Truworths Banking On Increased Uptake of 12 Months Scheme

[263Chat] Truworths trade volumes for the year ended 9 July 2017 went down by 29 percent despite the company recording an increase in the uptake of its 12 months scheme, 263Chat can reveal.

[263Chat] Truworths trade volumes for the year ended 9 July 2017 went down by 29 percent despite the company recording an increase in the uptake of its 12 months scheme, 263Chat can reveal.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Differences Between Farmers’ Calling, Career Opportunity

[The Herald] There is no shortage of training courses and capacity building programmes for farmers, SMEs and other value chain actors in Zimbabwe. However, while all these activities and strategies are necessary, nothing trumps calling. Farmers with a …

[The Herald] There is no shortage of training courses and capacity building programmes for farmers, SMEs and other value chain actors in Zimbabwe. However, while all these activities and strategies are necessary, nothing trumps calling. Farmers with a calling do not need a cheering crowd. They do not feel entitled to receive awards for their farming prowess but they feel compelled to make a difference in their communities. They do not measure their excellence by the number of awards or yields per hectare but their infl

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Rapist Teenager Gets 3-Stroke Sentence

[The Herald] A cheeky 16-year-old Mutare boy yesterday escaped jail after being handed a three-stroke sentence for raping his eight-year-old cousin. The boy appeared before regional magistrate, Mrs Loice Mukunyadze, while Mr Fletcher Karombe prosecuted.

[The Herald] A cheeky 16-year-old Mutare boy yesterday escaped jail after being handed a three-stroke sentence for raping his eight-year-old cousin. The boy appeared before regional magistrate, Mrs Loice Mukunyadze, while Mr Fletcher Karombe prosecuted.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Revocation of Economic Sanctions By the United States On the Sudan Statement By Foreign Secretary

[SNA] Khartoum -In a press release issued by Japanese embassy in Sudan ” . Japan welcomes the United States’ decision to revoke economic sanctions with respect to the Republic of the Sudan, which will be effective on October 12, 2017.

[SNA] Khartoum -In a press release issued by Japanese embassy in Sudan " . Japan welcomes the United States' decision to revoke economic sanctions with respect to the Republic of the Sudan, which will be effective on October 12, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Govt Extends Cotton Programme to Matabeleland

[The Herald] The Government has extended the Presidential Cotton Input Support Programme to Matabeleland Provinces where it is targeting to finance 20 000 farmers in the forthcoming season. The programme–running for the third consecutive year–had mai…

[The Herald] The Government has extended the Presidential Cotton Input Support Programme to Matabeleland Provinces where it is targeting to finance 20 000 farmers in the forthcoming season. The programme--running for the third consecutive year--had mainly benefited rural farmers in traditional cotton growing districts such as Muzarabani, Gokwe and the Lowveld. Since its launch in 2015, Government has spent close to $70 million on cotton inputs, with an upward of 155 000 household benefiting. Last season, output rose by

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

1 000kg of Gold Lost to Smuggling

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is losing an estimated 1 000kg of gold annually through side marketing and illicit flows. Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) financial intelligence unit’s Wonder Kapofu said while the country may have mechanisms to curb gold and finan…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is losing an estimated 1 000kg of gold annually through side marketing and illicit flows. Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) financial intelligence unit's Wonder Kapofu said while the country may have mechanisms to curb gold and financial leakages, the country is still losing a significant amount as the system is not robust enough to plug off all the loopholes.Mr Kapofu indicated the need to work with Fidelity Printers and Refiners, police, border patrol for instance to help curb smuggling and any oth

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Unfortunate Case of Ethiopia’s Looted Heritage

[Ethiopian Herald] At different times, Ethiopia has lost numerous ancient cultural heritages and treasures because of looting and plundering. Though there have been initiatives now and then to facilitate the return of these stolen heritages, the outcom…

[Ethiopian Herald] At different times, Ethiopia has lost numerous ancient cultural heritages and treasures because of looting and plundering. Though there have been initiatives now and then to facilitate the return of these stolen heritages, the outcomes have not been pleasing.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ruling Party Gets Multi-Million Dollar Tent

[The Herald] Zanu PF has acquired a multi-million dollar tent with a capacity of sheltering 15 000 people ahead of its December National People’s Conference to be held in Gwanda in Matabeleland South Province. The tent would also be used as a commercia…

[The Herald] Zanu PF has acquired a multi-million dollar tent with a capacity of sheltering 15 000 people ahead of its December National People's Conference to be held in Gwanda in Matabeleland South Province. The tent would also be used as a commercial facility for other revenue generating activities by the corporate sector. A local company Univern Enterprises facilitated the purchase of the tent from China.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Young Man Behind Bars for Elderly Man’s Murder

[SAPS] A 19-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder and house breaking with intent to steal and theft, after an elderly man’s body was found in his house in Club 2000, Galeshewe. It is alleged that the suspect broke into the house and mu…

[SAPS] A 19-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder and house breaking with intent to steal and theft, after an elderly man's body was found in his house in Club 2000, Galeshewe. It is alleged that the suspect broke into the house and murdered the elderly man, and stole electric appliances including groceries.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Stakeholders Partner to Empower Crisis-Torn Kenya Girls

[CAJ News] Nairobi -KENYA has launched a yearlong effort to bring together stakeholders to champion attention and investments to most pressing needs and opportunities for girls in emergencies and development settings. The launch coincides with the Inte…

[CAJ News] Nairobi -KENYA has launched a yearlong effort to bring together stakeholders to champion attention and investments to most pressing needs and opportunities for girls in emergencies and development settings. The launch coincides with the International Day of the Girl, celebrated yearly on October 11. In Kenya, under the leadership of the Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs, the national theme for 2017 is: "Empower girls: Emergency response and resilience planning". This theme is focused on the fact

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya