Of Tsvangirai’s Democratisation

[The Herald] IT started with their unremarkable absence at the Independence celebrations. Then came the similarly unremarkable announcement of a pre-election deal. That’s Tsvangirai and Mujuru. We don’t know if anybody noticed their absence, because Zi…

[The Herald] IT started with their unremarkable absence at the Independence celebrations. Then came the similarly unremarkable announcement of a pre-election deal. That's Tsvangirai and Mujuru. We don't know if anybody noticed their absence, because Zimbabweans turned out in huge numbers to celebrate the day and to honour those who sacrificed their lives for such a day. Private media told us the two had urged their supporters to "boycott" the national independence celebrations because "it is not yet uhuru".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Manding Empire Set to Mark 4th Anniversary

[Daily Observer] Manding Empire, one of the music fan groups in the country is set to celebrate its 4th year anniversary on the 22nd of April at the Independence Stadium, in Bakau. The event is expected to attract a number of stars including Uganda’s m…

[Daily Observer] Manding Empire, one of the music fan groups in the country is set to celebrate its 4th year anniversary on the 22nd of April at the Independence Stadium, in Bakau. The event is expected to attract a number of stars including Uganda's music superstar- Eddy Kenzo.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Herdboy Rapes Employer’s Daughter, 11, Bribes Her With U.S.$1

[New Zimbabwe] A 19-year-old Mberengwa herdboy who raped his employer’s 11-year-old daughter on numerous occasions while giving her $1 to buy her silence has been jailed 10 years for the offences.

[New Zimbabwe] A 19-year-old Mberengwa herdboy who raped his employer's 11-year-old daughter on numerous occasions while giving her $1 to buy her silence has been jailed 10 years for the offences.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Forestry, FAO Intensify Efforts to Restore Country’s Dry Lands

[Daily Observer] The Department of Forestry and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), recently conducted a training for 10 government personnel on the use of an innovative tool to effectively and efficiently assess and moni…

[Daily Observer] The Department of Forestry and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), recently conducted a training for 10 government personnel on the use of an innovative tool to effectively and efficiently assess and monitor the country's land cover and land use.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Liberia YMCA Gets New CEO

[LINA] The Board of Directors of the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) of Liberia has appointed E. Timotheus Kamaboakai as the new National General Secretary/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the association.

[LINA] The Board of Directors of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) of Liberia has appointed E. Timotheus Kamaboakai as the new National General Secretary/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the association.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Goat Theft Suspect Killed in Mob Justice Incident

[Nyasa Times] An angry mob in the early hours of Wednesday morning killed an unknown man suspected of stealing goats at Chisikwa village near Nsundwe Trading Centre in Lilongwe.

[Nyasa Times] An angry mob in the early hours of Wednesday morning killed an unknown man suspected of stealing goats at Chisikwa village near Nsundwe Trading Centre in Lilongwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Pres. Sirleaf, WFP Regional Boss Discuss Zero Hunger, School Meals

[LINA] The Liberian leader, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and WFP’s Regional Director for West and Central Africa, Mr. Abdou Dieng, have reaffirmed support for the ongoing government-led zero hunger strategic review exercise.

[LINA] The Liberian leader, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and WFP's Regional Director for West and Central Africa, Mr. Abdou Dieng, have reaffirmed support for the ongoing government-led zero hunger strategic review exercise.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Russian Tourist Appears to Have Drowned Near Seychelles’ Curieuse Island, Police Say

[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles Police say it appears that a 58-year-old Russian tourist drowned. The man’s body was found floating near Curieuse island on Thursday afternoon.

[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles Police say it appears that a 58-year-old Russian tourist drowned. The man's body was found floating near Curieuse island on Thursday afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles