‘Bond Notes to Be a Fully Fledged Currency By Year-End’

[New Zimbabwe] Government advisor and University of Zimbabwe lecturer, Ashok Chakravarti, says the liquidity crunch will continue as long as the US dollar remains in circulation.

[New Zimbabwe] Government advisor and University of Zimbabwe lecturer, Ashok Chakravarti, says the liquidity crunch will continue as long as the US dollar remains in circulation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Opposition Village Head’s Home Torched

[New Zimbabwe] Cases of arson to properties belonging to opposition members are on the increase with the latest victim, a kraal head in Mazowe, Tendai Nyachuru’s homestead torched Monday night by suspected Zanu PF youths.

[New Zimbabwe] Cases of arson to properties belonging to opposition members are on the increase with the latest victim, a kraal head in Mazowe, Tendai Nyachuru's homestead torched Monday night by suspected Zanu PF youths.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tsvangirai, Mugabe’s the Same, Says Mangoma

[New Zimbabwe] Mutare -Renewal Democrats of Zimbabwe (RDZ) president Elton Mangoma Tuesday said the MDC-T’s “big man politics” is the same as that of Zanu PF and will not lead to positive change in the country.

[New Zimbabwe] Mutare -Renewal Democrats of Zimbabwe (RDZ) president Elton Mangoma Tuesday said the MDC-T's "big man politics" is the same as that of Zanu PF and will not lead to positive change in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Shiites’ Remembrance of Alleged Slayed Members Aborted in Zaria

[Guardian] Kaduna -Security operatives yesterday stopped members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) from marking the remembrance of their dead colleagues. The members, also called Shiites, had planned to pay tribute to three children of their lea…

[Guardian] Kaduna -Security operatives yesterday stopped members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) from marking the remembrance of their dead colleagues. The members, also called Shiites, had planned to pay tribute to three children of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and 31 others, who were allegedly killed in the Zaria clash of July 25, 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

AFN Picks Okagbare, Amusan, 10 Others for IAAF World Championships

[Daily Trust] The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has named sprinter Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor and sprint-hurdler Tobiloba Amusan and 10 other athletes to compete at the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Ch…

[Daily Trust] The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has named sprinter Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor and sprint-hurdler Tobiloba Amusan and 10 other athletes to compete at the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London, England, from August 4 to 13.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

TLcom Wants to Put Its U.S.$40 Million Fund Into African Start-Ups With a Big Idea

[Innovation in Africa] TLcom has just finalized the raising of US$40 million for its TIDE Africa fund. It’s looking for start-ups that can scale across several countries. Russell Southwood caught up with Ido Sum, Partner and Omobola Johnson, General Pa…

[Innovation in Africa] TLcom has just finalized the raising of US$40 million for its TIDE Africa fund. It's looking for start-ups that can scale across several countries. Russell Southwood caught up with Ido Sum, Partner and Omobola Johnson, General Partner and former Nigerian Communications Minister in Lagos to talk about what they have planned.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

LMC Wants NFF to Suspend Six Referees for Poor Performance

[Guardian] Six match officials in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), whose performances have been adjudged as not meeting the high standard of the league, have been suspended from further handling of matches for the rest of the 2016/17 se…

[Guardian] Six match officials in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), whose performances have been adjudged as not meeting the high standard of the league, have been suspended from further handling of matches for the rest of the 2016/17 season.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Osinbajo to New Ministers – We’re Not Joking Here

[Daily Trust] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday inaugurated Professor Stephen Ocheni (Kogi) and Alhaji Suleiman Hassan (Gombe) as ministers, urging them to be part of the herculean task of turning the nation around.

[Daily Trust] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday inaugurated Professor Stephen Ocheni (Kogi) and Alhaji Suleiman Hassan (Gombe) as ministers, urging them to be part of the herculean task of turning the nation around.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

And They Killed the Nigeria Airways

[Guardian] On May 1, 1959, the Nigeria Airways Limited was inaugurated during the tenure of Chief Samuel Ladoke Akintola as Minister of Aviation giving Nigeria its fledging national airline.

[Guardian] On May 1, 1959, the Nigeria Airways Limited was inaugurated during the tenure of Chief Samuel Ladoke Akintola as Minister of Aviation giving Nigeria its fledging national airline.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria