Four Killed During Protests Against Gnassingbé

[allAfrica] Four people were killed on Wednesday, October 18, in Lomé and Sokodé, the two largest cities in Togo. For the past two months, the opposition has organized marches against President Faure Gnassingbé’s regime. Despite the banning of demonstrating during the week, 14 opposition parties decided to march in the capital. In some neighborhoods, barricades had been set up by groups of young people who were then teargassed.

[allAfrica] Four people were killed on Wednesday, October 18, in Lomé and Sokodé, the two largest cities in Togo. For the past two months, the opposition has organized marches against President Faure Gnassingbé's regime. Despite the banning of demonstrating during the week, 14 opposition parties decided to march in the capital. In some neighborhoods, barricades had been set up by groups of young people who were then teargassed.

source: AllAfrica News: Togo

‘Govt Could Default Treasury Bills Payment’

[The Herald] The Parliamentary Budget Office has warned that the Government could default on its Treasury Bills payment obligations on maturity, a development it fears could leave most local commercial banks, which hold the bulk of the TBs stock heavil…

[The Herald] The Parliamentary Budget Office has warned that the Government could default on its Treasury Bills payment obligations on maturity, a development it fears could leave most local commercial banks, which hold the bulk of the TBs stock heavily exposed. The Government has been heavily relying on domestic markets to finance budget deficit.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Teachers Meet Central Bank Boss Over Cash Shortages

[New Zimbabwe] The Amalgamated Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (ARTUZ) has met central bank governor John Mangudya, demanding that he addresses cash shortages that have left Zimbabweans, including teachers, losing productive hours on bank queues.

[New Zimbabwe] The Amalgamated Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (ARTUZ) has met central bank governor John Mangudya, demanding that he addresses cash shortages that have left Zimbabweans, including teachers, losing productive hours on bank queues.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

IBB, Jonathan in Closed-Door Meeting

[Leadership] Abuja -Immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan yesterday met behind closed doors with former military president, General Ibrahim Banbangida, at his uphill residence in Minna.

[Leadership] Abuja -Immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan yesterday met behind closed doors with former military president, General Ibrahim Banbangida, at his uphill residence in Minna.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mine Unions Look for Private Negotiator

[Zambia Reports] The Mine Unions in the country have indicated that they have been left with no choice but to engage an independent body to negotiate in the disagreements involving Konkola Copper Mines.

[Zambia Reports] The Mine Unions in the country have indicated that they have been left with no choice but to engage an independent body to negotiate in the disagreements involving Konkola Copper Mines.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Buhari Approves Payment of Pension to Ex-Biafran Policemen

[Leadership] Abuja -Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), yesterday, disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the payment of pension for ex-Biafra policemen who were granted presidential pardoned by former President Olusegu…

[Leadership] Abuja -Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), yesterday, disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the payment of pension for ex-Biafra policemen who were granted presidential pardoned by former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Multiple Land Ownership Worries Mzuzu City Council

[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu City Council (MCC) says the current land administration structures where land within the city is administered by different players makes it difficult for the council to make decisions in coming up with sustainable ways of ave…

[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu City Council (MCC) says the current land administration structures where land within the city is administered by different players makes it difficult for the council to make decisions in coming up with sustainable ways of averting natural disasters that persistently occur in the city.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Eagles Hope for ‘Winning Style’ Against Bullets

[Nyasa Times] Blue Eagles F.C remains hopeful to get winning style in all their week 25 fixtures minus head coach Audlow Makonyola as they will be travelling down to south this weekend to meet Azam Tigers and TNM Super League title contenders Nyasa Big…

[Nyasa Times] Blue Eagles F.C remains hopeful to get winning style in all their week 25 fixtures minus head coach Audlow Makonyola as they will be travelling down to south this weekend to meet Azam Tigers and TNM Super League title contenders Nyasa Big Bullets.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Govt Invites Diamond Buyers

[The Herald] Mines and Mining Development Minister Walter Chidhakwa has taken advantage of the ongoing bi-annual Dubai Diamond Conference to invite international diamond buyers to tender for Zimbabwean diamonds which will “soon” go under the hammer. Th…

[The Herald] Mines and Mining Development Minister Walter Chidhakwa has taken advantage of the ongoing bi-annual Dubai Diamond Conference to invite international diamond buyers to tender for Zimbabwean diamonds which will "soon" go under the hammer. The conference brings together international leaders of the diamond industry among them African Ministers of Mines, traders, financiers and world-renowned jewellers to Dubai which plays a central role for the trade due to its location between producing countries and cutting

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe