Govt Evaluates Rice Production

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE is evaluating the feasibility of commercial rice production with a Government delegation expected to go on a familiarisation mission to Egypt to acquaint itself with technology and viable methods of growing the cereal.

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE is evaluating the feasibility of commercial rice production with a Government delegation expected to go on a familiarisation mission to Egypt to acquaint itself with technology and viable methods of growing the cereal.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Information System Delays Women’s Bank Opening

[The Herald] A WRONG Information, Communication and Technology system has delayed the opening of the Women’s Bank expected to financially empower women through affordable loans, it has emerged. Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development Minister N…

[The Herald] A WRONG Information, Communication and Technology system has delayed the opening of the Women's Bank expected to financially empower women through affordable loans, it has emerged. Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development Minister Nyasha Chikwinya confirmed the development in an interview on the sidelines of a tour of the bank's headquarters at Trust Towers in Harare on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Seeks SA Support On Cyber-Economic Sabotage Fight

[The Herald] Zimbabwe wants to work with South Africa to fight elements using the cyber space to sabotage the economy, President Mugabe has said. President Mugabe, who returned home yesterday, made the remarks at the high level Zimbabwe South Africa Bi…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe wants to work with South Africa to fight elements using the cyber space to sabotage the economy, President Mugabe has said. President Mugabe, who returned home yesterday, made the remarks at the high level Zimbabwe South Africa Bi-National Commission (BNC) held at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guest House in Pretoria on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Opposition Alliance Reflects Failed Politics

[The Herald] These are indeed interesting times when calls for unity among Zimbabwe’s opposition political parties turn out to be the cause of disunity and acrimony. In normal political discourse, calls for unity should just be such: calls to unite the…

[The Herald] These are indeed interesting times when calls for unity among Zimbabwe's opposition political parties turn out to be the cause of disunity and acrimony. In normal political discourse, calls for unity should just be such: calls to unite the leadership and general membership of the concerned parties in pursuit of common goals. In Zimbabwe's case, the voices of ordinary opposition parties' membership have been drowned or are not given any consideration.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Chief Justice Rebukes Overzealous Lawyers

[The Herald] CHIEF JUSTICE Luke Malaba has criticised lawyers bringing needless cases to the Constitutional Court as a tactic to shield their clients from facing trial in the magistrates’ courts, insisting this will not work in his court.

[The Herald] CHIEF JUSTICE Luke Malaba has criticised lawyers bringing needless cases to the Constitutional Court as a tactic to shield their clients from facing trial in the magistrates' courts, insisting this will not work in his court.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Meets Soames

[The Herald] President Mugabe yesterday met Nicholas Soames, son to Britain’s last colonial Governor in Rhodesia, who presided over Zimbabwe’s transition to majority rule. In an interview soon after meeting the Head of State and Government at State Hou…

[The Herald] President Mugabe yesterday met Nicholas Soames, son to Britain's last colonial Governor in Rhodesia, who presided over Zimbabwe's transition to majority rule. In an interview soon after meeting the Head of State and Government at State House, Sir Soames said he would work hard to improve bilateral relations between Harare and London.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Facility for Locals to Buy Brainworks Shares On JSE

[The Herald] Brainworks Capital is working on a facility with the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, which will allow Zimbabwean investors to buy shares of the company when it lists on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, without the need to source for foreign curr…

[The Herald] Brainworks Capital is working on a facility with the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, which will allow Zimbabwean investors to buy shares of the company when it lists on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, without the need to source for foreign currency.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

City to Re-Engage 1 000 Contract Workers

[The Herald] Harare City Council has resolved to re-engage 1 000 general workers on fixed six months contracts to help in the rehabilitation of roads. Most roads in Harare are potholed and in need of urgent attention. Council has failed to repair the r…

[The Herald] Harare City Council has resolved to re-engage 1 000 general workers on fixed six months contracts to help in the rehabilitation of roads. Most roads in Harare are potholed and in need of urgent attention. Council has failed to repair the roads. The onset of rains will further damage the roads some of which are now impassable. According to recent minutes of the Human Resources and General Purposes Committee meeting, it was agreed that the general workers must be deployed in all wards and given targets.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Determined to Support the Elderly in Society With Cash Stipends

[Capital FM] Nairobi -As the world celebrates the International Day of Older Persons this week, Kenya prides itself as one of the countries which has taken measures to cater for their needs with monthly cash stipends.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -As the world celebrates the International Day of Older Persons this week, Kenya prides itself as one of the countries which has taken measures to cater for their needs with monthly cash stipends.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

We Did Not Use Rubber Bullets At Zuma Statue Unveiling – Police

[News24Wire] Police have denied that rubber bullets were used to disperse a group who were protesting the unveiling of a statue of President Jacob Zuma in the North West.

[News24Wire] Police have denied that rubber bullets were used to disperse a group who were protesting the unveiling of a statue of President Jacob Zuma in the North West.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa