Value of Mobile Transactions Increases

[The Herald] Transactions on mobile phones have more than doubled in value as a composition of global national payments systems (NPS) during the first quarter of 2018, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) figures have revealed. This comes as cash shortages p…

[The Herald] Transactions on mobile phones have more than doubled in value as a composition of global national payments systems (NPS) during the first quarter of 2018, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) figures have revealed. This comes as cash shortages push more Zimbabweans towards the convenience of new payment platforms such as mobile money transfers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Normalcy Returns to Hospitals

[The Herald] NORMALCY has returned to public hospitals following the recruitment of qualified but previously unemployed nurses and readmission of those who had been dismissed but reapplied successfully, Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenya…

[The Herald] NORMALCY has returned to public hospitals following the recruitment of qualified but previously unemployed nurses and readmission of those who had been dismissed but reapplied successfully, Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa said yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Chinese Delegation Gets Down to Business

[The Herald] The visiting Chinese delegation from the National Reform and Development Commission (NRDC) yesterday met Government officials and representatives from the country’s three Special Economic Zones (SEZs) to work on ways to expeditiously activ…

[The Herald] The visiting Chinese delegation from the National Reform and Development Commission (NRDC) yesterday met Government officials and representatives from the country’s three Special Economic Zones (SEZs) to work on ways to expeditiously activate the designated zones that are widely expected to grow the economy.

Telecoms Giant Under Fire Over Business Deal

[The Herald] The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (Potraz) has received a complaint against Econet Wireless Zimbabwe over allegations of possible unauthorised use of another company’s interlectual property. The complaint comes from M …

[The Herald] The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (Potraz) has received a complaint against Econet Wireless Zimbabwe over allegations of possible unauthorised use of another company’s interlectual property. The complaint comes from M Comm Africa Limited who have already gone to court.

Govt Moves to Reduce Teenage Pregnancies

[The Herald] Noster Shoniwa is a 30-year-old divorced mother of three who lives in Kadoma. She got married when she was young — before she could even secure a career for herself. She later got divorced.

[The Herald] Noster Shoniwa is a 30-year-old divorced mother of three who lives in Kadoma. She got married when she was young -- before she could even secure a career for herself. She later got divorced.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nation’s Continuing Crisis Worsens With UAE Dispute

[Atlantic Council] The recent statement from the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) that American forces had carried out an airstrike destroying an al-Shabaab truck bomb near Jana Cadalle in southern Somalia on April 11 was the third time this mont…

[Atlantic Council] The recent statement from the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) that American forces had carried out an airstrike destroying an al-Shabaab truck bomb near Jana Cadalle in southern Somalia on April 11 was the third time this month that the US military is reported to have hit the terrorist group in the East African country.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Regional Body to Meet About DR Congo Stability

[VOA] When the Southern Africa Development Conference meets Tuesday to discuss the Democratic Republic of Congo’s efforts to hold elections and stabilize the country, the DRC’s leader might not attend.

[VOA] When the Southern Africa Development Conference meets Tuesday to discuss the Democratic Republic of Congo's efforts to hold elections and stabilize the country, the DRC's leader might not attend.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Judge Wanjiru Opts Out of Hassan Joho ‘Fake Papers’ Case

[Nation] A Court of Appeal judge has disqualified herself from hearing an appeal filed by the Director of Public Prosecutions challenging High Court’s decision to bar the State from arresting and prosecuting Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho over his academ…

[Nation] A Court of Appeal judge has disqualified herself from hearing an appeal filed by the Director of Public Prosecutions challenging High Court's decision to bar the State from arresting and prosecuting Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho over his academic papers.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Electoral Violence Worries Pres. Lungu

President Edgar Lungu has expressed concern that political violence has resurfaced in the country as witnessed in some parts of the country where there are by-elections. President Lungu said this at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport shortly before departure for Angola … Continued

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President Edgar Lungu has expressed concern that political violence has resurfaced in the country as witnessed in some parts of the country where there are by-elections. President Lungu said this at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport shortly before departure for Angola to attend the Southern African Development Community (SADC) double Troika Summit of Heads of State and Government in Luanda, which starts tomorrow, 24th April, 2018. He says it is the duty of political party leaders in the country to ensure their followers do not engage in such negative vices. President Lungu hopes that there will be no violence during the voting in Tuesday’s by-elections. Meanwhile, President Lungu says he remains committed to dialogue despite indications from some political party leaders opposed to the proposed roadmap. He says the dialogue process should go ahead because of it importance to the country. President Lungu says he is pleased with the efforts coming from stakeholders who want to see the dialogue process succeed. And President Lungu has disclosed that his Angolan counterpart João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço will be coming to Zambia in May for bilateral talks. Source: Qfm The post Electoral Violence Worries Pres. Lungu appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Losses for Millers as Flour Demand Drops

[Nation] Consumers and middlemen are the major beneficiaries of the deteriorating maize prices due to flooding of cheap imports from neighbouring countries, which has led to a sharp decline in flour prices.

[Nation] Consumers and middlemen are the major beneficiaries of the deteriorating maize prices due to flooding of cheap imports from neighbouring countries, which has led to a sharp decline in flour prices.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya