Treasury Bills Stir Widespread Market Anxiety

[Zimbabwe Independent] FAILURE by government to honour its Treasury Bills (TBs) as the fiscus increasingly becomes dependent on the debt instruments to finance public spending could have far-reaching implications on the fragile banking sector and the e…

[Zimbabwe Independent] FAILURE by government to honour its Treasury Bills (TBs) as the fiscus increasingly becomes dependent on the debt instruments to finance public spending could have far-reaching implications on the fragile banking sector and the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Investors to Fund U.S.$4 Billion Batoka Project

[The Herald] THE development of the Batoka Gorge Hydro-Electric Scheme has received stimulus with international financial institutions and private investors agreeing to finance the $4 billion power project.

[The Herald] THE development of the Batoka Gorge Hydro-Electric Scheme has received stimulus with international financial institutions and private investors agreeing to finance the $4 billion power project.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The Challenges, Strengths of Biometric Voter Registration

[Zimbabwe Independent] THIS is the second and final installment by the writer on the controversy surrounding the introduction of biometric voter registration (BVR) in the country.

[Zimbabwe Independent] THIS is the second and final installment by the writer on the controversy surrounding the introduction of biometric voter registration (BVR) in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Plans for Major Electoral Reform Are Way Overdue

[The Conversation Africa] Malawi is set for a major overhaul of its winner-takes-all electoral system with far-reaching implications for the country, if ongoing efforts to reform the system bear fruit.

[The Conversation Africa] Malawi is set for a major overhaul of its winner-takes-all electoral system with far-reaching implications for the country, if ongoing efforts to reform the system bear fruit.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Cresta in Multi-Million Dollar Refurbishment

[The Herald] Cresta Hotels has embarked on multi million dollar refurbishment of its establishments in Zimbabwe as it seeks to keep in line with international trends and position itself for a boom in the tourism sector, officials said on Wednesday.

[The Herald] Cresta Hotels has embarked on multi million dollar refurbishment of its establishments in Zimbabwe as it seeks to keep in line with international trends and position itself for a boom in the tourism sector, officials said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Didier Reynders Recalls the Travel Advice for Sinai (Egypt)

[PR Newswire] Brussels -Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders recalls that the travel advice of the FPS Foreign Affairs advises against travels to the north and the south of Sinai, with the exception of the hotel area ar…

[PR Newswire] Brussels -Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders recalls that the travel advice of the FPS Foreign Affairs advises against travels to the north and the south of Sinai, with the exception of the hotel area around Sharm el Sheikh, the Sinai being a very instable zone. Travelling to other coastal areas of the Red Sea is not advised against, but in view of the serious terrorist threat throughout Egypt, increased vigilance is recommended, including in touristic zones. It is therefore remind

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

National Prosecuting Authority Sleeping On Duty – Judge

[The Herald] High Court judge Justice Herbert Chitapi has taken a swipe at the National Prosecuting Authority for dereliction of duty, which has resulted in the collapse of murder and other serious criminal matters.

[The Herald] High Court judge Justice Herbert Chitapi has taken a swipe at the National Prosecuting Authority for dereliction of duty, which has resulted in the collapse of murder and other serious criminal matters.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

As Famine Looms, Malnutrition and Disease Rise Sharply Among Children in Somalia

[PR Newswire] New York -As the spectre of famine hangs once again over Somalia, early numbers show an increasing number of children suffering from severe acute malnutrition (SAM) and cholera or acute watery diarrhoea (AWD) – a combination that killed m…

[PR Newswire] New York -As the spectre of famine hangs once again over Somalia, early numbers show an increasing number of children suffering from severe acute malnutrition (SAM) and cholera or acute watery diarrhoea (AWD) - a combination that killed many children in the famine of 2011.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

CBK Invites Bids for Chase Bank

[East African] Kenya’s Central Bank has advertised the Expression of Interest (EOI) to take up equity in Chase Bank (Kenya), barely an hour after extending its receivership by a further six months.

[East African] Kenya's Central Bank has advertised the Expression of Interest (EOI) to take up equity in Chase Bank (Kenya), barely an hour after extending its receivership by a further six months.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya