Low Cost, High Benefit Medical Aid Plan Launched

[The Herald] Premier Service Medical Aid Society (PSMAS) yesterday launched its first ever low cost or high benefit product called the Shield Plan, which is tailor-made for the informal sector, which has become a critical player in the economy. PSMAS c…

[The Herald] Premier Service Medical Aid Society (PSMAS) yesterday launched its first ever low cost or high benefit product called the Shield Plan, which is tailor-made for the informal sector, which has become a critical player in the economy. PSMAS communications and brand manager Mr Arthur Choga, said the product has been in the pipeline for a long time.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

My 8-Hour Fight to Save 11 Kin in Indian Ocean – Shekue Kahale

[Nation] Details have emerged on how Lamu East parliamentary candidate Shekue Kahale swam for over eight hours as he battled to save his life and that of his 11 relatives after a boat capsized in Indian Ocean on Sunday.

[Nation] Details have emerged on how Lamu East parliamentary candidate Shekue Kahale swam for over eight hours as he battled to save his life and that of his 11 relatives after a boat capsized in Indian Ocean on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Obasanjo Attacks NASS Members Again

[Vanguard] The frosty relationship between lawmakers in the National Assembly and former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, worsened yesterday as he said with their monthly take-home pay which remains the highest in the world, they can best be described as:…

[Vanguard] The frosty relationship between lawmakers in the National Assembly and former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, worsened yesterday as he said with their monthly take-home pay which remains the highest in the world, they can best be described as: "a bunch of unarmed robbers"

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dairy Sector, Banks in Funding Talks

[Zimbabwe Independent] The Zimbabwe Association of Dairy Farmers (ZADF) has engaged the banking sector in efforts to secure funding for the industry, businessdigest has learnt.

[Zimbabwe Independent] The Zimbabwe Association of Dairy Farmers (ZADF) has engaged the banking sector in efforts to secure funding for the industry, businessdigest has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Beverages Down-Trade As Demand Weakens

[Financial Gazette] The fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and beverages sectors are increasingly down-trading to value products as aggregate demand continues to weaken, reflecting underlying sluggish economic growth, analysts have said.

[Financial Gazette] The fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and beverages sectors are increasingly down-trading to value products as aggregate demand continues to weaken, reflecting underlying sluggish economic growth, analysts have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Telecoms Regulatory Body Mulls Licencing Virtual Network Operators

[Financial Gazette] The Postal and Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) is finalising licence guidelines for virtual network operators, opening the door for a new class of players who will act like retailers for telecom service p…

[Financial Gazette] The Postal and Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) is finalising licence guidelines for virtual network operators, opening the door for a new class of players who will act like retailers for telecom service providers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

U.S. Court Jails Nigerian Hacker Obinna Obioha

[Vanguard] Obinna Obioha, a Nigerian hacker has been jailed for 51 months by a New York federal judge for operating a fraud scheme that swindled $6.5 million from businesses in the U.S. and elsewhere.

[Vanguard] Obinna Obioha, a Nigerian hacker has been jailed for 51 months by a New York federal judge for operating a fraud scheme that swindled $6.5 million from businesses in the U.S. and elsewhere.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria