Equity Bank Signs Shs74 Billion Facility for Small Businesses

[Monitor] Kampala -Small businesses in Uganda will have the opportunity to access a borrowing facility at Equity Bank after the bank signed a financing agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) last week.

[Monitor] Kampala -Small businesses in Uganda will have the opportunity to access a borrowing facility at Equity Bank after the bank signed a financing agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tension As Nakivale Land Demarcation Starts

[Monitor] Isingiro -There is growing tension in Isingiro District as government opens boundaries separating Nakivale Refugee Resettlement Camp land from that of the natives. Government succumbed to residents’ pressure to demarcate boundaries between th…

[Monitor] Isingiro -There is growing tension in Isingiro District as government opens boundaries separating Nakivale Refugee Resettlement Camp land from that of the natives. Government succumbed to residents' pressure to demarcate boundaries between the resettlement camp and land claimed by the residents there.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Our Gold Sourcing Process Is Transparent – African Refinery

[Monitor] Uganda is not yet a large gold producer compared to Tanzania or Democratic Republic of Congo. What percentage of the gold you refine comes from Uganda? What is its value?

[Monitor] Uganda is not yet a large gold producer compared to Tanzania or Democratic Republic of Congo. What percentage of the gold you refine comes from Uganda? What is its value?

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Don’t Offer Products With Insurance Features, CBN Warns Banks

[This Day] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has advised banks under its regulation not to offer products that incorporate insurance features. The banking sector regulator also urged the financial institutions not to offer free premium payments as a fe…

[This Day] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has advised banks under its regulation not to offer products that incorporate insurance features. The banking sector regulator also urged the financial institutions not to offer free premium payments as a feature of any of their products.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Huawei to Support Kenya’s ICT Summit

[Focac] Nairobi -Chinese firm Huawei on Tuesday donated 20,000 U.S. dollars to support the ICT Connected Summit 2017 that will take place from April 9 to 13, in the coastal county of Kwale.

[Focac] Nairobi -Chinese firm Huawei on Tuesday donated 20,000 U.S. dollars to support the ICT Connected Summit 2017 that will take place from April 9 to 13, in the coastal county of Kwale.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Watch Out for Earthquake Aftershocks, Zimbabweans Warned

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is likely to experience violent aftershocks that can cause damage to buildings and cause debris to fall, endangering people’s lives, following an earthquake that hit Botswana on Monday, the Meteorological Services Department (MSD)…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is likely to experience violent aftershocks that can cause damage to buildings and cause debris to fall, endangering people's lives, following an earthquake that hit Botswana on Monday, the Meteorological Services Department (MSD) has warned.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Yenagoa – Bustling At Sunrise, Awake At Sunset

[This Day] Emmanuel Addeh writes that from what looked like a rural settlement just over two decades ago, Yenagoa, the capital city of Bayelsa, is fast embracing modern life and shedding its once uninspiring reputation a backward city.

[This Day] Emmanuel Addeh writes that from what looked like a rural settlement just over two decades ago, Yenagoa, the capital city of Bayelsa, is fast embracing modern life and shedding its once uninspiring reputation a backward city.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria