Police Scale Up Bid to Track Down Zimbabwean Jailbreakers

[The Herald] A team of soldiers, police officers and prison officials has been set up in Botswana to help track down Zimbabwean fugitives who reportedly escaped from Francistown Central Prison at Gerald Estates Centre on Saturday after destroying the p…

[The Herald] A team of soldiers, police officers and prison officials has been set up in Botswana to help track down Zimbabwean fugitives who reportedly escaped from Francistown Central Prison at Gerald Estates Centre on Saturday after destroying the prison fence with a manhole cover.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

‘Resettlement Has Failed to Reduce Poverty’

[Namibian] NAMIBIA’S land reform process has failed to significantly contribute to poverty alleviation, charged a South African academic yesterday at a three-day law conference hosted by Unam at Swakopmund.

[Namibian] NAMIBIA'S land reform process has failed to significantly contribute to poverty alleviation, charged a South African academic yesterday at a three-day law conference hosted by Unam at Swakopmund.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Tourism Minister Mzembi to Launch UNWTO Bid

[Financial Gazette] THE Minister of Tourism and Hospitality industry, Walter Mzembi, will formally launch his candidature for the United Nations World tourism Organisation (UNWTO) secretary general post on Thursday at the organisation’s headquarters in…

[Financial Gazette] THE Minister of Tourism and Hospitality industry, Walter Mzembi, will formally launch his candidature for the United Nations World tourism Organisation (UNWTO) secretary general post on Thursday at the organisation's headquarters in Madrid, Spain.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Odinga Says Cord Will Get 11 Million Votes in the Presidential Election

[Nation] Opposition leader Raila Odinga has said that the Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (Cord) is sure of getting at least 11 million votes in the presidential election in August if the polls will be free and fair.

[Nation] Opposition leader Raila Odinga has said that the Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (Cord) is sure of getting at least 11 million votes in the presidential election in August if the polls will be free and fair.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

4% Rise in Revenue Collection

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority recorded a 4 percent jump in revenue collected during the fourth quarter compared to third quarter as it continues to reap the benefits of several revenue enhancement measures it has been rolling out since la…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority recorded a 4 percent jump in revenue collected during the fourth quarter compared to third quarter as it continues to reap the benefits of several revenue enhancement measures it has been rolling out since last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Fuel Gets Close Eye

[Times of Zambia] THE Government has initiated a mechanism of reviewing fuel prices bimonthly, in response to the shifting market fundamentals that affect the wholesale and retail costs of the commodity.

[Times of Zambia] THE Government has initiated a mechanism of reviewing fuel prices bimonthly, in response to the shifting market fundamentals that affect the wholesale and retail costs of the commodity.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Armyworm Invasion Spells Disaster

[Financial Gazette] AN invasion by fall armyworm (FAW) into the country’s seven farming provinces could devastate an otherwise promising maize crop, more so as it emerged this week that there are no proper chemicals to control the pest.

[Financial Gazette] AN invasion by fall armyworm (FAW) into the country's seven farming provinces could devastate an otherwise promising maize crop, more so as it emerged this week that there are no proper chemicals to control the pest.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Data Wars: As One Leak Is Blocked, Another Reappears

[Financial Gazette] ZIMBABWE’S mobile telecommunication industry is fast becoming a “confused and confusing sector”. Just when the nation was expecting ingredients or a foundation that spells growth for the mobile telecommunication sector in the New Ye…

[Financial Gazette] ZIMBABWE'S mobile telecommunication industry is fast becoming a "confused and confusing sector". Just when the nation was expecting ingredients or a foundation that spells growth for the mobile telecommunication sector in the New Year, things started by speeding out of control and there was hardly a place to hide for the consumers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ford Recalls 100 Vehicles

[Namibian] FORD South Africa yesterday said they will be recalling 100 Kuga 1,6-litre model vehicles from the Namibian market following a similar decision in South Africa on Monday.

[Namibian] FORD South Africa yesterday said they will be recalling 100 Kuga 1,6-litre model vehicles from the Namibian market following a similar decision in South Africa on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

New Alternator for Harare Plant

[Financial Gazette] THE Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC), a power generation unit of ZESA Holdings, has re-commissioned turbo-alternator number 1 (TA1) plant at Harare Power Station, a move expected to result in the plant increasing power generation to 40 megawatts (MW) daily, from around 25MW, the Financial Gazette’s Companies & Markets (C&M) can report.

[Financial Gazette] THE Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC), a power generation unit of ZESA Holdings, has re-commissioned turbo-alternator number 1 (TA1) plant at Harare Power Station, a move expected to result in the plant increasing power generation to 40 megawatts (MW) daily, from around 25MW, the Financial Gazette's Companies & Markets (C&M) can report.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe