Immigration Tightens Security

[The Herald] The Department of Immigration is set to introduce eyeris scanning machines to curb counterfeit travelling documents and beef up security to counter acts of terrorism at all the country’s exit and entry points.Speaking at the Awards of Exce…

[The Herald] The Department of Immigration is set to introduce eyeris scanning machines to curb counterfeit travelling documents and beef up security to counter acts of terrorism at all the country's exit and entry points.Speaking at the Awards of Excellency for the Department of Immigration recently, Principal Immigration Director Mr Clemence Masango, said the department had been undergoing a restructuring exercise since 2007. He said they had so far registered a number of successes, which included the computerisation

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

City Hornets in Control

[The Herald] CITY Hornets are holding the Harare Basketball Men’s A League spellbound on their return to elite competition and have finished the first round, unbeaten and at the top of the log table.But their coach Talent Marembe has demanded more from…

[The Herald] CITY Hornets are holding the Harare Basketball Men's A League spellbound on their return to elite competition and have finished the first round, unbeaten and at the top of the log table.But their coach Talent Marembe has demanded more from his charges in the second round of the fixtures.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

#BankChargesMustFall, Case for Financial Inclusion

[The Herald] Last week, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr John Mangudya announced the slashing of bank charges, a cause celebre among the transacting public.The new charges have been put at one percent of an amount withdrawn at an automated teller m…

[The Herald] Last week, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr John Mangudya announced the slashing of bank charges, a cause celebre among the transacting public.The new charges have been put at one percent of an amount withdrawn at an automated teller machine (ATM) and 1,25 percent for withdrawals over the counter.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Property Destroyed As Fire Burns Nick Salat’s Kericho House

[Nation] A multi-million shilling house belonging Kanu secretary-general Nick Salat burnt to the ground on Thursday night in a fire which has been blamed on an electric fault.

[Nation] A multi-million shilling house belonging Kanu secretary-general Nick Salat burnt to the ground on Thursday night in a fire which has been blamed on an electric fault.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Yar’Adua, Jonathan Blew U.S.$67 Billion – El-Rufai

[Daily Trust] Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai yesterday accused the administrations of former presidents, late Umar Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan of “blowing” $40bn foreign reserve and $27bn excess crude account left by the administration of form…

[Daily Trust] Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai yesterday accused the administrations of former presidents, late Umar Yar'Adua and Goodluck Jonathan of "blowing" $40bn foreign reserve and $27bn excess crude account left by the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

DRC Orders Social Networks Shut as Kabila’s Term Expires

[East African] Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have ordered that social networks including Facebook and WhatsApp be blocked soon before President Joseph Kabila’s mandate expires, three internet providers said Thursday.

[East African] Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have ordered that social networks including Facebook and WhatsApp be blocked soon before President Joseph Kabila's mandate expires, three internet providers said Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Masvingo – Time to Crack the Whip

[The Herald] It’s all gold, green, red and black — the revolutionary colours of the ruling Zanu-PF — in the ancient city of Masvingo, where the party is holding its 16th Annual People’s Conference.Business is at a standstill.

[The Herald] It's all gold, green, red and black -- the revolutionary colours of the ruling Zanu-PF -- in the ancient city of Masvingo, where the party is holding its 16th Annual People's Conference.Business is at a standstill.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe