Cabinet Approves National Railways Recapitalisation Programme

[New Zimbabwe] CABINET has approved the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ)’s recapitalisation programme which will see the ailing parastatal going into the market to source funding through technical partners and institutional investors.

[New Zimbabwe] CABINET has approved the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ)'s recapitalisation programme which will see the ailing parastatal going into the market to source funding through technical partners and institutional investors.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

London-Based Nkhutabasa Invited to Speak At Finland Business Conference

[Nyasa Times] London based entrepreneur and African affairs consultant James Woods-Nkhutabasa will be heading to Finland in May to answer to an invitation which the Springboard Afro-Nordic Business Platform has extended to him to speak at the conference.

[Nyasa Times] London based entrepreneur and African affairs consultant James Woods-Nkhutabasa will be heading to Finland in May to answer to an invitation which the Springboard Afro-Nordic Business Platform has extended to him to speak at the conference.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Elections Body Conducts Biometric Voter Registration Tests

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission yesterday conducted field tests at Mabvuku High School for the Biometric Voter Registration kits from the two companies bidding to supply the kits ahead of next year’s harmonised elections.

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission yesterday conducted field tests at Mabvuku High School for the Biometric Voter Registration kits from the two companies bidding to supply the kits ahead of next year's harmonised elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Hwange Residents Cry Foul

[The Herald] Hwange residents have urged Government to exempt them from paying radio and television licence fees since their area does not receive Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) radio and television signals.

[The Herald] Hwange residents have urged Government to exempt them from paying radio and television licence fees since their area does not receive Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) radio and television signals.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

U.S.$20 Million Facility for Bulawayo Firms

[The Herald] GOVERNMENT, through the ministries of Industry and Mines, will this week unveil nearly $20 million funding facility meant to capacitate three Bulawayo-based companies to manufacture equipment for small-scale miners.

[The Herald] GOVERNMENT, through the ministries of Industry and Mines, will this week unveil nearly $20 million funding facility meant to capacitate three Bulawayo-based companies to manufacture equipment for small-scale miners.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Sub-Sahara Set for 2,5% Growth Rebound

[The Herald] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to record a rebound in growth of 2,5 percent in 2017 that will be barely sufficient enough to deliver any per capita income gains.

[The Herald] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to record a rebound in growth of 2,5 percent in 2017 that will be barely sufficient enough to deliver any per capita income gains.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kipyegon, Obiri Lead 1500m Field in Eugene

[Capital FM] Eugene, United States -Olympic 1500m champion Faith Kipyegon and 5000m silver medalist Hellen Obiri will lead a stellar 1500m field at this year’s Prefontaine Classic on 27 May which could see the most sub-four-minute times ever recorded a…

[Capital FM] Eugene, United States -Olympic 1500m champion Faith Kipyegon and 5000m silver medalist Hellen Obiri will lead a stellar 1500m field at this year's Prefontaine Classic on 27 May which could see the most sub-four-minute times ever recorded at the IAAF Diamond League meeting.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

We Should Strive to Reach Elite Level – Athletics Association

[The Herald] NATIONAL Athletics Association of Zimbabwe president Tendai Tagara says they still have a long way to go in terms of producing the quality that can compete at some of the world’s top marathons.

[The Herald] NATIONAL Athletics Association of Zimbabwe president Tendai Tagara says they still have a long way to go in terms of producing the quality that can compete at some of the world's top marathons.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Chaos in Homa Bay As Governor Awiti Declared ODM Winner

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Police fired shots in the air to quell chaos that erupted in Homa Bay following the declaration of incumbent Governor Cyprian Awiti winner in the Orange Democratic Movement nominations.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Police fired shots in the air to quell chaos that erupted in Homa Bay following the declaration of incumbent Governor Cyprian Awiti winner in the Orange Democratic Movement nominations.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya