How Kenya Police Saved Lives of Queen Elizabeth, PM Cameron

[Nairobi News] The Kenyan intelligence service has been hailed in the United Kingdom for thwarting a terror plan to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II and former Prime Minister David Cameron.

[Nairobi News] The Kenyan intelligence service has been hailed in the United Kingdom for thwarting a terror plan to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II and former Prime Minister David Cameron.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Banks Dominate Govt’s Rwf15 Billion Five-Year Bond Issue

[New Times] Banks were allocated the biggest share of the government’s Rwf15 billion five-year Treasury bond issued yesterday, according to National Bank of Rwanda (BNR). The TB was oversubscribed at 263 per cent, one of the highest subscription rates …

[New Times] Banks were allocated the biggest share of the government's Rwf15 billion five-year Treasury bond issued yesterday, according to National Bank of Rwanda (BNR). The TB was oversubscribed at 263 per cent, one of the highest subscription rates ever.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Explainer – Budget VAT Rise Will Hurt Poor, Despite Mitigating Efforts

[Daily Maverick] Claims that the poor won’t pay more for an increase in value added tax (VAT), tabled in Malusi Gigaba’s Budget, are false. The questions are: did the Budget manage to mitigate increases in costs for the the poor – and were there other …

[Daily Maverick] Claims that the poor won't pay more for an increase in value added tax (VAT), tabled in Malusi Gigaba's Budget, are false. The questions are: did the Budget manage to mitigate increases in costs for the the poor - and were there other options?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Anglican Church Endorses Vatican’s Call for Prayers for South Sudan, DRC

[VOA] Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, secretary-general of the Anglican consultative council, is appealing to the leaders of South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to end violence and restore peace.

[VOA] Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, secretary-general of the Anglican consultative council, is appealing to the leaders of South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to end violence and restore peace.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

O-Level Results Out

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) November 2017 Ordinary Level results will be released today, an official confirmed yesterday.

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) November 2017 Ordinary Level results will be released today, an official confirmed yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt to Pay Bonuses in Time for Elections

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government has released a tight 2017 bonus payment schedule that shall see the army paid first next month with the last of its bloated workforce set to receive their 13th cheque on the eve of this year’s ha…

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government has released a tight 2017 bonus payment schedule that shall see the army paid first next month with the last of its bloated workforce set to receive their 13th cheque on the eve of this year's harmonised elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe