How Central Bank’s Revised Key Repo Rate Impacted the Economy

[New Times] In December, last year, the central bank’s committee on financial stability reviewed the key repo rate from 6.5 per cent to 6.25 per cent in a bid to encourage banks to increase lending.

[New Times] In December, last year, the central bank's committee on financial stability reviewed the key repo rate from 6.5 per cent to 6.25 per cent in a bid to encourage banks to increase lending.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Zarika to Defend Wbc Super Bantamweight Title Against Zambian

[Nation] Kenya’s pugilist Fatuma Zarika will now defend her World Boxing Council (WBC) super bantamweight title against former world champion Catherine Phiri from Zambia on November 25 in Nairobi.

[Nation] Kenya's pugilist Fatuma Zarika will now defend her World Boxing Council (WBC) super bantamweight title against former world champion Catherine Phiri from Zambia on November 25 in Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Local Music Lacks Own Identity

[Zimbabwe Standard] Local hip-hop artist Sharky says Zimbabwean artists should bring in the most important aspects of life in music so that they embrace the African culture in order to come up with their own unique genre.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Local hip-hop artist Sharky says Zimbabwean artists should bring in the most important aspects of life in music so that they embrace the African culture in order to come up with their own unique genre.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ammara Brown Scoops Two Awards

[New Zimbabwe] Actress and singer Ammara Brown scooped two Awards at the just ended joint Intentional Images Film Festival (IiFF) and Zimbabwe International Film Festival (ZIFF).

[New Zimbabwe] Actress and singer Ammara Brown scooped two Awards at the just ended joint Intentional Images Film Festival (IiFF) and Zimbabwe International Film Festival (ZIFF).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

News of Buhari’s Trip to U.S. Fake – Lai Mohammed

[Guardian] The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the news being circulated via a parody Twitter account and an old NTA news video that President Muhammadu Buhari is travelling or has travelled to the U.S. is fake.

[Guardian] The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the news being circulated via a parody Twitter account and an old NTA news video that President Muhammadu Buhari is travelling or has travelled to the U.S. is fake.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Seven Die of Cholera in Borno IDP Camp – MSF

[Premium Times] The humanitarian organisation, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), on Sunday, said no fewer than seven persons died of cholera outbreak in Maiduguri in the past three weeks.

[Premium Times] The humanitarian organisation, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), on Sunday, said no fewer than seven persons died of cholera outbreak in Maiduguri in the past three weeks.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mother, Five Children, Neighbour Die of Suspected Food Poisoning

[Premium Times] Seven persons have died from eating local food known as ‘Fate’ (poisoned leaf porridge) at Shiyar Ajiya in Shinkafi town, Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara.

[Premium Times] Seven persons have died from eating local food known as 'Fate' (poisoned leaf porridge) at Shiyar Ajiya in Shinkafi town, Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria