Banks Now Accepting 99-Year Leases As Collateral

[The Herald] The Bankers Association of Zimbabwe (BAZ) said on Friday it will now accept 99-year leases that were given to resettled farmers by Government as collateral for bank loans. Since Zimbabwe embarked on the fast track land reform programme in …

[The Herald] The Bankers Association of Zimbabwe (BAZ) said on Friday it will now accept 99-year leases that were given to resettled farmers by Government as collateral for bank loans. Since Zimbabwe embarked on the fast track land reform programme in the early 2000s, lack of title deeds had been cited as one of the major obstacles to improving productivity on farms as banks contended there was no security on which they could give the farmers loans.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Slashes Platinum Royalty

[The Herald] Government has slashed the rate of royalty for all platinum group mining companies to 2,5 percent from 10 percent, a move the Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe says will go a long way in enhancing viability at a time prices are depressed.

[The Herald] Government has slashed the rate of royalty for all platinum group mining companies to 2,5 percent from 10 percent, a move the Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe says will go a long way in enhancing viability at a time prices are depressed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Government Forecasts 5.3 Per Cent Growth in 2018

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government forecasts economic growth of 5.3 per cent in 2018, Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario told the country’s parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, on Monday.

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government forecasts economic growth of 5.3 per cent in 2018, Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario told the country's parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Female Teachers Raise Gender Based Violence Red Flag

[The Herald] Female teachers have raised a red flag over rampant abuse they are facing at their workplaces and have called for permanent solutions to end it. Following the end of commemoration of 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence (GBV) …

[The Herald] Female teachers have raised a red flag over rampant abuse they are facing at their workplaces and have called for permanent solutions to end it. Following the end of commemoration of 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence (GBV) on Sunday, there was concern that such acts of abuse had been allowed to reach greater heights in the education sector. The Progressive Teacher's Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) women's conference held over the weekend noted that violence in psychological and emotional form was

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The ANC Must Defend Itself From Members With Ill Intentions – Energy Minister

[News24Wire] The African National Congress is within its rights to defend itself from members that have nefarious intentions, Energy Minister and member of the party’s national executive committee David Mahlobo said.

[News24Wire] The African National Congress is within its rights to defend itself from members that have nefarious intentions, Energy Minister and member of the party's national executive committee David Mahlobo said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Makarfi Explains South West’s Drubbing in Chairmanship Race

[This Day] Abuja -The former chairman of the National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has spoken on the possible reason for the loss of the chairmanship aspirants from the South-west at the party’s nati…

[This Day] Abuja -The former chairman of the National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has spoken on the possible reason for the loss of the chairmanship aspirants from the South-west at the party's national convention.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria