Engagement of Wellcash Debt Collectors Raises Eyebrows

[The Herald] A motion moved last week by Matabeleland South Proportional Representative MP Mrs Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga (MDC) on the virtual presence of Wellcash Debt Collectors in most local authorities and parastatals, among other state enterp…

[The Herald] A motion moved last week by Matabeleland South Proportional Representative MP Mrs Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga (MDC) on the virtual presence of Wellcash Debt Collectors in most local authorities and parastatals, among other state enterprises, cannot just be taken as casual talk. Mr Speaker Sir, while it is true that there might be controversy on some of the issues raised by Mrs Misihairabwi-Mushonga's motion, particularly the allegation of unfair regional representation, it was on the virtual presence o

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Midlands Voter Registration Starts On High Note

[The Herald] The voter registration blitz started on a high note in the Midlands province yesterday, with the exercise being carried out in Gokwe north and south in preparation for spreading it to the whole province. Zimbabwe Electoral Commission’s Mid…

[The Herald] The voter registration blitz started on a high note in the Midlands province yesterday, with the exercise being carried out in Gokwe north and south in preparation for spreading it to the whole province. Zimbabwe Electoral Commission's Midlands provincial officer Mrs Dorcas Mpofu said the biometric voter registration exercise was going on smoothly in Gokwe north and south where they began the blitz yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Catholic Nuns Under-Go Financial Management Training

[Nyasa Times] Catholic nuns drawn from various congregations within Malawi and others from Kenya and Zimbabwe are undergoing a month long financial management training being held at Association of Women Religious Institutes in Malawi (AWRIM) Secretaria…

[Nyasa Times] Catholic nuns drawn from various congregations within Malawi and others from Kenya and Zimbabwe are undergoing a month long financial management training being held at Association of Women Religious Institutes in Malawi (AWRIM) Secretariat in Lilongwe.

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President Calls for Serious Agric Preps

[The Herald] President Mugabe yesterday urged Zimbabweans to prepare for the forthcoming agricultural season with “serious” determination and ensure another successful summer cropping year. The Zanu-PF President and First Secretary made the call during…

[The Herald] President Mugabe yesterday urged Zimbabweans to prepare for the forthcoming agricultural season with "serious" determination and ensure another successful summer cropping year. The Zanu-PF President and First Secretary made the call during his opening remarks at the revolutionary party's 312th Politburo meeting in Harare.

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Cyber Security Is No Trivial Matter

[The Herald] The reshuffled Cabinet ushered in a new portfolio called the Ministry of Cyber Security, Threat Detection and Mitigation. President Mugabe assigned former Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa to head this new ministry. Minister Chinamasa has…

[The Herald] The reshuffled Cabinet ushered in a new portfolio called the Ministry of Cyber Security, Threat Detection and Mitigation. President Mugabe assigned former Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa to head this new ministry. Minister Chinamasa has also previously held the Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs portfolio before.

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Egyptian Envoy Visits Media Houses

[Nyasa Times] Egyptian Ambassador to Malawi, Maher El- Adawy, has embarked o n a tour to the country’s media houses, which has seen him visiting newsrooms at Times Group at Ginnery Corner in Blantyre and official Malawi News Agency (Mana) in Lilongwe.

[Nyasa Times] Egyptian Ambassador to Malawi, Maher El- Adawy, has embarked o n a tour to the country's media houses, which has seen him visiting newsrooms at Times Group at Ginnery Corner in Blantyre and official Malawi News Agency (Mana) in Lilongwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

CAPS United Query Abandonment

[The Herald] The Premier Soccer League faces a complex situation after CAPS United wrote a letter of complaint to the authorities challenging the decision by referee Philani Ncube to abandon their ill-fated Chibuku Super Cup quarter-final tie against S…

[The Herald] The Premier Soccer League faces a complex situation after CAPS United wrote a letter of complaint to the authorities challenging the decision by referee Philani Ncube to abandon their ill-fated Chibuku Super Cup quarter-final tie against Shabanie Mine at Maglas. The Green Machine feel Ncube's decision was a wrong one after one of his assistants Thomas Kusosa was injured by a missile from the terraces.

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Forex Shortages – Boon for Button Manufacturer

[The Herald] Zimbabwe’s sole button manufacturer, Life Gear, has seen its production levels increase to 40 percent driven by local clothing manufacturers who currently do not have the foreign currency to import buttons. Formerly Coronet Buttons, the Bu…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe's sole button manufacturer, Life Gear, has seen its production levels increase to 40 percent driven by local clothing manufacturers who currently do not have the foreign currency to import buttons. Formerly Coronet Buttons, the Bulawayo-based company was operating at 10 percent capacity utilisation before the persistent foreign currency shortages.

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President Swears in Two More Ministers

[The Herald] President Mugabe yesterday swore in the new Minister of Welfare Services for War Veterans, War Collaborators, Former Political Detainees and Restrictees Cde Cain Mathema who immediately pledged to solve problems facing former freedom fight…

[The Herald] President Mugabe yesterday swore in the new Minister of Welfare Services for War Veterans, War Collaborators, Former Political Detainees and Restrictees Cde Cain Mathema who immediately pledged to solve problems facing former freedom fighters. Also to take the Oath of Office before the President at State House yesterday was the new Minister of State for Matabeleland South Provincial Affairs Ambassador Aaron Maboyi Ncube.The two were absent when the Head of State and Government swore in three other new Cabi

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Ancient DNA Unearths Fascinating Secrets. But What About the Ethics?

[The Conversation Africa] Ancient DNA is starting to reveal the secrets of how people emerged from, moved into or moved around Africa. Human skeletons from Saldanha Bay in South Africa’s Western Cape province, Ballito Bay in its KwaZulu-Natal province …

[The Conversation Africa] Ancient DNA is starting to reveal the secrets of how people emerged from, moved into or moved around Africa. Human skeletons from Saldanha Bay in South Africa's Western Cape province, Ballito Bay in its KwaZulu-Natal province and Mota Cave in Ethiopia; Tanzania and now Malawi have been analysed and the results recently published.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa