Now That the Dust Has Settled On the CFTA, It Is Time to Implement

[New Times] Finally, the deal is done. After years of cajoling, convincing and putting matters into perspective on the benefits to be gained by having a single market, Africa’s voice came out loud and clear; working together is more beneficial than goi…

[New Times] Finally, the deal is done. After years of cajoling, convincing and putting matters into perspective on the benefits to be gained by having a single market, Africa's voice came out loud and clear; working together is more beneficial than going it alone.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

We’ve Nothing to Hide, Elections Body Tells EU

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) yesterday told the European Union election exploratory team that it had nothing to hide and is open to scrutiny before, during and after the harmonised elections. The electoral body also gave the EU …

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) yesterday told the European Union election exploratory team that it had nothing to hide and is open to scrutiny before, during and after the harmonised elections. The electoral body also gave the EU team a blow-by-blow account of the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) system saying it was not living anything to chance to ensure credible elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Turkey Keen to Boost Ties

[The Herald] Turkey is keen to boost bilateral relations with Zimbabwe by striking new deals in various economic sectors, especially energy and power development, Turkey Ambassador to Zimbabwe Mr Hakan Kivanc has said. Speaking after meeting Energy and…

[The Herald] Turkey is keen to boost bilateral relations with Zimbabwe by striking new deals in various economic sectors, especially energy and power development, Turkey Ambassador to Zimbabwe Mr Hakan Kivanc has said. Speaking after meeting Energy and Power Development Minister Simon Khaya Moyo, who is also the acting Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services, Ambassador Kivanc said he was exploring other possible areas of cooperation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cabs in Hifa 2018 Partnership

[New Zimbabwe] Local building society CABS is partnering the Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) for 2018 and sponsoring the event’s “Opera Gala Night’.

[New Zimbabwe] Local building society CABS is partnering the Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) for 2018 and sponsoring the event's "Opera Gala Night'.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

E-Visas a Victory for Tourism and Job Creation

[DA] The DA’s campaign calling for the introduction of electronic visas to make it easier for tourists to come to South Africa has finally paid off. According to a reply to DA parliamentary question, the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) confirmed that …

[DA] The DA's campaign calling for the introduction of electronic visas to make it easier for tourists to come to South Africa has finally paid off. According to a reply to DA parliamentary question, the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) confirmed that the first phase of the e-visa system will be piloted by the 31st of March 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Protecting Ruling Party Looters, Says Opposition

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government has backtracked on its initial intention to expose individuals involved in real financial outflows and is now protecting the real criminals, the opposition MDC- T has said.

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government has backtracked on its initial intention to expose individuals involved in real financial outflows and is now protecting the real criminals, the opposition MDC- T has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

EU Grows Confidence in Zimbabwe

[The Herald] The Zimbabwean Government has managed to put the country back on track through re-engagement with the international community after a long stand-off period during former President Robert Mugabe’s era. The efforts to re-engage the internati…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwean Government has managed to put the country back on track through re-engagement with the international community after a long stand-off period during former President Robert Mugabe's era. The efforts to re-engage the international community has made the European Union (EU) grow confidence in committing itself to work with Zimbabwe for mutual benefit.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Private Sector ‘Happy With Magufuli’

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TSPF) yesterday praised President John Magufuli’s reaction and his total concern over unsolved private sector grievances that were aired during the Monday’s 11th Tanzania National Busines…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TSPF) yesterday praised President John Magufuli's reaction and his total concern over unsolved private sector grievances that were aired during the Monday's 11th Tanzania National Business Council meeting at State House.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Suspected Cholera Numbers Continue to Drop in Central Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Nierteti -Isolation centres in the town of Nierteti and its surrounding villages continue to receive new cases of acute watery diarrhoea – suspected to be cholera – however medics are cautiously optimistic that the outbreak is past its …

[Radio Dabanga] Nierteti -Isolation centres in the town of Nierteti and its surrounding villages continue to receive new cases of acute watery diarrhoea - suspected to be cholera - however medics are cautiously optimistic that the outbreak is past its critical peak.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan