Central Bank Wants More Point of Sale Machines

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) is considering importing more Point of Sale (POS) machines as part of grand efforts to increase transaction points and arrest the high costs being levied by traders. This comes as 75 percent of transactio…

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) is considering importing more Point of Sale (POS) machines as part of grand efforts to increase transaction points and arrest the high costs being levied by traders. This comes as 75 percent of transactions in the country are now conducted through non-cash payment systems which include POS, mobile money, and Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Preparations for Zim-Asset II Begin

[The Herald] Government is currently consulting stakeholders on the development of a successor Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio Economic Transformation (Zim-Asset) programme covering just two years. The consultative meetings are being held through…

[The Herald] Government is currently consulting stakeholders on the development of a successor Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio Economic Transformation (Zim-Asset) programme covering just two years. The consultative meetings are being held through the Ministry of Macro-Economic Planning and Investment Promotion. Zim-Asset, the country's economic blueprint was launched in October 2013 and is due to run until October next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mhofu Survives and Lives to Fight Another Sunday

[The Herald] Sunday Chidzambwa will not be sacked by ZPC Kariba before the expiry of his contract, despite the controversy triggered by comments he made in an audio clip that was clandestinely recorded by a third party, with his employers even suggesti…

[The Herald] Sunday Chidzambwa will not be sacked by ZPC Kariba before the expiry of his contract, despite the controversy triggered by comments he made in an audio clip that was clandestinely recorded by a third party, with his employers even suggesting a possible extension of the gaffer's stay at the club. The country's most successful football coach was recorded, without his knowledge, questioning the professionalism of the leadership at ZPC Kariba, reserving the worst criticism for club chairman Tungamirai Mazarire

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Adequate ARVs Available, Says Govt

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has enough anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs to cover a 12-month period, Government has said. In a statement, the Ministry of Health and Child Care said drug shortages that had plagued areas such as Manicaland were as a result of “delay…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has enough anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs to cover a 12-month period, Government has said. In a statement, the Ministry of Health and Child Care said drug shortages that had plagued areas such as Manicaland were as a result of "delayed shipments".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Eager to Retain Attractive Investment Status

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -SOUTH Africa is committed to retain its status an attractive destination despite prevailing challenges, a cabinet minister said. Ayanda Dlodlo, the Minister of Communications, was speaking at the Nation Brand Forum held in Joha…

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -SOUTH Africa is committed to retain its status an attractive destination despite prevailing challenges, a cabinet minister said. Ayanda Dlodlo, the Minister of Communications, was speaking at the Nation Brand Forum held in Johannesburg on Thursday. Brand South Africa organised the event. Dlodlo pointed out the event was held amid the emergence of the 4th industrial revolution, global climate change, conflicts and refugee crises engulfing entire regions. These present humanity with several seemingly insurmo

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West Darfur Wali Asks Unamid to Help Facilitate Voluntary Return

[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -The Acting Wali (Governor) of West Darfur, Mohamed Ibrahim Sharafeldin, has called on the Unamid peacekeeping force to contribute with the government to the implementation of early recovery projects and services to the retur…

[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -The Acting Wali (Governor) of West Darfur, Mohamed Ibrahim Sharafeldin, has called on the Unamid peacekeeping force to contribute with the government to the implementation of early recovery projects and services to the return areas so as to ensure stability and encourage voluntary return of refugees.

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North Darfur Man ‘Ripped Apart’ As Camel Triggers Grenade

[Radio Dabanga] East Jebel Marra -On Wednesday afternoon in North Darfur, Abdelbagi Yagoub Harran died instantly in Mashrou Abuzeid in eastern Jebel Marra when an explosive remnant of war (ERW) detonated.

[Radio Dabanga] East Jebel Marra -On Wednesday afternoon in North Darfur, Abdelbagi Yagoub Harran died instantly in Mashrou Abuzeid in eastern Jebel Marra when an explosive remnant of war (ERW) detonated.

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Cholera Still Scourge – New Disease Claims 12 Lives in North Darfur Capital

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala / Sinkat -An unidentified disease reportedly claimed the lives of 12 people from camp Otash for the displaced in Nyala, capital of South Darfur during the past week. 65 others were infected, however all but two have reportedly bee…

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala / Sinkat -An unidentified disease reportedly claimed the lives of 12 people from camp Otash for the displaced in Nyala, capital of South Darfur during the past week. 65 others were infected, however all but two have reportedly been discharged from hospital.

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Sudanese SPLM-N Conference Delegates Denied Visas

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Kauda -The Embassy of South Sudan in Khartoum has denied visas to Sudanese members of the delegations of political forces invited to participate in the conference of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) led b…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Kauda -The Embassy of South Sudan in Khartoum has denied visas to Sudanese members of the delegations of political forces invited to participate in the conference of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) led by El Hilu in Kauda on Friday under the pretext that granting visas means supporting armed movements.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Student Factions Come to Blows in West Kordofan – 10+ Injured

[Radio Dabanga] En Nahud -At least ten students were injured – one of them seriously – in an attack on Wednesday by student supporters of Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party on a speech gathering organised by students at the Faculty of Education in …

[Radio Dabanga] En Nahud -At least ten students were injured - one of them seriously - in an attack on Wednesday by student supporters of Sudan's ruling National Congress Party on a speech gathering organised by students at the Faculty of Education in West Kordofan University in En Nahud.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan