Rwanda, Italian Armed Forces Commit to Strengthen Ties

[New Times] The Italian Air Force Chief of Staff, Lt Gen Enzo Vecciarelli, is in the country on a three-day visit aimed at strengthening military relations between the two countries.

[New Times] The Italian Air Force Chief of Staff, Lt Gen Enzo Vecciarelli, is in the country on a three-day visit aimed at strengthening military relations between the two countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Why Central Bank Retained Benchmark Lending Rate At 14% – Emefiele

[Premium Times] The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria Godwin Emefiele has said that the benchmark lending rate for banks in the country was retained for the seventh consecutive time at 14 per cent to maintain the modest stability in the foreign e…

[Premium Times] The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria Godwin Emefiele has said that the benchmark lending rate for banks in the country was retained for the seventh consecutive time at 14 per cent to maintain the modest stability in the foreign exchange market.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I Will Be Back Soon, Buhari Writes AU

[Leadership] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the chairman of the assemblies of heads of state and government of the African Union (AU) and president of Guinea, Alpha Conde, informing him that he will be returning to Nigeria soon to con…

[Leadership] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the chairman of the assemblies of heads of state and government of the African Union (AU) and president of Guinea, Alpha Conde, informing him that he will be returning to Nigeria soon to continue his duties as president.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nurses’ Strike Hits Fight Against Cholera

[Nation] Efforts to curb Kenya’s latest cholera outbreak have been hampered by a nurses’ strike that enters its 54th day Wednesday, putting the lives of hundreds of patients at great risk.

[Nation] Efforts to curb Kenya's latest cholera outbreak have been hampered by a nurses' strike that enters its 54th day Wednesday, putting the lives of hundreds of patients at great risk.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Economic Activity Slows Ahead of Election

[Nation] The cost of the August 8 General Election on Kenya’s economy has started to emerge, with firms scaling down on production, investors holding on to their cash and neighbouring countries redirecting their cargo to Tanzanian ports away from Mombasa.

[Nation] The cost of the August 8 General Election on Kenya's economy has started to emerge, with firms scaling down on production, investors holding on to their cash and neighbouring countries redirecting their cargo to Tanzanian ports away from Mombasa.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya