Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane Hosts Her Brazilian Counterpart

[Govt of SA] International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will host the Minister of External Relations of the Federative Republic of Brazil, Mr Aloysio Nunes Ferreira, in Pretoria on Monday, 15 May 2017.

[Govt of SA] International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will host the Minister of External Relations of the Federative Republic of Brazil, Mr Aloysio Nunes Ferreira, in Pretoria on Monday, 15 May 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zombo, the Inaccessible Food Basket

[Observer] It was a cool morning recently when I joined a delegation led by Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, several legislators and journalists to embark on an unforgettable journey to the border district of Zombo, neighbouring Democratic Republi…

[Observer] It was a cool morning recently when I joined a delegation led by Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, several legislators and journalists to embark on an unforgettable journey to the border district of Zombo, neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

BoI to Assist SMEs With N376 Billion Before End of 2019

[Guardian] Mr Waheed Olagunju, Acting Managing Director, Bank of Industry (BoI) says the bank will assist Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) with N376 billion before the end of 2019.

[Guardian] Mr Waheed Olagunju, Acting Managing Director, Bank of Industry (BoI) says the bank will assist Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) with N376 billion before the end of 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Gunfire Erupts in Abidjan, Bouake Amid Mutiny

[Al Jazeera] Gunfire was heard early on Monday in Ivory Coast’s two main cities, according to witnesses, as the military pressed an operation aimed at ending a mutiny by soldiers demanding bonus payments.

[Al Jazeera] Gunfire was heard early on Monday in Ivory Coast's two main cities, according to witnesses, as the military pressed an operation aimed at ending a mutiny by soldiers demanding bonus payments.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

Kudos to Parliament for Passing Law Ending Payment of Rent in Dollars

[Observer] Last week, parliament passed a piece of legislation that did not get a lot of media attention but must have, nonetheless, put smiles on the faces of many tenants of commercial properties, especially in the capital Kampala.

[Observer] Last week, parliament passed a piece of legislation that did not get a lot of media attention but must have, nonetheless, put smiles on the faces of many tenants of commercial properties, especially in the capital Kampala.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

National Treasury’s Search for a New Director-General Must Be Gupta Proof

[DA] The Director-General of National Treasury, Lungisa Fuzile, who was central to the fight against state capture, looting and big spending, retires today after twenty years of service at National Treasury.

[DA] The Director-General of National Treasury, Lungisa Fuzile, who was central to the fight against state capture, looting and big spending, retires today after twenty years of service at National Treasury.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa