Harare Mayor Barred From Foreign Travel

[Financial Gazette] Harare Mayor, Bernard Manyenyeni believes he is being covertly denied Cabinet authority to travel outside the county on official municipal business for the past year.

[Financial Gazette] Harare Mayor, Bernard Manyenyeni believes he is being covertly denied Cabinet authority to travel outside the county on official municipal business for the past year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Central Bank Moves to Formalise Forex Trading

[Financial Gazette] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) last week relaxed rules for starting bureaux de change, as it seeks to promote formal forex trading and counter a resurgent informal currency exchange market following the introduction of bond note…

[Financial Gazette] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) last week relaxed rules for starting bureaux de change, as it seeks to promote formal forex trading and counter a resurgent informal currency exchange market following the introduction of bond notes late last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Economy Facing Difficulties – IMF

[263Chat] Low commodity prices coupled with tight liquidity conditions and successive droughts effectively slowed down Zimbabwe’s economic growth from 1.1 percent in 2015 to 0.7 percent in 2016, International Monetary Fund representative has said.

[263Chat] Low commodity prices coupled with tight liquidity conditions and successive droughts effectively slowed down Zimbabwe's economic growth from 1.1 percent in 2015 to 0.7 percent in 2016, International Monetary Fund representative has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Group Demands Public Involvement in Development Projects

[Malawi News Agency] Rumphi Residents Association (RRA) has asked government to revisit management procedures for projects under Local Development Fund (LDF) to allow more public involvement.

[Malawi News Agency] Rumphi Residents Association (RRA) has asked government to revisit management procedures for projects under Local Development Fund (LDF) to allow more public involvement.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Government Renames Ub Hospital After Sir Ketumile

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Government has renamed the University of Botswana (UB) Teaching Hospital after the late former second president, Sir Ketumile Masire who passed away last month.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Government has renamed the University of Botswana (UB) Teaching Hospital after the late former second president, Sir Ketumile Masire who passed away last month.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Negotiations Not About the Genocide, but ‘Events’

[New Era] Reacting presumably to recent media reports the German ambassador to Namibia issued a media release on June 29 purporting to inform the Namibian public of the status of the negotiations on genocide and reparations with the Namibian government.

[New Era] Reacting presumably to recent media reports the German ambassador to Namibia issued a media release on June 29 purporting to inform the Namibian public of the status of the negotiations on genocide and reparations with the Namibian government.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Be Patriotic With SME Bank, Prosecute Everyone Swiftly

[Namibian] Almost everything related to the setting up of the SME Bank was wrong from the word go. Worse still, those who raised red flags and delayed action on certain things were described as unpatriotic.

[Namibian] Almost everything related to the setting up of the SME Bank was wrong from the word go. Worse still, those who raised red flags and delayed action on certain things were described as unpatriotic.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Woman Breaks Into Teachers’ Houses, Jailed

[New Zimbabwe] Victoria Falls -An unrepentant 23-year-old woman who broke into teachers’ cottages at a school where she was doing community service and stole various items has been sentenced to 15 months in jail.

[New Zimbabwe] Victoria Falls -An unrepentant 23-year-old woman who broke into teachers' cottages at a school where she was doing community service and stole various items has been sentenced to 15 months in jail.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Financial Inclusion Key to Regional Development

[The Herald] Financial inclusion has assumed not only a regional dimension, but a global dimension, as exemplified, in no small measure, by the structure of the hosting of this conference as well as the diversity and inclusivity of the participation, w…

[The Herald] Financial inclusion has assumed not only a regional dimension, but a global dimension, as exemplified, in no small measure, by the structure of the hosting of this conference as well as the diversity and inclusivity of the participation, which includes the SADC Secretariat, the EU, the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), FinMark Trust, the SADC Bankers Association, Departments of Governments of SADC Member States, central banks and banking institutions in the SADC Member States, as well as ind

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe