Sugarcane Yields Rise

[The Herald] Chiredzi -Tongaat Hullets Zimbabwe (THZ) is expecting to produce more sugar this year following good rains that hit the country, as compared to last year when there was a decrease in sugarcane yields due to the El Nino induced drought.

[The Herald] Chiredzi -Tongaat Hullets Zimbabwe (THZ) is expecting to produce more sugar this year following good rains that hit the country, as compared to last year when there was a decrease in sugarcane yields due to the El Nino induced drought.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Zuma’s Brazen Venality May Be Exhausting Even His ANC Allies

[Democracy Works] After months of trying, South Africa’s President Zuma finally fired his finance minister, Pravin Gordhan. The move was met with huge disquiet within the ANC and a predictably sharp drop in the value of the Rand. Gordhan and his deputy…

[Democracy Works] After months of trying, South Africa's President Zuma finally fired his finance minister, Pravin Gordhan. The move was met with huge disquiet within the ANC and a predictably sharp drop in the value of the Rand. Gordhan and his deputy were replaced by two Zuma loyalists, both from the president's home province of KwaZulu-Natal, and both without any deep financial experience. Other ministers were also replaced, none by people of exceptional merit.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Security Alone Won’t Save Burkina Faso From Extremism

[ISS] Since 4 April 2015, the day a Romanian citizen was abducted in Tambao on Burkina Faso’s north-east border with Mali and Niger, about 20 terror attacks killing 70 people have been recorded in the country, according to the Minister for Security, Simon Compaoré.

[ISS] Since 4 April 2015, the day a Romanian citizen was abducted in Tambao on Burkina Faso's north-east border with Mali and Niger, about 20 terror attacks killing 70 people have been recorded in the country, according to the Minister for Security, Simon Compaoré.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

Netball Association Speaks On National Team

[The Herald] WITH two crucial tournaments coming their way between June and July, the Zimbabwe Netball Association are set to put into motion their preparations this month with the Under-21 going into camp in Harare.

[The Herald] WITH two crucial tournaments coming their way between June and July, the Zimbabwe Netball Association are set to put into motion their preparations this month with the Under-21 going into camp in Harare.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

In 2016, It Was a Poor Showing On the NSE

[East African] The bear run at the Nairobi Securities Exchange has visited yet more pain on market participants, with stockbrokers and investment banks sinking into losses, leaving only a handful posting reduced profits during 2016.

[East African] The bear run at the Nairobi Securities Exchange has visited yet more pain on market participants, with stockbrokers and investment banks sinking into losses, leaving only a handful posting reduced profits during 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mugabe ‘Dines With Special Coup Plotters, Brutalises the Rest’

[New Zimbabwe] ZANU PF political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere is a recent surprise inclusion onto an ever-growing list of alleged coup plotters against President Robert Mugabe.

[New Zimbabwe] ZANU PF political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere is a recent surprise inclusion onto an ever-growing list of alleged coup plotters against President Robert Mugabe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ethiopia, Hunan Province Conclude Investment Accord

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia and Chinese Hunan Province entered a final stage of investment agreement with four giant companies reserving a place in the Ethio-Hunan Equipment Manufacturing.

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia and Chinese Hunan Province entered a final stage of investment agreement with four giant companies reserving a place in the Ethio-Hunan Equipment Manufacturing.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Runtown Shows Off His New Car

[Vanguard] In 2014 when Nigerian singer Runtown released the smash hot single, ‘Gallardo’, little did he know that he was going to own a car by that name in future. Then he followed it up with a prophetic viral punchline in Wizzypro’s ‘Emergency’ where…

[Vanguard] In 2014 when Nigerian singer Runtown released the smash hot single, 'Gallardo', little did he know that he was going to own a car by that name in future. Then he followed it up with a prophetic viral punchline in Wizzypro's 'Emergency' where he said 'Ogini, I woke up in a Lamborghini'.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria