Ageing Workforce in Water Sector a Worry – Auditor General

[News24Wire] An ageing professional workforce and lack of succession planning for water engineers and scientists is hindering service delivery, Auditor General Kimi Makwetu said in Pretoria on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] An ageing professional workforce and lack of succession planning for water engineers and scientists is hindering service delivery, Auditor General Kimi Makwetu said in Pretoria on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Finance Minister Takes Revenue Service Execs to Task

[News24Wire] Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan admitted in a parliamentary response that there is a lack of accountability and co-operation from the top management at the South African Revenue Service (Sars).

[News24Wire] Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan admitted in a parliamentary response that there is a lack of accountability and co-operation from the top management at the South African Revenue Service (Sars).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Morgan Tsvangirai Dragged to Court

[Financial Gazette] A HARARE man has dragged Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, to the Labour Court for failing to pay for political consultancy he claims to have provided to the former prime minister in the run-up to the 2…

[Financial Gazette] A HARARE man has dragged Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, to the Labour Court for failing to pay for political consultancy he claims to have provided to the former prime minister in the run-up to the 2013 harmonised elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Police Crush Bond Notes Protest

[Financial Gazette] THE Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) on Wednesday deployed police details that far outnumbered protestors, swiftly crushing the demonstration against the introduction of bond notes in central Harare.

[Financial Gazette] THE Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) on Wednesday deployed police details that far outnumbered protestors, swiftly crushing the demonstration against the introduction of bond notes in central Harare.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Warns Against Election Protest

[Al Jazeera] The Gambia President Yahya Jammeh, who has been in office for more than two decades, has warned that even peaceful protests will not be permitted after the upcoming election.

[Al Jazeera] The Gambia President Yahya Jammeh, who has been in office for more than two decades, has warned that even peaceful protests will not be permitted after the upcoming election.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

New Aids Vaccine – ‘Final Nail in Coffin’ for Disease?

[Al Jazeera] South Africa has launched a major clinical trial of an experimental vaccine against the AIDS virus, which scientists hope could be the “final nail in the coffin” for the disease.

[Al Jazeera] South Africa has launched a major clinical trial of an experimental vaccine against the AIDS virus, which scientists hope could be the "final nail in the coffin" for the disease.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

FEC Approves 2017 Budget Proposal

[Leadership] The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved the 2017 budget proposal which will now be forwarded to the National Assembly for further deliberations.

[Leadership] The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved the 2017 budget proposal which will now be forwarded to the National Assembly for further deliberations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Call for Stiffer Penalties On Fake Seed Traders

[The Herald] Elita Chikwati -The seed industry says Government should come up with stiffer penalties for people selling fake seed as the current $20 fine is not deterrent enough. Zimbabwe Seed Traders Association president Mr Denias Zaranyika said this…

[The Herald] Elita Chikwati -The seed industry says Government should come up with stiffer penalties for people selling fake seed as the current $20 fine is not deterrent enough. Zimbabwe Seed Traders Association president Mr Denias Zaranyika said this during a tour of Seed Co's processing plant at Mt Hampden by Government officials yesterday.Minister of State for Liaising on Psychomotor Activities in Education who is also Zanu-PF secretary for Labour and Production Josaya Hungwe, toured the seed company to assess the state of prepare

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Let Us Embrace Bond Notes

[The Herald] Dr Gift Mugano -The bond notes are finally here! When the Governor of Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) mooted the idea to introduce the bond notes I was one person who raised concerns about the bond notes.I did rightly so as an economist who…

[The Herald] Dr Gift Mugano -The bond notes are finally here! When the Governor of Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) mooted the idea to introduce the bond notes I was one person who raised concerns about the bond notes.I did rightly so as an economist who has constitutional rights to make an expression in the democratic space which we have. In any way, every policy must be interrogated to help policy makers refine it bearing in mind the concerns of all stakeholders.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe