CBN Kick-Starts Anchor Borrowers’ Programme in FCT

[Daily Trust] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has kick-started the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) and the 2017 rice and soya beans wet season farming in Kuje Area Council of the FCT.

[Daily Trust] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has kick-started the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Anchor Borrowers' Programme (ABP) and the 2017 rice and soya beans wet season farming in Kuje Area Council of the FCT.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tor Tiv Institutes Committee to Reduce Bride Price

[Daily Trust] Makurdi -The paramount ruler of the Tiv people, Tor Tiv, Prof. James Ayatse has constituted a committee to draw up modalities for a downward review of bride price in Tiv land.

[Daily Trust] Makurdi -The paramount ruler of the Tiv people, Tor Tiv, Prof. James Ayatse has constituted a committee to draw up modalities for a downward review of bride price in Tiv land.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Gambia, Sierra Leone to Strengthen Bilateral Ties On Higher Education

[The Point] A three-person delegation from the University of Sierra Leone (USL) headed by the Deputy Vice Chancellor Professor Sahr Thomas P. Gbamanja arrived in The Gambia on Saturday 15 July 2017 to explore and strengthen existing cooperation with au…

[The Point] A three-person delegation from the University of Sierra Leone (USL) headed by the Deputy Vice Chancellor Professor Sahr Thomas P. Gbamanja arrived in The Gambia on Saturday 15 July 2017 to explore and strengthen existing cooperation with authorities in The Gambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Gambia Boxing Clubs Elect New Executive

[The Point] Boxing clubs in The Gambia over the weekend held their extraordinary congress and elected new executive members, who will be responsible for the affairs of the clubs in the next four years.

[The Point] Boxing clubs in The Gambia over the weekend held their extraordinary congress and elected new executive members, who will be responsible for the affairs of the clubs in the next four years.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Pensioners Want Taraba Govt to Clear Pension Backlog With Paris Club Refund

[Daily Trust] Jalingo -The Taraba State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners has called on Taraba State government to use part of the Paris club refund to clear the backlog of gratuities of state and local government pensioners as well as that of…

[Daily Trust] Jalingo -The Taraba State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners has called on Taraba State government to use part of the Paris club refund to clear the backlog of gratuities of state and local government pensioners as well as that of primary school teachers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Govt Budget Still Short By D1 Billion’

[The Point] The 2017 budget of The Gambia government is still in deficit of about D1 billion, although the Ministry of Finance has been able to mobilise about D3.7 billion in budget support.

[The Point] The 2017 budget of The Gambia government is still in deficit of about D1 billion, although the Ministry of Finance has been able to mobilise about D3.7 billion in budget support.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Mali Hold Gambia in CHAN Qualifiers

[The Point] Mali on Saturday shared spoils with The Gambia in the 2018 CHAN qualifiers after their goalless draw in the first-leg clash played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

[The Point] Mali on Saturday shared spoils with The Gambia in the 2018 CHAN qualifiers after their goalless draw in the first-leg clash played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Party-Political Funding and the Need for Regulation

[Daily Maverick] Recent disclosures about the alleged influence of the Gupta family in the awarding of tenders and selection of board members to our state-owned enterprises have served to underscore the importance, and now urgency, of the regulation of…

[Daily Maverick] Recent disclosures about the alleged influence of the Gupta family in the awarding of tenders and selection of board members to our state-owned enterprises have served to underscore the importance, and now urgency, of the regulation of party-political funding in order to limit any perceived undue sway of donors in our political processes.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lost in the System – a Young Girl’s Right to Education

[Daily Maverick] Despite the laws, systems and agents in place to develop, guide and protect the most vulnerable of children, there are many that fall victim to the state’s inadequacies. By SHENIECE LINDERBOOM.

[Daily Maverick] Despite the laws, systems and agents in place to develop, guide and protect the most vulnerable of children, there are many that fall victim to the state's inadequacies. By SHENIECE LINDERBOOM.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa