Black Tobacco Farmers Producing More Than Whites – VP Mnangagwa

[New Zimbabwe] Acting President Emmerson Mnangagwa has once again defended the chaotic land reform programme boasting that black tobacco farmers are now producing more of the golden leaf than the white commercial farmers during the colonial era.

[New Zimbabwe] Acting President Emmerson Mnangagwa has once again defended the chaotic land reform programme boasting that black tobacco farmers are now producing more of the golden leaf than the white commercial farmers during the colonial era.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ministers Clash Over Taxes On Soda, Sweets

[Observer] Two ministers in the ministry of Health on Wednesday evening ganged up against the minister of state for Planning, David Bahati, to defeat a proposal to scrap and reduce taxes on sugar confectioneries and non-alcoholic drinks.

[Observer] Two ministers in the ministry of Health on Wednesday evening ganged up against the minister of state for Planning, David Bahati, to defeat a proposal to scrap and reduce taxes on sugar confectioneries and non-alcoholic drinks.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Shs 568 Billion Signature Shows That We Reap What We Sow

[Observer] A former minister of Energy and Mineral Development has told parliament’s committee on Commissions, State Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase) that she signed oil production and sharing agreements on behalf of the Uganda government wit…

[Observer] A former minister of Energy and Mineral Development has told parliament's committee on Commissions, State Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase) that she signed oil production and sharing agreements on behalf of the Uganda government without first reading through them.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

European Union to Increase Investments in the Continent

[Observer] At celebrations to mark the 60th European Union (EU) day, the head of the EU delegation in Uganda, Kristian Schmidt, announced that the economic bloc’s investments in Africa will increase to over ?44 billion by 2020.

[Observer] At celebrations to mark the 60th European Union (EU) day, the head of the EU delegation in Uganda, Kristian Schmidt, announced that the economic bloc's investments in Africa will increase to over ?44 billion by 2020.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Insurance Firms Eye Govt Assets

[Observer] After this month, about 800 insurance professionals from all over the world will gather in Uganda to begin discussions on how to improve insurance penetration in sub-Saharan Africa.

[Observer] After this month, about 800 insurance professionals from all over the world will gather in Uganda to begin discussions on how to improve insurance penetration in sub-Saharan Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

I Stand By My Decision to Reshuffle Northern Cape Cabinet – Premier

[News24Wire] Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas has defended her decision to reshuffle her Cabinet, despite widespread criticism from the ANC nationally, in the province and from alliance partners.

[News24Wire] Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas has defended her decision to reshuffle her Cabinet, despite widespread criticism from the ANC nationally, in the province and from alliance partners.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Former ANC Treasurer Open to Leading Ruling Party

[News24Wire] Former ANC treasurer Mathews Phosa says he is willing to throw his hat in the ring for the presidential race but will only do so if he is supported by strong, incorruptible leaders.

[News24Wire] Former ANC treasurer Mathews Phosa says he is willing to throw his hat in the ring for the presidential race but will only do so if he is supported by strong, incorruptible leaders.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

One Year Later, Challenges Weigh Museveni Down

[Observer] When President Museveni took oath to serve another five years on May 12 last year, a kilogram of maize flour was retailing at Shs 1,200 while the dollar was trad- ing at Shs 3,350 against the shilling.

[Observer] When President Museveni took oath to serve another five years on May 12 last year, a kilogram of maize flour was retailing at Shs 1,200 while the dollar was trad- ing at Shs 3,350 against the shilling.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda