World Bank Projects Modest Growth for Sub-Saharan Africa in 2017

[News24Wire] The World Bank expects South Africa’s gross domestic product to grow at 1.1% this year, but cautions inflationary pressures and high unemployment will continue to weigh on consumer spending.

[News24Wire] The World Bank expects South Africa's gross domestic product to grow at 1.1% this year, but cautions inflationary pressures and high unemployment will continue to weigh on consumer spending.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Sirleaf Makes Several Appointments in Government

[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has made several appointments in government affecting the Ministries of Finance, Information, Agriculture, Internal Affairs, as well as the Land Authority, Small Arms and Anti-Corruption Commissions.

[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has made several appointments in government affecting the Ministries of Finance, Information, Agriculture, Internal Affairs, as well as the Land Authority, Small Arms and Anti-Corruption Commissions.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Maizegate Commisison of Inquiry Calls for ‘Relevant Information’

[Nyasa Times] The commission of inquiry set up by President Peter Mutharika to probe matters surrounding maize procurement by Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) from Zambia is asking the general public to volunteer relevant inf…

[Nyasa Times] The commission of inquiry set up by President Peter Mutharika to probe matters surrounding maize procurement by Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) from Zambia is asking the general public to volunteer relevant information on the issue.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Fans Salute Musician Chimbetu in ‘Jamboree’ Documentary

[The Herald] After getting inspiration from the latest “Jamboree” album by Sulumani Chimbetu, local film producer Collen Mugobeya has released a mini-documentary featuring various music listeners who say their views about the new project.

[The Herald] After getting inspiration from the latest "Jamboree" album by Sulumani Chimbetu, local film producer Collen Mugobeya has released a mini-documentary featuring various music listeners who say their views about the new project.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Kenyatta Wraps Up India State Visit

[Capital FM] New Delhi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has wrapped up his State visit to India by chairing a business forum in New Delhi where the Indian business community expressed its appetite to invest in Kenya.

[Capital FM] New Delhi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has wrapped up his State visit to India by chairing a business forum in New Delhi where the Indian business community expressed its appetite to invest in Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Prophet Bushiri Celebrates Company’s First Anniversary

[Nyasa Times] Self confessed Malawi billionaire prophet, Shepherd Bushiri on Thursday streamed live on Facebook when he presided over a function to mark a first anniversary of Bushiri Consultancy in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), a subsidiary compa…

[Nyasa Times] Self confessed Malawi billionaire prophet, Shepherd Bushiri on Thursday streamed live on Facebook when he presided over a function to mark a first anniversary of Bushiri Consultancy in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), a subsidiary company pf Shephered Bushiri Investments that trades in gold and oil.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Kenyatta to Meet Jubilee Party Aspirants, Launch Membership Smart Card

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta will on Friday meet Jubilee aspirants from various parts of the country ahead of Monday’s voter registration by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta will on Friday meet Jubilee aspirants from various parts of the country ahead of Monday's voter registration by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Army Sues Premium Times Over Alleged False Publication

[This Day] The Nigerian Army has told its lawyers to institute legal action against Premium Times, an online news site for allegedly publishing series of false and malicious news against the Nigerian Army and the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General…

[This Day] The Nigerian Army has told its lawyers to institute legal action against Premium Times, an online news site for allegedly publishing series of false and malicious news against the Nigerian Army and the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria