National Social Security Authority Labour Dispute Turns Nasty

[The Herald] The gloves are off in the crisis engulfing the National Social Security Authority (NSSA), which culminated in the sacking of board chairman Robin Vela last week. Mr Vela was dismissed by Labour and Social Welfare Minister Petronella Kagony…

[The Herald] The gloves are off in the crisis engulfing the National Social Security Authority (NSSA), which culminated in the sacking of board chairman Robin Vela last week. Mr Vela was dismissed by Labour and Social Welfare Minister Petronella Kagonye on March 27 on allegations that he is "not ordinarily resident in Zimbabwe".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Fresh Plea for Cargo Plane to Haul Fruit

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Horticulture stakeholders in the Southern Highlands have renewed their calls to the government for a cargo plane to facilitate haulage of products to both the domestic and foreign markets.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Horticulture stakeholders in the Southern Highlands have renewed their calls to the government for a cargo plane to facilitate haulage of products to both the domestic and foreign markets.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

South Africa Approaches Minister Mpofu

[The Herald] South Africa’s Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has approached Government to discuss immigration issues. Home Affairs and Culture Minister Dr Obert Mpofu confirmed the discussion with his South African counterpart. He, however, noted th…

[The Herald] South Africa's Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has approached Government to discuss immigration issues. Home Affairs and Culture Minister Dr Obert Mpofu confirmed the discussion with his South African counterpart. He, however, noted that further discussions, which have been delayed due to the Easter Holidays, will be held in due course.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Is Prophet Bushiri Under Probe for Money Laundering?

[Nyasa Times] South Africa Police Service through its Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) says it is discontinuing a probe into Prophet Shepherd Bushiri for lack of preliminary evidence and inconclusive reporting by so called whistleblo…

[Nyasa Times] South Africa Police Service through its Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) says it is discontinuing a probe into Prophet Shepherd Bushiri for lack of preliminary evidence and inconclusive reporting by so called whistleblowers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mammoth Power Project to Kick Off Soon – Govt

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Implementation of the Stiegler’s Gorge Power Generation Project, which will more than double Tanzania’s electricity production capacity by 2021, will kick off in the next three months.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Implementation of the Stiegler's Gorge Power Generation Project, which will more than double Tanzania's electricity production capacity by 2021, will kick off in the next three months.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Kenya Rules Out VAT Rise to Match East Africa Neighbours

[East African] Kenya will not raise its value added tax (VAT) to match the uniform rate for the rest of the countries in the East African Community (EAC), the Treasury has said, offering relief to households and businesses.

[East African] Kenya will not raise its value added tax (VAT) to match the uniform rate for the rest of the countries in the East African Community (EAC), the Treasury has said, offering relief to households and businesses.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Online Portal to Improve Services, Says Lands PS

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenyans will now be able to transact business at the Ministry of Lands easily after the Online Land Information Management Systems was rolled out across the country on Tuesday.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenyans will now be able to transact business at the Ministry of Lands easily after the Online Land Information Management Systems was rolled out across the country on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S.$2 Million Diamond Deal Goes Sour

[The Herald] A Chinese woman lost more than US$2 million to four suspected fraudsters who allegedly lured her into Zimbabwe under the pretext that they could buy diamonds on her behalf. The complainant (name not supplied) brought with her US$2 120 000 …

[The Herald] A Chinese woman lost more than US$2 million to four suspected fraudsters who allegedly lured her into Zimbabwe under the pretext that they could buy diamonds on her behalf. The complainant (name not supplied) brought with her US$2 120 000 in small denominations, but was allegedly advised by Mathew Musengezi (36) and his alleged accomplices - three Chinese men, including Huang Fei - that since they intended to buy the diamonds at ZMDC (Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation), they needed US$100 notes only.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe