Binga Folk Salute First Lady’s Helping Hand

[The Herald] The launch of the Bulawayo Kraal Irrigation Scheme following the timely intervention of First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe has brought much excitement amid hope for food sustainability in the dry and arid district.

[The Herald] The launch of the Bulawayo Kraal Irrigation Scheme following the timely intervention of First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe has brought much excitement amid hope for food sustainability in the dry and arid district.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Are We Going to Be Mugabe’s Death Mates?

[New Zimbabwe] That Mugabe, together with the majority of his incorrigible minions, is in the sunset of his political and earthly lives is un-debatable. For most of them, political and even natural death due to old age is imminent.

[New Zimbabwe] That Mugabe, together with the majority of his incorrigible minions, is in the sunset of his political and earthly lives is un-debatable. For most of them, political and even natural death due to old age is imminent.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

ANC Politics – the Great Plague and We All Fall Down

[Daily Maverick] Those interested in the origins of children’s rhymes passed down from one generation to the next have focused on sneezing and falling down, when analysing the ditty ‘Ring-a-ring o’ roses’. It is thought by some to date back to the Grea…

[Daily Maverick] Those interested in the origins of children's rhymes passed down from one generation to the next have focused on sneezing and falling down, when analysing the ditty 'Ring-a-ring o' roses'. It is thought by some to date back to the Great Plague in London.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Central Bank Officials Fail to Defend Expenditure on Pens

[Monitor] Parliament -Bank of Uganda officials have failed to produce 154 audit reports related to three financial years and an unspecified number of contracts for money running into billions that was spent to bankroll the central bank’s lavish golden …

[Monitor] Parliament -Bank of Uganda officials have failed to produce 154 audit reports related to three financial years and an unspecified number of contracts for money running into billions that was spent to bankroll the central bank's lavish golden jubilee celebrations in 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

I Thought I Was a Feminist – Until I Heard Their Stories

[Daily Maverick] I am a feminist but I question each day how I live that truth. And I realise how arrogant I am to believe I know what it means to be a woman in a brutal, oppressive patriarchal world. I had the honour of sharing a two-day education wor…

[Daily Maverick] I am a feminist but I question each day how I live that truth. And I realise how arrogant I am to believe I know what it means to be a woman in a brutal, oppressive patriarchal world. I had the honour of sharing a two-day education workshop with five remarkable women who taught me what it was to be a woman today.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Our Politics, the ANC, and the Long, Hard Slog Against Corruption

[Daily Maverick] Recent evidence has started to give some hope that corruption in the form of “state capture” may soon come to an end. This is partly because President Jacob Zuma’s time as ANC leader is nearly over, and partly because the net appears t…

[Daily Maverick] Recent evidence has started to give some hope that corruption in the form of "state capture" may soon come to an end. This is partly because President Jacob Zuma's time as ANC leader is nearly over, and partly because the net appears to be closing around the Gupta family. The behaviour of two of Zuma's sons, Edward and Duduzane, this past week also suggests that some in that camp are desperate. This means that those who support Cyril Ramaphosa's campaign to become the next leader of the ANC believe that hi

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fertiliser Industry Upbeat

[The Herald] Local fertiliser manufacturers are confident of meeting demand for the 2017/18 summer cropping season if the sector continues to get support from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ). The sector has 120 000 tonnes of fertilisers in stock and…

[The Herald] Local fertiliser manufacturers are confident of meeting demand for the 2017/18 summer cropping season if the sector continues to get support from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ). The sector has 120 000 tonnes of fertilisers in stock and is currently working closely with the central bank. Industry spokesperson Mr Tapiwa Mashingaidze yesterday said the country required about 250 000 tonnes of compounds and 250 000 tonnes of top dressing fertilisers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe