Unicef Reaches Children Fleeing to Angola From Violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

[Unicef] Luanda, Ango -More than 9,000 children who have arrived at two temporary reception centres in Dundo, northern Angola, from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) need urgent support, UNICEF said today. To date, more than 25,000 people have arr…

[Unicef] Luanda, Ango -More than 9,000 children who have arrived at two temporary reception centres in Dundo, northern Angola, from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) need urgent support, UNICEF said today. To date, more than 25,000 people have arrived in Angola, having fled violence in the Kasai province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Microfinance Institutions Profits Remain Subdued

[Zimbabwe Independent] Profitability of Zimbabwe’s microfinance institutions (MFIs) has remained largely subdued over the years, owing to huge operational costs and lack of diversified income streams, the central bank has said.

[Zimbabwe Independent] Profitability of Zimbabwe's microfinance institutions (MFIs) has remained largely subdued over the years, owing to huge operational costs and lack of diversified income streams, the central bank has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Toyota Kenya Faces Major Lawsuit for Faulty Buses

[Nation] Toyota Kenya is facing a major lawsuit after buyers of its buses and trucks moved to court, seeking a stop the sale of its vehicles locally on claims that the buses are faulty.

[Nation] Toyota Kenya is facing a major lawsuit after buyers of its buses and trucks moved to court, seeking a stop the sale of its vehicles locally on claims that the buses are faulty.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Romantic Pres. Lungu Wishes First Lady Happy Birthday

President Edgar Lungu has sent a ‘lovely’ message of goodwill to First Lady Esther on her birthday. President Lungu describes his wife as loving and a role model to many BELOW IS THE MESSAGE To my wife, companion and Best … Continued

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President Edgar Lungu has sent a ‘lovely’ message of goodwill to First Lady Esther on her birthday. President Lungu describes his wife as loving and a role model to many BELOW IS THE MESSAGE To my wife, companion and Best friend, Mrs Esther Lungu, First-lady of the Republic of Zambia. You have always stood by my side through the highs and lows of life. Our journey to this point has never been a bed of roses but one of hard work, love, sweat and sacrifice. You have been a great loving wife, responsible mother and grandmother to our children and grandchildren. You’re a role model to many and most importantly, you have fitted in so well as the mother of our great nation, Zambia. I love you and wish you a #HappyBirthday! The post Romantic Pres. Lungu Wishes First Lady Happy Birthday appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

Not Time for Looting

[Financial Gazette] Last week, we reported that ruling party bigwigs were planning to grab commercial land around the Tokwe-Mukosi Dam in Masvingo, which was commissioned by President Robert Mugabe in May.

[Financial Gazette] Last week, we reported that ruling party bigwigs were planning to grab commercial land around the Tokwe-Mukosi Dam in Masvingo, which was commissioned by President Robert Mugabe in May.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Why Elections Won’t Solve the Crisis

[Zimbabwe Independent] The deep crisis in the state was neatly expressed by Brian Kagoro at last week’s Pan-Africa Lecture at Southern African Political Economy Series (Sapes). He posed the notion that Zimbabwe suffers from three interlocking tragedies:

[Zimbabwe Independent] The deep crisis in the state was neatly expressed by Brian Kagoro at last week's Pan-Africa Lecture at Southern African Political Economy Series (Sapes). He posed the notion that Zimbabwe suffers from three interlocking tragedies:

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tobacco Farmers Wreak Havoc On Forests

[Financial Gazette] As the vehicle negotiated Hurungwe District’s rugged terrain, weaving through countless tree stumps, it was difficult to imagine that once upon a time, the area was a dense forest.

[Financial Gazette] As the vehicle negotiated Hurungwe District's rugged terrain, weaving through countless tree stumps, it was difficult to imagine that once upon a time, the area was a dense forest.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe