Black Sash Raises Red Flag Over Future of Sassa Accounts

[GroundUp] SASSA (South African Social Security Agency) has urged social grant beneficiaries “not to panic” about the 31 December expiry date on their SASSA cards. The cards would remain active beyond that date, SASSA said in a statement on Monday.

[GroundUp] SASSA (South African Social Security Agency) has urged social grant beneficiaries "not to panic" about the 31 December expiry date on their SASSA cards. The cards would remain active beyond that date, SASSA said in a statement on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Senate Urges Nigerian Govt to Observe October 17 As World Poverty Day

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to designate October 17 as World Poverty Day in line with the resolution of the United Nations.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to designate October 17 as World Poverty Day in line with the resolution of the United Nations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Announces Law to End Monopolies

[ANGOP] Luanda -President João Lourenço said Monday in Luanda that a competition law will be submitted to Parliament soon to put an end to monopolies and other evils existing in the Angolan economy.

[ANGOP] Luanda -President João Lourenço said Monday in Luanda that a competition law will be submitted to Parliament soon to put an end to monopolies and other evils existing in the Angolan economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Lasuth to Begin Full Cardiac Surgery – CMD

[Premium Times] As part of efforts to stem overseas medical tourism by Nigerians, the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, says it will soon begin full cardiac surgery.

[Premium Times] As part of efforts to stem overseas medical tourism by Nigerians, the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, says it will soon begin full cardiac surgery.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Announces Commitment to Youth Sports

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan head of State João Lourenço Monday in Luanda announced for the coming months a greater focus on youth, with a view to raising the talents in the regional and continental competitions.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan head of State João Lourenço Monday in Luanda announced for the coming months a greater focus on youth, with a view to raising the talents in the regional and continental competitions.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Head of State Pledges Mandate Focused On Citizens

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, last Monday pledged that his mandate will be focused on the valuing of the citizens, as well as will adopt an open, inclusive and participative governance, counting on the collaboration of those Angolans that are committed to the nation.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, last Monday pledged that his mandate will be focused on the valuing of the citizens, as well as will adopt an open, inclusive and participative governance, counting on the collaboration of those Angolans that are committed to the nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

The Bitter Pill’s Back, With Little Hope of Cure

[Addis Fortune] Almost all multilateral finance institutions were in tandem warning Ethiopian authorities about the Birr, which weighted against a basket of major currencies is overvalued. The IMF has its experts zooming in their estimates in private c…

[Addis Fortune] Almost all multilateral finance institutions were in tandem warning Ethiopian authorities about the Birr, which weighted against a basket of major currencies is overvalued. The IMF has its experts zooming in their estimates in private conversations that the Birr is up by 40pc, but the officials say it is overvalued by 30pc.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Central Bank Maintains Market Liquidity With U.S.$195 Million

[Guardian] Abuja -The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Monday October 16, 2017 continued to maintain liquidity in the Forex market by injecting $195 million in the the Nigerian inter-bank foreign exchange market.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Monday October 16, 2017 continued to maintain liquidity in the Forex market by injecting $195 million in the the Nigerian inter-bank foreign exchange market.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria