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- Nigeria: CBN Goes Tough, Cancels Dollar Sale to BDCSvon Vanguard am 28/07/2021 um 07:52
[Vanguard] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday cancelled the weekly dollar sale to Bureaux De Change (BDCs), accusing operators of multiple BDC ownership and facilitating graft and corruption in the country.
- Africa: FAO Director-General Reiterates Call for More Investment in Rural Areas and Actions to End Hunger and Povertyvon FAO am 28/07/2021 um 07:49
[FAO] Rome -- Italy-FAO event connects G20-UN Food Systems Summit efforts to turn political commitments into actions
- Liberia: Auditor General Jackson Outlines Vision for the GAC - Promises Technical Budget Reviewvon FrontPageAfrica am 28/07/2021 um 07:44
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- Liberia's new Auditor General (AG), Hon. P. Garswa Jackson, Sr. ACCA, CFIP, CFC, has officially presented his vision to a cross-section of Senior Managers of the General Auditing Commission (GAC), recounting contributions made by the late former AG, Madam Yusador S. Gaye and promised to build on the foundation of the late AG. He also paid homage to the fallen former AG for the professional manner in which she conducted the affairs of the GAC over the last seven years.
- Liberia: Issues of Concern Regarding the Somalia Drive/Japan Highwayvon FrontPageAfrica am 28/07/2021 um 07:44
[FrontPageAfrica] The Editor,
- Tanzania: Tanzania Strategises to Up Trade Through Agoavon Citizen am 28/07/2021 um 07:36
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- Tanzania has expressed its commitment to pulling up its socks in undertaking a number of measures in an effort to boost export to the US under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa).
- Africa: Lesotho Joins Senegal, Zambia in Dropping 'Unfair' Tax Treaty After Mauritius Leaksvon International Consortium of Investigative Journalists am 28/07/2021 um 07:33
[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] Officials in Lesotho had joined a chorus of African authorities complaining that agreements with tax haven Mauritius were bleeding their governments of much-needed tax revenue.
- Nigeria: AMCON Takes Over NICONvon Vanguard am 28/07/2021 um 07:32
[Vanguard] Abuja -- The Asset Management Company of Nigeria, AMCON, has effectively taken over National Insurance Corporation of Nigeria, NICON Insurance.
- Nigeria: Lagos-Ibadan Expressway - Govt Diverts Traffic for 72hrs to Fix Flyover Beamvon Vanguard am 28/07/2021 um 07:32
[Vanguard] AGAINST the backdrop of speculation in some quarters that the Lagos-Ibadan expressway would be closed for three months at Makun-Shagamu, following the installation of cross beams on the flyover being constructed at the spot, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr. Olukayode Popoola, yesterday, said there was no iota of truth in the rumour.
- Liberia: 'There Is No Clear Law On Cyber Privacy in Liberia'von New Republic am 28/07/2021 um 07:30
[New Republic] -Says Cllr. Karnuah As PAL, Prepares Editors With Data Privacy Training
- Rwanda: Govt to Engage Banks, Rra in Bid to Recover Embezzled Fundsvon New Times am 28/07/2021 um 06:57
[New Times] The Ministry of Justice has said that it is working on 'fresh measures' that will help it to recover billions of embezzled public funds.
- Rwanda: Govt in Negotiations With Private Firm for Kigali Ring Road Projectvon New Times am 28/07/2021 um 06:57
[New Times] The government is in advanced stages of negotiations with a private firm for the construction of the Kigali ring road, The New Times has learnt.
- Nigeria: DPR Director Explains Comment On Subsidyvon This Day am 28/07/2021 um 06:39
[This Day] Abuja -- Director of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Mr. Sarki Auwalu has thrown more light on a statement he reportedly made in Lagos in which he was quoted by an online medium to have projected N1000 as cost of a litre of petrol.
- Nigeria: School Director Harps On Technology to Drive Educationvon This Day am 28/07/2021 um 06:39
[This Day] The Proprietress of De Joyland School, Lagos, Abimbola Osagie, has urged schools to use technology for educational purposes to cater for modern and future demands of learning.
- Nigeria: Eid El-Kabir - FRSC Records 108 Accidents, Arrests 6,055 Offendersvon Premium Times am 28/07/2021 um 06:24
[Premium Times] The corps said it recorded 123 accidents during the 2019 Eid el-Kabir, representing 12 per cent decrease.
- Kenya: Complaints About Allocation of U.S.$1.6 Million Lamu Port Compensation Packagevon Nation am 28/07/2021 um 06:05
[Nation] The presence of 'strangers' in a list of fishermen expected to share a compensation package of Sh1.76 billion following the construction of the Lamu port has rubbed many the wrong away.
- Tunisia: A Political Crisis Fuelled By Economic Woesvon DW am 28/07/2021 um 05:21
[DW] On the face of it, President Saied's move to suspend the Tunisian parliament seems motivated by party politics. Above all, however, it stems from Tunisia's economic crisis, which has deeply split the country.
- Nigeria: Naira Falls After CBN Stops Forex Sales to BDCSvon Premium Times am 28/07/2021 um 05:11
[Premium Times] The CBN says it will not sell dollars to BDCs because they had become a conduit for illicit forex flows and graft.
- Nigeria: Central Bank Bans Forex Sales to Bureau De Change Operatorsvon Premium Times am 28/07/2021 um 05:02
[Premium Times] The regulator will henceforth sell dollars and other foreign currencies directly to commercial banks, which have been mandated to sell to Nigerians.
- Nigeria: Oil Firm Shocks Manufacturers, Undermines National Interest in Shady Sale of Slop Oilvon Premium Times am 28/07/2021 um 04:37
[Premium Times] Industry players say the NNPC decision to approve the export of slop oil is an indication that the corporation is broke and badly needs money.
- Nigeria: Bar Association's Sues Buhari, Communication Board Over Twitter Banvon Premium Times am 28/07/2021 um 04:36
[Premium Times] The NBA urges the court to set aside the Nigerian government's ban on the use of Twitter.
- Zimbabwe: Nurse Suspended Over Pregnancy Fights for Reinstatementvon 263Chat am 27/07/2021 um 15:57
[263Chat] Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) has asked United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) to reinstate a nurse who was suspended from a training programme after a pregnancy test returned a false positive result.
- Zimbabwe: From Little Things, Big Things Growvon ITC am 27/07/2021 um 14:17
[ITC] Smallholder farmers in Mashonaland East Province are working hard to harvest sugar snap and mange tout peas for export. The United Kingdom Trade Partnerships (UKTP) Programme in Zimbabwe is assisting 23 smallholder farmers from the Nyamakaira Irrigation Scheme in Macheke District. Fifteen have started to export peas to markets in the United Kingdom, France and Germany through Citycircle Pvt Ltd, the Lead Firm they are linked to under the project.
- Zambia: Tackle Lead Poisoning at Former Minevon HRW am 27/07/2021 um 12:07
[HRW] Lusaka -- Zambia's next government should urgently clean up lead pollution that has affected the health of tens of thousands of children and adults in the city of Kabwe, six organizations said today, following the publication of a United Nations experts' letter on the issue.
- Uganda: Prudential Now Uganda's Largest Life Insurervon East African am 27/07/2021 um 11:08
[East African] Prudential is now Uganda's biggest life insurer by written premiums, after acquiring the medical insurance business of International Air Ambulance. This increases competition within the industry and offers customers more value.
- Tanzania: Tanzania Snags South Sudan As Market for Maize, Cerealsvon East African am 27/07/2021 um 11:03
[East African] The Cereals and Other Produce Board of Tanzania (CPB) will start exporting maize and other cereals to South Sudan after securing market in the country.
- Zimbabwe: Govt Plots Massive Crackdown On Businessesvon New Zimbabwe am 27/07/2021 um 09:52
[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government says it will viciously crackdown on businesses that may take advantage of the turmoil in neighbouring South Africa to "sabotage the economy" by hiking prices of goods.
- Zimbabwe: Midlands Police Impound 171 Vehicles in Lockdown Blitzvon New Zimbabwe am 27/07/2021 um 09:44
[New Zimbabwe] Police in Midlands have impounded 171 vehicles for violating Covid-19 regulations.
- Zimbabwe: Boreholes to Boost Horticulture Planvon The Herald am 27/07/2021 um 09:42
[The Herald] Drilling more boreholes in communal areas under the Presidential Rural Horticulture Scheme, part of the broader Horticultural Recovery and Growth Plan, will be giving communities access to safe water for schools and households.
- Zimbabwe: Taxis, Kombis Impoundedvon The Herald am 27/07/2021 um 08:35
[The Herald] Freedom Mupanedemo -- Midlands Bureau
- Zimbabwe: More Global Airlines Eye Zim Airspacevon The Herald am 27/07/2021 um 08:35
[The Herald] Zimbabwe's aviation sector is set for a boom, with authorities indicating that more global airlines are looking to fly into the country.