Banks Swift to Adopt Global Rules but Poor in Execution

[East African] Kenya scores highly in adoption and compliance with international regulations and standards in the financial sector but questions remain about the capacity for implementation by auditors and regulators, a new report on African financial …

[East African] Kenya scores highly in adoption and compliance with international regulations and standards in the financial sector but questions remain about the capacity for implementation by auditors and regulators, a new report on African financial markets says.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Magaya Pulls Out of Yadah Stars

[The Herald] The future of Yadah Stars in the Premiership is now hanging in the balance after it emerged that football-mad Prophet Walter Magaya will no longer be sponsoring the club. Magaya is now contemplating either selling or donating the franchise…

[The Herald] The future of Yadah Stars in the Premiership is now hanging in the balance after it emerged that football-mad Prophet Walter Magaya will no longer be sponsoring the club. Magaya is now contemplating either selling or donating the franchise. The decision on the club's fate is set to be announced early next week after a management meeting.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Global Panel’s SDG Brief to Support Ghana’s Ambition to Address Malnutrition

[Glopan] Ghana has achieved much success in recent years to address under-nutrition. Between 2003 and 2014, stunting fell from 35 to 19 per cent. Ghana is also on track to deliver four of her six World Health Assembly indicators for nutrition. However,…

[Glopan] Ghana has achieved much success in recent years to address under-nutrition. Between 2003 and 2014, stunting fell from 35 to 19 per cent. Ghana is also on track to deliver four of her six World Health Assembly indicators for nutrition. However, as many as 1.2 million Ghanaians are still considered food insecure.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Police Unit Raids Provincial Leader’s Office Over Vrede Dairy Case

[News24Wire] The Hawks are currently conducting search and seizure operations relating to the Vrede Dairy matter, at both the office of Free State Premier Ace Magashule and the provincial office of the Department of Agriculture.

[News24Wire] The Hawks are currently conducting search and seizure operations relating to the Vrede Dairy matter, at both the office of Free State Premier Ace Magashule and the provincial office of the Department of Agriculture.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Our Demands Are Legit, Power Utility Workers Say

[The Herald] Zesa workers have said their demands for a 75 percent increase in salaries and holiday allowances are legitimate and within the confines of the law. The workers also said failure by the power utility management to honour the 2012 collectiv…

[The Herald] Zesa workers have said their demands for a 75 percent increase in salaries and holiday allowances are legitimate and within the confines of the law. The workers also said failure by the power utility management to honour the 2012 collective bargaining agreement would plunge the country into darkness as a strike was imminent.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa Meets IMF, World Bank Chiefs

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa yesterday held high-level meetings with top officials from the world’s top multilateral financial institutions on the sidelines of the 48th World Economic Forum (WEF) as he continued with his drive to re-engage with the…

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa yesterday held high-level meetings with top officials from the world's top multilateral financial institutions on the sidelines of the 48th World Economic Forum (WEF) as he continued with his drive to re-engage with the international community. He met top officials from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank (WB) and the African Development Bank (AfDB).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Why Tanzania Is Not Represented in Davos

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Invitations to the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos are sent to individuals, not countries, Foreign Affairs minister Augustine Mahiga clarified yesterday.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Invitations to the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos are sent to individuals, not countries, Foreign Affairs minister Augustine Mahiga clarified yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Mnangagwa Hopes British PM Is As a Good As Thatcher

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa says he is eagerly waiting to meet British Prime minister Theresa May as he “believes” she will be as “good” as Margaret Thatcher was to Zimbabwe.

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa says he is eagerly waiting to meet British Prime minister Theresa May as he "believes" she will be as "good" as Margaret Thatcher was to Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Fundraising As a Facilitator of Philanthropy

[Daily Maverick] The best fundraisers are intuitive, with a natural understanding that the building and maintenance of relationships with donors is critical to success and long-term support.

[Daily Maverick] The best fundraisers are intuitive, with a natural understanding that the building and maintenance of relationships with donors is critical to success and long-term support.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Premier Business Awards to Honour Excellence

[SAnews.gov.za] The upcoming South African Premier Business Awards will recognise exceptional businesses and the businesspeople who drive them, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

[SAnews.gov.za] The upcoming South African Premier Business Awards will recognise exceptional businesses and the businesspeople who drive them, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa