EAC Lawmakers Raise Concern Over Delayed Recruitment of Secretariat Staff

[New Times] Contracts for senior staff of the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat expire this month, a situation that regional lawmakers fear would jeopardise activities at the bloc’s headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

[New Times] Contracts for senior staff of the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat expire this month, a situation that regional lawmakers fear would jeopardise activities at the bloc's headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Is East African Integration Slowing Down?

[New Times] The question of the spirit and pace of East African integration was prominent at the just ended sitting of the East African Legislative Assembly in Kigali. The members were clearly exasperated by what they considered starvation of funds to …

[New Times] The question of the spirit and pace of East African integration was prominent at the just ended sitting of the East African Legislative Assembly in Kigali. The members were clearly exasperated by what they considered starvation of funds to the Community by partner states which had severely crippled its activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Police Issue Weapons Ban

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Republic Police yesterday invoked the Public Order and Security Act and imposed a ban on carrying of dangerous weapons in public for the next three months in Harare Central District and Gwanda District in Matabeleland South, r…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Republic Police yesterday invoked the Public Order and Security Act and imposed a ban on carrying of dangerous weapons in public for the next three months in Harare Central District and Gwanda District in Matabeleland South, respectively. The decision by the police, which is the regulatory authority, was issued in terms of POSA following planned demonstrations by opposition political parties tomorrow and a meeting by some rogue war veterans.

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‘Interest Rate Cap Won’t Stifle Bank Profitability’

[The Herald] THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe says banks will have enough latitude for profitability under the interest rate cap of 12 percent per annum given they do not pay much for deposits.

[The Herald] THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe says banks will have enough latitude for profitability under the interest rate cap of 12 percent per annum given they do not pay much for deposits.

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CAPS United Gross U.S.$73 000

[The Herald] CAPS United got one of their biggest crowds in recent years and grossed $73 483 on Sunday when they hosted Congolese giants TP Mazembe in a CAF Champions League tie at the National Sports Stadium. The Green Machine, though, took $21 286 af…

[The Herald] CAPS United got one of their biggest crowds in recent years and grossed $73 483 on Sunday when they hosted Congolese giants TP Mazembe in a CAF Champions League tie at the National Sports Stadium. The Green Machine, though, took $21 286 after deductions. A total of 13 528 fans paid their way into the stadium. There was the usual debiting of 15 percent which goes towards the stadium levy, six percent to the Sports Commission as a levy.

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Chiriseri Corpse Robber Dies

[The Herald] A COP who was set to appear in court for allegedly robbing Apostle Charles Chiriseri’s corpse of $200 has died after he was hit by a car at a roadblock. Mkhokheli Mpofu (30), a constable, was hit by a car while manning a roadblock on Frida…

[The Herald] A COP who was set to appear in court for allegedly robbing Apostle Charles Chiriseri's corpse of $200 has died after he was hit by a car at a roadblock. Mkhokheli Mpofu (30), a constable, was hit by a car while manning a roadblock on Friday near the spot where he allegedly robbed the late founder of His Presence Ministries International pastor's corpse in September last year.

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TP Mazembe Referee Banned For Life

[The Herald] Robson Sharuko -FIFA have banned controversial Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey who appears to have been part of a cartel of match officials who have been embedded with TP Mazembe in the past few years for life for match-fixing. The ban com…

[The Herald] Robson Sharuko -FIFA have banned controversial Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey who appears to have been part of a cartel of match officials who have been embedded with TP Mazembe in the past few years for life for match-fixing. The ban comes just days after The Herald exposed Seychelles match official Bernard Camille, as the TP Mazembe's aide-in-chief in the Champions League, as the skeletons start to tumble out of the cupboard in the new world football order.

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Continent Has a Lot to Do On Economic Integration – Mugabe

[The Herald] African governments have a lot to do if they are to achieve an integrated continental economy and create home-grown solutions to continental problems, President Mugabe has said. Africa, he said, was facing numerous challenges in this endea…

[The Herald] African governments have a lot to do if they are to achieve an integrated continental economy and create home-grown solutions to continental problems, President Mugabe has said. Africa, he said, was facing numerous challenges in this endeavour, among them, terrorism and serious labour migration to Europe and the United States of America. President Mugabe made these submissions yesterday during a plenary session of the African Economic Platform (AEP) Summit underway here. "But, I would want to say from a Go

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