Nigerian central bank tasks banks on adequate capital to mitigate risks

Nigerian central bank tasks banks on adequate capital to mitigate risks

Following Nigerian banks' exposure to the oil and gas sector in the face of tumbling oil prices as well as the risk management deficiencies, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has ...

Chamber decries review of cargo charges by Nigerian customs

Chamber decries review of cargo charges by Nigerian customs

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has expressed worries over the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) exercise to review value of cargoes in the country, noting that this ...

Sudan bans reporting on Ebola

Sudan bans reporting on Ebola

The Sudanese authorities have prohibited local media from covering any news related to the Ebola virus.Press sources who asked not to be mentioned for security reasons confirmed to ...

Ruling NDC party congress dominates Ghanaian press

Ruling NDC party congress dominates Ghanaian press

The Ghanaian press was on Monday dominated by the congress of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) held at Kumasi, the Ashanti Regional capital at the weekend. The Daily Graphic ...

Sudanese security agents raid human rights group in Khartoum

Sudanese security agents raid human rights group in Khartoum

Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) on Sunday raided the headquarters of the Sudan human rights monitor (SHRM), one of the most well known human rights ...

Zimbabwe surgeons to perform operation on conjoined twins

Zimbabwe surgeons to perform operation on conjoined twins

Zimbabwean surgeons will next week perform the country's first major operation to separate conjoined twins, an official said Wednesday.Harare Central Hospital clinical director ...

Paris Chamber of Commerce urges French investment in Senegal

Paris Chamber of Commerce urges French investment in Senegal

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Paris (CCIP) has urged French companies to up their investments in Senegal. CCIP President Pierre Antoine Gailly told an investors' forum ...

Ruling NDC party congress dominates Ghanaian press

The Ghanaian press was on Monday dominated by the congress of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) held at Kumasi, the Ashanti Regional capital at the weekend. The Daily Graphic went to town with a banner “Portuphy Thumps Twoâ€� and reporting on a house cleaning exercise craftily executed by more than  more...

December 22, 2014 at 10:19 am UTC

Sudanese security agents raid human rights group in Khartoum

Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) on Sunday raided the headquarters of the Sudan human rights monitor (SHRM), one of the most well known human rights defenders organizations in the country, the director of the organization Albarag Alnazir said in a press release. The organization  more...

December 22, 2014 at 10:16 am UTC

Nigerian central bank tasks banks on adequate capital to mitigate risks

Following Nigerian banks' exposure to the oil and gas sector in the face of tumbling oil prices as well as the risk management deficiencies, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed deposit money banks to ensure that they have sufficient capital buffers to mitigate the escalating risk-taking  more...

December 22, 2014 at 12:01 pm UTC

S/Africa making progress in nuclear programme – Presidency

The South African government is making steady progress in its engagement with prospective nuclear-vendor countries as part of its nuclear energy-building programme, according to the Presidency on Thursday.“South Africa continues to make significant progress with various prospective nuclear-vendor countries  more...

December 18, 2014 at 10:43 am UTC

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