We’ll Not Meddle in Council Affairs – Govt

[The Herald] Government says it will not meddle in Harare City Council affairs following the suspension of acting town clerk Mrs Josephine Ncube and three other directors on allegations of financial abuse. The suspensions followed a report by a tribuna…

[The Herald] Government says it will not meddle in Harare City Council affairs following the suspension of acting town clerk Mrs Josephine Ncube and three other directors on allegations of financial abuse. The suspensions followed a report by a tribunal set up in February to investigate council's employment costs compliance.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Authority Charges 11 More Medicine Importers

[Addis Fortune] The number of pharmaceutical suppliers and retailers accused of inflating prices by the Trade Competition & Consumer Protection Authority (TCCPA) has now reached 19, with 11 importers added to the list along with the previously charged eight wholesalers.

[Addis Fortune] The number of pharmaceutical suppliers and retailers accused of inflating prices by the Trade Competition & Consumer Protection Authority (TCCPA) has now reached 19, with 11 importers added to the list along with the previously charged eight wholesalers.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

The Reader’s 2018 Reading Challenge

[The Herald] In the spirit and tradition of making New Year resolutions, this columnist invites you to add to yours the intention to read more in 2018. To aid you on your reading journey, here is a list of 12 categories and suggestions of books you cou…

[The Herald] In the spirit and tradition of making New Year resolutions, this columnist invites you to add to yours the intention to read more in 2018. To aid you on your reading journey, here is a list of 12 categories and suggestions of books you could go through.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Africa’s Continental FTA, Boost to Growth, Development

[Addis Fortune] Covering a market of 1.2 billion people and a combined GDP of 2.2 trillion dollars, Africa’s Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) is a staggering proposition that by 2050 will represent a larger market than the North American Free Tr…

[Addis Fortune] Covering a market of 1.2 billion people and a combined GDP of 2.2 trillion dollars, Africa's Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) is a staggering proposition that by 2050 will represent a larger market than the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) of today. It will be of particular benefit to Africa's small and medium-sized enterprises, write Mahamadou Issoufou, president of Niger, and Vera Songwe, UN undersecretary general and executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Dapp Trains 20,000 East Farmers

[Times of Zambia] ABOUT 20,000 farmers in Eastern Province have been supported and trained by the Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) through its integrated soil fertility management programme.

[Times of Zambia] ABOUT 20,000 farmers in Eastern Province have been supported and trained by the Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) through its integrated soil fertility management programme.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

ZCDC Upgrades Security

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company Pvt (Ltd), will next year upgrade security systems around its precious stones to avoid cases of theft that prejudice the State of millions of dollars annually.

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company Pvt (Ltd), will next year upgrade security systems around its precious stones to avoid cases of theft that prejudice the State of millions of dollars annually.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Japanese Firm Opens First Plant for Ethiopia, Africa

[Addis Fortune] Casual-wear manufacturer and retailer, Uniqlo, has opened its first manufacturing plant in Ethiopia. The plant will likewise be the first Japanese firm for Africa that has a presence in Europe and North America.

[Addis Fortune] Casual-wear manufacturer and retailer, Uniqlo, has opened its first manufacturing plant in Ethiopia. The plant will likewise be the first Japanese firm for Africa that has a presence in Europe and North America.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

‘Willdale to Benefit From Housing Development’

[The Herald] Brick manufacturer Willdale is optimistic that the company will benefit from the current housing development boom as well as the need for institutional and infrastructure development.

[The Herald] Brick manufacturer Willdale is optimistic that the company will benefit from the current housing development boom as well as the need for institutional and infrastructure development.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Man Rapes Three Minors, Offers Them 25 Cents

[The Herald] A 21-year-old Chitungwiza man allegedly raped three minors on several occasions, offering them money as little as 25 cents, the court heard. Malvin Mapfumo of Unit O Extension allegedly sexually abused 14-year-old twin sisters and their fr…

[The Herald] A 21-year-old Chitungwiza man allegedly raped three minors on several occasions, offering them money as little as 25 cents, the court heard. Malvin Mapfumo of Unit O Extension allegedly sexually abused 14-year-old twin sisters and their friend, who is aged 11, from December 2016 to October last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe