How Consultant Took Billions from Energy Utility and Planned to Take More

[Daily Maverick] It is now well-established that global consultants McKinsey and their local Gupta-linked counterpart Trillian extracted R1.6-billion in fees for “turnaround” advice given to Eskom. In this investigation, the first in a series, we delve…

[Daily Maverick] It is now well-established that global consultants McKinsey and their local Gupta-linked counterpart Trillian extracted R1.6-billion in fees for "turnaround" advice given to Eskom. In this investigation, the first in a series, we delve into an explosive report that says Eskom ignored warnings that the proposed contract might be illegal, and reveal internal documents detailing how McKinsey and Trillian planned their multibillion-rand payday. The scandal has further dented Eskom's image, already battered by

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Agricultural Marketing Authority Urges Farmers to Register

[The Herald] The Agricultural Marketing Authority (AMA) is calling on input suppliers and companies willing to contract farmers during the 2017 /18 cropping season to register.

[The Herald] The Agricultural Marketing Authority (AMA) is calling on input suppliers and companies willing to contract farmers during the 2017 /18 cropping season to register.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

TelOne Pre-Paid Slashes Voice Costs

[The Herald] TelOne has slashed voice calls by more than 80 percent seeing on-net calls going down to 1cent per minute from 5 cents and mobile calls down to 4 cents from 16 cents. This reduction has come about through the recently launched prepaid voic…

[The Herald] TelOne has slashed voice calls by more than 80 percent seeing on-net calls going down to 1cent per minute from 5 cents and mobile calls down to 4 cents from 16 cents. This reduction has come about through the recently launched prepaid voice bundles promotion which is running up to the end of November with an extension possibility.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Makore Stars for Mighty Warriors

[The Herald] Rutendo Makore scored all four goals as Zimbabwe made an excellent start to their 2017 COSAFA Women’s Championship Group A campaign with a 4-0 victory over Madagascar at Barbourfields yesterday.

[The Herald] Rutendo Makore scored all four goals as Zimbabwe made an excellent start to their 2017 COSAFA Women's Championship Group A campaign with a 4-0 victory over Madagascar at Barbourfields yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar

President Bails Out Chitungwiza

[The Herald] President Mugabe has evoked Presidential Powers (Temporary Measures) to stay the attachment and sale in execution of Chitungwiza Municipality’s property and avoid exposing over 354 000 residents to health risks due to poor service delivery.

[The Herald] President Mugabe has evoked Presidential Powers (Temporary Measures) to stay the attachment and sale in execution of Chitungwiza Municipality's property and avoid exposing over 354 000 residents to health risks due to poor service delivery.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Headmaster’s U.S.$870,000 Fraud Trial Begins

[The Herald] Eaglesvale Senior School headmaster and salaries officer yesterday pleaded not guilty to embezzling over $870 000 after they allegedly encashed their leave days and awarded themselves allowances without approval of the board.

[The Herald] Eaglesvale Senior School headmaster and salaries officer yesterday pleaded not guilty to embezzling over $870 000 after they allegedly encashed their leave days and awarded themselves allowances without approval of the board.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Authorities Demand Cricketers’ Return After Afghanistan Blast

[The Herald] Zimbabwe Cricket authorities have demanded that all Zimbabwean cricketers, who are in Afghanistan for the Shpageeza Cricket League, should return home with immediate effect in the wake of a bomb blast just outside the venue of one of the m…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe Cricket authorities have demanded that all Zimbabwean cricketers, who are in Afghanistan for the Shpageeza Cricket League, should return home with immediate effect in the wake of a bomb blast just outside the venue of one of the matches in Kabul yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe