Rwanda Bank Seeks Nod to Raise Capital

[East African] Shareholders of Bank of Kigali will on December 6 vote on whether the lender should raise $100 million fresh capital to fund big card projects, encouraged by the rebound in the economy that is expected to spur an appetite for credit.

[East African] Shareholders of Bank of Kigali will on December 6 vote on whether the lender should raise $100 million fresh capital to fund big card projects, encouraged by the rebound in the economy that is expected to spur an appetite for credit.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Evacuate Migrants Enslaved in Libya, Urges France’s Macron

[Deutsche Welle] African migrants trapped in Libya must be “evacuated,” says French President Emmanuel Macron. Bound for the EU-Africa summit, he told Burkina Faso students that migrant trafficking was a “crime against humanity.”

[Deutsche Welle] African migrants trapped in Libya must be "evacuated," says French President Emmanuel Macron. Bound for the EU-Africa summit, he told Burkina Faso students that migrant trafficking was a "crime against humanity."

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Itumbi Now Ditches #WakoraNetwork After Kenyatta is Sworn in

[Nairobi News] Senior Director of Digital Communication at State House Dennis Itumbi appears to have ditched his #WakoraNetwork narrative on the day President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in.

[Nairobi News] Senior Director of Digital Communication at State House Dennis Itumbi appears to have ditched his #WakoraNetwork narrative on the day President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Phase II Dar es Salaam Bus Rapid Transit Project to Get U.S.$159 Million

[East African] The African Development Bank (AfDB) has pledged $159.32 million for the second phase of the Dar es Salaam bus rapid transit system, which is expected to start in June 2018.

[East African] The African Development Bank (AfDB) has pledged $159.32 million for the second phase of the Dar es Salaam bus rapid transit system, which is expected to start in June 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania