How Recession Shrinks Newspapers’ Geographical Spread

[Guardian] The news is broken as it is happening, whereas, the mainstream has to wait to report it the following day, and the reader may not want to read stories that happened a day before, which is affecting newspaper circulation.

[Guardian] The news is broken as it is happening, whereas, the mainstream has to wait to report it the following day, and the reader may not want to read stories that happened a day before, which is affecting newspaper circulation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenyans Can Now Trade Crops, Livestock for Bank Loans

[East African] Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a Bill allowing borrowers to use household goods, crops, live animals and even intellectual property to secure commercial loans in a move aimed at boosting access to credit.

[East African] Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a Bill allowing borrowers to use household goods, crops, live animals and even intellectual property to secure commercial loans in a move aimed at boosting access to credit.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

National Council Steps Up Culture Week Preparations

[New Zimbabwe] The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) has started preparations for the 2017 Culture Week which will be celebrated between May 20 and May 26, amid calls for the country to take stock of cultural gains so far.

[New Zimbabwe] The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) has started preparations for the 2017 Culture Week which will be celebrated between May 20 and May 26, amid calls for the country to take stock of cultural gains so far.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

World Bank’s Funding Is Concessional Loan Not Free Money – Opposition

[Nyasa Times] Leader of Opposition in Parliament Lazarus Chakwera has said Malawi government should not give “a wrong impression” that the World Bank’s$80 billion (about K60 billion) general budget support to the county is aid but it is a loan.

[Nyasa Times] Leader of Opposition in Parliament Lazarus Chakwera has said Malawi government should not give "a wrong impression" that the World Bank's$80 billion (about K60 billion) general budget support to the county is aid but it is a loan.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

‘Mugabe’s Doctor Zimbabwean and Very, Very Black’

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s doctor is a black Zimbabwe and it is on the advice of this local physician that the 93-year-old leader travels to Singapore for specialised medical treatment, a senior government official revealed Wednesday.

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe's doctor is a black Zimbabwe and it is on the advice of this local physician that the 93-year-old leader travels to Singapore for specialised medical treatment, a senior government official revealed Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Former National Airline Boss Chikumba Hearing Deferred Again

[The Herald] THE case in which former Air Zimbabwe chief executive Peter Chikumba is seeking an order to remain on bail until the determination of his fresh appeal against both conviction and sentence has been further postponed to tomorrow.

[The Herald] THE case in which former Air Zimbabwe chief executive Peter Chikumba is seeking an order to remain on bail until the determination of his fresh appeal against both conviction and sentence has been further postponed to tomorrow.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Horticultural Sector Set for Major Revival

[The Herald] Africa-Caribbean-Pacific Liaison Committee (COLEACP) will, at the end of this month, launch the Zimbabwe edition of the Fit for Market programme which seeks to improve horticulture producers’ access to domestic and international markets.

[The Herald] Africa-Caribbean-Pacific Liaison Committee (COLEACP) will, at the end of this month, launch the Zimbabwe edition of the Fit for Market programme which seeks to improve horticulture producers' access to domestic and international markets.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Telecel Wifi Zone Goes Commercial

[The Herald] Telecel Zimbabwe said it has commercialised its public Wi-Fi zone service as competition in the provision of data services by the country’s three mobile phone firms’ providers stiffens.

[The Herald] Telecel Zimbabwe said it has commercialised its public Wi-Fi zone service as competition in the provision of data services by the country's three mobile phone firms' providers stiffens.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe