[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.
[Nairobi News] A tweet by President Uhuru Kenyatta on China’s $60 billion kitty for development in Africa was met by angry comments from Kenyans.
[Vanguard] With the troll of sex dolls which has become the order of the day in the country and on social media, many are quizzed as to whether or not the sex robots can deliver as they have been hyped. One person who has lent her voice on this is Nollywood actress, producer and self acclaimed sex goddess, Seyi Hunter.
[Bhekisisa] Saturday’s surprise announcement could be the latest blow to the country’s bid for better healthcare.
[The Conversation Africa] With the price of a bitcoin reaching record highs of more than $10,000, more and more ordinary people consider investing in the cryptocurrency. The recent price surge, however, comes with tremendous risks. Investors should be prepared for the possibility that they could lose their entire investment.
[Zimbabwe Independent] Instead of bringing a sense of relief and stability, the announcement by Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya in his mid-term monetary policy statement last week that he will soon inject an additional US$300 million in bond notes has only helped to fuel uncertainty. This shows that unless there is a major policy shift, the economy will remain in the doldrums, analysts say.
[Citizen] Mwanza -Despite Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) reports, which suggest a big number of tourists visit the country, tourism stakeholders in the region face a difficult time due to a sharp drop in the number tourists.
[New Zimbabwe] Harare -Earning a monthly wage of $250, 38-year-old Shylet Rukweza has always wanted all her money at once as her landlord demands a cash payment of 150 dollars for her monthly accommodation rent.
[The Conversation Africa] The alcohol industry is doing exactly what the tobacco industry did several decades ago to ensure growth and increase profits: expanding into Africa as an underdeveloped market.
[Bhekisisa] A new report finds that 90% of those people surveyed support a controversial Act that now also stands between LGBTI communities and healthcare.