Category Archives: Business

Drought Threatens Livestock in Western Zimbabwe

BULAWAYO, ZIMBABWE – Drought is taking a toll on Zimbabwe’s agricultural sector, with farmers in the western region losing their livestock at an alarming rate.

More than 4,500 cattle have died in Matabeleland South Province, …

Zimbabwe Rolls Out Lower-Denomination Money to Ease Cash Shortage

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s central bank says it has begun circulating lower-denomination bank notes and coins, in an effort to help end severe shortages of cash and boost the new Zimbabwean currency. But many have doubts …

Zimbabwe distributes new banknotes

HARARE, Zimbabwe’s central bank begins circulating new banknotes on Monday, which it says will help to ease a severe cash shortage as the country suffers a deepening economic crisis.

The bank has played down fears …

South Sudan Promoting Adult Literacy to Maintain Peace

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN – As South Sudan slowly stabilizes after decades of conflict, the world’s youngest nation continues to battle illiteracy. South Sudan has the lowest literacy rate in world: 27% of the adult …

South Sudan Leaders Again Postpone Creation of Unity Government

KAMPALA, UGANDA – South Sudan’s president and chief rebel leader met in Uganda Thursday and agreed to postpone the formation of a unity government for another 100 days. This is the third such delay in …

South Africa nets R363bn worth of investments: Pres Ramaphosa

JOHANNESBURG, The total value of investment commitments made at the second instalment of the South Africa Investment Conference tally up to R363 billion, President Ramaphosa said.

This, the President highlighted, is 17% higher than the …

Sudan Coalition Wants Bashir Turned Over to ICC

KHARTOUM, SUDAN – Sudan’s Forces for Freedom and Change Coalition (FFC) is urging the country’s government to hand over former President Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

The coalition, which represents …

Sudan Coalition Wants Bashir Turned Over to ICC

KHARTOUM, SUDAN – Sudan’s Forces for Freedom and Change Coalition (FFC) is urging the country’s government to hand over former President Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

The coalition, which represents …