Oliver Tambo Centenary Series, Part 1 – the Dream of a Quiet Revolutionary

[Daily Maverick] In a four-part lecture delivered as part of the Oliver Tambo Centenary Series different aspects of the Constitution will be tackled and tied in to critical issues facing the country right now. In part one we look at the leadership Oliv…

[Daily Maverick] In a four-part lecture delivered as part of the Oliver Tambo Centenary Series different aspects of the Constitution will be tackled and tied in to critical issues facing the country right now. In part one we look at the leadership Oliver Tambo gave in creating the foundational principles of South Africa's Constitution and realise that South Africa is crying out for the spirit of Tambo to become the norm again. By JUSTICE ALBIE SACHS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Barclays Launches Gold Trading Platform On the Nairobi Securities Exchange

[East African] For the first time, investors can now trade in gold at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), after the Capital Markets Authority approved the listing of the Barclays NewGold Exchange Traded Fund (ETF).

[East African] For the first time, investors can now trade in gold at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), after the Capital Markets Authority approved the listing of the Barclays NewGold Exchange Traded Fund (ETF).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

CBK Votes to Keeps Policy Lending Rate Unchanged At 10pc

[East African] The Central Bank of Kenya voted to keep the policy lending rate unchanged at 10 per cent on Monday, on worries of slowed growth in consumer spending and a surge in inflation beyond the 7.5 per cent upper limit of the government’s target …

[East African] The Central Bank of Kenya voted to keep the policy lending rate unchanged at 10 per cent on Monday, on worries of slowed growth in consumer spending and a surge in inflation beyond the 7.5 per cent upper limit of the government's target range.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Pope Francis Seeking God’s Forgiveness Good but Genocide Survivors Need More

[East African] On Monday, March 20, news came that Pope Francis had apologised for the Catholic Church’s role in the 1994 Genocide against Tutsis. The deed followed President Paul Kagame’s visit to the Vatican where he reportedly compared notes with th…

[East African] On Monday, March 20, news came that Pope Francis had apologised for the Catholic Church's role in the 1994 Genocide against Tutsis. The deed followed President Paul Kagame's visit to the Vatican where he reportedly compared notes with the Pontiff.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

Customs Impounds Senator’s 13 Vehicles

[Daily Trust] Kano and Abuja -Customs agents have sealed a senator’s house in Kano where they also impounded13 Toyota Hilux vans and a Land Cruiser Jeep suspected to have been smuggled into the country.

[Daily Trust] Kano and Abuja -Customs agents have sealed a senator's house in Kano where they also impounded13 Toyota Hilux vans and a Land Cruiser Jeep suspected to have been smuggled into the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Customs Seals Residence of Kano Senator, Seizes 11 Vehicles

[This Day] The Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) compliance task force has sealed off the residence of a senator from Kano state after seizing 13 vehicles allegedly hidden there.

[This Day] The Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) compliance task force has sealed off the residence of a senator from Kano state after seizing 13 vehicles allegedly hidden there.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Five Directors Sacked, Staff Redeployed At PTAD

[Daily Trust] The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate has sacked five directors over employment irregularities and redeployed some staff back to the office of the Accountant General of the Federation.

[Daily Trust] The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate has sacked five directors over employment irregularities and redeployed some staff back to the office of the Accountant General of the Federation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

South African Businessman Kowalik Meets VP Mnangagwa

[The Herald] The chief executive of a South African pharmaceutical company Novatis International Dr Thomas Kowalik met Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Harare yesterday to explore ways of helping diabetic patients in Zimbabwe. Speaking to journalis…

[The Herald] The chief executive of a South African pharmaceutical company Novatis International Dr Thomas Kowalik met Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Harare yesterday to explore ways of helping diabetic patients in Zimbabwe. Speaking to journalists after the meeting at VP Mnangagwa's Munhumutapa offices, Dr Kowalik said they were keen to assist in the area of training and awareness.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe