Our Advice to General Sitole – Don’t Do It

[DA] Media reports today suggest that the new National Police Commissioner, General Khehla Sitole, has tried to quash complaints against the very man he intends to announce as the head of Crime Intelligence at 15:00

[DA] Media reports today suggest that the new National Police Commissioner, General Khehla Sitole, has tried to quash complaints against the very man he intends to announce as the head of Crime Intelligence at 15:00

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Companies Dismiss Externalisation Claims

[Zimbabwe Independent] SOME companies making the top 10 list of firms and individuals accused by President Emmerson Mnangagwa of externalising US$1,3 billion have dismissed the allegations, while others say government published the list without consult…

[Zimbabwe Independent] SOME companies making the top 10 list of firms and individuals accused by President Emmerson Mnangagwa of externalising US$1,3 billion have dismissed the allegations, while others say government published the list without consulting them.

Trevor Noah Keeps Winning

[Zimbabwe Independent] As if having a film done based on his name is not enough, the comic and host of famous United States television programme Daily Show, the South African-born and raised Trevor Noah, recently inked a deal with leading media giant V…

[Zimbabwe Independent] As if having a film done based on his name is not enough, the comic and host of famous United States television programme Daily Show, the South African-born and raised Trevor Noah, recently inked a deal with leading media giant Viacom to produce content on a long-term basis.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zanu-PF Youth Leader Says It Wasn’t a Coup, Mugabe Overstayed His Welcome

[New Zimbabwe] ZANU PF national political commissar for Youth Wing said there was never a coup in Zimbabwe as the military who removed Ndabaningi Sithole from the presidency during the 1976 Mgagao Declaration were the same who ordained ousted President…

[New Zimbabwe] ZANU PF national political commissar for Youth Wing said there was never a coup in Zimbabwe as the military who removed Ndabaningi Sithole from the presidency during the 1976 Mgagao Declaration were the same who ordained ousted President Robert Mugabe to become the party leader in Chimoio.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mugabe Stands Election Strategy Backfires, Youths Demand Refund From Mnangagwa

[New Zimbabwe] Mutare -Former President Robert Mugabe’s election strategy to parcel out stands to youths is now backfiring as youths who were fleeced of their hard earned cash are now demanding refund from President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government.

[New Zimbabwe] Mutare -Former President Robert Mugabe's election strategy to parcel out stands to youths is now backfiring as youths who were fleeced of their hard earned cash are now demanding refund from President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Flights Cancelled As Sandstorm Engulfs Sudanese Capital

[East African] A thick sandstorm engulfed the Sudanese capital on Thursday, forcing authorities to cancel flights and shut schools in Khartoum and other nearby towns. Children and office workers stayed indoors while vehicles kept off roads as a thick o…

[East African] A thick sandstorm engulfed the Sudanese capital on Thursday, forcing authorities to cancel flights and shut schools in Khartoum and other nearby towns. Children and office workers stayed indoors while vehicles kept off roads as a thick orange haze shrouded the capital from early morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Does the Constitution Need to Change to Effect Land Reform?

[Daily Maverick] As the two-day National Forum for Dialogue on Land, Heritage and Rights came to an end in Johannesburg on Wednesday, a number of key points emerged from the talks. One was whether amending the Constitution is really necessary to effect…

[Daily Maverick] As the two-day National Forum for Dialogue on Land, Heritage and Rights came to an end in Johannesburg on Wednesday, a number of key points emerged from the talks. One was whether amending the Constitution is really necessary to effect land reform now that political will around the issue has been galvanised. Another was that the current administration of land-related matters needs to change significantly. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Vivacell President Visits Juba After Shutdown

[East African] Telecom firm Vivacell’s president Pierre Fattouch has held talks with South Sudan officials in Juba in a bid to unlock the dispute that occasioned the closure of its operations.

[East African] Telecom firm Vivacell's president Pierre Fattouch has held talks with South Sudan officials in Juba in a bid to unlock the dispute that occasioned the closure of its operations.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Kenya Re Hits Sh3.5 Billion Profit on Premiums Rise

[Nation] Kenya Reinsurance Corporation (Kenya Re) has posted an 8.8 per cent rise in after-tax profit in the year ended December, which the listed re-insurer attributed to an increase in its gross written premiums and investment income.

[Nation] Kenya Reinsurance Corporation (Kenya Re) has posted an 8.8 per cent rise in after-tax profit in the year ended December, which the listed re-insurer attributed to an increase in its gross written premiums and investment income.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Tannahill Shield Is All About ‘Friendly Rivalry’ in Golf

[Nation] After last weekend’s most successful 50th Barclays Kenya Open at Muthaiga Golf Club, this weekend we shall be treated to the oldest running competition in Kenya — The Tannahill Shield — at the Royal Nairobi Golf Club.

[Nation] After last weekend's most successful 50th Barclays Kenya Open at Muthaiga Golf Club, this weekend we shall be treated to the oldest running competition in Kenya -- The Tannahill Shield -- at the Royal Nairobi Golf Club.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya