Council Fond of Making Stupid Decisions – Mayor

[The Herald] Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni yesterday said council was in the habit of making “stupid and costly” decisions as evidenced by the borrowing of a whopping $11 million from a bank to offset salary arrears. This follows revelations by the A…

[The Herald] Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni yesterday said council was in the habit of making "stupid and costly" decisions as evidenced by the borrowing of a whopping $11 million from a bank to offset salary arrears. This follows revelations by the Auditor-General Mrs Mildred Chiri that council borrowed the money from CABS without Government consent and in violation of the Urban Councils Act.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Debt Collectors Challenge Dismissed

[The Herald] The High Court has dismissed with costs a case in which a Harare woman was challenging the legality of debt collectors. Ms Sheila Chibika, who owes Harare City Council in rates and water charges, argued in her application that debt collect…

[The Herald] The High Court has dismissed with costs a case in which a Harare woman was challenging the legality of debt collectors. Ms Sheila Chibika, who owes Harare City Council in rates and water charges, argued in her application that debt collectors' operations were dubious and should be banned. The court threw out the matter after she failed to prosecute her case within the expected time frames.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Political Analyst Commends Parliament

[Nyasa Times] Chancellor College based Political and Social Commentator, Professor Mustafa Hussein, has described the just ended parliamentary sitting as profitable.

[Nyasa Times] Chancellor College based Political and Social Commentator, Professor Mustafa Hussein, has described the just ended parliamentary sitting as profitable.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Central Wholesale Market Expected to Generate Rs 22 Million As Income Yearly

[Government of Mauritius] The Central Wholesale Market project, to be completed by June 2019, is expected to generate income to the tune of Rs 22 million annually and the market’s implementation cost is estimated at around Rs 370 million. This venture …

[Government of Mauritius] The Central Wholesale Market project, to be completed by June 2019, is expected to generate income to the tune of Rs 22 million annually and the market's implementation cost is estimated at around Rs 370 million. This venture will improve access to markets and provide adequate wholesale and auction facilities, said the Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mr Mahen Kumar Seeruttun, on 4 July 2017 at the National Assembly in reply to a Private Notice Question pertaining to the project.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Separate State From Party Functions, Govt Told

[Nyasa Times] Outspoken Member of Parliament (MP) for Salima North West Jessie Kabwila (Malawi Congress Party-MCP) has faulted the government for putting the portrait of President Peter Mutharika and a dorminant blue, a colour politically associated wi…

[Nyasa Times] Outspoken Member of Parliament (MP) for Salima North West Jessie Kabwila (Malawi Congress Party-MCP) has faulted the government for putting the portrait of President Peter Mutharika and a dorminant blue, a colour politically associated with the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), on the special cloth for 53 d Independence anniversary.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Lungu Warns of ‘Sabotage’ After Fire Razes Biggest Market

[News24Wire] Zambian President Edgar Lungu has vowed to take “stringent action” against those he suspected of having caused an inferno that razed the biggest market place in the capital Lusaka on Tuesday, reports say.

[News24Wire] Zambian President Edgar Lungu has vowed to take "stringent action" against those he suspected of having caused an inferno that razed the biggest market place in the capital Lusaka on Tuesday, reports say.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

U.S Transparency Bill to Expose Illicit Funds From Nigeria, Others

[Premium Times] A corporate transparency bill introduced in the U.S. Congress last week will force disclosure of Nigerians and other nationals who run shell companies registered in the United States.

[Premium Times] A corporate transparency bill introduced in the U.S. Congress last week will force disclosure of Nigerians and other nationals who run shell companies registered in the United States.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Catholic Bishops Demand Action On Secret Debt

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican Catholic Church has added its voice to those demanding that the debts of the security-related companies Ematum (Mozambique Tuna Company), Proindicus and MAM (Mozambique Asset Management) be declard unconstitutional.

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican Catholic Church has added its voice to those demanding that the debts of the security-related companies Ematum (Mozambique Tuna Company), Proindicus and MAM (Mozambique Asset Management) be declard unconstitutional.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique