Wrap – From Number 1 to Accused No 1

[News24Wire] It was 09:25 on Friday when former president Jacob Zuma, dressed in a crisp black suit and a red tie, stepped into the dock of the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban.

[News24Wire] It was 09:25 on Friday when former president Jacob Zuma, dressed in a crisp black suit and a red tie, stepped into the dock of the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Profit Falls, but Deposits Grow

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The I&M Bank Ltd net profit slowed to Sh4.8 billion in 2017, lower than Sh5.4 billion recorded during the previous year. The bank’s audited statement for the year ended in December 31, 2017 total deposits grew by 7.3 per cent from a shrink of 1.4 per cent in 2016 although assets fell by 4 per cent last year from the later.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The I&M Bank Ltd net profit slowed to Sh4.8 billion in 2017, lower than Sh5.4 billion recorded during the previous year. The bank's audited statement for the year ended in December 31, 2017 total deposits grew by 7.3 per cent from a shrink of 1.4 per cent in 2016 although assets fell by 4 per cent last year from the later.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

U.S.$200 Fine for Open Defecation

[The Herald] At least 63 percent of residents in Makoni district have no toilets and hazardously rely on the bush system, which leaves them vulnerable to chronic waterborne diseases.

[The Herald] At least 63 percent of residents in Makoni district have no toilets and hazardously rely on the bush system, which leaves them vulnerable to chronic waterborne diseases.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Iran Keen to Invest in Private Sector

[The Herald] Iran is keen to take advantage of the new dispensation in Zimbabwe led by President Mnangagwa to deepen bilateral relations aimed at promoting investment, a top diplomat has said.

[The Herald] Iran is keen to take advantage of the new dispensation in Zimbabwe led by President Mnangagwa to deepen bilateral relations aimed at promoting investment, a top diplomat has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Health Bill Proposes Jail for On Duty Negligence

[New Zimbabwe] Mutare -Medical personnel in the country will be jailed for 2 years or pay a fine of up to $5 000 for negligence on duty if the proposed 2017 Health Bill is passed into law.

[New Zimbabwe] Mutare -Medical personnel in the country will be jailed for 2 years or pay a fine of up to $5 000 for negligence on duty if the proposed 2017 Health Bill is passed into law.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Farm Miners Sue Grace Mugabe for Defamation

[New Zimbabwe] Former First Lady Grace Mugabe who is entangled in a fight over mining claims at Smithfield Farm in Mazowe is to be sued for defamation of character by the artisanal miners whom she has accused of stealing computers at her orphanage home…

[New Zimbabwe] Former First Lady Grace Mugabe who is entangled in a fight over mining claims at Smithfield Farm in Mazowe is to be sued for defamation of character by the artisanal miners whom she has accused of stealing computers at her orphanage home in the district.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ignore Khupe – She Is a Lost Cause, Says Chamisa

[New Zimbabwe] The chaos rocking the MDC-T ranks continues unabated with the group led by Nelson Chamisa urging Zimbabweans to ignore rival faction leader Thokozani Khupe’s call for an extraordinary congress and describing it as a “lost cause”.

[New Zimbabwe] The chaos rocking the MDC-T ranks continues unabated with the group led by Nelson Chamisa urging Zimbabweans to ignore rival faction leader Thokozani Khupe's call for an extraordinary congress and describing it as a "lost cause".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘We Won’t Chase You Into the Sea’, Malema Tells White People

[News24Wire] Can you imagine how dull South Africa would be without white people, EFF leader Julius Malema said to much laughter outside the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court on Friday, after his case was postponed to July 27.

[News24Wire] Can you imagine how dull South Africa would be without white people, EFF leader Julius Malema said to much laughter outside the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court on Friday, after his case was postponed to July 27.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Boxing – EAC Title in Sight for Tanzania Boxers Mfaume, Pengo

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Ubungo’s Kinesi ground in the city was converted into a theatre for a war of words yesterday during the weigh-in by boxers Mfaume Mfaume and Habib Pengo ahead of their anticipated explosive showdown at the same venue today.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Ubungo's Kinesi ground in the city was converted into a theatre for a war of words yesterday during the weigh-in by boxers Mfaume Mfaume and Habib Pengo ahead of their anticipated explosive showdown at the same venue today.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania