Joyce Banda Claims Innocence in Cashgate

[Nyasa Times] Former Malawian president, Joyce Banda, says she is ready to return to the country to clear her name in a corruption scandal known as “Cashgate” that occurred during her tenure.

[Nyasa Times] Former Malawian president, Joyce Banda, says she is ready to return to the country to clear her name in a corruption scandal known as "Cashgate" that occurred during her tenure.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Govt, Barrick Should Aim for Amicable Settlement

[Citizen] At long last, talks between the government and Barrick Gold Corporation, the majority shareholder in Acacia Mining, have commenced in Dar es Salaam to try to resolve a potentially damaging dispute following the ban on the shipping out of unpr…

[Citizen] At long last, talks between the government and Barrick Gold Corporation, the majority shareholder in Acacia Mining, have commenced in Dar es Salaam to try to resolve a potentially damaging dispute following the ban on the shipping out of unprocessed mineral concentrates.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa Receives Democratic Alliance Petition

[Govt of SA] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has noted and received the Democratic Alliance (DA) petition presented to the Office of the Deputy President on Wednesday, 02 August 2017, which relates to proceedings in Parliament on Tuesday, 8 August 2017.

[Govt of SA] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has noted and received the Democratic Alliance (DA) petition presented to the Office of the Deputy President on Wednesday, 02 August 2017, which relates to proceedings in Parliament on Tuesday, 8 August 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Students Hail Mutharika for Introducing Community Colleges

[Nyasa Times] President Mutharika has been hailed by graduating students for the introduction of the Community Technical Colleges, his key campaign promises of training young people in technical, vocational and entrepreneurial skills.

[Nyasa Times] President Mutharika has been hailed by graduating students for the introduction of the Community Technical Colleges, his key campaign promises of training young people in technical, vocational and entrepreneurial skills.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Chiefs, Councillors Implicated in Illegal Land Sales

[New Zimbabwe] Goromonzi -Thousands of desperate home seekers who purchased illegal residential stands from local traditional leaders and councillors face eviction after a government probe team said their homes should be destroyed.

[New Zimbabwe] Goromonzi -Thousands of desperate home seekers who purchased illegal residential stands from local traditional leaders and councillors face eviction after a government probe team said their homes should be destroyed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Finance Minister Chinamasa Meets Civil Servants

[The Herald] Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa yesterday met civil servants’ unions and urged them to take up residential stands being developed by the Infrastructural Development Bank of Zimbabwe (IDBZ). He told the unions th…

[The Herald] Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa yesterday met civil servants' unions and urged them to take up residential stands being developed by the Infrastructural Development Bank of Zimbabwe (IDBZ). He told the unions that Government workers willing to join the scheme would do so voluntarily. IDBZ is developing various housing projects across the country in Harare, Masvingo, Kariba, Hwange, Kwekwe, as well as Gwanda, Plumtree and Beitbridge.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

State Spy Wins Constitutional Court Referral

[New Zimbabwe] A Harare magistrate said Tuesday that a Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) officer charged with extorting $20,000 from a city businessman was tricked by the police into giving self-incriminating evidence.

[New Zimbabwe] A Harare magistrate said Tuesday that a Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) officer charged with extorting $20,000 from a city businessman was tricked by the police into giving self-incriminating evidence.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe