Culture & Lifestyle Eastern Africa

Lupita Nyong’o’s family in a cat-fight over a multi-million dollar estate

BY OWN CORRESPONDENT NAIROBI-Kenyan-Mexican actress Lupita Nyong’o’s family is embroiled in a cat-fight over a multi-million dollar estate left by her late grandfather Hesbon Shimei Nyong’o, who died on November 10, 2006, without leaving a will. Lupita’s father, Professor Anyang Nyong’o, is fighting his nephews over the distribution of the estate. The estate includes flats […]

Culture & Lifestyle Eastern Africa

Slay queens face trouble in Tanzania as social media law looms

Slay queens and musicians might be in trouble in Tanzania as social media users who break the new law set by the government could be jailed. President  John Magafuli’s government drafted regulations for online content producers and users on social media. The TCRA published the draft Electronic and Postal Communications (Online Content) Regulations, 2017, and […]

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Zimbabwe:Farmers Get More Inputs

By Munyaradzi Musiiwa Farmers here have started receiving additional inputs for the 2017-18 summer cropping season to ease input shortages which resulted in reduced hectarage for maize, while in some areas they failed to beat the planting deadline. Minister of State for Midlands Provincial Affairs Owen Ncube said the province had started receiving more inputs […]

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Zimbabwe:Govt Target EU Market for Flowers

By Munyaradzi Musiiwa Midlands Bureau FOLLOWING concerns raised by horticulture and floriculture farmers, Government has committed itself to re-engage the European markets and facilitate partnership and contract farming for local farmers, as well as offering financial support. In an interview, Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Deputy Minister Davis Marapira said Government would soon facilitate workshops […]

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Liberia:Grand Bassa Community College Cuts Jobs – Dismisses Over 20

Buchanan City — Grand Bassa Community College (GBCC) has dismissed over 20 employees citing over staff of the college as the reason for the decision. Rev. Samuel Reeves, Interim President of GBCC, confirmed to FrontPageAfrica on Monday, January 8 about the college's decision. According to Rev. Reeves, the decision to dismiss the employees was sanctioned […]