Nation Expects 2,7 Million Tonnes of Maize

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is expecting a maize harvest of about 2,7 million tonnes during the 2016 /17 farming season boosted by the success of the Special Maize Programme commonly referred to as Command Agriculture. In total, about 1 770 389 hectares were…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is expecting a maize harvest of about 2,7 million tonnes during the 2016 /17 farming season boosted by the success of the Special Maize Programme commonly referred to as Command Agriculture. In total, about 1 770 389 hectares were put under maize during the 2016 /17 farming season, with anticipated maize yields of over 2 million tonnes. This, together with small grains should give over 2,7 million tonnes of grain this year, well above the national requirements of 1,8 million tonnes, the Ministry o

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

SARS Group Executive Accuses Former Spokesperson of Lying Under Oath

[News24Wire] The SA Revenue Service (SARS) group executive Luther Lebelo has accused former spokesperson Adrian Lackay of lying under oath when he testified that former chief operating officer Barry Hore faced criminal charges when he resigned.

[News24Wire] The SA Revenue Service (SARS) group executive Luther Lebelo has accused former spokesperson Adrian Lackay of lying under oath when he testified that former chief operating officer Barry Hore faced criminal charges when he resigned.

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Success Comes With Commitment

[The Herald] The year continues to be very promising for Zimbabwe, for it is a year when the nation is coming out of the woods to take its rightful position on the international stage. Mother Nature has been very generous, as the 2016/17 cropping seaso…

[The Herald] The year continues to be very promising for Zimbabwe, for it is a year when the nation is coming out of the woods to take its rightful position on the international stage. Mother Nature has been very generous, as the 2016/17 cropping season saw us getting more than enough rainfall, resulting in bumper harvests for all rain-fed crops.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Electoral Agency Under Pressure to Name Ballots Printer

[Nation] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is under pressure not only to name a universally acceptable company to print ballot papers, but also to do it in time to avoid last-minute hitches.

[Nation] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is under pressure not only to name a universally acceptable company to print ballot papers, but also to do it in time to avoid last-minute hitches.

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Taxman Raids Customs Scam Company’s Bank Accounts

[Namibian] A WALVIS BAY-BASED company at the centre of a massive alleged customs duties fraud scheme has agreed that Namibia’s tax authorities can keep close to N$11 million taken from its bank accounts to cover part of its tax debts.

[Namibian] A WALVIS BAY-BASED company at the centre of a massive alleged customs duties fraud scheme has agreed that Namibia's tax authorities can keep close to N$11 million taken from its bank accounts to cover part of its tax debts.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Black Armbands for Dynamos Memorial Match

[The Herald] Giants Dynamos will wear black armbands this evening when they face Yadah in a memorial match to mark the death of nine DeMbare supporters in a road accident last year. The DeMbare9 Memorial match kicks off at 7pm at the National Sports St…

[The Herald] Giants Dynamos will wear black armbands this evening when they face Yadah in a memorial match to mark the death of nine DeMbare supporters in a road accident last year. The DeMbare9 Memorial match kicks off at 7pm at the National Sports Stadium. DeMbare have taken advantage of the international break to remember the tragedy, which happened on June 11 last year when a bus ferrying supporters to a match against Chapungu in Gweru overturned.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Is Kenyan Music Really That Poorly Composed?

[Nation] There are several platforms in Kenya supporting local and East African content, but few keep it real, exclusive and strictly Kenyan. Some Kenyan radio stations do not play Kenyan music at all. They blame it on poor quality.

[Nation] There are several platforms in Kenya supporting local and East African content, but few keep it real, exclusive and strictly Kenyan. Some Kenyan radio stations do not play Kenyan music at all. They blame it on poor quality.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

10 000 Illegal Houses Spared Demolition

[The Herald] About 10 000 houses in Chitungwiza, which were constructed on undesignated land, have escaped demolition following an agreement reached between one of the land barons, Mr Fredrick Mabamba, and the cash-strapped council. Owners of the house…

[The Herald] About 10 000 houses in Chitungwiza, which were constructed on undesignated land, have escaped demolition following an agreement reached between one of the land barons, Mr Fredrick Mabamba, and the cash-strapped council. Owners of the houses will, however, part with $1 500 as penalty fees. Chairman of the three-member commission set up by Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Saviour Kasukuwere to look into the affairs of Chitungwiza Municipality Mr Madzudzo Pawadyira said the move wo

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