Congo-Kinshasa: Aid Groups Accuse UN of Manipulating Data Ahead of Polls

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Aid agencies working in the Democratic Republic of Congo have accused the United Nations of manipulating data ahead of elections to give an overly positive impression of the situation in a country beset by conflict and disease.

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Zimbabwe:Banks Impose Tough Conditions On Opening of Foreign Currency Accounts

[New Zimbabwe] FINANCE Minister Mthuli Ncube’s ambitions of seeing US dollar balances swell within banks may turn out to be a pipe dream after Zimbabwean banks have imposed what many locals may find to be difficult conditions for one to open a Foreign Currency Account (FCA).

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Zimbabwe:Taxis, Vendors Cost City U.S.$2 Million

[The Herald] Illegal taxis, vendors and commuter omnibuses occupying parking bays within the Central Business District are costing Harare City Council’s parking unit, City Parking, over $2 million in revenue annually. According to the company’s half-year review report to July 2018, the taxis and kombis are occupying 784 parking bays, depriving City Parking of $94 080 monthly.

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