Unam Law Students Take Care of Vulnerable Children

[New Era] Windhoek -Final-year law students from the University of Namibia (Unam), calling themselves The Moppet Minders, recently spent a day with vulnerable kids at the Hope Initiative Centre in Okahandja Park informal settlement and taught them abou…

[New Era] Windhoek -Final-year law students from the University of Namibia (Unam), calling themselves The Moppet Minders, recently spent a day with vulnerable kids at the Hope Initiative Centre in Okahandja Park informal settlement and taught them about their constitutional rights.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

State Appeals Pupkewitz Fraud Acquittal

[New Era] Windhoek -The Office of the Prosecutor-General is appealing the acquittal of two men implicated in a multi-million-dollar scam involving building material giant Pupkewitz Megabuild and northern business mogul, Bennie Hauwanga.

[New Era] Windhoek -The Office of the Prosecutor-General is appealing the acquittal of two men implicated in a multi-million-dollar scam involving building material giant Pupkewitz Megabuild and northern business mogul, Bennie Hauwanga.

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‘Disability Issues Need Fair Coverage’

[The Herald] THE media must cover disability issues and also raise awareness in order to promote inclusion and equality particularly for people living with disabilities, Leonard Cheshire Disability Rights Advocacy project officer Ms Juliet Muzondo has …

[The Herald] THE media must cover disability issues and also raise awareness in order to promote inclusion and equality particularly for people living with disabilities, Leonard Cheshire Disability Rights Advocacy project officer Ms Juliet Muzondo has said. Speaking at a media workshop in Harare yesterday, Ms Muzondo said the organisation's thrust was to promote media that is friendly to people with disabilities.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Zim a Treasure Trove – Grace Mugabe

[The Herald] Western mining experts hid exploration maps on Zimbabwe’s mineral resource base during the colonial era, but the country is slowly discovering its worth in terms of underground wealth, First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe has said.

[The Herald] Western mining experts hid exploration maps on Zimbabwe's mineral resource base during the colonial era, but the country is slowly discovering its worth in terms of underground wealth, First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe has said.

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Zim Loses 350 000 Hectares Forests Per Year

[The Herald] The country is losing 350 000 hectares of forest land annually because of the activities of various players in the economy, a Cabinet minister has said. This has prompted Government to take corrective measures. Environment, Water and Clima…

[The Herald] The country is losing 350 000 hectares of forest land annually because of the activities of various players in the economy, a Cabinet minister has said. This has prompted Government to take corrective measures. Environment, Water and Climate Minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri told Parliament recently that Government had since launched the Command Agro-forestry programme which seeks to plant 15 million trees.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Evaluates Rice Production

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE is evaluating the feasibility of commercial rice production with a Government delegation expected to go on a familiarisation mission to Egypt to acquaint itself with technology and viable methods of growing the cereal.

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE is evaluating the feasibility of commercial rice production with a Government delegation expected to go on a familiarisation mission to Egypt to acquaint itself with technology and viable methods of growing the cereal.

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Information System Delays Women’s Bank Opening

[The Herald] A WRONG Information, Communication and Technology system has delayed the opening of the Women’s Bank expected to financially empower women through affordable loans, it has emerged. Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development Minister N…

[The Herald] A WRONG Information, Communication and Technology system has delayed the opening of the Women's Bank expected to financially empower women through affordable loans, it has emerged. Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development Minister Nyasha Chikwinya confirmed the development in an interview on the sidelines of a tour of the bank's headquarters at Trust Towers in Harare on Tuesday.

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Zimbabwe Seeks SA Support On Cyber-Economic Sabotage Fight

[The Herald] Zimbabwe wants to work with South Africa to fight elements using the cyber space to sabotage the economy, President Mugabe has said. President Mugabe, who returned home yesterday, made the remarks at the high level Zimbabwe South Africa Bi…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe wants to work with South Africa to fight elements using the cyber space to sabotage the economy, President Mugabe has said. President Mugabe, who returned home yesterday, made the remarks at the high level Zimbabwe South Africa Bi-National Commission (BNC) held at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guest House in Pretoria on Tuesday.

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Opposition Alliance Reflects Failed Politics

[The Herald] These are indeed interesting times when calls for unity among Zimbabwe’s opposition political parties turn out to be the cause of disunity and acrimony. In normal political discourse, calls for unity should just be such: calls to unite the…

[The Herald] These are indeed interesting times when calls for unity among Zimbabwe's opposition political parties turn out to be the cause of disunity and acrimony. In normal political discourse, calls for unity should just be such: calls to unite the leadership and general membership of the concerned parties in pursuit of common goals. In Zimbabwe's case, the voices of ordinary opposition parties' membership have been drowned or are not given any consideration.

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