[The Herald] Zimbabwe is on course to clear obligations to international financial institutions (IFIs), with the Government already in talks with creditors over bridging finance to settle the debts, Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube has said.
[Vanguard] The Leader of the Senate, Sen.
[Nation] The Treasury has raised its borrowing target for the financial year ending June 2019 by Sh78 billion in the wake of below-par revenue collection in the five months to November 2018.
[The Conversation Africa] Driven by population growth and growing land scarcity, most African farm households are witnessing the gradual sub-division of their land. Over time farms are getting smaller and smaller.
[The Herald] Leading up to this year’s elections, there was a group of holier-than- thou individuals, who campaigned with Bibles in hand, promising to serve the electorate day-and-night and swearing that God was in it.
[News24Wire] Since October 2016, 24 municipalities have been placed under administration, with 13 of these being placed under administration since June.
[Guardian] Accredited election observers have raised concern that further delay in release of the budget to fund 2019 general elections is a threat to Nigeria’s democracy.
[Vanguard] THE Federal Government, Friday, lamented poor funding of the Niger Basin Authority, NBA, by member countries as 37th Ordinary Session of the Council of Ministers meet over issues affecting the organisation’s performance.
[News24Wire] As South Africa prepares for a mid-term budget – due to be delivered in two weeks’ time – rumours are flying thick and fast about the fate of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.
[The Herald] Government has reviewed tax for all electronic transactions from 5 cents per transaction to 2 cents per dollar with both monetary and fiscal authorities commending the new system, which now captures the entire previously untaxed $7,5 billion informal sector, as more progressive.