Prosthetic Legs Beneficiaries Learn to Walk Again

[The Herald] Yeukai Mazhawidza (31) of Hillside in Harare is a mother of one who became physically impaired in 2009. As she raced home after work as usual, unaware of the evil that lurked in their neighbourhood on the fateful night, Mazhawidza suddenly…

[The Herald] Yeukai Mazhawidza (31) of Hillside in Harare is a mother of one who became physically impaired in 2009. As she raced home after work as usual, unaware of the evil that lurked in their neighbourhood on the fateful night, Mazhawidza suddenly came face to face with an armed man who severely attacked her leaving her for dead.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mugabe’s Party Seeks to Raise U.S.$8 Million for Special Congress

[The Herald] Zanu-PF yesterday launched a massive resource mobilisation campaign to raise $8 million for its Extraordinary National People’s Congress slated for December. A major highlight of the extraordinary congress is the reaffirmation of President…

[The Herald] Zanu-PF yesterday launched a massive resource mobilisation campaign to raise $8 million for its Extraordinary National People's Congress slated for December. A major highlight of the extraordinary congress is the reaffirmation of President Mugabe as the party's candidate for next year's harmonised elections and to rally party structures on the importance of winning the polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Albinos Still Face Tests Despite Protection Efforts

[Citizen] Magu -Over 100 residents including security officers and legislators at Ihushi Village in Magu Rural last week raised concerns over challenges facing the People Living with Albinism (PLW).

[Citizen] Magu -Over 100 residents including security officers and legislators at Ihushi Village in Magu Rural last week raised concerns over challenges facing the People Living with Albinism (PLW).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

EAC Needs $1.3bn for Regional Projects

[Citizen] Arusha -With huge budget deficits due to declining support from the development partners, the East African Community (EAC) needs an estimated $1.28 billion to implement its fifth development strategy.

[Citizen] Arusha -With huge budget deficits due to declining support from the development partners, the East African Community (EAC) needs an estimated $1.28 billion to implement its fifth development strategy.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Farmers Urge Cashwenut Board to Open Agro-Input Shops

[Citizen] Ruangwa -The leadership of the Cashewnut Board of Tanzania (CBT) has been asked to expand its scope of services including opening shops for selling agro-inputs in a move aimed at empowering farmers to acquire insecticides for spraying their c…

[Citizen] Ruangwa -The leadership of the Cashewnut Board of Tanzania (CBT) has been asked to expand its scope of services including opening shops for selling agro-inputs in a move aimed at empowering farmers to acquire insecticides for spraying their cashew trees on time.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Another MP From Coalition ‘Amizero Y’abarundi’ Beaten

[Iwacu] Dorothée Hatungimana, a Member of Parliament from the coalition “Amizero y’Abarundi” has been seriously beaten when she was coming from Kimati hill in Rutana commune of Rutana province, this 21 October, to pay a visit to her relative. “I suddenly met the Rutana administrator accompanied by around 15 Imbonerakure youth members of the ruling party, when they arrested me, handled me roughly and damaged my vehicle seriously”, she says.

[Iwacu] Dorothée Hatungimana, a Member of Parliament from the coalition "Amizero y'Abarundi" has been seriously beaten when she was coming from Kimati hill in Rutana commune of Rutana province, this 21 October, to pay a visit to her relative. "I suddenly met the Rutana administrator accompanied by around 15 Imbonerakure youth members of the ruling party, when they arrested me, handled me roughly and damaged my vehicle seriously", she says.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Politics, Not Human Rights, Behind HRW Agenda in Rwanda

[New Times] It seems Human Rights Watch (HRW) and its Executive Director for life, Ken Roth, can never be at ease unless they have some nasty thing to say about Rwanda and its leadership. If need be, which has been the case for over two decades now, th…

[New Times] It seems Human Rights Watch (HRW) and its Executive Director for life, Ken Roth, can never be at ease unless they have some nasty thing to say about Rwanda and its leadership. If need be, which has been the case for over two decades now, they will invent that nastiness and pass it off as truth about Rwanda.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Govt Says Demolition Targets People Who Have Built On Other People’s Plots

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Ministry of Land, Housing and Human Settlements Development on Monday, October 23, issued a clarification refuting reports of massive demolition.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Ministry of Land, Housing and Human Settlements Development on Monday, October 23, issued a clarification refuting reports of massive demolition.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania