In a First Diaspora Bond, Govt Successfully Raises U.S.$300 Million

[This Day] There was cause for celebration Monday, when the federal government issued its first diaspora bond in the international capital market, raising the sum of $300 million at coupon rate of 5.625 per cent for a tenor of five years.

[This Day] There was cause for celebration Monday, when the federal government issued its first diaspora bond in the international capital market, raising the sum of $300 million at coupon rate of 5.625 per cent for a tenor of five years.

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Concourt to Rule On Zuma No-Confidence Secret Ballot On Thursday

[News24Wire] The Constitutional Court will make its ruling on Thursday on the UDM’s application to force National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to conduct the vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma by secret ballot.

[News24Wire] The Constitutional Court will make its ruling on Thursday on the UDM's application to force National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to conduct the vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma by secret ballot.

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Child Smuggling – Eternal Headache for Govt, South Africa

[The Herald] It’s around 1pm on a Monday afternoon and in a Johannesburg apartment is a restless Zimbabwean couple conversing with a tone of despair. Velempini (not his real name) is pacing around the living room, while his wife, Maidei (not her real n…

[The Herald] It's around 1pm on a Monday afternoon and in a Johannesburg apartment is a restless Zimbabwean couple conversing with a tone of despair. Velempini (not his real name) is pacing around the living room, while his wife, Maidei (not her real name) is sitting on the couch folding both hands.The couple has been waiting in vain anticipating to receive a call from Mdu, a cross-border transport operator (Malayitsha), whom they contracted to smuggle their six-year-old daughter to the south of the Limpopo River.

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Ways Yobe Govt Improved Healthcare Delivery – Commissioner

[Daily Trust] Damaturu – The Yobe State Commissioner of Health, Dr Muhammad Bello Kawuwa, said a state of emergency declared on the state’s health sector by Governor Ibrahim Gaidam resulted in changes. In this interview, he spoke on the challenges in t…

[Daily Trust] Damaturu - The Yobe State Commissioner of Health, Dr Muhammad Bello Kawuwa, said a state of emergency declared on the state's health sector by Governor Ibrahim Gaidam resulted in changes. In this interview, he spoke on the challenges in the various levels of healthcare and how they were addressed in the state.

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Journalist Kambewa to Premiere Movie

[Nyasa Times] Zodiak Broadcasting Station Journalist Mayamiko Kambewa in partnership with Dowa Youth for Development will on 24th June, 2017 premiere “A cost of love: life at Mponela” movie at Mponela community hall.

[Nyasa Times] Zodiak Broadcasting Station Journalist Mayamiko Kambewa in partnership with Dowa Youth for Development will on 24th June, 2017 premiere "A cost of love: life at Mponela" movie at Mponela community hall.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Constitutional Knowledge Will Strengthen Democracy, Says Dogara

[This Day] Abuja -The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, on Monday said understanding the limits of constitutional powers by politicians and relevant stakeholders was critical for the success of democracy in the country.

[This Day] Abuja -The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, on Monday said understanding the limits of constitutional powers by politicians and relevant stakeholders was critical for the success of democracy in the country.

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Two Municipal Council Officers in Court Over Fraud

[Nyasa Times] Two Kasungu Municipal Council officers are currently under prosecution for allegedly abusing their positions, fraud and for promoting nepotism in the implementation of public works program known as Ntchito za Mthandizi in Kasungu Central …

[Nyasa Times] Two Kasungu Municipal Council officers are currently under prosecution for allegedly abusing their positions, fraud and for promoting nepotism in the implementation of public works program known as Ntchito za Mthandizi in Kasungu Central Constituency.

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Court Remands Bank Manager, Others Over N55 Million

[Daily Trust] Benin -A High Court in Benin has remanded a former manager with the United Bank for Africa, Mrs. Florence Onome Odior, her husband, Sunday Odior, and two others for allegedly defrauding a customer, one Moses Obozohae, of N55,840,000m.

[Daily Trust] Benin -A High Court in Benin has remanded a former manager with the United Bank for Africa, Mrs. Florence Onome Odior, her husband, Sunday Odior, and two others for allegedly defrauding a customer, one Moses Obozohae, of N55,840,000m.

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