Data Wars – Telecom Firms Slated to Make More Cuts

[Observer] The price wars by the two main telecom firms could further squeeze the profit margins of the smaller telecom firms by increasing the latter’s costs of operation, and also eat into the tax collections by the Uganda Revenue Authority, writes J…

[Observer] The price wars by the two main telecom firms could further squeeze the profit margins of the smaller telecom firms by increasing the latter’s costs of operation, and also eat into the tax collections by the Uganda Revenue Authority, writes JEFF MBANGA.

Lack of Trust in Banks Drives Cash Shortages

[The Herald] Lack of trust and confidence in banks is one of the reasons the public are not banking their money, a factor partly to blame for the prevailing cash shortages, Finance and Economic Planning Minister Patrick Chinamasa has said.

[The Herald] Lack of trust and confidence in banks is one of the reasons the public are not banking their money, a factor partly to blame for the prevailing cash shortages, Finance and Economic Planning Minister Patrick Chinamasa has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

City Needs Holistic Approach to De-Congest CBD

[The Herald] For  the umpteenth time, Harare City Council (HCC), issued a directive that was initially supposed to take effect on Wednesday, and later moved to yesterday, in an attempt to bring order in the central business direct (CBD) through banning commuter omnibuses from the city centre.

[The Herald] For  the umpteenth time, Harare City Council (HCC), issued a directive that was initially supposed to take effect on Wednesday, and later moved to yesterday, in an attempt to bring order in the central business direct (CBD) through banning commuter omnibuses from the city centre.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Court Confirms Chief Musara

[The Herald] The High Court has confirmed Mr Boniface Musara as substantive chief for Ward 32, Masvingo East, putting to rest a protracted wrangle that dates back to the colonial era.

[The Herald] The High Court has confirmed Mr Boniface Musara as substantive chief for Ward 32, Masvingo East, putting to rest a protracted wrangle that dates back to the colonial era.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ng’oni Warriors Steal Show

[Zambia Reports] The Nc’wala ceremony of the Ng’oni people of Eastern takes centre stage this weekend with Ng’oni warriors already stealing the show.

[Zambia Reports] The Nc'wala ceremony of the Ng'oni people of Eastern takes centre stage this weekend with Ng'oni warriors already stealing the show.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia