Monday, 22 October 2018

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  • Raila Odinga named AU envoy

    Raila Odinga named AU envoy

    Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga was on Saturday appointed High Representative for Infrastructure Development in Africa. In a communique by the Commission’s chairperson Moussa ...

  • Idols twins receive death threats #OmotosoTrial

    Idols twins receive death threats #OmotosoTrial

    Former Idols SA contestants Anele and Neliswa Mxakaza, who won the hearts of South Africans during the 2013 season of the competition, have been receiving death threats after publi ...

  • Gambia probes human rights abuses of Jammeh’s regime

    Gambia probes human rights abuses of Jammeh’s regime

    The Gambia has launched a truth and reconciliation commission to shed light on human rights violations and abuses carried out during the reign of former president Yahya Jammeh, inc ...

  • Currency traders are a security threat – Zimbabwe

    Currency traders are a security threat – Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwean President, Emerson Mnangagwa, has described parallel market currency dealers as a national security threat. He warned that his administration will take drastic measures ...

POOR FAMILIES, SMALL FIRMS TO BENEFIT FROM  AFDB LOAN

POOR FAMILIES, SMALL FIRMS TO BENEFIT FROM AFDB LOAN

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is upbeat the a US$ 12 million line of credit (LOC) to LAPO Microfinance Bank (LAPO MfB) would improve access to financial services b ...

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EQUITY BANK CHALLENGES THE M-PESA’S MONOPOLY

EQUITY BANK CHALLENGES THE M-PESA’S MONOPOLY

Equity Bank, in a move aimed at extending to customers mobile telecommunication services approved by Communications Authority of Kenya, will begin issuing a ultra-thin m ...

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“NEW SARB GOVERNOR MUST NATIONALIZE BANK”

“NEW SARB GOVERNOR MUST NATIONALIZE BANK”

The Congress of South African Trade Unions called for policy reforms following the appointment of new governors for the central bank. This follows the retirement of Gill Marc ...

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GHANA TO ADDRESS HIGH TAX EXEMPTIONS

GHANA TO ADDRESS HIGH TAX EXEMPTIONS

Ghana is determined order to reduce the country's high level of tax exemptions of 3.3 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), a senior offic ial has said. The country's Tax ...

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JSE OFFERING TO TRACK RAND, NAIRA EXCHANGE RATES

JSE OFFERING TO TRACK RAND, NAIRA EXCHANGE RATES

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) launched the first currency futures which track the exchange rate between the local Rand and Nigerian Naira, among select African currencies. ...

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CENTRAL BANK REVIEWS INTERNATIONAL MONEY TRANSFERS

CENTRAL BANK REVIEWS INTERNATIONAL MONEY TRANSFERS

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced a review of the guidelines for international money transfers. Part of the new review include a restriction of the maximum outbound ...

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MARCUS STEPS DOWN AS SARB GOVERNOR

MARCUS STEPS DOWN AS SARB GOVERNOR

Gill Marcus, Governor of the South Africa Reserve Bank (SARB) has announced her intention to step down. Addressing journalists in Cape Town, Marcus, said she would quit ...

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BANK OF GHANA ADDRESSES FINANCIAL DEFICIT

BANK OF GHANA ADDRESSES FINANCIAL DEFICIT

Ghana is making frantic efforts to increase its dwindling international reserves, a senior  official at the Bank of Ghana (BoG) has said. Presently, Ghana's depleted res ...

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FNB TO RETAIN LENDING RATES

FNB TO RETAIN LENDING RATES

First National Bank (FNB) said it would maintain its prime lending rate at 9,25 percent following the decision earlier on Thursday to keep rates on hold until the next meeting of ...

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ECOBANK SEALS BRAZILIAN FINANCE DEAL

ECOBANK SEALS BRAZILIAN FINANCE DEAL

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, has announced a strategic $20million  trade financing deal with the Brazilian National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES). ...

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