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African alarm – The Statesman

Is China’s African reach crumbling? The first signs are now visible that Beijing’s decision to attract African countries to its supply chain as part of its ambitious Belt and Road (BRI) initiative over the past decade is emerging. wade. There has been a wave of cancellations of major projects undertaken …

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Rwanda hits target in Covid vaccination campaign, outside EU red list

By BOB KARASHANI By Ange Iliza A JOINT REPORT East Africa Rwanda has reached the global September target of fully vaccinating 10% of its 12.9 million inhabitants against Covid-19 and is one of the countries recommended by the European Union to have unlimited access for non-essential travel on his territory. …

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Tax preparer convicted on multiple counts of tax evasion for filing false tax returns | USAO-WDWA

Seattle – A 58-year-old resident of Pacific, Washington was convicted last night in Seattle U.S. District Court of 14 counts of aiding and abetting false income tax returns, the Acting U.S. prosecutor said Tessa M. Gorman. Jean Mpouli worked for 25 years as an aviation inspector for the Federal Aviation …

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South African rand strengthens ahead of interest rate decision

JOHANNESBURG, September 23 (Reuters) – The South African rand strengthened on Thursday, as traders awaited the results of a central bank monetary policy meeting later in the day, where the regulator is expected to leave its policy rate unchanged. At 0643 GMT, the rand ZAR = traded at 14.7300 against …

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OPINION: Bill Gates – Doing better and listening to African civil society

by Community Alliance for Global Justice / AGRA Watch Earlier this year, several media outlets made alarming headlines about Bill Gates’ status as the largest private owner of farmland in the United States. Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). African civil society organizations have spoken out against AGRA’s …

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Co-op Bank signs agreement to boost green energy financing

The Cooperative Bank of Kenya on Tuesday (September 21) signed a loan portfolio guarantee agreement with the African Guarantee Fund (AGF) for small and medium enterprises in the amount of Ksh 750 million to increase transaction financing green in Kenya. The guarantee facility will allow, on the one hand, Co-op …

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Senate Speaker Gives Committee One Week To Review Buhari’s Loan Application

The Senate began legislative work at President Buhari’s request for approval of multinational fund projects under the federal government’s 2018-2021 external borrowing plan. Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari last week requested Senate approval for an external loan of 4.054 billion dollars, 710 million euros and 125 million dollars. Buhari in …

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Kenya seeks IMF help to repay Chinese loans

Economy Kenya seeks IMF help to repay Chinese loans Tuesday, September 21, 2021 The Director General of the Bureau of Public Debt Management Haron Sirima. PHOTO FILE | NMG By CONSTANT MUNDAMore from this author Summary Kenya is considering using funds from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to repay Chinese …

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Mattress Firm, Owned by Steinhoff, Confidentially Files US IPO

Sept. 20 (Reuters) – Mattress Firm Group Inc, the mattress sales firm of South African retail group Steinhoff, confidentially filed documents with regulators on Monday for an IPO in the United States. Steinhoff International Holdings NV said in August that it was evaluating options https://www.reuters.com/article/steinhoff-intln-mattress-firm-ipo-idUSL8N2Q24G0, including a public listing, for …

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Paul Rusesabagina: hero of “Hotel Rwanda” and accused terrorist

Nairobi (AFP) The gentle-mannered hero of “Hotel Rwanda” credited with saving hundreds of lives during the 1994 genocide, Paul Rusesabagina became Kigali’s most bitter critic before being tried for terrorism. The unassuming hotel manager in a hurrying suit became the world’s most famous Rwandan after the film’s release, but angered …

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