‘Let Market Determine Bond Note Value’

[The Herald] Zimbabwean monetary authorities should let the market determine the true value of the bond note currency to curb its externalisation and in turn reduce cash shortages, a leading economist has said.

[The Herald] Zimbabwean monetary authorities should let the market determine the true value of the bond note currency to curb its externalisation and in turn reduce cash shortages, a leading economist has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Experts Hail Amendment Number 1 Bill Passage

[The Herald] The amendment to the Constitution to allow the President to appoint the Chief Justice is a welcome development and is in line with international best practices, legal experts said yesterday. The lawyers said the amendment was not unique to…

[The Herald] The amendment to the Constitution to allow the President to appoint the Chief Justice is a welcome development and is in line with international best practices, legal experts said yesterday. The lawyers said the amendment was not unique to Zimbabwe as in other jurisdictions like the United States, South Africa and Kenya, the President played a significant part in appointment of senior judicial officers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Families of Capsized Ship Victims Demand Answers

[VOA] Thirty-two people, most of them soldiers with Cameroon’s elite Rapid Intervention Battalion, remain unaccounted for after their ship capsized off the coast of the Bakassi Peninsula over a week ago. Relatives of the missing are demanding answers.

[VOA] Thirty-two people, most of them soldiers with Cameroon's elite Rapid Intervention Battalion, remain unaccounted for after their ship capsized off the coast of the Bakassi Peninsula over a week ago. Relatives of the missing are demanding answers.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

200,000 Litres of Raw Materials for Drugs Seized in Dar

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Drugs Control and Enforcement Authority (Dcea) yesterday seized 10 containers laden with over 200,000 litres of precursor chemicals and ethanol (ethyl alcohol).

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Drugs Control and Enforcement Authority (Dcea) yesterday seized 10 containers laden with over 200,000 litres of precursor chemicals and ethanol (ethyl alcohol).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

State Capture Risks ’10-Year Disaster’ – Former Finance Minister

[News24Wire] Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has criticised those sitting on the fence and allowing state capture to continue crippling the country’s economy.

[News24Wire] Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has criticised those sitting on the fence and allowing state capture to continue crippling the country's economy.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UN Warns Peace at Risk

[VOA] A new bout of violence in the Central African Republic, where two Moroccan peacekeepers were killed Tuesday, risks derailing years of efforts to restore a fragile stability, the United Nations warned Wednesday.

[VOA] A new bout of violence in the Central African Republic, where two Moroccan peacekeepers were killed Tuesday, risks derailing years of efforts to restore a fragile stability, the United Nations warned Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Spears Drawn as Kenyatta and Odinga Battle for Maasai Vote

[Nation] The battle for the critical Maasai vote between President Uhuru Kenyatta and his main challenger Raila Odinga in the August 8 General Election is expected to be influenced by three critical issues: Land rights, Mau Forest and clan politics.

[Nation] The battle for the critical Maasai vote between President Uhuru Kenyatta and his main challenger Raila Odinga in the August 8 General Election is expected to be influenced by three critical issues: Land rights, Mau Forest and clan politics.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya