PM Chairs Ministerial Committee to Review Recent Developments On Brexit

[Government of Mauritius] The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, chaired the Ministerial Committee on BREXIT yes…

[Government of Mauritius] The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, chaired the Ministerial Committee on BREXIT yesterday to review recent developments on Brexit following the United Kingdom's decision to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon treaty on 29 March 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Ronex Kipruto, Celphine Chepsol Clinch Cross Country Titles

[Nation] Ronex Kipruto and Celphine Chepsol blew apart rich fields to emerge winners of this year’s Brookside National Secondary Schools Sports Association boys’ and girls’ cross country at Nairobi School on Friday.

[Nation] Ronex Kipruto and Celphine Chepsol blew apart rich fields to emerge winners of this year's Brookside National Secondary Schools Sports Association boys' and girls' cross country at Nairobi School on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Namibia Keeps Repo Rate Unchanged At 7 Percent

[New Era] Windhoek -Consumers can breathe slightly easier because the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Namibia yesterday confirmed it has kept the repo rate unchanged at 7.00 percent. The repo rate is the rate at which commercial banks bo…

[New Era] Windhoek -Consumers can breathe slightly easier because the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Namibia yesterday confirmed it has kept the repo rate unchanged at 7.00 percent. The repo rate is the rate at which commercial banks borrow money from the central bank and directly influences interest rates of consumers.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Indicted INEC Staff Return Bribe Money – Chairman

[Daily Trust] The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday said some of its staff accused of benefitting from a N3.4 billion bribe money in the 2015 general elections have refunded their share.

[Daily Trust] The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday said some of its staff accused of benefitting from a N3.4 billion bribe money in the 2015 general elections have refunded their share.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oyo Kowa Party Tasks Ajimobi On Paris Club

[Daily Trust] Ibadan -The Oyo State chapter of KOWA Party has tasked Governor Isiaq Abiola Ajimobi to utilise the state’s share of the Paris Club refund in payment of salaries and execution of people-oriented projects.

[Daily Trust] Ibadan -The Oyo State chapter of KOWA Party has tasked Governor Isiaq Abiola Ajimobi to utilise the state's share of the Paris Club refund in payment of salaries and execution of people-oriented projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Admonishes Illegal Ethiopians in Saudi to Return Soon

[Ethiopian Herald] Ministry of Foreign Affairs indicated that only 200 Ethiopians have been repatriated from Saudi Arabia following the Gulf country’s 90-day amnesty granted to nationals who want to return to their countries of origin.

[Ethiopian Herald] Ministry of Foreign Affairs indicated that only 200 Ethiopians have been repatriated from Saudi Arabia following the Gulf country's 90-day amnesty granted to nationals who want to return to their countries of origin.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

MAN Wants Postponement of 50% Tariffs On Tomato Paste

[Daily Trust] The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), has urged the Federal Government to allow for more time before executing the 50 per cent tariff on imported tomatoes concentrates.

[Daily Trust] The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), has urged the Federal Government to allow for more time before executing the 50 per cent tariff on imported tomatoes concentrates.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Inadequate Funding in Research Stalling Malawi Legume Sector Growth

[Nyasa Times] Lack of huge investment in research and innovations towards the legumes subsector is stalling the growth of the industry in the country, agricultural experts say.

[Nyasa Times] Lack of huge investment in research and innovations towards the legumes subsector is stalling the growth of the industry in the country, agricultural experts say.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Corporal Punishment Ban Promotes Deviancy

[Financial Gazette] CHILDREN’S rights and freedoms are gaining traction worldwide. Our own nation, which was lagging behind on this issue of granting freedoms to children, including rights to ensure their protection and safety is now fast catching up w…

[Financial Gazette] CHILDREN'S rights and freedoms are gaining traction worldwide. Our own nation, which was lagging behind on this issue of granting freedoms to children, including rights to ensure their protection and safety is now fast catching up with the pioneering Western nations.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe