Kampala ‘Positively Considering’ Israel’s Request to Take 500 Migrants

[Deutsche Welle] A government minister has confirmed that Uganda may take in 500 migrants of African origin. Organizations working with refugees in the East African country warn that resources are already running low.

[Deutsche Welle] A government minister has confirmed that Uganda may take in 500 migrants of African origin. Organizations working with refugees in the East African country warn that resources are already running low.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Crisis at Polls Agency as Commissioners Quit Citing Disunity

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Three commissioners at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission led by Vice Chairperson Consolata Nkatha, Paul Kurgat and Margaret Mwachanya have resigned citing disunity in their ranks.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Three commissioners at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission led by Vice Chairperson Consolata Nkatha, Paul Kurgat and Margaret Mwachanya have resigned citing disunity in their ranks.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Weah Consoles Algeria

[New Dawn] President George Manneh Weah, has sent a Message of Condolence to Mr. Abdelaziz Bouteflika, President of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, following the tragic Algerian military plane crash.

[New Dawn] President George Manneh Weah, has sent a Message of Condolence to Mr. Abdelaziz Bouteflika, President of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, following the tragic Algerian military plane crash.

source: AllAfrica News: Algeria

Govt to Break Ground on Construction of 30,000 Low-Cost Houses in Eastlands

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Government is set to launch a low-cost housing project that will see 30,000 houses constructed in Nairobi’s Eastlands area, as the ‘Big Four’ agenda takes shape.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Government is set to launch a low-cost housing project that will see 30,000 houses constructed in Nairobi's Eastlands area, as the 'Big Four' agenda takes shape.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Polisario Front Refutes Moroccan Allegations On Buffer Zone

[SPS] Bir-Lehlu (Liberated Territories) -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has affirmed that Morocco has undertaken during the last days, an unprecedented frenetic media and diplomatic disinformation campaign in a maneuver that aims to distort the realit…

[SPS] Bir-Lehlu (Liberated Territories) -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has affirmed that Morocco has undertaken during the last days, an unprecedented frenetic media and diplomatic disinformation campaign in a maneuver that aims to distort the reality of the facts on the ground and create confusion within public opinion.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Sudatel Bullish After the Lifting of U.S. Sanctions and Wants to Keep Being an International Operator in Africa

[Balancing Act] London -Sudatel is starting to talk more confidently and explore new international partnerships. The lifting of US sanctions has removed a barrier that has in the past held it back. Russell Southwood spoke to Nazar Gard Kareem Ali Arabi…

[Balancing Act] London -Sudatel is starting to talk more confidently and explore new international partnerships. The lifting of US sanctions has removed a barrier that has in the past held it back. Russell Southwood spoke to Nazar Gard Kareem Ali Arabi, Chief Strategy Officer, Sudatel about its MoU with Liquid Telecom, its fibre link to Chad and the state of its international operations.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Jubilee Holdings Posts 13% Growth in 2017 Profit to Sh5.16 Billion

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Jubilee Holdings has recorded a 13 percent growth in its pre-tax profit for the year ended December 31st 2017 to Sh5.16 billion up from Sh4.56 billion during the same period in 2016.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Jubilee Holdings has recorded a 13 percent growth in its pre-tax profit for the year ended December 31st 2017 to Sh5.16 billion up from Sh4.56 billion during the same period in 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

BoU to Phase Out Paper Cheques

[EA Business] Kampala -Bank of Uganda (BoU) has said it will begin operation of a new Automated Clearing System on April 20th 2018. The new system will provide a fully Automated Clearing House with a cheque truncation capability.

[EA Business] Kampala -Bank of Uganda (BoU) has said it will begin operation of a new Automated Clearing System on April 20th 2018. The new system will provide a fully Automated Clearing House with a cheque truncation capability.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Music Icon N’dour Set for Kigali Mo Ibrahim Show

[East African] Senegalese singer and songwriter Youssou N’Dour is expected in Kigali for his inaugural performance on April 29, to headline the Mo Ibrahim Concert at this year’s Mo Ibrahim Governance Weekend.

[East African] Senegalese singer and songwriter Youssou N'Dour is expected in Kigali for his inaugural performance on April 29, to headline the Mo Ibrahim Concert at this year's Mo Ibrahim Governance Weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal