Govt to Tap Into Global Micro-Insurance Sector

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is working on ways to tap into the global micro-insurance sector which boasts of a potential market of between 3-4 billion policies generating between $30-$50 billion in annual premium revenue. Informed by the National Financial I…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is working on ways to tap into the global micro-insurance sector which boasts of a potential market of between 3-4 billion policies generating between $30-$50 billion in annual premium revenue. Informed by the National Financial Inclusion Strategy, 2016-2020 which identifies insurance as one of the critical players in the financial services sector, the Insurance and Pensions Commission came up with the micro-insurance strategy as a way of enhancing financial inclusion through insurance targeting t

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Resilient Mogadishu Youth Clean Up Bombed Pizza House

[Dalsan Radio] Mogadishu youth on Sunday joined hands to volunteer for a clean up exercise at the Pizza House two days after the eatery was attacked by militant group Alshabaab.

[Dalsan Radio] Mogadishu youth on Sunday joined hands to volunteer for a clean up exercise at the Pizza House two days after the eatery was attacked by militant group Alshabaab.

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Nation to Harvest 4 Million Tonnes of Food Crops

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is expecting to harvest four million tonnes of food crops from the 2016-17 agricultural season, the final Government-sponsored crop and livestock assessment report has revealed. This means the country will have a surplus of one mi…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is expecting to harvest four million tonnes of food crops from the 2016-17 agricultural season, the final Government-sponsored crop and livestock assessment report has revealed. This means the country will have a surplus of one million tonnes of food crops. The food crops include maize, sorghum, millet, roundnuts, groundnuts, sweet potatoes, Irish potatoes, cowpeas, squash, sugarbeans and pumpkins.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Command Agriculture Surplus Destined for Export Market

[The Herald] Government is targeting to export maize grown under Command Agriculture once the country has enough food and has fully stocked its strategic reserves to boost the country’s economy. This is benchmarked on the success of Command Agriculture…

[The Herald] Government is targeting to export maize grown under Command Agriculture once the country has enough food and has fully stocked its strategic reserves to boost the country's economy. This is benchmarked on the success of Command Agriculture under which several farmers surpassed the targeted yield per hectare two-fold in the first year of its implementation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

SA ‘A’ Loss to Sussex a ‘Real Wake-Up Call’

[News24Wire] South Africa ‘A’ coach, Shukri Conrad admitted that losing to Sussex the way they did was a wake-up call ahead of their big tour-ending match against the England Lions starting in midweek.

[News24Wire] South Africa 'A' coach, Shukri Conrad admitted that losing to Sussex the way they did was a wake-up call ahead of their big tour-ending match against the England Lions starting in midweek.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Springbok Duo Issued With Warnings

[News24Wire] Springboks Frans Malherbe and Oupa Mohoje were issued citing commissioner warnings on Sunday for foul play in the second Test against France at Kings Park in Durban.

[News24Wire] Springboks Frans Malherbe and Oupa Mohoje were issued citing commissioner warnings on Sunday for foul play in the second Test against France at Kings Park in Durban.

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Multi Donor Trust Fund Phase Two Completion Next Year

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Multi Donor Trust Fund’s $58 million phase two project being administered by the African Development Bank will be complete by next year, Zimfund manager Emmanuel Nzabanita confirmed. The phase two which is a successor project …

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Multi Donor Trust Fund's $58 million phase two project being administered by the African Development Bank will be complete by next year, Zimfund manager Emmanuel Nzabanita confirmed. The phase two which is a successor project to phase one is targeting power, water and sanitation sectors. Almost $35 million has been set aside for water while about $23 million has been allocated for electricity and power under the phase two.

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Security Bans Charity Project in Kassala

[Radio Dabanga] Kassala -The Emergency Street Initiative has been ordered to hand over the intensive care unit it is constructing in the Kassala Teaching Hospital to the hospital’s management.

[Radio Dabanga] Kassala -The Emergency Street Initiative has been ordered to hand over the intensive care unit it is constructing in the Kassala Teaching Hospital to the hospital's management.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Thirst, Poor Food in South Darfur Prison

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -Inmates of the Korea Prison, south of Nyala, capital of South Darfur, reportedly suffer from thirst and poor services, especially meals, during the fasting month of Ramadan.

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -Inmates of the Korea Prison, south of Nyala, capital of South Darfur, reportedly suffer from thirst and poor services, especially meals, during the fasting month of Ramadan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan