Banks Urged to Collaborate With Fintechs to Boost Financial Inclusion

[This Day] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has called on banks to collaborate with financial technology companies (Fintechs) to improve the level of financial inclusion in the country.

[This Day] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has called on banks to collaborate with financial technology companies (Fintechs) to improve the level of financial inclusion in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Samia Represents Magufuli At Uhuru’s Inauguration

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Vice President, Ms Samia Suluhu Hassan has arrived in Kenya to attend the inauguration of President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Vice President, Ms Samia Suluhu Hassan has arrived in Kenya to attend the inauguration of President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ministry Focuses On Strengthening Cooperatives

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ministry Agriculture and Natural Resources said cooperatives are engines of country’s transformation as they highly contribute to the country’s production and productivity increment. ” A policy which does not encompass cooperativ…

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ministry Agriculture and Natural Resources said cooperatives are engines of country's transformation as they highly contribute to the country's production and productivity increment. " A policy which does not encompass cooperative associations is said to be self- suicide. So as to hit yield increment, changing the country's agricultural practice into mechanization farming is an issue right now,"it added .

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Precious Little Care for Sexual Violence Survivors in SA – Study

[Daily Maverick] Many of the very facilities designated to provide comprehensive care to survivors of sexual violence in South Africa are unable to provide it, says a new report. Sexual assault survivors in South Africa can, in theory, access a range o…

[Daily Maverick] Many of the very facilities designated to provide comprehensive care to survivors of sexual violence in South Africa are unable to provide it, says a new report. Sexual assault survivors in South Africa can, in theory, access a range of services to offer support, counselling and medical assistance, and help gather evidence if the victim wants to press charges. Emphasis on "theory". The practice is something very different. By MARELISE VAN DER MERWE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

International Scientific Committee On UNESCO Slave Route Project Meets in Mauritius

[Government of Mauritius] The Statutory Meeting of the International Scientific Committee of the UNESCO Slave Route Project (SRP) kicked off yesterday in the presence of the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Prithvirajsing Roopun, at Le Meridien Hotel i…

[Government of Mauritius] The Statutory Meeting of the International Scientific Committee of the UNESCO Slave Route Project (SRP) kicked off yesterday in the presence of the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Prithvirajsing Roopun, at Le Meridien Hotel in Pointe aux Piments. The two-day event coincides with the third anniversary of the inscription of the Sega Tipik on the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Commission Forecasts Drought Vulnerability Reduction

[Ethiopian Herald] National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) announced that following the last good rain season in drought affected areas. the drought vulnerability has been reduced in this year.

[Ethiopian Herald] National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) announced that following the last good rain season in drought affected areas. the drought vulnerability has been reduced in this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Capitalizing On Youth Participation, Benefits

[Ethiopian Herald] These days, the mentality to migrate to other countries for better livelihood has been common and seems to be a sole option for educated as well as illiterate youth. Though there are a number of reasons for migration, the dominant on…

[Ethiopian Herald] These days, the mentality to migrate to other countries for better livelihood has been common and seems to be a sole option for educated as well as illiterate youth. Though there are a number of reasons for migration, the dominant one is unemployment.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Call for Intensifying Fight Against Gender Based Violence

[Ethiopian Herald] “Gender based violence is not only sexual violence, but also it’s a serious crime. It as well inflicts psychological and physical health problems, ” said Bizualem Gebeyehu, Deputy directress of Addis Ababa City Administration Women’s…

[Ethiopian Herald] "Gender based violence is not only sexual violence, but also it's a serious crime. It as well inflicts psychological and physical health problems, " said Bizualem Gebeyehu, Deputy directress of Addis Ababa City Administration Women's and Children affairs.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

BATNF Interventions Benefit 18,000 Farmers

[This Day] Abuja -The capacity building initiatives by British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF) since 2002 have impacted over 18,000 smallholder farmers in many parts of the country, the Foundation’s Executive Director Abimbola Okoya has dis…

[This Day] Abuja -The capacity building initiatives by British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF) since 2002 have impacted over 18,000 smallholder farmers in many parts of the country, the Foundation's Executive Director Abimbola Okoya has disclosed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria