We Will Scrap The Bond Note, Adopt Rand – Opposition

[New Zimbabwe] MDC Alliance will scrap the bond note and join the Rand monetary Union as part of its measures to stabilize the economy and build investor confidence in the country, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader has said.

[New Zimbabwe] MDC Alliance will scrap the bond note and join the Rand monetary Union as part of its measures to stabilize the economy and build investor confidence in the country, People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Second Round Required for Nampula By-Election

[AIM] It has been confirmed that no candidate in the by-election in the northern city of Nampula, held on 24 January, received more than half of the votes cast, and there must therefore be a second round.

[AIM] It has been confirmed that no candidate in the by-election in the northern city of Nampula, held on 24 January, received more than half of the votes cast, and there must therefore be a second round.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Is Buhari Still the Man of the People?

[Leadership] The letter by former President Olusegun Obasanjo asking President Muhammad Buhari not to contest the 2019 election is one of the most misinterpreted missives in the Nigerian political climate.

[Leadership] The letter by former President Olusegun Obasanjo asking President Muhammad Buhari not to contest the 2019 election is one of the most misinterpreted missives in the Nigerian political climate.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt to Train Farmers On Irrigation

[The Herald] Government will soon be training farmers who benefited under the Pedstock Centre Pivot Irrigation loan facility on the operation, maintenance and management of their irrigation equipment. The training, which is being conducted by the Depar…

[The Herald] Government will soon be training farmers who benefited under the Pedstock Centre Pivot Irrigation loan facility on the operation, maintenance and management of their irrigation equipment. The training, which is being conducted by the Department of Irrigation Development, will be carried out in all provinces. In a statement yesterday, the department revealedthat only farmers who benefited from the facility should attend the workshops.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Seeks Parliament’s Approval for Tsvangirai Pension

[New Zimbabwe] Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has moved with speed to amend the 2018 budget statement presented late last year before Parliament to incorporate President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s desire to pay former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai a g…

[New Zimbabwe] Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has moved with speed to amend the 2018 budget statement presented late last year before Parliament to incorporate President Emmerson Mnangagwa's desire to pay former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai a gratuity and pension.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

January Disease Kills 2 000 Cattle

[The Herald] At least 2 000 cattle have died of January disease, also known as Theileriosis – a tick-borne disease common between December and March – with Government is urging farmers to intensify dipping of their livestock as a prevention measure. Go…

[The Herald] At least 2 000 cattle have died of January disease, also known as Theileriosis - a tick-borne disease common between December and March - with Government is urging farmers to intensify dipping of their livestock as a prevention measure. Government has also intensified awareness campaigns in affected areas that include Goromonzi, Bindura, Chegutu and Chivhu.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Six Vocational Colleges Turned Into Centres of Excellence

[Monitor] Kampala -Government through Education Ministry has entered into a formal agreement with six vocational colleges to be turned into centres of excellence. Two of which are skills development projects and four are Albertine Sustainable Developme…

[Monitor] Kampala -Government through Education Ministry has entered into a formal agreement with six vocational colleges to be turned into centres of excellence. Two of which are skills development projects and four are Albertine Sustainable Development Projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda