How Standard Chartered Bank Ignored Rules On Forex

[Premium Times] Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria PLC is to refund about N1.7 billion to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for alleged “irresponsible market behaviour” involving a $48.6 million foreign exchange deal.

[Premium Times] Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria PLC is to refund about N1.7 billion to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for alleged "irresponsible market behaviour" involving a $48.6 million foreign exchange deal.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Activist Sues National Assembly Over Purchase of Multi-Billion Naira Cars

[Premium Times] A Lagos-based lawyer and activist has urged a federal court to declare as unlawful the purchase of exotic cars by lawmakers in the National Assembly.

[Premium Times] A Lagos-based lawyer and activist has urged a federal court to declare as unlawful the purchase of exotic cars by lawmakers in the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Residents Grapple With Water Scarcity Problem Despite Abundant Water Bodies

[Monitor] George Mutesasira a resident of Kyamakanaga Village, in Kagamba sub county Rakai district spends more than Shs3,000 per day on water for his family. This means he spends about Shs90,000 a month, and this is only for the basic chores.

[Monitor] George Mutesasira a resident of Kyamakanaga Village, in Kagamba sub county Rakai district spends more than Shs3,000 per day on water for his family. This means he spends about Shs90,000 a month, and this is only for the basic chores.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Outspoken ANC Members Must Be Careful of Their Own Skeletons – Zuma

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma fired shots at his detractors both in and out of the ANC, alleging that some of them were being used by the party’s enemies in an attempt to destroy it.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma fired shots at his detractors both in and out of the ANC, alleging that some of them were being used by the party's enemies in an attempt to destroy it.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Investigator to Probe Wits’ Handling of Junction Res Rape

[News24Wire] An investigation into the alleged rape of a student at the Wits Junction Residence has been authorised by Wits University vice chancellor Professor Adam Habib, he confirmed on Saturday.

[News24Wire] An investigation into the alleged rape of a student at the Wits Junction Residence has been authorised by Wits University vice chancellor Professor Adam Habib, he confirmed on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Freedom Fighter Griffiths Mxenge Remembered

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -President Jacob Zuma has extended words of comfort to the Mxenge family on the 35th anniversary of the brutal murder of revered human rights lawyer and freedom fighter, Griffiths Mlungisi Mxenge, which took place on 19 Novembe…

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -President Jacob Zuma has extended words of comfort to the Mxenge family on the 35th anniversary of the brutal murder of revered human rights lawyer and freedom fighter, Griffiths Mlungisi Mxenge, which took place on 19 November 1981.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

What Next As Museveni Loses ‘Cadre Judges’?

[Independent (Kampala)] Chief Justice Bart Katureebe will be 70-years old in 2020 and, under current law, he must retire then. That is four years away but already anxiety is mounting about who will replace him. Part of the reason for the anxiety is tha…

[Independent (Kampala)] Chief Justice Bart Katureebe will be 70-years old in 2020 and, under current law, he must retire then. That is four years away but already anxiety is mounting about who will replace him. Part of the reason for the anxiety is that the Deputy Chief Justice, Steven Kavuma, who would be an almost natural replacement is also due to retire in 2017. And it gets even more complicated because another five top judges are due to retire between now and end of next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Bond Note in ‘Conversation’ With U.S. Dollar

[News24Wire] Zimbabweans have shared a video on social media showing a US dollar note in “conversation” with the bond note, a surrogate currency set to be introduced next month to ease a chronic cash shortage in the southern African country.

[News24Wire] Zimbabweans have shared a video on social media showing a US dollar note in "conversation" with the bond note, a surrogate currency set to be introduced next month to ease a chronic cash shortage in the southern African country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill Public Hearings to Start Next Week

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs will be holding public hearings on the Traditional and Khoi-San Bill from 24 November until 09 December 2016, starting in Northern Cape and followed …

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs will be holding public hearings on the Traditional and Khoi-San Bill from 24 November until 09 December 2016, starting in Northern Cape and followed by the Western and Eastern Cape provinces. Public hearings in the remaining provinces will resume in 2017 when Parliament reopens.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Chinese Farm Owners Are ‘Looting’ Minerals, MP Claims

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party lawmaker has reportedly urged parliament to investigate claims that Chinese businessmen who own farms in the country have been plundering the country’s mineral resources.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party lawmaker has reportedly urged parliament to investigate claims that Chinese businessmen who own farms in the country have been plundering the country's mineral resources.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe