Central Bank Seeks U.S.$500 Million Facility

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) is seeking a $500 million facility to cover the foreign currency gap that will widen when the 2017 tobacco marketing season closes.

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) is seeking a $500 million facility to cover the foreign currency gap that will widen when the 2017 tobacco marketing season closes.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

US Laptop Ban Lifted in Egypt, Morocco

[Monitor] Egypt and Morocco’s airlines have said a ban against carry-on laptops on US-bound flights has been lifted, leaving only two Saudi airports under the restrictions put in place in March.

[Monitor] Egypt and Morocco's airlines have said a ban against carry-on laptops on US-bound flights has been lifted, leaving only two Saudi airports under the restrictions put in place in March.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Need for a Trade Fair Board’

[New Era] Windhoek -There is a need to establish a board that will coordinate the activities of the various expos and trade fairs in the country, an events management consultant opined.

[New Era] Windhoek -There is a need to establish a board that will coordinate the activities of the various expos and trade fairs in the country, an events management consultant opined.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Senior Cop Denies Fake ‘Spot Fine’ Books Allegations

[The Herald] A senior officer at Marlborough Police Station fingered as the brains behind the processing of counterfeit admission of guilt deposit fine books (ZJ69) that were being used by some cops, has denied the allegations.

[The Herald] A senior officer at Marlborough Police Station fingered as the brains behind the processing of counterfeit admission of guilt deposit fine books (ZJ69) that were being used by some cops, has denied the allegations.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Governor Calls for Mature Dialogue On Land

[New Era] Keetmanshoop -//Kharas Governor Lucia Basson has called on inhabitants of the region to have a meaningful and mature discussion on how the sensitive land issue should be tackled.

[New Era] Keetmanshoop -//Kharas Governor Lucia Basson has called on inhabitants of the region to have a meaningful and mature discussion on how the sensitive land issue should be tackled.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Styrofoam Ban – Defiant Citizens Face Prosecution

[The Herald] Government has with immediate effect banned the use of polystyrene material, commonly known as kaylite, and related plastic packaging citing health hazards and pollution. The ban will mostly affect the food industry, especially vendors and…

[The Herald] Government has with immediate effect banned the use of polystyrene material, commonly known as kaylite, and related plastic packaging citing health hazards and pollution. The ban will mostly affect the food industry, especially vendors and fast-food outlets. Kaylite manufacturers provided a cheaper form of packaging which, however, created environmental challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Of Jonathan Moyo and the Gollum Effect

[The Herald] Many people have been wondering what really is going on with Higher Education Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo lately as he has picked a vicious fight with the country’s army generals, topping up his notorious acrimony with Vice President …

[The Herald] Many people have been wondering what really is going on with Higher Education Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo lately as he has picked a vicious fight with the country's army generals, topping up his notorious acrimony with Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, whom he calls a successionist angling to illegally take over from President Mugabe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Call to Sharpen Journalists’ Training

[The Herald] The Herald Managing Editor, Victoria Ruzvidzo, has challenged media training institutions to lead in research and guard against producing half-baked journalists. She made the remarks while addressing a media and business conference in Hara…

[The Herald] The Herald Managing Editor, Victoria Ruzvidzo, has challenged media training institutions to lead in research and guard against producing half-baked journalists. She made the remarks while addressing a media and business conference in Harare yesterday. "Zimbabwe's media schools are not producing journalists, they are churning out half-baked reporters. Strict sense reporters just report. Journalists record, report, analyse and investigate.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Family in Pain As April Crash Victims Still Unidentified

[New Era] Windhoek -The family of the driver and three other relatives who burnt beyond recognition following a tragic accident in April have not yet found closure, as they are still awaiting the results of DNA tests performed on the remains of the vic…

[New Era] Windhoek -The family of the driver and three other relatives who burnt beyond recognition following a tragic accident in April have not yet found closure, as they are still awaiting the results of DNA tests performed on the remains of the victims.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia