Broke Govt Buys Fuel Firm

[Financial Gazette] President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s impecunious government paid an undisclosed amount to buy fuel company Trek Petroleum last week, which was recently encumbered by a $45 million tax liability, raising questions about the motives behind …

[Financial Gazette] President Emmerson Mnangagwa's impecunious government paid an undisclosed amount to buy fuel company Trek Petroleum last week, which was recently encumbered by a $45 million tax liability, raising questions about the motives behind the transaction.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Seven Fishing Camps Closed As Cholera Claims Four

[Times of Zambia] Four people have died from suspected cholera in fishing camps located in Shibuyunji of Central Province leading to the Ministry of Health to shutting down seven illegal fishing camps.

[Times of Zambia] Four people have died from suspected cholera in fishing camps located in Shibuyunji of Central Province leading to the Ministry of Health to shutting down seven illegal fishing camps.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

European Union Pays Tribute to Tsvangirai

[New Zimbabwe] The European Union (EU) has paid tribute to the late MDC-T party leader Morgan Tsvangirai, saying he would be missed by the world for the pro-democracy principles he stood for during his life time.

[New Zimbabwe] The European Union (EU) has paid tribute to the late MDC-T party leader Morgan Tsvangirai, saying he would be missed by the world for the pro-democracy principles he stood for during his life time.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa Salutes National Figure Tsvangirai

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the late MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai will be remembered for his political maturity after partnering the ruling Zanu PF party in forming a unity government following the disputed and violent 2008 elect…

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the late MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai will be remembered for his political maturity after partnering the ruling Zanu PF party in forming a unity government following the disputed and violent 2008 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Court Nullifies Property Attachment

[Financial Gazette] The High Court has reversed the attachment of an upmarket Harare property after the wife of the debtor, who is the co-owner of the house, challenged the process on the basis that her own share had been unlawfully included in the att…

[Financial Gazette] The High Court has reversed the attachment of an upmarket Harare property after the wife of the debtor, who is the co-owner of the house, challenged the process on the basis that her own share had been unlawfully included in the attachment.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

UK Injects U.S.$30 Million Into Resilience Building Fund

[Financial Gazette] The UK Department of International Development (DFID) on Friday announced a £21.5 million grant to the Zimbabwe Resilience Building Fund (ZRBF), which seeks to contribute to increased capacities of vulnerable rural communities to withstand shocks and stresses, ultimately leading to a reduced need for humanitarian responses and an improvement in their well-being.

[Financial Gazette] The UK Department of International Development (DFID) on Friday announced a £21.5 million grant to the Zimbabwe Resilience Building Fund (ZRBF), which seeks to contribute to increased capacities of vulnerable rural communities to withstand shocks and stresses, ultimately leading to a reduced need for humanitarian responses and an improvement in their well-being.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

EFF Walks Out As Ramaphosa Elected

[News24Wire] The EFF once again walked out of the National Assembly on Thursday – this time it wasn’t to protest against now former president Jacob Zuma, but rather against the election of his successor, Cyril Ramaphosa.

[News24Wire] The EFF once again walked out of the National Assembly on Thursday - this time it wasn't to protest against now former president Jacob Zuma, but rather against the election of his successor, Cyril Ramaphosa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

PM Hailemariam Desalegn Resigns After Mass Unrest

[Deutsche Welle] Hailemariam’s resignation comes amid protracted anti-government protests that have left hundreds dead and tens of thousands detained. He will continue in his role until the “power transition is completed.”

[Deutsche Welle] Hailemariam's resignation comes amid protracted anti-government protests that have left hundreds dead and tens of thousands detained. He will continue in his role until the "power transition is completed."

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Cyril Ramaphosa Elected New President of South Africa

[Deutsche Welle] The South African parliament has elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the country’s new president. Jacob Zuma’s nine-year presidency ended on Wednesday following mounting pressure to step down.

[Deutsche Welle] The South African parliament has elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the country's new president. Jacob Zuma's nine-year presidency ended on Wednesday following mounting pressure to step down.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa