Zuma in Mozambique for Second Bi-National Commission

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Maputo, Mozambique to co-chair the second session of the South Africa-Mozambique Bi-National Commission (BNC) with President Filipe Nyusi, the presidency has said in a statement. The BNC was scheduled fo…

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Maputo, Mozambique to co-chair the second session of the South Africa-Mozambique Bi-National Commission (BNC) with President Filipe Nyusi, the presidency has said in a statement. The BNC was scheduled for Friday. "The two Heads of State will take the opportunity presented by the BNC to discuss a wide range of bilateral issues including a review of the status of the bilateral relations, the adoption of strategic interventions to further strengthen the relationship, focus

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Govt Versus Masiyiwa’s Econet – Round Two

[Financial Gazette] The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) has declared the Econet Group’s pay television service, Kwese TV, illegal and warned the company against providing services without licence.

[Financial Gazette] The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) has declared the Econet Group's pay television service, Kwese TV, illegal and warned the company against providing services without licence.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Race for Speaker’s Post Heats Up

[Nation] The race for top leadership positions in both the National Assembly and Senate has intensified ahead of the convening of the 12th Parliament next week.

[Nation] The race for top leadership positions in both the National Assembly and Senate has intensified ahead of the convening of the 12th Parliament next week.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Drop-Off Points for Polythene Bags as Monday Ban Looms

[Nation] Kenyans with stocks of polythene bags may declare them to the county governments, take them to supermarkets or wait for official communication on alternative drop-off points–but they must dispose of them anyway before the Monday ban.

[Nation] Kenyans with stocks of polythene bags may declare them to the county governments, take them to supermarkets or wait for official communication on alternative drop-off points--but they must dispose of them anyway before the Monday ban.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Can U.S.$400 Million Fresh Capital Revive National Railways?

[Zimbabwe Independent] The National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) has been operating below capacity for years largely because of an obsolete railway system, lack of capitalisation and skills flight among many other reasons. The parastatal has now partnere…

[Zimbabwe Independent] The National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) has been operating below capacity for years largely because of an obsolete railway system, lack of capitalisation and skills flight among many other reasons. The parastatal has now partnered Transnet and Diaspora Infrastructure Development Group (DIDG) which will invest US$400 million after winning the NRZ recapitalisation tender. Zimbabwe Independent reporter Hazel Ndebele (HN) caught up with NRZ board chair Larry Mavima (LM) to speak about the deal and the parastat

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The Brouhaha Around Legislators’ Debts

[Lesotho Times] OUR air is thick with a vibrant furore around the now (unofficially) widely publicized cabinet decision to disburse M43.5 million to a commercial bank in settlement of the personal interest-free loans of (maximum) M500 000 per person ta…

[Lesotho Times] OUR air is thick with a vibrant furore around the now (unofficially) widely publicized cabinet decision to disburse M43.5 million to a commercial bank in settlement of the personal interest-free loans of (maximum) M500 000 per person taken by some legislators against government guarantee in the ninth, short-lived, two-year parliament that consumed a mere 40 percent of its lifespan.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

KPA Ordered to Show Files for Sh3 Billion Cranes

[Nation] The High Court has ordered Kenya Ports Authority to file the necessary documents regarding an international tender involving purchase of three new cranes worth about Sh3 billion (US$29,625,250) in 2013.

[Nation] The High Court has ordered Kenya Ports Authority to file the necessary documents regarding an international tender involving purchase of three new cranes worth about Sh3 billion (US$29,625,250) in 2013.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Group Cedes Olivine Stake to Treasury

[Financial Gazette] The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has relinquished its stake in troubled fast moving consumer goods manufacturer, Olivine Industries, to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development.

[Financial Gazette] The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has relinquished its stake in troubled fast moving consumer goods manufacturer, Olivine Industries, to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe