Finding Ways to Keep Communities Alive After Mine Closures

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s economy was built on the mining industry. But the sector has been in decline for decades. Mining contributed R312 billion, or 6.8%, to South Africa’s GDP and 464 667 direct jobs in 2017, a far cry from the 21% c…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's economy was built on the mining industry. But the sector has been in decline for decades. Mining contributed R312 billion, or 6.8%, to South Africa's GDP and 464 667 direct jobs in 2017, a far cry from the 21% contribution to GDP in the 1970's.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Scale Up Data Analytics to Improve Products Offering, Banks Urged

[Guardian] With over 98 per cent of data analytics yet to be explored globally, banks have been urged to scale up the use of analytics to make banking operations simpler and more efficient for customers.

[Guardian] With over 98 per cent of data analytics yet to be explored globally, banks have been urged to scale up the use of analytics to make banking operations simpler and more efficient for customers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

International Badminton Classic Starts Tomorrow

[Guardian] No fewer than 22 countries will participate in this year’s International Badminton Classic, which will begin tomorrow at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall, Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, till July 21.

[Guardian] No fewer than 22 countries will participate in this year's International Badminton Classic, which will begin tomorrow at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall, Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, till July 21.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Alarm as Kenya’s Trade Gap Increases to U.S.$5 Billion

[East African] Kenya’s trade deficit nearly hit Ksh500 billion ($5billion) in the first five months of the year, official statistics show, signalling pressure on the shilling and slowing down growth in new jobs.

[East African] Kenya's trade deficit nearly hit Ksh500 billion ($5billion) in the first five months of the year, official statistics show, signalling pressure on the shilling and slowing down growth in new jobs.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mangochi’s Low Family Planning Uptake Worries Ministry of Health

[Nyasa Times] Government has challenged Mangochi District Council to step up efforts that will see improved up-take of family planning methods which is presently at 31 per cent in the district, the lowest in the country.

[Nyasa Times] Government has challenged Mangochi District Council to step up efforts that will see improved up-take of family planning methods which is presently at 31 per cent in the district, the lowest in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

TRA Upbeat Despite Missing Collection Target for 2017/18

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) is optimistic that it will attain the 2018/19 tax revenue collection target despite missing last year’s collection goal by 9.4 per cent.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) is optimistic that it will attain the 2018/19 tax revenue collection target despite missing last year's collection goal by 9.4 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Report More On NCDs, NAC Implores Media

[The Herald] The National Aids Council (NAC) has implored the media to report more on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) like cancer and kidney which are worryingly on the increase. NAC board member Mrs Tariro Makanga-Chikumbirike made the remarks at the…

[The Herald] The National Aids Council (NAC) has implored the media to report more on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) like cancer and kidney which are worryingly on the increase. NAC board member Mrs Tariro Makanga-Chikumbirike made the remarks at the NAC Media Awards Ceremony held in Harare yesterday, which saw four Zimpapers journalists scooping the top four prizes.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Chase Bank Systems Outage Hits Fifth Day in Suspected Fraud Attack

[Nation] Key services such as debit card transactions and mobile money transfer services are yet to resume at Chase Bank following a five-day ICT system outage that some customers have linked to a hacking attack on the lender.

[Nation] Key services such as debit card transactions and mobile money transfer services are yet to resume at Chase Bank following a five-day ICT system outage that some customers have linked to a hacking attack on the lender.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya