Samba Night Moved to Friday

[The Herald] Arts Reporter The Harare International Carnival’s Samba Night that was set for tonight has been moved to Friday due to changes in travel arrangements for Samba dancers that are coming from Brazil and Cuba.

[The Herald] Arts Reporter The Harare International Carnival's Samba Night that was set for tonight has been moved to Friday due to changes in travel arrangements for Samba dancers that are coming from Brazil and Cuba.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

City Rates Arrears Balloon to $700 Million

[The Herald] Innocent Ruwende Municipal Reporter– RESIDENTS now owe Harare City Council (HCC) more than $700 million, and there are fears arrears will continue piling up on false expectations that Government will write off debts before the 2018 electi…

[The Herald] Innocent Ruwende Municipal Reporter-- RESIDENTS now owe Harare City Council (HCC) more than $700 million, and there are fears arrears will continue piling up on false expectations that Government will write off debts before the 2018 elections.The city's finance director, Mr Tendai Kwenda, said in an interview some politicians were making the situation increasingly difficult by encouraging residents to boycott paying rates.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Millers Sue Govt Over Fortification

[The Herald] Conrad Mwanawashe Court Reporter– THE Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has filed an application at the High Court seeking to block Government from implementing mandatory food fortification.In the case filed yesterday by GMAZ d…

[The Herald] Conrad Mwanawashe Court Reporter-- THE Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has filed an application at the High Court seeking to block Government from implementing mandatory food fortification.In the case filed yesterday by GMAZ deputy national chairman Thembinkosi Ndlovu, millers want sections 4 (i) (b) and (e), 5 (b) and (e) and 7 of the Food Fortification Regulations 2016 purportedly made under and in terms of the Food and Food Standards Act (Chapter 15:0 4) set aside.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Molo Businessmen Vow to Campaign for Kenyatta Re-Election

[Nation] A section of business people in Molo, Nakuru County have vowed to spearhead the re-election campaign of President Uhuru Kenyatta, as Kenya prepares to go to the repeat poll on October 17.

[Nation] A section of business people in Molo, Nakuru County have vowed to spearhead the re-election campaign of President Uhuru Kenyatta, as Kenya prepares to go to the repeat poll on October 17.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

In Katsina – Robbers Raid 10 Houses, Engage Police in Shootout

[Vanguard] Katsina -Robbers, in the early hours of yesterday, raided 10 houses in Malumfashi Local Government Area of Katsina State, and engaged policemen that responded to a distress call in a shootout.

[Vanguard] Katsina -Robbers, in the early hours of yesterday, raided 10 houses in Malumfashi Local Government Area of Katsina State, and engaged policemen that responded to a distress call in a shootout.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Boko Haram – the Fear, the Conspiracy Theories, and the Deepening Crisis

[IRIN] Maiduguri -The fear is palpable in northeast Nigeria as Boko Haram intensifies its war on civilians. The military’s regular claim that the jihadists are on the run is patently false, and provides no comfort to anyone.

[IRIN] Maiduguri -The fear is palpable in northeast Nigeria as Boko Haram intensifies its war on civilians. The military's regular claim that the jihadists are on the run is patently false, and provides no comfort to anyone.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Michaelhouse School Bus Accident ‘Every Parent’s Worst Nightmare’

[News24Wire] The Michaelhouse school bus accident on Tuesday afternoon, which killed one pupil and injured 45 others, is “every parent’s worst nightmare”, a parent said on Facebook.

[News24Wire] The Michaelhouse school bus accident on Tuesday afternoon, which killed one pupil and injured 45 others, is "every parent's worst nightmare", a parent said on Facebook.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Finance Minister – National Accord Government’s Programme Based On Improving Living Conditions

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, lt Gen Mohamed Osman Rikabi, has called on workers at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning to double their efforts in order to upgrade and improve the economic performance and lead…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, lt Gen Mohamed Osman Rikabi, has called on workers at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning to double their efforts in order to upgrade and improve the economic performance and lead the economy to safe shores.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Chief of Staffs Commends the Army Sacrifices and Achievements

[SNA] Khartoum -The Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, LT Gen Emad Eddin Mustafa Adawi, on Tuesday commended the sacrifices and achievements scored by the various units of the armed forces in and outside the Sudan.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, LT Gen Emad Eddin Mustafa Adawi, on Tuesday commended the sacrifices and achievements scored by the various units of the armed forces in and outside the Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan