Mujuru’s Party a Rainless Cloud?

[Financial Gazette] WAR veteran, author and long-serving diplomat, Agrippa Mutambara, bared his soul early last year when he announced his decision to resign from his comfy government post to join the then newly formed Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) party…

[Financial Gazette] WAR veteran, author and long-serving diplomat, Agrippa Mutambara, bared his soul early last year when he announced his decision to resign from his comfy government post to join the then newly formed Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) party, led by former vice president Joice Mujuru.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Joice Mujuru Must Redeem Herself

[Financial Gazette] TO many people, the name Joice Mujuru symbolises triumph over adversity. Here is a woman who joined the armed struggle when she was 15 years of age, earning a place among Zimbabwe’s iconic liberation war fighters when she downed an …

[Financial Gazette] TO many people, the name Joice Mujuru symbolises triumph over adversity. Here is a woman who joined the armed struggle when she was 15 years of age, earning a place among Zimbabwe's iconic liberation war fighters when she downed an enemy chopper in February 1974, in one of the epic battles that forced the brutal colonial regime of the late Ian Smith to negotiate for peace.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

MPs May Miss ‘Severance Pay’ After Treasury Allocates Insufficient Funds

[Nation] The Treasury on Wednesday indicated its readiness to allocate Parliament Sh36 billion in the next financial year, signalling unwillingness to fund the “severance pay” legislators have been demanding for the eight months they say they will lose…

[Nation] The Treasury on Wednesday indicated its readiness to allocate Parliament Sh36 billion in the next financial year, signalling unwillingness to fund the "severance pay" legislators have been demanding for the eight months they say they will lose from a five-year term.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kano, Oyo, Abuja Residents Paid Highest for Cooking Gas in January

[Premium Times] Residents of Abuja, Kano and Oyo states paid the highest average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) in January, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has said.

[Premium Times] Residents of Abuja, Kano and Oyo states paid the highest average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) in January, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Investors Get Relief as Advance Capital Gains Tax Stopped

[Nation] The High Court has stopped the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) from implementing laws that will see capital gains tax paid before transactions are completed following a lawsuit by the Law Society of Kenya (LSK).

[Nation] The High Court has stopped the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) from implementing laws that will see capital gains tax paid before transactions are completed following a lawsuit by the Law Society of Kenya (LSK).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

CEOs’ Approach to Growth of Economy Most Laudable

[Citizen] A new initiative–in which the chief executive officers roundtable (CEOrt) is engaging a renowned economist who will analyse the country’s economic developments and advise the government accordingly–is good for Tanzania.

[Citizen] A new initiative--in which the chief executive officers roundtable (CEOrt) is engaging a renowned economist who will analyse the country's economic developments and advise the government accordingly--is good for Tanzania.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Govt Vows to Downgrade Inefficient Health Centres

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu yesterday vowed to downgrade some Health Centres (HCs) to the level of a dispensary for failing to deliver health services to the expected standards.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu yesterday vowed to downgrade some Health Centres (HCs) to the level of a dispensary for failing to deliver health services to the expected standards.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Plight of 132 Kicked Out in Mozambique Swoop

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A total of 132 Tanzanians have been deported from Mozambique in a crackdown on illegal immigrants in the southern African country, the government confirmed yesterday.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A total of 132 Tanzanians have been deported from Mozambique in a crackdown on illegal immigrants in the southern African country, the government confirmed yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Court Allows Drugs to Be Tendered As an Exhibit

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The High Court yesterday admitted as an exhibit over 2.8 grams of heroin and cocaine that were seized from a Kenyan businesswoman Mwanaidi Mfundo alias Mama Leila and eight other people in 2011.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The High Court yesterday admitted as an exhibit over 2.8 grams of heroin and cocaine that were seized from a Kenyan businesswoman Mwanaidi Mfundo alias Mama Leila and eight other people in 2011.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania