Capital Hitch Could Drive Small Kenyan Banks to Seek Buyouts

[East African] Kenyan banks have been reporting shrinking profit margins in recent times, with market analysts saying that several small and medium-sized lenders could soon seek buyouts to ease a financial strain that has left their shareholders with n…

[East African] Kenyan banks have been reporting shrinking profit margins in recent times, with market analysts saying that several small and medium-sized lenders could soon seek buyouts to ease a financial strain that has left their shareholders with no returns.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Animal Welfare Group, Defence Force Engage on Emaciated Horse Issue

[News24Wire] The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) is engaging with the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to find solutions for horses that are poorly treated at the South African Army Specialist Infantry Capability (SAASIC) unit.

[News24Wire] The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) is engaging with the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to find solutions for horses that are poorly treated at the South African Army Specialist Infantry Capability (SAASIC) unit.

Nurses Complain of Poor Working Conditions

[GroundUp] “In my ward there is a big shortage of nurses, the ratio is about one nurse to 15 patients. The normal ratio should be at least one to five,” a nurse, who has been at the Parirenyatwa Hospital in Harare since 2009, told GroundUp.

[GroundUp] "In my ward there is a big shortage of nurses, the ratio is about one nurse to 15 patients. The normal ratio should be at least one to five," a nurse, who has been at the Parirenyatwa Hospital in Harare since 2009, told GroundUp.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Kagame Echoes UN’s Message of Broadband Digital Connectivity for All

[CIO] The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development at its 2018 Spring Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda 6-7 May, committed to concrete actions that will advance the roll-out of broadband around the world – and with it, much-needed digital connectivity,…

[CIO] The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development at its 2018 Spring Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda 6-7 May, committed to concrete actions that will advance the roll-out of broadband around the world - and with it, much-needed digital connectivity, which is necessary for the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Headline Infilation Dips, Amid Price Hike On Non-Food Components

[Addis Fortune] Headline Inflation which has been skyrocketing for the past year has shown a decline last month reaching 13.7pc, according to recently released consumer price index from Central Statistical Agency (CSA).

[Addis Fortune] Headline Inflation which has been skyrocketing for the past year has shown a decline last month reaching 13.7pc, according to recently released consumer price index from Central Statistical Agency (CSA).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ministries Merger – Threat to Livestock, Fisheries Sector

[Addis Fortune] Last month, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) introduced a bill to parliament to merge the ministries of Livestock & Fisheries and Agriculture & Natural Resources. This move will hamper the livestock and fisheries sector argues Lemma Habtamu (lehabtamu@outlook.com), a PhD candidate and an assistant professor of dairy sciences.

[Addis Fortune] Last month, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) introduced a bill to parliament to merge the ministries of Livestock & Fisheries and Agriculture & Natural Resources. This move will hamper the livestock and fisheries sector argues Lemma Habtamu (lehabtamu@outlook.com), a PhD candidate and an assistant professor of dairy sciences.

Ambunya Out As Simbas Squad Is Named

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya Harlequin duo of David Ambunya and Dennis Muhanji are among the notable players who did not make the cut as Kenya Simbas head coach Ian Snook named a 35-man squad that will do duty at the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup which ser…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya Harlequin duo of David Ambunya and Dennis Muhanji are among the notable players who did not make the cut as Kenya Simbas head coach Ian Snook named a 35-man squad that will do duty at the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup which serves as Africa’s qualifying round for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Government Reacts to Massive Layoffs in Malongo Oil Field

[ANGOP] Cabinda -The government of the northern Cabinda province is making efforts to avoid more layoffs and contract termination being conducted for four years by firms of Malongo oil field, since the price drop of the crude oil in the international m…

[ANGOP] Cabinda -The government of the northern Cabinda province is making efforts to avoid more layoffs and contract termination being conducted for four years by firms of Malongo oil field, since the price drop of the crude oil in the international market.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Why Cecafa Women’s Cup Has Been Postponed

[Nation] Eight women’s national football teams from the region, including Kenya’s Harambee Starlets, will be forced to break off camp immediately following the postponement of the Cecafa Women’s Challenge Cup that was to take place from May 12 to 22 in…

[Nation] Eight women's national football teams from the region, including Kenya's Harambee Starlets, will be forced to break off camp immediately following the postponement of the Cecafa Women's Challenge Cup that was to take place from May 12 to 22 in Kigali, Rwanda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda