Controversy Hits New Five Ghana Cedi Notes

[Ghana Star] What was thought to be a bold statement by the Akufo-Addo government in immortalizing the respected, Dr. James Emman Kwegyir Aggrey at Ghana’s 60th Anniversary celebration by putting his head on one of the cedi notes, is generating a huge …

[Ghana Star] What was thought to be a bold statement by the Akufo-Addo government in immortalizing the respected, Dr. James Emman Kwegyir Aggrey at Ghana's 60th Anniversary celebration by putting his head on one of the cedi notes, is generating a huge procurement procedure controversy, which is likely to end up in a fierce parliamentary debate akin to the 2007 cedi re-denomination exercise.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Manufacturers, Transport Stakeholders Besiege Manufacturers Expo

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Managing Director, Clarion Events West Africa Limited, Dele Alimi has revealed that a total of 1,250 manufacturers, transport stakeholders, among other visitors graced the opening of the 2017 Manufacturing and Equipment Expo in…

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Managing Director, Clarion Events West Africa Limited, Dele Alimi has revealed that a total of 1,250 manufacturers, transport stakeholders, among other visitors graced the opening of the 2017 Manufacturing and Equipment Expo in Lagos on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mixed Reactions Greet Ministerial Appointments

[Ghana Star] For the second time in Ghana’s history under the Fourth Republic, the number of ministers and their deputies is more than the Minority in Parliament. The second Rawlings administration had 83 ministers and deputy ministers, as against 69 M…

[Ghana Star] For the second time in Ghana's history under the Fourth Republic, the number of ministers and their deputies is more than the Minority in Parliament. The second Rawlings administration had 83 ministers and deputy ministers, as against 69 MPs (including CPP and PNC members) on the Minority side in Parliament in 1997.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

President’s 110 Ministerial Appointments ‘Very Disturbing’

[Ghana Star] A former Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Sylvester Mensah, has described as unethical, the number of ministers appointed by President Akufo-Addo.

[Ghana Star] A former Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Sylvester Mensah, has described as unethical, the number of ministers appointed by President Akufo-Addo.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

I Will Not Vote ANC Anymore – Mandela’s Eldest Granddaughter

[News24Wire] Former president Nelson Mandela’s eldest granddaughter Ndileka says she will not vote for the African National Congress anymore, citing the social grants crisis and Life Esidimeni tragedy as the tipping points.

[News24Wire] Former president Nelson Mandela's eldest granddaughter Ndileka says she will not vote for the African National Congress anymore, citing the social grants crisis and Life Esidimeni tragedy as the tipping points.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bank Soaks Up U.S.$760 Million Treasury Bills

[Zimbabwe Independent] The country’s largest financial services group by deposits and assets, CBZ Bank, is exposed to the cash-strapped government through Treasury Bills (TBs) to the tune of US$760 million.

[Zimbabwe Independent] The country's largest financial services group by deposits and assets, CBZ Bank, is exposed to the cash-strapped government through Treasury Bills (TBs) to the tune of US$760 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Man Jailed for Raping Step-Daughter

[Nyasa Times] As the country continue to grapple with increased cases of girl-child sexual exploitation, a First Grade magistrate Court in Ntcheu district has slapped a 44-year-old man with lean jail term despite defiling and impregnating his step-daug…

[Nyasa Times] As the country continue to grapple with increased cases of girl-child sexual exploitation, a First Grade magistrate Court in Ntcheu district has slapped a 44-year-old man with lean jail term despite defiling and impregnating his step-daughter.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Three Dead, Six Injured in Borno IDPs Camp Fire Outbreak

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) yesterday confirmed that three internally displaced persons dead and six others injured during a fire outbreak at Konduga IDPs camp, Konduga local government area of Borno State.

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) yesterday confirmed that three internally displaced persons dead and six others injured during a fire outbreak at Konduga IDPs camp, Konduga local government area of Borno State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria