BancABC Records U.S.$7,6 Million Profit

[Financial Gazette] Atlas Mara’s Zimbabwe unit, BancABC, has posted a profit after tax of $7,6 million for the year to December 31, 2017, from a loss of $1,4 million in 2016 on controlled growth in credit and quality lending.

[Financial Gazette] Atlas Mara's Zimbabwe unit, BancABC, has posted a profit after tax of $7,6 million for the year to December 31, 2017, from a loss of $1,4 million in 2016 on controlled growth in credit and quality lending.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The Debate On Rhino Horn Trading

[Namibian] Africa’s rhino population figures are at a critical all-time low. In 2015, Cites reported that only about 19 000 – 21 000 white rhinos and 5 000 – 5 500 black rhinos remain in Africa.

[Namibian] Africa's rhino population figures are at a critical all-time low. In 2015, Cites reported that only about 19 000 - 21 000 white rhinos and 5 000 - 5 500 black rhinos remain in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

13 Kitwe Youth Gangsters Deny Charges

[Times of Zambia] Thirteen suspected members of a notorious Kitwe youth gang called 90 Niggas – the youngest of them a 13-year-old boy have pleaded not guilty to a charge of idle and disorderly conduct in a magistrate’s court.

[Times of Zambia] Thirteen suspected members of a notorious Kitwe youth gang called 90 Niggas - the youngest of them a 13-year-old boy have pleaded not guilty to a charge of idle and disorderly conduct in a magistrate's court.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Lungu Declares 5 New East Districts

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has declared five new districts in Eastern Province and one in Luapula Province to help foster rural development and easy administration in the affected areas.

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has declared five new districts in Eastern Province and one in Luapula Province to help foster rural development and easy administration in the affected areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

U.S.$13,3 Million for National Security

[Namibian] The Presidency has been allocated N$160 million in the 2018/19 budget to fund state security to “act in the national interest and detect possible threats to Namibia”.

[Namibian] The Presidency has been allocated N$160 million in the 2018/19 budget to fund state security to "act in the national interest and detect possible threats to Namibia".

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Another Victory For Former Prosecutor-General Tomana

[The Herald] Former Prosecutor-General Mr Johannes Tomana has scored another victory after the Supreme Court threw out the prosecution’s application for leave to appeal against a High Court decision to nullify all the criminal charges he was facing.

[The Herald] Former Prosecutor-General Mr Johannes Tomana has scored another victory after the Supreme Court threw out the prosecution's application for leave to appeal against a High Court decision to nullify all the criminal charges he was facing.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Approves N47 Billion for Reconstruction of Aba-Port Harcourt, Lagos-Ota Roads, Others

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government Wednesday in Abuja approved contracts for three road projects at the total rate of N47 billion including the redesign and reconstruction of Aba-Port Harcourt road.

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government Wednesday in Abuja approved contracts for three road projects at the total rate of N47 billion including the redesign and reconstruction of Aba-Port Harcourt road.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

IOC’s Maritime Security Ministerial Conference to Further Defend Common Ocean Space

[Government of Mauritius] The Indian Ocean Commission’s (IOC) Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security in the Western Indian Ocean, which will be co-hosted by the Government of Mauritius and is set for end April 2018, was discussed during a meeting on Friday 30 March 2018 at the Voilà Hotel, in Bagatelle. The meeting was presided by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, and chairperson of IOC’s Council, Mr Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo.

[Government of Mauritius] The Indian Ocean Commission's (IOC) Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security in the Western Indian Ocean, which will be co-hosted by the Government of Mauritius and is set for end April 2018, was discussed during a meeting on Friday 30 March 2018 at the Voilà Hotel, in Bagatelle. The meeting was presided by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, and chairperson of IOC's Council, Mr Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Mauritius to Submit Proposal to Designate Caverne Patate As a Ramsar Site

[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security will, following consultations with the Rodrigues Regional Assembly, submit a proposal to the Ramsar Convention Secretariat to designate Caverne Patate in Rodrigues as a Wetland o…

[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security will, following consultations with the Rodrigues Regional Assembly, submit a proposal to the Ramsar Convention Secretariat to designate Caverne Patate in Rodrigues as a Wetland of International Importance (Ramsar Site).

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius