Crime in the City – Satellites ‘Better’ Than CCTV Cameras

[Observer] If the city suburb of Kulambiro was covered by street cameras, the thugs who killed police spokesman Andrew Felix Kaweesi and two other officers last Friday would not have gotten away with murder.

[Observer] If the city suburb of Kulambiro was covered by street cameras, the thugs who killed police spokesman Andrew Felix Kaweesi and two other officers last Friday would not have gotten away with murder.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kenya to Reopen Border With Somalia

[VOA] The Kenyan government says it will open the border with Somalia to boost trade and allow the flow of people between the two countries. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta also pledged to help Somalia in the fight against al-Shabab militants and suppo…

[VOA] The Kenyan government says it will open the border with Somalia to boost trade and allow the flow of people between the two countries. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta also pledged to help Somalia in the fight against al-Shabab militants and support and train government workers. His remarks followed a meeting he had in Nairobi with his Somali counterpart, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

M-Pesa Cash Ceiling to Go Up in Bid to Boost M-Akiba Bond

[Nation] Plans are in the offing to raise the daily mobile money transaction ceiling from the current Sh140,000 to accommodate higher purchases of the M-Akiba product launched on Thursday.

[Nation] Plans are in the offing to raise the daily mobile money transaction ceiling from the current Sh140,000 to accommodate higher purchases of the M-Akiba product launched on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Rate Cap Will Not Hurt Business Much, Says Thugge

[Nation] Treasury Principal Secretary Kamau Thugge has downplayed the effect of rate caps in stifling private sector lending, arguing there was a steady decline in demand prior to the new law.

[Nation] Treasury Principal Secretary Kamau Thugge has downplayed the effect of rate caps in stifling private sector lending, arguing there was a steady decline in demand prior to the new law.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Court Admits List of Beneficiaries of Diezani’s $115 Million

[Daily Trust] Lagos -A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday admitted as evidence list of beneficiaries of $115 million which the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alleged that a former petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Maduake stashed i…

[Daily Trust] Lagos -A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday admitted as evidence list of beneficiaries of $115 million which the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alleged that a former petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Maduake stashed in Fidelity bank and subsequently disbursed to some individuals across the country prior to the 2015 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Anglophone Leaders Refuse to Be Tried With 25 Other Suspects

[VOA] Schools have remained closed and business paralyzed in the English-speaking northwest and southwest regions of Cameroon, as the strike initiated by teachers and lawyers against what they call the overbearing use of French enters its fifth month.

[VOA] Schools have remained closed and business paralyzed in the English-speaking northwest and southwest regions of Cameroon, as the strike initiated by teachers and lawyers against what they call the overbearing use of French enters its fifth month.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Reps Committee Invites Emefiele, Kachikwu Over Alleged Forex Diversion

[Premium Times] The House of Representatives on Thursday invited the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, and the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu to appear before it on Monday, April 7.

[Premium Times] The House of Representatives on Thursday invited the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, and the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu to appear before it on Monday, April 7.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Stimulating Creativity At Grassroots

[Nation] On Friday last week, I inaugurated a recording studio in the Koma-Rock area of Matungulu constituency in Machakos County that signals the beginning of the setting up of grassroots studios in three other counties to stimulate creativity.

[Nation] On Friday last week, I inaugurated a recording studio in the Koma-Rock area of Matungulu constituency in Machakos County that signals the beginning of the setting up of grassroots studios in three other counties to stimulate creativity.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya