Unity Should Be Harnessed to Build a Brighter Future, Says President Kagame

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has said Rwanda’s aspirations are safe and secure now more than before even as leaders commit to bring diverse ideas together to consolidate registered gains.

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has said Rwanda's aspirations are safe and secure now more than before even as leaders commit to bring diverse ideas together to consolidate registered gains.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Brace for Zimbabwe Dollar Return – Ex- Finance Minister

[New Zimbabwe] People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader Tendai Biti has warned that President Robert Mugabe’s government will soon reintroduce the Zimbabwean dollar as the bloated government struggles with its finances.

[New Zimbabwe] People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Tendai Biti has warned that President Robert Mugabe's government will soon reintroduce the Zimbabwean dollar as the bloated government struggles with its finances.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Man Abuses Zanu-PF Name to Swindle Firms of Donations

[The Herald] A Harare man allegedly forged a Zanu-PF donation document and used it to swindle individuals and companies of an undisclosed amount of money under the guise that it was a donation to the ruling party. Edwin Shorai Musa (24) from Greendale,…

[The Herald] A Harare man allegedly forged a Zanu-PF donation document and used it to swindle individuals and companies of an undisclosed amount of money under the guise that it was a donation to the ruling party. Edwin Shorai Musa (24) from Greendale, Harare, whose business address is mentioned in the State papers as Zanu-PF Headquarters, allegedly committed the offence in connivance with three others who are still at large.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

If Nigeria Fails SDG, Africa Will Not Make It, Says Unicef

[Guardian] Akure -Country Representative of the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), Mr. Mohammed Mallick Fall, has hinged the success of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) in the Sub-Saharan Africa on the positive contributions of Nigeria.

[Guardian] Akure -Country Representative of the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), Mr. Mohammed Mallick Fall, has hinged the success of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) in the Sub-Saharan Africa on the positive contributions of Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

South African Minister Blames Zimbabweans for Crimes

[The Herald] South African Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has claimed that undocumented Zimbabwean farm workers are behind a spate of robberies, among other crimes committed in the neighbouring country, drawing rebuke and sharp criticism from the Zimba…

[The Herald] South African Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has claimed that undocumented Zimbabwean farm workers are behind a spate of robberies, among other crimes committed in the neighbouring country, drawing rebuke and sharp criticism from the Zimbabwean community. Mr Mbalula, who was responding to questions from an opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party official during the release of annual crime statistics in Parliament on Tuesday, said local farmers employing Zimbabweans who were staying in South Africa illega

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kidnap Kingpin Evans Begs Court to Quash Fresh Charges’

[Daily Trust] Alleged kidnap suspect, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike popularly known as Evans and three others yesterday begged a Lagos State High court in Igbosere to quash the fresh criminal charges preferred against them by the Lagos State government.

[Daily Trust] Alleged kidnap suspect, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike popularly known as Evans and three others yesterday begged a Lagos State High court in Igbosere to quash the fresh criminal charges preferred against them by the Lagos State government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Africa, Rising? Not So Fast…

[Monitor] Yesterday we went back to school. It was at the CEO Summit 2017 and we were receiving the keynote address by Jennie Barugh, head of DFID Uganda. The theme was ‘accelerating inclusive growth: vision 2020’. Her topic was ‘beyond the budget anal…

[Monitor] Yesterday we went back to school. It was at the CEO Summit 2017 and we were receiving the keynote address by Jennie Barugh, head of DFID Uganda. The theme was 'accelerating inclusive growth: vision 2020'. Her topic was 'beyond the budget analysis of trends and implications'.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Age Limit Fracas – Attacks On Kadaga Are Misguided

[Monitor] Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has come under passionate reproach from all quarters, so much that if you haven’t picked and hurled the nearest stone at the country’s number three, your standing in the crowded public discourse space is w…

[Monitor] Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has come under passionate reproach from all quarters, so much that if you haven't picked and hurled the nearest stone at the country's number three, your standing in the crowded public discourse space is wobbly. As I sifted through commentary, I flipped through the wisdom of Will Durant, who counselled, "Philosophy begins when one learns to doubt - particularly to doubt one's cherished beliefs, one's dogmas and one's axioms" while in Mark Twain's wisdom, "Whenever you f

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nigeria With Artificial Internal Boundaries – Football to the Rescue

[Guardian] This is the story of a young man called Babankura! He is a breath of fresh air. I am not so sure how old because when I met him he did not come with a birth certificate.

[Guardian] This is the story of a young man called Babankura! He is a breath of fresh air. I am not so sure how old because when I met him he did not come with a birth certificate.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Enuawa Is Miss Tourism International Nigeria 2017

[Guardian] A graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Ilorin, Enuanwa Blessing has emerged winners of Miss Tourism International Nigeria, 2017. She beat 35 other girls in a keenly contested pageantry to clinch the crown.

[Guardian] A graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Ilorin, Enuanwa Blessing has emerged winners of Miss Tourism International Nigeria, 2017. She beat 35 other girls in a keenly contested pageantry to clinch the crown.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria