URA Shuts Nakumatt’s Three Stores Over Taxes

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has added to the woes of struggling regional supermarket giant Nakumatt by shutting the chain’s main store at Oasis Mall in the heart of Kampala and two others, claiming unpaid taxes.

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has added to the woes of struggling regional supermarket giant Nakumatt by shutting the chain's main store at Oasis Mall in the heart of Kampala and two others, claiming unpaid taxes.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Aspiring Prosecutor-General Disqualified

[The Herald] Having spent 14 hours in a waiting room preparing for a public interview, a Harare lawyer had his dreams of becoming the country’s Prosecutor-General shattered when the panel conveyed the shocking news of his automatic disqualification. Fo…

[The Herald] Having spent 14 hours in a waiting room preparing for a public interview, a Harare lawyer had his dreams of becoming the country's Prosecutor-General shattered when the panel conveyed the shocking news of his automatic disqualification. Former regional magistrate Mr Peter Mufunda was ushered into the interview room at Rainbow Towers on Monday at 11pm only to discover that he did not meet the standard requirements.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

African Leaders At Crossroads Over Massive Youth Unemployment

[Monitor] When African leaders converge again for their next Summit on January 30 next year, they will hopefully be appending their signature on the document that will chart the path towards achieving the goals of the long-drawn theme: ‘Harnessing the …

[Monitor] When African leaders converge again for their next Summit on January 30 next year, they will hopefully be appending their signature on the document that will chart the path towards achieving the goals of the long-drawn theme: 'Harnessing the demographic dividend through investment in the youth.' The theme had been on the table for the past year and had witnessed various dimensions with the youth themselves fighting hard to be in the driving seat.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Delta Beverages Trio Vanishes With U.S.$760 000

[The Herald] Three former Delta Beverages workers yesterday appeared in court on allegations of swindling their employer of more than $700 000. Jasi Ranjisi (32) the company’s former stock controller, Mufudzi Ndoro (34), who was employed as territory a…

[The Herald] Three former Delta Beverages workers yesterday appeared in court on allegations of swindling their employer of more than $700 000. Jasi Ranjisi (32) the company's former stock controller, Mufudzi Ndoro (34), who was employed as territory accountant, and Mavis Chipungare, the accounting officer, allegedly raised fraudulent expense claims amounting to $761 616, which they authorised and processed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Former Crane Bank Staff to Sue dfcu

[Monitor] Kampala -At least 10 former employees of Crane Bank, now under receivership, have run to the High Court in Kampala seeking permission to sue dfcu Bank on behalf of about 400 other sacked colleagues.

[Monitor] Kampala -At least 10 former employees of Crane Bank, now under receivership, have run to the High Court in Kampala seeking permission to sue dfcu Bank on behalf of about 400 other sacked colleagues.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Focus Turns to Egypt

[Monitor] Kampala -The Africa Nations Championship (Chan) audition is successfully done with, the last ditch sting from the Rwandan Wasps notwithstanding.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Africa Nations Championship (Chan) audition is successfully done with, the last ditch sting from the Rwandan Wasps notwithstanding.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

National Aids Council Begins Night HIV Testing

[The Herald] The National Aids Council (NAC) has introduced night HIV testing to cater for people who cannot get tested during the day for various reasons. NAC Harare provincial Aids coordinator Mr Adonijah Muzondiona said the programme known as “moonl…

[The Herald] The National Aids Council (NAC) has introduced night HIV testing to cater for people who cannot get tested during the day for various reasons. NAC Harare provincial Aids coordinator Mr Adonijah Muzondiona said the programme known as "moonlight testing" was already reaping results, as evidenced by the number of HIV positive cases recorded at night compared to those recorded during the day.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Climate Fund Avails U.S.$1,5 Million

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Reconstruction Fund has disbursed $1,5 million to Government for programmes aimed at strengthening the country’s capacity to integrate climate change considerations into development activities in agriculture and other sectors….

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Reconstruction Fund has disbursed $1,5 million to Government for programmes aimed at strengthening the country's capacity to integrate climate change considerations into development activities in agriculture and other sectors. Speaking at a workshop on the National Determined Contribution Methodology and Work Plan, Climate Change Management Department director, Mr Washington Zhakata said Government was receiving the Climate Change Technical Assistance (ZIM-CLIM) through the World Bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe