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Mazowe villagers take Grace Mugabe head-on
Source: Mazowe villagers take Grace Mugabe head-on – NewsDay Zimbabwe March 30, 2017 Arnold Farm residents in Mazowe have approached the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) to intervene to force the police to stop the continued demolition of their homes reportedly to pave way for the (...)
[Zimbabwe Situation] 30/03/2017

 
After drought, Zimbabwe contends with fall armyworm invasion
It was first detected in Africa barely a year ago, yet the fall armyworm, a type of caterpillar whose name derives from its tendency to maraud in vast numbers, has already infested hundreds of thousands of hectares of maize across more than a dozen countries on the continent, presenting a (...)
[The Zimbabwean] 30/03/2017

 
Liberia: Unclear U.S. Policy Toward Africa Has Implications On Upcoming Elections
[FrontPageAfrica] Washington -If US President Donald Trump has a plan for Africa, he and his aides are holding it pretty close to their chest.
[AllAfrica] 30/03/2017

 
Africa: Amnesty Condemns Racist Attack Against Africans in India
[This Day] Amnesty International India has condemned the racist attack against Africans in India and called on Uttar Pradesh authorities to bring to justice those responsible for recent racist attacks against black African students and ensure the students' (...)
[AllAfrica] 30/03/2017

Africa: What Next for Europe & Africa After #Brexit ?
[The Conversation Africa] The signing of the Treaty of Rome, which established the European Economic Community (EEC) 60 years ago in March 1957, came at a tumultuous time in relations between Europe and Africa.
[AllAfrica] 30/03/2017

Fiesta ST joins Ford fire risk recall
Fiesta ST joins Ford fire risk recall
The Ford Fiesta ST 'hot' hatch is being recalled in South Africa for the same fire risk that afflicts the Kuga.
[IOL] 30/03/2017

 
Another gem from Mungoshi family
Vongai Mbara Arts Reporter The name Mungoshi certainly needs no introduction at all ever since it saw the limelight in 1964 when legendary writer, Charles Mungoshi wrote “Cain’s Medal” for the then iconic African Parade.The name has since remained relevant through the works of David, Joseph, (...)
[The Herald] 30/03/2017

Monya is Miss Debutant 2017!
Monya is Miss Debutant 2017! Monya Louw was announced Miss Debutant 2017 for the Miss Teen Namibia pageant this year. Her prize included a trip to Sun City, South Africa, to watch the Miss South Africa 2017 pageant live. "I'm privileged and honoured to be selected as Miss Debutant 2017," (...)
[Republikein] 30/03/2017

Ford SA replaces CEO Jeff Nemeth
Ford SA replaces CEO Jeff Nemeth Ford Motor Company has announced the appointment of Casper Kruger as managing director of Ford Sub-Saharan Africa region, effective 1 April 2017. He will assume the position of managing director when current president and CEO Jeff Nemeth takes up his new (...)
[Republikein] 30/03/2017

.Africa-domein is hier
.Africa-domein is hier JJ van Wyk - Die langverwagte .Africa-domein is vanaf 3 April beskikbaar en sal deur die Suid-Afrikaanse Sentrale Register (ZACR) geadministreer word. Volgens Donvay Wegierski, 'n direkteur van Werksmans Attorneys, bied dit opwindende geleenthede vir ondernemings en (...)
[Republikein] 30/03/2017

AU to help African states to reduce food losses
The African Union (AU), would assist its member states to reduce their post harvest losses, an official said on Wednesday. AU Technical Adviser on Food Losses Cephas Taruvinga told an agricultural forum in Nairobi that the continent loses between 20 and 40 per cent of all food harvested (...)
[The Nation] 29/03/2017

Carbon Credit Network marks 5th anniversary
Carbon Credit Network, a division of SMEFUNDS, dedicated to greener Africa is set to hold it fifth anniversary. The theme of the anniversary programme on Friday, April 28, is ‘Let’s make Africa greener by connecting to the people at the BoP’. The venue is Eko Hotels & Suites, Adetokunbo (...)
[The Nation] 29/03/2017

