Govt, Banks Row Over 99-Year Leases

[The Herald] A row has erupted between local financial institutions and Government over the bankability of 99-year leases which had been primed as the solution for farmers to unlock credit from banks.

[The Herald] A row has erupted between local financial institutions and Government over the bankability of 99-year leases which had been primed as the solution for farmers to unlock credit from banks.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Bank of Uganda Orders Freezing of D9 Company Accounts in Banks

[Monitor] The Bank of Uganda has ordered with immediate effect the freezing of account of D9 Company operating in Uganda with characteristics of a pyramid scheme coordinated by Mr Magara Protus Smart.

[Monitor] The Bank of Uganda has ordered with immediate effect the freezing of account of D9 Company operating in Uganda with characteristics of a pyramid scheme coordinated by Mr Magara Protus Smart.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Sex Workers Brush Off Beatings to Send Clients for HIV Tests

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Yaounde -While one in 25 people in Cameroon are living with HIV, more then a third of the country’s sex workers are infected, meaning they hold the key to halting the spread of the virus

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Yaounde -While one in 25 people in Cameroon are living with HIV, more then a third of the country's sex workers are infected, meaning they hold the key to halting the spread of the virus

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Pupils Injured in Police, Taxi Chase

[The Herald] Seven school pupils escaped death by a whisker in Harare yesterday when a commuter omnibus they were travelling in overturned along Kwame Nkrumah Avenue while police officers on a motorcycle were in hot pursuit.

[The Herald] Seven school pupils escaped death by a whisker in Harare yesterday when a commuter omnibus they were travelling in overturned along Kwame Nkrumah Avenue while police officers on a motorcycle were in hot pursuit.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Abecê Private School Students Visit Angop

[ANGOP] Luanda -About 40 students from the primary school and of the 1st and 2nd Cycle of the Abecê secondary private school in the urban district of Maianga, Luanda, visited the premises the Angola Press Agency (Angop), aimed at checking the functioning of this public media company.

[ANGOP] Luanda -About 40 students from the primary school and of the 1st and 2nd Cycle of the Abecê secondary private school in the urban district of Maianga, Luanda, visited the premises the Angola Press Agency (Angop), aimed at checking the functioning of this public media company.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

UNSG Special Envoy Says is Determined to Succeed in His Mission in Burundi

[Iwacu] During his three-day visit to Burundi, the UNSG Special Envoy in Burundi, Michel Kafando has met with the President of the Republic of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza this morning. Kafando has told journalists that they have discussed some of the pr…

[Iwacu] During his three-day visit to Burundi, the UNSG Special Envoy in Burundi, Michel Kafando has met with the President of the Republic of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza this morning. Kafando has told journalists that they have discussed some of the problems the country is faced with. Kafando visits Burundi for the first time since he was appointed by the UN Secretary General.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

APC Govs Tackle Fayose Over Comment On Buhari’s Health

[Vanguard] Governors elected on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, tackled Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State on his allegation that President Muhammadu Buhari, who is on medical vacation in London, was on life support.

[Vanguard] Governors elected on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, tackled Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State on his allegation that President Muhammadu Buhari, who is on medical vacation in London, was on life support.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria