Elections Body Prepares For 2018 Polls

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has started preparations for the 2018 harmonised elections by submitting its election budget to Treasury for consideration ahead of the 2017 national budget presentation.The commission met over 35 politica…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has started preparations for the 2018 harmonised elections by submitting its election budget to Treasury for consideration ahead of the 2017 national budget presentation.The commission met over 35 political parties in Harare on Monday where it indicated preparations for the 2018 elections were already underway. ZEC and the political parties also agreed on creating nine sub-committees.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Hailstorm Destroys Crops

[The Herald] Patrick Chitumba -FARMERS at Sherwood Block, Kwekwe, lost about 350 hectares of crops following a hailstorm that hit the area on Sunday afternoon. The block in which Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s farm is also located, has a total of …

[The Herald] Patrick Chitumba -FARMERS at Sherwood Block, Kwekwe, lost about 350 hectares of crops following a hailstorm that hit the area on Sunday afternoon. The block in which Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's farm is also located, has a total of 2 500 hectares of irrigable land.Farmers from the area export produce such as paprika and flowers earning the country the much needed foreign currency.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘We’ll Engage Finance Ministry Over Money Owed to Media Houses’

[Times of Zambia] INFORMATION and Broadcasting Services Minister Kampamba Mulenga has said she will engage the Ministry of Finance to act on the debt that Government ministries owe public media institutions.

[Times of Zambia] INFORMATION and Broadcasting Services Minister Kampamba Mulenga has said she will engage the Ministry of Finance to act on the debt that Government ministries owe public media institutions.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

University Increases Tuition Fees for 2017

[Namibian] THE University of Namibia will increase tuition fees for 2017 by 5%, a 2,5% less than this year’s increase margin. Unam spokesperson Edwin Tjiramba said in a media release that the increase was approved at a special university council meetin…

[Namibian] THE University of Namibia will increase tuition fees for 2017 by 5%, a 2,5% less than this year's increase margin. Unam spokesperson Edwin Tjiramba said in a media release that the increase was approved at a special university council meeting held on 29 November.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

100,000 Bags of Fertiliser Withheld

[Times of Zambia] MORE than 100,000 bags of fertiliser under the Farmer Input Support Programme for Central Province have been withheld waiting for the delivery of seed which has delayed.

[Times of Zambia] MORE than 100,000 bags of fertiliser under the Farmer Input Support Programme for Central Province have been withheld waiting for the delivery of seed which has delayed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia