[The Herald] Zimbabwe will not import maize as it has become food secure, with farmers having so far delivered 1,1 million tonnes to the Grain Marketing Board for the 2018 marketing season, thanks to the successful Command Agriculture programme.
[New Zimbabwe] Zanu PF sharpened the robber state (through a) shameless announcement of raft meant to pick-pocket the poor in a bid to fund the lifestyles of the political elites.”
[Nation] Kenya is in the grip of a national health crisis as millions of shillings are spent reducing complications from unsafe abortions.
[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has reiterated its demands for a 50 percent pay hike for Zimbabwean workers in the wake of the continued increase in prices of goods and services in the country.
[New Times] The tourism sector fetched $438M in revenues in 2017 up from $404M in the previous year, the Rwanda Development Board Annual Report shows.
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian economy needs strong public private partnership and the current reform should shape the private sector to make it engine of the nation’s economy which needs revolutionary change, economic experts said.
[ANGOP] Luanda -The former chairperson of the Sonangol Board of Directors, Isabel dos Santos, ignored the first notification from the Attorney General’s Office (PGR) to provide clarification on her management as the head of the national hydrocarbons concessionaire.
[East African] Uganda and Tanzania have taken over the Democratic Republic of Congo’s fish market from Rwanda, which is grappling with weak domestic production.
[Premium Times] A former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed into the board of social media giant, Twitter Inc.
[East African] Kenya is likely to start growing genetically modified cotton on commercial basis next year.