Experts Hopeful for Normal Rainfall Season

[Financial Gazette] Despite the unrelenting heat and poor start to the anticipated early start of the 2016/17 summer rainfall season, Southern African Development Community (SADC) weather experts are still hopeful for a normal rainfall season. For Zimb…

[Financial Gazette] Despite the unrelenting heat and poor start to the anticipated early start of the 2016/17 summer rainfall season, Southern African Development Community (SADC) weather experts are still hopeful for a normal rainfall season. For Zimbabwe, the country's agricultural season kicked off on October 1, yet significant rainfall to allow farmers to start planting is yet to fall.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Primary School Teacher Sodomises 10-Yr-Old Pupil

[Vanguard] A 20-year-old primary school teacher is in police net in Ibadan for allegedly raping a 10-year-old boy. The man, whose name was given as Collins Obi, was caught after allegedly having anal sex with the boy.

[Vanguard] A 20-year-old primary school teacher is in police net in Ibadan for allegedly raping a 10-year-old boy. The man, whose name was given as Collins Obi, was caught after allegedly having anal sex with the boy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Pumped Up Prinsloo Beats the Wind for Great Win

[Sascoc] It was a little more work than he anticipated, but the result was the one Sunshine Tour campaigner Jaco Prinsloo was hoping for at Irene Country Club on Wednesday.

[Sascoc] It was a little more work than he anticipated, but the result was the one Sunshine Tour campaigner Jaco Prinsloo was hoping for at Irene Country Club on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Chinamasa Seeks Informal Sector Tax

[Financial Gazette] Bulawayo -Under-pressure Finance and Economic Development Minister, Patrick Chinamasa, says government is desperate to force the country’s informal sector to pay tax, as revenues continue to shrink due to a worsening economy.

[Financial Gazette] Bulawayo -Under-pressure Finance and Economic Development Minister, Patrick Chinamasa, says government is desperate to force the country's informal sector to pay tax, as revenues continue to shrink due to a worsening economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Admits Failure to Fund Ministries, Agencies

[Nyasa Times] Malawi government has swallowed its pride by admitting that it failed to fund ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) which forced them to suspend delivery of some critical social services to the public, including healthcare, but assu…

[Nyasa Times] Malawi government has swallowed its pride by admitting that it failed to fund ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) which forced them to suspend delivery of some critical social services to the public, including healthcare, but assured that it is working hard to ensure that they are funded in time.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Fans Worried Jackie Appiah, Dumelo, Others Are Growing Big

[Ghana Star] In our part of the world, putting on weight is regarded as evidence of one living a “good life” and so when someone starts to lose weight, it automatically gets people speculating that the person might be on the downside of their life.

[Ghana Star] In our part of the world, putting on weight is regarded as evidence of one living a "good life" and so when someone starts to lose weight, it automatically gets people speculating that the person might be on the downside of their life.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Econet Introduce ‘Smart Data Network’

[Financial Gazette] Econet Wireless on Wednesday introduced a new thematic data campaign “Smart Data” in a major milestone set to promote internet use and enhance customers’ experience.

[Financial Gazette] Econet Wireless on Wednesday introduced a new thematic data campaign "Smart Data" in a major milestone set to promote internet use and enhance customers' experience.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Versatile Mpupha Savouring Second Shot At Sevens

[Sascoc] Rugby, cricket and academics come naturally for Zintle Mpupha, who now has her sights set on a second taste of action on the World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series, three years after she first made her mark for South Africa on the rugby field.

[Sascoc] Rugby, cricket and academics come naturally for Zintle Mpupha, who now has her sights set on a second taste of action on the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series, three years after she first made her mark for South Africa on the rugby field.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa