Nigeria:Experts to New Finance Minister – Make Budget Financing Top Priority

[Leadership] Economic experts have said Nigeria’s new Minister of Finance Mrs Zainab Ahmed should as a matter of necessity, make financing of the nation’s 2018 budget a topmost one in her list of duty, and ensure right deployment of available resources to the appropriate segments. Mrs Ahmed sits in a strategic position of the coordinator of the economy.

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Zimbabwe:Lecturer Mararike in Trouble Over Grace Mugabe Degree

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZAAC) is investigating University of Zimbabwe (UZ) lecturer Professor Claude Mararike on allegations of abuse of office for fraudulently awarding a Doctor of Philosophy degree to former First Lady Grace Mugabe.

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Nigeria: Health Workers Strike – Abuja Hospitals Yet to Comply

[Premium Times] Normal activities continued in government hospitals in Abuja on Thursday as health workers are yet to comply with the call by the Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, to embark on strike over alleged inability of the federal government to meet their demands.

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Zimbabwe: Dad Jailed For Raping 13-Year-Old Daughter

[The Herald] Masvingo -A 45-year-old Bikita man, who raped his epileptic teenage daughter and denied the charge claiming he was impotent, has been sentenced to an effective 18 years in jail by a Masvingo magistrate. The man from Mukanganwi communal lands was convicted of raping his 13- year-old daughter three times in August last year.

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