Gukurahundi Not Mere ‘Disturbances’, but Genocide

[263Chat] It was not only shocking, but bewildering, to read – in a recent edition of the state-run The Herald newspaper – that Zimbabwe Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko recklessly referred to the Gukurahundi massacres of the 1980s as ‘disturbances’.

[263Chat] It was not only shocking, but bewildering, to read - in a recent edition of the state-run The Herald newspaper - that Zimbabwe Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko recklessly referred to the Gukurahundi massacres of the 1980s as 'disturbances'.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

All NGO Projects to Go Through District Council’s Office in Dowa

[Malawi News Agency] The Dowa District Council has issued a communiqué to the District executive council committee (DEC) that from the next meeting, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) wishing to introduce new projects will go through the District Commissioner (DC) and management before the committee.

[Malawi News Agency] The Dowa District Council has issued a communiqué to the District executive council committee (DEC) that from the next meeting, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) wishing to introduce new projects will go through the District Commissioner (DC) and management before the committee.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Suspected Boko Haram Attack Kills 10 Soldiers

[Al Jazeera] At least 10 military personnel have been killed after gunmen who are believed to be part of the Boko Haram armed group ambushed an oil exploration convoy in northeast Nigeria, officials said.

[Al Jazeera] At least 10 military personnel have been killed after gunmen who are believed to be part of the Boko Haram armed group ambushed an oil exploration convoy in northeast Nigeria, officials said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Politician-Cum-Evangelist Daza Back in Frontline Politics

[Nyasa Times] A new hope for change, that is the message from politician-cum-evangelist Chris Daza as he introduced his newly formed political party called Democratic People’s Congress, shortened as ‘DePeCo’ at a rally in Mchinji.

[Nyasa Times] A new hope for change, that is the message from politician-cum-evangelist Chris Daza as he introduced his newly formed political party called Democratic People's Congress, shortened as 'DePeCo' at a rally in Mchinji.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

2017 General Election Results – The Process

[Nation] The electoral commission has defended its decision to scrap periodic announcements of presidential election results at the Bomas of Kenya, the national tallying centre.

[Nation] The electoral commission has defended its decision to scrap periodic announcements of presidential election results at the Bomas of Kenya, the national tallying centre.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

It’s World Champs Gold and Bronze for Chad and Cameron

[Sascoc] Olympians Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh bagged South Africa’s first two medals at the 2017 Fina World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, on Wednesday evening.

[Sascoc] Olympians Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh bagged South Africa's first two medals at the 2017 Fina World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, on Wednesday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ruling Party Violence Could Cause Civil War – Opposition

[New Zimbabwe] In the face of increased politically motivated violence ahead of the 2018 elections, the MDC-T has warned Zanu PF to allow other parties to campaign freely as failure to do so might trigger a civil war.

[New Zimbabwe] In the face of increased politically motivated violence ahead of the 2018 elections, the MDC-T has warned Zanu PF to allow other parties to campaign freely as failure to do so might trigger a civil war.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Mugabe Unhappy With Ministers Who Boycott Parliament Sessions’

[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe is reportedly unhappy with his cabinet ministers who continue to boycott Parliament’s question and answer sessions by backbenchers every Wednesday.

[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe is reportedly unhappy with his cabinet ministers who continue to boycott Parliament's question and answer sessions by backbenchers every Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigerian Lawmakers Demand Identities of Patience Jonathan’s Property Whistle-Blower

[Premium Times] The House of Representatives has asked the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency for identities of informants whose tip-off led to raid on former first lady, Patience Jonathan’s property.

[Premium Times] The House of Representatives has asked the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency for identities of informants whose tip-off led to raid on former first lady, Patience Jonathan's property.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria