CBN Disburses U.S.$280 Million to SMEs, BDCS, Invisibles

[Daily Trust] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday injected $280 million into various sectors of the market and marked the commencement of its weekly $20,000 sale to licensed Bureaux de Change.

[Daily Trust] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday injected $280 million into various sectors of the market and marked the commencement of its weekly $20,000 sale to licensed Bureaux de Change.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kaduna Community Protests ‘Outrageous’ Electricity Charges, Epileptic Power

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -Residents of Doka in Kaduna North Local Government Area yesterday protested what they described as outrageous electricity bills and insufficient supply of electricity to their homes.

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -Residents of Doka in Kaduna North Local Government Area yesterday protested what they described as outrageous electricity bills and insufficient supply of electricity to their homes.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Health Ministry Seeks to Improve Surgical Services

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children in partnership with the GE Foundation and Safe Surgery 2020 is working on a strategic plan to transform surgical services in the country.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children in partnership with the GE Foundation and Safe Surgery 2020 is working on a strategic plan to transform surgical services in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Why Kikwete Should Mediate in Zanzibar Political Crisis

[Citizen] There was advice given on Easter weekend on the political situation in Zanzibar, which, unfortunately, has not made headlines. Some diplomatic circles were of the opinion that the political situation in Zanzibar needed serious intervention to…

[Citizen] There was advice given on Easter weekend on the political situation in Zanzibar, which, unfortunately, has not made headlines. Some diplomatic circles were of the opinion that the political situation in Zanzibar needed serious intervention to ease tensions that have existed for nearly two years.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Libya – 9,000 Migrants Rescued in Mediterranean Over Weekend – Iom

[Daily Trust] Nearly 9,000 mainly African migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean this past long weekend after being put by smugglers in Libya onto unseaworthy boats heading toward Italy, U.N. aid agencies said on Tuesday.

[Daily Trust] Nearly 9,000 mainly African migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean this past long weekend after being put by smugglers in Libya onto unseaworthy boats heading toward Italy, U.N. aid agencies said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

The Nyau Cult – Unmasking One of Africa’s Secret Societies

[Deutsche Welle] Members of the Nyau brotherhood, who dance the famous “Gule Wamkulu,” know how to keep their identities hidden. Now the group of initiated Chewa men in Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique is getting a modern makeover.

[Deutsche Welle] Members of the Nyau brotherhood, who dance the famous "Gule Wamkulu," know how to keep their identities hidden. Now the group of initiated Chewa men in Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique is getting a modern makeover.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Living With the Ghosts of Burundi’s Protests

[Citizen] Arusha -‘Maandamano’, a Kiswahili term for protests at least in the context of the recent violence in Burundi, is a word that most Bujumbura residents would like to forget.

[Citizen] Arusha -'Maandamano', a Kiswahili term for protests at least in the context of the recent violence in Burundi, is a word that most Bujumbura residents would like to forget.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Limpopo Provincial Government Condemns Disruptions in Vuwani

[Govt of SA] The Provincial Government would like to thank and congratulate residents of Vuwani who have distanced themselves from selfish and reckless calls under the disguise of peaceful shutdown. The shutdown will never be peaceful as long as roads …

[Govt of SA] The Provincial Government would like to thank and congratulate residents of Vuwani who have distanced themselves from selfish and reckless calls under the disguise of peaceful shutdown. The shutdown will never be peaceful as long as roads are barricaded and stones are thrown at passing vehicles. This are acts of intimidation and we urge the Police to act swiftly to ensure that those going to work and schools are protected while ensuring that those involved in acts of intimidations are brought to book.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lugalo Golfers Shine At Memorial Tournament

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Malius Kajuni punched the air in celebration after being declared the overall winner of the Galinoma Memorial Tournament at the Lugalo Club course on Monday.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Malius Kajuni punched the air in celebration after being declared the overall winner of the Galinoma Memorial Tournament at the Lugalo Club course on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Fighting Neglected Diseases ‘Means Uplifting Livelihoods’

[Citizen] Geneva -Here in Geneva, a child is depicted in a statue leading a blind man, who is affected by river blindness–one of Tanzania’s five most common neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). Other NTDs being trachoma, lymphatic filariasis, sleeping …

[Citizen] Geneva -Here in Geneva, a child is depicted in a statue leading a blind man, who is affected by river blindness--one of Tanzania's five most common neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). Other NTDs being trachoma, lymphatic filariasis, sleeping sickness, soil-transmitted worms and leprosy.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania