October 11, 2010

Weekly Southern African Report 
From Jan Lamprecht 
Southern Africa in Crisis 
Sunday, 10th October 2010 

From 1994-Present over 3,000 Farmers have been murdered in S.Africa. 
Many thousands of their farm workers have also been murdered too. 

Nigeria: This Worrisome Insecurity in Abia
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Davidson IriekpenFor those who did not understand how deplorable the security situation in Abia State had become, the killings of six telecommunications maintenance workers in Aba in one fell swoop (By News Poster)...
Kenya: Biotechnology And Dispossessions
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Khadija SharifeKenya's agriculture has a history of producing for lucrative exports while the government upholds the marginalisation of dispossessed groups and reports of famines, writes Khadija Sh (By News Poster)...
Africa: Unclean Development Mechanism
Friday 08-Oct-2010: 'The funding of climate change adaptation and mitigation-oriented programmes in Africa has opened up new forms of resource imperialism, extractive investment and land grabbing opportunities, in partic (By News Poster)...
My Trip to America: It just gets better and wilder... One of the best kept secrets in Oregon....
Friday 08-Oct-2010: This is now my 4th day in America. And what another stunning day I have had. I have dashed to a museum that is one of the best kept secrets in Oregon. It is the Evergreen museum... and Evergreen is on (By Jan)...
"Zimbabwe Today" by Robb WJ Ellis (07-10-2010)
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: Howzit Last evening on Sky News, I watched an article they did on the impending deportation - voluntarily or not - of Gamu Nhengu and her family from the UK. This morning I was quite surprised at t (By The BeardedMan)...
Zimbabwe: Who Will Police the Police?
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Roselyne SachitiHarare - Who will police the police? The answer to this cliché has always been elusive. Vice has taken root within the police force with unscrupulous elements hounding the ve (By News Poster)...
Sanctions - SADC Barks Up the Wrong Tree
Saturday 09-Oct-2010: By Brian ChitembaIt's like a dog barking up the wrong tree. That's how critics have described the Southern African Development Community (Sadc)'s decision to set up a presidential team to lobby the We (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Tsvangirai Slams Mugabe Power Grab
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Faith ZabaHarare - President Robert Mugabe has grabbed virtually all executive powers from Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai after unilaterally appointing provincial governors, endangering the survi (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Former Niger Delta Militants Condemn Abuja Bombings
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Dayo Benson, Innocent Anaba, Jimitota Onoyume and Daniel IdonorAbuja - FORMER commanders of the Movement for Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, yesterday, said they would visit the site of last (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Bombers Targeted Aso Rock, National Assembly
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Kingsley NwezehAbuja - The Director-General of General Ibrahim Babangida Campaign Organisation and media mogul, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, has been arrested by the State Security Service (SSS) in conne (By News Poster)...
Ex-militant leaders visit bomb blast site
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Dayo Benson, Innocent Anaba, Jimitota Onoyume And Daniel IdonorAbuja - FORMER commanders of the Movement for Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, yesterday, said they would visit the site of last (By News Poster)...
Keynote Address By Minister Buyelwa Sonjica, MP, South African Minister Of Water And Environmental Affairs
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: The keynote address by Minister Buyelwa Sonjica, MP, South African Minister Of Water And Environmental Affairs at the minister's rhino summit on 5-6 October 2010 at the Reserve Bank Conference Centre, (By News Poster)...
My Trip to the USA - Starting to see things.... serious issues arising... Obama is like Hitler
Friday 08-Oct-2010: Just some quick notes. Today was another tiring day. I am sleeping a little bit more each night simply because we are slowing down the pace. My host was already completely wiped out by the end of y (By Jan)...
Africa: Fresh Approach Needed to Quell Terrorism Threat
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: Bamako - More joint intelligence-gathering, a crackdown on organized crime and a coordinated approach to kidnapping demands are needed to tackle Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb's (AQIM) growing power, (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Jonathan's Oil Deplomacy With China
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Nduka UzuakpunduIt's interestingly new and constructive with an eye to making history fuel scarcity at the municipal level, and strengthening Sino-Nigeria ties. The ambitious plan by the Chinese go (By News Poster)...
ISHMAEL KAUZANI�S ARREST AND WHY WE HAD A CONFLICT IN ZIMBABWE YOUTH WING
Friday 08-Oct-2010: Early this year l was appointed Secretary General of the Zimbabwe Youth Wing. Friction started when the president Ishmael Kauzani started to appoint members without approval of the organization�s M (By Collen Makumbirofa)...
Nigeria: Bomb Blast - Before Campbell's Prophecy Comes to Pass
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Shuaib ShuaibIn his book "Nigeria: Dancing On the Brink" former US ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell said: "The 2011 elections in Nigeria, scheduled for January 22, pose a threat to the stabilit (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Is Mend a Terrorist Organization?
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Sanusi AbubakarJust who is a terrorist? The question remains without a clear cut answer. And after the recent bomb blasts in Abuja, on the day we were celebrating our 50th anniversary as an indepen (By News Poster)...
Uganda: FBI, Police Yet to Link Kenyans to Kampala Blasts
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Julius BarigabaNairobi - Investigations into the July 11 bomb blasts that killed 79 people in Kampala have taken a new turn as US counter-terrorism operatives who were co-opted into the process eff (By News Poster)...
My Trip to America: My final notes on the plane before landing....
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: Here is a quick note on my progress. My biggest problem at the moment is that I forgot to pack the nice SA-to-US adapters that I bought in Johannesburg. Then when I tried to buy such adapters at the a (By Jan)...
Mauritius: Grabbing the Bull by the Tail - Mauritius and piracy
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Iqbal Ahmed KhanPort Louis - The second ministerial conference on piracy, which Mauritius is hosting, started yesterday. As representatives from regional governments are busy trying to hammer out a (By News Poster)...
Namibia: Sectoral Look at Employment Creation
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Catherine SasmanWindhoek - At the Employment Creation Summit last week, there was a call for urgent and deliberate efforts to create sustainable high-quality jobs for the majority of Namibians, whi (By News Poster)...
"Zimbabwe Today" by Robb WJ Ellis (08-10-2010)
Friday 08-Oct-2010: Howzit Foreign currency mid-rates updated... -o00o- This is probably the biggest news story in Zimbabwe since the MDC trounced ZANU PF at the March 2008 parliamentary elections. And we als (By The BeardedMan)...
Congo-Kinshasa: Trial Highlights Plight of Child Soldiers
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Wairagala WakabiIrrespective of how Thomas Lubanga's trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) concludes, it has indisputably helped to catapult into the global limelight the phenomenon and p (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: 'Major Security Changes Imminent This Week'
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Iyobosa UwugiarenAbuja - President Goodluck Jonathan is expected to carry out sweeping changes within the security intelligence units in response to the bomb blasts that claimed 16 innocent souls a (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Nobody Can Hold the Country to Ransom - Jonathan
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Iyobosa UwugiarenAbuja - President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday warned that if the aim of those who carried out bomb attacks that killed 16 persons in Abuja on Friday was to create a sense of insecu (By News Poster)...
My Trip to America: Jan Lamprecht's first post from Portland
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: A quick note to say that it is my first day in America. I am spending my first night in Portland. I am sitting in the loft of Captain Joseph Smith's house!! This is his guest room and it is quaint. (By Jan)...
Africa: Sixteen Local Banks in Africa's Top 100
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Stan Okenwa And Comfort EkelemeLagos - THE reform exercise in Nigeria's banking industry is after all not a ruse, as 16 Nigerian banks have made the top 100 in Africa, according to the latest ranki (By News Poster)...
Africa: Al-Shabaab Terrorists Lose More Key Sites
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Herbert Ssempogo and Anne MugisaKampala - THE al-Shabaab, an outfit infamous for terror in Somalia, has lost more strategic positions and areas to the transitional government forces backed by the U (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Agrarian Reform Major Driver of Economic Growth
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Garikai ChenguHarare - Finance Minister Tendai Biti has said Zimbabwe's economy is set to grow at over 8 percent.Largely thanks to a surge in agricultural production from beneficiaries of the Land (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: At the Mercy of Gangsters
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Jerry UwahCaleb Igbinehin knew he was a tempting target for kidnappers in Edo State as the men of the underworld zeroed in on medical practitioners. Igbinehin is an accomplished consultant physicia (By News Poster)...
Africa: Slow Implementation of Farming Policies Fuels Hunger
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Steve MbogoClive Tasker, the CEO of Standard Bank, has taken the road less travelled in Africa's banking sector. He is betting big on financing small-scale farmers.With a presence in 19 countries i (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: IBB - It's Idiotic to Link Me With Bombings -Senate Decries Politicisation
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Kunle Akogun Andrews Jaiyeola And Aisha WakasoLagos/Minna - Former military president, General Ibrahim Baba-ngida, has said those linking him with the October 1st bombings in Abuja are 'idiotic'."I (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Jonathan Needs to Allay Fears of Ordinary Citizens - Civil Society Leader
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Cindy ShinerFather Matthew Hassan Kukah is one of Nigeria's most respected leaders of civil society, having worked consistently to bring together the country's religious, regional and ethnic groups (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Terrorism - South Africa Wants Evidence Against Okah
Monday 04-Oct-2010: Lagos - Leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Mr. Henry Okah who was re-arrested on Saturday by South African authorities after Nigerian government expressed its disma (By News Poster)...
Africa: Who Watches the Eco Watchers?
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Khadija SharifeWith raised consumer awareness about green issues, forestry companies have scrambled to acquire environmental certification. But as Khadija Sharife investigates, the credentials of t (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Blasts - Police Name Suspects, Arrest One
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Kunle Akogun, Chuks Okocha And Onyebuchi EzigboAbuja - The Nigeria Police yesterday named two suspects in the Independence Day bomb blasts as fresh details emerged on how the security agencies trie (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Jonathan Asked Me to Implicate His Opponents - Okah
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Achilleus-Chud Uchegbu And Tony AilemenAbuja - Leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Henry Okah, currently being held in South Africa, yesterday said President Good (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Abuja Bomb Blasts - Police Declare Two Wanted - Jonathan: Sponsors Live Abroad
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Misbahu Bashir & Mohammed S. ShehuThe police yesterday declared two men, Chima Orlu and Ben Jessy, wanted in connection with last Friday's twin bomb blasts in Abuja that killed ten people and injur (By News Poster)...
My Trip to America: I will appear on 2 Radio shows...
Saturday 09-Oct-2010: Just a note. I will be appearing on Jeff Rense's show and on Barbara Simpson's show this month before I leave America. Dates will be announced. (By Jan)...
Africa: UNDP Administrator's Remarks At Inaugural Meeting of HIV Global Commission
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: Talking Points by Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator on the Occasion of the Inaugural Meeting of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law on Wednesday, 6 October 2010, via videoconference from New York t (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Bomb Blasts - Country Has Come of Age
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Babayola M. ToungoNigeria has really come of age - with the spate of kidnappings, including that of primary school children four days to the N10billion carnival, in the run up to the 50th independe (By News Poster)...
East Africa: July Bombing Fall-Out Exposes Flaws in War on Terror
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Nicholas YoungThe dangers of turning Africa into a front in the War on Terror- -much as it was a front in two World Wars and a Cold War that were not of its making- -have been starkly revealed in U (By News Poster)...
East Africa: Region Moves Towards Cleaner Power
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Miriam MannakCape Town - Various countries in East Africa are making gradual progress in moving from a solely carbon-based electricity network to a cleaner power grid."We are not there yet, but cou (By News Poster)...
Central Africa: Deliver Justice to All Congo's Victims
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Suliman Baldo and David TolbertKinshasa - Last week, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights released a crucial report that describes the atrocities committed in the Democratic Republ (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Compulsory HIV Testing the Way to Go
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Tandayi MotsiHarare - PRESIDENT Mugabe might have stirred a hornets' nest when he recently suggested that one of the effective ways of dealing with the HIV and Aids pandemic is to enforce compulsor (By News Poster)...
Africa: Big Continent And Tiny Technology - Nanotechnology
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Kathy Jo WetterThe August 2010 issue of NANO Magazine, highlighting nanoscale research expected to have a positive impact on the developing world, included articles focused on energy generation, di (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Okah Arraigned in S/Africa
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: Lagos - Leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Mr. Henry Okah, who was arrested last Saturday on the prompting of the federal government over 50th anniversary bomb blas (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Family Rebuffs Mugabe on Mabhena's National Hero Status
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Brian ChitembaNational hero Welshman Mabhena's family yesterday rejected the honour of having the former PF-Zapu secretary-general buried at the national shrine, accusing President Robert Mugabe of (By News Poster)...
Malawi: Zim Student's Murder Case Sucks in Immigration Staff
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: Harare - Some Malawian police officers and Immigration Department officials are being investigated over their alleged involvement in the murder of a Zimbabwean woman whose body was found buried in a b (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Borno ANPP Chairman Killed in Suspected Boko Haram Attack
Saturday 09-Oct-2010: By Michael OlugbodeMaiduguri - The resurgence of attack by gun-wielding members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect on Wednesday in Maiduguri, Borno State recorded a major casualty: immediate past chairman (By News Poster)...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SECURITY GUARD MURDERED, ZANU PF VIOLENCE ON RISE IN ZIMBABWE
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: Harare, Zimbabwe � September 22, 2010- Political violence being orchestrated by ZANU PF is on increase in many parts of the country. Supporters of the MDC and other citizens who refuse to attend ZANU (By Collen Makumbirofa)...
Uganda: How Diabetes Will Wreck the Economy
Sunday 10-Oct-2010: By Conan BusingeKampala - DIABETES, like several other chronic diseases, is likely to cripple Uganda and the rest of sub-Saharan Africa's economy in the next few years, according to this year's global (By News Poster)...
Africa: Continent Needs to Energize Anti-Terrorism Plans
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Frank van Rooyen and Andrew GlendinningTerrorism is notoriously difficult to define, because of the cyclical argument of ‘one person’s terrorist is another’s freedom fighter’ (By News Poster)...
South Africa: No Good Reason to Protect Rwandan Fugitive
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Alan WallisJohannesburg - SPAIN wants him. Rwanda wants him. Given his questionable asylum status, SA seems to want him too. And let's not forget there is also someone who wants him dead. Rwandan f (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Farmers Take Biti, Chihuri to Supreme Court
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: Commercial farmers want the Supreme Court to look into their claims of being racially victimised by the government in the on-going illegal farm evictions. They are also demanding compensation for the (By News Poster)...
Liberia: Exclusive Interview with Superintendent Milton Teahjay
Friday 08-Oct-2010: President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf recently gave a mandate to Sinoe County’s superintendent Milton Teahjay for the clearing of the Sarpo National Park of illegal miners and poachers. In response, t (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Terrorists Can't Set Our Agenda - Buhari
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Ali Alkali, George Agba and Samuel AruwanAbuja and Kaduna - Former Head of State and Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) presidential aspirant, General Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said the governm (By News Poster)...
Second Uis Couple Attacker Arrested
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Adam HartmanThe second attacker of an elderly couple at Uis on Sunday was arrested at a house in Swakopmund on Wednesday night.According to the Erongo Police chief, Commissioner Festus Shilongo, th (By News Poster)...
Mozambique: Dhlakama Lies About the Peace Agreement
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Paul FauvetAfonso Dhlakama, leader of Mozambique's main opposition party, the former rebel movement Renamo, has blamed the ruling Frelimo Party for the failure to create a 30,000 strong Mozambican (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Babangida Aide Arrested Over Bomb Blasts
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Suleiman M. Bisalla, Mohammed Shehu and Usman BelloAbuja - Shrapnel from last Friday's twin bomb blasts in Abuja hit the political scene hard yesterday when the Director General of the IBB 2011 Pre (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Failures to Complete Treatment Worsen TB Scourge
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: Harare - Government is concerned by the increasing cases of tuberculosis patients who are defaulting on treatment saying this will result in deadly multiple drug resistant tuberculosis.The increasing (By News Poster)...
Namibia: Trade With China Grows
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Chrispin InambaoWindhoek - There has been tremendous growth in country-to-country trade between Namibia and China.In 2009, trade between the two countries reached US$600 million compared to the US$ (By News Poster)...
Congo-Kinshasa: UN Admits Crisis Beyond Its Capacity
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Thalif DeenUnited Nations - Amid accusations that most U.N. peacekeepers turned a blind eye to the recent "mass rape" of more than 300 civilians in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Secre (By News Poster)...
Africa: Statement by the Minister of Home Affairs on the Occassion of the 61st Executive Committee Meeting of the UNHRC
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Nkosazana Dlamini ZumaGeneva - Mr Chairperson,United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr Antonio Guterres,Honourable Ministers,Excellencies,Distinguished Delegates,Ladies and Gentlemen,It is (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Bold Bid to Double Use of Nuclear Energy
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Siseko NjobeniJohannesburg - AN AMBITIOUS plan to reduce SA's reliance on coal by almost half by 2030 and to more than double the use of nuclear energy was released by the Department of Energy yest (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Northern Leaders Threaten Jonathan With Impeachment
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Fidelis Mac-LevaPresident Goodluck Jonathan should immediately resign from office because he has proved that he is incapable of leading the nation justly and fairly, the Northern Political Leaders (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: HIV Patients Forced to Pay Up Or Go Without
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: Harare - Rampant corruption in the provision of life-prolonging antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and other HIV services is threatening Zimbabwe's national AIDS response according to a recently released repo (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Govt Implicates IBB Campaign Official in Blast
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Chuks OhuegbeGolu Timothy And Chizoba Ogbeche, Abuja - Operatives of the State Security Service (SSS) yesterday arrested the director-general of the Ibrahim Babangida Campaign Organisation, Chief R (By News Poster)...
Sudan: How World Bank Lost Then Gained Favour in Nation
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Badru MulumbaNairobi - In 2006, Jan Pronk, then the special representative to the UN Secretary-General wrote of life in Southern Sudan as desolate.This was made worse by the decision to channel aid (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Abuja Bomb Blasts - Agony of a Confused Nation
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Abba Gana ShettimaPerhaps one of the most unfortunate incidents in the 50 years of Nigeria's post-independence history was the twin bomb blasts in Abuja, on October 1st 2010, which killed over a do (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Suddenly the ANC Cares for People of Hangberg
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Bryan RostronJohannesburg - THE familiar sound of a speech bellowed through a loud hailer drifted across our valley last Sunday. There was a demonstration outside the police station. Occasionally y (By News Poster)...
Niger: Arrested Bombing Suspect a Foreigner, Say Police
Monday 04-Oct-2010: Nigerian police said Monday a suspect arrested in connection with last week's deadly twin blasts during independence celebrations in Lagos is a foreigner."We are still examining the [blast] scene for (By News Poster)...
Mauritius: Alcohol - In the Danger Zone
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Melissa LouisPort Louis - A seven-year-old girl is raped and murdered by her uncle. A fifteen year-old teenager accuses her father of rape. A man stabs his neighbour in anger. A father rapes and ki (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Bomb Blasts Saga - Oghiadomhe Not Detained
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Mohammed S. ShehuThe Chief of Staff to the President Mike Ogiadomhe has not been detained or even sacked in connection with the Independence Day twin bomb blasts in Abuja, a Presidency source said (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Friday Meeting Set to Discuss SA December Deadline for Zims
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Tichaona SibandaSouth Africa's Home Affairs ministry is failing to cope with the huge influx of Zimbabwean immigrants wishing to regularize their stay before the 31st December deadline.As a result (By News Poster)...
Delta Air Lines Responds to Increased U.S.-Africa Demand
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Charles W. CoreyWith air traffic between the United States and Africa growing at more than 5 percent annually, the U.S. air carrier Delta Air Lines is steadily increasing its flights to the contine (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Rhino Killings to Be Treated as Organised Crime - NPA
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Bekezela PhakathiJohannesburg - ALL rhino poaching will be classified as organised crime, the head of the National Prosecuting Authority's (NPA's) organised crime unit, Johan Kruger, said yesterday (By News Poster)...
Uganda: Loadshedding Back As Diesel Runs Low
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Walter WafulaKampala - The current fuel shortage in the country has forced the national power distributor to re-introduce loadshedding, at least for one week. Umeme Limited, Uganda's electricity di (By News Poster)...
Africa: Governance Improves in Liberia, Angola, Togo But Declines in Eritrea, Madasgascar
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By John AllenCape Town - Governance standards have improved significantly in Angola, Liberia and Togo over the past four years, but have declined in Eritrea and Madagascar, according to a leading surv (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Govt to Strengthen Law on Terrorism Following Bomb Blasts
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Kunle Akogun, Chuks Okocha, Imam Imam in LagosAbuja - Senate President David Mark has said the law on terrorism in the country would be strengthened.He made the remark yesterday when he and his wif (By News Poster)...
MDC-T in New Boycott Threats
Friday 08-Oct-2010: Harare - MDC-T yesterday said it does not recognise some arms of Government, an announcement made in solidarity with white commercial farmer and party treasurer Mr Roy Bennett.Party leader Mr Morgan T (By News Poster)...
Africa: Hope for Battle Against TB
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Aimable TwahirwaKigali - Despite the availability of a vaccine, 1.3 million people worldwide died from tuberculosis (TB) in 2008, according to the World Health Organisation. Most of them lived in A (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: SA War Vets on Business
Friday 08-Oct-2010: Harare - A South African Military Veterans' Association delegation arrived in Zimbabwe yesterday morning to explore investment opportunities in which they can partner their local colleagues.Led by the (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: View From Abroad - Bombings that Shook the Country
Friday 08-Oct-2010: All that was left of two cars packed with explosives was their smouldering chassis after they had been blown up on October 1st near Eagle Square in Abuja, Nigeria's capital, while surrounded by unsusp (By News Poster)...
Rwanda: Researcher Dismisses UN Report
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Edmund KagireKigali - The United Nation Human Rights Mapping Report is nothing but a hidden agenda to assassinate the truth about the genocide in Rwanda, and cover up the guilt of the UN and genoci (By News Poster)...
South Africa: The Stirring of a Sleeping Giant
Friday 08-Oct-2010: Johannesburg - PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma owes his elevation to power to a revolt in the ranks of the African National Congress (ANC) at Polokwane in 2007, which saw off his chief rival, former president Th (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Tsvangirai Accuses Mugabe of Violating Constitution
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Tichaona SibandaZimbabwe has been thrown into another constitutional crisis after Robert Mugabe once again unilaterally appointed provincial governors from ZANU PF to serve another term in violatio (By News Poster)...
Swaziland: Why Girls Enjoy the Reed Dance
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Joseph OlanyoWhen I met the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Secretary General, Mr Sindiso Ngwenya, during the 15th African Union Summit in Kampala, little did I know that the (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Zuma Encourages More Trade With India
Monday 04-Oct-2010: Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has invited India to build further its business relations with South Africa.The World Bank Group's 2010 'Doing Business' report ranked South Africa 34th - out of 183 co (By News Poster)...
Kenya: New Hurdles in ICC Probe on Kenya Poll Violence
Sunday 10-Oct-2010: By Mugumo MuneneNairobi - Investigations by International Criminal Court detectives have sent shock waves through political and security circles as the process moves steadily towards a conclusion.Thos (By News Poster)...
Ghana: Police Grab Bawku Warmongers
Friday 08-Oct-2010: The retrieved G3 and AK47 rifles and ammunition clips , The two suspects from left Ibrahim Mohammed and Musah IssakaThe Upper East Regional Police Command says the Kusasis and Mamprusis were not invol (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Green Paper 'To Fix' Failed Land Reform Projects
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Hopewell RadebeJohannesburg - THE land reform green paper will seek to redress the shortcomings of the land distribution programme that has left many farms unproductive in the hands of beneficiarie (By News Poster)...
Somalia: 10 People Killed in Mogadishu Clashes
Monday 04-Oct-2010: At least 10 people have been killed and more than 35 wounded in fighting and artillery shelling by Somalia's government forces, African union peacekeepers/AMISOM in their exchanges with insurgents gro (By News Poster)...
Burundi: East, West, Home is Best
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: Bujumbura - Twice exiled from his country, Deo Butoyi was among the first 244 refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) who voluntarily returned to Burundi in a programme organized by the U (By News Poster)...
Namibia: Maize, Rice Prices Drop, As Bread Price Goes Up
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Desie HeitaWindhoek - A better currency exchange rate and the opening of borders to cheaper maize has resulted in gigantic decreases in the prices of rice and maize meal.The price of rice is coming (By News Poster)...
Africa: Ex-Rebel Held in South Africa Over Abuja Bombing
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Jean-Jacques CornishA former rebel group leader Henry Okah, arrested after the independence day blasts in the Nigerian capital, will remain in custody until a hearing next week.Okah was charged in (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Fresh Bomb Scare in Abuja
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Erasmus AlanemeAbuja - Most residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) held their hearts in their hands yesterday, as fresh bomb scare hit the city.Security agencies remained at red alert, mo (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: President Warns Against 'Dirty Politics'
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Iyobosa Uwugiaren And Chuks OhuegbeAbuja - President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday warned against what he described as dirty and selfish politics over last Friday's bomb blasts that killed over 16 pe (By News Poster)...
Debate Rages on Rand and Inflation
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Mariam IsaJohannesburg - DEBATE is raging over the effect gains in the rand will have on inflation, after news yesterday that consumer inflation subsided to 3,5% last month, a five-year low.The cur (By News Poster)...
Kenya: Govt Deports German Terror Suspect
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Fred MukindaNairobi - A German suspected to be involved in terrorism was arrested in Kenya and deported to Germany, ending three weeks of a countrywide police manhunt.Reports of the arrest came in (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Landfill Gas Gaining in Popularity
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Siseko NjobeniJohannesburg - LANDFILL gas, which is produced by wet organic waste decomposing under anaerobic conditions in a landfill, is being pursued by a growing number of municipalities in SA (By News Poster)...
Mozambique: Govt Imposes Registration of Mobile Phone Cards
Monday 04-Oct-2010: Maputo - The South African company Vodacom, one of the two mobile phone operators in Mozambique, has declared bluntly that it is quite impossible to meet the government's deadline of 15 November for r (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Future Bright for Country - World Bank
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Golden SibandaHarare - The World Bank has expressed confidence in Zimbabwe, rated lowly on the doing business rankings, saying the country has what it takes to improve its position and attract more (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Okah - Jonathan Wants to Blame North
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Mohammed S. Shehu and Abdulkadir Badsha MukhtarA major twist was added yesterday to the complicated story of last Friday's Abuja bomb blasts when the exiled leader of the Movement for the Emancipat (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Calls to End Zim Sanctions
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: Pretoria - South Africa and Botswana have reiterated their call for sanctions imposed against Zimbabwe by Europe and America to be lifted with immediate effect."It is based on the belief that the sanc (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Rights Group Faults Govt Position on Abuja Explosions
Monday 04-Oct-2010: President Goodluck Jonathan has been asked to ensure that dispassionate, comprehensive, thorough and diligent investigations are carried out by highly trained, competent and professionally sound secur (By News Poster)...
Rwanda: SA Meeting Calls UN Report 'Immoral, Failure'
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By James KaruhangaKigali - A public conference organized, Tuesday, by the Rwandan community in South Africa highlighted that the recent UN "Mapping Report" on DRC was "a moral and intellectual failure (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Is It Time to Ease Up on Mugabe?
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: Johannesburg - THE imposition of political and economic sanctions as a means of influencing the behaviour of errant regimes is never without controversy, as South Africans well know.In the case of Zim (By News Poster)...
South Africa: No Troops for Somalia - Minister
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Loyiso LangeniJohannesburg - SA WILL not be sending soldiers to Somalia, International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said yesterday.This is despite mounting pressure fr (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Terrorism - I Did Not Exonerate MEND -Jonathan
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Malachy UzenduAbuja - President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday said he never exonerated the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) for the October 1 bombings in Abuja, pointing out th (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Lead Poisoning - Death Toll Now 400
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: Lagos - Some 400 children in some northern states, particularly in Zamfara state, have died since March from lead poisoning linked to illegal mining by residents for gold, and thousands more remain at (By News Poster)...
Deadline Extended for Phone Subscribers to Register Sim Cards
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Tichaona SibandaThe Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) has given more time to the country's three mobile phone operators to register all their subscribers' SIM (By News Poster)...
East Africa: Are They Appropriate Agricultural Investments Or 'Land Grabs'? Depends On Who You Ask
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Fred OluochNairobi - That is the question hanging over the recent phenomenon of countries from the Middle East and Western corporations acquiring huge chunks of rich farmlands in Africa to grow foo (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: We Rejected IBB Lobby to Bomb Abuja -Ex-Militants
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: Lagos - The last has not been heard on last Friday's bomb attacks in Abuja during Nigeria's independence anniversary celebrations which killed 12 persons and injured 36 others, as the Joint Revolution (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Canning Mini-Nuke Project was the Right Thing to Do
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Philip LloydJohannesburg - ON SEPTEMBER 16, Public Enterprises Minister Barbara Hogan declared the end of SA's attempt to create its own reactor industry with the Pebble Bed Modular Reactor (PBMR). (By News Poster)...
Africa: Economic Recovery Not Helping Most, Says Machel
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Janice RobertsJohannesburg - The majority of Africans are not benefiting from the continent's economic recovery, women and child rights activist Graca Machel said on Wednesday.She was speaking at (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Niger Delta Group in Holland Condemns Abuja Bomb Blast
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Okey OnwuchekwaUsa - Hope for Niger Delta Campaign(HNDC), an international NGO based in The Netherlands has condemned the car bomb blast that rocked Abuja during the golden jubilee celebration of N (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Jonathan's Aide Wanted Me to Implicate North - Okah
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Iyobosa Uwugiaren Ali Alkali And Golu TimothyAbuja - A former leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Mr. Henry Okah, said yesterday that President Goodluck Jonathan (By News Poster)...
Congo-Kinshasa: UN Seizes Leader of Rebel Group Presumed Responsible for Mass Rape
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: United Nations peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) today arrested the leader of one of the armed groups presumed to be responsible for the mass rape of more than 300 civilians two m (By News Poster)...
Sudan: In Darfur, Security Council Sounds Alarm on Increased Violence
Saturday 09-Oct-2010: The Security Council delegation visiting Sudan travelled to the war-ravaged region of Darfur today, expressing its concern over increased strife, civilian protection, sexual violence and the illegal f (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Malema and His Coconut Ideas Help White Miners
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Anthony ButlerJohannesburg - AFRICAN National Congress (ANC) Youth League president Julius Malema likes to explain his policy proposals in racial terms. Today, in such language, he appears to be th (By News Poster)...
Human trafficking of women from Zimbabwe to South Africa
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: l thought this bit old news maybe of interest to you. Thank you! Collen FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Human trafficking of women from Zimbabwe to South Africa Date: Tuesday 17-Aug-2010 In Johannesbu (By Collen Makumbirofa)...
South Africa: Union Decries Youth Leader for Mines Threat
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Sibongakonke ShobaJohannesburg - THE National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) yesterday lambasted African National Congress (ANC) Youth League president Julius Malema for his threat to shut down mines t (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: ICT Penetration Rate Increases
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Tawanda MusarurwaHarare - Zimbabwe's tele-density rate, reflecting the use of telecommunication services in the country has risen to around 54 percent showing a significant improvement from 37 perc (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Dilemma as Rand Scales New Peak
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Mariam IsaJohannesburg - THE rand scaled a near-three-year peak against the dollar yesterday, driven by unrelenting global forces that could spell trouble for SA's economy.THE rand scaled a near-th (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Abuja Bomb Blast- MEND Exonerates Henry Okah
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Tony Ita Etim EnuguAbuja - MOVEMENT for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has exonerated Henry Okah from last Friday's bomb blast at Eagle Square, Abuja during the celebrations of Nigeria' (By News Poster)...
Rwanda: Action needed to investigate a decade of crimes
Monday 04-Oct-2010: London - The publication of the UN mapping report documenting gross human rights violations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a significant first step, but concrete action is needed to ensu (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Abuja Blast - 11 Policemen in Critical Condition
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Chizoba OgbecheAbuja - The true picture of the October 1, 2010 bomb blast has continued to unfold as some officers and men of the Nigeria Police who were injured in the blast may be permanently imp (By News Poster)...
Uganda: Officer Stabs Pregnant Wife to Death
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Andrew BagalaKampala - Police are hunting for a policeman attached to the Mobile Police Patrol Unit who allegedly stabbed his pregnant wife to death over a misunderstanding. The incident happened o (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Leftists Will Take Control of Ruling Party - Union
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Sibongakonke ShobaJohannesburg - THE South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu), an affiliate of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), yesterday vowed that the left wing in the (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Botswana President Calls for End to Zimbabwe Sanctions
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Tererai KarimakwendaBotswana President Ian Khama, who is known to be an outspoken critic of Robert Mugabe, has called for the removal of sanctions against the ZANU PF leader and his close allies. O (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Industry Gets U.S.$1,3 Billion
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Bright MaderaHarare - The banking sector advanced an estimated US$700 million to the private sector for the eight months to August 2010 bringing total advances since last year to US$1,3 billionThis (By News Poster)...
Somalia: 30 Killed in Three Days of Mogadishu Clashes
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: More than 30 people have been killed and 51 others were wounded in three days of heavy fighting between soldiers of UN's backed government backing by AMISOM and Al-shabaab fighters that erupted in Som (By News Poster)...
World Divided Over New Scramble for African Land (news)
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Paul RedfernNairobi - A World Bank report has confirmed that 45 million hectares of land in developing countries were bought in 2009, a tenfold jump from the previous decade.Moreover, two-thirds of (By News Poster)...
Ghana: Deal With Them Ruthlessly If...
Friday 08-Oct-2010: The police on tuesday paraded 16 suspects who are all workers of KRM Services Limited, a private security firm, in font of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) at the police headquarters for a (By News Poster)...
Africa: Peacekeepers Gain Ground in Mogadishu
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Barbara Among and agenciesKampala - AFRICAN Union troops have captured more territory and may control half of Somalia's rubble-strewn capital Mogadishu by the end of October after weakening the Isl (By News Poster)...
Desmond Tutu's Well-Deserved Retirement (editorial)
Friday 08-Oct-2010: South African cleric, Noble Laureate and famed anti-apartheid campaigner, Archbishop Desmond Tutu has formally announced his retirement from public life, on the occasion of his 79th birthday yesterday (By News Poster)...
Africa: Museveni Honours Freedom Fighters
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Anne MugisaKampala - THE Government yesterday posthumously honoured seven African liberation fighters who stood up against colonialists to start the independence movement for Africa.They included J (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: IBB - Why I Was Not at Eagle Square
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Ayegba Israel EbijeMinna - Former military president General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida said yesterday that he did not attend the ill-fated Nigeria@50 celebrations at Eagle Square, Abuja last Frida (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Adulterated Diesel in Circulation, Oil Workers Alert
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Rasheed KomolafeLagos - Oil workers under the aegis of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) have alerted the federal government and Nigerians to the circulation (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: U.S. Can 'Go to Hell' on Diamond Sales - Chimanikire
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Nqobile BhebheDeputy Mines and Minerals Development minister Gift Chimanikire this week told the United States to "go to hell" if it wants to dictate to Zimbabwe who to sell its minerals to.Chimani (By News Poster)...
Burundi: Handheld Computers Speed Up Food Aid
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Zack BaddorfBujumbura - Aid organisations say a small handheld computer will allow them to more rapidly assess where food aid is needed most urgently. As a result, fewer Burundians will suffer hung (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Bank With Links to Mujuru Got Diamond Profits
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Lance GumaInterfin Financial Holdings, a bank with reported links to retired army general Solomon Mujuru, received an investment of over US$2 million in diamond and gold proceeds from the state-own (By News Poster)...
Africa: Obama's Pledge to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Falls Far Short
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: Health GAP expressed profound disappointment today with the $4 billion, 3-year pledge by President Obama to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund).We are alarmed that th (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Kidnapping - Military Operations in Aba to Restore Confidence
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Emmanuel UgwuUmuahia - The Army yesterday moved to restore confidence of distraught Aba residents by parading the town, assuring that normalcy was returning to the troubled city.Assistant Director (By News Poster)...
Two Cocaine Mules Jailed
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Werner MengesTHE ranks of Angolan nationals serving jail terms in Namibia for smuggling cocaine into the country increased by another two people late last week.With the sentencing of the two Angola (By News Poster)...
Rwanda: Financial Sector Soundness Improves Significantly - Central Bank
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Berna NamataWashington DC - The soundness of Rwanda's financial sector has significantly improved from the tight credit conditions experienced in 2009, enhancing stability within the sector, the Ce (By News Poster)...
Namibia: More Cattle 'Smuggling'
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Jo-Mar� DuddyBARELY two weeks after the Namibia Agricultural Union (NAU) and the Livestock Producers' Organisation of Namibia (LPO) called for proper border control to curb irregularities with beef (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Oil Workers Accuse Multinationals of Sabotage
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Ejiofor AlikeSenior workers in Nigeria's oil industry, under the aegis of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), have accused the International Oil Companies (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: No Mercy for 920 Locals on Death Row
Saturday 09-Oct-2010: Lagos - As Nigerians celebrate the country's 50th independence anniversary, 920 Nigerians on death row across the country's 227 prisons, will not be joining in the celebrations, as their fate hangs in (By News Poster)...
Africa: Walmart Bid Boosts Continent On Global Investment Radar
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Renee BonorchisFor much of the past decade, Asia has been the go-to continent for companies interested in tapping into fast-growing economies.Now, Walmart Stores' agreement on September 27 to buy S (By News Poster)...
MR. COLLEN MAKUMBIROFA STATE�S, �WHY I HAVE BECOME A TARGET OF
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: Covert agents of ZANU PF in South Africa are waging serious psychological warfare against my campaign for human rights and democracy in Zimbabwe. Karl Marx said, �The battle is for the mind�. Psy (By Collen Makumbirofa)...
Zimbabwe: Khama Endorses Call to End Sanctions
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: Harare - Botswana's President Seretse Khama Ian Khama yesterday, for the first time, urged Western nations to lift illegal sanctions on Zimbabwe, saying they should recognise progress made by the incl (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Kidnapping - Task Force Rescues Seven Victims
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Emmanuel UgwuUmuahia - The ongoing operation mounted by security agencies against kidnappers in Abia State at the weekend yielded more good results as six students of Federal Government College Iko (By News Poster)...
Kenya: Hardcore Criminals Escape From Busia Prison
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Ouma WanzalaNairobi - Thirteen criminals escaped from Busia GK Prison, near Kenya's border with Uganda, on Sunday night during a heavy down pour.The inmates, some condemned while others with cases (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Chinese Army Joins Scramble for Marange Diamonds
Monday 04-Oct-2010: The Chinese army has joined the rush for the Marange diamonds amid reports that precious stones worth millions of dollars are being airlifted regularly to Beijing in exchange for weapons.The Daily Mai (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: U.S.$36 Million Debt Constraining Operations, Says IDBZ
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: Harare - The Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe has warned that a US$36 million debt bequeathed by its forerunner, the Zimbabwe Development Bank, might constrain its capacity to attract new i (By News Poster)...
Somalia: At least 15 Killed in Renewed Fighting
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: At least 15 people were killed and 22 others wounded on Sunday in two days fighting in Mogadishu between insurgent forces and African Union (AU) peacekeeping troops backing the Somali government, Radi (By News Poster)...
Liberia: Over Five Months in Jail On Rape Claims, a Govt. Official Appears for Trial
Monday 04-Oct-2010: He will stand before a lone woman judge in a special court that handles rape cases, on the rise in the country since the war ended, a war in which rape featured overwhelmingly.Proceedings in the rape (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Govt Arrests Nine Independence Day Bombing Suspects
Monday 04-Oct-2010: Nine people suspected of involvement in last week's Nigerian independence day bomb blasts have been arrested, an intelligence official said on Monday."So far nine arrests have been made and all have d (By News Poster)...
Liberia: 'Biggest' Governance Improvement Registered
Saturday 09-Oct-2010: Liberia has registered the biggest improvement in governance on the African continent, jumping from 32 to 44 points in 4 years, according to the Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance.Although it lags (By News Poster)...
Eritrea: World Must Act to Prevent Another 'Failed State'
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By E.J. HogendoornJust a decade ago, Eritrea might reasonably have been described as challenged but stable. Today it is under severe stress, if not yet in full-blown crisis.While not likely to undergo (By News Poster)...
Angola: Challenges Must Be Handled Together - Namibia/Angola Joint Commission
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: Swakopmund - Angola and Namibia must come together as one in analysing and settling challenging facing them.This was said Wednesday in Swakopmund city, Namibia, by the chairman of the Namibia/Angola J (By News Poster)...
Three Women Kidnap, Rape Cop
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: Harare - A 26-year-old Bulawayo man, believed to be a policeman, last Friday became the latest victim in a string of sexual assaults by gangs of women on men.The man was reportedly kidnapped, robbed a (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Mbeki Misses Out On Africa Award Again
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Loyiso LangeniJohannesburg - FOR two consecutive years, no African leader has been awarded the prestigious 5m Mo Ibrahim Foundation prize for "exceptional leadership".The prize was first awarded to (By News Poster)...
South Africa: International Community Must Assist With Refugee Situation
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: Pretoria - Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has called for comprehensive, multi-lateral, multi-sector collaboration and action in addressing the root causes of protracted refugee situation (By News Poster)...
Africa: Good Governance and Quality Infrastructure Are Key to Economic Development
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Mthuli NcubeThe African Development Bank has made infrastructure development a cornerstone in its development agenda with regional member countries.The Bank recognizes that lack of adequate social (By News Poster)...
"Zimbabwe Today" by Robb WJ Ellis (09-10-2010)
Saturday 09-Oct-2010: Howzit This morning I do note that the internet is again awash with stories about Zimbabwe, but not one of them is of any huge importance. Rather like elbow room being sought, with very little bein (By The BeardedMan)...
Nigeria: Bomb Scare Grips Abuja Residents
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Kingsley Nwezeh, Onwuka Nzeshi, Yemi Akinsuyi And Onyebuchi EzigboAbuja - Security was beefed up in different parts of Abuja metropolis yesterday following a bomb scare in some parts of the city.Am (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: NDLEA to Bar Politicians With Illicit Money
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Chinedu EzeChairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Ahmadu Giade has promised that the agency would hunt and stop those alleged to have ill-gotten wealth which they would use t (By News Poster)...
Uganda: Kyangwali Refugee Camp - Between Hope and Despair
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Ella RychlewskiKampala - Soon after I arrived in Uganda, I had the opportunity to visit Kyangwali Refugee Camp in Hoima district, western Uganda. COBURWAS, a partner organisation of Educate where I (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Nation to Give Progress Report on Documenting Zimbabweans to UNHCR, Geneva, Switzerland
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: South Africa is poised to give the international community a progress report on its national efforts to document illegal Zimbabweans living in South Africa, to the 61st Session of the UNHCR meeting in (By News Poster)...
Zambia: Police Nab 50 Land Grabbers
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: POLICE in Lusaka have arrested 50 people in connection with the illegal grabbing of land belonging to the University of Zambia (UNZA) in line with the directive by President Rupiah Banda to stop illeg (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Coming to Grips With MEND's Terrorism
Monday 04-Oct-2010: If there had been any doubts about the criminal nature of the activities of the self-styled Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), these were put to rest with the dastardly and cowar (By News Poster)...
Kenya: Ruling on Debt Defaulters to Raise Lending Cost
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Johnstone Ole TuranaA High Court decision to declare jailing of debt defaulters unconstitutional will raise the cost of borrowing as lenders increase risk premium charges to shield themselves from (By News Poster)...
Kenya: Technology Blamed for Adolescents' Sexual Exploitation
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Lucas BarasaNairobi - Technological advancement is to blame for increased sexual exploitation among adolescent girls, according to a new report.The State of the World's Girls 2010 said Information (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Zimbabwe Permit Deadline 'Stays'
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Nastasya TayJohannesburg - A LOOMING backlog of applications for residence permits from Zimbabweans living illegally in SA and wanting to regularise their stay will not spur the Department of Home (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Sacoil Enters Nigeria's Oil, Gas Market
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Siseko NjobeniJohannesburg - LISTED oil and gas company SacOil has begun a joint venture with Energy Equity Resources to gain a foothold in the important Nigerian oil and gas market.The agreement, (By News Poster)...
"Zimbabwe Today" by Robb WJ Ellis (05-10-2010)
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: Howzit Resistance to change in Zimbabwe is not just something that is practised by many other people in the population who resist the change because they know that their vaunted positions will be l (By The BeardedMan)...
Zambia: Impact of Climate Change On Agriculture
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Tiyese SakalaIn the next few weeks, this column, Our Organic World will focus on climate change and how it impacts on agriculture and issues of household and national food security.It is important (By News Poster)...
Kenya: Fighting Terror While Abusing Human Rights
Monday 04-Oct-2010: Nairobi - The Kenya government has made it clear that it will not condone terrorism and will help any country in the world to fight it.Nevertheless, the recent renditions of 13 Kenyans to Uganda over (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: FG to Solve Power Supply Problem
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Onyebuchi EzigboAbuja - President, Goodluck Jonathan has said that regardless of the October 1, bombing, his administration will ensure that its promise of better life for the citizenry will materi (By News Poster)...
Boy, 15, Shot by Gobabis Health Inspector
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Jana-Mari SmithA Gobabis health inspector appeared in the town's Magistrate's Court this week on a charge of attempted murder after he allegedly shot a suspected cable thief in the buttocks with a (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Bomb Scare - Agencies, Hotels Intensify Security Checks -Police Suspend Rallies, Demonstrations
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Kingsley Nwezeh And Yemi AkinsuyiAbuja - Smarting from the Tuesday's bomb scare in Abuja, government agencies have intensified security checks on both staff and visitors to various ministries and p (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Lead Poisoning - 400 Children Die, Claims Agency
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Steve Dada With Agency ReportAn international aid agency says 400 children have died from lead poisoning in northwestern Nigeria as against 200 deaths reported earlier and contamination has spread (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Company to Launch Mobile Payment System
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: Harare - Zimbabweans in the Diaspora are set to benefit from the country's first mobile payment system to be launched next month by local firm Mikemusa (Pvt) Ltd.The mobile money transfer/payment serv (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: MEND Threatens to Resume Hostilities
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Achilleus-Chud UchegbuAbuja - Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) yesterday said former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida, his campaign director, Chief Raymond Dokpe (By News Poster)...
Cost of Living Stable as Inflation Goes Down
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Tawanda MusarurwaHarare - Zimbabwe's cost of living has generally remained a stable over the past month as the inflation rate continues on a downward trend.The country's year-on-year rate of inflat (By News Poster)...
Namibia: HIV/Aids Risk High at Tertiary Hostels
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Francis XoagubOshakati - HIV/AIDS infection risk at Namibian tertiary institutions is "alarming", according to a research paper presented at the Namibia Organisation for Social Science Research in (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Govt Ranked Worst- Mo Ibrahim Index
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Winfilda ShanaAn international foundation on governance has ranked Zimbabwe at the bottom of the Southern African region, beating only strife-torn Somalia and Chad on the continent.According to the (By News Poster)...
Funding Falls Short for Global Fight Against Aids (news)
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Aprille MuscaraThe 11.7 billion dollars pledged Tuesday to replenish the Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for the coming three years falls significantly short of the 20 billi (By News Poster)...
Liberia: Address the Paradox, Madam President
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: PRESIDENT ELLEN JOHNSON-Sirleaf skillfully presented Liberia at the just-ended UN General Assembly Conference as a nation in transition. But she presented Liberia also as a nation that is ever strong (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: System Upgrade Stalls N1.2 Trillion Inter-Bank Transactions -Unity Bank Scales Recapitalisation Hurdle
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Ayodele Aminu And Obinna ChimaThe disruption of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) payment system - the Real Time Gross Settlement Systems (RTGS) and T24 - since last Thursday, occasioned by system (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Standard Bank Warns Staff of Possible Retrenchments
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Sure KamhungaJohannesburg - STANDARD Bank yesterday became the first lender to warn of retrenchments since the banking reporting season ended in August when it told staff yesterday that cost pressu (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Diaspora Groups Meet Copac Leaders in South Africa Over Constitution
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Lance GumaZimbabwean groups in the Diaspora finally got the chance to meet the top leadership of the Constitutional Parliamentary Committee (COPAC) this past Friday and put their case for participa (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Zuma to Host Khama
Monday 04-Oct-2010: Pretoria - Bilateral cooperation, economic relations and international politics are expected to be high on the agenda on Tuesday when President Jacob Zuma hosts his Botswana counterpart Seretse Khama (By News Poster)...
Sierra Leone: SLeNCSA Ends Validation Workshop
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Alusine SesayFreetown - The Sierra Leone National Commission on Small Arms (SLeNCSA) has concluded a two-day validation workshop at the Hill Valley Hotel, Signal Hill road, western Freetown, on the (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Zesa Needs Complete Overhaul
Monday 04-Oct-2010: Harare - Zesa Holdings is not in very good shape, everyone would agree, but continually changing the man at the top will not, in itself, solve the problems, although having a person with the confidenc (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Tsvangirai to Step Down From Party Post
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Clemence ManyukweHarare - Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai will step down as president of the larger faction of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) next year in line with the party's original (By News Poster)...
Kenya: Secret Govt Minutes May Hold Key to Hague Prosecution
Monday 04-Oct-2010: Nairobi - The minutes of secret meetings could hold the key to the success of investigations and prosecutions by The Hague in Kenya.A government source told the Nation that the government is still hol (By News Poster)...
Somalia: Pirates Move South, Hijack Ship Off Madagascar
Friday 08-Oct-2010: Pirates have seized a Taiwanese fishing boat with 14 crew on board, European naval forces said Friday. The Feng Guo was attacked 250 nautical miles from Antisiranana, Madagascar, EU-Navfor said in a s (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Boko Haram Strikes Again, Kill Governor Sheriff's in-Law, Three Others
Friday 08-Oct-2010: Gun totting members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect yesterday evening in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital went wild in a killing spree leaving four dead in the wake of deadly strikes.They first struc (By News Poster)...
Rwanda: 30 Percent of the Land Registered Countrywide
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Frank KanyesigyeKigali - The Registrar of Land Titles has so far registered 30 percent of the land around the country.This was disclosed, yesterday, by Dr. Emmanuel Nkurunzinza, the Director Genera (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Serving an Under-Served Population - Living With Aids
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Khopotso BodibeThe saying that necessity is the mother of invention rings very true for Luthando Psychiatric HIV Clinic at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, a specialist service established two year (By News Poster)...
Uganda: Exports, Food Security Key to Continued Growth
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Okodan AkwapKampala - At 48, we are maturing as a nation. There is much to look up to on the economic front. Over the decades, our economy has weathered many storms. We have registered a recovery t (By News Poster)...
Mozambique: Vodacom Urges Longer Period for Sim Card Registration
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: Maputo - The South African company Vodacom, the smaller of the two mobile phone operators in Mozambique, has urged the government to extend the period for registering all pre-paid sim cards from two m (By News Poster)...
Mozambique: Army Not Politicised, Says Chief of Staff
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: Maputo - The Chief of Staff of the Mozambican Armed Forces (FADM), Paulino Macaringue, has categorically denied the repeated claims by the former rebel movement, Renamo, that the army has been "politi (By News Poster)...
Africa: Fate of Millions Hangs On Global Fund Pledges
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Mantoe PhakathiMbabane - Sibongile Mavimbela has been living with HIV for the past 12 years; she has been on antiretrovirals for the past seven. But the mother of two fears the supply of free ARVs (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Babangida Campaign Chief Arrested Over Bombing
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: Abuja - Barely 24 hours after President Goodluck Jonathan announced that the nation's security were closing-in on those who sponsored Friday bombings in parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), t (By News Poster)...
Africa: Now is the Time to Invest in Continent
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Sure KamhungaJohannesburg - THE head of Nedbank 's strategic alliance partner yesterday said the Africa growth story had just begun and warns firms hesitating to invest that they could soon find th (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: MDC Parties Make U-Turn on Constitutional Committee
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Tendai MugabeHarare - THE two MDC formations have made a dramatic U-turn on the constitution-making process arguing that the country's new supreme law should be a negotiated settlement, while Zanu- (By News Poster)...
Sierra Leone: Vice President Commissions SLeNCSA Secretariat
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Alusine SesayFreetown - In a bid to stem the proliferation of small arms and its related materials across the country, the Vice President last Wednesday officially commissioned the secretariat of t (By News Poster)...
Sudan: High Stakes in 2011 Sudan Vote
Sunday 10-Oct-2010: By Murithi MutigaNairobi - One of the most important votes in post-independence African history is less than 100 days away.But there is still no consensus whether the outcome of the January 9 vote on (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: RioZim Power Boost
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Martin KadzereHarare - Mining firm RioZim has been granted a licence to build a 2 400-megawatt independent thermal power plant in Gokwe in a development that could more than double national power s (By News Poster)...
Somalia: Two Plead Guilty to Somalia Arms Trafficking Attempt
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: A former US Air Force fighter pilot and his Israeli business partner have pleaded guilty to conspiring to illegally sell arms to Somalia, the US Justice Department said on Wednesday.Chanoch Miller, an (By News Poster)...
Somalia: Insurgent Leaders Meets for Secret Talks
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: Somali insurgent leaders Sheikh Mukhtar Robow and Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys met in Mogadishu for secret talks, according to reports that Garowe Online received.The two opposition leaders, Former Al-Sh (By News Poster)...
East Africa: BK Named Among Region's Leading Banks
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Saul ButeraKigali - Rwanda's biggest bank in terms of profit earned, Bank of Kigali (BK), is one of Africa's banking institutions that are consolidating their positions and on their way to recovery (By News Poster)...
Kenya: Robbers Strike at Rights Group Offices in Nairobi
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: Nairobi - Offices of a human rights organisation were broken into and information relating to election violence victims stolen.The International Centre for Policy and Conflict lost three computers and (By News Poster)...
Mozambique: Manual On Prison Management Launched
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: Maputo - Robert Allen, Director of the International Centre for Prison Studies at Kings College, London, on Wednesday launched in Maputo the second edition of the Manual for Prison Management, which e (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Archbishop of Abuja Condemns Bombings
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: We are saddened by the loss of 10 lives and concerned that we are facing a new phenomenon, never before seen in our history: a double attack in the federal capital," Archbishop John Olorunfemi Onaiyek (By News Poster)...
Business Leaders Call for 5 Year Delay in Elections
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Tererai KarimakwendaA group representing private business leaders in Zimbabwe has called on the unity government to delay holding elections for at least five years.The Employers Confederation of Zi (By News Poster)...
Sudan: Eight Killed by Indiscriminate Shooting in Juba
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Andrew BagalaKampala - At least eight people, including two Ugandan traders, were killed when a Sudan's People Liberation Army soldier fired into a congested market in Juba, Southern Sudan.Mr Fredr (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Corruption Scourge Hits Schools
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Caiphas Chimhete and Jennifer DubeSenior officials in the Ministry of Education, Sport and Culture in Harare have been accused of protecting corrupt headmasters and members of School Development Co (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Govt Eyes Business Opportunities in Vietnam
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: Pretoria - South Africa and Vietnam are expected to expand bilateral trade and create awareness among business communities.Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, who is on a two-day visit to Vietnam, hel (By News Poster)...
Angola: Deputy Defence Minister Receives Botswana Military Delegation
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: Luanda - The Angolan deputy minister of National Defence, adm. Gaspar Santos Rufino, Tuesday in Luanda, received the visiting elegation of students of the 3rd course of Command and Staff of Botswana A (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Lead Poisoning Kills Hundreds, Says UN
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: The deadly lead pollution crisis in the northern Nigerian state of Zamfara due to backyard gold digging is far from over, with hundreds of lives already lost and thousands of people at risk, a United (By News Poster)...
Ethiopia: Zemen Nets Profit of 29.1 Million Br
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Hailu TeklehaimanotIn the second year of its operation, Zemen Bank registered a net profit of 29.1 million Br, after tax and provision for legal reserves, in the 2009/10 fiscal year, and proposed 2 (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Gunmen Invade Church, Abduct Three in Owerri
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Chidi NkwoparaAbuja - Armed men yesterday stormed Maria Assumpta Catholic Cathedral, Owerri, shooting sporadically and menacingly before kidnapping three unfortunate citizens.The firing caused palp (By News Poster)...
East Africa: EAC Should Regulate Oil Imports - KPA Official
Monday 04-Oct-2010: Kampala - East African Community EAC) countries should think deeper and move away from free market economy and regulate oil importation if they are to fight the high costs of fuel in the region, a Ken (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Capitec a Model of Financial Control; Blue Comically Vague And Confused
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Stuart TheobaldJohannesburg - IF YOU had bought R15 000 worth of Capitec shares shortly after the small bank listed in 2002, you would today be a multimillionaire (R2,5m, to be exact). On the other (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Bomb Blasts Blamed on President's Detractors
Monday 04-Oct-2010: Worried by the negative campaign in some quarters that the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), be held responsible for the October 1, bomb explosions in Abuja, the president's kin (By News Poster)...
Malawi: 'Witches' Must Be Freed, Rights Group Says
Sunday 10-Oct-2010: A group in Malawi is demanding the release of 80 convicted "witches" from prison. Most of the convicts are women who were convicted for teaching witchcraft to children. They are serving up to six year (By News Poster)...
Liberia: Sarpo National Park Cleared
Friday 08-Oct-2010: Sinoe County Superintendent J. Milton Teahjay has announced that his administration has cleared the Sarpo National Park of more than 20,000 illegal miners and poachers, thanks to the enormous support (By News Poster)...
Africa: Mo Ibrahim Index Released Indicates Impressive Progress in Africa
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: The 2010 Ibrahim Index released yesterday, Monday, shows impressive gains in many African countries in human and economic development but declines in political rights, personal safety and the rule of (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Dlamini Zuma Returns to SA
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: Pretoria - Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will return to South Africa tomorrow after wrapping up a meeting of the 61st Session of the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) Executive Co (By News Poster)...
Gambia: Death Sentence for Drug Dealers As Assembly Amends Drug Control Bill
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Musa NdowDeputies at the National Assembly on Monday unanimously amended Sections 43 and 94 of the Principal Act of the Drug Control (Amendment Bill) to make provisions and into law, the sentencing (By News Poster)...
Southern Africa: Khama Says Zimbabwe Sanctions are a 'Hindrance'
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Loyiso LangeniJohannesburg - PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma yesterday won over an important regional ally in calling for sanctions on Zimbabwe to be lifted.Botswana President Ian Khama, a strident critic of (By News Poster)...
Africa: UN And EU Security Chiefs Swamp Kampala
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Tabu Butagira and R. KasasiraKampala - United Nations Security Council members will fly into the country tonight and meet President Museveni tomorrow to discuss regional security, including the sta (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Soldier Drags Superiors to Court
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Daniel NemukuyuHarare - A SOLDIER, who had been locked up at a military detention barracks for 11 months pending court martial on allegations of breaching security and failing to report a criminal (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Completion of Power Projects Irrevocable - FG
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Clem Khena-OgbenaAbuja - President Goodluck Jonathan has reaffirmed federal government's commitment to the timely completion of the ongoing independent power projects, nationwide, adding that such (By News Poster)...
Somalia: Peacekeepers Win Ground in Mogadishu
Saturday 09-Oct-2010: Deputy special representative of the chairman of the AU Commission for Somalia, Wafula Wamunyinyi says its peacekeeping troops are now in control of more than 45% of the Somali capital of Mogadishu, R (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Show Looms Over Polls Between Judges, Legislators
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Kunle Akogun And Davidson IriekpenAbuja/Lagos - A major showdown seems underway between the judiciary and legislature over the ongoing move to effect fresh amendments to the 1999 Constitution to gi (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Civil Servants Have a Strong Case for Salary Increases
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: Harare - ZIMBABWE'S State employees are poorly paid and their unions and associations are once again seeking salary increases before the end of the year.They clearly have a case.Private sector pay has (By News Poster)...
Malawi: Richer Soil First Defence Against Climate Change
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Claire NgozoMalawi - Malawi has directed local government officials to develop local response strategies to the effects of climate change.In September, the country's Minister of Local Government an (By News Poster)...
Munya's Battle Cry !
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: Harare - "Comrades the battle lines have been drawn," was all Munyaradzi Chidzonga, Zimbabwean housemate in Big Brother Africa All Stars reality show could say after he was put up for possible evictio (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Civil Servants Have a Strong Case
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: Harare - Zimbabwe's State employees are poorly paid and their unions and associations are once again seeking salary increases before the end of the year.They clearly have a case.Private sector pay has (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Cement Demand Spurs Economic Recovery
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: Harare - High domestic demand for cement and increased disposable income is expected to boost Lafarge's performance in the second half of the year.The cement manufacturers have also managed to mobilis (By News Poster)...
Namibia: Man Arrested for Child Labour And Domestic Violence
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Oswald ShivuteA 53-year-old man from Oshikushashipya village was arrested on Thursday in connection with a case of child labour and domestic violence.According to Commissioner Ndahangwapo Kashihaku (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Terrorism - SSS May Quiz IBB, Arrests Dokpesi
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Tony AilemenAbuja - Director-General of the Ibrahim Babangida Campaign Organization, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, was yesterday arrested by the state security services (SSS) in connection with last Frida (By News Poster)...
Black Market Demand Sparks Upsurge in Rhino Poaching (news)
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: Johannesburg - Twenty-one people have been arrested in connection with rhino poaching in South Africa in the past three weeks.Eleven people, including two veterinarians, a pilot and a game farmer, al (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Terrorism: SSS May Quiz IBB, Arrests Dokpesi
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Tony AilemenAbuja - Director-General of the Ibrahim Babangida Campaign Organization, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, was yesterday arrested by the state security services (SSS) in connection with last Frida (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Blasts - Ex-Militant Leaders Converge On Abuja
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Ernest ChinwoCalabar - As the nation rues the bomb blasts that dampened the celebration of the Golden Jubilee of Nigeria's independence, former leaders of militia groups in the Niger Delta are to c (By News Poster)...
Zambia: Masaiti Farmers Predict Another Bumper Harvest
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Margaret Mangani and Stanslous NgosaAgriculture has the potential to spur economic growth of any nation, especially with implementation of good policies, coupled with favourable rains.Lately, it ha (By News Poster)...
Kenya: New Rule to Restrict Access to Oil Tankers And Holding Areas
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Kennedy SenelwaNairobi - Installations holding petroleum products are set to be gazetted as protected areas with access restricted only to authorised people with police providing 24 hours security. (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe/Cape Verde: 'We Are Fired Up'
Saturday 09-Oct-2010: By Petros KausiyoHarare - IN-FORM Zimbabwe strikers Edward Sadomba and Knowledge Musona are relishing their homecoming shows as the Warriors go into battle against Cape Verde at the National Sports St (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Former Bank Chief Sentenced for Fraud
Saturday 09-Oct-2010: By Davidson IriekpenA Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday sentenced former managing director and chief executive officer of Oceanic International Bank Plc, Mrs Cecilia Ibru, to 18 months imprisonmen (By News Poster)...
Congo-Kinshasa: Hague Trial of Rebel Leader to Resume
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Wairagala WakabiInternational Criminal Court (ICC) appeals judges ruled today that Congolese war crimes accused Thomas Lubanga should not be released and ordered his trial to resume.Two months ago, (By News Poster)...
Namibia: Buildings 'Not Energy-Use Friendly'
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Absalom ShigwedhaBUILDINGS in Namibia are not designed with the efficient use of energy in mind, which affects the energy required for heating, cooling and lighting, the Ministry of Mines and Energ (By News Poster)...
Release of UN Report a Vital Opportunity for Justice (press release)
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: Today's release of the Report of the United Nations Mapping Exercise on DRC is a vital opportunity for justice, said the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) today."We cannot ignore th (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Australia's Currency Firm Produced Fake Notes for Country
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Idris AhmedTHE Reserve Bank of Australia's currency firm, Securency, produced millions of partly made foreign banknotes without authorisation from overseas central banks, including Nigeria, in a pr (By News Poster)...
West Africa: ECOWAS President Calls for Private Sector Involvement in Electricity Sector
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: Electricity demand in the 15 member states of Ecowas is expected to record a quantum leap to 22,000 mega watts in 2020 from 6,500 MW in 2003, a growth rate of 7.6 per cent, the president of the Ecowas (By News Poster)...
East Africa: Criminals Find New Targets in Smartphones
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Cosmus ButunyiNairobi - Even before the fanfare that greeted the entry of low-priced smartphones into the East African market dies down, experts are warning that these are the latest targets of cyb (By News Poster)...
Mauritius: Chagos - Lalit brings the struggle home
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Nicholas RainerPort Louis - At the end of this month, Lalit will hold an international conference on the thorny Chagos issue. It will be a wonderful opportunity to come up with a global strategy to (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Competition Tribunal Rebukes Insurers on Job Losses
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Alistair AndersonJohannesburg - THE Competition Tribunal yesterday rebuked insurance giants Metropolitan and Momentum for what it said was a lack of clarity over the potential job losses resulting (By News Poster)...
South Africa: UN Praises Zim Documentation Process
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: Pretoria - Government's decision to document Zimbabweans living in the country has been praised by the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Gutteres.Gutteres, speaking at the 61 (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: World's Oil Reserves Declining?
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: Iraq's declaration on Monday that its proven recoverable reserves have risen by 25 percent to 143 billion barrels is likely to revive debate on how much oil and gas the world really has left.In July, (By News Poster)...
Namibia: Riruako Wants Answers On 1904 Genocide Motion
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Brigitte WeidlichWITH just a few days to go before the anniversary of the extermination order issued by an erstwhile German colonial general against the Ovaherero people in October 1904, their pres (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: New National Security Adviser Approved
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Kunle Akogun And Tokunbo AdedojaAbuja/New York - President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday approved the appointment of General Andrew Owoye Azazi (rtd) as the new National Security Adviser (NSA).This c (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Zimbabweans Have Long Wait to Get Legal
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Nastasya TayJohannesburg - THE sun beat down on the thousands of hats, umbrellas, blankets and bare heads in a queue of Zimbabwean migrants in Harrison Street in the Johannesburg city centre yester (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Mayor, Councillors Clash Over Chiyangwa Land Deals
Monday 04-Oct-2010: Harare - Harare City Council's ad-hoc land audit committee chaired by Clr Warship Dumba has clashed with Mayor Muchadeyi Masunda over the committee's recommendations to have businessman Mr Philip Chiy (By News Poster)...
Swaziland: South Africa Refuses Comment on Rights Abuses
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Loyiso LangeniJohannesburg - International Relations and Cooperation minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has refused to be drawn on the human rights abuses in Swaziland.Nkoana-Mashabane told a press co (By News Poster)...
Mozambique: OTM Warns Against Amending the Labour Law
Friday 08-Oct-2010: Maputo - Mozambique's largest trade union federation, the OTM, has come out against amending the 2007 Labour Law, despite its own hostility towards some sections of the law.The OTM was angered that th (By News Poster)...
Somalia: Uganda Wants Airport and Docks Blocked
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Tabu ButagiraEntebbe - President Museveni yesterday asked the UN to enforce blanket security check over Somalia by declaring its airspace a "no-fly zone" and blocking seaports to defeat the al Shab (By News Poster)...
Wal-Mart's Arrival is the Wake-Up Call the Country Needs Right Now
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Dianna GamesJohannesburg - WHEN Mark Lamberti first took over the reins of a handful of Makro stores back in the late 1980s, one of the first things he did was fly to the US with a colleague in sea (By News Poster)...
Uganda: Long Term Financing Still a Challenge
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By David SsempijjaKampala - FABIAN Kasi is the new managing director of the Centenary Bank. He believes Uganda's banking industry is facing enormous but not insurmountable challenges. What do you cons (By News Poster)...
'More Tourists, More Jobs'
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Catherine SasmanWindhoek - Federation of Namibia Tourism Associations (Fenata) Chief Executive Officer, Jacky Asheeke, has said while the tourism sector has great potential for employment creation, (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Transcript of Henry Okah's Interview On Al Jazeera
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: Henry Okah: On Saturday morning, just a day after the attack, a very close associate of President Jonathan called me and explained to me that there had been a bombing in Nigeria and that President Jon (By News Poster)...
Mozambique: Governance Index Ranks Country 20th in Continent
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: Maputo - The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has ranked Mozambique in 20th position out of 53 African countries in the 2010 edition of its annual index of African governance.Out of a possible maximum of 100, Mo (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: ACN Warns Jonathan Against Hindering Investigation
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Abbas JimohPresident Goodluck Jonathan has been advised not to jump to conclusions on Friday's bomb attacks in Abuja but allow investigators to do a thorough job and fish out the culprits.The Actio (By News Poster)...
Country Steps Up Energy Efficiency Awareness Drive
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Irene !hoa�sWindhoek - Namibia continues to strengthen its efforts in sustainable energy use.A workshop was held yesterday as one of the strategies that will lead to the successful implementation o (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Pengassan Wants DPR to Investigate Oil Marketers
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Linda ErokePetroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has called on the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to inspect all fuel stations across the country as a w (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Positive Feedback From Anti-HIV Gel Research
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Kudzai ChinhangwaThe success of tests into the effectiveness of anti-HIV gels to be used by women before engaging in sex has presented Zimbabwe with another chance of further reducing the rapid tra (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Security Agents Block Roads in Abuja
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Romoke W. Ahmad, Ogechi Ohalee & Hussein YahayaSecurity agents from the police and State Security Service (SSS) yesterday sealed off some roads that lead to the scene of Friday's bomb blast.The age (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Petrol Prices on the Increase
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Cassandra PireuJohannesburg - On Friday the government announced that petrol prices will be adjusted this Wednesday. While petrol will increase between 4c to 5c per litre, the price of diesel per l (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Castel Denies Takeover Talks With Sabmiller
Saturday 09-Oct-2010: By Michael BlebyJohannesburg - Groupe Castel, the privately owned French drinks group, said it was not in takeover talks with SABMiller, after a UK newspaper report said the two sides were discussing (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Inmates Torch Bauchi Prison
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Sani Muh'd SaniBauchi - The Bauchi prison was yesterday set ablaze by serving prisoners and awaiting trial inmates in various prisons across the state in protest.This follows the recent pardon of s (By News Poster)...
Namibia: Diamond Dollars Rolling in Again
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Jo-Mare DuddyNamibia sold nearly N$3 billion worth of diamonds during the first eight months of 2010, about 22 per cent more than the same time last year.Releasing the latest diamond figures yester (By News Poster)...
Uganda: There is Urgent Need to Focus on HIV Discordance
Friday 08-Oct-2010: Not so long ago, the media was awash with news of a woman who had been sentenced to death by the army after she killed her husband following a domestic dispute. Apparently, this young mother shot dead (By News Poster)...
Uganda: Regulator Questions Power Cuts
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Walter Wafula and Sean OsekuKampala - The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA), the agency charged with regulating the country's power industry, says there is no justification for a new round of (By News Poster)...
Africa: HIV/Aids - Record Contributions to Global Fund 'Not Enough'
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: HIV treatment provided by the Global Fund has been estimated to save at least 3,600 lives each day.Donor countries and private corporations pledged a record US$11.7 billion to the Global Fund to Fight (By News Poster)...
Africa: Bananas Could Cut Deaths of Mothers, Children
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Evelyn Matsamura KiapiKampala - Africa's high rates of maternal and child mortality could be solved through the development of a bio-fortified genetically modified banana as preliminary results of (By News Poster)...
MDC-T Official Rejoins Zanu PF
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: Harare - An MDC-T official in Zaka District has defected to Zanu-PF and immediately attacked his former party describing its policy as inconsistent.Speaking after publicly ditching MDC-T recently, Mr (By News Poster)...
Tanzania: Cotton Farmers Lose Through Weighing Scale Tampering
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Orton KiishwekoDar es Salaam - OVER 358,700 cotton farmers in Shinyanga region are cheated and loses10bn/- every season through unscrupulous agents, who tamper with weighing scales when buying thei (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: South African Electoral Experts Help With 2011 Polls
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Loyiso LangeniJohannesburg - A TEAM of technical experts from SA's Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is expected to visit Nigeria this week to hold workshops on running elections, SA's deputy (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Nigeria Appoints Barclays Capital to Run Eurobond
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Ayodele Aminu With Agency ReportThe Federal Government has appointed Barclays Capital as adviser to its debut sale of a $500 million Eurobond. Another 10 countries with emerging economies are prepa (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Anglogold Ashanti Eliminates Hedge Book
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Des LathamJohannesburg - That enables the Group to gain full exposure to the rising Gold price and link the price it receives for the precious metal directly to market conditions as gold rises to a (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Swimmers Win 10 Medals, Five Gold
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Gary LemkeJohannesburg - IF CHAD le Clos were a country he would be eighth on the medals table at the Commonwealth Games. The 18-year-old is an extraordinary talent and for his second gold medal he (By News Poster)...
Ethiopia: Government Should Free All Political Prisoners
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: New York - The Ethiopian government's release on October 6, 2010, of detained opposition leader Birtukan Midekssa should pave the way for freeing dozens of other political prisoners in the country, Hu (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: As Robbers Attack Beer Parlour in Abaji
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Abubakar Sadiq IsahFew days after the residents of FCDA staff quarters in Abaji were robbed, a beer parlour operator was on Tuesday night robbed of N65,000.Eyewitness said the robbers numbering two (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: MDC-T Divided Over Constitution
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Farirai MachivenyikaHarare - The MDC-T leadership's call for a party-negotiated constitution has divided the Morgan Tsvangirai-led formation.MDC-T's standing committee met yesterday to try and reac (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Militant Claims Govt Wanted to Blame Northerners for Abuja Blasts
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: The former leader of a Niger Delta militant group, Henry Okah, has reportedly claimed he was arrested and charged in South Africa because he refused to cooperate in a plan to blame northerners for l (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: NMA Condemns Abuja Bomb Blast
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Ruby LeoThe Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has condemned in totality the October 1st bomb blasts in Abuja which left many dead and others undergoing treatment in various health facilities in th (By News Poster)...
Africa: EcoBank Rapid Transfer to Boost Africa's Economy
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Daniel NonorAfrica is set to enjoy further growth, as a result of Ecobank's Rapid Transfer, which was recently launched in Accra.Industry experts say the new product would boost Africa's economy, s (By News Poster)...
Kenya: Training Health Workers On HIV Prevention for Positives
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: Bondo - Kenyan health workers have been missing the opportunity to prevent HIV-positive people from infecting others because they lack the skills and knowledge to counsel this population, say speciali (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Dokpesi, Others Arrested Over Abuja Bombing
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Hassan AbdulChairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi may have been arrested in connection with last Friday's bombings in Abuja.Agency reports indicate that Dokpesi, who is also th (By News Poster)...
Zambia: Irrigation Policy to Help Small-Scale Farmers Cultivate All Year Round
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Stanslous NgosaZambia has, for some time, suffered severe droughts in some parts of the country resulting in reduced yield despite the country having abundant water resources.The greatest challenge (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Vietnam Has Attained Food Security Through Agriculture - Envoy
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Charles OnunaijuThe protracted and arduous struggle of the Vietnamese people for national liberation did not just result in the hoisting of national flag and such other symbolic attributes of natio (By News Poster)...
Uganda: We Need to Help Couples Understand HIV Discordance
Sunday 10-Oct-2010: By Irene NamirembeKampala - NOT so long ago, the media was awash with news of Judith Koriang, a woman who had been sentenced to death by the Court Martial after she killed her husband following a dome (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: The Menace of Kidnapping
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Naomi AdamuAbuja - Kidnapping has taken an alarming dimension in the country especially in the South-East. This ugly trend which started some years back in the South-South by militants to drive hom (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Niger Uranium Eyes Nickel Exploration
Friday 08-Oct-2010: Harare - AIM listed mining giant, Niger Uranium has joined the current scramble to exploit Zimbabwe's largely untapped nickel reserves after announcing that it would be investing US$3,6 billion in nic (By News Poster)...
Namibia: Ndilimani an Inspiration for Generations
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: Windhoek - Many fond memories of the liberation struggle were rekindled last Friday evening when Namibia's oldest music group and the pioneers of Namibian revolutionary music, the Ndilimani Cultural T (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: How Rural Roads Drive Cross River Economy
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: Propelled by his commitment to actualize one of his cardinal objectives at inauguration, Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River State, has pursued rural development vigorously.Through the state's Rural D (By News Poster)...
Prime Minister Opens Conference On Prison Reform
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: Maputo - The Mozambican state "must be guided by the principles of the democratic rule of law, respect for human rights, social justice, judicial pluralism, and access to justice for all", declared Pr (By News Poster)...
Namibia: Police Concerned About Dagga in Oshana Region
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: By Oswald ShivuteOSHANA residents, and especially young people, who plant dagga "at their houses, their flats, cuca shops, parents' houses, as well as selling and smoking dagga", have become a big con (By News Poster)...
Uganda: Fuel Shortage Causes Load Shedding
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Chris KiwawuloKampala - SEVERAL parts of the country will suffer a 14-hour power black-out this month following persistent fuel shortages.The power outages will hit most of the country for at least (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Recession Knocks Quarter Off Spier Sales
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Katy ChanceJohannesburg - A combination of recessional reality and canny buyers colluded to see the Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG) Auction, held at Spier estate in Stellenbosch on Saturday, re (By News Poster)...
Namibia: Germany Sign Agreements Worth Millions
Monday 04-Oct-2010: FINANCE Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila and Germany's Ambassador to Namibia, Egon Kochanke, on Wednesday signed an intergovernmental agreement on financial co-operation to expand the Ruacana hydro (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Dembare Thump Gunners
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Eddie ChikamhiHarare - Dynamos sealed their place in the final of the Zaoga Golden Jubilee Charity Shield with a clinical destruction of Premiership champions Gunners at Rufaro yesterday.Rarely hav (By News Poster)...
Uganda: Museveni Warns on Illegal Land Evictions
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Henry MukasaKampala - Government officials who fail to enforce the new land law that prohibits illegal evictions will either be sacked or arrested, President Museveni has warned.The President sound (By News Poster)...
Kenya: Stuck in Camps Three Years After Post-Poll Violence
Friday 08-Oct-2010: Ol'kalau - Elizabeth Njeri, a social worker at a camp for thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) in Kenya's Central Province, frequently feels powerless, especially when faced with medical an (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Jonathan's Reaction to Bombings Shows Inexperience, Says Buhari
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Abbas Jimoh & Mohammed AbubakarAbuja - President Goodluck Jonathan jumped to a hasty conclusion with regards to responsibility for last Friday's twin bomb blasts in Abuja because of his inexperienc (By News Poster)...
Nigeria: Bombings Targeted Jonathan, Says Delta Leader
Friday 08-Oct-2010: By Imam ImamThe leader of the Niger Delta People Volunteer Force (NDPVF) Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo Asari yesterday said security agents failed to heed his warning on the likely bombing of strategic target (By News Poster)...
Somalia: Pirates Seize Fishing Vessel Off Madagascar
Friday 08-Oct-2010: On 8 October 2010, the Taiwanese fishing vessel FENG GUO was confirmed pirated 250 nautical miles from Antisiranana, Madagascar. This is the most southerly vessel to be pirated since the operation beg (By News Poster)...
Zimbabwe: Chihuri Warns Women Rapists
Friday 08-Oct-2010: Harare - Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri says the force is still trying to establish the motive behind the increase in the number of cases of women gang-raping men.Since 2009, more than (By News Poster)...
Kenya: ODM Rebel MPs Claim Pentagon Behind Poll Chaos
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: By Caroline WafulaNairobi - Two ODM MPs have claimed the party's top leadership organ is to blame for the post-election violence that rocked Kenya following the disputed 2007 elections.Isaac Ruto (Che (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Minister Gags Media on Zuma's Air Force Flights
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: By Wyndham HartleyCape Town - Defence and Military Veterans Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has refused to give details of the more than 170 domestic and international flights undertaken by the air force for (By News Poster)...
Angola: Armed Forces Commemorate 19 Years
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: Luanda - The Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) will celebrate Saturday 9th October its 19th anniversary since its formation into a single and non-partisan army.According to a press note from FAA that arrived (By News Poster)...
South Africa: Bank Regulator Cautious on Issuing New Licences
Monday 04-Oct-2010: By Sure KamhungaJohannesburg - THE banking regulator has not ruled out issuing more banking licences - but said that he will continue to be guided by the need to protect the sector and public against (By News Poster)...
Air Force Aerobatics Team Shines in SA
Monday 04-Oct-2010: Harare - Air Force of Zimbabwe aerobatics displays raised high the country's flag at the aerospace exhibition in South Africa recently.Members of the air force made spectacular aerobatics displays at (By News Poster)...
My Trip to America - GO... at Johannesburg airport... Meet Americans: We killed all the Indians...
Monday 04-Oct-2010: I have had a very hectic few days. I am finally on my way to the USA. I have only a few minutes before I board my Delta airlines flight. I was held up when I went through security at first. I h (By Jan)...
Zimbabwe writer request for support with tution
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: Foundation of Reason and Justice will post people 's request Dear Sir/madam l hereby write to request your support. l would like to further my writing and reporting by studying Journalism. A D (By Collen Makumbirofa)...
My Trip to America: Day 2 ends... start of Day 3....
Thursday 07-Oct-2010: [Between monday and wednesday I slept only 6 hours. Last night I actually got to bed in time to sleep 5 1/2 hours. Here are excerpts from short emails to people. My netbook keyboard is giving me hell. (By Jan)...
"Zimbabwe Today" by Robb WJ Ellis (06-10-2010)
Wednesday 06-Oct-2010: Howzit Foreign currency mid-rates updated. -o00o- Yesterday, I received an email from someone that informed me that Henry Olonga was appearing on CNN as their "Connector of the Day"... That s (By The BeardedMan)...
ATTENTION: FINANCIAL SUPPORT ZIMBABWEANS WHO WANT TO STUDY
Tuesday 05-Oct-2010: Many Zimbabwean refugees would like to study short or long term courses in areas such as IT, Agriculture and Journalism. Education is a great investment for an impoverished country such as Zimbabwe. (By Collen Makumbirofa)...
My Trip to America: Sitting in Jeff Nyquist's kitchen....
Sunday 10-Oct-2010: Just a quick note. I will post more later. But I had my first long distance drive by myself on the right hand side of the road. I drove over 400 miles to get to Jeff Nyquist, including crossing Grant' (By Jan)...
"Zimbabwe Today" by Robb WJ Ellis (04-10-2010)
Monday 04-Oct-2010: Howzit Foreign currency mid-rates updated... -o00o- On Saturday evening, I was all prepared to run a music quiz, and there seemed to be very little interest. So, instead, at about quarter to (By The BeardedMan)...
"Zimbabwe Today" by Robb WJ Ellis (10-10-2010)
Sunday 10-Oct-2010: Howzit In typical Zimbabwean tradition, the news that a white commercial farmer has been murdered in Somabula is shrouded with internet problems. First reported in The Chroncicle - Bulawayo's answe (By The BeardedMan)...