Tobacco Firms Get Nod to Decentralise

[The Herald] Zimbabwe’s tobacco auction companies have been given the green light to decentralise their operations during the next marketing season starting in March next year in a move that will reduce costs incurred by farmers on transporting the com…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe's tobacco auction companies have been given the green light to decentralise their operations during the next marketing season starting in March next year in a move that will reduce costs incurred by farmers on transporting the commodity to the market.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Manpower Development Fund Bosses Sent Packing

[The Herald] Government yesterday sent on forced leave the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef) chief executive officer Mr Fredrick Mandizvidza and top management to pave way for a forensic audit at the institution. Besides Mr Mandizvidza, also …

[The Herald] Government yesterday sent on forced leave the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef) chief executive officer Mr Fredrick Mandizvidza and top management to pave way for a forensic audit at the institution. Besides Mr Mandizvidza, also sent on forced leave are the principal finance director and administrator Nicholas Mapute, the Human Resources manager Mr Ignatius Noah Kajengo, the corporate legal secretary Mr Servious Kufandada, the chief accountant Ms Ropafadzo Mukamba and the senior revenue manager M

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Reprieve for Former Ruling Party Youth Leader Tsenengamu

[The Herald] Former Zanu-PF Mashonaland Central provincial youth chairperson Godfrey Tsenengamu was yesterday removed from remand after the State failed to furnish him with a trial date.

[The Herald] Former Zanu-PF Mashonaland Central provincial youth chairperson Godfrey Tsenengamu was yesterday removed from remand after the State failed to furnish him with a trial date.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Parliament Committee Hails Reduction in Embassies

[The Herald] The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Foreign Affairs has welcomed the decision by Government to reduce the number of foreign missions as part of measures to rein-in the country’s expenditure.

[The Herald] The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Foreign Affairs has welcomed the decision by Government to reduce the number of foreign missions as part of measures to rein-in the country's expenditure.

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Rhodes Criticises ‘Misrepresentation of Facts’ Around Student Expulsions

[News24Wire] Rhodes University insists the two students who were expelled for life from the university were penalised for “committing criminal acts” during a protest against gender discrimination and sexual violence in 2016 and not for their participat…

[News24Wire] Rhodes University insists the two students who were expelled for life from the university were penalised for "committing criminal acts" during a protest against gender discrimination and sexual violence in 2016 and not for their participation in the protest.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

State Capture – DA to Lay Criminal Charges of Perjury Against ‘Grossly Remiss’ Zuma

[DA] The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes today’s ground-breaking judgment by the North Gauteng High Court, dismissing President Zuma’s spurious attempt to review the Public Protector’s State of Capture report, and its binding recommendations. This me…

[DA] The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes today's ground-breaking judgment by the North Gauteng High Court, dismissing President Zuma's spurious attempt to review the Public Protector's State of Capture report, and its binding recommendations. This means that the report stands, and confirms that the President must at once establish a Judicial Commission of Inquiry into "State Capture" - as ordered to by the Public Protector. The commission must be headed by a judge selected by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, es

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The 16 Days of Activism Against Women and Children Campaign Continues in Limpopo

[SAPS] The police in Seshego have today conducted 16 days of activism for no violence against women and children abuse campaign at Ga-manamela clinic in Moletji outside Moletji.

[SAPS] The police in Seshego have today conducted 16 days of activism for no violence against women and children abuse campaign at Ga-manamela clinic in Moletji outside Moletji.

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British Banks Cautioned Not to Threaten SA Whistleblowers

[Daily Maverick] Labour Lord Peter Hain, during a UK parliamentary debate this week on the Committee Stage of the Money Laundering Bill, revealed that the Financial Conduct Authorities had made contact with South African whistleblowers with regard to t…

[Daily Maverick] Labour Lord Peter Hain, during a UK parliamentary debate this week on the Committee Stage of the Money Laundering Bill, revealed that the Financial Conduct Authorities had made contact with South African whistleblowers with regard to the implication of HSBC in money laundering for the Gupta family. Hain also warned banks that they should not threaten South African whistleblowers who had provided authorities with evidence. By MARIANNE THAMM.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa