Command Agriculture, Command Economy – a Silent Coup Brewing

[Zimbabwe Standard] Vice-President Emerson Mnangagwa recently announced intentions to expand the command agriculture scheme into “command mining”, “command health” and even “command education”.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Vice-President Emerson Mnangagwa recently announced intentions to expand the command agriculture scheme into "command mining", "command health" and even "command education".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tuareg Factions to Boycott Mali Peace Conference

[Al Jazeera] Mali’s main Tuareg factions say they will boycott talks with the government next week on implementing a 2015 peace agreement, dimming hopes of attaining peace in the West African country.

[Al Jazeera] Mali's main Tuareg factions say they will boycott talks with the government next week on implementing a 2015 peace agreement, dimming hopes of attaining peace in the West African country.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Kamwina Nsapu Militia Kill 40 Policemen in DR Congo

[Al Jazeera] Rebel fighters have killed at least 40 policemen in the central Democratic Republic of Congo, in one of the deadliest attacks on security forces since a violent uprising began late last year.

[Al Jazeera] Rebel fighters have killed at least 40 policemen in the central Democratic Republic of Congo, in one of the deadliest attacks on security forces since a violent uprising began late last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Scores of Policemen Decapitated in DRC

[Deutsche Welle] Forty-two police officers have been decapitated by a Congolese militia group after the officers’ vehicles were ambushed. The country’s Kasai region has seen seven months of severe violence amid local power struggles.

[Deutsche Welle] Forty-two police officers have been decapitated by a Congolese militia group after the officers' vehicles were ambushed. The country's Kasai region has seen seven months of severe violence amid local power struggles.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Social Grants – Busting the Myth About Financial Inclusion

[The Conversation Africa] “Financial inclusion” has hit the headlines in South Africa in the wake of a scandal over the distribution of social grants. Mounting evidence suggests the controversial company at the centre of the storm, Cash Paymaster Servi…

[The Conversation Africa] "Financial inclusion" has hit the headlines in South Africa in the wake of a scandal over the distribution of social grants. Mounting evidence suggests the controversial company at the centre of the storm, Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) and its ancillary firms, targeting grantees to "cross sell" other financial products.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

U.S. University Confers Honorary Doctorate On Prophet Bushiri – Report

[Nyasa Times] Therapon University in the US has conferred an honorary degree on Prophet Shepherd Bushiri, leader and founder of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG).

[Nyasa Times] Therapon University in the US has conferred an honorary degree on Prophet Shepherd Bushiri, leader and founder of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG).

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Govt Touts Regional Rain Water Harvesting

[Daily News] THE government has directed regional authorities countrywide to initiate a special campaign that will sensitise the community to harvest rain water and address shortages of the precious liquid.

[Daily News] THE government has directed regional authorities countrywide to initiate a special campaign that will sensitise the community to harvest rain water and address shortages of the precious liquid.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Senegalese President Lauds Buhari’s Intervention in Gambia

[Daily Trust] President Macky Sall of Senegal has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for his intervention in The Gambian impasse that led to the restoration of democracy in the West African country.

[Daily Trust] President Macky Sall of Senegal has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for his intervention in The Gambian impasse that led to the restoration of democracy in the West African country.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal