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Namibia: Treasury Carrot Fails to Spur Debt Uptake

September 7, 2020 | Source: Namibian

[Namibian] ONE would have expected that after the introduction of the N$8,1 billion Covid-19 relief package by the government, which included guarantees for at least N$2 billion, the private sector would rush to take up debt.

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Namibia: Fishcor Corruption Probe Completed

September 7, 2020 | Source: Namibian

[Namibian] The Anti-Corruption Commission has completed its investigation of alleged corruption with the use of fishing quotas allocated to the National Fishing Corporation of Namibia (Fishcor).

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Zimbabwe: Heating System to Rescue Tobacco Industry

September 7, 2020 | Source: 263Chat

[263Chat] Balancing economic and health interests has always been the world’s biggest nightmare, especially for tobacco producing countries that rely on the golden leaf for foreign export earnings.

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Zimbabwe: No Private Taxi Return Post Covid-19 – Govt

September 7, 2020 | Source: 263Chat

[263Chat] Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Secretary, Nick Mangwana has indicated that private commuter omnibuses will not return on the road in the post COVID-19 period, in a development that will make the government-run Zimbabwe Unite…

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Namibia: Fishrot Lawyers’ Convictions Stand After Appeal Loss

September 7, 2020 | Source: Namibian

[Namibian] Two South African lawyers who were arrested for working in Namibia without employment permits when they were set to represent the men charged in the Fishrot corruption case in court last year, have lost an appeal against their convictions on…

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Namibia: AfDB President Adesina Reinvents Second Term With Covid-19 in Mind

September 7, 2020 | Source: Namibia Economist

[Namibia Economist] In a speech kicking off his second term as African Development Bank chief, newly sworn in President Akinwumi Adesina unveiled a sweeping vision to consolidate the institution’s successes of the last five years, hone the Bank’s opera…

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Zimbabwe: Farmers Push for Land Protection Against Invasion

September 7, 2020 | Source: 263Chat

[263Chat] Farmers from mining communities have put their hopes in the yet be gazetted Mines and Minerals Amendment Bill to protect their land from invasions by miners.

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Zimbabwe: Mining Workers Union Bemoan Increasing Workplace Accidents

September 7, 2020 | Source: 263Chat

[263Chat] Following the death of an employee in a workplace accident at Jena Mines in Silobela, the Zimbabwe Diamond and Allied Mineral Workers Union (ZDAMWU) has expressed concern over the lack of occupational safety at the entity.

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Namibia: Ohangwena Accused of SME Sabotage

September 7, 2020 | Source: Namibian

[Namibian] Several business owners in the Ohangwena region are unhappy with the Ohangwena Regional Council’s procurement process, claming the council is sidelining them.

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Zimbabwe: ‘Dialogue Alone Will Not Solve the Crisis’

September 7, 2020 | Source: Kubatana.net

[Kubatana.net] Heal Zimbabwe continues calling on the government to implement a raft of reforms to address the country’s current challenges. During a Twitter Talk with OpenParly, the organisation called on the government not to bank on dialogue alone b…

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