Shilling Loses Firmness Over Dollar As Pressure Mount

[Daily News] THE shilling loses its grip against US dollar last week as the pressure continues to mount. The shilling, due to increase pressure from greenback lost its grip slightly by 0.09 per cent to 2,254/89 versus 2,252/97 the week before, accordin…

[Daily News] THE shilling loses its grip against US dollar last week as the pressure continues to mount. The shilling, due to increase pressure from greenback lost its grip slightly by 0.09 per cent to 2,254/89 versus 2,252/97 the week before, according to Orbit Securities weekly report.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Opposition Brands Budget Review ‘Load of False Hopes’

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has told Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development Goodall Gondwe to stop giving false promises to people, rubbishing the Mid-Year Budget Review as a a load of false hopes.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has told Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development Goodall Gondwe to stop giving false promises to people, rubbishing the Mid-Year Budget Review as a a load of false hopes.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Remandee Refuses to Get Off Prison Van Demanding Tea

[Nairobi News] There was drama at a Kitale court on Tuesday morning after one of the remandees brought to attend a session refused to alight from a prison vehicle as he demanded he be served tea first.

[Nairobi News] There was drama at a Kitale court on Tuesday morning after one of the remandees brought to attend a session refused to alight from a prison vehicle as he demanded he be served tea first.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Many Travel to Buhera for Tsvangirai Burial

[New Zimbabwe] Scores of MDC- T supporters from Matabeleland region painted the Bulawayo’s City Hall red with their colourful party regalia Monday while waiting for transport to Buhera for Morgan Tsvangirai’s burial.

[New Zimbabwe] Scores of MDC- T supporters from Matabeleland region painted the Bulawayo's City Hall red with their colourful party regalia Monday while waiting for transport to Buhera for Morgan Tsvangirai's burial.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Parliament Resumes Sitting Today

The second session of the 12 National Assembly resumes sitting with a slightly changed set up in the house. Bahati Member of Parliament Harry Kalaba and his Matero counterpart Lloyd Kaziya will be relegated to the backbench after having resigned … Continued

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The second session of the 12 National Assembly resumes sitting with a slightly changed set up in the house. Bahati Member of Parliament Harry Kalaba and his Matero counterpart Lloyd Kaziya will be relegated to the backbench after having resigned and fired as ministers respectively. Kalaba relinquished his position citing corruption in government while Kaziya was fired as Water Development minister in the recent cabinet reshuffle. Kwacha lawmaker Joe Malanji and his Nkana counterpart Alexander Chiteme will take their new spots on the front bench after being appointed ministers. Absent from the house will be Lucky Mulusa who was fired as planning and development minister while Mumbi Phiri will be back in parliament after being nominated. The house is expected to tackle several bills including the possibility of the Freedom of Information bill. The last sitting of parliament approved the K72 billion national budget. The post Parliament Resumes Sitting Today appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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No Rhino Poached in Khorixas Area

[New Era] Windhoek -The rhino poaching case reported to Khorixas police last Thursday was a false alarm, according to the station commander of Khorixas police Chief Inspector Hiskia Nuuyoma.

[New Era] Windhoek -The rhino poaching case reported to Khorixas police last Thursday was a false alarm, according to the station commander of Khorixas police Chief Inspector Hiskia Nuuyoma.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia