NBE Approves Interest Free Banking for Abyssinia

[Addis Fortune] The Central Bank approved the request of Bank of Abyssinia (BoA) to launch an interest-free banking (IFB) service. The approval comes four months after Abyssinia filed its request at the Central Bank. The Bank will have a separate windo…

[Addis Fortune] The Central Bank approved the request of Bank of Abyssinia (BoA) to launch an interest-free banking (IFB) service. The approval comes four months after Abyssinia filed its request at the Central Bank. The Bank will have a separate window to start the service in all of its 230 branches.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

CMB Prezzo Embarrassed By Raunchy Video Vixen Amber Lulu

[Nairobi News] Oh boy! Controversial rapper CMB Prezzo was left embarrassed after his attempt to hit on famous bongo flava socialite and video vixen Amber Lulu hit a snag as he was friend-zoned.

[Nairobi News] Oh boy! Controversial rapper CMB Prezzo was left embarrassed after his attempt to hit on famous bongo flava socialite and video vixen Amber Lulu hit a snag as he was friend-zoned.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Dashen Fills Vacant Position With Former Staff

[Addis Fortune] Dashen Bank snatches back its long-serving employee, Shimelis Legesse, from Zemen Bank appointing him as a Vice President for Information System & E-Banking Services. His appointment became effective as of September 14, 2017, following the waiver from the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE).

[Addis Fortune] Dashen Bank snatches back its long-serving employee, Shimelis Legesse, from Zemen Bank appointing him as a Vice President for Information System & E-Banking Services. His appointment became effective as of September 14, 2017, following the waiver from the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Sher On Hot Plate, Heavy Tax, Labour Dispute

[Addis Fortune] Sher Ethiopia Plc, one of the largest commercial farms engaged in the production and export of horticultural products, and the Oromia Regional Revenues Authority clutched each other at the neck over a 400 million Br tax settlement issue.

[Addis Fortune] Sher Ethiopia Plc, one of the largest commercial farms engaged in the production and export of horticultural products, and the Oromia Regional Revenues Authority clutched each other at the neck over a 400 million Br tax settlement issue.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Surely Good Scholarship Means Having Our Perspectives Challenged?

[Daily Maverick] If universities of the future are to be relevant and contribute to building an inclusive, just society, one that nurtures reflection and deep learning, they should be places where we are intrigued by opinions that differ from our own. …

[Daily Maverick] If universities of the future are to be relevant and contribute to building an inclusive, just society, one that nurtures reflection and deep learning, they should be places where we are intrigued by opinions that differ from our own. Such perspectives may challenge the status quo and our assumptions about the world we live in.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Fire Rubber Bullets to Disperse Protesting Lichtenburg Residents

[News24Wire] Less than 24 hours after a teenager was shot and killed and two others injured by a man who shot at a group of protesters, some community members took to the streets again to barricade Lichtenburg’s main road while they waited for the mayo…

[News24Wire] Less than 24 hours after a teenager was shot and killed and two others injured by a man who shot at a group of protesters, some community members took to the streets again to barricade Lichtenburg's main road while they waited for the mayor to address them.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

KwaZulu-Natal Health On Running of St Mary’s Hospital

[Govt of SA] On the 29th of September last year (2016), the department together with trustees of the insolvent St Mary’s Catholic Mission Hospital Trust and the Missionary sisters of the Precious Blood, held a joint media briefing to announce the start…

[Govt of SA] On the 29th of September last year (2016), the department together with trustees of the insolvent St Mary's Catholic Mission Hospital Trust and the Missionary sisters of the Precious Blood, held a joint media briefing to announce the start of negotiations on the planned disposal of the institution.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

What Odinga’s Election Pullout Means for Kenya’s Turbulent Democracy

[The Conversation Africa] The leader of Kenya’s opposition coalition, Raila Odinga, has withdrawn from the repeat presidential election ordered by the country’s Supreme Court. Only two candidates were scheduled to compete in the upcoming poll, the othe…

[The Conversation Africa] The leader of Kenya's opposition coalition, Raila Odinga, has withdrawn from the repeat presidential election ordered by the country's Supreme Court. Only two candidates were scheduled to compete in the upcoming poll, the other being the incumbent president, Uhuru Kenyatta.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Thabo Mbeki On the Pope, the Bible, Mandela and His Successors

[allAfrica] The former President of South Africa reflects on a memoir by Thabo Makgoba, head of the Anglican Church in Southern Africa, on his life and his ministry to Nelson Mandela in the last five years of Madiba’s life. In his wide-ranging review of Faith & Courage: Praying with Mandela, Mbeki deploys quotations from a Papal encyclical, the Old Testament and Alfred Tennyson’s poetry, and delivers an excoriating assessment of South Africa’s current political leaders.

[allAfrica] The former President of South Africa reflects on a memoir by Thabo Makgoba, head of the Anglican Church in Southern Africa, on his life and his ministry to Nelson Mandela in the last five years of Madiba's life. In his wide-ranging review of Faith & Courage: Praying with Mandela, Mbeki deploys quotations from a Papal encyclical, the Old Testament and Alfred Tennyson's poetry, and delivers an excoriating assessment of South Africa's current political leaders.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa