Address Dollarisation of Economy, JPM Tells Bot

[Citizen] Dodoma -President John Magufuli on Wednesday directed the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) to tame the dollarisation of the economy and work with commercial banks to bring down interest rates.

[Citizen] Dodoma -President John Magufuli on Wednesday directed the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) to tame the dollarisation of the economy and work with commercial banks to bring down interest rates.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Personal Memories About Laloo Chiba, a Lodestar for South Africa

[Daily Maverick] Laloo ‘Isu’ Chiba was a former Robben Island political prisoner and a board member of the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation. He passed away on 8 December 2017. ZAAKIRAH VADI writes about her memories of the anti-apartheid struggle stalwart.

[Daily Maverick] Laloo 'Isu' Chiba was a former Robben Island political prisoner and a board member of the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation. He passed away on 8 December 2017. ZAAKIRAH VADI writes about her memories of the anti-apartheid struggle stalwart.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Christmas Concert Held at Presidential Villa

[Premium Times] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Head of State Yakubu Gowon and ex Head of the Interim National Government, Ernest Shonekan, were among dignitaries who graced the 2017 Christmas Praise Concert on Thursday in Abuja.

[Premium Times] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Head of State Yakubu Gowon and ex Head of the Interim National Government, Ernest Shonekan, were among dignitaries who graced the 2017 Christmas Praise Concert on Thursday in Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Morocco Succeeded in Bringing Debt Under Control, Reducing Budget Deficit to More Than Half, Official

[MAP] Rabat -Morocco succeeded this year in bringing its debt under control, not exceeding 65% of GDP, said, Monday in Rabat, minister delegate for relations with parliament and civil society, government spokesperson Mustapha El Khalfi.

[MAP] Rabat -Morocco succeeded this year in bringing its debt under control, not exceeding 65% of GDP, said, Monday in Rabat, minister delegate for relations with parliament and civil society, government spokesperson Mustapha El Khalfi.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Govt Wants Thorough Investigation Into Killing of Tanzanian Peacekeepers in DRC

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has directed the United Nations (UN) to conduct thorough investigation into the killing of 14 Tanzanian peacekeepers in an attack by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in north eastern of the Democratic Republic …

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has directed the United Nations (UN) to conduct thorough investigation into the killing of 14 Tanzanian peacekeepers in an attack by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in north eastern of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Senate Rejects DPR’s N355 Million Budget for Foreign Trips

[Premium Times] The Senate Committee on Petroleum (Upstream) on Thursday rejected Department of Petroleum Resources’ (DPR) proposal of N355 million for foreign trips in the 2018 fiscal year.

[Premium Times] The Senate Committee on Petroleum (Upstream) on Thursday rejected Department of Petroleum Resources' (DPR) proposal of N355 million for foreign trips in the 2018 fiscal year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Maimane Takes Perjury Case Against Zuma to the Courts

[Daily Maverick] Democratic Alliance Member of Parliament Phumzile van Damme and National Spokesperson Refiloe Nt’sekhe laid charges against President Jacob Zuma at the Rosebank Police Station at lunch time on Thursday. The DA laid charges of perjury a…

[Daily Maverick] Democratic Alliance Member of Parliament Phumzile van Damme and National Spokesperson Refiloe Nt'sekhe laid charges against President Jacob Zuma at the Rosebank Police Station at lunch time on Thursday. The DA laid charges of perjury against the president for misrepresentation under oath - not once, but twice. By BHEKI SIMELANE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

New Mara RC Malima Vows to Stamp Out FGM

[Daily News] AN ambitious anti-child marriages and female genital mutilation (FGM) campaigns funded by European Union (EU) through Plan International has been intensified in 15 rural villages of Tarime District in Mara Region.

[Daily News] AN ambitious anti-child marriages and female genital mutilation (FGM) campaigns funded by European Union (EU) through Plan International has been intensified in 15 rural villages of Tarime District in Mara Region.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania