3-Phase Plan to Take Over Grant Payments

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has a plan in place to take over the distribution of social grants to 17 million beneficiaries.

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has a plan in place to take over the distribution of social grants to 17 million beneficiaries.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Simbine Makes National History, Runs Fastest 100m

[News24Wire] Akani Simbine made history on the track in Tshwane, Clarence Munyai smashed a long-standing national junior record and distance runner Melikhaya Frans broke new ground on the road in Uitenhage, on Saturday of records for South African athl…

[News24Wire] Akani Simbine made history on the track in Tshwane, Clarence Munyai smashed a long-standing national junior record and distance runner Melikhaya Frans broke new ground on the road in Uitenhage, on Saturday of records for South African athletics.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Wrong Coordinates’ Cause of Deadly Rann Bombing

[VOA] A senior Nigerian military official said the cause of the accidental bombing of a displaced persons camp in the country’s northeast in January was the result of incorrect coordinates.

[VOA] A senior Nigerian military official said the cause of the accidental bombing of a displaced persons camp in the country's northeast in January was the result of incorrect coordinates.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Waives 10% Payment On Housing Mortgages Below N5 Million

[Vanguard] Abuja -As a demonstration of its commitment to provide affordable housing to Nigerians, especially the low income earners, the Federal Government has approved 10 percent waiver on housing mortgages below N5million for Nigerians.

[Vanguard] Abuja -As a demonstration of its commitment to provide affordable housing to Nigerians, especially the low income earners, the Federal Government has approved 10 percent waiver on housing mortgages below N5million for Nigerians.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I Didn’t Reject UK Offer to Rescue Chibok Girls – Former President

[Daily Trust] The office of the former President Goodluck Jonathan has refuted claims that the last administration rejected an offer made by British forces to rescue the kidnapped Chibok school girls.

[Daily Trust] The office of the former President Goodluck Jonathan has refuted claims that the last administration rejected an offer made by British forces to rescue the kidnapped Chibok school girls.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mujuru Accused of Stealing New Party Name

[New Zimbabwe] BARELY a week after announcing that she had rebranded her political outfit to National People’s Party (NPP), former vice president, Joice Mujuru, has been accused of “stealing” the name.

[New Zimbabwe] BARELY a week after announcing that she had rebranded her political outfit to National People's Party (NPP), former vice president, Joice Mujuru, has been accused of "stealing" the name.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

As Naira Gains, Neighbouring Countries Ease Rush for Nigerian Goods

[Daily Trust] Sokoto -The sudden slide of the US dollar and other foreign currencies has made export to neighbouring countries such as Niger Republic, Burkina Faso and Chad unattractive, traders have said.

[Daily Trust] Sokoto -The sudden slide of the US dollar and other foreign currencies has made export to neighbouring countries such as Niger Republic, Burkina Faso and Chad unattractive, traders have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Workers to Go On Strike As Mugabe Resumes Work

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe, who returned from his medical trip in Singapore Sunday morning, resumed work this Monday, the day civil servants go on strike for non-payment of their bonuses.

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe, who returned from his medical trip in Singapore Sunday morning, resumed work this Monday, the day civil servants go on strike for non-payment of their bonuses.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

New Hope for Credit Supply As Central Bank Eases Policy

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -There is hope for possible improvement in credit to the private sector after the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) slashed the discount rate by four percentage points effective from today.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -There is hope for possible improvement in credit to the private sector after the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) slashed the discount rate by four percentage points effective from today.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

We Won’t Leave PDP Structure for Sheriff – Adeyeye

[Daily Trust] Spokesman of the National Caretaker Committee of the PDP, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, said yesterday that the Sen. Ahmed Makarfi-led committee of the party has nothing to do with purported registration of an Advanced PDP.

[Daily Trust] Spokesman of the National Caretaker Committee of the PDP, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, said yesterday that the Sen. Ahmed Makarfi-led committee of the party has nothing to do with purported registration of an Advanced PDP.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria