Journalist to Sue Govt, Deputy Minister Mukupe Over Stolen Phone

[New Zimbabwe] Journalist Blessed Mhlanga who claims to have lost an ‘expensive’ phone during an attack by deputy finance minister Terence Mukupe last Thursday during a radio programme has threatened to sue the government and minister over the loss of …

[New Zimbabwe] Journalist Blessed Mhlanga who claims to have lost an 'expensive' phone during an attack by deputy finance minister Terence Mukupe last Thursday during a radio programme has threatened to sue the government and minister over the loss of an S7 Edge and humiliation he and his wife Florence suffered.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

CSOs Say Boko Haram Cashing On Humanitarian Crisis

[Guardian] Abuja -Coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs) on human rights and conflict resolution in Nigeria has debunked the recent report by the Amnesty International (AI) accusing the security forces of raping and starving internally displac…

[Guardian] Abuja -Coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs) on human rights and conflict resolution in Nigeria has debunked the recent report by the Amnesty International (AI) accusing the security forces of raping and starving internally displaced persons (IDPs) to death in the northern part of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Farmers Benefit From EU Support

[Deutsche Welle] DW’s Wanjiku Mwaura was among a group of journalists who went to Zimbabwe to see the effects of financial support from the EU. She came back knowing a lot more about beekeeping and ways to battle climate change.

[Deutsche Welle] DW's Wanjiku Mwaura was among a group of journalists who went to Zimbabwe to see the effects of financial support from the EU. She came back knowing a lot more about beekeeping and ways to battle climate change.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Army Kills Scores in Anglophone Region

[Deutsche Welle] Twenty-two people were killed in clashes with the army in Cameroon in the latest violence to hit the restive northwest, where separatists from the English-speaking minority are fighting for greater autonomy.

[Deutsche Welle] Twenty-two people were killed in clashes with the army in Cameroon in the latest violence to hit the restive northwest, where separatists from the English-speaking minority are fighting for greater autonomy.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Chamisa Says ‘Not Losing Sleep’ Over Threats

[New Zimbabwe] MDC Alliance presidential candidate, Nelson Chamisa, says he is not losing sleep over reports that the army won’t allow him to take over as president of Zimbabwe if he wins the July election.

[New Zimbabwe] MDC Alliance presidential candidate, Nelson Chamisa, says he is not losing sleep over reports that the army won't allow him to take over as president of Zimbabwe if he wins the July election.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Armed Men Rob Woman During the Day, Rob Husband At Night

[New Zimbabwe] Four armed robbers who have been terrorising Harare residents have been arrested over a spate of robberies in which they got away with over $100 000, motor vehicles and property worth thousands of dollars.

[New Zimbabwe] Four armed robbers who have been terrorising Harare residents have been arrested over a spate of robberies in which they got away with over $100 000, motor vehicles and property worth thousands of dollars.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

AU Must Re-Engage in Burundi to Push for Inclusivity As a Way Out of Violence

[ICG] The constitutional changes, if passed, could reset the clock on term limits for President Pierre Nkurunziza — potentially giving him an additional 14 years in power — and paving the way for the dismantling of ethnic balances embedded in the 200…

[ICG] The constitutional changes, if passed, could reset the clock on term limits for President Pierre Nkurunziza -- potentially giving him an additional 14 years in power -- and paving the way for the dismantling of ethnic balances embedded in the 2000 Arusha Agreement, which brought an end to Burundi's protracted civil war.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Why Megaprojects to Deliver Houses Might Not Work

[The Conversation Africa] In 2014, the South African government announced a new direction in housing policy. The aim was to phase out smaller low cost housing projects of a few hundred units and focus exclusively on megaprojects – new settlements made …

[The Conversation Africa] In 2014, the South African government announced a new direction in housing policy. The aim was to phase out smaller low cost housing projects of a few hundred units and focus exclusively on megaprojects - new settlements made of multitudes of housing units combined with a host of social amenities.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kenya Illustrates Both the Promise As Well As the Pitfalls of Devolution

[The Conversation Africa] It is five years since Kenya shifted from centralised control to devolution in which 47 counties were given a free hand to set their development agenda. After years of tension and turf wars with central government, the transit…

[The Conversation Africa] It is five years since Kenya shifted from centralised control to devolution in which 47 counties were given a free hand to set their development agenda. After years of tension and turf wars with central government, the transition is now largely complete. The Conversation Africa's Julius Maina asked Michelle D'Arcy for a broad assessment

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

A Shock to the System – How New Teachers in Zimbabwe Learn to Do Their Jobs

[The Conversation Africa] There’s a big difference between what prospective teachers learn at university and what they find when they enter the world of work. Some scholars have called this a “reality shock”, and pointed out that it could “account for …

[The Conversation Africa] There's a big difference between what prospective teachers learn at university and what they find when they enter the world of work. Some scholars have called this a "reality shock", and pointed out that it could "account for the frustration, anxiety and self-doubt many early career teachers are thought to experience".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe