Stanbic Named Best Private Bank in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana

[East African] Standard Bank was named the best private bank in Kenya in the 2017 Global Private Banking Awards held in Singapore last week, in recognition of its wealth investment and management arms.

[East African] Standard Bank was named the best private bank in Kenya in the 2017 Global Private Banking Awards held in Singapore last week, in recognition of its wealth investment and management arms.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Telkom, Police Tighten Grip on Top Spot

[Nation] Kenya Police and Telkom consolidated their leads at the top of the Kenya Hockey Union men and women’s Premier League after last weekend’s round of matches.

[Nation] Kenya Police and Telkom consolidated their leads at the top of the Kenya Hockey Union men and women's Premier League after last weekend's round of matches.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Namibia Gets Over U.S. $30 Million War Chest to Fight HIV

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia has signed an amendment to the 2007 bilateral grant agreement with the USA to add N$435 million of funding under the US government’s President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), to help fight against the HIV/AIDS pan…

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia has signed an amendment to the 2007 bilateral grant agreement with the USA to add N$435 million of funding under the US government's President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), to help fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

‘Majority of Sexual Offences Never Make It to Trial’

[News24Wire] Despite a high conviction rate, the reality is that an underwhelming 18.4% of reported sexual offences cases ever make it to trial.This was revealed by a researcher during a joint press briefing by the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) …

[News24Wire] Despite a high conviction rate, the reality is that an underwhelming 18.4% of reported sexual offences cases ever make it to trial.This was revealed by a researcher during a joint press briefing by the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development on the outcomes of the National Forum on the Implementation of the Sexual Offences Act.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South Africans Eye Investment Prospects in Troubled DRC

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -SOUTH African companies eager to invest in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are not deterred by the political problems in the Central African nation. Some 29 businesspeople from the Southern African country are in DRC for the…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -SOUTH African companies eager to invest in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are not deterred by the political problems in the Central African nation. Some 29 businesspeople from the Southern African country are in DRC for the of the eighth Investment and Trade Initiative (ITI) scheduled to take place in Kinshasa and Lubumbashi until November 11. The objective of the ITI, organised by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), is to increase trade and deepen bilateral relations between South Africa a

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Six Out of Ten Rural People Food Insecure – Report

[New Era] Windhoek -The debilitating droughts of the past four years may be over, but the latest Vulnerability Assessment Committee Results show that the number of people facing food shortage is around 214,170, while the population living below the liv…

[New Era] Windhoek -The debilitating droughts of the past four years may be over, but the latest Vulnerability Assessment Committee Results show that the number of people facing food shortage is around 214,170, while the population living below the livelihood protection threshold is estimated at an all-time high of 798,384 for 2017/18.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Govt – Customers Now to Buy Electricity Direct From GenCos

[Daily Trust] The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, yesterday endorsed the regulation for the ‘Eligible Customer’ for four categories of customers that he declared on May 15, 2017.

[Daily Trust] The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, yesterday endorsed the regulation for the 'Eligible Customer' for four categories of customers that he declared on May 15, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

From Kenya to Liberia, the Judiciary Getting Bolder in Fragile Democracies?

[This is Africa] The nullification of the August 8 elections in by the Supreme Court of Kenya, was celebrated as a welcome precedent and Liberia has followed suit. The Liberian Supreme Court suspended the run-off election scheduled to take place on Nov…

[This is Africa] The nullification of the August 8 elections in by the Supreme Court of Kenya, was celebrated as a welcome precedent and Liberia has followed suit. The Liberian Supreme Court suspended the run-off election scheduled to take place on November 7, citing irregularities in the first round of elections that took place on October 10. The move is been applauded as a step in the right direction to ensure free, fair and credible polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Miner Dies in Dump Truck Accident

[Zambia Reports] A 34-year-old miner at Kansanshi in Solwezi has died after a dump truck she was driving lost control and hit into another truck.

[Zambia Reports] A 34-year-old miner at Kansanshi in Solwezi has died after a dump truck she was driving lost control and hit into another truck.

Petition Filed to Challenge Kenyatta’s Election Victory

[Nation] The Supreme Court has once again being invited to determine the legality of the October 26 presidential election after former Kilome MP Harun Mwau filed a case challenging the outcome.

[Nation] The Supreme Court has once again being invited to determine the legality of the October 26 presidential election after former Kilome MP Harun Mwau filed a case challenging the outcome.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya