[Premium Times] The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has announced the release of a summarised version of the National Assembly’s 2018 budget.
[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe’s US$8,2 billion 2019 national budget, presented by Finance minister Mthuli Ncube at a time the US dollar was officially trading at par with the country’s quasi-currencies on November 22 last year, has effectively shrunk to RTGS$2,6 billion using the official rate due to currency and exchange rate volatility.
[Nation] Gunmen have abducted two Cuban doctors in a road ambush at Banisa stage in Mandera town, some 1,135 kilometres from the capital Nairobi.
[Premium Times] Nigeria’s 2019 budget was on Tuesday passed for second reading at the Senate.
[The Herald] Zimbabwe is on course to clear obligations to international financial institutions (IFIs), with the Government already in talks with creditors over bridging finance to settle the debts, Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube has said.
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[Nation] The Treasury has raised its borrowing target for the financial year ending June 2019 by Sh78 billion in the wake of below-par revenue collection in the five months to November 2018.
[The Conversation Africa] Driven by population growth and growing land scarcity, most African farm households are witnessing the gradual sub-division of their land. Over time farms are getting smaller and smaller.
[The Herald] Leading up to this year’s elections, there was a group of holier-than- thou individuals, who campaigned with Bibles in hand, promising to serve the electorate day-and-night and swearing that God was in it.
[News24Wire] Since October 2016, 24 municipalities have been placed under administration, with 13 of these being placed under administration since June.