Parly to Bring Errant Ministers to Book

[The Herald] Parliament has prepared a comprehensive report aimed at bringing to book errant Cabinet Ministers who fail to attend the August House to respond to issues raised, Speaker of National Assembly Advocate Jacob Mudenda has said. Adv Mudenda sa…

[The Herald] Parliament has prepared a comprehensive report aimed at bringing to book errant Cabinet Ministers who fail to attend the August House to respond to issues raised, Speaker of National Assembly Advocate Jacob Mudenda has said. Adv Mudenda said this in the National Assembly last week when he was warning Members of Parliament for crippling Parliament business by creating a quorum crisis through early adjournments as lawmakers would walk out during deliberations.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kabila Should Commit to Leave Office

[HRW] Kinshasa -Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila should make a public commitment before the end of his second term, on December 19, 2016, to respect the constitution and leave office, Human Rights Watch said today. Failing to do so …

[HRW] Kinshasa -Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila should make a public commitment before the end of his second term, on December 19, 2016, to respect the constitution and leave office, Human Rights Watch said today. Failing to do so will increase the likelihood of major violence and government abuses in the coming days and weeks.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Companies Face Closure

[Financial Gazette] A payments gridlock within the banking sector threatens to ground the economy, already troubled by a liquidity crunch and an emerging foreign currency crisis, industry players warned this week.

[Financial Gazette] A payments gridlock within the banking sector threatens to ground the economy, already troubled by a liquidity crunch and an emerging foreign currency crisis, industry players warned this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

RBZ Intervenes On Bank Charges

[The Herald] On Monday this week, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe issued a statement on the reduction of cash withdrawal charges. With the prevailing cash crisis, cash withdrawal limits have been reduced to as low as $40 at some banks, but withdrawal char…

[The Herald] On Monday this week, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe issued a statement on the reduction of cash withdrawal charges. With the prevailing cash crisis, cash withdrawal limits have been reduced to as low as $40 at some banks, but withdrawal charges remained as high as $3,50 and $4 per withdrawal.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

RBZ Move Welcome

[Financial Gazette] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) this week moved to normalise bank charges as it sought to restore confidence in the banking sector. We welcome this development, which came after we had last week highlighted that the situation was…

[Financial Gazette] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) this week moved to normalise bank charges as it sought to restore confidence in the banking sector. We welcome this development, which came after we had last week highlighted that the situation was battering the little public confidence that remained in the sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Time to Turn Backs On Protests

[Financial Gazette] In his book, “The Art of War,” Chinese general, military strategist, and philosopher, Sun Tzu wrote: “All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when we are able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must appear i…

[Financial Gazette] In his book, "The Art of War," Chinese general, military strategist, and philosopher, Sun Tzu wrote: "All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when we are able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must appear inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are far away; when far away, we must make him believe we are near."

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe