CBN Okays Wider Margin for BDCs

[Guardian] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved an upward review of the trading margin available to operators of Bureau De Change (BDC) in the country.

[Guardian] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved an upward review of the trading margin available to operators of Bureau De Change (BDC) in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Time to Expedite Action On Drug Control Bill

[Guardian] There is this common saying that wealth is health. But it is very interesting to note that this eternal verity goes beyond being wealthy. It is simply a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being. That is why the health care of…

[Guardian] There is this common saying that wealth is health. But it is very interesting to note that this eternal verity goes beyond being wealthy. It is simply a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being. That is why the health care of an individual is of paramount importance to the extent that one has to be conscious of his or her intake of substances, be it food or drugs.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fisheries Ministry Inaugurates ‘Closed Season’ Committee

[Ghana Govt.] The Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministry has inaugurated a ‘Closed Season’ Committee that will draw up a programme for the effective implementation of the August 2018 Closed Season.

[Ghana Govt.] The Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministry has inaugurated a 'Closed Season' Committee that will draw up a programme for the effective implementation of the August 2018 Closed Season.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

UN Calls for Calm in Mali

[UN News] According to news reports, police used tear gas to break up opposition supporters who had planned to march through the capital, calling for more transparency, ahead of presidential elections due to take place next month.

[UN News] According to news reports, police used tear gas to break up opposition supporters who had planned to march through the capital, calling for more transparency, ahead of presidential elections due to take place next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Soccer – Simba Sweat to Tame Sharks

[Daily News] Nakuru -MAINLAND Premier League Champions Simba laboured to oust dark horse Kariobangi Sharks with a 3-2 spot kick victory at Afraha Stadium in Nakuru. The little known Sharks defiantly survived several threats to force a barren draw with …

[Daily News] Nakuru -MAINLAND Premier League Champions Simba laboured to oust dark horse Kariobangi Sharks with a 3-2 spot kick victory at Afraha Stadium in Nakuru. The little known Sharks defiantly survived several threats to force a barren draw with Tanzanian giants at the end of the normal 90 minutes.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Johannesburg, a Laboratory for the Future Direction of National Politics

[Daily Maverick] On Monday the council in the City of Joburg sat to discuss its budget. So complicated has our politics become, and so meaningful now are small political incidents, that this was front page news in at least one national newspaper. The b…

[Daily Maverick] On Monday the council in the City of Joburg sat to discuss its budget. So complicated has our politics become, and so meaningful now are small political incidents, that this was front page news in at least one national newspaper. The big cause of it is the Economic Freedom Fighters' behaviour, and the king-making power it has managed to achieve through its management of its "non-coalitions" with the DA in Joburg and Tshwane.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lawyers Attack DA for ‘Unfair and Unconstitutional’ Behaviour

[Daily Maverick] Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille is back in court this week to challenge the Democratic Alliance’s ruling that De Lille effectively fired herself from her position when she stated her intention to resign in a radio interview. On Monda…

[Daily Maverick] Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille is back in court this week to challenge the Democratic Alliance's ruling that De Lille effectively fired herself from her position when she stated her intention to resign in a radio interview. On Monday, the mayor's lawyers argued that the political party acted contrary to the Constitution, the principles of good faith and fairness - and even Ubuntu - by ousting De Lille in this manner.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa