Continue Business as Usual, Cross Border Traders Told

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Cross Border Traders Association has urged its members to continue with their business as usual, as the country remains peaceful and calm in light of the political events that are taking place. The association’s president Dr K…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Cross Border Traders Association has urged its members to continue with their business as usual, as the country remains peaceful and calm in light of the political events that are taking place. The association's president Dr Killer Zivhu said they were being inundated with calls from their members, both in Zimbabwe and outside the borders, inquiring if they were safe to trade.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Fishermen Demand Five-Month Ban Over Dwindling Species

[Monitor] Mukono -Fishermen on various landing sites in Mukono District under their umbrella body, Association of Fishers and Lake Users of Uganda (AFALU), have asked government to impose a five-month fishing ban to save the dwindling Nile perch and ot…

[Monitor] Mukono -Fishermen on various landing sites in Mukono District under their umbrella body, Association of Fishers and Lake Users of Uganda (AFALU), have asked government to impose a five-month fishing ban to save the dwindling Nile perch and other fish species in Lake Victoria.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Parole Decision on Killer of Communist Party’s Hani To Be Announced

[News24Wire] Justice Minister Michael Masutha will on Friday announce his decision on whether or not Chris Hani’s killer Janusz Walus will be released on parole.

[News24Wire] Justice Minister Michael Masutha will on Friday announce his decision on whether or not Chris Hani's killer Janusz Walus will be released on parole.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

We Have Made Progress – Army

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Defence Forces say significant progress has been made in their operation to weed out criminals around President Mugabe adding that they had accounted for some of the criminals in order to bring them to justice though others we…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Defence Forces say significant progress has been made in their operation to weed out criminals around President Mugabe adding that they had accounted for some of the criminals in order to bring them to justice though others were still at large. No names were given. The criminals, the ZDF said in a statement this morning, were committing crimes that were causing social and economic suffering in Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigerian Sand Mining Company Boss Drowns in Entebbe Trench

[Monitor] Residents of Nkumba, Bwaise in Katabi Town council were left in shock after one of their colleagues, Jessie Kiddi, a Nigerian national and manager of Porch mining company fell and drowned into a mining trench.

[Monitor] Residents of Nkumba, Bwaise in Katabi Town council were left in shock after one of their colleagues, Jessie Kiddi, a Nigerian national and manager of Porch mining company fell and drowned into a mining trench.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Rita Paulsen – From Bss to Television Show

[Citizen] Rita Paulsen made history when she came up with a talent search show Bongo Star Search, one that has shaped many music careers in the country, She has since moved on to another self titled TV show that airs on Azam TV weekly. This week the be…

[Citizen] Rita Paulsen made history when she came up with a talent search show Bongo Star Search, one that has shaped many music careers in the country, She has since moved on to another self titled TV show that airs on Azam TV weekly. This week the beat caught up with her for a chat.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Police Fire Teargas, Bullets to Disperse Striking Ndorwa Muslim S.S. Students

[Monitor] Police have used live bullets and teargas to quell down a violent strike by students at Ndorwa Muslim Secondary School in Southern Division in Kabale Municipality. Students rampaged on Wednesday afternoon and started pelting their teachers wi…

[Monitor] Police have used live bullets and teargas to quell down a violent strike by students at Ndorwa Muslim Secondary School in Southern Division in Kabale Municipality. Students rampaged on Wednesday afternoon and started pelting their teachers with stones and destroyed windowpanes in several classrooms.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda