Imports Ban – Tonic for Economic Recovery

[The Herald] Despite initial resistance from cross-border traders and opposition political parties to Statutory Instrument 64 of 2016, there is evidence and creeping appreciation of a slow upturn in the fortunes of the local manufacturing sector. In so…

[The Herald] Despite initial resistance from cross-border traders and opposition political parties to Statutory Instrument 64 of 2016, there is evidence and creeping appreciation of a slow upturn in the fortunes of the local manufacturing sector. In some cases, capacity utilisation is back to 100 percent in a space of less than half a year. Some companies are even casting their sights over Zimbabwe's borders into the regional market for their products. One such organisation worth mentioning, among many, is Chloride Zim

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

We Can Help Tourists to Have Memorable Tanzania Stay

[Daily News] MY friend Max is bugging me again, this time about tourism. Except he would like to see tourists given an information brochure before they land in the country, telling them what to expect and how to make their stay enjoyable.

[Daily News] MY friend Max is bugging me again, this time about tourism. Except he would like to see tourists given an information brochure before they land in the country, telling them what to expect and how to make their stay enjoyable.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Olympian Stone Pounces At Leopard Creek

[Sascoc] He gave the belly of the sculpture of a young leopard about to make a kill a tickle as he passed it on the 16th tee on Sunday, and it was if Brandon Stone recognised the golfing predator in himself as he won the Alfred Dunhill Championship at …

[Sascoc] He gave the belly of the sculpture of a young leopard about to make a kill a tickle as he passed it on the 16th tee on Sunday, and it was if Brandon Stone recognised the golfing predator in himself as he won the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek by a yawning seven strokes.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Chaos Rocks Harare Council Offices

[The Herald] IN yet another circus at Town House, Harare City Council has taken a decision to “discipline” acting town clerk Mrs Josephine Ncube by rejecting all documents and committee resolutions she took part in while on suspension. Mayor Councillor…

[The Herald] IN yet another circus at Town House, Harare City Council has taken a decision to "discipline" acting town clerk Mrs Josephine Ncube by rejecting all documents and committee resolutions she took part in while on suspension. Mayor Councillor Bernard Manyenyeni on November 4 this year suspended Mrs Ncube after an audit by the Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing revealed council officials continued to earn obscene salaries.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Minister Denies Bigotry As Matebeleland Provinces Get Least Beam Funds

[New Zimbabwe] BULAWAYO and the two Matabeleland provinces have been allocated the least amount of funds among the country’s 10 provinces whose Ordinary and Advanced Level students had their exam fees paid through the government administered Basic Educ…

[New Zimbabwe] BULAWAYO and the two Matabeleland provinces have been allocated the least amount of funds among the country's 10 provinces whose Ordinary and Advanced Level students had their exam fees paid through the government administered Basic Education Assistance Module (BEAM) in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

How Detectives Unveiled Shs730 Million Fraud in DFCU Bank

[Monitor] Kampala -In March 2013, auditors discovered that Shs730 million was missing at dfcu bank and the bank managers reported the matter to Special Investigations Unit (SIU) at Kireka, a Kampala suburb.

[Monitor] Kampala -In March 2013, auditors discovered that Shs730 million was missing at dfcu bank and the bank managers reported the matter to Special Investigations Unit (SIU) at Kireka, a Kampala suburb.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Dicing With Debt After 2016

[The Herald] January disease is still several festive stopovers away but many Zimbabweans are already drowning in debt. According to recent reports, an overwhelming majority is dicing with debt, stretched out of means, into mortal fear of the next phon…

[The Herald] January disease is still several festive stopovers away but many Zimbabweans are already drowning in debt. According to recent reports, an overwhelming majority is dicing with debt, stretched out of means, into mortal fear of the next phone call. Around these poor folks, the vicious web is forever twisting and swelling because using a fox to chase out a hyena, for many, means finding a new creditor to ward off another. Relationships, that China section of the plastic economy, are becoming collateral damage

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Harare Firm to Build Complex

[The Herald] Harare East Community Share Ownership Trust (CSOT) is set to construct a multi-purpose home industry complex for small to medium enterprises in Mabvuku. The move is meant to economically empower residents in home-based industries. The home…

[The Herald] Harare East Community Share Ownership Trust (CSOT) is set to construct a multi-purpose home industry complex for small to medium enterprises in Mabvuku. The move is meant to economically empower residents in home-based industries. The home industry complex would comprise workshops and stalls. It will benefit people from Mabvuku, Tafara and Highlands. CSOT administrator Mr Tawanda Mandizha told The Herald last week construction of the home industry would go a long way in formalising the small and medium ent

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Army Embarrassed Us On Kasese Killings – Senior Military Officer

[Monitor] Kampala -A senior military officer has denounced the army and police’s attack on the Rwenzururu Kingdom palace as an operational “blunder where soldiers went on a killing spree and committed murder”.

[Monitor] Kampala -A senior military officer has denounced the army and police's attack on the Rwenzururu Kingdom palace as an operational "blunder where soldiers went on a killing spree and committed murder".

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

African Sustainable Devt Goals Centre Launch for January

[New Times] As part of the commitments to support rapid progress of Africa’s sustainable development and the full achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, African and global leaders in government, business, academia and civil society will meet…

[New Times] As part of the commitments to support rapid progress of Africa's sustainable development and the full achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, African and global leaders in government, business, academia and civil society will meet in January next year for the official launch of the Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa (SDGC/A) headquarters in Kigali.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda