[The Conversation Africa] The argument has dragged on long enough about who should take the credit for bringing South Africa’s apartheid regime to an end. Of course, some will immediately respond by saying that apartheid has not yet been defeated – it still lives on in innumerable ways.
[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe’s banking sector boosted profitability in the nine months to Sept.
[This Day] Access Bank Plc and Diamond Bank Plc yesterday ended months of speculations over their future when they finally agreed to merge, signing a Memorandum of Agreement, which if approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), would move Access Bank, the principal partner, from number four to number two or number one in the nation’s banking hierarchy, if the current growth trajectory of Access Bank is maintained.
[Monitor] Kamwenge -Kamwenge District Local Government and Tooro Kingdom have locked horns over ownership of land in Kamwenge District as kingdom officials accuse district authorities of allegedly grabbing their land.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Despite all the lobbying, the European Union has renewed sanctions against the DR Congo’s top officials.
[Nation] The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has unveiled Kenya’s new generation coins that will start circulating this Tuesday.
[Nation] A lawyer has gone to court seeking to have Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko declared unfit to hold public office.
[VOA] A new report presents a dire portrait of the lives of hundreds of thousands of children in the Central African Republic.
[35°N] The three subsidiaries of the Oragroup Banking Group, in Burkina Faso, Senegal and Togo won the award for best bank in their respective countries. This award is presented by The Banker magazine, a publication of the Financial Times group.
[VOA] Administrative authorities in Cameroon say they are tracking armed terrorists who this week killed a Kenyan missionary in the town of Eyumojock in the restive southwest region of the central African state. The slaying happened as many missionaries and foreign workers have been leaving the area following other attacks, and as the government of Cameroon and foreign embassies in that country have urged those workers to leave.