Songwe Residents Urged to Capitalise On Good Infrastructure, Minerals to Make Money

[Citizen] Mbozi -Traders in Songwe region have been urged to think big in doing business instead of concentrating on small retail outlets that will never lift them economically.

[Citizen] Mbozi -Traders in Songwe region have been urged to think big in doing business instead of concentrating on small retail outlets that will never lift them economically.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Heavy Taxes Weighing Us Down, Private Sector Says

[Monitor] Kampala -The top leadership of Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) wants government to lessen the taxation burden that the formal sector is increasingly shouldering.

[Monitor] Kampala -The top leadership of Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) wants government to lessen the taxation burden that the formal sector is increasingly shouldering.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

We’ll Continue Backing Command Agriculture – Firms

[The Herald] The private sector has pledged to continue supporting the Command Agriculture Programme under the new dispensation. This is in response to Government calls on stakeholders in the industry to unite and work together to ensure food security,…

[The Herald] The private sector has pledged to continue supporting the Command Agriculture Programme under the new dispensation. This is in response to Government calls on stakeholders in the industry to unite and work together to ensure food security, revive industry and create employment among other things. This came out at the belated Command Agriculture Christmas party in Harare on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Honoured for Leading Fight Against Malaria

[The Herald] Zimbabwe was yesterday honoured alongside five other African countries for leading the way to a Malaria Free-Africa by 2030. The country received the honour from the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) at the 30th African Union (AU) Su…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe was yesterday honoured alongside five other African countries for leading the way to a Malaria Free-Africa by 2030. The country received the honour from the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) at the 30th African Union (AU) Summit. ALMA members are drawn from 49 AU countries with the objective of eradicating malaria on the continent by 2030. Zimbabwe is not a member.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Has Largest Informal Economy in Continent – IMF

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has the second largest informal economy as a percentage of its total economy in the world, after Bolivia, the International Monetary Fund has said. In a working paper titled, “Shadow Economies Around the World: What Did We Learn O…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has the second largest informal economy as a percentage of its total economy in the world, after Bolivia, the International Monetary Fund has said. In a working paper titled, "Shadow Economies Around the World: What Did We Learn Over the Last 20 Years?" in which 158 economies were studied, Zimbabwe, with a score of 60,6 percent, came second to Bolivia which topped at 62,3 percent.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Blast Kills Two Kenyan Soldiers, Injure 3 Others Near Border Town

[Shabelle] Two Kenyan soldiers died and three others sustained injuries when a vehicle they were traveling in was hit by an improvised explosive device (IED) near the border with Somalia on Saturday.

[Shabelle] Two Kenyan soldiers died and three others sustained injuries when a vehicle they were traveling in was hit by an improvised explosive device (IED) near the border with Somalia on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Hotel Owners Feel Pinch of Biting Water Shortage

[Nation] More than one million people in Mombasa and Kilifi counties have been hit by water shortage following power disconnection at Baricho Water station more than one week ago.

[Nation] More than one million people in Mombasa and Kilifi counties have been hit by water shortage following power disconnection at Baricho Water station more than one week ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya