[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa received a boost Monday after Russian diamond giant Alrosa – the world’s biggest gem producer – confirmed its return to Zimbabwe.
[News24Wire] A “full-scale investigation” into allegations against Professional Protective Alternatives (PPA) and the Clifton Fourth Beach furore is still under way after the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (Psira) received additional statements from eyewitnesses and “complainants with intimate information”.
[Guardian] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday inaugurated an advisory technical committee for the implementation of the proposed N30, 000 new minimum wage for Nigerian workers.
[Nation] Five of the country’s beaches — Diani, Mombasa, Watamu, Chale Island and Shela — featured in the Top 50 African Beaches Category by Flightnetwork.com, an online travel publication.
[News24Wire] Media houses need to deeply introspect on their practices and how these might be contributing to democracy or eroding trust, the South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) urged this week.
[New Times] Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali, has received a continental award in Best Architectural Design and Best Hotel Development category.
[East African] Tanzania is working on a model that will help ensure that every citizen enjoys health insurance.
[Citizen] Dodoma -Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has directed the ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment as well as the ministry of Agriculture to immediately end the problem of sugar smuggling.
[Daily News] PLANS are underway for an Indian investor to set up a cassava processing plant in Dodoma with the view of getting starch for animal feed.
[Guardian] Expansion of telecommunications services by network operators to rural areas has slowed down drastically.