Desalegn visits KK
Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has praised Zambia’s First Republican president Kenneth Kaunda and his friends for being true pan Africanists. Mr. Desalegn says young leaders on the continent cherish Dr. Kaunda and other veterans for the role they played in liberating Africa. The (...)
[ZNBC] 29/03/2017

South Africa: Student Funding Scheme Should Be Strengthened
[The Conversation Africa] In mid-December 2016, the South African Minister of Higher Education and Training released the report of a ministerial task team set up to investigate student funding for those who can't afford higher (...)
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Ahmed Kathrada funeral: South Africa’s Zuma asked to stay away
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has not attended the funeral of veteran anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada at the request of his family. Ahmed Kathrada funeral: South Africa’s Zuma asked to stay away : NewsDay Zimbabwe.
[NewsDay] 29/03/2017

After drought, Zimbabwe contends with fall armyworm invasion
A new pest is devastating crops in 13 African states. Are hopes for a post-drought recovery in Zimbabwe being dashed?
[IRIN] 29/03/2017

Top African cyclists headed to Namibia for Nedbank CC Series
Staff Reporter Windhoek Pieter du Toit, Mariske Strauss and Cherie Redecker are among some of the top South African cyclists who will partake in this weekend’s Nedbank XC Cross Country Series. The Union Cyclist International (UCI) classified race will also see top cyclists from Lesotho, such as (...)
[New Era] 29/03/2017

South Africa: Convicted Killer Artist Wishes to See to Affairs Before 'Inconvenience' of Prison
[News24Wire] Valuable artworks, an art studio in Cape Town, a young daughter in England, and a gluten allergy.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

South Africa: President Zuma the Elephant in the Room At Kathrada's Funeral
[News24Wire] Although he wasn't physically present, President Jacob Zuma's presence loomed large at the funeral of struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada in Johannesburg on Wednesday.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

South Africa: Gupta Banking Matter Resumes in Court
[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Oakbay Investments Proprietary Limited banking matter will resume in the North Gauteng High Court this morning.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Africa: Bafana Bafana Draw With Sable Antelopes in Friendly
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan national senior men's football team drew on Tuesday nil-nil with South Africa, in a friendly match played in Buffalo City stadium in Bloefonteim, under the second FIFA date.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Say goodbye to third-world communication
South African businesses increasingly depend on connectivity. This is because tech-savvy customers require businesses and service providers that meet their always-on needs. For example, retail outlets are increasingly adopting kiosk type services where, through video, customers can be connected (...)
[IT News Africa] 29/03/2017

Expectations Gordhan will go leave South African markets on edge
Expectations Gordhan will go leave South African markets on edge
South Africa's currency and bonds weakened again on Wednesday as expectations rise that President Jacob Zuma will sack finance minister Pravin Gordhan following the funeral this afternoon of anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada.
[Africa Report] 29/03/2017

 
South Africa: Provincial Leader Questions 'Tsunami' Over Her Colonialism Tweets
[News24Wire] An unrepentant Helen Zille believes a debate on colonialism should not be shut down.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

It's too late to adopt rand: Biti
HARARE - Ex-Finance minister Tendai Biti has said it is too late for Zimbabwe to adopt the South African rand as a dominating currency. Writing on his Twitter account, the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader said: “Too late to adopt rand. Economy now in so much disequilibrium (...)
[DailyNews] 29/03/2017

South Africa: Cricket's Proteas Move Past Australia to Number Two in Tests
[News24Wire] The Proteas have finished second on the ICC Test team rankings at the April 1 cut-off date, following their drawn Test against New Zealand in Hamilton.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Copy Zambia – Desalegn
Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn says Zambia has a deep and sound culture of democracy which other African Nations should emulate. Mr Desalegn says Zambia has held successful elections which give power to the people. The Ethiopian Prime Minister said this after he laid wreaths at (...)
[ZNBC] 29/03/2017

British Embassy closes in Zambia
The British Embassy has said goodbye to Zambia, to apply for a VISA to the UK, one has to go to South Africa. Despite that Zambia was colonized by Britain, and that South Africa is less British, Zambians will have to go to South Africa if they are interested in going to UK. (...)
[Zambian Eye] 29/03/2017

Nigeria's Rack Centre Becomes First African DCS Awards Finalist
Rack Centre, Africa’s premium Data Centre, became the first ever African based Data Centre provider to be finalists, in two categories, in the internationally acclaimed Data Centre Solutions (DCS) awards in the UK. After seven successful years this is the first time an African company has become (...)
[IT News Africa] 29/03/2017

South Africa: Minister Defends Zuma Over Finance Minister Recall
[News24Wire] Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has defended President Jacob Zuma's decision to recall Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan from an overseas investor roadshow.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Zuma to stay away from Kathrada’s funeral
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma is not attending the funeral of veteran anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada at the request of his family. Zuma to stay away from Kathrada’s funeral : NewsDay Zimbabwe.
[NewsDay] 29/03/2017

Mogadishu-Nairobi direct flights resume
Government officials witnessed the African Express Airways plane take off to Nairobi Wednesday
[East Africa News Post] 29/03/2017

South Africa: Honour Kathrada By Confronting ANC's Challenges - Mbeki
[News24Wire] Former president Thabo Mbeki says he will honour the memory of struggle hero Ahmed Kathrada by confronting the challenges facing the country and the ANC.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

South Africa: Stormwater Harvesting Could Help Nation Manage Water Shortages
[The Conversation Africa] In 2016, South Africa experienced one of the worst droughts in decades. Many towns and cities across the country were left with compromised water supply systems and limited food production. This placed pressure on an already fragile (...)
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

South Africa: Donald Trump's Impact On Civil Society Could Be Far-Reaching
[Daily Maverick] There is one constant about most donors, whether philanthropic, corporate or aid agencies - they tend to be fickle. By SHELAGH GASTROW.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Mteki’s nationwide tour gathers momentum
African Roots musician Bryn Taurai Mteki’s nationwide tour running under the banner, Historic Ndakabvakure Tour: Back from America has gathered momentum, with the sculptor-cum businessman performing at sold-out gigs. Mteki’s nationwide tour gathers momentum : NewsDay (...)
[NewsDay] 29/03/2017

Africa: Speaking Out - African Women in Germany
[Deutsche Welle] Overcoming barriers is part of every immigrant's struggle. African women living in Germany have been sharing their experiences in a meeting intended to boost morale and better equip them to deal with life here.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

South Africa: Bodies of Missing UN Officials Reported Found
[Deutsche Welle] The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed that two kidnapped UN experts have been killed. One of the victims had been decapitated.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Adesina leads AfDB mission to India
— New Delhi, India, March 28, 2017 – The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) Akinwumi Adesina and Senior Official of the Bank [...]
[Africa Herald Express] 29/03/2017

Zimbabwe: SADC Must Act On National Crisis - Opposition
[New Zimbabwe] THE Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) must urgently intervene in crisis-hit Zimbabwe, failing which suffering locals may be forced to resort "to unlawful and unconstitutional means of redress", an opposition party has (...)
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Africa: Egypt Snubs Nile Sharing Agreement, Asks for More Time
[Monitor] Entebbe -Egyptian authorities on Monday, yet again, requested for more time to "consult widely" on the terms and implications of the contentious clauses in the new cooperative framework that seeks to refine sharing of the River Nile. The request was resultantly granted by the Nile (...)
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Ghana: Women in Ghana Pay a Heavy Social Price for Not Having Children
[The Conversation Africa] The number of children a woman of reproductive age bears has been declining globally. Yet childbearing expectations in some parts of Africa remain high. In Ghana, for example, the total fertility rate - the average number of children expected per woman over a lifetime (...)
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

South Africa: Zille, Tweeting and Inanity - More Reasons for White South Africans to Shut Up
[The Conversation Africa] It's remarkable how much of a shitstorm Twitter creates when in the hands of politicians - with serious costs for the rest of us.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Zimbabwe: Migrants Appeal to South Africa Home Affairs Minister
[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE Special Permit (ZSP) holders in South Africa have appealed for a chance to be heard before Home Affairs minister Malusi Gigaba decides on their fate.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

South Sudan: Govt to Review Steep Hike of Work Permit Fees
[East African] South Sudan will review the revised work permit fee for foreigners.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

South Africa: Finance Minister Will Be Fired After Kathrada Burial - Malema
[News24Wire] EFF leader Julius Malema on Tuesday tweeted that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will be replaced by Brian Molefe, after the funeral of struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada on Wednesday.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

South Africa: Struggle Veteran Ahmed Kathrada to Be Laid to Rest
[News24Wire] The funeral of struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada is expected to take place on Wednesday at the Westpark Cemetery in Randburg at 10:00.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Zille justifies 'colonialism' tweet amid scathing criticism
Zille justifies 'colonialism' tweet amid scathing criticism
A defiant Helen Zille refused to back down in the Western Cape Legislature, insisting that some aspects of colonialism, like motor cars, were good for South Africa.
[IOL] 29/03/2017

 
'In death you once more challenge people'
'In death you once more challenge people'
Ahmed Kathrada's death does not mean that South Africans should give up his legacy, writes Adri Senekal de Wet.
[IOL] 29/03/2017

 
West Africa: Over 1 Million People Are Stateless in West Africa - United Nations
[Daily Trust] At least, one million people are stateless or at risk of being stateless in the West African region, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has said on Tuesday.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

 
IOL : Judge says arrested Mexican 'Dreamer' can be released
Judge says arrested Mexican 'Dreamer' can be released
 
 
IOL : Is a Brexit deal really possible in two years?
Is a Brexit deal really possible in two years?
 
 
IOL : #KathradaFuneral in pictures
#KathradaFuneral in pictures
 
 
IOL : Jugdgment was reserved in Gordhan/Oakbay debacle
Jugdgment was reserved in Gordhan/Oakbay debacle
 
 
IOL : WATCH: #FreeConcert2017 sets the mood for Jazz Fest
WATCH: #FreeConcert2017 sets the mood for Jazz Fest
 
 
IOL : State seeks life sentence for Rhodes Park killers
State seeks life sentence for Rhodes Park killers
 
 
IOL : 'ANC leaders split over Gordhan's fate'
'ANC leaders split over Gordhan's fate'
 
 
IOL : #CTIJF2017: Free Concert draws large crowd
#CTIJF2017: Free Concert draws large crowd
 
 
IOL : Brexit:'There can be no turning back'
Brexit:'There can be no turning back'
 
 
IOL : Team to probe cause of #DurbanFire
Team to probe cause of #DurbanFire
 
 
IOL : #CTIJF to be added on Cape Town's 'Big 7' list?
#CTIJF to be added on Cape Town's 'Big 7' list?
 
 
IOL : #CTIJF: 'Music education is needed at schools'
#CTIJF: 'Music education is needed at schools'
 
 
IOL : 'I want you to walk in and kill this guy'
'I want you to walk in and kill this guy'
 
 
IOL : Pops Mohamed to celebrate 'our culture' at CTIJF
Pops Mohamed to celebrate 'our culture' at CTIJF
 
 
IOL : No water at KZN hospital for 24 hours
No water at KZN hospital for 24 hours
 
 
IOL : Probe into #ORTamboHeist 'estimated to last six months'
Probe into #ORTamboHeist 'estimated to last six months'
 
 



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