Lungu Will Undertake Foreign Trips to Woo Investment – Report

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu will undertake foreign trips and attend high-level summits as that gives Zambia an opportunity to woo foreign investment to enhance her economic diversification agenda, Parliament heard yesterday.

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu will undertake foreign trips and attend high-level summits as that gives Zambia an opportunity to woo foreign investment to enhance her economic diversification agenda, Parliament heard yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Bid for Second Appeal Against Teek Acquittal

[Namibian] THE state should be allowed to appeal against the acquittal of retired Supreme Court judge Pio Teek on four of the charges on which he stood trial in the High Court between 2006 and the end of 2010, a senior prosecutor argued in the Windhoek…

[Namibian] THE state should be allowed to appeal against the acquittal of retired Supreme Court judge Pio Teek on four of the charges on which he stood trial in the High Court between 2006 and the end of 2010, a senior prosecutor argued in the Windhoek High Court yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Minister Chidhakwa to Appoint Mining Parastatals’ Heads

[The Herald] Mines and Mining Development Minister Walter Chidhakwa has assured Parliament he will appoint heads of boards for Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) and Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ). Professor Francis Gudyang…

[The Herald] Mines and Mining Development Minister Walter Chidhakwa has assured Parliament he will appoint heads of boards for Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) and Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ). Professor Francis Gudyanga, the Mines and Mining Development Secretary, chairs the boards of the two parastatals.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Diamond Output Declines

[The Herald] Tinashe Makichi -ZIMBABWE’s diamond production declined by 62 percent to 924 388 carats since January this year due to court cases filed by evicted miners resisting Government’s decision to consolidate the sector.Production of the precious…

[The Herald] Tinashe Makichi -ZIMBABWE's diamond production declined by 62 percent to 924 388 carats since January this year due to court cases filed by evicted miners resisting Government's decision to consolidate the sector.Production of the precious mineral totalled 3,2 million carats in 2015, but has been negatively impacted this year by ongoing court cases where two miners are objecting to consolidation of the industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

We Won’t Repay Mugabe Loans – Opposition

[New Zimbabwe] THE opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has warned that Zimbabwe, post-President Robert Mugabe, will refuse to pay loans currently being extended to the veteran leader’s “corrupt and ruthless” regime.

[New Zimbabwe] THE opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) has warned that Zimbabwe, post-President Robert Mugabe, will refuse to pay loans currently being extended to the veteran leader's "corrupt and ruthless" regime.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘National Budget Must Boost Production’

[The Herald] Finance and Economic Development Minister presents the 2017 National Budget in the House of Assembly tomorrow and economists expect decisive action on Government expenditure, corruption and measures to stimulate production.Economic analyst…

[The Herald] Finance and Economic Development Minister presents the 2017 National Budget in the House of Assembly tomorrow and economists expect decisive action on Government expenditure, corruption and measures to stimulate production.Economic analysts said Minister Chinamasa faces a challenging situation in attempting to balance between ballooning Government expenditure against dwindling fiscal space.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

FKF Opts Out of Mediation Over League Impasse

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Football Kenya Federation has opted out of mediation with the Kenyan Premier League limited to resolve the impasse over the expansion of the top-tier league to an 18-team format.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Football Kenya Federation has opted out of mediation with the Kenyan Premier League limited to resolve the impasse over the expansion of the top-tier league to an 18-team format.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘ARVs Reduce HIV Transmission By 50%’

[The Herald] OVER half of HIV-positive people in Zimbabwe taking anti-retroviral drugs have lesser chances of transmitting the virus to their partners, a survey has revealed.The study, officially known as the Zimbabwe Population Based Impact Assessment…

[The Herald] OVER half of HIV-positive people in Zimbabwe taking anti-retroviral drugs have lesser chances of transmitting the virus to their partners, a survey has revealed.The study, officially known as the Zimbabwe Population Based Impact Assessment (Zimphia), also showed that an estimated 1, 2 million people were HIV positive, down from 1,4 million estimated in the last survey.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Under-20 Team Eyes Cosafa Championship

[The Herald] Zimbabwe will look to regain the COSAFA Under-20 Championship crown they last won in 2007 when they enter this year’s soccer tournament in South Africa as one of the favourites.The Young Warriors have been one of the the most successful te…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe will look to regain the COSAFA Under-20 Championship crown they last won in 2007 when they enter this year's soccer tournament in South Africa as one of the favourites.The Young Warriors have been one of the the most successful teams in the history of the competition with six wins. Their last triumph came in 2007 when they beat then hosts South Africa 3-0 in the final.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe