Govt Needs to Improve Business Environment – German Envoy

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe Independent senior political reporter Wongai Zhangazha (WZ) interviewed German ambassador Thorsten Hutter (TH) on Berlin’s commitment to normalising strained relations with Harare as part of the re-engagement process onc…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe Independent senior political reporter Wongai Zhangazha (WZ) interviewed German ambassador Thorsten Hutter (TH) on Berlin's commitment to normalising strained relations with Harare as part of the re-engagement process once Zimbabwe fosters investor confidence, fights corruption, holds credible elections and upholds the rule of law, among a range of issues. Find below excerpts of the interview:

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Treasury CS Rotich Disowns Report Saying Govt is Broke

[Nation] National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich has now said that reports claiming that the government is broke are “fake news” and that governments do not go broke.

[Nation] National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich has now said that reports claiming that the government is broke are "fake news" and that governments do not go broke.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Say No to Child Marriages, Says Gender Equality Minister Sioka

[Namibian] The minister of gender equality and child welfare, Doreen Sioka, condemned child marriages in the country, saying it permanently damages the future of the Namibian child.

[Namibian] The minister of gender equality and child welfare, Doreen Sioka, condemned child marriages in the country, saying it permanently damages the future of the Namibian child.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

First Lady Launches Plan to Improve Women’s Health

[Nation] First Lady Margaret Kenyatta on Thursday launched the 2018-2022 strategic framework that aims at promoting women, adolescents and children’s health matters in the next five years.

[Nation] First Lady Margaret Kenyatta on Thursday launched the 2018-2022 strategic framework that aims at promoting women, adolescents and children's health matters in the next five years.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Election Watchdogs Concerned

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe’s election watchdogs are concerned that the country could hold its harmonised election without the alignment of electoral laws to the current constitution after some pre-electoral processes commenced without crucial elec…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe's election watchdogs are concerned that the country could hold its harmonised election without the alignment of electoral laws to the current constitution after some pre-electoral processes commenced without crucial electoral amendments, compromising a free, fair and credible poll.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Only Zero Hunger Can Wipe Out Boko Haram – Obasanjo

[Premium Times] A former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has said the Boko Haram insurgency can only be defeated if governments tackle the issue of hunger and joblessness.

[Premium Times] A former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has said the Boko Haram insurgency can only be defeated if governments tackle the issue of hunger and joblessness.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Should Prosecute Agric and Information Ministers for Lies – HURIWA

[Premium Times] A group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to dismiss the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh and The Minister of Information and culture Lai Mohammed for ly…

[Premium Times] A group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to dismiss the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh and The Minister of Information and culture Lai Mohammed for lying to the public.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cricketer Vitori Suspended Again

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwean cricketer Brian Vitori has been suspended for the third time after the Event Panel of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 confirmed that the left-arm fast bowler uses an illegal bowling action.

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwean cricketer Brian Vitori has been suspended for the third time after the Event Panel of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 confirmed that the left-arm fast bowler uses an illegal bowling action.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe