Southern Africa

Southern Africa

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 08:25:30 GMT
Zimbabwe: Country Still Imports Carrots and Potatoes, Says Central Bank Boss Mangudya
[New Zimbabwe] Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor, John Mangudya says the country was wasting a lot of scarce foreign currency through importing carrots and potatoes, among things that could be produced locally.

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 07:26:19 GMT
Africa: How History Explains Election Violence - Kenya and Zambia Tell the Story
[The Conversation Africa] Why do the first multiparty elections after authoritarian rule turn violent in some countries but not in others?

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 05:06:01 GMT
South Africa: Domestic Abuse Claims Fly As State of Nation Debate Turns Into Shouting Match
[News24Wire] The debate on President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address (SONA) descended into a shouting match in the National Assembly after an ANC MP accused EFF leader Julius Malema of domestic violence.

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 10:30:01 GMT
South Africa: Victory in Court for Philippi Horticultural Area
[Daily Maverick] With findings that neither the City of Cape Town nor the provincial government considered the full impact of development on the Cape Flats Aquifer in the Philippi Horticultural Area, the Cape High Court has sent two crucial decisions...

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 09:47:16 GMT
Zimbabwe: Subsidized Grain Being Smuggled to DR Congo
[263Chat] Shocking revelations of alleged smuggling of government's subsidized grain into the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) by organized cartels in the local milling industry have emerged, 263Chat Business can reveal.