2020, Countdown

[Iwacu] Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza called for a voluntary contribution to finance the 2020 elections. A rather complicated bet.

[Iwacu] Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza called for a voluntary contribution to finance the 2020 elections. A rather complicated bet.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Giancarlo Eyes Redemption in Upcoming Africa Rally Events

[New Times] After spending a year out of motorsport racing, former national rally driver Davite Giancarlo has said that he is optimistically looking forward to the upcoming Africa Rally Championship (ARC) events following his return to the cockpit two …

[New Times] After spending a year out of motorsport racing, former national rally driver Davite Giancarlo has said that he is optimistically looking forward to the upcoming Africa Rally Championship (ARC) events following his return to the cockpit two weeks ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

South Africa Signs Tripartite Free Trade Area Agreement

[Govt of SA] South Africa has today signed the agreement establishing the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) in Kampala, Uganda during the meeting of the tripartite Sectoral Ministers Committee. The meeting was attended by the trade Ministers and offici…

[Govt of SA] South Africa has today signed the agreement establishing the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) in Kampala, Uganda during the meeting of the tripartite Sectoral Ministers Committee. The meeting was attended by the trade Ministers and officials from the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), East African Community (EAC), and Southern African Development Community (SADC).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Equities Market Declines On Portfolio Re-Balancing, Profit Taking

[This Day] A combination of profit taking, portfolio re-balancing and disappointing corporate results by some companies last week dampened the bullish sentiments that had prevailed in the equities market. The market, which had an unprecedented bullish …

[This Day] A combination of profit taking, portfolio re-balancing and disappointing corporate results by some companies last week dampened the bullish sentiments that had prevailed in the equities market. The market, which had an unprecedented bullish run in two months, had ended the first half of the year with a growth of 23.2 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Trade Department Invites Companies to Participate in Trade Initiative to Congo

[Govt of SA] The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) invites South African companies to apply to participate in the 7TH Investment and Trade Initiative (ITI) to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which will take place in Kinshasa and Lubumb…

[Govt of SA] The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) invites South African companies to apply to participate in the 7TH Investment and Trade Initiative (ITI) to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which will take place in Kinshasa and Lubumbashi, from 18-22 September 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Southern Africa’s Women Leaders Meet in Seychelles to Advance Equality, Attention On HIV

[Seychelles News Agency] A group of 14 southern Africa states held its first-ever women’s parliament conference this week in Seychelles where those attending focused on HIV infections among women in member countries of the South African Development Com…

[Seychelles News Agency] A group of 14 southern Africa states held its first-ever women's parliament conference this week in Seychelles where those attending focused on HIV infections among women in member countries of the South African Development Community, or SADC.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Seychelles Gets 2 Additional Female Ministers in Cabinet, Portfolios to Be Announced

[Seychelles News Agency] Two women – Myriam Telemaque and Pamela Charlette – joined the Seychelles’ cabinet of ministers on Friday, bringing the number of members in the leadership body to 14.

[Seychelles News Agency] Two women - Myriam Telemaque and Pamela Charlette - joined the Seychelles' cabinet of ministers on Friday, bringing the number of members in the leadership body to 14.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles