Telecoms Giant Econet Share Flat After Increase in Data Price

[The Herald] Enacy Mapakame -Zimbabweans yesterday woke up to an increase in data charges by mobile phone operators. A dollar could buy 250 megabytes of data, under promotions, but the situation changed overnight with the amount now enough to purchase …

[The Herald] Enacy Mapakame -Zimbabweans yesterday woke up to an increase in data charges by mobile phone operators. A dollar could buy 250 megabytes of data, under promotions, but the situation changed overnight with the amount now enough to purchase just 10 megabytes. One could be tempted to read this as a sign of things to come in 2017. As if in response to this development, Zimbabwe Stock Exchange listed telecoms firm Econet remained flat at 30 cents a share as investors seemed to digest the implications of the new data pricing re

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

More Social Security Firm Bosses Nabbed

[New Zimbabwe] FORMER National Social Security Authority (NSSA) properties manager Samuel Patrick Chiduza, 61, was Wednesday taken to court accused of misrepresenting market value of a stand which resulted in the company losing $8 million.

[New Zimbabwe] FORMER National Social Security Authority (NSSA) properties manager Samuel Patrick Chiduza, 61, was Wednesday taken to court accused of misrepresenting market value of a stand which resulted in the company losing $8 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

U.S.$21 Million Grant to Boost Food Security, Reduce Rural Poverty

[IFAD] Rome -A total of 285,600 farmers, particularly women and young people in six regions in southern Mauritania will benefit from a financial agreement signed today between the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Mauritania to…

[IFAD] Rome -A total of 285,600 farmers, particularly women and young people in six regions in southern Mauritania will benefit from a financial agreement signed today between the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Mauritania to improve their incomes, nutrition and food security.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania

R8.1 Million Water Project to Bring Relief to Bushbuckridge Villages

[News24Wire] The Bushbuckridge municipality, in partnership with the Kruger National Park, has set aside a budget for a project that is expected to help alleviate water shortages in villages adjacent to the park.

[News24Wire] The Bushbuckridge municipality, in partnership with the Kruger National Park, has set aside a budget for a project that is expected to help alleviate water shortages in villages adjacent to the park.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Businesspeople Creating Artificial Food Shortage – Magufuli

[Daily News] Simiyu -President John Magufuli has come out strongly in condemnation of unscrupulous businessmen, politicians and the media for creating artificial food shortage.

[Daily News] Simiyu -President John Magufuli has come out strongly in condemnation of unscrupulous businessmen, politicians and the media for creating artificial food shortage.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania