Economist Raises Concern Over Britain’s Endorsement of Naira As Trade Currency

[Vanguard] As Britain is set to add the Naira as one of its pre-approved currencies, which will allow the UK Export Finance to provide financing for transactions with Nigerian businesses denominated in the local currency, the move may transfer payment …

[Vanguard] As Britain is set to add the Naira as one of its pre-approved currencies, which will allow the UK Export Finance to provide financing for transactions with Nigerian businesses denominated in the local currency, the move may transfer payment liabilities for individual transactions to the government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Matano – Never Rule ‘Ingwe’ Out

[Nation] AFC Leopards coach Robert Matano is confident his team can beat FOSA Juniors of Madagascar away in Antananarivo and advance to the second round of the Caf Confederation Cup.

[Nation] AFC Leopards coach Robert Matano is confident his team can beat FOSA Juniors of Madagascar away in Antananarivo and advance to the second round of the Caf Confederation Cup.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

New Vision Crime Reporter Charles Etukuri ‘Abducted’

[Independent (Kampala)] A senior crime reporter at Uganda’s leading daily The New Vision was picked up reportedly by security personnel at 2pm on Tuesday, as he walked to Kyadondo from Vision Group headquarters at Plot 19/21 First Street, Industrial Ar…

[Independent (Kampala)] A senior crime reporter at Uganda's leading daily The New Vision was picked up reportedly by security personnel at 2pm on Tuesday, as he walked to Kyadondo from Vision Group headquarters at Plot 19/21 First Street, Industrial Area, Kampala.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Lustration – With Zuma Gone At Last, We Will Forgive but Never Forget

[Daily Maverick] The Truth and Reconciliation Commission did not offer our people a proper catharsis at all and the culprits who did not seize the opportunity to tell us the truth must surely now come clean. For if we don’t deal with it, it will come b…

[Daily Maverick] The Truth and Reconciliation Commission did not offer our people a proper catharsis at all and the culprits who did not seize the opportunity to tell us the truth must surely now come clean. For if we don't deal with it, it will come back to haunt us, as we observe now with Jacob Zuma. Shall we bay for their blood?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ramaphosa Must Show Whether South Africa Has a Zuma Problem – or an ANC Problem

[Daily Maverick] To the great relief of most South Africans, Cyril Ramaphosa emerged victorious in a very tight-run battle for the presidency of the ANC. Of course, there are widely divergent views on Ramaphosa himself but even those who are critical of him have to acknowledge that he is in another universe compared to what we have had to put up with since 2009 when Jacob Zuma became President. 

[Daily Maverick] To the great relief of most South Africans, Cyril Ramaphosa emerged victorious in a very tight-run battle for the presidency of the ANC. Of course, there are widely divergent views on Ramaphosa himself but even those who are critical of him have to acknowledge that he is in another universe compared to what we have had to put up with since 2009 when Jacob Zuma became President. 

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Crocodile Kills Girl, Woman Assaulted

[Daily News] Bukoba -THE people of Bukoba Rural District’s Kemondo Ward have appealed for government intervention to control wayward crocodiles that are putting their lives at grave risks.

[Daily News] Bukoba -THE people of Bukoba Rural District's Kemondo Ward have appealed for government intervention to control wayward crocodiles that are putting their lives at grave risks.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania