Financial Inclusion – CBN Sets Fresh Targets for Banks

[Vanguard] Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has set state-by-state targets for the 21 commercial banks and 942 micro finance banks in the country to ensure that every Nigerian adult has access to financial services.

[Vanguard] Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has set state-by-state targets for the 21 commercial banks and 942 micro finance banks in the country to ensure that every Nigerian adult has access to financial services.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Worms Attack Cotton in Kishapu

[Daily News] COTTON farmers in Kishapu District, Shinyanga Region, have appealed for government intervention following the presence of worms which destroy crops by cutting into their stems.

[Daily News] COTTON farmers in Kishapu District, Shinyanga Region, have appealed for government intervention following the presence of worms which destroy crops by cutting into their stems.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Fuel Crisis Defies NNPC, As Long Queues Return to Abuja

[Vanguard] Fuel scarcity, yesterday, returned to Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, with about 80 per cent of the petrol stations in the capital city, claiming they did not have products to sell.

[Vanguard] Fuel scarcity, yesterday, returned to Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, with about 80 per cent of the petrol stations in the capital city, claiming they did not have products to sell.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Whereabouts of Cameroonian Separatist Leaders Arrested in Nigeria Unknown

[Premium Times] The whereabouts of ten Cameroonian citizens allegedly arrested by operatives of the State Security Service last Saturday in Abuja is unknown as the agency has refused to disclose information on the incident, Femi Falana, a human rights …

[Premium Times] The whereabouts of ten Cameroonian citizens allegedly arrested by operatives of the State Security Service last Saturday in Abuja is unknown as the agency has refused to disclose information on the incident, Femi Falana, a human rights lawyer, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Five Arrested in Beira for Environmental Crimes

[AIM] Maputo -The police have arrested five people in the central Mozambican city of Beira for devastating mangrove forests in Nhangau, on the outskirts of the city, and for fishing for prawns during the closed season.

[AIM] Maputo -The police have arrested five people in the central Mozambican city of Beira for devastating mangrove forests in Nhangau, on the outskirts of the city, and for fishing for prawns during the closed season.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Inflation Slowing Down

[AIM] Maputo -Inflation in Mozambique in December was 1.1 per cent, according to the latest data from the National Statistics Institute (INE), drawn from the consumer price indices for the three largest cities (Maputo, Nampula and Beira).

[AIM] Maputo -Inflation in Mozambique in December was 1.1 per cent, according to the latest data from the National Statistics Institute (INE), drawn from the consumer price indices for the three largest cities (Maputo, Nampula and Beira).

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Head of Police Defence Association Savagely Beaten

[AIM] Maputo -Unidentified assailants on Tuesday abducted, robbed and savagely beat Nazario Muanambane, the chairperson of the Mozambican Police Defence Association, an organisation that defends the rights of serving and former police officers.

[AIM] Maputo -Unidentified assailants on Tuesday abducted, robbed and savagely beat Nazario Muanambane, the chairperson of the Mozambican Police Defence Association, an organisation that defends the rights of serving and former police officers.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Fake Court Order Backfires

[The Herald] A Harare businessman was last week fined $400 for selling his tenant’s property worth over $2 million using a fake court order as compensation for $4 000 rental arrears. Maxwell Sibanda (59) of Borrowdale Brook pleaded guilty to charges of…

[The Herald] A Harare businessman was last week fined $400 for selling his tenant's property worth over $2 million using a fake court order as compensation for $4 000 rental arrears. Maxwell Sibanda (59) of Borrowdale Brook pleaded guilty to charges of theft and preventing a tenant from occupying leased premises without a court order.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe