NBS – Nigeria Recorded $1.8 Billion Capital Importation in Q2

[This Day] The total value of capital imported into Nigeria in the second quarter (Q2) of 2017 has been put at $1.792 billion, indicating a $884.1 million increase over the figure recorded in Q1 2017 and a growing appetite by portfolio investors in Nig…

[This Day] The total value of capital imported into Nigeria in the second quarter (Q2) of 2017 has been put at $1.792 billion, indicating a $884.1 million increase over the figure recorded in Q1 2017 and a growing appetite by portfolio investors in Nigerian securities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Husband Jailed for Marrying Off Wife

[The Herald] A Mbare couple which created a Facebook Page where the wife used a fake name to lure men, was yesterday each sentenced to an effective one year in prison after tricking an unsuspecting suitor into paying $4 000 lobola. Brian Nkatazo Mathe …

[The Herald] A Mbare couple which created a Facebook Page where the wife used a fake name to lure men, was yesterday each sentenced to an effective one year in prison after tricking an unsuspecting suitor into paying $4 000 lobola. Brian Nkatazo Mathe (30) connived with his wife Stephanie Pullen (22) to play brother and sister before tricking a Kuwadzana, Harare, man into paying lobola.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Buhari Gives Service Chiefs Marching Order On Security Threats

[Vanguard] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, directed all the Service Chiefs and heads of security operatives to arrest all security threats against the unity of the country.

[Vanguard] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, directed all the Service Chiefs and heads of security operatives to arrest all security threats against the unity of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ARV Shortage: a Stitch in Time Saves Nine

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is among sub-Saharan African countries working tirelessly to meet the United Nations’ 90-90-90 ambitious target to help end the HIV and Aids pandemic by 90 percent in 2020. On Monday, Zimbabweans woke up to news that seropositive …

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is among sub-Saharan African countries working tirelessly to meet the United Nations' 90-90-90 ambitious target to help end the HIV and Aids pandemic by 90 percent in 2020. On Monday, Zimbabweans woke up to news that seropositive people who are taking Abacavir -- a second line ARV drug -- are being given a week's supply of the drug instead of the traditional three months because of dwindled stocks.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Only Mugabe Is Guaranteed a Seat, Says Youth Leader Chipanga

[The Herald] Zanu-PF First Secretary and President Cde Mugabe is the only one secure for his candidature in the 2018 harmonised elections, the rest have to fight for their positions, Zanu-PF National Youth League chairperson, Cde Kudzai Chipanga, said …

[The Herald] Zanu-PF First Secretary and President Cde Mugabe is the only one secure for his candidature in the 2018 harmonised elections, the rest have to fight for their positions, Zanu-PF National Youth League chairperson, Cde Kudzai Chipanga, said yesterday. Addressing youths gathered for an inter-district meeting in Gweru yesterday, a precursor for the Midlands Presidential Youth Interface meeting slated for September 2, 2017, Cde Chipanga said besides President Mugabe, all other candidates should sweat for their

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Why Do So Many African Countries End Up With ‘Big Men’ Leaders?

[Monitor] You must just love Africa. I would never give up being an African for anything else in the world. Look what happened a few days. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) held its summit in Pretoria, South Africa’s political capital.

[Monitor] You must just love Africa. I would never give up being an African for anything else in the world. Look what happened a few days. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) held its summit in Pretoria, South Africa's political capital.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

El-Rufai, Bantex,Thousands March for Buhari in Kaduna

[Leadership] Kaduna State Governor,Malam Nasir el-Rufai and his Deputy,Arch.Barnabas Yusuf Bantex,yesterday, led thousands for a solidarity march for the return of President Muhammadu Buhari.

[Leadership] Kaduna State Governor,Malam Nasir el-Rufai and his Deputy,Arch.Barnabas Yusuf Bantex,yesterday, led thousands for a solidarity march for the return of President Muhammadu Buhari.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NNPC Raises the Alarm Over International Crude Oil Fraudsters

[Leadership] Abuja -The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, raised an alarm on the activities of con men who specialize in circulating phantom letters of crude oil allocation with the intent…

[Leadership] Abuja -The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, raised an alarm on the activities of con men who specialize in circulating phantom letters of crude oil allocation with the intent of defrauding unsuspecting would-be buyers or members of the public.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why We Can’t Cut Interest Rate Now – Emefiele

[Leadership] Despite the several calls from the real sector for a cut in the benchmark interest rate, the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN) Godwin Emefiele has reiterated the decision of the apex bank to hold rates saying a cut in rates wo…

[Leadership] Despite the several calls from the real sector for a cut in the benchmark interest rate, the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN) Godwin Emefiele has reiterated the decision of the apex bank to hold rates saying a cut in rates would cause the economy to sink further into recession.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria