Burden of Bad Loans On Rwanda’s Listed Lenders

[East African] Banks listed on the Rwanda Securities Exchange have reported a difficult business environment that has seen the stock of bad debt rise in the first nine months of the year.

[East African] Banks listed on the Rwanda Securities Exchange have reported a difficult business environment that has seen the stock of bad debt rise in the first nine months of the year.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Vodacom Tanzania Disappoints As Its Post-IPO Profits Plunge in Six Months

[East African] Vodacom Tanzania’s net profit has plunged by almost half in the six months ending September, due to charges paid to an underwriter during its initial public offering.

[East African] Vodacom Tanzania's net profit has plunged by almost half in the six months ending September, due to charges paid to an underwriter during its initial public offering.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Congo’s Hidden ‘Mega-Crisis’ Is Most Neglected of 2017 – Poll

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -With millions of people on the brink of a humanitarian catastrophe and children facing unspeakable violence, the Democratic Republic of Congo was the most neglected crisis in 2017, according to a survey of aid agenc…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -With millions of people on the brink of a humanitarian catastrophe and children facing unspeakable violence, the Democratic Republic of Congo was the most neglected crisis in 2017, according to a survey of aid agencies.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Race Relations Laid Bare in Steinhoff Corporate Scandal

[The Conversation Africa] South Africans are fond of debating whether public or private sector failings are the bigger problem. It does not take too long to realise that they are really talking about race.

[The Conversation Africa] South Africans are fond of debating whether public or private sector failings are the bigger problem. It does not take too long to realise that they are really talking about race.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ZRP Promises Professionalism and Respect

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Republic Police has today made a commitment that they will heed concerns raised by the public regarding the police force’s traffic enforcement methods. Addressing senior police officers in Harare this morning, the acting polic…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Republic Police has today made a commitment that they will heed concerns raised by the public regarding the police force's traffic enforcement methods. Addressing senior police officers in Harare this morning, the acting police Commissioner-General Godwin Matanga said they will not hesitate to resuscitate the National Development Committee and to empower the Inspectorate Unit to enhance supervision of police activities at all levels.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Police Force Day Celebrations Held in Mogadishu

[Dalsan Radio] Celebrations to mark the day when the Somali national police force was formed goes on in Mogadishu today. The 74th anniversary of the police is held at General Kahiye Police Academy where President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, ministers an…

[Dalsan Radio] Celebrations to mark the day when the Somali national police force was formed goes on in Mogadishu today. The 74th anniversary of the police is held at General Kahiye Police Academy where President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, ministers and other government leaders are expected to attend.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Alshabaab Beheads Three People in Bakol Region

[Dalsan Radio] Reports that reached Radio Dalsan from Bakol region say that Al-Shabab has beheaded three people in the area. Names of the beheaded individuals are yet to be identified but some locals said that they were well known local elders.

[Dalsan Radio] Reports that reached Radio Dalsan from Bakol region say that Al-Shabab has beheaded three people in the area. Names of the beheaded individuals are yet to be identified but some locals said that they were well known local elders.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Interview With Abdirahman Abdishakur Lawyer Tahlil Haji Ahmed

[Dalsan Radio] A Banaadir Region Court on Wednesday issued the Somalia government with a 24 hours deadline to present all the documents required in its case against former Presidential candidate Abdirahmman Abdishakur.

[Dalsan Radio] A Banaadir Region Court on Wednesday issued the Somalia government with a 24 hours deadline to present all the documents required in its case against former Presidential candidate Abdirahmman Abdishakur.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Politicians to Sensitize Their Members to Vote for or Against New Constitution

[Iwacu] The secretary general of the ruling CNDD-FDD says politicians will have the opportunity to call on their members to vote ‘yes’ or ‘no’ after the campaign to explain the content of the draft revision of the constitution to be put to the referend…

[Iwacu] The secretary general of the ruling CNDD-FDD says politicians will have the opportunity to call on their members to vote 'yes' or 'no' after the campaign to explain the content of the draft revision of the constitution to be put to the referendum. Burundi political opponents have been complaining that they are not allowed to sensitize their members to the constitutional referendum.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Zuma, Mnangagwa Set to Meet in Pretoria

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma is set to meet with his Zimbabwean counterpart President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Thursday at his Mahlamba Ndlopfu residence in Pretoria, the presidency has said in a statement.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma is set to meet with his Zimbabwean counterpart President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Thursday at his Mahlamba Ndlopfu residence in Pretoria, the presidency has said in a statement.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa