Major Cites to Get Sewerage System

[Addis Fortune] Ministry of Water, Irrigation & Electricity (MoWIE) is finalising the preparation of terms of reference (ToR) to hire a consultant for urban water supply and sanitation projects in 23 towns with half a billion dollar budget.

[Addis Fortune] Ministry of Water, Irrigation & Electricity (MoWIE) is finalising the preparation of terms of reference (ToR) to hire a consultant for urban water supply and sanitation projects in 23 towns with half a billion dollar budget.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Reserve Bank Pledges U.S.$2.5 Million Monthly for Harare Water Treatment

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ)has come to the rescue of Harare residents after it pledged to avail $2,5 million monthly to Harare City Council for the purchase of water treatment chemicals. The bank also made foreign currency payments …

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ)has come to the rescue of Harare residents after it pledged to avail $2,5 million monthly to Harare City Council for the purchase of water treatment chemicals. The bank also made foreign currency payments to two companies which supply water treatment chemicals to Harare which requires $2,5 million per month to treat water. The move by RBZ follows the public admission made by Harare Mayor Councillor Bernard Manyenyeni that the water pumped by council into residents' homes m

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Fitch – Devaluation Pushes Govt Debt

[Addis Fortune] The recent devaluation will push the share of the government debt in the gross domestic product (GDP) of the nation by two percentage points to 31pc in the coming year, signalling that the country is not producing adequately to pay off …

[Addis Fortune] The recent devaluation will push the share of the government debt in the gross domestic product (GDP) of the nation by two percentage points to 31pc in the coming year, signalling that the country is not producing adequately to pay off its debt, according to the latest projection made by Fitch.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

We’ll Not Meddle in Council Affairs – Govt

[The Herald] Government says it will not meddle in Harare City Council affairs following the suspension of acting town clerk Mrs Josephine Ncube and three other directors on allegations of financial abuse. The suspensions followed a report by a tribuna…

[The Herald] Government says it will not meddle in Harare City Council affairs following the suspension of acting town clerk Mrs Josephine Ncube and three other directors on allegations of financial abuse. The suspensions followed a report by a tribunal set up in February to investigate council's employment costs compliance.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Authority Charges 11 More Medicine Importers

[Addis Fortune] The number of pharmaceutical suppliers and retailers accused of inflating prices by the Trade Competition & Consumer Protection Authority (TCCPA) has now reached 19, with 11 importers added to the list along with the previously charged eight wholesalers.

[Addis Fortune] The number of pharmaceutical suppliers and retailers accused of inflating prices by the Trade Competition & Consumer Protection Authority (TCCPA) has now reached 19, with 11 importers added to the list along with the previously charged eight wholesalers.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

The Reader’s 2018 Reading Challenge

[The Herald] In the spirit and tradition of making New Year resolutions, this columnist invites you to add to yours the intention to read more in 2018. To aid you on your reading journey, here is a list of 12 categories and suggestions of books you cou…

[The Herald] In the spirit and tradition of making New Year resolutions, this columnist invites you to add to yours the intention to read more in 2018. To aid you on your reading journey, here is a list of 12 categories and suggestions of books you could go through.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Africa’s Continental FTA, Boost to Growth, Development

[Addis Fortune] Covering a market of 1.2 billion people and a combined GDP of 2.2 trillion dollars, Africa’s Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) is a staggering proposition that by 2050 will represent a larger market than the North American Free Tr…

[Addis Fortune] Covering a market of 1.2 billion people and a combined GDP of 2.2 trillion dollars, Africa's Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) is a staggering proposition that by 2050 will represent a larger market than the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) of today. It will be of particular benefit to Africa's small and medium-sized enterprises, write Mahamadou Issoufou, president of Niger, and Vera Songwe, UN undersecretary general and executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Dapp Trains 20,000 East Farmers

[Times of Zambia] ABOUT 20,000 farmers in Eastern Province have been supported and trained by the Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) through its integrated soil fertility management programme.

[Times of Zambia] ABOUT 20,000 farmers in Eastern Province have been supported and trained by the Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) through its integrated soil fertility management programme.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

ZCDC Upgrades Security

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company Pvt (Ltd), will next year upgrade security systems around its precious stones to avoid cases of theft that prejudice the State of millions of dollars annually.

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company Pvt (Ltd), will next year upgrade security systems around its precious stones to avoid cases of theft that prejudice the State of millions of dollars annually.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe