The Ombudsperson for Financial Services Bill Is Being Finalised, Says Prime Minister

[Government of Mauritius] The Ombudsperson for Financial Services Bill is being finalised in consultation with all relevant stakeholders. The objective of the Bill is to better protect consumers of banking and financial services. It provides for the es…

[Government of Mauritius] The Ombudsperson for Financial Services Bill is being finalised in consultation with all relevant stakeholders. The objective of the Bill is to better protect consumers of banking and financial services. It provides for the establishment of the Office of Ombudsperson for Financial Services to deal with complaints received and recommend appropriate remedial actions. The Bill will cover licensees of the Bank of Mauritius (BoM) and the Financial Services Commission, as well as Credit Unions.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Why I’m Not Coming Back Home After 14 Years in Exile

[Addis Standard] “Why I’m coming back home to Ethiopia after 16 years in exile” was the headline of an article on AlJazeera written by a an Ethiopian Oromo seasoned journalist and political analyst Mohammed Ademo on announcing his long overdue home com…

[Addis Standard] "Why I'm coming back home to Ethiopia after 16 years in exile" was the headline of an article on AlJazeera written by a an Ethiopian Oromo seasoned journalist and political analyst Mohammed Ademo on announcing his long overdue home coming. "I want to witness firsthand how my country is undergoing massive change which was unthinkable just a few months ago," Mohammed wrote. That was a remarkable testimony of the wind of change blowing in Ethiopia today. But a testimony no Ethiopian Somali shares. Here is why

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Premeir Job Mokgoro On Public Service Governance

[Govt of SA] Mahikeng -North West Premier, Professor Tebogo Job Mokgoro said it is incumbent upon government workers to hand over a sound and solid administration in 2019 which is not characterized by scepticism, lack of trust and accountability, alleg…

[Govt of SA] Mahikeng -North West Premier, Professor Tebogo Job Mokgoro said it is incumbent upon government workers to hand over a sound and solid administration in 2019 which is not characterized by scepticism, lack of trust and accountability, allegations of rampant corruption and poor leadership.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Deputy Minister Buti Manamela On the 100 Men March

[Govt of SA] Today South Africans filled the streets of our capital city in a march that should not exist in a normal society. Yet, it is clear that the abnormal is getting alarmingly close to becoming the norm. It is this alarm that makes it necessary…

[Govt of SA] Today South Africans filled the streets of our capital city in a march that should not exist in a normal society. Yet, it is clear that the abnormal is getting alarmingly close to becoming the norm. It is this alarm that makes it necessary for us to come out in our numbers to raise our voices against the scourge of Gender Based Violence. The inner City of Pretoria came to a standstill today when the #100MenMarch descended on the city, as many men and women walked to raise awareness on violence against wome

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Feature – Egypt, China Join Hands to Build Up Egypt’s New Capital

[Focac] Field technicians of China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) and their Egyptian colleagues work at the construction site of the “Iconic Tower” in Egypt’s New Administrative Capital, about 50 kilometers east of Cairo, on July 3,…

[Focac] Field technicians of China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) and their Egyptian colleagues work at the construction site of the "Iconic Tower" in Egypt's New Administrative Capital, about 50 kilometers east of Cairo, on July 3, 2018. Some 50 km east of the capital Cairo, the construction of the Central Business District (CBD) undertaken by CSCEC in Egypt's new administrative capital is carrying on under the scorching sun. (Xinhua/Wu Huiwo)

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

China Pledges Support to Somalia’s Official News Agency

[Focac] Mogadishu -China on Monday promised assistance amounting to some 22,600 U.S. dollars to the Somali News Agency (SONNA) to modernize operations at its Mogadishu office.

[Focac] Mogadishu -China on Monday promised assistance amounting to some 22,600 U.S. dollars to the Somali News Agency (SONNA) to modernize operations at its Mogadishu office.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

China, Comoros to Facilitate Pragmatic Cooperation

[Focac] Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) holds talks with visiting Comoros Foreign Affairs Minister Souef Mohamed El Amine in Beijing, capital of China, July 9, 2018. El Amine will attend the eighth ministerial meeting of China-…

[Focac] Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) holds talks with visiting Comoros Foreign Affairs Minister Souef Mohamed El Amine in Beijing, capital of China, July 9, 2018. El Amine will attend the eighth ministerial meeting of China-Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF) scheduled for July 10. (Xinhua/Pang Xinglei)

source: AllAfrica News: Comoros

Libyan FM Stresses Importance of China-Arab Cooperation Forum

[Focac] Tripoli -Libya’s UN-backed Foreign Minister Mohammed Sayala Monday stressed the importance of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF) which will be held on Tuesday in Beijing for all participating countries.

[Focac] Tripoli -Libya's UN-backed Foreign Minister Mohammed Sayala Monday stressed the importance of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF) which will be held on Tuesday in Beijing for all participating countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Spedu Boosts Annual Mmadinare Show

[Botswana Daily News] Selebi Phikwe -The annual Mmadinare Show, which is anticipated to be bigger and better, is scheduled for July 21 at the village show grounds.

[Botswana Daily News] Selebi Phikwe -The annual Mmadinare Show, which is anticipated to be bigger and better, is scheduled for July 21 at the village show grounds.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Makerere Approves 15 Percent Tuition Increment

[Monitor] Kampala -With just three weeks left to the next academic year, Makerere University Council has approved the 15 per cent tuition increment which is set to affect new students scheduled to join the institution in August.

[Monitor] Kampala -With just three weeks left to the next academic year, Makerere University Council has approved the 15 per cent tuition increment which is set to affect new students scheduled to join the institution in August.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda