Paystack Partners Truecaller to Enable More African Businesses to Accept Online Payments

[Guardian] Paystack has partnered with Truecaller to allow more merchants across Africa accept payments online in a frictionless and secure manner by leveraging Truecaller’s mobile identity product, the SDK.

[Guardian] Paystack has partnered with Truecaller to allow more merchants across Africa accept payments online in a frictionless and secure manner by leveraging Truecaller's mobile identity product, the SDK.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ethiopia and Eritrea Have Declared End to Decades of War

[This is Africa] Ethiopia and Eritrea are putting an end to their volatile relationship, which has affected both countries since 2000, when an uneasy peace deal ended a two-year border war. “A new era of peace and friendship has been ushered [in]”, Yem…

[This is Africa] Ethiopia and Eritrea are putting an end to their volatile relationship, which has affected both countries since 2000, when an uneasy peace deal ended a two-year border war. "A new era of peace and friendship has been ushered [in]", Yemane Gebre Meskel, Eritrea's Information Minister, said on Twitter

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Minister – Government Will Soon Stop Paying TAZARA Staff

[Citizen] Mbeya -The deputy minister for Works, Transport and Communications, Eng Atashasta Nditiye, revealed yesterday that the government will no longer continue paying salaries of Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (Tazara) employees.

[Citizen] Mbeya -The deputy minister for Works, Transport and Communications, Eng Atashasta Nditiye, revealed yesterday that the government will no longer continue paying salaries of Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (Tazara) employees.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Cricket Cranes Begin Quest for 2020 World Cup Berth

[Observer] The National men’s cricket team, the Cricket Cranes faced Kenya on Saturday in a fierce opening qualification fixture for a berth at the T20 World Cup due in 2020. Uganda posted a score of 240/3, before Kenya fought back to leave it late wit…

[Observer] The National men's cricket team, the Cricket Cranes faced Kenya on Saturday in a fierce opening qualification fixture for a berth at the T20 World Cup due in 2020. Uganda posted a score of 240/3, before Kenya fought back to leave it late with a 241/6 scoreline, and carried the day.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Cash Transfers and the Abacha Loot

[Guardian] The return of what may be the last tranche of the Abacha loot and the decision of the federal government to distribute that loot directly to 302,000 poor households kicked off a bit of furore last week. Some question the legality of the deci…

[Guardian] The return of what may be the last tranche of the Abacha loot and the decision of the federal government to distribute that loot directly to 302,000 poor households kicked off a bit of furore last week. Some question the legality of the decision based on the argument that the federal government cannot unilaterally appropriate those funds. Others question the economics of the decision, wondering if distributing the returned loot to the poor is the best thing to do. I cannot speak on the legality of the deci

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Tanzanite Thieves Must Be Stopped

[Daily News] CONSTRUCTION of a concrete wall to hem in the tanzanite mining blocks at Mirerani in Simanjiro district is complete. It is hats off to the National Service building brigade which has accomplished the job two months ahead of the appointed t…

[Daily News] CONSTRUCTION of a concrete wall to hem in the tanzanite mining blocks at Mirerani in Simanjiro district is complete. It is hats off to the National Service building brigade which has accomplished the job two months ahead of the appointed time.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Potato Traders Eye Comoro Market

[Daily News] POTATO traders set to export the produce to Comoro after VIBINDO society initiative to find the market in volcanic archipelago off Africa’s east coast. However, traders should change the way they handle potato consignments from purchasing …

[Daily News] POTATO traders set to export the produce to Comoro after VIBINDO society initiative to find the market in volcanic archipelago off Africa's east coast. However, traders should change the way they handle potato consignments from purchasing to export if they want to win the lucrative market.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Netball – Women Caucus for Increased Budgetary Allocation for Queens

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe July 9, 2018: Parliamentary Women Caucus has asked the government to consider increasing budgetary allocation for Malawi national netball team the Queens for them to perform better in international competitions.

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe July 9, 2018: Parliamentary Women Caucus has asked the government to consider increasing budgetary allocation for Malawi national netball team the Queens for them to perform better in international competitions.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Judge Orders Arrest of Kano Anti-Graft Agency Chairman

[Guardian] Kano -A High Court has ordered arrest of the Chairman of Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission, Muhuyi Magaji Rimingado.The order, issued by Justice Mohammed Yahaya, directed the Assistant Inspector General of Police (A…

[Guardian] Kano -A High Court has ordered arrest of the Chairman of Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission, Muhuyi Magaji Rimingado.The order, issued by Justice Mohammed Yahaya, directed the Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Zone 1 to ensure the custody of Rimingado, and produce him in the court on 18th July, 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria