#BankChargesMustFall, Case for Financial Inclusion

[The Herald] Last week, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr John Mangudya announced the slashing of bank charges, a cause celebre among the transacting public.The new charges have been put at one percent of an amount withdrawn at an automated teller m…

[The Herald] Last week, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr John Mangudya announced the slashing of bank charges, a cause celebre among the transacting public.The new charges have been put at one percent of an amount withdrawn at an automated teller machine (ATM) and 1,25 percent for withdrawals over the counter.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Property Destroyed As Fire Burns Nick Salat’s Kericho House

[Nation] A multi-million shilling house belonging Kanu secretary-general Nick Salat burnt to the ground on Thursday night in a fire which has been blamed on an electric fault.

[Nation] A multi-million shilling house belonging Kanu secretary-general Nick Salat burnt to the ground on Thursday night in a fire which has been blamed on an electric fault.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Yar’Adua, Jonathan Blew U.S.$67 Billion – El-Rufai

[Daily Trust] Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai yesterday accused the administrations of former presidents, late Umar Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan of “blowing” $40bn foreign reserve and $27bn excess crude account left by the administration of form…

[Daily Trust] Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai yesterday accused the administrations of former presidents, late Umar Yar'Adua and Goodluck Jonathan of "blowing" $40bn foreign reserve and $27bn excess crude account left by the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

DRC Orders Social Networks Shut as Kabila’s Term Expires

[East African] Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have ordered that social networks including Facebook and WhatsApp be blocked soon before President Joseph Kabila’s mandate expires, three internet providers said Thursday.

[East African] Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have ordered that social networks including Facebook and WhatsApp be blocked soon before President Joseph Kabila's mandate expires, three internet providers said Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Masvingo – Time to Crack the Whip

[The Herald] It’s all gold, green, red and black — the revolutionary colours of the ruling Zanu-PF — in the ancient city of Masvingo, where the party is holding its 16th Annual People’s Conference.Business is at a standstill.

[The Herald] It's all gold, green, red and black -- the revolutionary colours of the ruling Zanu-PF -- in the ancient city of Masvingo, where the party is holding its 16th Annual People's Conference.Business is at a standstill.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe