Govt Sets Up Quake Committee

[The Herald] Government has set a task team comprising experts to assess the country’s state of preparedness to earthquakes and the capacity of the Meteorological Services Department to carry out its mandate.

[The Herald] Government has set a task team comprising experts to assess the country's state of preparedness to earthquakes and the capacity of the Meteorological Services Department to carry out its mandate.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Stop the Rot in Parastatals!

[The Herald] Sometimes one wonders if corruption in Government institutions will ever end. And whether corporate governance will ever work in Zimbabwe. How about institutions that are in place to fight corruption, are they there to fight graft or to ex…

[The Herald] Sometimes one wonders if corruption in Government institutions will ever end. And whether corporate governance will ever work in Zimbabwe. How about institutions that are in place to fight corruption, are they there to fight graft or to exacerbate it? Do people get into public institutions to help in the country's development or to line their pockets? These are serious questions, answers to which, have remained elusive.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Driving Comes With Responsibility

[The Herald] The nation has once again been plunged into mourning following the death of an unconfirmed number of people in a traffic accident along Masvingo road on Wednesday night. The accident involved a haulage truck and a Proliner bus which was go…

[The Herald] The nation has once again been plunged into mourning following the death of an unconfirmed number of people in a traffic accident along Masvingo road on Wednesday night. The accident involved a haulage truck and a Proliner bus which was going to South Africa. The two vehicles reportedly side-swiped before the bus burst into flames by Nyamatikiti River near Chaka.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Seed Firms’ Contribution to Command Agriculture Vital

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has just come off the back of a good rainfall season. We must therefore acknowledge and applaud all our farmers — commercial, communal and urban — for responding to the blessing of good rainfall to grow the excellent crops we ar…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has just come off the back of a good rainfall season. We must therefore acknowledge and applaud all our farmers -- commercial, communal and urban -- for responding to the blessing of good rainfall to grow the excellent crops we are seeing throughout the country. We also applaud the Government for initiating Command Agriculture which has immensely contributed to high yields this season.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tuku Headlines Sama UK Fest

[The Herald] Zimbabwe’s renowned musician and cultural icon Oliver Tuku Mtukudzi is set to headline the 2017 edition of the annual Southern Africa Music and Arts Festival (Sama) hosted by Y2K Entertainment. He will perform on April 14 and 15.

[The Herald] Zimbabwe's renowned musician and cultural icon Oliver Tuku Mtukudzi is set to headline the 2017 edition of the annual Southern Africa Music and Arts Festival (Sama) hosted by Y2K Entertainment. He will perform on April 14 and 15.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Releases New Standards for Imported Petroleum Products

[Vanguard] In line with the campaign on reduction of sulphur content of fuels imported into Nigeria and other West African countries from Europe, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, has released new approved Nigerian Industrial Standards for petrol…

[Vanguard] In line with the campaign on reduction of sulphur content of fuels imported into Nigeria and other West African countries from Europe, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, has released new approved Nigerian Industrial Standards for petroleum products.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Torture Journalists Highlights Need to Investigate Darfur Chemical Attacks – AI

[Radio Dabanga] London -The torture of two journalists abducted en route to Jebel Marra, in Sudan’s Darfur region, is not only a grave affront to press freedom, but also proof the Sudanese authorities have something to hide in the region, said Amnesty …

[Radio Dabanga] London -The torture of two journalists abducted en route to Jebel Marra, in Sudan's Darfur region, is not only a grave affront to press freedom, but also proof the Sudanese authorities have something to hide in the region, said Amnesty International today ahead of the airing of a film detailing their harrowing six-week ordeal.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

50 Nigerians Deported From Eight European Countries

[Vanguard] Fifty Nigerians were, yesterday, deported from eight European countries over what the Department of State Services, DSS, airport command said were immigration and drug-related offences.

[Vanguard] Fifty Nigerians were, yesterday, deported from eight European countries over what the Department of State Services, DSS, airport command said were immigration and drug-related offences.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bank Teller Fired Over U.S.$8

[The Herald] A bank teller is fighting expulsion from employment over allegations of stealing $8 from a client. Robert Chiwanza, who was employed at FBC Bank Limited’s Victoria Falls Branch, was shown the door after the closed circuit television footag…

[The Herald] A bank teller is fighting expulsion from employment over allegations of stealing $8 from a client. Robert Chiwanza, who was employed at FBC Bank Limited's Victoria Falls Branch, was shown the door after the closed circuit television footage proved that he had not given a client $8 change. Chiwanza was presented with a $20 note by a client who wanted to deposit $12.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

BVR Kits Challenge Deemed ‘Not Urgent’

[The Herald] The case in which MDC-T was seeking an order to stop the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) from surrendering the procurement of biometric voter registration kits to the State Procurement Board has been removed from the urgent roll. The o…

[The Herald] The case in which MDC-T was seeking an order to stop the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) from surrendering the procurement of biometric voter registration kits to the State Procurement Board has been removed from the urgent roll. The opposition party last week filed an urgent chamber application in the High Court in a bid to stop ZEC from using SPB to procure biometric voter registration kits.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe