Success Comes With Commitment

[The Herald] The year continues to be very promising for Zimbabwe, for it is a year when the nation is coming out of the woods to take its rightful position on the international stage. Mother Nature has been very generous, as the 2016/17 cropping seaso…

[The Herald] The year continues to be very promising for Zimbabwe, for it is a year when the nation is coming out of the woods to take its rightful position on the international stage. Mother Nature has been very generous, as the 2016/17 cropping season saw us getting more than enough rainfall, resulting in bumper harvests for all rain-fed crops.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Electoral Agency Under Pressure to Name Ballots Printer

[Nation] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is under pressure not only to name a universally acceptable company to print ballot papers, but also to do it in time to avoid last-minute hitches.

[Nation] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is under pressure not only to name a universally acceptable company to print ballot papers, but also to do it in time to avoid last-minute hitches.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Taxman Raids Customs Scam Company’s Bank Accounts

[Namibian] A WALVIS BAY-BASED company at the centre of a massive alleged customs duties fraud scheme has agreed that Namibia’s tax authorities can keep close to N$11 million taken from its bank accounts to cover part of its tax debts.

[Namibian] A WALVIS BAY-BASED company at the centre of a massive alleged customs duties fraud scheme has agreed that Namibia's tax authorities can keep close to N$11 million taken from its bank accounts to cover part of its tax debts.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Black Armbands for Dynamos Memorial Match

[The Herald] Giants Dynamos will wear black armbands this evening when they face Yadah in a memorial match to mark the death of nine DeMbare supporters in a road accident last year. The DeMbare9 Memorial match kicks off at 7pm at the National Sports St…

[The Herald] Giants Dynamos will wear black armbands this evening when they face Yadah in a memorial match to mark the death of nine DeMbare supporters in a road accident last year. The DeMbare9 Memorial match kicks off at 7pm at the National Sports Stadium. DeMbare have taken advantage of the international break to remember the tragedy, which happened on June 11 last year when a bus ferrying supporters to a match against Chapungu in Gweru overturned.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Is Kenyan Music Really That Poorly Composed?

[Nation] There are several platforms in Kenya supporting local and East African content, but few keep it real, exclusive and strictly Kenyan. Some Kenyan radio stations do not play Kenyan music at all. They blame it on poor quality.

[Nation] There are several platforms in Kenya supporting local and East African content, but few keep it real, exclusive and strictly Kenyan. Some Kenyan radio stations do not play Kenyan music at all. They blame it on poor quality.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

10 000 Illegal Houses Spared Demolition

[The Herald] About 10 000 houses in Chitungwiza, which were constructed on undesignated land, have escaped demolition following an agreement reached between one of the land barons, Mr Fredrick Mabamba, and the cash-strapped council. Owners of the house…

[The Herald] About 10 000 houses in Chitungwiza, which were constructed on undesignated land, have escaped demolition following an agreement reached between one of the land barons, Mr Fredrick Mabamba, and the cash-strapped council. Owners of the houses will, however, part with $1 500 as penalty fees. Chairman of the three-member commission set up by Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Saviour Kasukuwere to look into the affairs of Chitungwiza Municipality Mr Madzudzo Pawadyira said the move wo

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Is Mugabe’s Nephew Zhuwawo Out of Order?

[The Herald] Recent utterances by Zanu-PF Politburo member and Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Minister Cde Patrick Zhuwao, that “Zanu-PF (is) full of idiots” (The Standard, May 14, 2017); and his latest attack on The Herald over what he…

[The Herald] Recent utterances by Zanu-PF Politburo member and Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Minister Cde Patrick Zhuwao, that "Zanu-PF (is) full of idiots" (The Standard, May 14, 2017); and his latest attack on The Herald over what he called "bastardised" editorial policy, cannot go unchallenged. For those who may have missed these two instances in a series of self-serving and arrogant bluster the minister was in the former case describing those who disagreed with him in the now notorious Zanu-PF fact

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Slow Pace Noted in Industrial Area

[Citizen] Morogoro -The Star City investment area in Morogoro Municipal Council, which has been set aside for the construction of industries to spur industrial economy in the country, has until now not been developed as expected.

[Citizen] Morogoro -The Star City investment area in Morogoro Municipal Council, which has been set aside for the construction of industries to spur industrial economy in the country, has until now not been developed as expected.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Two Villagers Feared Dead Following Kibiti Overnight Attack

[Citizen] Rufiji -The Coastal Region Police Commander Onesmo Lyanga has confirmed that two Nyamisati Villagers in Kibiti District have been shot and abducted by unknown gunmen on Thursday night.

[Citizen] Rufiji -The Coastal Region Police Commander Onesmo Lyanga has confirmed that two Nyamisati Villagers in Kibiti District have been shot and abducted by unknown gunmen on Thursday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania