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Zimbabwe: No Attendance, No Pay for Civil Servants - PSC

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[The Herald] Civil servants will be paid only for the days they work and the days they have been officially excused from duty, but will not be paid for the days they take off without permission, the Public Service Commission (PSC) has said.

Zimbabwe: Pasuwa Hands Benni a Lesson

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[The Herald] CALLISTO Pasuwa has provided a timely reminder of the quality which exists among Zimbabwean coaches by leading his Malawian club to a stunning Champions League qualifier victory in South Africa.

Zimbabwe: New Ambassadors Appointed

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[The Herald] President Mnangagwa has appointed new ambassadors to represent Zimbabwe in Germany, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Kingdom of Sweden.

Tanzania: Govt Outlines Measures to Curb Cybercrime

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[Daily News] THE government is taking measures, including establishment of a permanent national committee to address challenges of cyber bullying, controlling fraud and cyber theft through mobile phones in the country.

East Africa: EAC SMEs to Reap Fortunes From Digital Platform

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[Daily News] THE East African Business Council (EABC) has joined forces with Afrieximbank in rolling out the African Customer Due Diligence Platform.

Tanzania: New Brewery Plant Set for Launch in Moshi

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[Daily News] PRIME Minister, Kassim Majaliwa, is expected to grace the launch of a brewery plant in Moshi, Kilimanjaro which will boost employment opportunities and revenue collections.

Tanzania: Minister Decries Skill Deficiency

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[Daily News] LABOUR, Economy and Investment Minister Mudrik Ramadhan Soraga has decried skill deficiency in various sectors, including tourism industry that employs over 60 per cent of the entire workforce.

Tanzania: Simba's Hans Poppe Dies Aged 65

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[Daily News] SIMBA Sports Club Board of Directors' Member, Zacharia Hans Poppe has died at the age of 65.

Former Ivorian PM Charles Konan Banny dies at 78

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Former Ivory Coast prime minister Charles Konan Banny died in a Paris hospital on Friday after contracting Covid-19, close aides said.

Zimbabwe magistrate rules Mugabe should be reburied

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A Zimbabwean court Friday upheld a traditional court’s ruling that the body of former President Robert Mugabe should be exhumed and reburied at a national shrine in the capital.

Africa: Is Africa Ready to Produce a Malaria Vaccine?

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[DW] BioNTech wants to continue the success of its COVID-19 vaccine and use mRNA technology to develop shots against malaria. But is production in Africa realistic?

Africa: 9/11 Through African Eyes

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[DW] Across Africa, it was hard to miss the tragedy unfolding in the US as terrorists struck on September 11, 2001. DW journalists who were in Africa during the 9/11 attacks look back on that day.

Africa: Guinea Coup Highlights the Weaknesses of West Africa's Regional Body

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[The Conversation Africa] The latest coup in Guinea and the reaction of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to suspend the country's membership have yet again demonstrated the ineffectiveness of the regional body in enforcing good governance in the region. It also raises questions about the commitment of its member states to comply with its protocols.

Where is Akon’s Smart City?

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A year after singer Akon laid the first stone of the $6 billion futuristic city he vowed to build for his native Senegal, the site remains grassland.

Tanzania Receives Relief Fund from IMF

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The International Monetary Fund’s executive board has approved $567m in emergency support for Tanzania to help it finance a COVID-19 vaccination campaign and

Creating Emotionally Intelligent Technology

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Egyptian-American computer scientist Rana el Kaliouby co-founded her company Affectiva while undertaking a Ph.D. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

DRC Wants Angolan Mine to Compensate for Waste Leak

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The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo said a toxic-waste leak at a mine in neighboring Angola that is part-owned by the world’s biggest diamond

AfDB Lends Botswana a Helping Hand

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The African Development Bank Group has approved a $137 million loan to support Botswana’s economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. The funds, extended

Nigeria’s Crypto Ban is Ineffective

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Seven months after Nigerian banks were barred from enabling cryptocurrency transactions, bitcoin remains an actively traded asset in the country, partly due

Lusaka’s Economic Recovery Plan

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A week after taking office, Zambia’s new president Hakainde Hichilema has reshuffled the country’s security forces and kicked-off an economic reform drive.

Why Western-led Corporate Sector Regulations Don’t Always Have the Intended Effect in Africa

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Socioeconomic development in African countries, along with other developing countries, is held back by many constraints. These include an insufficiently

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