Axe Looms Over Revenue Authority Boss

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) board chairperson William Bonyongwe’s stay at the tax collector could be coming to an end amid indications government is unlikely to renew her contract when it expires this month.

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) board chairperson William Bonyongwe's stay at the tax collector could be coming to an end amid indications government is unlikely to renew her contract when it expires this month.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Omuthiya Hospital Not Up to Standard – Angala

[New Era] Omuthiya -The health care facility at Omuthiya does not meet the requirements to be called a hospital, because it is not fully equipped with a functional theatre and it does not have anaesthetic equipment for the administering of drugs before…

[New Era] Omuthiya -The health care facility at Omuthiya does not meet the requirements to be called a hospital, because it is not fully equipped with a functional theatre and it does not have anaesthetic equipment for the administering of drugs before surgery.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Longer Wait for Decision On Media Muzzling Bid

[Namibian] The judgement on an attempt by the head of Namibia’s national spy agency to prevent the publication of an article in the weekly newspaper The Patriot has been postponed for nearly three weeks.

[Namibian] The judgement on an attempt by the head of Namibia's national spy agency to prevent the publication of an article in the weekly newspaper The Patriot has been postponed for nearly three weeks.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

A Web of Deception

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe was also a target market of a match-fixing plot exposed by Al Jazeera in a sting operation that has rocked world cricket and shaken the game’s integrity to the core.

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe was also a target market of a match-fixing plot exposed by Al Jazeera in a sting operation that has rocked world cricket and shaken the game's integrity to the core.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ruto Apologises to Odinga, Kalonzo For Poll Insults

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Deputy William Ruto and opposition leader Raila Odinga’s 2017 running mate Kalonzo Musyoka were on Thursday formally enjoined in the “Building Bridges” pact between their two bosses in a rare show of unity sealed by …

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta's Deputy William Ruto and opposition leader Raila Odinga's 2017 running mate Kalonzo Musyoka were on Thursday formally enjoined in the "Building Bridges" pact between their two bosses in a rare show of unity sealed by apologies and warm embraces.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Wanted – Honorary Consuls For ‘Cash-Strapped’ African Nations

[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] Honorary consuls occupy a little-known niche in the global elite. Many work to rigorous standards, but for others their avowed love for their adopted country is not always reflected in their tax f…

[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] Honorary consuls occupy a little-known niche in the global elite. Many work to rigorous standards, but for others their avowed love for their adopted country is not always reflected in their tax filings.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

After the Coup – Prospects for Real Change

[Zimbabwe Independent] In November 2017, the winds of change were blowing in Zimbabwe. The political terrain underwent seismic shifts following “Operation Restore Order”, the veto- and palace-coup that led to the resignation of Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’…

[Zimbabwe Independent] In November 2017, the winds of change were blowing in Zimbabwe. The political terrain underwent seismic shifts following "Operation Restore Order", the veto- and palace-coup that led to the resignation of Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's political patriarch of 37 years. Mugabe's former vice-president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who had been fired from the government on 6 November, was the military's preferred candidate to replace Mugabe. Mnangagwa became Zimbabwe's new president on November 24.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Davipel to Commission U.S.$8 Million Plant

[Zimbabwe Independent] Diversified local manufacturer Davipel Holdings is set to commission an US$8 million milling plant which will see it significantly cutting down on its import costs as it aims to scale up investment in value addition and beneficia…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Diversified local manufacturer Davipel Holdings is set to commission an US$8 million milling plant which will see it significantly cutting down on its import costs as it aims to scale up investment in value addition and beneficiation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe