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Southern African News aggregated from diverse sources, including Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa & other regional newspapers.

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[The Herald] Police Commissioner-General Godwin Matanga yesterday rallied the Zimbabwe Republic Police to come up with new strategies in the fight against corruption and complement Government efforts to end all forms of graft. He said President Mnangagwa had commissioned anti-corruption courts to specifically deal with corruption. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[Maka] Journalist Rafael Marques de Morais, who has braved decades of harassment and prosecution to expose corruption and human rights abuses in his native Angola, has been named the International Press Institute (IPI)'s 70th World Press Freedom Hero. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[News24Wire] Supra Mahumapelo has announced that he is taking "early retirement" as premier of the North West. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[Namibian] Works minister John Mutorwa suggested two weeks ago that the board and the chief executive of the troubled Roads Contractor Company be fired. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[The Herald] Villagers of Nembire area in Mt Darwin West are facing a critical shortage of food due to the erratic rains that affected the area this farming season. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[New Zimbabwe] Home Affairs Minister Obert Mpofu says his former cabinet colleague Saviour Kasukuwere was welcome back home and has allayed speculation the government harboured plans to pursue vendettas against his once bitter Zanu PF rival. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[New Zimbabwe] Belgian giants Anderlecht have reportedly joined the race to sign Zimbabwe captain Knowledge, who was last week linked with a move to fellow Jupiler Pro League to Standard Liege. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[New Zimbabwe] The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld an appeal by MDC-T leader Nelson Chamisa in his row with rival Thokozani Khupe over the use of the opposition party's party name, symbol and logo. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[The Herald] Mashonaland East war veterans leadership has urged 11 Zanu-PF aspiring candidates who lost in the Goromonzi South constituency primary elections to iron out their differences and unite ahead of the forthcoming harmonised elections. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[New Zimbabwe] A Zimbabwe National Army soldier was Tuesday slapped with a seven-year jail term for setting his pregnant girlfriend on fire. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[The Conversation Africa] Understanding children's nutritional status is important. Globally, nearly half of all deaths in children under five are caused by malnutrition. This is due to a lack of sufficient and nutritious food as well as a range of other factors such as healthcare, education, sanitation and hygiene. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[Namibian] State-owned military communications equipment company Sat-Com says it is retrenching 33 of its 70 employees, amid a revelation that the ministry of defence owes the company N$100 million. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[New Zimbabwe] Calls have been made for government to remove the country's central registry servers from Josiah Magama Tongogara Barracks (formerly KG6) to a friendlier environment. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[Namibian] A pensioner was raped by a 23-year-old suspect at Olupumbu village in the Oshana region, while two people died from knife stabbings in separate incidents on Friday and Saturday, respectively. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[New Zimbabwe] Riot police had to protect former deputy prime minister Thokozani Khupe at the Supreme Court after activists claimed to be from Nelson Chamisa-led MDC-T party charged her, chanting 'hure! hure! hure!' [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[The Source] Surface Wilmar, the local unit of Singapore giant Wilmar International says it has submitted a proposal to government to acquire 50 percent of the struggling Cotton Company of Zimbabwe (Cottco). [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[New Zimbabwe] "Tyson remains Tyson. Relaxed. Going farming. You know we are beneficiaries of the land reform. There is business to be done, that is the future," said Saviour Kasukuwere as he returned home Tuesday. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[The Herald] Harare Residents' Trust director Mr Precious Shumba has accused some sitting MDC-T councillors of vote-buying and pocketing thousands of dollars from desperate home-seekers after promising to allocate them residential stands when they assumed office. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[The Herald] The Special Prosecuting Unit is not meant to supersede or undermine the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission, but to reinforce its operations by ensuring a well-coordinated and comprehensive approach where all the investigating arms and prosecution elements operate in a coordinated manner. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa
[News24Wire] South Africa's consumer inflation came out at 4.5% for April, up from 3.8% in March. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Southern Africa

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