New Leadership, Expectations for 2018 National Budget

[The Herald] As we await the 2018 budget statement, a window of opportunity avails itself, once again, for policy makers to allocate the precious resources wisely in order to stimulate growth and revive the flagging economy.

[The Herald] As we await the 2018 budget statement, a window of opportunity avails itself, once again, for policy makers to allocate the precious resources wisely in order to stimulate growth and revive the flagging economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cricketer Zhuwao Hits Maiden First Class Century

[The Herald] Cephas Zhuwao, the Chris Gayle of Zimbabwe cricket, found that fortune favours the brave as he scored his maiden first-class century at Harare Sports Club yesterday for Harare Metropolitan Eagles and turned the tables on Midlands Rhinos wh…

[The Herald] Cephas Zhuwao, the Chris Gayle of Zimbabwe cricket, found that fortune favours the brave as he scored his maiden first-class century at Harare Sports Club yesterday for Harare Metropolitan Eagles and turned the tables on Midlands Rhinos who had led on first innings. Zhuwao survived several miscued strokes and difficult chances and was still unbeaten at the close with 167 not out, the highest Logan Cup score of the season, with 16 fours and nine sixes to his credit.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tinubu Wades Into Lagos APC Crisis, Insists On Party Supremacy

[This Day] The National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has finally intervened in intractable crisis that has engulfed 20 local government areas and 37 local council development areas in Lagos State, THISDAY has le…

[This Day] The National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has finally intervened in intractable crisis that has engulfed 20 local government areas and 37 local council development areas in Lagos State, THISDAY has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Monthly ‘Drought Charge’ On Cards for Capetonians

[News24Wire] Cape Town residents may have to pay a monthly “drought charge” for about three years from February, as officials try and raise R1bn annually while dams in the province recover from the worst dry spell in more than a hundred years.

[News24Wire] Cape Town residents may have to pay a monthly "drought charge" for about three years from February, as officials try and raise R1bn annually while dams in the province recover from the worst dry spell in more than a hundred years.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Okorocha Swears in 28 Commissioners, Appoints Sister Commissioner for Happiness

[This Day] Owerri -Ten months after the dissolution of the Imo State Executive Council, Governor Rochas Okorocha on Monday swore-in 28 new commissioners and eighty-one transition committee members of the 27 local government councils in the state.

[This Day] Owerri -Ten months after the dissolution of the Imo State Executive Council, Governor Rochas Okorocha on Monday swore-in 28 new commissioners and eighty-one transition committee members of the 27 local government councils in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Midlands State University Embarks On U.S.$2,5 Million Project

[The Herald] THE Midlands State University (MSU) has embarked on a massive horticulture and poultry project in Shurugwi as part of efforts to ensure the institution becomes self-sufficient.

[The Herald] THE Midlands State University (MSU) has embarked on a massive horticulture and poultry project in Shurugwi as part of efforts to ensure the institution becomes self-sufficient.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Snapshots From Maina Saga

[Daily Trust] The public hearing that unfolded in the National Assembly last Thursday on what is now referred to as Mainagate kept most of those who watched it spellbound by the sordid and unbelievable revelations on the mysterious reinstatement of a f…

[Daily Trust] The public hearing that unfolded in the National Assembly last Thursday on what is now referred to as Mainagate kept most of those who watched it spellbound by the sordid and unbelievable revelations on the mysterious reinstatement of a fugitive civil servant. The civil servant, who had earlier been dismissed in 2013 for absconding from office, caused a public frenzy when he was reported to have suddenly turned up in October to resume office in his former place of posting in the Ministry of Interior. After

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

National Pension Scheme Authority Probes 200 Firms

[Times of Zambia] The National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) has prosecuted more than 200 firms and organisations in Kitwe this year due to noncompliance with employee pension remittances.

[Times of Zambia] The National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) has prosecuted more than 200 firms and organisations in Kitwe this year due to noncompliance with employee pension remittances.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia