Afreximbank Signs $1.1bn Loans With Dangote, Elumelu

[This Day] The African Export Import (AFREXIM) Bank, has signed a memorandum ( MOU)of understanding with both the Dangote Group of Companies and Tony Elumelu’s Heirs Holdings Foundation for a loan of $1billion and $100 million respectively.

[This Day] The African Export Import (AFREXIM) Bank, has signed a memorandum ( MOU)of understanding with both the Dangote Group of Companies and Tony Elumelu's Heirs Holdings Foundation for a loan of $1billion and $100 million respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

July 1 – Remembering the Day Rwanda Gained Independence

[New Times] In front of Saint Famille Catholic Church in Kigali, a Mass was held, led by Monsignor André Perraudin, to begin ceremonies marking Rwanda’s Independence. That was on July 1, 1962, when Rwanda got its independence.

[New Times] In front of Saint Famille Catholic Church in Kigali, a Mass was held, led by Monsignor André Perraudin, to begin ceremonies marking Rwanda's Independence. That was on July 1, 1962, when Rwanda got its independence.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

‘Go and Herd Cattle,’ Mugabe Tells Unemployed Youth

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, on Friday told unemployed youths to “go and herd cattle” in the rural areas amid a critical shortage of jobs in the southern African country.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, on Friday told unemployed youths to "go and herd cattle" in the rural areas amid a critical shortage of jobs in the southern African country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Libolo Seeks to Reach Leadership in Sudan

[ANGOP] Luanda -Recreativo do Libolo are trying this Saturday at 8 p.m at the home of Al Hilal of Sudan, to take the first place in the standings of the fifth game of the cup of the African Football Confederation.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Recreativo do Libolo are trying this Saturday at 8 p.m at the home of Al Hilal of Sudan, to take the first place in the standings of the fifth game of the cup of the African Football Confederation.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Nation Has 2% of HIV Prevalence – Inquiry

[ANGOP] Luanda -At least two percent of the Angolan population is a HIV positive with high prevalence on women affecting (2.69 percent) against men ( 1.2 percent), indicates the report of multiple inquiries and health (IIMS) 2015-2016 released on Frida…

[ANGOP] Luanda -At least two percent of the Angolan population is a HIV positive with high prevalence on women affecting (2.69 percent) against men ( 1.2 percent), indicates the report of multiple inquiries and health (IIMS) 2015-2016 released on Friday in Luanda by the National Statistic Institute (INE).

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Macron in Mali Sunday for Launch of Sahel Anti-Terror Force

[RFI] French President Emmanuel Macron was due in Mali on Sunday to reaffirm Western backing for a regional anti-jihadist force, as Paris steps up its counter-terror operations in the area.

[RFI] French President Emmanuel Macron was due in Mali on Sunday to reaffirm Western backing for a regional anti-jihadist force, as Paris steps up its counter-terror operations in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Why France Supported Biafra in Civil War

[Premium Times] A controversial French support to Biafra as it fought to break away from Nigeria between 1967 and 1970 was not in defence of Biafra’s secession cause — even though it had a humanitarian appeal.

[Premium Times] A controversial French support to Biafra as it fought to break away from Nigeria between 1967 and 1970 was not in defence of Biafra's secession cause -- even though it had a humanitarian appeal.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria