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Zimbabwe: Doctors Being Bribed By the Enemy to Remain On Strike - Mnangagwa
    [New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has accused Zimbabwean doctors of being funded by the enemy to persist with their job action which is now into its fourth month.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 05:57:09 GMT
Nigeria: Turkish Airlines Makes Promises Amidst Suspension From Nigeria
    [Premium Times] Turkish Airline has pledged to commence immediately freight of all leftover passengers' baggage in Turkey to Nigeria following the suspension of its operations in Nigeria.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 05:25:01 GMT
Nigeria: Nigeria Mulls Banning Importation of More Items - Minister
    [Premium Times] The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, says the federal government is considering banning the importation of more items being produced or with the potential of being produced in Nigeria.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 05:23:44 GMT
Uganda: Milk Imports From Uganda Baffle Kenyan Officials
    [East African] A Kenyan government delegation is set to visit Uganda this week to determine if milk imports coming into the country are Ugandan or from other sources.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 06:24:53 GMT
Rwanda: Rwanda Now Gets Qatar On Board for Bugesera Airport
    [East African] Troubled Portuguese investor Mota Engil has been pushed out of the deal to construct Rwanda's biggest airport--New Bugesera Airport--with their stake now going to Qatar Airways.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 06:23:51 GMT
Nigeria: Lagos to Test-Run Blue Line Rail December 2020
    [Vanguard] Lagos State Government said on Sunday the first phase of its 27-kilometre blue line rail system would be test-run by December next year.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 05:31:34 GMT
Sudan: UNIDO Praises Sudan Cooperation With Private Sector
    [SNA] Khartoum -UNIDO manager of Sudan Office Dr. Mohamed Sayed Abdel Momein praised ministry of industry and trade cooperation for developing Sudanese private sector.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 10:19:21 GMT
Namibia: Bank of Namibia Keeps Repo Rate Unchanged At 6.50 Percent
    [New Era] Windhoek -Local consumers were granted some marginal relief when the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Namibia (BoN) yesterday confirmed that the repo rate will remain unchanged at 6.50 percent.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 09:44:57 GMT
Rwanda: Local Start Up to Take On Space Left By Jumia Exit
    [New Times] CanGo is a local startup which was previously engaged in taxi-hailing service as SafeMotos.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 09:42:02 GMT
Tanzania: Margaret Ikongo Appointed Vodacom Tanzania Interim Chairperson
    [Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Vodacom Tanzania announced the appointment of its interim chairperson as the company is completing the process to get a long term replacement.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 09:38:44 GMT
Kenya: Kenya Airways Names Acting CEO
    [Nation] Kenya Airways (KQ) has announced the appointment of Allan Kilavuka as its acting chief executive officer, replacing Polish national Sebastian Mikosz who opted out of the top job before expiry of his contract.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 09:30:08 GMT
Ghana: Use Tax Payers' Money Judiciously to Improve Local Economy - Ato Arthur
    [Ghanaian Times] The Head of Local Government Service (LGS), Dr Nana Ato Arthur, has charged administrative officers of the various Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to ensure that tax payers' money are used judiciously to improve the local economy.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 09:23:58 GMT
Ghana: Street Academy Children Experience Banking At Barclays
    [Ghanaian Times] The Operations team of Barclays Bank has given less fortunate children from the Street Academy a reason to dream big by giving them an experience of working in a bank.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 09:23:54 GMT
Ghana: 500 New Employees Inducted Into Civil Service
    [Ghanaian Times] A total of 500 new employees have been inducted into the Ghana Civil Service (GCS) in Accra, yesterday.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 09:23:43 GMT
Ghana: FBNBank Ghana Rewards Promo Winners
    [Ghanaian Times] Three loyal customers of FBNBank Ghana have won an all expense paid trip to Dubai, South Africa and Royal Senchi at the end of the bank's Save and Win Promo.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 09:23:13 GMT
Tanzania: Govt Says Wagons Available for Hire
    [Daily News] THE government has invited private individuals and companies to hire central railway wagons for transporting their cargo as Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) renovates its ports, including terminals that support the use of wagon ferries.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 09:16:09 GMT
Botswana: Deal to Open More Markets
    [Botswana Daily News] Maun -It is hoped that Southern African Customs Union (SACU) and European Free Trade Association (EFTA) free trade agreement, which is under review, will open more markets for goods from the countries involved.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 09:05:20 GMT
Nigeria: Dangote Refinery Will Strengthen Nigeria's Macro-Economic Environment - Ahmed
    [This Day] The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has stated that the 650, 000 per day Dangote Refinery and Petrochemical Plant currently under construction at the Lekki Free Trade Zone, in Lagos State, will strengthen Nigeria's Macro-economic environment.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 09:03:38 GMT
Nigeria: Workers' Strike Cuts Power Supply to 2,828MW
    [This Day] Abuja -As businesses and individuals count the cost of last week's strike by electricity workers, records obtained yesterday from the office of the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has shown that the daily electricity supply also dipped to an average of 2,828 megawatts (MW) following the short-lived strike by the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE).
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 09:03:36 GMT
Nigeria: From Osun to Ondo - Artesanal Mining, Untapped Resources Undermines Nigeria's Economy
    [Premium Times] In February 2017, President Muhammadu Buhari's administration published its Economic Recovery Growth plan (ERGP) 2017-2020. One of the plans is to create an enabling environment for private investment in mining, especially of energy minerals, iron and steel, gold and gemstones and to decrease value leaks by formalising mining activities.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 09:02:23 GMT
Nigeria: Finance Bill As Lifeline for Nigeria's Economic Renaissance
    [This Day] The Finance Bill if passed into law will enhance Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria, strengthen micro, small and medium scale enterprises, as well as address the revenue challenge facing the country.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 09:01:06 GMT
Liberia: IMF Approves U.S.213.6 Million for Liberia
    [New Dawn] The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday December 11, approved US213.6 million for Liberia under its Extended Credit Facility (ECF).
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 08:27:48 GMT
Liberia: Use Your Skills to Create Jobs
    [New Dawn] -Weah tells UL graduates
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 08:27:31 GMT
Liberia: CBL Hosts Economic Forum On Financial Inclusion
    [New Dawn] The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) will on Friday, December 13, 2019 hold the third in series of its Economic Forum in the Auditorium of Bank with the theme: "Financial Inclusion in Liberia: How far we have come and where are we headed?"
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 08:27:26 GMT
Liberia: Fresh Banknotes Raise Concern
    [New Dawn] -Lawmaker writes Plenary to cite Central Bank
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 08:27:19 GMT
Nigeria: Turkish Airlines Pledges to Return Passengers Baggage Before Dec. 17
    [Vanguard] Turkish Airline has pledged to commence immediately freight of all leftover passengers' baggage in Turkey to Nigeria following the suspension of its operations in Nigeria.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 08:26:27 GMT
Nigeria: Ex-Governors Impoverishing Their States With Huge Pensions
    [Vanguard] In what would, otherwise, have been another dreary week in which one sad report pushed another off the pages of Nigerian newspapers, the report that the Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, to recover pension funds claimed by former state governors while serving as Senators and Ministers from their states after leaving office as governors.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 08:26:23 GMT
Nigeria: Naira Depreciation to Persist As Reserves Drops to 2 Year Low
    [Vanguard] The downward trend in the fortune of the naira against the dollar is expected to persist this week even as the nation's external reserve falls to the lowest level in two years.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 08:23:09 GMT
Sudan: North Darfur Students Want Bread, Buses, and Better Dorms
    [Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -On Thursday, students of the University of El Fasher in North Darfur took to the streets in protest against the deteriorating conditions in the dormitories, the continuing shortages of bread and transportation, and the soaring prices of basic commodities.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 08:10:37 GMT
Cameroon: Betamba Childhood Institution - Military to Do Modernisation Work
    [Cameroon Tribune] The Military Engineering Corps (GENIE Militaire) will carry out the three-year rehabilitation and equipment works.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 08:04:16 GMT
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