Nine Villagers Beheaded in a Brutal Al-Shabaab Attack

[Daily Maverick] A guerilla attack on a Kenyan village has created a new face of terror in the volatile region, with the Somalia-based militia moving from their traditional Improvised Explosive Devices and masked gunmen in their previous attacks. By NJ…

[Daily Maverick] A guerilla attack on a Kenyan village has created a new face of terror in the volatile region, with the Somalia-based militia moving from their traditional Improvised Explosive Devices and masked gunmen in their previous attacks. By NJERI KIMANI.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

SME Bank’s Financial Troubles Get Worse

[Namibian] The SME Bank’s financial woes have worsened to such an extent that it only had about N$3,8 million available yesterday to meet the demands of clients who have deposited hundreds of millions of Namibia dollars with the bank.

[Namibian] The SME Bank's financial woes have worsened to such an extent that it only had about N$3,8 million available yesterday to meet the demands of clients who have deposited hundreds of millions of Namibia dollars with the bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Former Nigerian University VC Sent to Prison Over Alleged N1.4 Billion Fraud

[Premium Times] A former Vice Chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Anthony Elujoba, has been remanded in Ilesha Prisons after the bail application was dismissed.

[Premium Times] A former Vice Chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Anthony Elujoba, has been remanded in Ilesha Prisons after the bail application was dismissed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President’s Envoy Arrives in Rome

[ANGOP] Rome -A message from the Angolan Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, is to be handed on Tuesday to the Italian Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, by the Angolan Defence minister, João Lourenço, who arrived in Rome last Monday.

[ANGOP] Rome -A message from the Angolan Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, is to be handed on Tuesday to the Italian Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, by the Angolan Defence minister, João Lourenço, who arrived in Rome last Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Mayor Wants Apology Over Facebook Rants

[Namibian] Keetmanshoop mayor Gaudentia Kröhne has given local youth activist Gospert Kaffer an ultimatum to publicly apologise and remove alleged defamatory statements about her on Facebook by 31 July.

[Namibian] Keetmanshoop mayor Gaudentia Kröhne has given local youth activist Gospert Kaffer an ultimatum to publicly apologise and remove alleged defamatory statements about her on Facebook by 31 July.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

I Would Fix Economic Problems in a Year, Says Moyo

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s new rival, former industry minister Nkosana Moyo says he would “fix” Zimbabwe’s economic problems within a year if elected president in the 2018 elections, a report says.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's new rival, former industry minister Nkosana Moyo says he would "fix" Zimbabwe's economic problems within a year if elected president in the 2018 elections, a report says.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Standard Bank Malawi Sack 10 Branch Managers

[Nyasa Times] Standard Bank Malawi has sacked 10 of its branch managers for failure to meet some prescribed targets on Know Your Customer (KYC) guildelines which are used across the globe where the bank is operating, Nyasa Times understands.

[Nyasa Times] Standard Bank Malawi has sacked 10 of its branch managers for failure to meet some prescribed targets on Know Your Customer (KYC) guildelines which are used across the globe where the bank is operating, Nyasa Times understands.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

NetOne Boss Kangai Takes Fight to Auditor Genera’s Office

[The Herald] Former NetOne chief executive Mr Reward Kangai, who is taking legal recourse to challenge his ouster from the State-owned mobile telecommunications company, is taking umbrage over audit findings made by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) over so…

[The Herald] Former NetOne chief executive Mr Reward Kangai, who is taking legal recourse to challenge his ouster from the State-owned mobile telecommunications company, is taking umbrage over audit findings made by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) over some questionable dealings made at the firm during his tenure.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Kenyatta Commissions Kshs1.69 Billion Electricity Project

[Kenya Presidency] Lokichar -President Uhuru Kenyatta today commissioned a mega electricity project that connects Turkana County to the national grid, boosting the residents’ access to reliable and affordable electricity for the first time in history.

[Kenya Presidency] Lokichar -President Uhuru Kenyatta today commissioned a mega electricity project that connects Turkana County to the national grid, boosting the residents' access to reliable and affordable electricity for the first time in history.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya