Buhari Appoints Aishah Ahmad New CBN Deputy Governor

[Guardian] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the name of Mrs. Aishah Ahmad to the Senate for confirmation as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

[Guardian] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the name of Mrs. Aishah Ahmad to the Senate for confirmation as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

World Cup Qualifier: Nigeria Against Zambia Should Be a No-Contest

[Premium Times] This is in no way disparaging the quality of the Chipolopolo of Zambia. But if we talk about the value of the parts that make up the teams, then Nigeria’s Super Eagles are way ahead of their opponents.

[Premium Times] This is in no way disparaging the quality of the Chipolopolo of Zambia. But if we talk about the value of the parts that make up the teams, then Nigeria's Super Eagles are way ahead of their opponents.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

National Social Security Authority’s Equity Intact

[Zimbabwe Independent] The High Court judgement which nullified transactions made by three former Renaissance Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) directors after they were fired in 2012 does not affect the National Social Security Authority (Nssa)’s cont…

[Zimbabwe Independent] The High Court judgement which nullified transactions made by three former Renaissance Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) directors after they were fired in 2012 does not affect the National Social Security Authority (Nssa)'s controlling equity in First Mutual Holdings Ltd (FMHL) as the stake was acquired in 2011 prior to the dismissal of the trio, documents seen by businessdigest this week show.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Diamond Platnumz Band in Town for Shell-KCCA Charity Concert

[Monitor] Tanzanian singer Diamond Platnumz, who will be the headlining artiste at the charity show organised by the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) in partnership with Shell Uganda, landed in the country on Friday morning.

[Monitor] Tanzanian singer Diamond Platnumz, who will be the headlining artiste at the charity show organised by the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) in partnership with Shell Uganda, landed in the country on Friday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Prisoners Enjoy Rare Quality Family Time

[The Herald] Inmates at various prisons in Harare have welcomed the newly-introduced Family Week, which is designed to allow them more time with their visiting relatives and friends. Since Saturday last week, the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Servi…

[The Herald] Inmates at various prisons in Harare have welcomed the newly-introduced Family Week, which is designed to allow them more time with their visiting relatives and friends. Since Saturday last week, the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) has been allowing inmates to spend more time with their loved ones, including children.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Delta Corp Pension Fund Battle Rages On

[Zimbabwe Independent] Beverages manufacturer Delta Corporation has told its former workers who are demanding proceeds from a contentious pension fund that was set up following the de-mutualisation process in 2001 to seek redress from the courts, busin…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Beverages manufacturer Delta Corporation has told its former workers who are demanding proceeds from a contentious pension fund that was set up following the de-mutualisation process in 2001 to seek redress from the courts, businessdigest has established.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigeria Earned, Squandered N77trn Oil Revenue in 17 Years

[Vanguard] Nigeria, over the last seventeen years, has recorded huge earnings from the petroleum industry, but had been unable to utilize the funds to improve the lives of its citizens, neither has the country used it to develop the economy.

[Vanguard] Nigeria, over the last seventeen years, has recorded huge earnings from the petroleum industry, but had been unable to utilize the funds to improve the lives of its citizens, neither has the country used it to develop the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mass Arrests Amid LGBT Media Blackout

[HRW] Nairobi -The Egyptian government has intensified its campaign against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and their supporters, arresting dozens of people in less than two weeks, Human Rights Watch said today. A media regulatory…

[HRW] Nairobi -The Egyptian government has intensified its campaign against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and their supporters, arresting dozens of people in less than two weeks, Human Rights Watch said today. A media regulatory body has also banned all "positive" reporting on homosexuality.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt