Top Audit Execs Quit After #Guptaleaks Association Exposed

[News24Wire] KPMG CEO Trevor Hoole, chief operating officer Steven Louw, chairperson Ahmed Jaffer and five senior executives have resigned and the auditor has withdrawn its South African Revenue Service (SARS) “rogue unit” report.

[News24Wire] KPMG CEO Trevor Hoole, chief operating officer Steven Louw, chairperson Ahmed Jaffer and five senior executives have resigned and the auditor has withdrawn its South African Revenue Service (SARS) "rogue unit" report.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

CBN Laments Drop in Financial Inclusion Growth

[Guardian] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has expressed worry about the drop in the country’s financial inclusion growth rate.It claimed that several bank accounts had become dormant owing to lack of disposable income.

[Guardian] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has expressed worry about the drop in the country's financial inclusion growth rate.It claimed that several bank accounts had become dormant owing to lack of disposable income.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Weighty Lessons From Kenya’s Election

[Guardian] Although shocking and unprecedented, the landmark judgment of the Kenyan Supreme Court, which nullified the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta for widespread irregularities in the transmission of results, was a courageous gesture with f…

[Guardian] Although shocking and unprecedented, the landmark judgment of the Kenyan Supreme Court, which nullified the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta for widespread irregularities in the transmission of results, was a courageous gesture with far-reaching implication for Africa's growing democracy.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

NSE Market Capitalisation Rises Further By N70 Billion

[Guardian] Trading on the equities sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), continued in an upbeat yesterday, as major highly capitalised stocks recorded further price appreciation causing investors’ wealth to rise further by N70billion.

[Guardian] Trading on the equities sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), continued in an upbeat yesterday, as major highly capitalised stocks recorded further price appreciation causing investors' wealth to rise further by N70billion.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Appellate Court Dismisses Remaining Suits in PDP’s Leadership Squabble

[Guardian] Abuja -The Court of Appeal, Abuja division, has dismissed the remaining four appeals from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leadership tussle between Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi and Ali Modu-Sheriff.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Court of Appeal, Abuja division, has dismissed the remaining four appeals from the People's Democratic Party (PDP) leadership tussle between Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi and Ali Modu-Sheriff.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Activating Success With Love Idoko’ Book for Unveiling Friday

[This Day] Love Idoko, the executive producer and host of the popular TV programme, “Activating Success will Love Idoko”, will be making history today as she will be unveiling the highly anticipated book which is a compilation of 100 episodes of her TV…

[This Day] Love Idoko, the executive producer and host of the popular TV programme, "Activating Success will Love Idoko", will be making history today as she will be unveiling the highly anticipated book which is a compilation of 100 episodes of her TV programme today, Friday September 15, making her become the first TV programme producer to document its first 100 episodes in a book.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NECO Releases Results, Records Marginal Improvement

[This Day] Minna -The National Examination Council (NECO) thursday released the results of the senior secondary school certificate examination that was conducted nationwide and some overseas countries between June and July this year, showing a marginal…

[This Day] Minna -The National Examination Council (NECO) thursday released the results of the senior secondary school certificate examination that was conducted nationwide and some overseas countries between June and July this year, showing a marginal improvement in results by 1 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Is Your Chocolate Bar Fuelling Deforestation in West Africa?

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Large area of forest reserves in Ivory Coast have been converted to illegal cocoa plantations to meet demand, campaign group says

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Large area of forest reserves in Ivory Coast have been converted to illegal cocoa plantations to meet demand, campaign group says

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

JAMB Cut-Off – the Burden of Distrust

[Guardian] DEJA vu! We’ve been here before, over and over again. Each time, disapproval is impossible to rein in. What should have been routine policy measures keep triggering off potshots. You know the story: JAMB reintroduces Post-UTME (many candidat…

[Guardian] DEJA vu! We've been here before, over and over again. Each time, disapproval is impossible to rein in. What should have been routine policy measures keep triggering off potshots. You know the story: JAMB reintroduces Post-UTME (many candidates' blood pressure rise at that), and cut-off mark for admission consideration is 120 minimum (so gracious what!) That sets Nigerians off on complaining mode again.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria