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[Namibian] LABOUR Resource and Research Institute director Mike Akuupa says the government has not engaged stakeholders enough regarding the implications the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement has on the country. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
[The Herald] GOVERNMENT is working hard to ensure that the country's road network is revamped to allow citizens to travel without hassles, an official has said. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
[The Herald] The $28 million Bindura-Shamva Road, which took 26 years to complete, was commissioned by Transport and Infrastructure Development Minister Joram Gumbo last weekend. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
[The Herald] The mining sector has over the last few years emerged as one of the strongest pillars on which economic recovery will lean and in this regard we commend efforts by Government to facilitate resumption to full production by big mining firms as enunciated by President Mnangagwa early this [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
[The Herald] Production of platinum at Unki Mine for the second quarter ended on June 30 this year increased by 7 percent to 20 900 ounces from 19 500 ounces recorded in the same period last year due to a rise in concentrator output and recoveries. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
[The Herald] President Mnangagwa has called for high levels of commitment by farmers especially those near water bodies to ensure high productivity and subsequent food sufficiency. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
[The Herald] Low cost airliner, fastjet, is set to land at the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport at about 9am today, on the aviation firm's inaugural flight on the Harare-Bulawayo route. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
[Zimbabwe Independent] A popular pastime for small children in Harare is to go to the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport to watch planes taking off and landing. When I was growing up, my mum would take me to the viewing balcony at the old airport, where we would enjoy a [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
[Nation] Teachers in lower cadres will from next week get their full pay increase while those in special schools will have their allowances collapsed and consolidated with their salaries. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
[Nation] The Central Organisation of Trade Unions (Cotu) has threatened to call for a nationwide strike over the new tax measures proposed in the Finance Bill, 2018. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
[IPS] Sydney & Kuala Lumpur -The United States has had the world's largest trade deficit for almost half a century. In 2017, the US trade deficit in goods and services was $566 billion; without services, the merchandise account deficit was $810 billion. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -A set of sophisticated tools will help financial institutions uncover profits from human trafficking - estimated at $150 billion per year - that are moving through their systems, an anti-trafficking coalition said on Thursday. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
[Premium Times] The House of Representatives on Thursday, resolved to investigate alleged loss of N8 trillion from leakages and illegal mining of gold and other solid mineral resources in the country. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
[Premium Times] A former minister of education in Nigeria, Oby Ezekwesili, has predicted doom for the country's new national carrier, the Nigeria Air. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
[Govt of SA] Four Ekurhuleni Metro officials aged between 37 and 44 years are set to appear in court tomorrow (Thursday 19 July 2018) on allegations that they conspired with motorists to defraud the state of hundreds of thousands of rands in motor vehicle licence fees. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
[Deutsche Welle] Seeds modified in a lab are often touted as a means to boost agriculture and food security in Africa. There is some resistance on the continent and debate on preserving its traditional seed base instead. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
[East African] Uganda announced Tuesday that it had collected Ush7 billion (about $1.8 million) from newly-introduced levies on social media use and mobile money transactions. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
[East African] Since debts can only be repaid if a country generates money through economic activity, some countries may seek to expand their industrial bases or conversely the tax base from which they can collect tax revenues to pay off their domestic debt. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
[Govt of SA] Address by Deputy President David Mabuza on the occasion of the 2nd Provincial B-BBEE Township and Rural Economies Summit in East London, Eastern Cape Province [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
[Daily Maverick] More than 130 mineworkers have died in South Africa's mines in the past 18 months. Unions are now calling for mine safety laws to be altered to hold mine management to account through the enforcement of a fine. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
Source: Allafrica.com Business News

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