Adeduntan – Banking Penetration, Still Very Low

[This Day] Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of FirstBank Nigeria Limited and Subsidiaries, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, spoke with Chika Amanze-Nwachuku, Obinna Chima and Nume Ekeghe on the sidelines of the World Bank/International Monetary Fund Ann…

[This Day] Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of FirstBank Nigeria Limited and Subsidiaries, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, spoke with Chika Amanze-Nwachuku, Obinna Chima and Nume Ekeghe on the sidelines of the World Bank/International Monetary Fund Annual Meetings in Washington D.C about efforts by the bank to ensure that more Nigerians are financially included in the banking system. Excerpts:

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Let’s Be Tough On Piracy – Hlongwane

[The Herald] Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture Minister Makhosini Hlongwane believes there is need to come up with strategies that protect the arts and culture sector. He made these remarks when he met the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) boa…

[The Herald] Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture Minister Makhosini Hlongwane believes there is need to come up with strategies that protect the arts and culture sector. He made these remarks when he met the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) board at their offices in Mount Pleasant, Harare, recently.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Scandal Exposed at Blood Transfusion Institution

[The Herald] The National Blood Service Zimbabwe (NBSZ) has inexplicably changed its status from a non-profit making organisation to a private limited organisation, a move that could explain the high cost of blood and blood products, The Herald can rev…

[The Herald] The National Blood Service Zimbabwe (NBSZ) has inexplicably changed its status from a non-profit making organisation to a private limited organisation, a move that could explain the high cost of blood and blood products, The Herald can reveal.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

United States to Support Somalia in Fight Against Al Shabaab

[Shabelle] SOMALIA’S president is expected to announce a “state of war” against the al-Shabab extremist group after last week’s truck bombing which killed 358 people in Mogadishu.

[Shabelle] SOMALIA'S president is expected to announce a "state of war" against the al-Shabab extremist group after last week's truck bombing which killed 358 people in Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

UAE Medical Team in Mogadishu to Help of Victims of Bombing

[Shabelle] The second UAE medical team has arrived in the Somali capital Mogadishu to supervise the implementation of directives given the UAE leadership to provide medical treatment for 100 of victims of the recent terrorist bombing in Mogadishu.

[Shabelle] The second UAE medical team has arrived in the Somali capital Mogadishu to supervise the implementation of directives given the UAE leadership to provide medical treatment for 100 of victims of the recent terrorist bombing in Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Roadside Bomb Kills Seven Outside Somali Capital Mogadishu

[Shabelle] A roadside bomb killed at least seven people on Sunday – mostly women farmers – in an area outside the Somali capital dominated by Islamist insurgents who have defied public protests to end years of violence, residents and the army said.

[Shabelle] A roadside bomb killed at least seven people on Sunday - mostly women farmers - in an area outside the Somali capital dominated by Islamist insurgents who have defied public protests to end years of violence, residents and the army said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia