2012-03-16 08:53:38As the Dust Settles On the Limpopo River[IPS]
Chapita Ramovha remembers the days when the Limpopo River lapped at the foot of his village in south Zimbabwe. He says that back then residents of Makakavhule village had to build high walls to protect their homes from flooding. "The Limpopo River was a marvel to watch, a beauty of nature, a source of food and income for us who lived along it," the subsistence farmer recalls.
Sunday, 10-19-14, 12:16Scholar Mazrui Laid to Rest[Capital FM]Mombasa -Renowned scholar Professor Ali Mazrui was buried at a family graveyard opposite the Fort Jesus on Sunday.
Sunday, 10-19-14, 12:08The Ebola You Haven't Heard About[Chatham House]As the world has rightly focused on the response to the terrible outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, and the new cases in Europe and the US, another unrelated Ebola outbreak has taken place in the Equateur province of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Sunday, 10-19-14, 6:24Opposition Parties Petition Kiir Over Security Bill[Sudan Tribune]Juba -South Sudanese opposition leaders have petitioned President Salva Kiir against signing into law the controversial security bill approved by the parliament, despite boycott, saying it contravenes the country's constitution.
Sunday, 10-19-14, 6:08Narep Calls for Stronger 'Social Enterprise' in Zambia[Zambia Reports]NAREP Head of International Relations Pascal Nsokolo has called upon the government to promote and provide an enabling environment for Social Enterprises to thrive as this will help to tackle unemployment. He was speaking in London ahead of delivering a 50th Independence Anniversary and Golden Jubilee message to His Excellency Mr Paul Lumbi the Zambian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.
Sunday, 10-19-14, 6:08President Mugabe in Italy for Mass[New Zimbabwe]PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is in Italy where he will join other world leaders at Sunday's beatification of Pope Paul VI at the Vatican.