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- South Africa: Zuma to Pay Back the Money - Court's Legal Costs Order Essential 'To Remedy the Abuse of Public Resources'by Daily Maverick on 14/04/2021 at 04:47
[Daily Maverick] The punitive costs handed to former president Jacob Zuma by the Supreme Court of Appeal serve as a warning to others who 'make unwarranted allegations that scandalise the court'.
- South Africa: Jacob Zuma and the Unbalanced Scales of Justiceby Daily Maverick on 14/04/2021 at 04:46
[Daily Maverick] Jacob Zuma, who often complains that the courts treat him unfairly, has benefited handsomely from state funds to conduct his legal defence. This has enabled him to buy an advantage that 99.9% of criminal accused could only dream of.
- South Africa: South Africa Suspends Use of J&J Vaccine, 'Hopefully for Only a Few Days'by Daily Maverick on 14/04/2021 at 04:45
[Daily Maverick] Minister of Health Dr Zweli Mkhize has provisionally suspended the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in South Africa while regulators investigate a possible link between the vaccine and a rare type of blood clot in the brain.
- South Africa: Judge Hlophe Slams Judicial Conduct Tribunal's Impeachment Recommendationby Daily Maverick on 14/04/2021 at 04:41
[Daily Maverick] Hlophe, through his legal counsel, also accused the tribunal of endorsing 'the views of a political party that engaged in political campaigns, labelling Judge President Hlophe an ANC deployee and now a blight in the judiciary'.
- South Africa: Rollout of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Temporarily Suspended - Health Ministerby Govt of SA on 14/04/2021 at 04:34
[Govt of SA] Statement by the Minister of Health, Dr Zwelini Mkhize, on the FDA's Temporary Suspension of Johnson and Johnson vaccine rollout in the United States.
- Namibia: Namwater's Debts Increase By 16 Percent to Over N$1 Billionby New Era on 13/04/2021 at 18:14
[New Era] The Rundu Town Council remains the biggest contributor to NamWater's debtors' book for the 2019/20 financial year.
- Namibia: Youth Embark On a 'Green Namibia'by New Era on 13/04/2021 at 18:14
[New Era] Charles Tjatindi
- Namibia: Walvis Bay Makes U-Turn On Evictionsby Namibian on 13/04/2021 at 18:11
[Namibian] WALVIS BAY council has reversed its decision to institute legal action against residents who are illegally occupying eight erven at Twaloloka.
- Namibia: Women Say Their Reality Remains a Struggleby Namibian on 13/04/2021 at 18:11
[Namibian] WOMEN say the recently released Namibian human Development Report does not reflect the reality on the ground as they face challenges that are not enumerated through the statistics.
- South Africa: Court Rules Zuma Must Pay Back the Moneyby DA on 13/04/2021 at 16:24
[DA] The DA welcomes a ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal today confirming that former President Jacob Zuma must pay back the money that the State spent on his personal legal costs.
- South Africa: Thousands of South Africans Call for Stricter Plastic Regulations From the Deff Director Generalby Greenpeace on 13/04/2021 at 16:18
[Greenpeace] Greenpeace Africa and Break Free From Plastic  are urging South Africans to join thousands of others in commenting on new regulations to address the nation's plastic pollution crisis.
- Namibia: City Plans Prepaid Water Meter Roll-Outby Namibian on 13/04/2021 at 16:02
[Namibian] THE Windhoek municipality is planning to roll out the installation of prepaid water meters to reduce residents' water-consumption debts.
- Namibia: Covid Kills 146 in Six Weeksby Namibian on 13/04/2021 at 16:01
[Namibian] COVID-19 has killed 146 people in Namibia in the past six weeks, which does not include yesterday's five deaths recorded at the start of the new week.
- Namibia: Nampower Ready for Eskom Shutdownby Namibian on 13/04/2021 at 16:01
[Namibian] NAMPOWER has put in place mitigating measures to ensure the continuity of electricity supply to Namibia in the event that South Africa's power utility, Eskom, is 'unplugged'.
- South Africa: Ex President Zuma to Pay Up as Court Rules State Will Not Pay Legal Fees for Graft Caseby Daily Maverick on 13/04/2021 at 15:25
[Daily Maverick] Former president Jacob Zuma suffered a blow in court on Tuesday. The Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed his appeal against a judgment which ruled the state is not liable for his legal fees, which so far are estimated at over R16-million, and which will now need to be reimbursed.
- Zimbabwe/South Africa: Pitso Mosimane Praises Kaitano Tembo After South Africa PSL Milestoneby New Zimbabwe on 13/04/2021 at 12:45
[New Zimbabwe] Respected South African coach Pitso Mosimane has showered praises at Kaitano Tembo after the former Zimbabwe international recently reached a century of matches in charge at South African topflight club SuperSport United.
- Zimbabwe: Rwandan Refugees in Zimbabwe Seek Resettlementby East African on 13/04/2021 at 12:15
[East African] A group of Rwandan refugees living in Zimbabwe are refusing to be repatriated, five years after losing their refugee status.
- Zimbabwe: Four MDC Alliance Activists Denied Bail for Disorderly Conductby New Zimbabwe on 13/04/2021 at 12:10
[New Zimbabwe] Four MDC Alliance activists, arrested last week on allegations of engaging in disorderly conduct were this Monday denied bail by Harare Magistrate Richard Mangosi.
- Zimbabwe: Kae Chaps 'Juzi' Hits 1 Million Milestone On YouTubeby New Zimbabwe on 13/04/2021 at 10:52
[New Zimbabwe] Rising Hip hop chanter, Kae Chaps' emotional track, 'Juzi', Monday reached a milestone with a million YouTube views.
- Zimbabwe: Govt Pin Economic Hopes On Tobacco, Despite Anti-Smoking Campaignsby VOA on 13/04/2021 at 10:41
[VOA] Tobacco farmers in Zimbabwe, Africa's largest tobacco producer, are pinning their economic hopes on the addictive plant. Despite anti-smoking campaigns ahead of the World Health Organization's No Tobacco Day on May 31, farmers say the crop is one of their biggest sources of income.
- Zimbabwe: Ecocash, Whatsapp Fraud Totals U.S.$100 Millionby The Herald on 13/04/2021 at 10:14
[The Herald] Criminals have been hacking EcoCash and WhatsApp accounts, using stolen identities of persons trusted by others in a WhatsApp group, offer US dollars at good rates, but after receiving the local currency through EcoCash disappear.
- Malawi: Chakwera Keen to Address Malawi Airlines Crisis, Sets Meeting With Patridgeby Nyasa Times on 13/04/2021 at 09:45
[Nyasa Times] President Lazarus Chakwera is keen to see Malawi Airlines financial situation that may lead to liquidation be duly resolved and has set a meeting with George Patridge, the chairperson of the country's flag carrier, to address the crisis, State House director of communication Sean Kampondeni has said.
- Zimbabwe: Health Expert Warns of Looming 'Massive, Catastrophic' Third Waveby New Zimbabwe on 13/04/2021 at 09:40
[New Zimbabwe] HEALTH expert Solwayo Ngwenya cautions that schools, which opened some two months ago for 2021, are now super spreaders for new Covid-19 infections warning a "massive and catastrophic" third wave was looming.
- Zimbabwe: 'Recalls a Result of Serious Factional Fights in MDC' - Zanu-PF's Gutuby New Zimbabwe on 13/04/2021 at 09:37
[New Zimbabwe] Former top MDC-T official, now staunch Zanu PF supporter, Obert Gutu says the opposition MDC remains in denial that the party is structured along deep-seated factional lines, and that arrangement is leading to its pending demise.
- Africa: Ramaphosa Calls for African Medical Supplies Manufacturing Facilityby SAnews.gov.za on 13/04/2021 at 09:10
[SAnews.gov.za] President Cyril Ramaphosa says the continent needs to build a vibrant and innovative African medical supplies manufacturing capability that meets the health needs of the continent's people.
- Zimbabwe: Man Drags Lover to Court for Deliberate HIV Infectionby The Herald on 13/04/2021 at 08:48
[The Herald] A 48-year-old Harare man yesterday took his lover to court on allegations of deliberately infecting him with HIV after having consensual intimacy on the promise that he was going to marry her.
- Zimbabwe: Nurses Take Health Board to Court Over Removal of Dongo As Memberby New Zimbabwe on 13/04/2021 at 08:41
[New Zimbabwe] THE Zimbabwe Nurses Association (ZINA) is seeking the reversal of a decision to remove Enock Dongo as a member of the Health Services Bipartite Negotiating Panel (BNP) by the Health Services Board (HSB).
- Zimbabwe: Musa Taj Abdul Gang Member Case Deferredby The Herald on 13/04/2021 at 08:10
[The Herald] Harare magistrate Mr Dennis Mangosi has deferred to May 26 the matter for suspected armed robber Douglas Mutenda, who is believed to be a member of a gang led by, Musa Taj Abdul.
- Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe Man Dies in Mozambique's Terrorist Attackby New Zimbabwe on 13/04/2021 at 08:09
[New Zimbabwe] The government has confirmed the death of Nyasha Mugwagwa (38) in a recent terrorist attack in Mozambique.
- Zimbabwe: Tobacco Farmers Earn U.S.$9 Million in 3 Daysby The Herald on 13/04/2021 at 08:07
[The Herald] Farmers have earned US$8,9 million in the first three days of the 2021 tobacco marketing season after selling 3,7 million kg of the crop at the auction and contract floors.
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