September 19

  • Zimbabwe: Madamombe Was a Shining Star [column]

    The Herald

    Colleen Madamombe (1964 - 2009) was one of the country's finest stone sculptors. Madamombe was a short woman of great energy and girth who at her peak could out-carve any man in a... Read more »

  • Malawi: Tight Security Ahead of Blantyre Derby


    Police in Blantyre have assured soccer loving fans that security at Kamuzu Stadium will be intact when the two giants in football Mighty Wanderers and Big Bullets meet each other... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Good Government With Bad Debtors [opinion]

    The Herald

    Things were coming to a halt, fuel stations had more queues than fuel, supermarkets had condoms and tea leaves, sadza had become an endangered meal with institutions of higher... Read more »

  • Malawi: Formers President, Akweni Rivalry Rages On


    The rivalry between two vocal politicians in the country former President Joyce Banda and minister of Gender, Children and Social Welfare, Patricia Kaliati has seemingly gotten to... Read more »

  • Namibia: Women Brainstorm On GBV

    New Era

    More than eighty women recently gathered at the Benguela Community Hall to discuss gender-based violence (GBV) related matters. Read more »

  • Namibia: Darlings of the Diamond Empire [analysis]


    A NAMIBIAN empowerment scheme aimed at supplying rough diamonds worth billions of dollars to beef up the local diamond industry appears overwhelmingly to serve the interests of... Read more »

  • Zambia: State House Continues Barring Journalists

    Zambia Reports

    The barring of journalists from covering President Michael Sata's address in parliament has continued to cause consternation among media personnel from the private media. Read more »

  • Namibia: Namibian Cricket Prepares for Challenges Ahead


    As the world cricket order continues to shift with more powers being vested in the ICC's 'Top Three' members - India, England and Australia - the future of the smaller nations is... Read more »

  • South Africa: SA a Trend Setter in Africa's Local Government

    The Deputy Chairperson for United Cities Local Government for Africa, Thabo Manyoni, says South Africa is ranked amongst top five countries when it comes to local government... Read more »

  • Zambia: President Sata Set to Open Parliament Today

    Zambia Reports

    President Michael Sata will today open the fourth session of the 11th National Assembly and could endure the longest public appearance in months as his health status repeatedly... Read more »

  • Namibia: From Deutsch Südwest to Mandated Territory

    Namibia Economist

    This week, one hundred years ago, marks the beginning of the first contact between the military forces of the then Union of South Africa, and local German troops. Deutsch... Read more »

  • South Africa: Kruger Park Experiencing Veld Fires

    The Kruger National Park (KNP) is currently experiencing four fast moving fires since Friday due to the hot weather conditions in the area. Read more »

  • South Africa: Municipalities Urged to Involve People in Housing Delivery

    Human Settlements Deputy Minister Zou Kota-Fredericks says local government needs to include the participation of the people in housing delivery. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Councils Urged to Craft Long-Term Water Plans

    The Herald

    ALL local authorities will in future be required to produce long-term water production master plans to ensure that infrastructure development matches water availability and so curb... Read more »

  • South Africa: Communities Urged to Use Thusong Service Centres

    Communications Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams on Thursday urged communities to make use of Thusong Service Centres in their areas to access government services. Read more »

  • Namibia: The Credit Bureau Regulations in a Nutshell

    Namibia Economist

    Outlining the framework under which credit bureaus will effectively operate, the Bank of Namibia this week in response to questions posed by the Namibia Economist stated that new,... Read more »

  • South Africa: Functional Municipalities Needed to Boost Business Growth

    President Jacob Zuma says a well-functioning local government sector creates an enabling environment for the business sector to flourish and be sustainable, and for jobs to be... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Stop Jostling for Posts, Zanu-PF Warns

    The Herald

    ZANU-PF members jostling for Central Committee positions ahead of the 6th National People's Congress might be wasting their time as the party is yet to come up with guidelines on... Read more »

  • Africa: 'Africa Must Prioritise Water, Sanitation Issues'

    The Herald

    Africa is the most vulnerable continent to climate change and there is need for Government to put water and sanitation on top of their development agendas, a representative of the... Read more »

  • Namibia: Execution Discipline [column]

    Namibia Economist

    Background I have now discussed the innovation themes of generating useful ideas and choosing the best ideas to implement. This is the "sexy" part of innovation. The hard part is... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: 'Emulate Amai Mugabe'

    The Herald

    THE girl child must emulate First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe who, despite her social position, still went on to read for a Doctor of Philosophy degree which she graduated with at the... Read more »

  • South Africa: 2013/14 Crime Stats to Be Released Today

    All eyes will be on the South African Police Service (SAPS), as they release the much anticipated Annual Crime Statistics this morning. Read more »

  • South Africa: Families Work With Government to Find Loved Ones

    The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) says it has received an overwhelming response from South Africans, whose loved ones are still missing after the... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Bulawayo Will Never Die, Says President

    The Herald

    President Mugabe yesterday said Bulawayo was chosen to host the forthcoming 6th edition of the African Union Sports Council Region 5 under 20 Youth Games as part of plans to revive... Read more »

  • Namibia: First Three Big Brother Hotshots

    Namibia Economist

    Big BrotherAfrica fans will no longer have to wait until the launch of the show on 5 October 2014 to meet the Big Brother Hotshots housemates. M-Net and series producers Endemol SA... Read more »

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