[Daily News] OWNERS of hotels and lodges in Tanga Region have expressed optimism over a bright future of their businesses, ahead of the laying of the foundation stone for the Hoima-Tanga oil pipeline project today.

[Daily News] OWNERS of hotels and lodges in Tanga Region have expressed optimism over a bright future of their businesses, ahead of the laying of the foundation stone for the Hoima-Tanga oil pipeline project today.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Angolan VP Candidate Suffers Stroke

[East African] Bornito de Sousa, Angola’s ruling party’s vice presidential candidate, is in Spain for medical treatment after he suffered a stroke, sources have said.

[East African] Bornito de Sousa, Angola's ruling party's vice presidential candidate, is in Spain for medical treatment after he suffered a stroke, sources have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Case Opened Against Deputy Minister Over Alleged Assault

[News24Wire] The office of Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has confirmed that a case has been opened against deputy higher education minister Mduduzi Manana for an alleged assault against a woman at the weekend.

[News24Wire] The office of Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has confirmed that a case has been opened against deputy higher education minister Mduduzi Manana for an alleged assault against a woman at the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Chongoleani Village Explodes Into Life

[Daily News] Tanga residents yesterday turned up in their thousands at the Chongoleani Village for the laying of a foundation stone to kick start the construction the Hoima-Tanga pipeline.

[Daily News] Tanga residents yesterday turned up in their thousands at the Chongoleani Village for the laying of a foundation stone to kick start the construction the Hoima-Tanga pipeline.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Boko Haram – Army to Train NSCDC, Police in North-East, Minister Says

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that it had concluded plans to train mobile strike team among personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, and the police fighting Boko Haram in the North-east.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that it had concluded plans to train mobile strike team among personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, and the police fighting Boko Haram in the North-east.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria