Category Archives: Sports

Building the Business Case for Housing Microfinance in Sub-Saharan Africa

A new study from Habitat for Humanity (www.Habitat.org) says that housing microfinance can and should become a mainstream offering for financial institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa as they respond to growing housing needs in the region, …

ZAMBIA EXPELS AMBASSADOR OF CUBA

LUSAKA– The Zambian government has expelled the Cuban Ambassador to Zambia, Nelson Pages, “for conductlikely to jeopardize relations between Zambia and Cuba”, says presidential press aide Amos Chanda.

He added Sunday that the government had …

Chinese enterprises from Liaoning Province encouraged to invest in Uganda

Dr. Chrispus Kiyonga, Ambassador of Uganda in China has encouraged Chinese

enterprises to invest in Uganda. This was during a meeting he held with the Governor

of the People’s Government of Liaoning Province, H.E. Tang …

Chinese enterprises from Liaoning Province encouraged to invest in Uganda

Dr. Chrispus Kiyonga, Ambassador of Uganda in China has encouraged Chinese

enterprises to invest in Uganda. This was during a meeting he held with the Governor

of the People’s Government of Liaoning Province, H.E. Tang …

President of Cabo Verde, Jorge Carlos Fonseca calls for strong mobilization around the Africa Innovation Summit, Kigali 2018

In a press release on March 1, 2018, the President of the Republic of Cabo Verde invites all African public and private decision-makers, researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs and start-ups to join the Africa Innovation Summit (www.AfricaInnovationSummit.com)and …

Armed Anglophone Separatists in Cameroon Kidnap 40

Armed separatists in Cameroon have abducted 40 people, including a government official. The abductions occurred as President Paul Biya dispatched a minister to the troubled English speaking regions on a peace building mission.

Cameroon businessman …

FINCA celebrates 20 years of impacting Tanzania!

FINCA Micro-Finance Bank (www.FINCA.co.tz), a leading financial institution in Tanzania is marking its 20 years of serving and creating impact in Tanzania. The bank was established in 1998 as a microfinance institution providing loans to …

ZAMBIA: GOVT INVESTS IN CURBING POACHING

LUSAKA– The Zambian government has started using unmanned aerial vehicles popularly known as drones to increase surveillance and curb poaching in national parks.

Minister of Tourism Charles Banda says this is because government is concerned …

At Least 5 Somali Soldiers Killed in Related Attacks

At least five soldiers and a suicide bomber were killed in two related incidents in Somalia early Friday, according to Somali government and security officials.

Somali authorities say the bomber rammed a minivan full of …