NAEB Unveils New Trade Name for Rwanda’s Tea

[New Times] Rwanda’s tea will now be marketed under the Rwanda National Tea brand name as one of the ways to strengthen consumer confidence, as well as promote and ensure its competitiveness on the local and global markets, the National Agricultural Bo…

[New Times] Rwanda's tea will now be marketed under the Rwanda National Tea brand name as one of the ways to strengthen consumer confidence, as well as promote and ensure its competitiveness on the local and global markets, the National Agricultural Board (NAEB) has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Mujuru Blasts Biti, Says Former Finance Minister Not Even Trusted By Family

[New Zimbabwe] TENDAI BITI is a spent force who cannot even be trusted by his own wife or children to lead a serious political party, National People’s Party (NPP) leader Joice Mujuru has said in a vicious attack on recently “suspended” People’s Democr…

[New Zimbabwe] TENDAI BITI is a spent force who cannot even be trusted by his own wife or children to lead a serious political party, National People's Party (NPP) leader Joice Mujuru has said in a vicious attack on recently "suspended" People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

How Govt Plans to Increase Mineral Revenues Sevenfold By 2024

[New Times] Sustained investments into modernising mining activities, exploration for new types of minerals, and adding value to the gems before they are exported will help Rwanda achieve its target to increase seven times by 2024 the revenues from min…

[New Times] Sustained investments into modernising mining activities, exploration for new types of minerals, and adding value to the gems before they are exported will help Rwanda achieve its target to increase seven times by 2024 the revenues from mineral exports, officials have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Mawarire Case Postponed As Witnesses Fumble

[New Zimbabwe] THE High Court on Friday deferred #Thisflag social movement leader Pastor Evan Mawarire’s case to 29 November to allow the cleric’s defense counsel to submit application for acquittal as the state closed its case.

[New Zimbabwe] THE High Court on Friday deferred #Thisflag social movement leader Pastor Evan Mawarire's case to 29 November to allow the cleric's defense counsel to submit application for acquittal as the state closed its case.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Koroma Opens Multipurpose Complex in Fadugu

[Sierra Leone Government] Since he took office in September 2007, President Ernest Bai Koroma and the All People’s Congress have relentlessly strived to create the enabling environment for development and transformation to thrive all across Sierra Leone.

[Sierra Leone Government] Since he took office in September 2007, President Ernest Bai Koroma and the All People's Congress have relentlessly strived to create the enabling environment for development and transformation to thrive all across Sierra Leone.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Outcry Over ‘Ghosts and Girlfriends’ At ANC Eastern Cape Conference

[News24Wire] Delegates at the ANC’s Eastern Cape elective conference have cried foul over the registration process, with claims of unauthorised members being allowed to participate in the event.

[News24Wire] Delegates at the ANC's Eastern Cape elective conference have cried foul over the registration process, with claims of unauthorised members being allowed to participate in the event.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Stop Anti-LGBT Crackdown, Intimidation

[HRW] Egypt should stop arresting and harassing people suspected of homosexuality using trumped-up “debauchery” and “inciting debauchery” charges, Human Rights Watch said today. Security forces rounded up at least eleven people in the days following a …

[HRW] Egypt should stop arresting and harassing people suspected of homosexuality using trumped-up "debauchery" and "inciting debauchery" charges, Human Rights Watch said today. Security forces rounded up at least eleven people in the days following a September 22, 2017 concert in Cairo at which young concertgoers waved rainbow flags, a symbol of solidarity with lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) people, a defiant act in a country known to persecute gay men and transgender people.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Residents Storm Philippi East Police Station After 11 Killed

[News24Wire] The vast shackland falls under the policing cluster of Nyanga, which is dubbed the “crime capital” of South Africa because of its high rate of murder. Marikana has been singled out as an area very difficult to police because of the densely…

[News24Wire] The vast shackland falls under the policing cluster of Nyanga, which is dubbed the "crime capital" of South Africa because of its high rate of murder. Marikana has been singled out as an area very difficult to police because of the densely packed shacks where police vehicles cannot enter, and there is no lighting. Cape Town - Residents of the Marikana informal settlement stormed the Philippi East police station on Saturday afternoon demanding that police take action after 11 people were killed on Friday ni

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Threat of Legal Action Against Northern Cape ANC

[News24Wire] Disgruntled ANC members have threatened legal action to nullify May’s Northern Cape elective conference and halt the province’s regional conferences, which are scheduled for November this year.

[News24Wire] Disgruntled ANC members have threatened legal action to nullify May's Northern Cape elective conference and halt the province's regional conferences, which are scheduled for November this year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa