Floods – Villagers Still Need Assistance

[The Herald] Zimbabwe, like the whole of Southern Africa, suffered the effects of Cyclone La Nina and the predicted Cyclone Dineo in the same period spelt doom for the country. Cyclone Dineo, however, downgraded to a tropical storm bringing relief acro…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe, like the whole of Southern Africa, suffered the effects of Cyclone La Nina and the predicted Cyclone Dineo in the same period spelt doom for the country. Cyclone Dineo, however, downgraded to a tropical storm bringing relief across the country. To most the downgrade meant that the worst had been averted and life would continue after a few episodes of windy downpours.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Presidential Aspirants Begin Nomination Process

[New Times] The countdown to the 2017 Presidential Election got underway, yesterday, with aspirants beginning submission of their nomination papers to the National Electoral Commission (NEC).

[New Times] The countdown to the 2017 Presidential Election got underway, yesterday, with aspirants beginning submission of their nomination papers to the National Electoral Commission (NEC).

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

The Names We Give to Our Dogs, Children

[The Herald] Some 20 or so years ago, a man who did the grounds at our family property generated endless mirth for us because of the way he related to Togo, the dog. Togo had this habit of often disappearing and turning up when least expected. When aft…

[The Herald] Some 20 or so years ago, a man who did the grounds at our family property generated endless mirth for us because of the way he related to Togo, the dog. Togo had this habit of often disappearing and turning up when least expected. When after his disappearances, Togo eventually re-appeared all contrite with pleading eyes and with his tail between the legs, Nyashanu as he was popularly known, would berate the poor dog in almost human terms. He spoke to the dog as to a fellow human.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Export-Oriented Production Key to Forex Shortages’

[The Herald] The country has been battling foreign currency shortages since the 1960s and needs export-orientated production to grow its economy, with the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) introducing several financing packages to foster production across…

[The Herald] The country has been battling foreign currency shortages since the 1960s and needs export-orientated production to grow its economy, with the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) introducing several financing packages to foster production across economic sectors. Speaking during a church service in Bulawayo on Saturday, RBZ deputy governor Dr Kupukile Mlambo said: "We want exports and production to grow; that's the only solution for our situation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Council Approves U.S.$3 Million Supplementary Budget

[The Herald] Harare City Council has approved a $3 million supplementary revenue budget to finance the review of the Harare Combination Master Plan (HCMP) and other local development plans which have outlived their lifespan. According to recent minutes…

[The Herald] Harare City Council has approved a $3 million supplementary revenue budget to finance the review of the Harare Combination Master Plan (HCMP) and other local development plans which have outlived their lifespan. According to recent minutes of the Environment Management Committee, Works director Engineer Phillip Pfukwa said there was need to review the City Centre Local Development Plan, Southern Incorporated Areas Local Development Plan, Lochinvar Local Development Plan and to prepare the South Western Hig

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Magufuli Wants Acacia to Admit Wrongdoing, Pay Trillions of Shillings

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli yesterday said Acacia Mining must pay billions of shillings in royalty and tax arrears arising from its activities since 1998 if it expected to continue operating in the country.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli yesterday said Acacia Mining must pay billions of shillings in royalty and tax arrears arising from its activities since 1998 if it expected to continue operating in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Group Ramps Up Pressure On Allied Bank

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Amalgamated Housing Association (ZAHA) has filed an application at the High Court seeking the dismissal of Allied Bank of Zimbabwe liquidator Mr Cecil Madondo, in a bid to recover its $1,4 million locked in the bank. In his fo…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Amalgamated Housing Association (ZAHA) has filed an application at the High Court seeking the dismissal of Allied Bank of Zimbabwe liquidator Mr Cecil Madondo, in a bid to recover its $1,4 million locked in the bank. In his founding affidavit filed at the court last week, ZAHA chairperson Dr Killer Zivhu said Mr Madondo had failed to comply with his statutory duties as the liquidator of the bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Grain Marketing Board Gets U.S.$200 Million for Grain Purchase

[The Herald] The Grain Marketing Board (GMB) has secured $200 million to buy grain from local farmers amid revelations that imports have been banned after permits were last issued in February. The import ban will save the country $500 million. GMB is p…

[The Herald] The Grain Marketing Board (GMB) has secured $200 million to buy grain from local farmers amid revelations that imports have been banned after permits were last issued in February. The import ban will save the country $500 million. GMB is paying the highest price for maize, sorghum and millet in the Sadc region at $390 per tonne and there were fears that unscrupulous businesspeople could import grain for resale to GMB.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Prophet Magaya, Football Body Iron Out Differences

[The Herald] Warriors sponsor Prophet Walter Magaya’s relationship with ZIFA hit an iceberg on Sunday before the two parties ironed out their differences yesterday. Magaya, who provided the Warriors with exquisite camping facilities ahead of their 3-0 …

[The Herald] Warriors sponsor Prophet Walter Magaya's relationship with ZIFA hit an iceberg on Sunday before the two parties ironed out their differences yesterday. Magaya, who provided the Warriors with exquisite camping facilities ahead of their 3-0 win in the 2019 AFCON qualifier against Liberia, announced he was reviewing the marriage with ZIFA after being angered by words attributed to coach Norman Mapeza on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe