Presidential Council, Operators Optimistic About Credit Growth

[This Day] The Enabling Business Environment Secretariat (EBES) of the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) as well as operators in the credit bureau sub-sector have expressed optimism that the Nigerian economy would soon record g…

[This Day] The Enabling Business Environment Secretariat (EBES) of the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) as well as operators in the credit bureau sub-sector have expressed optimism that the Nigerian economy would soon record growth in access to credit following the two Acts that were recently passed into law by the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Church Killings – Police Quiz Community Leader, Foundation Chairmen

[This Day] Awka -Anambra State Police have interrogated the President-General of Ozubulu community, Dr. Ernest Chukwuka, over the killing of worshipers at St Philip Catholic Church in Ozubulu last Sunday by an unknown gunman.

[This Day] Awka -Anambra State Police have interrogated the President-General of Ozubulu community, Dr. Ernest Chukwuka, over the killing of worshipers at St Philip Catholic Church in Ozubulu last Sunday by an unknown gunman.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Motion of No Confidence – EFF Brings Pretoria to a Standstill, Schooling in Soweto Disrupted Ahead of Vote

[Daily Maverick] In a show of support to opposition party leaders who participated in the no confidence vote in the National Assembly, members of the Economic Freedom Fighters marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to await the results of the motio…

[Daily Maverick] In a show of support to opposition party leaders who participated in the no confidence vote in the National Assembly, members of the Economic Freedom Fighters marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to await the results of the motion of no confidence while in Soweto streets were blocked with burning tyres and stones as pupils protested. By ORATENG LEPODISE and BHEKI C. SIMELANE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

#MduduziManana – Shocking, Yes. Surprising? Not So Much

[Daily Maverick] It’s barely Tuesday, and South Africa’s high-drama news diet has already served up Higher Education Deputy Minister, Mduduzi Manana, allegedly assaulting Mandisa Duma for calling him gay. Yet, subsequent discussions and apologies have …

[Daily Maverick] It's barely Tuesday, and South Africa's high-drama news diet has already served up Higher Education Deputy Minister, Mduduzi Manana, allegedly assaulting Mandisa Duma for calling him gay. Yet, subsequent discussions and apologies have unpacked neither the homophobia in her using the word as a slur, nor his frame of reference for clearly agreeing it was an insult.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

U.S. Pledges U.S.$137 Million in Drought Aid

[Addis Fortune] The United States has granted 137 million dollars for humanitarian assistance to Ethiopia where more than 7.8 million people are in need of urgent food aid due to the surge in drought in five regional states of the country.

[Addis Fortune] The United States has granted 137 million dollars for humanitarian assistance to Ethiopia where more than 7.8 million people are in need of urgent food aid due to the surge in drought in five regional states of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Chamber Brings in New Faces After Controversy

[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Chamber of Sectoral Associations (ECSA), in its general assembly meeting held last Thursday, brought in 11 new faces, electing Iyasu Mosisa, head of the Oromia Chamber of Sectoral Associations (OCSA), as president for the …

[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Chamber of Sectoral Associations (ECSA), in its general assembly meeting held last Thursday, brought in 11 new faces, electing Iyasu Mosisa, head of the Oromia Chamber of Sectoral Associations (OCSA), as president for the next two years.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Not Too Soon for Cynical Bird’s-Eye View

[Addis Fortune] The idiom that one rotten apple spoils the barrell was given a reality check in an experiment undertaken by sociologist and physician Nicholas A. Christakis. The purpose was to discover how long a person could remain incorruptible again…

[Addis Fortune] The idiom that one rotten apple spoils the barrell was given a reality check in an experiment undertaken by sociologist and physician Nicholas A. Christakis. The purpose was to discover how long a person could remain incorruptible against the powerful pull of unethical (not necessarily illegal) acts.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Oilibya Expands With 17 More Stations

[Addis Fortune] OiLibya, one of the biggest fuel suppliers in the country, has made the most significant expansion in eight years by opening 17 additional petrol stations with an estimated cost of 75 million Br in partnership with individual developers…

[Addis Fortune] OiLibya, one of the biggest fuel suppliers in the country, has made the most significant expansion in eight years by opening 17 additional petrol stations with an estimated cost of 75 million Br in partnership with individual developers. This will raise the number of stations of OiLibya to 167.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Orchid, Yonas Set Out On Another Battle Yet

[Addis Fortune] Justices at the Supreme Court have sent back the 42 million Br court battle between Orchid Business Group and Yonas Kassahun to the Federal High Court, claiming lack of evidence to prove the case.

[Addis Fortune] Justices at the Supreme Court have sent back the 42 million Br court battle between Orchid Business Group and Yonas Kassahun to the Federal High Court, claiming lack of evidence to prove the case.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia