Firm Carries Out Cross Border Payment Trial

[The Herald] ZIMSWITCH is carrying out a trial for its cross border payment system as it moves closer to linking local banks to a regional payment platform to facilitate smooth flow of transactions across the SADC region.

[The Herald] ZIMSWITCH is carrying out a trial for its cross border payment system as it moves closer to linking local banks to a regional payment platform to facilitate smooth flow of transactions across the SADC region.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Thumbs Up to Zimsec, Relief for Parents

[The Herald] Parents and guardians of students writing Ordinary and Advanced Level examinations under the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (zimsec) are breathing a sigh of relief, following the announcement by the examinations body to extend the re…

[The Herald] Parents and guardians of students writing Ordinary and Advanced Level examinations under the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (zimsec) are breathing a sigh of relief, following the announcement by the examinations body to extend the registration dates to April 21, as we report elsewhere in this issue.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mujuru Bigwig Election Bid Dealt Major Blow

[The Herald] Spokesperson for National People’s Party party president Dr Joice Mujuru, Mr Gift Nyandoro’s aspirations to contest for the party’s top post of secretary-general could be scuttled after it emerged that he is facing disbarment from the Law …

[The Herald] Spokesperson for National People's Party party president Dr Joice Mujuru, Mr Gift Nyandoro's aspirations to contest for the party's top post of secretary-general could be scuttled after it emerged that he is facing disbarment from the Law Society of Zimbabwe over a series of professional misconducts.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Netball Team Claim Hong Kong Tourney

[The Herald] THE Zimbabwe senior women netball team underlined their status as one of the rising African powerhouses when they emerged victorious at the Hong Kong tri-nations tournament at the Kowloon Park Sports Centre yesterday.

[The Herald] THE Zimbabwe senior women netball team underlined their status as one of the rising African powerhouses when they emerged victorious at the Hong Kong tri-nations tournament at the Kowloon Park Sports Centre yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Central Bank Reassures Tobacco Farmers

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) yesterday said it had moved in to address bottlenecks that arose last week, that saw some tobacco farmers withdrawing $300 instead of $1 000 per initial sale as announced by a tripartite agreement among s…

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) yesterday said it had moved in to address bottlenecks that arose last week, that saw some tobacco farmers withdrawing $300 instead of $1 000 per initial sale as announced by a tripartite agreement among stakeholders.In an interview, central bank Governor Dr John Mangudya said they had attended to some "teething" problems that occurred at Tobacco Sales Floor in which some farmers were restricted to withdrawing only $300.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

TP Mazembe Knocked Out of Champions League by CAPS United

[The Herald] LLOYD Chitembwe yesterday described his team as the greatest CAPS United side ever after they rewrote the history books in style by eliminating continental heavyweights TP Mazembe and progressing to the group stages of the CAF Champions Le…

[The Herald] LLOYD Chitembwe yesterday described his team as the greatest CAPS United side ever after they rewrote the history books in style by eliminating continental heavyweights TP Mazembe and progressing to the group stages of the CAF Champions League for the first time in their history.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ruling Party Replaces Six Youth Leaders

[The Herald] The Zanu-PF Bulawayo provincial Youth League executive has replaced six members who resigned from their positions, as it emerged that eight others said they had not resigned as initially claimed.

[The Herald] The Zanu-PF Bulawayo provincial Youth League executive has replaced six members who resigned from their positions, as it emerged that eight others said they had not resigned as initially claimed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Free Zimbabwean Contraceptives Smuggled for Sale

[GroundUp] Every month, Nancy (not her real name) and her business partner travel to Zimbabwe to stock up on Marvelon family planning pills. She smuggles them back into South Africa, where she sells them at a healthy profit to other Zimbabweans who for…

[GroundUp] Every month, Nancy (not her real name) and her business partner travel to Zimbabwe to stock up on Marvelon family planning pills. She smuggles them back into South Africa, where she sells them at a healthy profit to other Zimbabweans who for various reasons don't want the contraceptive pills dispensed in South African clinics.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa