Teen’s Mum Speaks Out

[The Herald] The grieving mother of Ivy Makwara, the 13-year-old Mbare girl, who died of suspected typhoid on Christmas Day, yesterday poured out her heart out saying she had placed all her hopes on her daughter.

[The Herald] The grieving mother of Ivy Makwara, the 13-year-old Mbare girl, who died of suspected typhoid on Christmas Day, yesterday poured out her heart out saying she had placed all her hopes on her daughter.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

ZPC Targets Funding Deal By March 2017

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Power Company expects to reach financial closure for the $1,5 billion expansion of Hwange Power Station by March next year, managing director Engineer Noah Gwariro has said. Eng Gwariro said that considerable progress has been…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Power Company expects to reach financial closure for the $1,5 billion expansion of Hwange Power Station by March next year, managing director Engineer Noah Gwariro has said. Eng Gwariro said that considerable progress has been made towards fulfilling the conditions for the Hwange expansion project.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Oil Making Industry Capacity Drops to 35 Percent

[The Herald] Capacity utilisation in the cooking oil manufacturing industry has plunged to below 35 percent largely due to failure to secure adequate foreign currency to import raw materials.The manufacturers have since approached the Reserve Bank of Z…

[The Herald] Capacity utilisation in the cooking oil manufacturing industry has plunged to below 35 percent largely due to failure to secure adequate foreign currency to import raw materials.The manufacturers have since approached the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe to lobby for an increase in foreign currency allocation to prevent further drop in capacity utilisation in the oil processing industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Prisons Must Review Electrical Installations – Mukantabana

[New Times] The Minister for Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs, Seraphine Mukantabana, has asked prisons officials to review their electrical installations as a precaution against fire incidents.

[New Times] The Minister for Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs, Seraphine Mukantabana, has asked prisons officials to review their electrical installations as a precaution against fire incidents.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Malabu U.S.$1.1 Billion Scandal – Former Oil Minister, 12 Others Set for Trial

[Premium Times] A week after he was charged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Abuja, Italian authorities have indicated their intention to file criminal charges against a former Minister of Petroleum, Dan Etete, for his involvement in …

[Premium Times] A week after he was charged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Abuja, Italian authorities have indicated their intention to file criminal charges against a former Minister of Petroleum, Dan Etete, for his involvement in the $1.1 billion Malabu oil deal.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

U.S.$14 Million Boost for Education

[The Herald] In yet another boost for the country’s education, the Germany Government has extended a grant of $14 million to the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education for the schools feeding programmes and to assure supply of clean water to pupils.

[The Herald] In yet another boost for the country's education, the Germany Government has extended a grant of $14 million to the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education for the schools feeding programmes and to assure supply of clean water to pupils.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Adamawa Community On Edge Over Threat of Ethnic Violence

[Premium Times] There is tension in Tigno community in Lamurde Local Government Area of Adamawa State following an alleged threat of violent conflict between two ethnic groups in the community.

[Premium Times] There is tension in Tigno community in Lamurde Local Government Area of Adamawa State following an alleged threat of violent conflict between two ethnic groups in the community.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Writers Exhibit Amazing Energy This Year

[The Herald] As the year comes to a close, everyone in the writing sector must be reflecting on what was done and not done and what needs to be done in the New Year. Looking back, we see moments of joy and sadness, of activity and lapse, and of reading…

[The Herald] As the year comes to a close, everyone in the writing sector must be reflecting on what was done and not done and what needs to be done in the New Year. Looking back, we see moments of joy and sadness, of activity and lapse, and of reading which immersed us in surprising fiction and poetry, nonfiction and academic stuff.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Talks to Save Lake Kenyatta Begin

[Nation] The Lamu County Government, in conjunction with environmentalists and other conservation groups in the region, have begun talks with the aim of saving Lake Kenyatta in Mpeketoni Division which is drying up at an alarming rate.

[Nation] The Lamu County Government, in conjunction with environmentalists and other conservation groups in the region, have begun talks with the aim of saving Lake Kenyatta in Mpeketoni Division which is drying up at an alarming rate.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya