Education Chaos Due to Inept Communication – Minister

[New Zimbabwe] THE new curriculum “is a great document” that has not been sold right, Primary and Secondary Education Minister Lazarus Dokora told parliament this Thursday.

[New Zimbabwe] THE new curriculum "is a great document" that has not been sold right, Primary and Secondary Education Minister Lazarus Dokora told parliament this Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Applauded for Ratifying Information Bill

[Nyasa Times] The country’s media fraternity and opposition political groupings have applauded President Peter Mutharika for assenting to the much awaited Access to Information (ATI) bill into law months after it was approved by Parliament.

[Nyasa Times] The country's media fraternity and opposition political groupings have applauded President Peter Mutharika for assenting to the much awaited Access to Information (ATI) bill into law months after it was approved by Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Kenyan Couple’s Dream Wedding – From $1 Wedding to a Lavish $35,000 Ceremony

[This is Africa] The Kenyan couple who spent $1 on their first wedding renewed their vows in a lavish colorful ceremony which cost an estimated $35,000 and the couple may well be in contention for the wedding of the year award. The wedding was funded b…

[This is Africa] The Kenyan couple who spent $1 on their first wedding renewed their vows in a lavish colorful ceremony which cost an estimated $35,000 and the couple may well be in contention for the wedding of the year award. The wedding was funded by well-wishers after their story went viral on social media and Kenyan people and companies offered to give the couple their dream wedding on Valentine's Day.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Gloomy Prospects for Tourism

[Financial Gazette] ANALYSTS have warned that Zimbabwe’s tourism industry is unlikely to grow this year, with a number of factors combining to undermine growth.

[Financial Gazette] ANALYSTS have warned that Zimbabwe's tourism industry is unlikely to grow this year, with a number of factors combining to undermine growth.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Current Account Deficit to Narrow – Report

[Financial Gazette] A LONDON-BASED research firm has predicted an improvement in the country’s current account deficit this year, forecasting a surge in export earnings during the calendar and an improved liquidity position following major monetary ref…

[Financial Gazette] A LONDON-BASED research firm has predicted an improvement in the country's current account deficit this year, forecasting a surge in export earnings during the calendar and an improved liquidity position following major monetary reforms that ushered in a new currency in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Firms Fight National Revenue Authority Garnishee Orders

[Financial Gazette] LAST month, the Supreme Court overturned a High Court order lifting a US$20 million garnishee order that the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) had placed on Packers International Private Limited, a fast foods and retail business co…

[Financial Gazette] LAST month, the Supreme Court overturned a High Court order lifting a US$20 million garnishee order that the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) had placed on Packers International Private Limited, a fast foods and retail business concern which owns Chicken Slice, Pizza Slice and Creamy Slice.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Public Trial Resumes in Slain Muslim Clerics Case

[Independent (Kampala)] The Public hearing of the murder case against 14 people alleged to have plotted murders of Muslim clerics across the country has resumed Wednesday with Detective AIP Geoffrey Ntende attached to Counter Terrorism Unit testifying.

[Independent (Kampala)] The Public hearing of the murder case against 14 people alleged to have plotted murders of Muslim clerics across the country has resumed Wednesday with Detective AIP Geoffrey Ntende attached to Counter Terrorism Unit testifying.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda