Africa Posts

The US$370 000 Zimbabwean Wedding

By Correspondent , 05 , Oct 2013


By Herald WHAT can one do with more than a quarter of a million? Many people would buy houses, cars or probably invest but imagine splashing a whopping US$370 000 .. Read More →

Gender Discrimination On The Prowl In Rural Africa

By Best Masinire , 05 , Oct 2013


The noises she recalls vividly are that of cows mooing, owls screaming, chickens cackling, dogs barking, cats yowling, pigs squealing, pigeons cooing, beetles clicking, bats screeching, crickets creaking, different hisses .. Read More →

Countering The Negative Images Of Africa

By Norman Muvavarirwa , 05 , Oct 2013


"You must always include The Starving African, who wanders the refugee camp nearly naked, and waits for the benevolence of the west. Her children have flies on their eyelids and .. Read More →

Orlando Pirate`s Happy Jele`s War Cry

By Tendai Makaripe , 05 , Oct 2013


By Tendai Makaripe Goal shy South African giants Orlando Pirates take on continental powerhouse Esperance in a potentially explosive Champions league semi final clash in Soweto on Saturday. [caption id="attachment_1166" .. Read More →

Literacy Rate Very Low In Uganda

By Takudzwa Mashumba , 05 , Oct 2013


Ugandan Education Ministry in a sector review workshop held recently has reported a decline in literacy rate despite millions of dollars injected in free education. "59% of Primary Six pupils .. Read More →

Made In Nigeria Phones Will Soon Hit The Market

By Lorraine Mashandure , 04 , Oct 2013


MADE IN NIGERIA PHONES TO BE LAUNCHED Friday 3 October, 2013(News of the South)-Nigeria has plans to launch two mobile phones next month. Indigenisation has taken a toll in African .. Read More →

Gambia Pulls Out Of The Commonwealth

By Correspondent , 04 , Oct 2013


London (AFP) - The Commonwealth expressed dismay Thursday after Gambia's shock announcement that it had pulled out of what it called a "neo-colonial institution." The west African republic's government said .. Read More →

Zimbabwean Government Unveils $161million for Agricultural Support

By Norman Muvavarirwa , 04 , Oct 2013


The Zimbabwean government on Wednesday unveiled a $161 million input support programme to enable farmers to grow maize and small grains, including rearing livestock for the 2013/2014 farming season. Finance .. Read More →

Zimbabwe International Book Fair Commences In Harare

By Norman Muvavarirwa , 04 , Oct 2013


All roads are leading to the Harare Gardens in the capital of Zimbabwe for this year’s Zimbabwe International Book Fair (ZIBF) which opened on Monday. The annual showcase is running .. Read More →

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