[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Aid agencies working in the Democratic Republic of Congo have accused the United Nations of manipulating data ahead of elections to give an overly positive impression of the situation in a country beset by conflict and disease.
[Capital FM] Kenya Airways continues their expansion with the announcement of the commencement of daily operations to Mogadishu, Somalia with effect from Thursday, 15th of November, 2018.
[New Times] Rwanda has improved 11 places in the annual series of World Bank’s Doing Business Report, ranking 29th globally from the 41st the previous year. The country retained its second position in Africa.
[New Zimbabwe] The JOBS of more than 2,000 RioZim employees were left hanging in the balance Wednesday after gold producer suspended operations at three of its mines.
[VOA] Anonymous threats. Police harassment. Hostile officials
[New Times] Rwanda is the only Low-Income Country (LIC) among the top 100 countries listed as the easiest places to do business, according to the World Bank’s Doing Business Report 2019 released Wednesday.
[New Zimbabwe] FINANCE Minister Mthuli Ncube’s ambitions of seeing US dollar balances swell within banks may turn out to be a pipe dream after Zimbabwean banks have imposed what many locals may find to be difficult conditions for one to open a Foreign Currency Account (FCA).
[Deutsche Welle] The theft of crude oil in Nigeria has cost the country ?9 billion in the last two years.
[The Herald] Illegal taxis, vendors and commuter omnibuses occupying parking bays within the Central Business District are costing Harare City Council’s parking unit, City Parking, over $2 million in revenue annually. According to the company’s half-year review report to July 2018, the taxis and kombis are occupying 784 parking bays, depriving City Parking of $94 080 monthly.
[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa is concerned about the uncertainty being created in the financial markets around the fate of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene, his spokesperson said on Tuesday.