11 Dead and 900 Escape in Jail Attack

[Al Jazeera] Eleven people were killed and more than 900 inmates have escaped after unidentified assailants attacked a jail in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s restive east, an official said.

[Al Jazeera] Eleven people were killed and more than 900 inmates have escaped after unidentified assailants attacked a jail in the Democratic Republic of Congo's restive east, an official said.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

President Mugabe Back From UN

[The Herald] President Mugabe returned home yesterday from the United Nations where he attended the inaugural High-Level Conference on the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14. The SDGs are a set of sustainable development targets adopted …

[The Herald] President Mugabe returned home yesterday from the United Nations where he attended the inaugural High-Level Conference on the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14. The SDGs are a set of sustainable development targets adopted by the UN to succeed the Millennium Development Goals that lapsed in 2015, and SDG 14 deals with the conservation and sustainable use of oceans, seas and marine resources.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Group to Channel U.S.$10 Million Towards Solar Projects

[The Herald] The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) plans to channel close to $10 million towards solar energy projects in four African countries including Zimbabwe. The AECF is part of the Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) family and…

[The Herald] The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) plans to channel close to $10 million towards solar energy projects in four African countries including Zimbabwe. The AECF is part of the Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) family and has been supported by governments (Australia, Canada, Denmark, The Netherlands, Sweden and United Kingdom), and international financial institutions (Consultative Group to Assist the Poor and IFAD).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Acting Secretary to Parliament Appointed

[News24Wire] Penelope Tyawa has been appointed the acting Secretary to Parliament after Gengezi Mgidlana was “granted” special leave on Friday following a raft of corruption allegations against him.

[News24Wire] Penelope Tyawa has been appointed the acting Secretary to Parliament after Gengezi Mgidlana was "granted" special leave on Friday following a raft of corruption allegations against him.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Informal Traders Benefit From Housing Scheme

[The Herald] Chegutu West legislator Cde Dexter Nduna has engaged the National Social Security Authority (NSSA), through the National Building Society (NBS), to set up a housing scheme targeting informal traders in the town. Under the envisaged scheme,…

[The Herald] Chegutu West legislator Cde Dexter Nduna has engaged the National Social Security Authority (NSSA), through the National Building Society (NBS), to set up a housing scheme targeting informal traders in the town. Under the envisaged scheme, the informal traders are being urged to open accounts with the NBS, which is wholly owned by NSSA, in which they will deposit $1 per day towards servicing of the residential stands.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Green Economy – Tool for Sustainable Development

[The Herald] The green economy paradigm is necessary to overcome challenges of sustainability that the world is facing today, an expert has said. A green economy is one which ensures sustainable development without degrading the environment, one that m…

[The Herald] The green economy paradigm is necessary to overcome challenges of sustainability that the world is facing today, an expert has said. A green economy is one which ensures sustainable development without degrading the environment, one that minimises adverse impacts on society whilst fostering economic growth in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mapaya Scoops Triple Jump Gold

[The Herald] The Confederation of African Athletics Southern Region Senior Championships ended yesterday with triple jumper Chengetayi Mapaya claiming Zimbabwe’s only gold medal at the National Sports Stadium. The regional meet saw 11 countries — Bots…

[The Herald] The Confederation of African Athletics Southern Region Senior Championships ended yesterday with triple jumper Chengetayi Mapaya claiming Zimbabwe's only gold medal at the National Sports Stadium. The regional meet saw 11 countries -- Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe -- competing in track and field.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Woman Forges Nurses’ Practising Certificate

[The Herald] A Harare woman has appeared before the court on allegations of forging a Nurses’ Council of Zimbabwe practising and registration certificate. Florence Matanda (39) allegedly failed her Diploma in General Nurse final examinations in July an…

[The Herald] A Harare woman has appeared before the court on allegations of forging a Nurses' Council of Zimbabwe practising and registration certificate. Florence Matanda (39) allegedly failed her Diploma in General Nurse final examinations in July and November 2015 and proceeded to duplicate a practising and registration certificate belonging to Dedani Nkala and also forged the signature of former registrar Mrs Mothobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

360 Cops Suspended

[The Herald] Nearly 360 police officers were suspended from duty last year for various acts of misconduct, Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Obedingwa Mguni has said. He said this in the National Assembly last week while responding to questions from legi…

[The Herald] Nearly 360 police officers were suspended from duty last year for various acts of misconduct, Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Obedingwa Mguni has said. He said this in the National Assembly last week while responding to questions from legislators. "When the police officers are trained and deployed on the ground, some are doing other things that are not according to the police policy as a force, which they need to be disciplined on," said Deputy Minister Mguni.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe