Building Project Held Hostage By Gangsters – Mayor

[News24Wire] The City of Cape Town was forced to cancel the construction of more than 700 homes in Valhalla Park following ongoing threats from gangsters in the area, Mayor Patricia de Lille said on Thursday afternoon.Speaking during a council meeting,…

[News24Wire] The City of Cape Town was forced to cancel the construction of more than 700 homes in Valhalla Park following ongoing threats from gangsters in the area, Mayor Patricia de Lille said on Thursday afternoon.Speaking during a council meeting, De Lille said gangsters are holding the housing project hostage.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Capacity Utilisation Target Reviewed

[The Herald] The Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) reviewed its capacity utilisation target for the year downwards to between 50 and 60 percent from the projected 65 percent by year-end due to a shortage of foreign currency to buy critical raw…

[The Herald] The Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) reviewed its capacity utilisation target for the year downwards to between 50 and 60 percent from the projected 65 percent by year-end due to a shortage of foreign currency to buy critical raw materials.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tokwe Mukosi Ministerial Committee Set to Complete Land Planning

[The Herald] An inter-ministerial committee set up to oversee investments around the recently completed Tokwe Mukosi Dam is expected to complete land planning soon with Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa saying Government would…

[The Herald] An inter-ministerial committee set up to oversee investments around the recently completed Tokwe Mukosi Dam is expected to complete land planning soon with Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa saying Government would not accept chaotic invasion of State land around the dam.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Farm Equipment Manufacturer Back in the Black

[Zimbabwe Independent] An 82% reduction in finance costs, improved margins and a reduction in operating expenses helped Zimplow Ltd return to profitability in the interim period to June.

[Zimbabwe Independent] An 82% reduction in finance costs, improved margins and a reduction in operating expenses helped Zimplow Ltd return to profitability in the interim period to June.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

War Crimes Fugitive Surrenders to UN Peacekeepers

[UN News] The United Nations advocate for ending sexual violence in conflict has welcomed the surrender of fugitive rebel leader Ntabo Ntaberi Sheka to the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), known as MONUSCO.

[UN News] The United Nations advocate for ending sexual violence in conflict has welcomed the surrender of fugitive rebel leader Ntabo Ntaberi Sheka to the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), known as MONUSCO.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Renowed Actor Gringo Wants to Meet Zodwa Wabantu

[The Herald] Renowned actor, Gringo (real name Lazarus Boora) has requested to meet South African entertainer, Zodwa Wabantu who will be visiting Bulawayo this weekend to party.

[The Herald] Renowned actor, Gringo (real name Lazarus Boora) has requested to meet South African entertainer, Zodwa Wabantu who will be visiting Bulawayo this weekend to party.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Without Elections, the DRC’s Economy Will Continue to Slide

[ISS] Despite their efforts to convince the Congolese population that they have their best interests at heart, the ruling majority and the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have lost control over a key element of day-to-day life:…

[ISS] Despite their efforts to convince the Congolese population that they have their best interests at heart, the ruling majority and the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have lost control over a key element of day-to-day life: the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

All Set for ‘Camouflage’ Premiere

[The Herald] The wait is over! All is set for the première of “Camouflage”, a film written, produced and directed by journalist-cum-filmmaker Adoration Bizure, to be held tonight at the New Ambassador Hotel.

[The Herald] The wait is over! All is set for the première of "Camouflage", a film written, produced and directed by journalist-cum-filmmaker Adoration Bizure, to be held tonight at the New Ambassador Hotel.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe