‘Queen of Katwe’ Wins Chess Title for University

[East African] Phiona Mutesi’s incredible journey from an impoverished Kampala slum in Uganda, to becoming a world-class chess player was captured in the book and movie Queen of Katwe. Now she has added another accolade by leading her university to a c…

[East African] Phiona Mutesi's incredible journey from an impoverished Kampala slum in Uganda, to becoming a world-class chess player was captured in the book and movie Queen of Katwe. Now she has added another accolade by leading her university to a chess championship title.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Bebe Cool Explains His List

[Observer] On January 2, Bebe Cool posted a list on Facebook that has been a talking point in the music industry, drawing mixed reactions from fellow musicians and music fans alike.

[Observer] On January 2, Bebe Cool posted a list on Facebook that has been a talking point in the music industry, drawing mixed reactions from fellow musicians and music fans alike.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Chinamasa Threatens to Divert Civil Servants’ Wages Towards Devolution

[New Zimbabwe] Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has admitted messing up on devolution but pledged, tongue in cheek, to donate civil servants’ salaries towards funding the programme.

[New Zimbabwe] Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has admitted messing up on devolution but pledged, tongue in cheek, to donate civil servants' salaries towards funding the programme.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Dump Mugabe Regalia – Zanu PF Official

[New Zimbabwe] Zanu PF supporters have been ordered to immediately stop wearing party regalia displaying the face of deposed former President Robert Mugabe and wait for new attire emblazoned with a picture of their new leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa.

[New Zimbabwe] Zanu PF supporters have been ordered to immediately stop wearing party regalia displaying the face of deposed former President Robert Mugabe and wait for new attire emblazoned with a picture of their new leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kasukuwere Begging ED for Forgiveness, Claims Zanu-PF Official

[New Zimbabwe] Exiled former Zanu PF national commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere, is begging President Emmerson Mnangagwa to be allowed back into the country, a Zanu PF official has claimed.

[New Zimbabwe] Exiled former Zanu PF national commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere, is begging President Emmerson Mnangagwa to be allowed back into the country, a Zanu PF official has claimed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Leleti Khumalo Switches From Uzalo to E.TV’s New Imbewu

[News24Wire] Actress Leleti Khumalo is jumping from one KwaZulu/Natal drama series to another and adding an executive producer title as she switches from the SABC’s Uzalo to e.tv’s new Imbewu: The Seed starting in April.

[News24Wire] Actress Leleti Khumalo is jumping from one KwaZulu/Natal drama series to another and adding an executive producer title as she switches from the SABC's Uzalo to e.tv's new Imbewu: The Seed starting in April.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Check Out Ameri-Kenyan ‘Tout’ Justo’s New Swahili Single

[Nairobi News] After wowing Kenyans with a viral video of him shouting mbao mbao! at a train station in Oregon, United States, Justin Bradford aka Justo has yet again surprised his fans, but this time with a new single.

[Nairobi News] After wowing Kenyans with a viral video of him shouting mbao mbao! at a train station in Oregon, United States, Justin Bradford aka Justo has yet again surprised his fans, but this time with a new single.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Radio Journalist in Need of Sh12m for Urgent Treatment Abroad

[Nairobi News] A journalist working for a local radio station has appealed to well-wishers and friends to help him raise Sh12million required for urgent treatment of acute Leukemia in South Africa.

[Nairobi News] A journalist working for a local radio station has appealed to well-wishers and friends to help him raise Sh12million required for urgent treatment of acute Leukemia in South Africa.

Mujuru Says Mugabe Exploited Colleagues’ Illiteracy to Own Advantage and Zim’s Doom

[New Zimbabwe] Joice Mujuru has spoken on how ousted former president Robert Mugabe exploited liberation war colleagues’ illiteracy to both his own advantage and eventually Zimbabwe’s doom.

[New Zimbabwe] Joice Mujuru has spoken on how ousted former president Robert Mugabe exploited liberation war colleagues' illiteracy to both his own advantage and eventually Zimbabwe's doom.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe