Govt to Lower Taxes

[The Herald] Government will soon lower tax brackets for various economic players as an incentive to encourage investment in the country and grow the tax base. Addressing Zimbabweans and investors in Namibia on Monday where he had accompanied President…

[The Herald] Government will soon lower tax brackets for various economic players as an incentive to encourage investment in the country and grow the tax base. Addressing Zimbabweans and investors in Namibia on Monday where he had accompanied President Mnangagwa on a working visit, Finance and Economic Planning Minister Patrick Chinamasa, conceded the country had a higher tax regime.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

School Term Shortened

[The Herald] THE first school term calendar, which in the past has been 13 weeks, has this year been shortened to 11 weeks. Schools opened on January 9 and will close on March 28, yet in the past schools used to close during the first week of April. Th…

[The Herald] THE first school term calendar, which in the past has been 13 weeks, has this year been shortened to 11 weeks. Schools opened on January 9 and will close on March 28, yet in the past schools used to close during the first week of April. The shortening of the school term was necessitated by the Easter holidays that start on March 30 ending on April 2. The second school term will start on May 9 and ends on August 9 while the third term will begin on September 11 and ends on December 6, both terms having 13 w

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cleric Summoned By SSS for Allegedly Criticising Buhari Speaks

[Premium Times] The cleric who evaded arrest by the State Security Services, SSS in Jos, Monday night said he refused to honour an invitation by the agency because their action was illegal.

[Premium Times] The cleric who evaded arrest by the State Security Services, SSS in Jos, Monday night said he refused to honour an invitation by the agency because their action was illegal.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Private Sector Credit Falls Further

[Daily News] CREDIT to private sector declined in October last year due rise in risk premium associated with increase in non-performing loans and banks’ preference to low risk government securities.

[Daily News] CREDIT to private sector declined in October last year due rise in risk premium associated with increase in non-performing loans and banks' preference to low risk government securities.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Maasai Elders Thank Uhuru for Picking Tobiko to Join Cabinet

[Nation] The Maasai Council of Elders has urged the National Assembly to approve the name of former Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Keriako Tobiko, who was recently appointed to the Cabinet by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

[Nation] The Maasai Council of Elders has urged the National Assembly to approve the name of former Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Keriako Tobiko, who was recently appointed to the Cabinet by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya