Parly Comes of Age As Fifth Session Beckons

[The Herald] Mr Speaker Sir The Fourth Session of the Eighth Parliament ended two weeks ago with Parliament expected to return on September 12, when the Fifth Session will be officially opened.

[The Herald] Mr Speaker Sir The Fourth Session of the Eighth Parliament ended two weeks ago with Parliament expected to return on September 12, when the Fifth Session will be officially opened.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Heads to Midlands

[The Herald] The seventh Presidential Youth Interface Rally will be held in the Midlands Province, Zanu-PF Youth League secretary Cde Kudzanayi Chipanga said yesterday. Cde Chipanga said the date of the meeting would be revealed on Saturday when the ho…

[The Herald] The seventh Presidential Youth Interface Rally will be held in the Midlands Province, Zanu-PF Youth League secretary Cde Kudzanayi Chipanga said yesterday. Cde Chipanga said the date of the meeting would be revealed on Saturday when the host province holds an inter-district meeting in Gweru. "There will be a Zanu-PF inter-district meeting on August 19, which will be held in preparation for President Mugabe's visit," he said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Trial of Ex-Natprint Bosses Yet to Start

[The Herald] The trial of two Natprint (Pvt) Ltd former bosses, who allegedly swindled their employer of over $400 000 in 2014, is yet to commence following the disappearance of one of them.

[The Herald] The trial of two Natprint (Pvt) Ltd former bosses, who allegedly swindled their employer of over $400 000 in 2014, is yet to commence following the disappearance of one of them.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Judokas for World Championships

[The Herald] JUDO Association of Zimbabwe (JAZ) president Smart Deke says the upcoming World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, this month present an opportunity for them to expose their athletes to the highest level of competition.

[The Herald] JUDO Association of Zimbabwe (JAZ) president Smart Deke says the upcoming World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, this month present an opportunity for them to expose their athletes to the highest level of competition.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ugly Beauty – Ethnicity and Politics in Kenya

[Fahamu] Kenya’s ethnic diversity is both a blessing and a curse. Whereas the diversity is a great heritage to celebrate, ethnicity has been used to create division for political ends. The country goes into elections on 8 August sharply divided along e…

[Fahamu] Kenya's ethnic diversity is both a blessing and a curse. Whereas the diversity is a great heritage to celebrate, ethnicity has been used to create division for political ends. The country goes into elections on 8 August sharply divided along ethnic lines. Kenyan voters will do well in this election to elect leaders who are dedicated to serving the whole country, not sections of it.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Banks Are Failing Customers – Central Bank Should Step in

[Nyasa Times] Generally, the quality of service offered by banks has deteriorated over the past few years. Some of the contributing factors are lack of service expansion in light of growing clientele and the narrow products offered. The services are so…

[Nyasa Times] Generally, the quality of service offered by banks has deteriorated over the past few years. Some of the contributing factors are lack of service expansion in light of growing clientele and the narrow products offered. The services are so appalling that one has to wait for long hours to be served. Sometimes queues are so long that customers just give up and return the following day.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

War Vets Boss Held Over Call to Have Grace Mugabe Arrested

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean police have arrested a prominent war veteran who called for the arrest of the southern African country’s First Lady Grace Mugabe after she publicly urged her 93-year-old husband to name his successor.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean police have arrested a prominent war veteran who called for the arrest of the southern African country's First Lady Grace Mugabe after she publicly urged her 93-year-old husband to name his successor.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

SMEs Urged to Embrace Strong Financial Reporting Systems

[New Times] Small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) have been urged to embrace strong financial reporting systems to ensure proper accountability and data driven decision-making operations.

[New Times] Small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) have been urged to embrace strong financial reporting systems to ensure proper accountability and data driven decision-making operations.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Graft Claims, Party Politics Cost Ranguma His Seat

[Nation] Party politics, corruption and nepotism allegations, as well as unmet campaign pledges, may have sent Kisumu Governor Jack Ranguma home and made him the only incumbent in the Nyanza region who did not recapture his seat.

[Nation] Party politics, corruption and nepotism allegations, as well as unmet campaign pledges, may have sent Kisumu Governor Jack Ranguma home and made him the only incumbent in the Nyanza region who did not recapture his seat.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya