[VOA] South African officials say they’re ready for the possible spread of coronavirus to African shores.
MONETARY POLICY, done well, is meant to put everyone but economists to sleep. Yet in west Africa it has pulled thousands of protesters onto the streets. Many locals have long objected to the west African and central African CFA francs, two monetary unions pegged to the euro and backed by France
[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwean-born businessman, Amos Tsopotsa is set to join an exclusive group of African entrepreneurs that have entered the lucrative digital currency space.
[New Zimbabwe] Workers across the country’s different employment sectors are likely to lose jobs in the coming year owing to a critical decline in sale volumes as reported by Zimbabwe Stock Exchange listed companies.
[New Zimbabwe] Government has given Central Registry the green light to hike application charges for passports in a situation it has shouldered almost the entire cost of producing the much sought after travel document.
[The Exchange] The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved the financing of Kenya’s north link road which when combined with the current section will make it the longest expressway in the country.
[News24Wire] DA Gauteng premier candidate Solly Msimanga plans to lay a criminal complaint against the ANC on Sunday morning, alleging the party is behind the violent protests that have gripped Alexandra since Wednesday.
[RFI] Boulders as big as motor cars were dislodged in Zimbabwe’s eastern Rusitu Valley by Cyclone Idai, sending a deadly torrent down a river and wiping out 160 houses in its path. The landslides in Rusitu and the nearby town of Chimanimani are the reason so many people are missing, presumed dead beneath the rocks and rubble.
[Guardian] Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has sanctioned three companies and barred 750,000 numbers found to be connected to call masking.
[Leadership] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo during a media chat at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland said 2019 is not a priority for him now as the government is still busy working. JONATHAN NDA- ISAIAH presents the excerpts