Rand Tumbles After S&P Downgrade

[Al Jazeera] Credit rating agency Standard and Poor’s (S&P) has downgraded South Africa’s rating to junk status, as the country’s currency continued to slide following a major cabinet reshuffle.

[Al Jazeera] Credit rating agency Standard and Poor's (S&P) has downgraded South Africa's rating to junk status, as the country's currency continued to slide following a major cabinet reshuffle.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Can Govt Pay For Treasury Bills?

[The Herald] FBC group chief executive, John Mushayavanhu, says the argument dominating the market on Government’s inability to pay for Treasury Bills (TBs) on maturity does not hold water, as past experiences have proven the State’s ability to pay bot…

[The Herald] FBC group chief executive, John Mushayavanhu, says the argument dominating the market on Government's inability to pay for Treasury Bills (TBs) on maturity does not hold water, as past experiences have proven the State's ability to pay both interest and principal amount.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Rugby Star Chavhanga Reflects On Career

[The Herald] ZIMBABWEAN rugby star Tonderai Chavhanga believes that if he had not moved to Harare from his rural home in Masvingo his talent, which brought him to the international limelight, could have gone to waste.

[The Herald] ZIMBABWEAN rugby star Tonderai Chavhanga believes that if he had not moved to Harare from his rural home in Masvingo his talent, which brought him to the international limelight, could have gone to waste.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Worker Survives Fall From Kuwait Building

[HRW] Last week, a horrifying of an Ethiopian domestic worker falling from what media reports say is the seventh floor of an apartment building in Kuwait went viral. The video appears to have been filmed by the worker’s employer inside the flat with th…

[HRW] Last week, a horrifying of an Ethiopian domestic worker falling from what media reports say is the seventh floor of an apartment building in Kuwait went viral. The video appears to have been filmed by the worker's employer inside the flat with the woman dangling outside the window. The employer tells the woman to come back inside. The panicked woman calls out for her to grab her, but within 12 seconds of the recording starting, the dangling woman loses her grip and falls.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

New Twist in High School Theft Case

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Republic Police High School has approached the Supreme Court challenging the High Court decision reinstating a schoolboy who was suspended on allegations of stealing a textbook.

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Republic Police High School has approached the Supreme Court challenging the High Court decision reinstating a schoolboy who was suspended on allegations of stealing a textbook.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe