Bank Soaks Up U.S.$760 Million Treasury Bills

[Zimbabwe Independent] The country’s largest financial services group by deposits and assets, CBZ Bank, is exposed to the cash-strapped government through Treasury Bills (TBs) to the tune of US$760 million.

[Zimbabwe Independent] The country's largest financial services group by deposits and assets, CBZ Bank, is exposed to the cash-strapped government through Treasury Bills (TBs) to the tune of US$760 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Man Jailed for Raping Step-Daughter

[Nyasa Times] As the country continue to grapple with increased cases of girl-child sexual exploitation, a First Grade magistrate Court in Ntcheu district has slapped a 44-year-old man with lean jail term despite defiling and impregnating his step-daug…

[Nyasa Times] As the country continue to grapple with increased cases of girl-child sexual exploitation, a First Grade magistrate Court in Ntcheu district has slapped a 44-year-old man with lean jail term despite defiling and impregnating his step-daughter.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Three Dead, Six Injured in Borno IDPs Camp Fire Outbreak

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) yesterday confirmed that three internally displaced persons dead and six others injured during a fire outbreak at Konduga IDPs camp, Konduga local government area of Borno State.

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) yesterday confirmed that three internally displaced persons dead and six others injured during a fire outbreak at Konduga IDPs camp, Konduga local government area of Borno State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Too Few Prisoners in Nigeria

[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Prisons Service [NPS] said recently that as of March this year, there are 68,250 inmates held in prison facilities all over the country. Controller General of Nigeria Prison Service Ja’afaru Ahmed was quoted as having disclose…

[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Prisons Service [NPS] said recently that as of March this year, there are 68,250 inmates held in prison facilities all over the country. Controller General of Nigeria Prison Service Ja'afaru Ahmed was quoted as having disclosed this figure to Economic Confidential. He said, "As at March 6, 2017 total inmates population stands at 68,259. Out of this number, 46,351 are awaiting trial while the remaining 21,903 are convicted. In terms of percentage, the convicted is 32 percent while awaiting trial

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cash Paymaster Services Contract Extended

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Constitutional Court has extended the South African Social Security Agency’s contract with Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) for a year in order to fulfil the constitutional obligation of paying social grants to beneficiaries.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Constitutional Court has extended the South African Social Security Agency's contract with Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) for a year in order to fulfil the constitutional obligation of paying social grants to beneficiaries.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dlamini Must Explain Why She Should Not Pay for Concourt Case

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini must explain why she should not personally pay the legal costs of the Constitutional Court social grants case.

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini must explain why she should not personally pay the legal costs of the Constitutional Court social grants case.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Mugabe -Indigenization Law Ensures Security

[VOA] Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe says foreign companies that comply with his indigenization law are guaranteed security. His comment is a deviation from his earlier promise that he would revise the policy, which analysts repeatedly have said scar…

[VOA] Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe says foreign companies that comply with his indigenization law are guaranteed security. His comment is a deviation from his earlier promise that he would revise the policy, which analysts repeatedly have said scares away investors.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe