Markets, analysts react to new appointments of Ndabeni-Abrahams & Godongwana

On Thursday evening, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced changes in his cabinet by reshuffling some existing members of his executive by appointing new members and new deputy ministers. New Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana at the swearing-in ceremony at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on August 6, 2021. Photo: GCIS. JOHANNESBURG / …

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Tunisia puts Ennahda official under house arrest, colleague says

A Tunisian flag flies in front of the headquarters building of the moderate Islamist party Ennahda in Tunis, Tunisia, July 29, 2021. REUTERS / Ammar Awad / File Photo TUNIS, Aug.6 (Reuters) – The Tunisian interior ministry has placed under house arrest a senior official from the moderate Islamist party …

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Is Nairobi ready to become a global financial center? – Quartz Africa

Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, has already made a name for itself as a regional hub for trade, innovation and technology. Now plans are underway to take the city to the next level of becoming a global financial center. Kenya’s launch of the Nairobi International Financial Center (NIFC) last week, making the …

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Former South African President Jacob Zuma jailed in Gauteng Johannesburg Hospital Jacob Zuma Constitutional Court KwaZulu-Natal

Former South African President Jacob Zuma has been admitted for observation at a hospital near Estcourt Correctional Center where he is currently serving a 15-month prison sentence, the government said on Friday. Zuma is in prison for defying a Constitutional Court order to testify in a state-backed investigation examining corruption …

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South African Zuma hospitalized from prison

LONDON (Reuters) – Jailed former South African president Jacob Zuma was hospitalized on Friday for medical observation, the government’s Corrections Department said. FILE PHOTO: Former South African President Jacob Zuma addresses his supporters after appearing before the High Court in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, May 17, 2021. REUTERS / Rogan Ward …

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Church in United States undertakes fundraising for Africa

American Bishops call on the faithful to give generously to support their Catholic brothers and sisters in Africa, saying their commitment will make a real and tangible difference in the lives of countless people. By Vatican News reporter The Church in the United States traditionally dedicates the months of July …

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WOOLWORTHS HOLDINGS LIMITED – New trading statement for the 52 weeks ended June 27, 2021 – SENS

Further trading statement for the 52 weeks ended 27 June 2021 Woolworths Holdings Limited(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)Registration number 1929/001986/06LEI: 37890095421E07184E97Share code: WHLShare ISIN: ZAE000063863Bond company code: WHLI(‘WHL’ or ‘the Group’) FURTHER TRADING STATEMENT FOR THE 52 WEEKS ENDED 27 JUNE 2021 Further to WHL’s trading update, which …

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NOTICE | Deon Pretorius: How do we deal with South Africa’s “culture of destruction”?

A suspected looter shoots a few items on the ground outside a vandalized shopping center in Vosloorus. The short, medium and long term development processes must be implemented by a government capable of a coalition of agencies to ensure that the conditions that fuel frustration, anger and destructive conflict are …

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July slow due to lockdown-Uganda

The recently concluded 42-day national lockdown, intended to reduce the spread of a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic across Uganda, has added to the continued economic slowdown. The Stanbic Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) slipped to 34.6 in July from 34.9 recorded in June. This is the second consecutive decline …

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City of Jackson seeks up to $ 5.5 million in bonds for planetarium and arts center

JACKSON, Mississippi (WLBT) – African manuscripts that have stood the test of time for centuries face a new threat: high temperatures caused by a faulty HVAC system at the Mississippi Center for the Arts. The center on Pascagoula Street was virtually inoperative for more than a month after the CVC …

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