19-Mar-2015 to 09:41

Uproar over proposed citizenship law dominates Namibian dailies

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Wednesdays’ outburst by outspoken ruling SWAPO Member of Parliament Kazenambo Kazenambo who equated the governing party’s administration to ruthless German colonisers dominated headlines in the Namibian press on Thursday.

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19-Mar-2015 to 08:17

Zimbabwe press highlights looming civil unrest, other stories

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Top stories in the Zimbabwean press on Thursday included the threat of civil unrest over deteriorating economic conditions, reaction to last week’s prison riots and the suspension of an editor at the state-run Herald.

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18-Mar-2015 to 10:33

Malawi media reports on opposition rental arrears, journalist burial

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The press on Wednesday focused on a 30-day ultimatum for the opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) to pay K265 million (about US$589,000) rates arrears to the Lilongwe City Council (LCC) as well as the burial of veteran journalist Edward Chitsulo.

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18-Mar-2015 to 08:55

Namibia: Press zooms in on president-elect’s portrait

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The local press on Wednesday zoom in on inside politics in Namibia’s ruling SWAPO party and debate over the government’s decision not to display the portrait of outgoing President Hifikepunye Pohamba in public offices.

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17-Mar-2015 to 08:18

Namibian press highlights gov’t report on farmland prices

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The Namibian press on Tuesday delved into a new report on commercial land prices that was published by the Ministry of Land and Resettlement, with the state-run New Era reporting that government policy and affirmative action loan scheme were cited as to blame for exorbitant prices of farm land.

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13-Mar-2015 to 09:20

Gifts for outgoing leader, rising indebtedness grab Namibia headlines

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — A lavish send-off for outgoing President Hifipunye Pohamba by private businesses and Namibians borrowing more to satisfy their luxurious lifestyles were the popular news in local press on Friday.

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11-Mar-2015 to 10:54

Gov’t intervention in wrangle over tea estate grabs Malawi headlines

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The intervention by the government in a land wrangle between community leaders and owners of tea-growing estates in Thyolo and Mulanje districts and the revival of theft allegations against former Finance Minister Friday Jumbe and ex-Sports Minister Phillip Bwanali grabbed headlines in Malawi on Wednesday.

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