Current Account Deficit to Narrow – Report

[Financial Gazette] A LONDON-BASED research firm has predicted an improvement in the country’s current account deficit this year, forecasting a surge in export earnings during the calendar and an improved liquidity position following major monetary ref…

[Financial Gazette] A LONDON-BASED research firm has predicted an improvement in the country's current account deficit this year, forecasting a surge in export earnings during the calendar and an improved liquidity position following major monetary reforms that ushered in a new currency in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Firms Fight National Revenue Authority Garnishee Orders

[Financial Gazette] LAST month, the Supreme Court overturned a High Court order lifting a US$20 million garnishee order that the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) had placed on Packers International Private Limited, a fast foods and retail business co…

[Financial Gazette] LAST month, the Supreme Court overturned a High Court order lifting a US$20 million garnishee order that the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) had placed on Packers International Private Limited, a fast foods and retail business concern which owns Chicken Slice, Pizza Slice and Creamy Slice.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Public Trial Resumes in Slain Muslim Clerics Case

[Independent (Kampala)] The Public hearing of the murder case against 14 people alleged to have plotted murders of Muslim clerics across the country has resumed Wednesday with Detective AIP Geoffrey Ntende attached to Counter Terrorism Unit testifying.

[Independent (Kampala)] The Public hearing of the murder case against 14 people alleged to have plotted murders of Muslim clerics across the country has resumed Wednesday with Detective AIP Geoffrey Ntende attached to Counter Terrorism Unit testifying.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Besigye Files Application Against Nakawa Court Appearances

[Independent (Kampala)] Former FDC presidential candidate Dr. Kiiza Besigye has filed an application before the High Court -Criminal Division seeking to formerly block his continued appearance before Nakawa Magistrates Court which he says has no powers…

[Independent (Kampala)] Former FDC presidential candidate Dr. Kiiza Besigye has filed an application before the High Court -Criminal Division seeking to formerly block his continued appearance before Nakawa Magistrates Court which he says has no powers to try him for treason.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Massive Job Declines Hit Manufacturing Sector

[Vanguard] Operators are blaming the job contractions on increasing hostile operating environment bedeviling the sector. Data obtained from the Statistics Department of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), showe…

[Vanguard] Operators are blaming the job contractions on increasing hostile operating environment bedeviling the sector. Data obtained from the Statistics Department of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), showed that jobs in the sector had been declining for 23 consecutive months.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria