Ecobank Joins Support for Victims

[NEWS] Ecobank Liberia Managing Director, Mr. George Mensah-Asante is calling on stakeholders of the bank and the public to make cash donations to support the efforts of the Sierra Leonean government, as well as philanthropic institutions/organizations…

[NEWS] Ecobank Liberia Managing Director, Mr. George Mensah-Asante is calling on stakeholders of the bank and the public to make cash donations to support the efforts of the Sierra Leonean government, as well as philanthropic institutions/organizations to save lives in that country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

PDP Decries Kano Speaker’s Failure to Swear in Member

[Guardian] Abuja -The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned what it called utter display of impunity and lawlessness by the Kano State House of Assembly Speaker, in refusing to swear-in its member, Abdullahi Muhammed, into the legislature as ord…

[Guardian] Abuja -The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned what it called utter display of impunity and lawlessness by the Kano State House of Assembly Speaker, in refusing to swear-in its member, Abdullahi Muhammed, into the legislature as ordered by the Supreme Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Besigye Rallies Voters Against Lifting of Age – Limit

[Monitor] Namisindwa -Former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has urged voters in Bugisu region to compel their Members of Parliament from supporting the removal of presidential age limit.

[Monitor] Namisindwa -Former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has urged voters in Bugisu region to compel their Members of Parliament from supporting the removal of presidential age limit.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

MPs Are Free to Debate Age-Limit, Says Museveni

[Monitor] Kampala -A day after a joint caucus of NRM and Independent MPs passed a resolution to move a motion in Parliament today paving the way for the introduction of a Bill to amend Article 102(b) and delete presidential age limit, President Museven…

[Monitor] Kampala -A day after a joint caucus of NRM and Independent MPs passed a resolution to move a motion in Parliament today paving the way for the introduction of a Bill to amend Article 102(b) and delete presidential age limit, President Museveni last night gave the MPs the green light.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

You Can’t Fool All the People All the Time, Bobi Wine to Museveni

[Monitor] Kyaddondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu popularly known as Bobi Wine has, in yet another missive attacked President Museveni and NRM Members of Parliament who on Tuesday passed a motion to table a Private Members Bill to…

[Monitor] Kyaddondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu popularly known as Bobi Wine has, in yet another missive attacked President Museveni and NRM Members of Parliament who on Tuesday passed a motion to table a Private Members Bill to amend Article 102 (b) of the constitution to allow the President to lead Uganda beyond 75 years of age.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Detained Couple Denied Fundamental Rights

[HRW] Beirut -Egyptian authorities have repeatedly violated a married couple’s due process rights since their June 30, 2017 arrest and subsequent detention, Human Rights Watch said today. Interior Ministry forces arrested Ola al-Qaradawi, 55, and her h…

[HRW] Beirut -Egyptian authorities have repeatedly violated a married couple's due process rights since their June 30, 2017 arrest and subsequent detention, Human Rights Watch said today. Interior Ministry forces arrested Ola al-Qaradawi, 55, and her husband, Hosam Khalaf, 58, without a warrant over an alleged Muslim Brotherhood link while they vacationed in Egypt's North Coast and have held both in solitary confinement for at least 70 days.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Institute Harps On Innovations to Drive Micro – Finance Services

[Guardian] Benin City -Financial experts have disclosed that in order for micro-finance institutes to remain relevant and be competitive, they must improve capacity building, adapt to and embrace digital finance as well as develop products beyond loans…

[Guardian] Benin City -Financial experts have disclosed that in order for micro-finance institutes to remain relevant and be competitive, they must improve capacity building, adapt to and embrace digital finance as well as develop products beyond loans and deposits.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tshwane Turns to Court Over Multibillion Rand Broadband Deal

[News24Wire] The City of Tshwane has approached the High Court in Pretoria to set aside a multibillion rand deal for broadband in the city, claiming the previous ANC-led administration entered into an unlawful contract.

[News24Wire] The City of Tshwane has approached the High Court in Pretoria to set aside a multibillion rand deal for broadband in the city, claiming the previous ANC-led administration entered into an unlawful contract.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘I Clubbed the American When Charms Failed to Extort Money From Him’

[Guardian] The Intervention Squad of the Zone 2 Police Command yesterday arrested one Orabe Philips Leo, for luring and attempting to kill his American visitor, Robert Wheelers in Lagos.

[Guardian] The Intervention Squad of the Zone 2 Police Command yesterday arrested one Orabe Philips Leo, for luring and attempting to kill his American visitor, Robert Wheelers in Lagos.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mining Charter Halted Till After December

[News24Wire] Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has backed down for a second time on the controversial Mining Charter, after he undertook to halt implementation until arguments against the charter have been heard later this year. This is the se…

[News24Wire] Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has backed down for a second time on the controversial Mining Charter, after he undertook to halt implementation until arguments against the charter have been heard later this year. This is the second written undertaking the minister has given to avoid legal proceedings in respect of the reviewed Mining Charter, the Chamber of Mines said in a statement. As a result, the chamber has withdrawn its urgent interdict application against the charter, which was due to be

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa