Deposit Insurance Corporation Debunks Rumours of Financial Distress in Banks

[This Day] The Managing Director/Chief Executive of Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim, has called on members of the public to ignore rumours of financial distress in some banks being circulated through text messages and…

[This Day] The Managing Director/Chief Executive of Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim, has called on members of the public to ignore rumours of financial distress in some banks being circulated through text messages and social media to de-market some financial institutions and destabilise depositors' confidence in the banking system.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Towards a Global Role for ACP?

[IPS] Brussels -The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) met this week in Brussels for the 105th Session of its Council of Ministers to discuss the key question of how these 79 countries could play a more effective role for their own ci…

[IPS] Brussels -The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) met this week in Brussels for the 105th Session of its Council of Ministers to discuss the key question of how these 79 countries could play a more effective role for their own citizens and in the international arena.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Axed MTN VoD Supplier Discover Digital Launches Own Independent Service

[Balancing Act] London -Fresh from losing its contract to supply MTN, white label video platform provider Discover Digital is launching its own independent VoD service in South Africa and looking for fresh white label opportunities across Africa. Russe…

[Balancing Act] London -Fresh from losing its contract to supply MTN, white label video platform provider Discover Digital is launching its own independent VoD service in South Africa and looking for fresh white label opportunities across Africa. Russell Southwood spoke to its Managing Director Stephen Watson about its plans.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Giant’ Rapes Sister As Fearful Brothers Flee

[New Zimbabwe] Two brothers ran for their dear lives leaving a ‘giant’ to rape their young sister on Christmas Day last year after the attacker threatened to kill them if they dared rescue her.

[New Zimbabwe] Two brothers ran for their dear lives leaving a 'giant' to rape their young sister on Christmas Day last year after the attacker threatened to kill them if they dared rescue her.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Over 1000 to Lose Their Houses Along Kampala-Entebbe Road

[Monitor] Kampala -More than 1,000 buildings on Entebbe Road will be razed down on Monday when Uganda National Roads Authority takes whip on encroachers of road reserves in the country.

[Monitor] Kampala -More than 1,000 buildings on Entebbe Road will be razed down on Monday when Uganda National Roads Authority takes whip on encroachers of road reserves in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt to Abolish Dual Citizenship

[The Herald] Government will not seek to re-align the Citizenship Act with the new Constitution, but will instead move for the amendment of the supreme law to abolish provisions allowing dual citizenship. This was said by Registrar-General Tobaiwa Mude…

[The Herald] Government will not seek to re-align the Citizenship Act with the new Constitution, but will instead move for the amendment of the supreme law to abolish provisions allowing dual citizenship. This was said by Registrar-General Tobaiwa Mudede while making a presentation on the Constitution and dual citizenship to the Zanu-PF parliamentary caucus at the party's headquarters on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Buys Cars for 226 Out of 2 800 Chiefs Ahead of 2018 Polls

[New Zimbabwe] AT least 226 traditional chiefs in the country will soon take delivery of new vehicles as the country gears for fresh elections next year, a government minister has revealed.

[New Zimbabwe] AT least 226 traditional chiefs in the country will soon take delivery of new vehicles as the country gears for fresh elections next year, a government minister has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

TADB, TAHA Sign a Pact to Improve Horticulture

[Citizen] Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank (TADB) and the Tanzania Horticultural Association (TAHA) have signed an agreement to cooperate in improving the horticultural industry in Tanzania.

[Citizen] Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank (TADB) and the Tanzania Horticultural Association (TAHA) have signed an agreement to cooperate in improving the horticultural industry in Tanzania.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Limpopo Legislature Deputy Speaker ‘Exonerated’ Over Allegations of Porn Phone Bill

[News24Wire] Deputy Speaker of the Limpopo Legislature Lehlogonolo Masoga says the Public Protector has found that allegations relating to his misuse of an official cellphone to rack up more than R100 000 from watching pornographic material, was unfoun…

[News24Wire] Deputy Speaker of the Limpopo Legislature Lehlogonolo Masoga says the Public Protector has found that allegations relating to his misuse of an official cellphone to rack up more than R100 000 from watching pornographic material, was unfounded.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

22 Small Children Injured in Minibus Crash

[News24Wire] Twenty-two children between the ages of 2 and 5 years old have been injured after their minibus collided with a bakkie and crashed into the wall of a house in Bordeaux, Randburg on Thursday, paramedics said.

[News24Wire] Twenty-two children between the ages of 2 and 5 years old have been injured after their minibus collided with a bakkie and crashed into the wall of a house in Bordeaux, Randburg on Thursday, paramedics said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa