Trevor Noah Reaching the Pinnacle of Success

[Zimbabwe Independent] When South African stand up comedian Trevor took over John Stewart’s gig on American television’s the Daily Show, it was really the beginning of an improbable journey for the young Mzansi creative. But the odds were highly staked…

[Zimbabwe Independent] When South African stand up comedian Trevor took over John Stewart's gig on American television's the Daily Show, it was really the beginning of an improbable journey for the young Mzansi creative. But the odds were highly staked against an African outsider to succeed as anchor on a popular television property such as the Daily Show

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Sinks Into Deep Fiscal Crisis

[Zimbabwe Independent] THE annual budget review presented by Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa last week has not only exposed government’s indiscipline in spending beyond its means, but also the lack of solutions in solving the deepening economic crisis.

[Zimbabwe Independent] THE annual budget review presented by Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa last week has not only exposed government's indiscipline in spending beyond its means, but also the lack of solutions in solving the deepening economic crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Justice Delivery in Zim – We Need a New Culture

[Zimbabwe Independent] This is the second and final instalment in which the writer comments on the practice of striking off matters from the court roll on account of procedural technicalities. This was a speech he delivered during winter school for law…

[Zimbabwe Independent] This is the second and final instalment in which the writer comments on the practice of striking off matters from the court roll on account of procedural technicalities. This was a speech he delivered during winter school for lawyers on July 17.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Wabantu and the Rise of Celebrity Culture of Fame

[Zimbabwe Independent] What is intriguing is that her act is not mind-blowing for its artistry. She merely lifts her leg in a Michael Jackson-like motion. She squats and stands and shakes her derriere. All the time, you know that she is not wearing any…

[Zimbabwe Independent] What is intriguing is that her act is not mind-blowing for its artistry. She merely lifts her leg in a Michael Jackson-like motion. She squats and stands and shakes her derriere. All the time, you know that she is not wearing any under clothes because she already told you. Talk about the power of suggestion. The imagination is a wilderness of its own.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Another ANC Lawmaker Breaks Ranks With Party On Zuma Vote

[East African] Another ruling African National Congress (ANC) Member of Parliament, Mondli Gungubele, has broken ranks with the party on its position to vote in favour of President Jacob Zuma next month.

[East African] Another ruling African National Congress (ANC) Member of Parliament, Mondli Gungubele, has broken ranks with the party on its position to vote in favour of President Jacob Zuma next month.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Orders Military Chiefs to Relocate to Troubled Northeast

[East African] Nigeria has ordered its military chiefs to relocate to Maiduguri in the northeast following a deadly ambush on an oil exploration team in which more than 50 people were killed by Boko Haram earlier this week.

[East African] Nigeria has ordered its military chiefs to relocate to Maiduguri in the northeast following a deadly ambush on an oil exploration team in which more than 50 people were killed by Boko Haram earlier this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Man Dumps Wife for a 12 Year-Old Girl

[New Zimbabwe] Marondera -A 25 year-old man from Mahusekwa area has appeared in court facing rape charges after he dumped his wife and fled to Chiredzi with a 12 year-old girl.

[New Zimbabwe] Marondera -A 25 year-old man from Mahusekwa area has appeared in court facing rape charges after he dumped his wife and fled to Chiredzi with a 12 year-old girl.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe