Firm Targets 200 000 Tonnes for Winter Wheat

[Financial Gazette] THE Agricultural Rural Development Authority (Arda) has set a target of 200 000 metric tonnes for its winter wheat crop in bid to revive the country’s self-sufficiency and reduce imports.

[Financial Gazette] THE Agricultural Rural Development Authority (Arda) has set a target of 200 000 metric tonnes for its winter wheat crop in bid to revive the country's self-sufficiency and reduce imports.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Stock Exchange Should Foster Confidence

[Financial Gazette] LAST week, we carried an in-depth report on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) which highlighted the equities market’s sad reaction to complaints from concerned investors. We reported on the lack of action, or slow pace at which the …

[Financial Gazette] LAST week, we carried an in-depth report on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) which highlighted the equities market's sad reaction to complaints from concerned investors. We reported on the lack of action, or slow pace at which the ZSE has investigated a complaint by one investor in CFI Holdings. The complaint relates to the disposal of an asset by the company to another listed company on the ZSE.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

PDP Asks Fayose, Wike to Visit Buhari in London

[Vanguard] The youth group of Peoples Democratic Party PDP called the PDP Youth Frontier has demanded that Governor Nyesom Wike and Ayodele Fayose should visit President Muhammad Buhari in London.

[Vanguard] The youth group of Peoples Democratic Party PDP called the PDP Youth Frontier has demanded that Governor Nyesom Wike and Ayodele Fayose should visit President Muhammad Buhari in London.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Turning Our Mining Resources Into Blessings

[Financial Gazette] PARADOXICALLY, despite the prospect of wealth that accompany the discovery of natural resources in Africa, such endowments all too often impede than rather than accelerate development. Zimbabwe is no exception.

[Financial Gazette] PARADOXICALLY, despite the prospect of wealth that accompany the discovery of natural resources in Africa, such endowments all too often impede than rather than accelerate development. Zimbabwe is no exception.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Heritage Insurance Accounts Frozen in Sacking Case

[Nation] A court has temporarily frozen the bank accounts of Heritage Insurance for reportedly failing to pay more than Sh100 million to employees whose services were unfairly terminated.

[Nation] A court has temporarily frozen the bank accounts of Heritage Insurance for reportedly failing to pay more than Sh100 million to employees whose services were unfairly terminated.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

4 Education Officers Held Over Sh100 Million Loss

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Four senior officials with the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training were yesterday charged with defrauding and causing a Sh100 million loss to the government.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Four senior officials with the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training were yesterday charged with defrauding and causing a Sh100 million loss to the government.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Stock Exchange Should Put Its House in Order

[Financial Gazette] THE Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) should put its house in order to restore public and investor confidence in the integrity of capital markets in Zimbabwe. This call comes in the wake of the recent debacle over the Econet US$130 mill…

[Financial Gazette] THE Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) should put its house in order to restore public and investor confidence in the integrity of capital markets in Zimbabwe. This call comes in the wake of the recent debacle over the Econet US$130 million rights issue and other issuer debacles that have preceded it where the ZSE has simply bungled. The image of the ZSE is "in tatters" and needs urgent mending.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Sudan Journalists – 58 Press Freedom Violations in Q4

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -In a report published yesterday, the Sudanese Journalists Network marked an increase in violations of press freedoms amounting to 58 cases in the fourth quarter of the last year. The report pointed out that the most prominent …

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -In a report published yesterday, the Sudanese Journalists Network marked an increase in violations of press freedoms amounting to 58 cases in the fourth quarter of the last year. The report pointed out that the most prominent violations were arrests, detentions, summons, prosecutions, and confiscation of newspapers.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Health, Water Crisis Spreads Disease in Darfur Camps

[Radio Dabanga] Kass / Tawila -The camps for the displaced in Kass locality in South Darfur and Tawila in North Darfur are experiencing a severe shortage of health and water services, which is leading to a deterioration in the environment.

[Radio Dabanga] Kass / Tawila -The camps for the displaced in Kass locality in South Darfur and Tawila in North Darfur are experiencing a severe shortage of health and water services, which is leading to a deterioration in the environment.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan