Tanzanian Mortgage Market to Shrink

[East African] The Tanzania mortgage market is expected to shrink this year due to a credit crunch, high interest rates and some banks, which had planned to offer this facility, pulling out of the market.

[East African] The Tanzania mortgage market is expected to shrink this year due to a credit crunch, high interest rates and some banks, which had planned to offer this facility, pulling out of the market.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Hitman Warns Beltran to Mind His PS and Qs… Ready to Conquer the World Again

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia’s veteran boxer and one of the country’s most decorated pugilists Paulus ‘The Hitman’ Moses has strongly cautioned his Mexican opponent Raymond ‘Sugar’ Beltran to carefully gauge his words when trash-talking about him as his…

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia's veteran boxer and one of the country's most decorated pugilists Paulus 'The Hitman' Moses has strongly cautioned his Mexican opponent Raymond 'Sugar' Beltran to carefully gauge his words when trash-talking about him as his words could come back to haunt him (Beltran) come February 16.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

What Are Nigerians Afraid of Losing?

[Guardian] Last week it was reported that $500 million Abacha Loot returned to Nigeria had not only been re-looted, but had actually been sent back abroad. It was as if the country, that is so desperate for funding, simply spat the money back out.

[Guardian] Last week it was reported that $500 million Abacha Loot returned to Nigeria had not only been re-looted, but had actually been sent back abroad. It was as if the country, that is so desperate for funding, simply spat the money back out.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

My Success Is Your Success, Ex-Footballer Weah Tells Liberians

[Guardian] “I came from a slum. I had no money. I succeeded. I worked hard. That is what I am calling on Liberians to do now. They have to work with me and take the chances that I am offering them.”

[Guardian] "I came from a slum. I had no money. I succeeded. I worked hard. That is what I am calling on Liberians to do now. They have to work with me and take the chances that I am offering them."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

DSE-Listed Firms See Share Value Rise By 5.5%

[East African] The domestic market capitalisation at Tanzania’s Dar Stock Exchange (DSE) rose by 5.5 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2017 buoyed by three counters to $4.5 billion from $4.3 billion in the previous quarter. Domestic Market Capitalisati…

[East African] The domestic market capitalisation at Tanzania's Dar Stock Exchange (DSE) rose by 5.5 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2017 buoyed by three counters to $4.5 billion from $4.3 billion in the previous quarter. Domestic Market Capitalisation refers to the value of listed shares held by local investors.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Modack Extortion Case Initially Concealed Due to Cop Collusion, Court Hears

[News24Wire] The extortion case centering around suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack was initially registered in a more concealed manner because of police involvement in the alleged crimes, it was claimed in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Tu…

[News24Wire] The extortion case centering around suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack was initially registered in a more concealed manner because of police involvement in the alleged crimes, it was claimed in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rwanda Bans Baby Milk Products From French Firm Lactalis

[East African] Rwanda has banned the importation and sale of products manufactured by French diary firm Lactalis after some of its baby food items were found to have been contaminated.

[East African] Rwanda has banned the importation and sale of products manufactured by French diary firm Lactalis after some of its baby food items were found to have been contaminated.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Journalists Have Hijacked Our Job, Ex-Footballer Owolabi Laments

[Guardian] Former Super Eagles winger, Felix Owolabi, has expressed displeasure over the attitude of journalists, who he said have taken over the role of former footballers as the sport analyst during live matches.

[Guardian] Former Super Eagles winger, Felix Owolabi, has expressed displeasure over the attitude of journalists, who he said have taken over the role of former footballers as the sport analyst during live matches.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Transitioning From Zuma to Ramaphosa

[Daily Maverick] The election of Cyril Ramaphosa as ANC president has not yet seen the removal of Jacob Zuma as ANC president. But there have been significant developments that suggest that Ramaphosa has assumed some of the powers to decide what happen…

[Daily Maverick] The election of Cyril Ramaphosa as ANC president has not yet seen the removal of Jacob Zuma as ANC president. But there have been significant developments that suggest that Ramaphosa has assumed some of the powers to decide what happens in the state, rather than being left to Zuma's whims. How and when Zuma goes remains unclear as do the limits contained in Ramaphosa's commitment to respect Zuma's dignity. By RAYMOND SUTTNER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

30 Countries for African Wrestling Championship in Port Harcourt

[Guardian] The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the Port Harcourt 2018 African Wrestling Championship has disclosed that the nation would be represented by 90 athletes at the competition scheduled to hold from February 5 to 12 at the Alfred Diete Sp…

[Guardian] The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the Port Harcourt 2018 African Wrestling Championship has disclosed that the nation would be represented by 90 athletes at the competition scheduled to hold from February 5 to 12 at the Alfred Diete Spiff Civic Centre in the Garden City.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria