Data Centres Are the Future

[The Herald] Technology is the future – Data centres are the future – Everything you do is now digitalised (from where you can park to checking whether you’re on voters roll)

[The Herald] Technology is the future - Data centres are the future - Everything you do is now digitalised (from where you can park to checking whether you're on voters roll)

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

EFF and H&M – Let’s Ask the Tough Questions

[Daily Maverick] The EFF is struggling for relevance in a South African political landscape that is shifting fast. The next national election is in 2019 and then their strategies will be tested in a campaigning environment in which they will not have Z…

[Daily Maverick] The EFF is struggling for relevance in a South African political landscape that is shifting fast. The next national election is in 2019 and then their strategies will be tested in a campaigning environment in which they will not have Zuma to lambaste as president of the ANC. What will their message to voters be then - we trashed a few stores and ended racism?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Diaspora Bond-Backed Local Currency Can Address Cash Challenges’

[The Herald] Zimbabwe’s cash shortages can be addressed by the issuance of a new local currency backed by a diasapora bond, a leading economic expert has said. Zimbabwe is currently using a basket of multi-currencies after it dumped its hyper inflation…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe's cash shortages can be addressed by the issuance of a new local currency backed by a diasapora bond, a leading economic expert has said. Zimbabwe is currently using a basket of multi-currencies after it dumped its hyper inflation-ravaged currency nearly a decade ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Social Development Has Allegedly Paid SABC R500,000 to Interview Bathabile Dlamini – but No One’s Talking

[Daily Maverick] On 18 December, slap bang in the middle of the ANC’s bruising elective conference at Nasrec, Anele Mdoda, host of the SABC 3 Real Talk with Anele, re broadcast a two-hour hagiographic profile of Minister of Social Development Bathabile…

[Daily Maverick] On 18 December, slap bang in the middle of the ANC's bruising elective conference at Nasrec, Anele Mdoda, host of the SABC 3 Real Talk with Anele, re broadcast a two-hour hagiographic profile of Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini. Queries by Daily Maverick to confirm the payment of R500,000 of public funds by the DSD to the SABC for the interview, have been met with a long and stony silence from all concerned. By MARIANNE THAMM.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SA Fails to Respond to U.S. Request to Downgrade North Korea Relations

[Daily Maverick] South Africa has so far “not given a clear answer” to a request from the United States to sever or downgrade relations with North Korea because of its nuclear weapons programme. By PETER FABRICIUS.

[Daily Maverick] South Africa has so far "not given a clear answer" to a request from the United States to sever or downgrade relations with North Korea because of its nuclear weapons programme. By PETER FABRICIUS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Council Registers 30 000 Residents On E-Billing

[The Herald] Harare City Council has so far registered 30 000 residents through the electronic bill payment system that can be sent through mobile phones and e-mail, as a way of improving both revenue and service delivery.

[The Herald] Harare City Council has so far registered 30 000 residents through the electronic bill payment system that can be sent through mobile phones and e-mail, as a way of improving both revenue and service delivery.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Opposition Warns of Violence Ahead of Polls Following Alleged Deployment of Troops

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party led by Morgan Tsvangirai has reportedly claimed that President Emmerson Mnangagwa has deployed thousands of soldiers throughout the countgry’s rural areas “in a sinister…

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party led by Morgan Tsvangirai has reportedly claimed that President Emmerson Mnangagwa has deployed thousands of soldiers throughout the countgry's rural areas "in a sinister move to scare villagers into voting the ruling Zanu-PF".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Posts Are Earned Through Sacrifice, Says Kazembe

[The Herald] Ministerial posts are earned through hard work, sacrifice and even persecution, a Cabinet minister has said. Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture Kazembe Kazembe made the remarks on Tuesday during a tour of Chitungwiza Arts Centre.

[The Herald] Ministerial posts are earned through hard work, sacrifice and even persecution, a Cabinet minister has said. Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture Kazembe Kazembe made the remarks on Tuesday during a tour of Chitungwiza Arts Centre.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Elections in Five Months – President

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa has said Zimbabweans should brace for harmonised elections in the next five months, which should be transparent, free and fair for the progressive good of the country. Speaking here during the fourth leg of his tour of …

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa has said Zimbabweans should brace for harmonised elections in the next five months, which should be transparent, free and fair for the progressive good of the country. Speaking here during the fourth leg of his tour of the region in which he is apprising Sadc Heads of State and Government on political developments in Zimbabwe, Cde Mnangagwa said free and fair polls were critical in repositioning Zimbabwe as a democratic State within the international system.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Lack of Funding Haunts Zim Sport

[The Herald] AS lack of funding continues to haunt Zimbabwe’s sporting fraternity, there has been a lot of blame game with national associations crying foul over lack of support from Government and corporate sponsorship. This has been going on for a wh…

[The Herald] AS lack of funding continues to haunt Zimbabwe's sporting fraternity, there has been a lot of blame game with national associations crying foul over lack of support from Government and corporate sponsorship. This has been going on for a while now and in some cases some national associations have ended up forfeiting certain regional and international competitions or they end up sending a few athletes.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe