Israeli Diamond Firm in Trouble

[Financial Gazette] The High Court has foiled an attempt by an Israeli diamond firm to wind down its operations in Zimbabwe without settling its financial obligations.

[Financial Gazette] The High Court has foiled an attempt by an Israeli diamond firm to wind down its operations in Zimbabwe without settling its financial obligations.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

South Africa Needs to Revamp Its New Public Transport System

[The Conversation Africa] Over the past eight years the South African government has spent more than 130 billion rand on public transport projects in the country’s main cities. The projects included the refurbishment of rail services and the establishm…

[The Conversation Africa] Over the past eight years the South African government has spent more than 130 billion rand on public transport projects in the country's main cities. The projects included the refurbishment of rail services and the establishment of a new rapid rail and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Delta Buys Zambia’s National Breweries

[The Source] Listed beverages manufacturer Delta Corporation, (Delta), says it is set to acquire a controlling stake in Lusaka Stock Exchange-listed sorghum beer company, National Breweries Plc (NatBrew), from its parent firm, Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/N…

[The Source] Listed beverages manufacturer Delta Corporation, (Delta), says it is set to acquire a controlling stake in Lusaka Stock Exchange-listed sorghum beer company, National Breweries Plc (NatBrew), from its parent firm, Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (AB InBev).Company secretary Alex Makamure said while the acquisition was still subject to regulatory approvals, the board was optimistic of prospects.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Suspected Angolan Drug Mule’s Trial Postponed

[New Era] Windhoek -The trial of Angolan national Joao Huyeye, who is accused of attempting to smuggle drugs worth close to half a million Namibian dollars in his digestive system was placed on hold to wait for the designated magistrate.

[New Era] Windhoek -The trial of Angolan national Joao Huyeye, who is accused of attempting to smuggle drugs worth close to half a million Namibian dollars in his digestive system was placed on hold to wait for the designated magistrate.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Cape Town’s Water Outages May Cause Solar Geyser ‘Explosions’ – Engineer

[News24Wire] Water outages to preselected suburbs by the City of Cape Town could lead to solar water geysers “exploding”, an electrical and electronic engineer warned on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Water outages to preselected suburbs by the City of Cape Town could lead to solar water geysers "exploding", an electrical and electronic engineer warned on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt to Ban Diesel 500

[Financial Gazette] Zimbabwe, which banned the use of diesel 500 in 2007, is set to phase out use of diesel 500 (D500) next year as the country migrates to cleaner fuel, the regulatory authority has said.

[Financial Gazette] Zimbabwe, which banned the use of diesel 500 in 2007, is set to phase out use of diesel 500 (D500) next year as the country migrates to cleaner fuel, the regulatory authority has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Barclays Employees to Get 15% Shareholding

[Zimbabwe Independent] The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) has approved the transfer of 15% shareholding in Barclays Bank Zimbabwe to an employee share ownership scheme as the take-over of one of the country’s iconic banking institutions concludes.

[Zimbabwe Independent] The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) has approved the transfer of 15% shareholding in Barclays Bank Zimbabwe to an employee share ownership scheme as the take-over of one of the country's iconic banking institutions concludes.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

It’s Jah Prayzah’s Big Day

[The Herald] Have you ever heard the word “paraskevidekatriaphobia”? Never mind trying to pronounce it. It is a strange word indeed and it is found in the world of superstition, referring to the fear associated with Friday the 13th in some Western beli…

[The Herald] Have you ever heard the word "paraskevidekatriaphobia"? Never mind trying to pronounce it. It is a strange word indeed and it is found in the world of superstition, referring to the fear associated with Friday the 13th in some Western beliefs.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe