Taxi Operators Against New Tax

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Union of Drivers and Conductors (ZUDAC) has bemoaned the recent introduction of a presumptive tax on commuter omnibuses by Government, saying it could trigger a hike in targets by operators, putting pressure on drivers.

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Union of Drivers and Conductors (ZUDAC) has bemoaned the recent introduction of a presumptive tax on commuter omnibuses by Government, saying it could trigger a hike in targets by operators, putting pressure on drivers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Lower Taxes Must Be Followed Up With Smaller Government

[Monitor] Finance minister Matia Kasaija today presents revised budget estimates for 2017/2018 cutting the National Budget from Shs30 trillion to Shs28.9 trillion ($ 8.3 billion to $8 billion).

[Monitor] Finance minister Matia Kasaija today presents revised budget estimates for 2017/2018 cutting the National Budget from Shs30 trillion to Shs28.9 trillion ($ 8.3 billion to $8 billion).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

We Won’t Allow Mugabe to Lead From Wheelchair – Opposition

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean opposition parties have vowed that they would not allow President Robert Mugabe to “lead the country from a wheelchair”, and threatened to embark on massive street protests to push the southern African country’s electoral body t…

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean opposition parties have vowed that they would not allow President Robert Mugabe to "lead the country from a wheelchair", and threatened to embark on massive street protests to push the southern African country's electoral body to implement key democratic reforms before the 2018 national elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cash Crisis Hits Govt Schools

[Monitor] Kampala -Several government-aided schools across the country have not received school capitation grants, three weeks to the end of first term.

[Monitor] Kampala -Several government-aided schools across the country have not received school capitation grants, three weeks to the end of first term.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Scores Arrested for ‘Insulting’ Aged Mugabe

[CAJ News] Harare -MORE than 150 Zimbabweans have over the years been arrested for allegedly insulting or undermining the authority of President Robert Mugabe, whom they want to quit. Most of these charges have been thrown out of court because the laws…

[CAJ News] Harare -MORE than 150 Zimbabweans have over the years been arrested for allegedly insulting or undermining the authority of President Robert Mugabe, whom they want to quit. Most of these charges have been thrown out of court because the laws punishing such offences are vague.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Two Men Get Lengthy Jail Terms for Rape

[Nyasa Times] The Phalombe First Grade Magistrate Court on has convicted and sentenced two men to 90 and 114 months imprisonment with hard labour (IHL) respectively on separate defilement charges.

[Nyasa Times] The Phalombe First Grade Magistrate Court on has convicted and sentenced two men to 90 and 114 months imprisonment with hard labour (IHL) respectively on separate defilement charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi