Namdia Denies Underselling Gems

[Namibian] NAMIB Desert Diamonds (Namdia) denied selling the country’s diamonds cheaply to Dubai, claiming that they sold two parcels for N$376 million this year.

[Namibian] NAMIB Desert Diamonds (Namdia) denied selling the country's diamonds cheaply to Dubai, claiming that they sold two parcels for N$376 million this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Samia Rails At Laxity in Revenue Collection

[Daily News] Mwanza -Vice president Samia Suluhu Hassan has underscored the need for councils to collect property tax as own sources of revenue instead of complaining about shortages of budgetary funds, a situation that stymies development project impl…

[Daily News] Mwanza -Vice president Samia Suluhu Hassan has underscored the need for councils to collect property tax as own sources of revenue instead of complaining about shortages of budgetary funds, a situation that stymies development project implementation.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Auditor-General’s Office Launches 5-Year Strategic Plan

[The Herald] THE Auditor-General’s Office has unveiled a five-year strategic plan aimed at improving service delivery in public utilities in the country. Chief among the goals of the plan is improving public sector transparency and accountability in se…

[The Herald] THE Auditor-General's Office has unveiled a five-year strategic plan aimed at improving service delivery in public utilities in the country. Chief among the goals of the plan is improving public sector transparency and accountability in service delivery by 2020. Addressing delegates at the launch of the strategic plan in Harare recently, Auditor-General Mrs Mildred Chiri said it would increase accountability.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mzembi Calls for Diaspora Representation

[The Herald] Tichaona Zindoga -Zimbabweans in the Diaspora contribute to development and keenly follow events back home hence it is high time that they got political representation, a senior Government official has said.

[The Herald] Tichaona Zindoga -Zimbabweans in the Diaspora contribute to development and keenly follow events back home hence it is high time that they got political representation, a senior Government official has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Minister Warns Against Cheating in Exams

[Daily News] Zanzibar -People who will be involved in cheating in Zanzibar’s Nationals exams will bear the consequences, the Minister of Education and Vocational Training Ms Riziki Pembe Juma warned Friday when unveiling the timetable for the examination.

[Daily News] Zanzibar -People who will be involved in cheating in Zanzibar's Nationals exams will bear the consequences, the Minister of Education and Vocational Training Ms Riziki Pembe Juma warned Friday when unveiling the timetable for the examination.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Coast Steel Plant Promised Electricity

[Daily News] Pime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has directed the electricity contractor at the Kiluwa Steel Group factory in Coast Region to connect the industry to reliable electricity within 18 days, so that it kicks off operations immediately.

[Daily News] Pime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has directed the electricity contractor at the Kiluwa Steel Group factory in Coast Region to connect the industry to reliable electricity within 18 days, so that it kicks off operations immediately.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

U.S. Worried About Human Rights Abuses

[New Zimbabwe] THE United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe Harry K. Thomas Jr says his government is concerned about Zimbabwe’s deteriorating human rights record due to continued harassment and on-going arrests and detention of civil rights activists.

[New Zimbabwe] THE United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe Harry K. Thomas Jr says his government is concerned about Zimbabwe's deteriorating human rights record due to continued harassment and on-going arrests and detention of civil rights activists.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Gay Marriage Advice Rebuffed

[Daily News] The government has maintained that it will not buy any advice on homosexual and gay marriages since they are against the country’s laws, religious beliefs and cultural norms.

[Daily News] The government has maintained that it will not buy any advice on homosexual and gay marriages since they are against the country's laws, religious beliefs and cultural norms.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania