Drug Firm Ciplaqcil Plans to Sell 31pc Stake in IPO On Uganda Bourse

[East African] Ugandan drug manufacturer Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Ltd (CiplaQCIL) is to list 31.1 per cent of its shares on the local bourse, but the transaction value and share price remain unknown as the company awaits regulatory approvals f…

[East African] Ugandan drug manufacturer Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Ltd (CiplaQCIL) is to list 31.1 per cent of its shares on the local bourse, but the transaction value and share price remain unknown as the company awaits regulatory approvals for its equity offer.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Seeks to Cut Bourse Trading Cost of M-Akiba

[East African] Kenya is looking at modalities of reducing the cost of trading in the M-Akiba bond on the Nairobi Securities Exchange to boost the liquidity of the mobile-based debt instrument.

[East African] Kenya is looking at modalities of reducing the cost of trading in the M-Akiba bond on the Nairobi Securities Exchange to boost the liquidity of the mobile-based debt instrument.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘Border Control From Hell’ Report Targets EU Funding in Sudan

[Deutsche Welle] According to a new report published by the US-based Enough Project, Sudan’s infamous Janjaweed militia force is now being used to control Sudan’s borders, with financial support from an EU migration management program.

[Deutsche Welle] According to a new report published by the US-based Enough Project, Sudan's infamous Janjaweed militia force is now being used to control Sudan's borders, with financial support from an EU migration management program.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

We Are Not a ‘Junk’ Country – Opposition Leader

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma and the ANC have led the country into a crisis, but there is still hope that the people of South Africa can rescue it from the brink, DA leader Mmusi Maimane said on Friday.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma and the ANC have led the country into a crisis, but there is still hope that the people of South Africa can rescue it from the brink, DA leader Mmusi Maimane said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Declares War Against Al Shabaab, Extends Amnesty to Fighters

[East African] Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has declared war against Al Shabaab and extended amnesty to those who will renounce the terrorist group over the next 60 days, effective Thursday, April 6.

[East African] Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has declared war against Al Shabaab and extended amnesty to those who will renounce the terrorist group over the next 60 days, effective Thursday, April 6.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Davido to Storm the Splendour Night Club

[This Day] The city of Ado-Ekiti in Ekiti State will be the entertainment Mecca on Saturday April 8 as fun lovers troop to the town this weekend. Pathfinder Hotels, owners of high octane Club, Splendour, which has pulled different artistes to Ado-Ekiti…

[This Day] The city of Ado-Ekiti in Ekiti State will be the entertainment Mecca on Saturday April 8 as fun lovers troop to the town this weekend. Pathfinder Hotels, owners of high octane Club, Splendour, which has pulled different artistes to Ado-Ekiti in the past, are set to do it again.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Who’s Saying What As Sumgong Fails Dope Test

[Nation] The athletics world was in shock as news that Olympic marathon champion Jemimah Sumgong had tested positive for banned blood booster Erythropoietin (EPO) in an out-of-competition test.

[Nation] The athletics world was in shock as news that Olympic marathon champion Jemimah Sumgong had tested positive for banned blood booster Erythropoietin (EPO) in an out-of-competition test.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Diamond Claims Saga – Judge Erred

[Zimbabwe Independent] As part of our investigative series on the Marange diamond mining activities — which were characterised by shady dealings and looting — the Zimbabwe Independent commissioned a veteran lawyer with a wealthy of experience to writ…

[Zimbabwe Independent] As part of our investigative series on the Marange diamond mining activities -- which were characterised by shady dealings and looting -- the Zimbabwe Independent commissioned a veteran lawyer with a wealthy of experience to write about the legal background to the issue. The article will be published in installments over a number of weeks to provide context and perspective on the investigation. The investigation will be running for months since we began in December last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kenya’s Bread Basket Under Threat From Fall Army Worms

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The deadly Fall Army Worm (FAW) has been detected in various regions in the country, but the government is assuring that it may not have a big impact on crops due to the ongoing rains.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The deadly Fall Army Worm (FAW) has been detected in various regions in the country, but the government is assuring that it may not have a big impact on crops due to the ongoing rains.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya