Stop Trivialising Corruption

[Financial Gazette] PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s new administration has pledged to fight corruption without fear or favour. If followed through, this would be a welcome break from former President Robert Mugabe’s deleteriously permissive attitude tow…

[Financial Gazette] PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa's new administration has pledged to fight corruption without fear or favour. If followed through, this would be a welcome break from former President Robert Mugabe's deleteriously permissive attitude towards graft.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Central Bank Warns on Bitcoin

[Financial Gazette] THE demand for Bitcoin in Zimbabwe slumped over the past month following the central bank’s warning to the public over the use of virtual currencies and cryptoccurencies. Bitcoin, which is the most prominent cryptocurrency, is a dec…

[Financial Gazette] THE demand for Bitcoin in Zimbabwe slumped over the past month following the central bank's warning to the public over the use of virtual currencies and cryptoccurencies. Bitcoin, which is the most prominent cryptocurrency, is a decentralised digital payment system which works without a central repository or single administrator.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mugabe, Tsvangirai Off Ballot for First Time in Decades?

[Financial Gazette] ZIMBABWE is set to have its first elections in nearly two decades without veteran politicians, Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangirai, the two men whose epic duels have for years reduced other political leaders and their parties to mer…

[Financial Gazette] ZIMBABWE is set to have its first elections in nearly two decades without veteran politicians, Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangirai, the two men whose epic duels have for years reduced other political leaders and their parties to mere spectators.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Weah Meets Boakai

[NEWS] As part of effort to heal the wounds that were created during the electoral process, President-elect Ambassador George M. Weah on New Year’s Day visited the residence of Vice President Joseph N. Boakai in the Rehab. Community, near Monrovia

[NEWS] As part of effort to heal the wounds that were created during the electoral process, President-elect Ambassador George M. Weah on New Year's Day visited the residence of Vice President Joseph N. Boakai in the Rehab. Community, near Monrovia

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Appetite for Treasury Bills Still High

[Citizen] Investor -Appetite for government debt instruments has continued to remain strong, as the Treasury bills that were floated on Wednesday by the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) were oversubscribed by more than 100 per cent.

[Citizen] Investor -Appetite for government debt instruments has continued to remain strong, as the Treasury bills that were floated on Wednesday by the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) were oversubscribed by more than 100 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Cape Town Journalist Facing 140 Fraud Charges for Allegedly Faking Parolee’s Work Schedule

[News24Wire] A journalist at a media company in Cape Town and a resident from Mitchells Plain have been arrested for allegedly committing fraud to allow a parolee to move around and commit crime.

[News24Wire] A journalist at a media company in Cape Town and a resident from Mitchells Plain have been arrested for allegedly committing fraud to allow a parolee to move around and commit crime.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

City of Johannesburg Official Fired for Awarding Tenders to Own Company

[News24Wire] The City of Johannesburg has fired a senior official for allegedly awarding tenders to their own private company, a strategic adviser said on Friday.

[News24Wire] The City of Johannesburg has fired a senior official for allegedly awarding tenders to their own private company, a strategic adviser said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Morocco – a Beacon of Hope for Christianity in the Middle East

[New Dawn] Throughout history, Christianity has played a central role in the Middle East and North Africa. Distinct sites from both the ancient and modern times demonstrate Christianity’s unique and vast place in the region. Tragically, Christianity’s …

[New Dawn] Throughout history, Christianity has played a central role in the Middle East and North Africa. Distinct sites from both the ancient and modern times demonstrate Christianity's unique and vast place in the region. Tragically, Christianity's cultural and contemporary position in the region is persistently under attack.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Marketers Cry Out

[New Dawn] Petty traders and foreign exchange bureaus in Liberia are expressing frustration over a skyrocketing money exchange rate of US$1.00 to LD$130.00 that has impacted prices of goods and potentially weakened purchase power mainly for a significa…

[New Dawn] Petty traders and foreign exchange bureaus in Liberia are expressing frustration over a skyrocketing money exchange rate of US$1.00 to LD$130.00 that has impacted prices of goods and potentially weakened purchase power mainly for a significant portion of the country's population that survives on very little or no income.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia