Bitcoin Is Illegal – Central Bank

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has warned members of the public against using Bitcoin, saying its use is not legal in the country. The RBZ has been lax towards regulating the crypto currency arguing that despite its popularity, the cen…

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has warned members of the public against using Bitcoin, saying its use is not legal in the country. The RBZ has been lax towards regulating the crypto currency arguing that despite its popularity, the central bank discouraged its use due to lack of a regulatory frameworks for exchanges and start-ups providing digital currency related financial services.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The Road to Abidjan – Key Themes for AU-EU Summit

[SAIIA] Previously called the Africa-EU Summit, the AU-EU Summit convenes in Abidjan on 28 and 29 November this year. This triennial gathering brings heads of state together to discuss pressing issues facing Africa and Europe, including youth employmen…

[SAIIA] Previously called the Africa-EU Summit, the AU-EU Summit convenes in Abidjan on 28 and 29 November this year. This triennial gathering brings heads of state together to discuss pressing issues facing Africa and Europe, including youth employment, gender, migration, economic cooperation, and the Joint Africa-EU Strategy (JAES) which governs the relationship between the two institutions.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

196,372 Acres Set Aside for Cotton Cultivation By 2018

[The Exchange] A new era of agriculture has unveiled with the latest cash crop soaring on the surface of the sphere. Tanzania is set to get competitive in cotton farming, with its season kicking in at such a favorable time for the country’s economy. Ge…

[The Exchange] A new era of agriculture has unveiled with the latest cash crop soaring on the surface of the sphere. Tanzania is set to get competitive in cotton farming, with its season kicking in at such a favorable time for the country's economy. Geita Region is delighted to make the debut of the crop for the 2017/18 that was opened under 196, 373 acres. The land is set to be cultivated in contract farming, an effective methodology for the crop.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Crafty Tanzanite Dealers to Face State Wrath

[Daily News] TANZANITE traders have been cautioned to get prepared psychologically in legal trade of the minerals as the government vows to stop shoddy deals that shrouded the business.

[Daily News] TANZANITE traders have been cautioned to get prepared psychologically in legal trade of the minerals as the government vows to stop shoddy deals that shrouded the business.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

The AU’s Chequered History With Military Coups

[ISS] In the aftermath of the intervention by the military in Zimbabwe that led to yesterday’s resignation of President Robert Mugabe, there was a strong call from Zimbabweans for the African Union (AU) and the Southern African Development Community (S…

[ISS] In the aftermath of the intervention by the military in Zimbabwe that led to yesterday's resignation of President Robert Mugabe, there was a strong call from Zimbabweans for the African Union (AU) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to not get involved.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mobile Phone Network Expansion Rises

[Daily News] MOBILE phone network has reached 95 per cent of Tanzanians some two decades since the service was launched, lifting the level of financial inclusion to 65 per cent.

[Daily News] MOBILE phone network has reached 95 per cent of Tanzanians some two decades since the service was launched, lifting the level of financial inclusion to 65 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Nairobi County Commits to Building Centralized Oil Tankers Parking

[The Exchange] The Nairobi County government has affirmed its commitment in construction of a centralized tanker parking and marshaling yard in the city, aimed at ensuring safety in handling of petroleum products.

[The Exchange] The Nairobi County government has affirmed its commitment in construction of a centralized tanker parking and marshaling yard in the city, aimed at ensuring safety in handling of petroleum products.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Emmerson Mnangagwa Set to Return to Harare and Replace Mugabe

[Deutsche Welle] Robert Mugabe’s former ally, whose sacking triggered the chain of events that led to the president’s resignation, is due back from exile. Emmerson Mnangagwa could be sworn in as president on Friday.

[Deutsche Welle] Robert Mugabe's former ally, whose sacking triggered the chain of events that led to the president's resignation, is due back from exile. Emmerson Mnangagwa could be sworn in as president on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe