Italian Coast Guard Rescues 4,400 Migrants In One Day In The Mediterranean Coast

Italian Coast Guard Rescues  4,400 Migrants In One Day In The Mediterranean Coast

In what is now becoming an unprecedented wave of migration since the second world war, Smugglers are reported to have suddenly taken advantage of generally stable sea conditions to launch migrant boats, mostly overcrowded rickety ones from the Lybian Coast, causing the Italian Coast guard to launch a massive rescue operation in which an estimated 4,400 migrants were rescued in just one day in a total of  22 rescue operations on Saturday. Italian Coast guard, Navy…

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ATM Styled , Clean Water Dispensers, Deployed In Kenyan Slums- Half A Shilling For 20 Litres

ATM Styled , Clean Water Dispensers, Deployed In Kenyan Slums- Half A  Shilling For 20 Litres

The innovative new system allows people swipe a smart card that is topped up at a kiosk or through a mobile phone to allow water flow the mouths of the dispensers. Although this is not the first time the scheme is been used in Kenya, it is the first time an urban area will play host to an innovation of this kind. Water scarcity has been an issue in Kenya for decades; only a small percentage…

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Cattle Measles/, Cysticercosis or Bladder Worm Rampant In Matebeleland Gold Mining Area’

The deadly measles disease is said to be attacking  cattle in Matabeleland region which is fuelled by the lack of ablution facilities for human beings in most of the areas. Matabeleland South provincial veterinary officer Dr Mbuso Moyo said cases of cattle measles were mainly reported in areas with rampant gold panning activities. “Cattle measles is mostly reported in areas where people don’t have sanitary facilities. As a result cattle become infected when they eat…

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Zimbabwe Job Cuts Are A ‘Recipe For Arab Spring’, Style Uprising Warns Labour Union

Zimbabwe Job Cuts  Are A ‘Recipe For Arab Spring’, Style  Uprising Warns Labour Union

ZIMBABWE’S beleaguered workers have appealed to President Robert Mugabe to invoke his powers to end more job losses as he prepares to amend the country’s harsh labour laws. Speaking during a street demonstration in Harare’s CBD Saturday, Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) leaders rubbished the proposed labour amendment law saying it sought to perpetuate the exploitation of workers. They insisted the law does nothing to free workers from capricious “capitalists” who are ensconced in…

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Mugabe – ‘Zimbabweans Aren’t Suffering & I Was “Devastated” By Mujuru’s Inexplicable Death’

Mugabe – ‘Zimbabweans Aren’t Suffering & I Was “Devastated” By Mujuru’s Inexplicable Death’

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe claimed Friday that no Zimbabwean was suffering as he revealed his row with liberation hero and former defence force chief, Solomon Mujuru, who was killed when an unexplained fire razed his farm house in 2011. Mugabe’s remarks during an address to the Zanu PF women’s league meeting in Harare raise new questions about Mujuru’s death and the veteran leader’s sincerity when mourning his passing. When burying the war hero at the Heroes…

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‘ZBC , Fires Almost Entire Mgnt Team, News Raders, Journalists & All Internal Security .’

‘ZBC , Fires Almost Entire Mgnt Team, News Raders, Journalists & All Internal Security .’

STATE broadcaster, the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation on Saturday reportedly fired almost the entire management team, news readers, journalists and all internal security personnel. The engineering department was also reported to have been cleaned up in the job carnage. Other reports however said only between 50 and 100 workers had been fired and that letters of dismissal were still being dished out late last night. Some of the fired employees who requested anonymity told The Standard…

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‘Warning To Khama, The Zimbabwe Crisis Will Pull Down SADC Region’ – Eddie Cross

‘Warning To Khama, The Zimbabwe Crisis Will Pull Down SADC Region’ – Eddie Cross

I know everyone is fed up with the continuous state of crisis in Zimbabwe but that is no reason for not paying attention to its implications. In 1976 it was an intervention by the American Secretary of State that attempted to address the political, economic and social crisis in Zimbabwe, compounded at that time by a “low level guerilla war”. In 1980 it was the British, led by the Foreign Secretary, who attempted to address…

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Gvt To De-Register 30 000 Unregistered Vehicles, Leaving Only Properly Documented Cars

Gvt To De-Register 30 000 Unregistered  Vehicles, Leaving Only Properly Documented Cars

AT least 30 000 unregistered motor vehicles face imminent de-registration as Government moves to update the national vehicle population and ensure only properly documented cars use the roads. The Central Vehicle Registry’s records show that the country has 1,4 million vehicles, a figure that is cumulative from 1918 Government will soon publish a gazette outlawing at least 30 000 vehicles that have not been registered for the last two years and beyond. The move is…

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‘Highlanders FC Legend Willard Mashinkila Khumalo Has Died’.

‘Highlanders FC  Legend Willard Mashinkila Khumalo Has Died’.

Highlanders FC legend and former  Warriors player Willard Mashinkila Khumalo has died. Bulawayo24.com understands Khumalo died  in the early hours of Sunday morning in a Bulawayo hospital, where he has been hospitalised since Wednesday, after a long battle with diabetes. He had been in and out of hospital in recent months. .. More to follow….- Source-bulawayo24

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