Preachers of Prosperity – Faith As Business

[Deutsche Welle] Five centuries ago, Martin Luther reformed the Christian church to prevent the marketing of religion. But in Africa, the debate over blending God and money is a very timely one.

[Deutsche Welle] Five centuries ago, Martin Luther reformed the Christian church to prevent the marketing of religion. But in Africa, the debate over blending God and money is a very timely one.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Africa Trade Insurance Boosts Trade, Investment

[The Herald] THE Africa Trade Insurance says it facilitated nearly half a billion dollars worth of trade and investment for two of its newest members, Zimbabwe, which joined last year and Ethiopia, in 2016. The subscription based membership said it fac…

[The Herald] THE Africa Trade Insurance says it facilitated nearly half a billion dollars worth of trade and investment for two of its newest members, Zimbabwe, which joined last year and Ethiopia, in 2016. The subscription based membership said it facilitated financing of trade and investments in Kenya valued at close to $800 million, representing around 1,2 percent of Kenya's gross domestic product.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Eight People Injured in Grenade Attack in Northern Bujumbura

[Iwacu] Residents of Kamenge say they are perplexed by the escalating violence in their area. At least eight people were injured in a grenade explosion on Saturday evening in Kamenge area, northern Bujumbura, police source says.

[Iwacu] Residents of Kamenge say they are perplexed by the escalating violence in their area. At least eight people were injured in a grenade explosion on Saturday evening in Kamenge area, northern Bujumbura, police source says.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Football Body Vows Not to Entertain Players Union’s Petition

[New Era] Windhoek -As far as Frans Mbidi, president of the Namibia Football Association (NFA), is concerned, the NFA has no obligation to entertain the demands and grievances inscribed in a petition recently handed to the association by the Namibia Fo…

[New Era] Windhoek -As far as Frans Mbidi, president of the Namibia Football Association (NFA), is concerned, the NFA has no obligation to entertain the demands and grievances inscribed in a petition recently handed to the association by the Namibia Football Players Union (NAFPU).

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

UN to Honour Two Nigerian Fallen Peacekeepers

[Premium Times] Two fallen peacekeepers from Nigeria, Christopher Ademu Abu, a commodore, and Mayehm Norbert, a police sergeant, are among the 117 that would be honoured with the posthumous Dag Hammarskjöld medal.

[Premium Times] Two fallen peacekeepers from Nigeria, Christopher Ademu Abu, a commodore, and Mayehm Norbert, a police sergeant, are among the 117 that would be honoured with the posthumous Dag Hammarskjöld medal.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Festac Town – Lagos Cultural Town Turns Football Nursery

[Premium Times] While Festac Town in Lagos is notorious for social vices like prostitution and internet fraud, a brighter side to the community is now emerging as a nursery for football talents.

[Premium Times] While Festac Town in Lagos is notorious for social vices like prostitution and internet fraud, a brighter side to the community is now emerging as a nursery for football talents.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Vera Sidika Disses Khaligraph for ‘Bleaching’

[Nation] Controversial Socialite Vera Sidika, who recently emerged from a brief hiatus from the limelight in a much lighter skin tone, has hit out at rapper Khaligraph Jone for bleaching himself.

[Nation] Controversial Socialite Vera Sidika, who recently emerged from a brief hiatus from the limelight in a much lighter skin tone, has hit out at rapper Khaligraph Jone for bleaching himself.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Rapper Khaligraph Jones Schooled By Kenyan Socialite Vera Sidika

[Capital FM] Controversial rap star Khaligraph Jones had many talking after a wild weekend on social media.  Starting the weekend off with a live interview on Kenyan broadcast K24 on the Talk Central show, The O.G went on to burn the interviewers on the Talk Central Gang, responding to their careless questions.  Khaligraph did not hesitate to serve up some sarcastic comebacks to the panel of 3. Anto Neo Soul bore the brunt of the harsh replies as the interview went on live.

[Capital FM] Controversial rap star Khaligraph Jones had many talking after a wild weekend on social media.  Starting the weekend off with a live interview on Kenyan broadcast K24 on the Talk Central show, The O.G went on to burn the interviewers on the Talk Central Gang, responding to their careless questions.  Khaligraph did not hesitate to serve up some sarcastic comebacks to the panel of 3. Anto Neo Soul bore the brunt of the harsh replies as the interview went on live.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya