Gap in Inflation Stats and Reality

[Zimbabwe Independent] As Zimbabweans begin to feel the bite of the current wave of price increases and soaring cost of living, there is growing suspicion and concern that the official inflation rate does not quite reflect the economic reality on the g…

[Zimbabwe Independent] As Zimbabweans begin to feel the bite of the current wave of price increases and soaring cost of living, there is growing suspicion and concern that the official inflation rate does not quite reflect the economic reality on the ground.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Judoka Begins Medal Chase

[Times of Zambia] Judoka Andrew Kaswanga today begins his medal pursuit at the 2018 World Junior Championship in Croatia when he steps on the mat to face Madagascar’s Eugen Matveiciuc in the -81kg event.

[Times of Zambia] Judoka Andrew Kaswanga today begins his medal pursuit at the 2018 World Junior Championship in Croatia when he steps on the mat to face Madagascar's Eugen Matveiciuc in the -81kg event.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

‘The Executioner’ Ready to Prove His Mettle

[New Era] Windhoek -One of Namibia’s most feared boxers, Walter ‘The Executioner’ Kautondokwa, will tomorrow step into the ring to defend his coveted WBO Africa Middleweight belt against Tanzania’s Meschack Mwankemwa at the Windhoek Country Club.

[New Era] Windhoek -One of Namibia's most feared boxers, Walter 'The Executioner' Kautondokwa, will tomorrow step into the ring to defend his coveted WBO Africa Middleweight belt against Tanzania's Meschack Mwankemwa at the Windhoek Country Club.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Rural Water Treatment Project Gets Funding

[Namibia Economist] The Adaptation Fund (AF) approved N$60 million for a four year project which will pilot and utilise renewable power and membrane technology at the Grünau settlement and the Bethanie village, located south of the country.

[Namibia Economist] The Adaptation Fund (AF) approved N$60 million for a four year project which will pilot and utilise renewable power and membrane technology at the Grünau settlement and the Bethanie village, located south of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Sacked Minister Mupfumira in Trouble

[Zimbabwe Independent] President Robert Mugabe last week further threw sacked Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare minister Prisca Mupfumira under the bus after accusing her of corruption and abuse of funds at the ministry she headed.

[Zimbabwe Independent] President Robert Mugabe last week further threw sacked Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare minister Prisca Mupfumira under the bus after accusing her of corruption and abuse of funds at the ministry she headed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Economists Question Inflation Stats

[Zimbabwe Independent] A debate has arisen over whether the country’s statistical agency is cooking up inflation figures against a wave of price increases that has left consumers restive.

[Zimbabwe Independent] A debate has arisen over whether the country's statistical agency is cooking up inflation figures against a wave of price increases that has left consumers restive.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The More Things Change the More They Remain the Same

[Zimbabwe Independent] As Zimbabweans sleep-walk into yet another general election, there is no escaping the sense that perhaps this whole process is a costly charade and the US$274 million earmarked for the poll could be put to better use by being cha…

[Zimbabwe Independent] As Zimbabweans sleep-walk into yet another general election, there is no escaping the sense that perhaps this whole process is a costly charade and the US$274 million earmarked for the poll could be put to better use by being channelled towards the grossly underfunded social sectors of education and health.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

2017 Movember Campaign Launched

[Namibia Economist] The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) and Paratus launched the 2017 Movember campaign this week in Windhoek, which will run under the theme, “The Scottish Leader”.

[Namibia Economist] The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) and Paratus launched the 2017 Movember campaign this week in Windhoek, which will run under the theme, "The Scottish Leader".

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Police Has No Monopoly Over Violence, Says Tajamuka

[New Zimbabwe] Social movement, Tajamuka/Sesjikile Campaign has warned the police that they would mobilize for retaliatory action against the law enforcement agents if the harassment of vendors and touts under the so called operation “Restore Order” co…

[New Zimbabwe] Social movement, Tajamuka/Sesjikile Campaign has warned the police that they would mobilize for retaliatory action against the law enforcement agents if the harassment of vendors and touts under the so called operation "Restore Order" continues.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Police, Vendors Cat and Mouse Chase Stretching Into Nightfall

[263Chat] This past week, Harare Central Business District (CBD) has been some kind of a war zone between vendors and police with the operation to move the former to designated points spilling into the night.

[263Chat] This past week, Harare Central Business District (CBD) has been some kind of a war zone between vendors and police with the operation to move the former to designated points spilling into the night.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe