DBE Provides First Ever Loan to Financial Institutions

[Addis Fortune] Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE), the state policy bank, has for the first time financed a quarter of a billion Birr to four private commercial banks and four microfinance institutions.

[Addis Fortune] Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE), the state policy bank, has for the first time financed a quarter of a billion Birr to four private commercial banks and four microfinance institutions.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ministry Looks to Erect Research Center Worth 3.6b Br

[Addis Fortune] The Ministry of Science & Technology (MoST) is set to commence the construction of its 3.6 billion Br research centre after compensating the Ethiopian Construction Works Corporation for 3.5ha of land.

[Addis Fortune] The Ministry of Science & Technology (MoST) is set to commence the construction of its 3.6 billion Br research centre after compensating the Ethiopian Construction Works Corporation for 3.5ha of land.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ultimate Challenges of the Incoming Prime Minister

[Addis Fortune] It has been weeks since that fateful announcement by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn of his decision to vacate his post. The media frenzy was at first focused on him, which is not surprising since senior-level officials rarely resig…

[Addis Fortune] It has been weeks since that fateful announcement by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn of his decision to vacate his post. The media frenzy was at first focused on him, which is not surprising since senior-level officials rarely resign in Ethiopia, or in Africa. But people were already looking forward to finding out who his successor will be.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

APC to Expel Members in Court Over Leadership Extension

[Guardian] Enugu and Ado-Ekiti -Those who took the All Progressives Congress (APC) to court over the recent extension of leadership tenure nationwide would be expelled from the party.Secretary, Forum of State Chairmen of the APC, Dr. Ben Nwoye said yes…

[Guardian] Enugu and Ado-Ekiti -Those who took the All Progressives Congress (APC) to court over the recent extension of leadership tenure nationwide would be expelled from the party.Secretary, Forum of State Chairmen of the APC, Dr. Ben Nwoye said yesterday that in line with its provisions, dragging the party to court on any issue without exhausting the internal mechanisms for resolution, attracts automatic sanctions.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Taekwondo Team Set for Olympic Qualifiers, World Championships

[New Times] RWANDA national junior taekwondo team has upped preparations ahead of the upcoming qualifiers for Youth Olympic Games 2018, scheduled for April 6-8 in Hammamet, Tunisia.

[New Times] RWANDA national junior taekwondo team has upped preparations ahead of the upcoming qualifiers for Youth Olympic Games 2018, scheduled for April 6-8 in Hammamet, Tunisia.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Sweet-Bitter Taste of PPP Projects in Nigeria

[Guardian] The major evolving economic policy suitable to fast-track infrastructure development of countries in the world today is the Public-Private Partnership (PPP). This policy has been adopted and put into effective use by many countries, leading …

[Guardian] The major evolving economic policy suitable to fast-track infrastructure development of countries in the world today is the Public-Private Partnership (PPP). This policy has been adopted and put into effective use by many countries, leading to a massive leap in quality infrastructure availability. However, Nigeria has not fully embraced PPP despite its enormous benefits. In fact, the Managing Director, Nigerian Sovereign Wealth Investment Authority (NSWIA), Mr. Uche Orji, told a public hearing organised by

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Uladi Changes Political ‘Goal Posts’ Again

[Nyasa Times] Former acting Peoples Party (PP) acting president Uladi Mussa has officially returned to his former party, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and was on Monday afternoon introduced to party members by President Peter Mutharika at a gr…

[Nyasa Times] Former acting Peoples Party (PP) acting president Uladi Mussa has officially returned to his former party, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and was on Monday afternoon introduced to party members by President Peter Mutharika at a ground breaking ceremony for a Chinese funded cotton factory.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Capricorn Sponsors 7’s Rugby Festival

[New Era] Windhoek -The groundbreaking Capricorn Group International Junior Sevens Rugby Tourney was once again held at the Windhoek Gymnasium Private School, earlier this month.

[New Era] Windhoek -The groundbreaking Capricorn Group International Junior Sevens Rugby Tourney was once again held at the Windhoek Gymnasium Private School, earlier this month.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

No Hawks Investigations Against Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan

[SAPS] Pretoria -Several media reports have suggested that the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) is investigating the Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan in relation to the SARS High Risk Investigation Unit probe.

[SAPS] Pretoria -Several media reports have suggested that the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) is investigating the Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan in relation to the SARS High Risk Investigation Unit probe.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa