[The Herald] Acting President Kembo Mohadi has described the tourism industry as a key building bloc towards Zimbabwe’s vision to become a middle income economy by 2030 and called for increased youth participation in the sector.
[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.
[Monitor] Uganda is a gifted country, with variety to showcase to a tourist so much that if half of its tourism potential were to be realised, its contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) would immensely catapult economic development over and above its currently leading sectors.
[Zimbabwe Independent] When Schweppes Zimbabwe tweaked its recipe a few weeks ago to lower sugar levels and do away with some ingredients in its Mazoe orange drinks, it was meant to fend off health advocates.
[Monitor] Kampala -The World Bank has advised government to expand its tax base in order to sustain economic growth and development.
[Namibia Economist] The stock of international reserves is projected to cover 3.8 months of imports of goods and services, said the Bank of Namibia Governor, Ipumbu Shiimi this week.
[Premium Times] The Nigerian government on Wednesday said that the nation has fully exited recession.
[New Times] The International Monetary Fund has spoken out on Rwanda’s debt levels, saying that though they have gone up in the recent past they are still manageable.
[Guardian] The Vice President, of the federal republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has called on foreign investors to invest in Nigeria, adding that the country is the investment destination for Africa.
[Premium Times] A large number of youth claiming to be former armed militants in the Niger Delta area of Ondo State on Friday protested in Akure, the state capital, over their non-inclusion in the extended amnesty program.