Maize Production Up 280% – Report

[The Herald] The 2016/17 agricultural season registered a 280 percent increase in average household maize production from the previous year, the latest Zimbabwe Vulnerability Assessment Committee (ZimVAC) report reveals. The 2017 ZimVAC Rural Livelihoo…

[The Herald] The 2016/17 agricultural season registered a 280 percent increase in average household maize production from the previous year, the latest Zimbabwe Vulnerability Assessment Committee (ZimVAC) report reveals. The 2017 ZimVAC Rural Livelihoods Assessment Report said as a result of the massive maize production, only one percent of the rural population was food insecure between April and June.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Parliament Honours Emong

[Monitor] Kampala -Parliament has paid tribute to David Emong who won gold at the World Para Athletics Championship on July 15 in London.

[Monitor] Kampala -Parliament has paid tribute to David Emong who won gold at the World Para Athletics Championship on July 15 in London.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

9Mobile – Olusanya Visits NCC, Seeks Concession On Spectrum Allocation, Interconnect Rates

[This Day] The Chief Executive Officer of 9Mobile, Mr. Boye Olusanya, on Monday led a team of senior management staff of 9mobile to visit the telecoms industry regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), where he demanded that special consider…

[This Day] The Chief Executive Officer of 9Mobile, Mr. Boye Olusanya, on Monday led a team of senior management staff of 9mobile to visit the telecoms industry regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), where he demanded that special consideration be granted 9mobile in the areas of spectrum allocation, interconnect rates, data floor price, concessional foreign exchange access, among others.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Osinbajo Seeks N’Assembly Approval for N222.36 Billion FCT Budget

[This Day] Abuja -Acting President Yemi Osinbajo wednesday sought the approval of the House of Representatives for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) 2017 statutory budget estimated at about N222.36 billion.

[This Day] Abuja -Acting President Yemi Osinbajo wednesday sought the approval of the House of Representatives for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) 2017 statutory budget estimated at about N222.36 billion.

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Tsvangirai a Humble Politician, Says Gutu

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T national spokesperson, Obert Gutu, Wednesday said it makes sense for “prodigal sons and daughters” of the party to come back to their roots as leader Morgan Tsvangirai is a “humble politician”.

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T national spokesperson, Obert Gutu, Wednesday said it makes sense for "prodigal sons and daughters" of the party to come back to their roots as leader Morgan Tsvangirai is a "humble politician".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cops Letting Criminals Into Diamond Fields

[The Herald] Two government ministers have blasted corrupt police officers letting illegal diamond panners into Chiadzwa mining concessions after receiving bribes, saying they were the root cause of seemingly unending security problems bedevilling Zimb…

[The Herald] Two government ministers have blasted corrupt police officers letting illegal diamond panners into Chiadzwa mining concessions after receiving bribes, saying they were the root cause of seemingly unending security problems bedevilling Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Mining Company (ZCDC).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Power Imports Surge 260%

[The Herald] Zimbabwe’s electricity imports rose 260 percent last year as the power utility, Zesa Holdings, moved to avert shortages and cuts, which would have crippled business and industrial operations.

[The Herald] Zimbabwe's electricity imports rose 260 percent last year as the power utility, Zesa Holdings, moved to avert shortages and cuts, which would have crippled business and industrial operations.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Seczim Launches Investor Awareness Campaign

[The Herald] The Securities Commission of Zimbabwe (SecZim) has launched an investor awareness campaign aimed at conscientising the public on the importance of investing in capital markets.

[The Herald] The Securities Commission of Zimbabwe (SecZim) has launched an investor awareness campaign aimed at conscientising the public on the importance of investing in capital markets.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe