Banks Line Up U.S.$370 Million for New Housing

[Financial Gazette] Zimbabwe’s banking sector is projected to fund 11 611 new housing units valued at $365,6 million by December 31, 2018, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has said.

[Financial Gazette] Zimbabwe's banking sector is projected to fund 11 611 new housing units valued at $365,6 million by December 31, 2018, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Business to Meet Kagonye, Mangudya

[Zimbabwe Independent] Captains of industry will meet Labour minister Petronella Kagonye as well as Reserve Bank Governor John Mangudya next month which will help them to strategise going forward, businessdigest has learnt.

[Zimbabwe Independent] Captains of industry will meet Labour minister Petronella Kagonye as well as Reserve Bank Governor John Mangudya next month which will help them to strategise going forward, businessdigest has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mkhwebane Must Go

[DA] The North Gauteng High court has today set aside the Public Protector’s, Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s, Bankorp-CIEX report, in which she found that ABSA should repay R1.1 billion.

[DA] The North Gauteng High court has today set aside the Public Protector's, Busisiwe Mkhwebane's, Bankorp-CIEX report, in which she found that ABSA should repay R1.1 billion.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Man Gets 15 Years for Raping Niece

[Namibian] A 39-year-old man who was found guilty of raping his niece in 2010 was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment in the Katima Mulilo Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.

[Namibian] A 39-year-old man who was found guilty of raping his niece in 2010 was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment in the Katima Mulilo Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Seven Years After Its Revolution, Libya Is Losing Its Journalists

[RSF] The crisis for press freedom in Libya has reached an unprecedented level seven years after the country’s revolution. The open conflict between two rival governments has made journalism extremely dangerous. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns…

[RSF] The crisis for press freedom in Libya has reached an unprecedented level seven years after the country's revolution. The open conflict between two rival governments has made journalism extremely dangerous. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the impunity for violence against journalists, who continue to flee abroad.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Court Trashes Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, Again

[Daily Maverick] Busisiwe Mkhwebane is not impartial and does not understand her job, or the law, the North Gauteng High Court ruled on Friday as it threw out the Public Protector’s report demanding that Absa pay R1.125-billion for Bankorp’s apartheid-…

[Daily Maverick] Busisiwe Mkhwebane is not impartial and does not understand her job, or the law, the North Gauteng High Court ruled on Friday as it threw out the Public Protector's report demanding that Absa pay R1.125-billion for Bankorp's apartheid-era loan from the Reserve Bank. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

As We Ponder the State of the Nation, What Do We Need to Address?

[Daily Maverick] Inequality is the key challenge all South Africans should be talking about. Levels of inequality in South Africa are among the highest in the world – the statistics are quite telling: the top 10% of the population earn about 60% of all…

[Daily Maverick] Inequality is the key challenge all South Africans should be talking about. Levels of inequality in South Africa are among the highest in the world - the statistics are quite telling: the top 10% of the population earn about 60% of all income and own 95% of all assets.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

City Tours Set to Give Tourists ‘A Taste’ of Windhoek

[Namibia Economist] The Namibian Scientific Society in collaboration with Windhoek City Tours/Lothem Safaris this week launched, Windhoek City tours, an initiative that will offer guided tours in and around the city for tourists, considering Windhoek i…

[Namibia Economist] The Namibian Scientific Society in collaboration with Windhoek City Tours/Lothem Safaris this week launched, Windhoek City tours, an initiative that will offer guided tours in and around the city for tourists, considering Windhoek is such a beautiful city, which lacks these services.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

EU Grants Millions to Support Civil Society in Lesotho

[Kingdom of Lesotho] The Minister of Finance, Dr Moeketsi Majoro says Civil Society plays an essential role in providing social services, giving a voice to the people and monitoring governance sector performance.

[Kingdom of Lesotho] The Minister of Finance, Dr Moeketsi Majoro says Civil Society plays an essential role in providing social services, giving a voice to the people and monitoring governance sector performance.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho