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October 30, 2017 6:52 AM Zimbabwe: Nkosana Moyo Says Mugabe As Unwell As Tsvangirai, in the U.S. Both Wouldn't Be Allowed to Contest

Former Industry and International Trade Minister Nkosana Moyo Friday dismissed President Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangirai as unsuitable for the 2018 Presidential race because of their poor state of health. Moyo, who has declared his bid to challenge for presidency in 2018, was speaking to a group of Harare youths who had invited him to address them on his election 159

October 27, 2017 11:51 AM Namibia: A Century of Africa's Agricultural Development

Rising food insecurity, poverty, hunger, unemployment and rural underdevelopment on the African continent (I am using Africa here to imply sub-Saharan Africa) has pushed the agenda towards an agricultural development strategy, especially in the rural areas. Now, in a cyclical fashion, agricultural productivity, agricultural sustainability, rural employment 186

October 24, 2017 7:24 PM Albert Einstein's note on happiness sells for $1.3 million at Jerusalem auction

The famous physicist wrote the sentence on a bit of stationary after finding out he had won the 1921 Nobel Prize in physics. His words were as lucrative as they were profound. A note on happiness written by Albert Einstein in a Tokyo hotel in 1922 fetched a relatively high price of $1.3 million (€1.1 million) at a Jerusalem auction house on Tuesday 305

October 24, 2017 8:57 AM Govt buckles to UN pressure on North Korea dealings

GOVERNMENT is investigating local businesses suspected of having ties with North Korea as Harare buckles to pressure from the United Nations (UN) Security Council over questionable dealings with the Asian country’s rogue regime. Responding to questions yesterday, Foreign Affairs permanent secretary Joey Bimha told the Zimbabwe Independent that government 122

October 24, 2017 6:53 AM U.N. adds 32 items to list of prohibited goods for North Korea

UNITED NATIONS--A U.N. committee has added 32 items that have both civilian and military uses to a list of prohibited goods and technologies banned from sale or transfer to North Korea. The committee that monitors sanctions against North Korea said in a report to the Security Council circulated Monday that the additions range from boxes that can be used to carry 142

October 23, 2017 10:08 PM UN adds 32 items to list of prohibited goods for North Korea

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. committee has added 32 items that have both civilian and military uses to a list of prohibited goods and technologies banned from sale or transfer to North Korea. The committee that monitors sanctions against North Korea said in a report to the Security Council circulated Monday that the additions range from boxes that can be used to carry 155

October 21, 2017 8:30 AM Zambia’s trade with South Africa is a Joke

Despite political rhetoric, Zambia’s trade with South Africa is a shameful joke. And, the elephant in the room is not Government but the private sector. It cannot always be Government. Government is not a trader. It is a facilitator. Even in countries where Government has not been the best facilitator, the private sector has never been as naïve and low-thinking 200

October 15, 2017 10:47 AM [WATCH] Muscat on Air Malta: Nothing will keep us from taking important decisions

The Prime Minister said that the government would be explaining what needed to be done in the coming days Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said this morning that “nothing and no one” would stand in the way of the government’s efforts to turn Air Malta around. “[It] will remain the main pillar of Malta’s tourism sector and one of the backbone’s of the country’s 111

October 13, 2017 9:48 AM UK-Dutch-built Sentinel launches to track air quality

A UK-assembled satellite has launched from Russia on a mission to monitor air quality around the globe. Its Dutch-designed instrument will make 20 million observations daily, building maps of polluting gases and particles known to be harmful to health. S5P rode to orbit on a converted Russian intercontinental ballistic missile called a Rockot. The vehicle 147

October 11, 2017 2:00 AM Zec voter education lacks in motivating the electorate

THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) recently launched a voter education campaign through a planned five-day national blitz, reaching out to potential eligible voters. Similarly, civic society groups and some political parties invariably embarked on last-minute initiatives to educate sections of the electorate. The foregoing efforts were a precursor 126