[Malawi News Agency] Nsanje -Construction of the Nsanje Boma Market has started after the district council successfully evicted vendors last month who were reluctant to leave on condition that they should be compensated.
[Daily Trust] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Wednesday said it had intensified the arrest and prosecution of erring marketers and fuel hawkers across the country.
[News24Wire] Telkom Chairperson Jabu Mabuza will chair Eskom’s board as part of a host of measures announced on Saturday by government, to “stabilise management” at the power utility.
[Premium Times] The World Bank forecasts that economic growth in Nigeria would edge up to at least 2.5 per cent in 2018, as the country benefits from improved commodity prices, investments and trade.
[Daily Trust] The Chinese Exim Bank has agreed to pay the $550 million Nigeria needs to procure two new satellites, Communications Minister Adebayo Shittu said on Wednesday.
[Ethiopian Herald] Negotiation is underway between the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and United Nations Education Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO) to find lasting solution to the threats facing the Lalilbel’s monolithic Rock-Hewn Churches.
[Nation] Six family members, including two children aged two and six years, are receiving treatment after a car they were travelling in collided with a matatu in Nakuru Town.
[Nairobi News] Cash-strapped retail chain, Nakumatt Supermarkets has suffered a major blow with the eviction from its Lifestyle branch, one of its biggest outlets.
[Monitor] Bank of Uganda has warned commercial banks that it will continue closing those which fool around with depositors’ money as it has already done with some.
[allAfrica] Washington, DC -Ghana received welcome news last week from the IMF: real GDP growth for the country is projected to reach 5.9 percent in 2017 and 8.9 percent in 2018, following three successive years when the increase was four percent or less. This is but one of several indicators of economic recovery, according to Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen, the Minister of Trade & Industry.