New Opposition Pledges U.S.$150 Billion in 5 Years

[New Zimbabwe] Ambitious Presidential hopeful Blessing Kasiyamhuru and his party have pledged a $150 billion economy within the first five years of their rule if elected as the country’s new governors during an election due this year.

[New Zimbabwe] Ambitious Presidential hopeful Blessing Kasiyamhuru and his party have pledged a $150 billion economy within the first five years of their rule if elected as the country's new governors during an election due this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Record Production At Kenmare Mine

[AIM] The Irish company Kenmare Resources, which operates the Moma Titanium Minerals mine, on the coast of the northern Mozambican province of Nampula, has reported record annual production in 2017 of the three minerals it extracts – ilmenite (iron tit…

[AIM] The Irish company Kenmare Resources, which operates the Moma Titanium Minerals mine, on the coast of the northern Mozambican province of Nampula, has reported record annual production in 2017 of the three minerals it extracts - ilmenite (iron titanium oxide), rutile (titanium dioxide) and zircon (zirconium silicate).

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Leaders Must Avert Looming Disaster

[Nation] The country is staring at a potentially explosive clash between the opposition and the police over today’s planned swearing-in of Nasa leaders Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka as the “people’s president” and deputy, respectively. This is a sca…

[Nation] The country is staring at a potentially explosive clash between the opposition and the police over today's planned swearing-in of Nasa leaders Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka as the "people's president" and deputy, respectively. This is a scary development that Kenyans cannot countenance and must be avoided at all costs.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Dry Spell Has Badly Hit Part of Southern Region

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -The just ended weekend has been characterized as a humid one as almost the entire Southern Region was awash with a heavy down pour, amidst the persistent dry spell, which has already led to the permanent wilting of the st…

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -The just ended weekend has been characterized as a humid one as almost the entire Southern Region was awash with a heavy down pour, amidst the persistent dry spell, which has already led to the permanent wilting of the staple maize crop in certain Extension Planning Areas (EPAs).

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Exports Dwindle Despite Banana Production Increase

[New Zimbabwe] Banana production in the country has increased by 180 percent due to introduction of out-growers’ programmes and increase in hectarage by local farmers, says Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI).

[New Zimbabwe] Banana production in the country has increased by 180 percent due to introduction of out-growers' programmes and increase in hectarage by local farmers, says Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe