‘Imports Bill Remains in Place’

[The Herald] Enacy Mapakame -Industry and Commerce Minister Dr Mike Bimha has said Statutory Instrument 64 of 2016 that controls imports which local industry has capacity to produce, will remain in place as long as there is need to protect vulnerable f…

[The Herald] Enacy Mapakame -Industry and Commerce Minister Dr Mike Bimha has said Statutory Instrument 64 of 2016 that controls imports which local industry has capacity to produce, will remain in place as long as there is need to protect vulnerable firms. SI 64 was promulgated last year as local industry buckled under competition from low priced and cheap imports, as a measure to restrict the importation of goods that could be manufactured locally, as well as to promote consumption of local goods.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Zamfara Govt Assembles 500 Qur’anic Reciters to Pray for Buhari, Nigeria

[Premium Times] The Zamfara Government said on Tuesday it had assembled 500 reciters of the Holy Qur’an to offer special prayers for the well-being of President Muhammadu Buhari and the country.

[Premium Times] The Zamfara Government said on Tuesday it had assembled 500 reciters of the Holy Qur'an to offer special prayers for the well-being of President Muhammadu Buhari and the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Project Delays Worry Karas Governor

[Namibian] KARAS governor Lucia Basson has expressed concern over delays in implementing and completing regional capital projects while funds are available for such projects.

[Namibian] KARAS governor Lucia Basson has expressed concern over delays in implementing and completing regional capital projects while funds are available for such projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

President Arrives in Djibouti On State Visit

[Shabelle] Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and a delegation he was leading arrived in Djibouti on Tuesday morning, becoming his 9th foreign trip since he took the oath of office in February, 2017.

[Shabelle] Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and a delegation he was leading arrived in Djibouti on Tuesday morning, becoming his 9th foreign trip since he took the oath of office in February, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Djibouti

‘Target Men in Advocacy Work’

[The Herald] Speaker of the National Assembly Advocate Jacob Mudenda has challenged civil society organisations dealing with gender issues to target men in their advocacy work as way of achieving gender equality. He said this yesterday during a signing…

[The Herald] Speaker of the National Assembly Advocate Jacob Mudenda has challenged civil society organisations dealing with gender issues to target men in their advocacy work as way of achieving gender equality. He said this yesterday during a signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding between Parliament and the Zimbabwe Women's Lawyers Association.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe