Banks Project Rise in Loan Default Rates

[Monitor] Kampala -Banks expect loan default rates to increase on the account of a volatile economic environment characterised by a weak shilling and rising inflationary pressures, according to the Bank Lending Survey Report released last week.

[Monitor] Kampala -Banks expect loan default rates to increase on the account of a volatile economic environment characterised by a weak shilling and rising inflationary pressures, according to the Bank Lending Survey Report released last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Rising Numbers Weigh Down Mityana Schools

[Monitor] Mityana -Mityana Municipality is grappling with understaffing and shortage of classrooms amid increasing number of pupils under the government’s Universal Primary Education (UPE) scheme.

[Monitor] Mityana -Mityana Municipality is grappling with understaffing and shortage of classrooms amid increasing number of pupils under the government's Universal Primary Education (UPE) scheme.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Shock as CAF Hands Kenyan Referee Life Ban

[Nation] The Confederation of African Football (Caf) on Saturday banned Kenya’s celebrated assistant referee Aden Marwa from all football activities for life.

[Nation] The Confederation of African Football (Caf) on Saturday banned Kenya’s celebrated assistant referee Aden Marwa from all football activities for life.

Post Office Strike Halts Payment to Grant Beneficiaries

[GroundUp] Thousands of workers at the South African Post Office and Telkom downed tools on 6 July to demand higher wages. They are affiliated to the Communication Workers Union, Customs Union and the Democratic Postal and Communications Union.

[GroundUp] Thousands of workers at the South African Post Office and Telkom downed tools on 6 July to demand higher wages. They are affiliated to the Communication Workers Union, Customs Union and the Democratic Postal and Communications Union.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Detention of Migrants Rescued at Sea Cruel and Must End – UN

[VOA] The Head of the UN Migration Agency, William Lacy Swing, is appealing to Libyan authorities to stop detaining migrants intercepted or rescued at sea by the Coast Guard after trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe.

[VOA] The Head of the UN Migration Agency, William Lacy Swing, is appealing to Libyan authorities to stop detaining migrants intercepted or rescued at sea by the Coast Guard after trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

UN Set to Open New Refugee Transit Center in Tripoli

[VOA] The U.N. refugee agency says it has had a permanent presence in Libya this year, providing humanitarian assistance and medical aid to refugees and migrants in detention centers. The UNHCR works with Libyan authorities to obtain the release of vul…

[VOA] The U.N. refugee agency says it has had a permanent presence in Libya this year, providing humanitarian assistance and medical aid to refugees and migrants in detention centers. The UNHCR works with Libyan authorities to obtain the release of vulnerable refugees and their evacuation from Libya.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Dangote Wants to Visit Country

[New Era] Windhoek -Nigerian business magnate, investor and owner of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote GCON, has expressed his sincere wish to visit Namibia to share his experiences in the world of business with local entrepreneurs.

[New Era] Windhoek -Nigerian business magnate, investor and owner of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote GCON, has expressed his sincere wish to visit Namibia to share his experiences in the world of business with local entrepreneurs.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Al-Shabaab Launches Deadly Assaults in Somali Capital

[VOA] More than 15 people have been killed and more than two dozen others were wounded in two assaults Saturday on the compound of Somalia’s interior and security ministries in capital city Mogadishu, according to witnesses.

[VOA] More than 15 people have been killed and more than two dozen others were wounded in two assaults Saturday on the compound of Somalia's interior and security ministries in capital city Mogadishu, according to witnesses.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Police Absence Headache for Insurers

[Zimbabwe Standard] Insurance executives will tell an analysts briefing their companies are now in the business of paying claims owing to the absence from the roads.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Insurance executives will tell an analysts briefing their companies are now in the business of paying claims owing to the absence from the roads.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe