‘Livestock Population Declines’

[The Herald] The livestock population has fallen by nearly 40 000 beasts since last year, the Department of Livestock Production and Veterinary Services has said. Addressing delegates attending a workshop on livestock production organised by the Zimbab…

[The Herald] The livestock population has fallen by nearly 40 000 beasts since last year, the Department of Livestock Production and Veterinary Services has said. Addressing delegates attending a workshop on livestock production organised by the Zimbabwe Agricultural Society, the department's principal livestock officer Mr Passmore Nyamadzawo emphasised the need for restocking to ensure food security as spelt out in the Food Security and Nutrition Cluster of Zim-Asset.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

House Queries Central Bank, Ministry Over Illegal Payments of U.S.$163 Million

[Guardian] Abuja -The House of Representatives Committee on Public Procurement yesterday queried the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) over the payment of $163.7 million to pre-shipment inspection agents (PIAs) involved in the monitoring of crude oil and g…

[Guardian] Abuja -The House of Representatives Committee on Public Procurement yesterday queried the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) over the payment of $163.7 million to pre-shipment inspection agents (PIAs) involved in the monitoring of crude oil and gas exports from Nigeria from 2009 to 2014 without the approval of the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mliswa, Norton Council Embroiled in Tribal Storm

[The Herald] Norton legislator Mr Temba Mliswa is under fire for allegedly practising tribalism in his fight against councillors and Norton Town Council officials. Mr Mliswa is said to have written a letter to one of the councillors, Mr Bernard Mujedi …

[The Herald] Norton legislator Mr Temba Mliswa is under fire for allegedly practising tribalism in his fight against councillors and Norton Town Council officials. Mr Mliswa is said to have written a letter to one of the councillors, Mr Bernard Mujedi of Ward 13, that consisted of tribal connotations. Some of the Norton councillors and officials do not come from Mashonaland West province and they accuse Mr Mliswa of abusing them on tribal lines.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Huge Send-Off for Presidential Spokesperson Charamba’s Wife

[The Herald] Mutorashanga -Multitudes of people yesterday converged at the Chengu family homestead in Mutorashanga to give a befitting send-off to the wife of Presidential spokesperson Mr George Charamba, Idaishe Olivia Chengu-Charamba. Mrs Chengu-Char…

[The Herald] Mutorashanga -Multitudes of people yesterday converged at the Chengu family homestead in Mutorashanga to give a befitting send-off to the wife of Presidential spokesperson Mr George Charamba, Idaishe Olivia Chengu-Charamba. Mrs Chengu-Charamba (45) succumbed to liver complications at a private hospital in Harare on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

King Letsie III of Lesotho Engages President Mugabe

[The Herald] President Mugabe yesterday met King Letsie III of Lesotho at State House, where they held high-level talks on various issues to enhance bilateral cooperation and cordial relations between the two countries. The meeting, which was part of K…

[The Herald] President Mugabe yesterday met King Letsie III of Lesotho at State House, where they held high-level talks on various issues to enhance bilateral cooperation and cordial relations between the two countries. The meeting, which was part of King Letsie III's four-day State visit, lasted for more than two hours. Though details of the meeting could not be obtained, King Letsie III indicated on Monday that he intended to thank President Mugabe for his wise leadership which helped stabilise the political situatio

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Thokozile Mathuthu Takes Over Sandi Moyo’s Post in Zanu PF’s Changes

[The Herald] Mutorashanga -Zanu-PF Politburo member Cde Thokozile Mathuthu has been elevated to the post of deputy secretary for the Zanu-PF Women’s League, replacing Cde Nomthandazo Sandi Moyo, who resigned recently following allegations of misconduct…

[The Herald] Mutorashanga -Zanu-PF Politburo member Cde Thokozile Mathuthu has been elevated to the post of deputy secretary for the Zanu-PF Women's League, replacing Cde Nomthandazo Sandi Moyo, who resigned recently following allegations of misconduct and criminal abuse of office. Cde Moyo resigned together with secretary for Finance in the league, Cde Sarah Mahoka, who faced similar allegations. They have both denied the allegations.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

MPs Raise ‘Red Flag’ Over Defence Underfunding

[Daily News] Dodoma -Members of Parliament have raised the red flag over continued tendency of underfunding the Ministry of Defence and National Service, saying this may compromise the efficiency of the defence forces and consequently security of the c…

[Daily News] Dodoma -Members of Parliament have raised the red flag over continued tendency of underfunding the Ministry of Defence and National Service, saying this may compromise the efficiency of the defence forces and consequently security of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Government to Continue Investing in Sports – Mwakyembe

[Daily News] Ministerf for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports Harrison Mwakyembe has said the government will continue to invest heavily towards development of sports in the country.

[Daily News] Ministerf for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports Harrison Mwakyembe has said the government will continue to invest heavily towards development of sports in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Halotel Principals in Hot Soup

[Daily News] The Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday sentenced Viettel Tanzania Limited, its Managing Director, Do Manh Hong (44) and seven other foreigners to pay a total of 689m/- for occasioning loss to the Tanzania Communi…

[Daily News] The Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday sentenced Viettel Tanzania Limited, its Managing Director, Do Manh Hong (44) and seven other foreigners to pay a total of 689m/- for occasioning loss to the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania