Egypt’s Al Ahly Upbeat Ahead of Historic Clash With KCCA

[Monitor] Kampala -The wait is over and the much anticipated Caf Champions League confrontation between eight-time African kings Al Ahly and Ugandan representatives KCCA is upon us.

[Monitor] Kampala -The wait is over and the much anticipated Caf Champions League confrontation between eight-time African kings Al Ahly and Ugandan representatives KCCA is upon us.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Sportpesa CEO Puts His Luxurious Car On the Line in Cheeky Bet

[Nairobi News] SportPesa CEO Ronald Karauri has placed perhaps the biggest bet in Kenya’s history a move that could see him kissing goodbye his fuel guzzling luxury car worth atleast Sh25 million.

[Nairobi News] SportPesa CEO Ronald Karauri has placed perhaps the biggest bet in Kenya's history a move that could see him kissing goodbye his fuel guzzling luxury car worth atleast Sh25 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Philanthropy Can Stimulate Socio-Economic Growth

[Monitor] Philanthropy is generally defined as the desire to promote the welfare of others, expressed especially by the generous donation of money and other forms of support to good causes.

[Monitor] Philanthropy is generally defined as the desire to promote the welfare of others, expressed especially by the generous donation of money and other forms of support to good causes.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nigeria’s Galloping Fuel Import Bill

[Vanguard] The revelation by the Group Managing Director, GMD, of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru, that the importation of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, cost Nigeria $5.8 billion (N1.8 trillion Naira) since late 2017, c…

[Vanguard] The revelation by the Group Managing Director, GMD, of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru, that the importation of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, cost Nigeria $5.8 billion (N1.8 trillion Naira) since late 2017, came as a big shocker.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Allocates Sh3bn to Research, Innovation in 2018/19 Budget

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Ministry of Education has set aside Sh3 billion in the next financial year in support of science innovation, research and technology in technical institutions as well as in secondary schools.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Ministry of Education has set aside Sh3 billion in the next financial year in support of science innovation, research and technology in technical institutions as well as in secondary schools.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt Borrows U.S.$118 Million for Youth Vocational Training

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has borrowed $120 mil(Sh270 billion) from the World Bank to hone the skills of Tanzania’s youth in various vocational undertakings.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has borrowed $120 mil(Sh270 billion) from the World Bank to hone the skills of Tanzania's youth in various vocational undertakings.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

In Praise of Nigeria-China Currency Swap Deal

[Daily Trust] Mni -It is commendable that Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) had finally consummated an historic $2.5 billion bilateral currency swap agreement with the Peoples Bank of China (PBoC) aimed at easing foreign exchange currency liquidity in the …

[Daily Trust] Mni -It is commendable that Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) had finally consummated an historic $2.5 billion bilateral currency swap agreement with the Peoples Bank of China (PBoC) aimed at easing foreign exchange currency liquidity in the economy. Foreign exchange availability to fund Nigeria's dependent economy remains a critical success factor in national development. Nigeria almost defines its exchange rate "as the price of US Dollars" - as if there are no alternatives - which in turn is dependent on the vaga

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Boxing – Mwamaso Beats Mwaipopa in Preparation for Middleweight Title

[Nyasa Times] Felix Mwamaso, on Sunday beat Yahaya Mwaipopa in an eight round non- title bout at Obriegado Leisure Park in Mzuzu as he prepares for a middleweight title bout against Simeon Mcheka early next month at M1 Centre Point in Lilongwe.

[Nyasa Times] Felix Mwamaso, on Sunday beat Yahaya Mwaipopa in an eight round non- title bout at Obriegado Leisure Park in Mzuzu as he prepares for a middleweight title bout against Simeon Mcheka early next month at M1 Centre Point in Lilongwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi