Forex Shortages Impact Power Imports

[The Herald] Zimbabwe’s power imports are under threat as the country continues to struggle to pay its obligations due to acute shortages of foreign currency, sources familiar with the development have said. The country imports an average of 300 megawa…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe's power imports are under threat as the country continues to struggle to pay its obligations due to acute shortages of foreign currency, sources familiar with the development have said. The country imports an average of 300 megawatts mainly from South Africa's Eskom and Mozambique to augment local supplies but it is in arrears of close to $50 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Teachers Up for Exam Leaks

[The Herald] Two Masvingo-based teachers appeared in court on Monday for allegedly accessing and selling Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council’s June and November 2017 examination papers. Paradzai Rumutsa (30) and Josphat Muza (27) appeared before Harar…

[The Herald] Two Masvingo-based teachers appeared in court on Monday for allegedly accessing and selling Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council's June and November 2017 examination papers. Paradzai Rumutsa (30) and Josphat Muza (27) appeared before Harare magistrate Mr Gedion Ruvetsa facing charges of contravening Section 35 (a) and (b) of the Zimbabwe Schools Examinations Act ( chapter 25:18), which prohibits gaining access to and revealing examination material.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Security Is Under Control,’ Senate Chairman On Security, Intelligence Assures Citizens

[Observer] The chairman of the Senate Committee on Defense, Security, Intelligence & Veteran Affairs, at a late evening press briefing yesterday, assured citizens and residents that national security is under control.

[Observer] The chairman of the Senate Committee on Defense, Security, Intelligence & Veteran Affairs, at a late evening press briefing yesterday, assured citizens and residents that national security is under control.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Concourt Could Benefit From Incessant Attacks

[Zambia Reports] Funny that Constitutional Court judges should come under fire from all sides of the Zambian political divide. Note that they are a bunch of individuals with no platform to respond to the criticism being lumped on them. On one hand the …

[Zambia Reports] Funny that Constitutional Court judges should come under fire from all sides of the Zambian political divide. Note that they are a bunch of individuals with no platform to respond to the criticism being lumped on them. On one hand the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) has labelled them corrupt and incompetent. UPND president Hakainde Hichilema has labelled judges by name as corrupt and has demanding for their removal from the bench.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Opposition in Crisis Meeting

[The Herald] The MDC-T yesterday held a crisis meeting at the party’s headquarters in Harare to discuss the implications of party leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai’s health ahead of next year’s harmonised elections. Mr Tsvangirai is receiving treatment in So…

[The Herald] The MDC-T yesterday held a crisis meeting at the party's headquarters in Harare to discuss the implications of party leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai's health ahead of next year's harmonised elections. Mr Tsvangirai is receiving treatment in South Africa after he was diagnosed of cancer of the colon. The opposition leader has not been performing his official duties for the past three months and was flown back to South Africa last week for the second time in a month after his health deteriorated.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nasa Boycott Could Cause Massive Job Losses – Francis Atwoli Cotu

[Nation] Nasa’s call for an economic boycott should not be taken lightly as it could cause massive job losses of between 70,000 and 100,000, Cotu Secretary-General Francis Atwoli said on Tuesday.

[Nation] Nasa's call for an economic boycott should not be taken lightly as it could cause massive job losses of between 70,000 and 100,000, Cotu Secretary-General Francis Atwoli said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ruling Party Women’s League Back Grace Mugabe for VP

[The Herald] Zanu PF’s Harare provincial Women’s League has thrown its weight behind First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe for the post of Vice President following the dismissal of Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa from the post on Monday. Speaking during the official launc…

[The Herald] Zanu PF's Harare provincial Women's League has thrown its weight behind First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe for the post of Vice President following the dismissal of Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa from the post on Monday. Speaking during the official launch of the ZANU-PF Harare province Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) database for women yesterday, provincial chairperson Mrs Joyce Kasinamunda said the Women's League fully supports President Mugabe's bold decision to fire Cde Mnangagwa.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Regulator Now Wades Into Nasa Safaricom Boycott

[Nation] The communications regulator has warned that calls by the opposition Nasa coalition to boycott Safaricom products will hurt jobs and the investment climate in the ICT industry.

[Nation] The communications regulator has warned that calls by the opposition Nasa coalition to boycott Safaricom products will hurt jobs and the investment climate in the ICT industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya