[ISS] ‘Good fences make good neighbours,’ the American poet Robert Frost wrote in 1915. This remark has been widely misinterpreted to mean that Frost was advocating the erection of barriers between people as the best way of getting along. In fact he was disapprovingly quoting his neighbour whom he was trying to persuade instead to knock down the wall between their properties.
[The Herald] THE Joshua Nkomo Cultural Movement (JNCM) has appealed to the Government to erect a statue of Father Zimbabwe, the late Vice President Dr Joshua Nkomo, in Harare.
[CAJ News] Lusaka -Seven children from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)have drowned while attempting to return from Zambia.
[ISS] Crimes like piracy, illegal fishing and the smuggling and trafficking of firearms, narcotics and people continue to threaten security in the Western Indian Ocean. If left unopposed, they severely hamper shipping and the growth of blue or ocean economies.
[New Zimbabwe] Former President Robert Mugabe’s political pet-project has all but gone up in smoke if leaked recordings are anything to go by.
[Premium Times] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has responded to the suggestion by President Muhammadu Buhari that the administration he (Obasanjo) led between 1999 and 2007 wasted $16billion on power projects without anything to show for it.
[Seychelles News Agency] IIlegal drug use in Seychelles, especially heroin, has increased to an alarming rate, said the secretary of state responsible for the prevention of drug abuse and rehabilitation.
[New Times] Rwanda will later this month host the Africa International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Symposium, an event that will bring together more than 300 major actors in the aviation industry from across Africa.
[GroundUp] Patients’ complaints prompt TAC meeting
[Vanguard] Nigeria’s excess crude account is set to swell as the price of Bonny Light leaps towards $75 per barrel in the international market.