Govt Sets Aside U.S.$5 Million for Retrenched Workers

[The Herald] Government is creating a database of thousands of workers affected by the 2015 retrenchments, with a view to offer them loans to start income generating projects, Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Deputy Minister Tapiwa Matangaidze…

[The Herald] Government is creating a database of thousands of workers affected by the 2015 retrenchments, with a view to offer them loans to start income generating projects, Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Deputy Minister Tapiwa Matangaidze has said. It is believed that $5 million has been set aside for that purpose. "The labour dispute system settlement in Zimbabwe has gone through major changes over a short period of time and major changes arose as a result of the Zuva judgment," said Deputy Minister Mata

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Charged Tax Official Loses Modest Investment

[Namibian] A Walvis Bay tax official accused of having been at the centre of a fraud scheme that cost the Ministry of Finance millions of dollars has now lost only a modest investment to an attempt by the prosecutor general to seize ill-gotten assets f…

[Namibian] A Walvis Bay tax official accused of having been at the centre of a fraud scheme that cost the Ministry of Finance millions of dollars has now lost only a modest investment to an attempt by the prosecutor general to seize ill-gotten assets from her.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

4 Die in Road Crash At Sondu

[Nation] Four people died on Monday and several others injured when a passenger van they were travelling in veered off the road and plunged in a ditch at Sondu, on the border of Kisumu and Kisii counties.

[Nation] Four people died on Monday and several others injured when a passenger van they were travelling in veered off the road and plunged in a ditch at Sondu, on the border of Kisumu and Kisii counties.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Jimi Wanjigi in Sh16m Helicopter Debt Row

[Nation] Helicopter charter service firm Lady Lori has sued businessman Jimi Wanjigi and his companies, Tyl Limited and Kwacha Group of Companies, seeking orders barring him from taking possession of his chopper before settling a Sh16.5 million debt in…

[Nation] Helicopter charter service firm Lady Lori has sued businessman Jimi Wanjigi and his companies, Tyl Limited and Kwacha Group of Companies, seeking orders barring him from taking possession of his chopper before settling a Sh16.5 million debt in maintenance and hangar fees.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Bomber to Fight in Manchester

[The Herald] World Boxing Federation All-Africa heavyweight champion Elvis “The Bomber” Moyo will fight British boxer Adam Machaj in a non-title fight later this year. The Bulawayo Bomber, as Moyo is affectionately known, secured the bout after reclaim…

[The Herald] World Boxing Federation All-Africa heavyweight champion Elvis "The Bomber" Moyo will fight British boxer Adam Machaj in a non-title fight later this year. The Bulawayo Bomber, as Moyo is affectionately known, secured the bout after reclaiming the vacant continental title by knocking out Kenya's Bernard Adie at the Harare International Conference Centre on Friday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Minister Hails Chewa Kulamba Traditional Ceremony

[Nyasa Times] Thousands of people from Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique gathered at Mkaika Chewa headquarters in Katete, Zambia on Saturday, to pay homage to Chewa Chief, Kalonga Gawa Undi at the annual Kulamba traditional Ceremony.

[Nyasa Times] Thousands of people from Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique gathered at Mkaika Chewa headquarters in Katete, Zambia on Saturday, to pay homage to Chewa Chief, Kalonga Gawa Undi at the annual Kulamba traditional Ceremony.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

President Admonishes Masvingo Leadership

[The Herald] President Mugabe has admonished the Zanu-PF Masvingo provincial leadership for causing acrimony among party members by claiming that Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa was poisoned at the Gwanda Youth Interface Rally held recently.

[The Herald] President Mugabe has admonished the Zanu-PF Masvingo provincial leadership for causing acrimony among party members by claiming that Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa was poisoned at the Gwanda Youth Interface Rally held recently.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe