Falgold Calms Nerves

[Financial Gazette] FALCON Gold Zimbabwe (Falgold) has come out guns blazing following reports that nine bars of gold bullion worth US$5 million had gone missing from its safe, saying what went missing were in fact nine lots of gold shavings, worth les…

[Financial Gazette] FALCON Gold Zimbabwe (Falgold) has come out guns blazing following reports that nine bars of gold bullion worth US$5 million had gone missing from its safe, saying what went missing were in fact nine lots of gold shavings, worth less than US$40 each, which were samples from gold bullion delivered to Fidelity Printers and Refinery.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kampala City Boss Musisi Declines to Renew Centenary Park Lease

[Observer] Jennifer Musisi, the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) executive director, has rejected recommendations to renew the Centenary park lease, which expired in May last year.

[Observer] Jennifer Musisi, the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) executive director, has rejected recommendations to renew the Centenary park lease, which expired in May last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Great Lakes Legislators Warn of Violence in Central African Republic

[Observer] Legislators from the Great Lakes region have warned that the Central African Republic (CAR) could plunge back into chaos following last month’s withdrawal of the UPDF and the American special forces troops.

[Observer] Legislators from the Great Lakes region have warned that the Central African Republic (CAR) could plunge back into chaos following last month's withdrawal of the UPDF and the American special forces troops.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

The Tinubu Factor in Yoruba and Nigerian Affairs

[Guardian] An article like this necessarily must commence with a caveat. There is a usual angst when it comes to writing about public figures, and especially when these figures are politicians who are caught in the eye of the storm. If there is any pol…

[Guardian] An article like this necessarily must commence with a caveat. There is a usual angst when it comes to writing about public figures, and especially when these figures are politicians who are caught in the eye of the storm. If there is any political figure whose reputation has always hung in the balance, it is Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. There is therefore the likely expectation that one would be expected to toe the line of the regular Tinubu-bashing that has become the pastime of political commentators in Ni

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

MP Nsereko Seeks Bill to Cap Interest Rates

[Observer] Kampala Central MP Muhammad Nsereko is itching to push through a law that would see lending rates of banks regulated in spite of government’s assurances that it would not enact such a law.

[Observer] Kampala Central MP Muhammad Nsereko is itching to push through a law that would see lending rates of banks regulated in spite of government's assurances that it would not enact such a law.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda