[Zimbabwe Independent] ENERGY minister Fortune Chasi (FC) took his oath of office this week, promising to tackle the electricity crisis head-on. His appointment comes at a time power utility Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) has embarked on crippling load-shedding amid dwindling water levels at Kariba Dam, while regional power suppliers like Eskom are threatening to cut Zimbabwe off, owing to a US$83 million debt
[Premium Times] The National Film and Video Censors Board has cleared the air on a report making the rounds, claiming the board has set up three panels to analyse and classify a transgender film titled, ‘Bobrisky in Love’.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Peter Moyo, the chief executive of Old Mutual Limited and Old Mutual Life Assurance Company Limited, has been suspended by the Old Mutual Board who said the decision was based on the “breakdown in trust” between Moyo and the board.
[Ghanaian Times] The Board of Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) has stripped Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale of awards won by the two dancehall artists, at the just ended 20th edition of the awards held in Accra.
[Leadership] The Kogi Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mrs Oludolapo Ahile, has died in an auto crash.
[Vanguard] The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, has unveiled achievements of her ministry as the clock ticks for her exit, revealing that Nigeria’s foreign reserves stood at $44.69 billion as at May 13, 2019.
[News24Wire] Cape Town’s famous Muir Street mosque, in District 6, has been hit with a noise complaint as its congregants mark the holy month of Ramadan.
[Observer] Corporal Collins will be punished in accordance with the uniform code of military justice.
[News24Wire] Eight new board members at the South African Broadcasting Corporation have received President Cyril Ramaphosa’s signature of approval, the Presidency announced on Friday.
[Nyasa Times] Southern Region Water Board has disconnected water at Neno District Hospital due to over K35 million unpaid bill.