January PMI Index Records Slow Growth – CBN

[Guardian] Abuja -The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday reported that the January 2018 Purchasers Manager Index (PMI) – a survey which measures the productive activities in the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors of the country grew to 57…

[Guardian] Abuja -The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday reported that the January 2018 Purchasers Manager Index (PMI) - a survey which measures the productive activities in the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors of the country grew to 57.3 pet cent, howbeit sluggishly in comparative terms with previous growth trajectory.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Champions Back to Defend Cape Epic Title

[News24Wire] Before he headed to the warmth of the Western Cape ahead of the beginning of his season, Nino Schurter , the 2017 Absa Cape Epic champion, decided to take part in a Nordic Ski race in his home town of Lenzerheide in Switzerland.

[News24Wire] Before he headed to the warmth of the Western Cape ahead of the beginning of his season, Nino Schurter , the 2017 Absa Cape Epic champion, decided to take part in a Nordic Ski race in his home town of Lenzerheide in Switzerland.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Pioneer Spends 30 Years Advocating End to FGM in Sudan

[UNFPA] El Obeid -In the early 1980s, Abdullah Ali Abdullah saw constant infections and childbirth complications while volunteering in a health centre in Sudan’s North Kordofan state. He soon realized many of these issues had the same root cause – fema…

[UNFPA] El Obeid -In the early 1980s, Abdullah Ali Abdullah saw constant infections and childbirth complications while volunteering in a health centre in Sudan's North Kordofan state. He soon realized many of these issues had the same root cause - female genital mutilation (FGM).

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Lakata Back for 9th Cape Epic Go At Elusive Win

[News24Wire] Hope springs eternal for Alban Lakata as he heads into his ninth Absa Cape Epic , desperately seeking the win that has proved elusive for one of mountain biking’s true stars.

[News24Wire] Hope springs eternal for Alban Lakata as he heads into his ninth Absa Cape Epic , desperately seeking the win that has proved elusive for one of mountain biking's true stars.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Deadline for New Zimbabwe Exemption Permit Extended

[GroundUp] The Department of Home Affairs has extended the closing date for applications for the new Zimbabwe Exemption Permit (ZEP) to 15 February 2018, in order to accommodate Zimbabweans who are battling to get their new passports.

[GroundUp] The Department of Home Affairs has extended the closing date for applications for the new Zimbabwe Exemption Permit (ZEP) to 15 February 2018, in order to accommodate Zimbabweans who are battling to get their new passports.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa