Loan approvals, applications abandoned in the last three months

By MARTIN LUTHER OKETCH Loan applications fell in the quarter ended in August, according to data from the Bank of Uganda. The fall, the central bank said, is the result of the slow economic recovery, with banks remaining cautious about what and to whom they lend. During the period ending …

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Latest updates: Australian aristocrat buys UK gambling group for £ 2.7 billion deal

Goldman Sachs obtains full ownership of securities firm in China Tabby Kinder in Hong Kong Goldman Sachs has received regulatory approval to take full ownership of its securities joint venture in China, allowing the investment bank to expand in the country as Beijing relaxes restrictions on foreign companies in its …

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A cop shot in the leg, another ran over at a roadblock in Joburg

Through Molaole Montsho 2h ago Share this article: To shareTweeterTo shareTo shareTo shareE-mailTo share THREE men have been arrested for attempted murder after an officer from the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) was injured in a shootout with gunmen in central Johannesburg on Sunday. JMPD Senior Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said …

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WATCH | Meet the new Miss South Africa

Lalela Mswane from KwaZulu-Natal has been crowned Miss South Africa 2021. Lalela Mswane of KwaZulu-Natal was crowned Miss South Africa 2021 in the scintillating final of the contest held at Grand Arena, GrandWest in Cape Town. The 24-year-old – who comes from KwaSokhulu to Richards Bay – holds a Bachelor …

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EA states embroiled in lender debt relief fiasco

By JAMES ANYANZWA East African countries face increased pressure to service their loans after the world’s richest countries executed a botched debt relief plan that pushed more than half of poorest countries in the world in external debt distress. The Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI) of the 20 richest economies …

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Johannesburg police rescue 50 people held against their will in house

Johannesburg police rescue 50 people held against their will in house The individuals were brought to South Africa under the false pretext of being reunited with their families. FILE: Police recover 50 people from a house in Zacharia Park near Lenasia. Photo: © tinnakornlek / 123rf.com JOHANNESBURG – Johannesburg Central …

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Harwich City Special Meeting Tackles Wastewater, Affordable Housing

HARWICH – Monday’s special town hall will be the city’s first indoor town hall in two years, thanks to COVID-19. Voters will gather in the Harwich Community Center Gymnasium at 6:30 p.m. to examine 14 items, with sewage and affordable housing dominating the mandate. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. …

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Covid: South Africa will vaccinate 12-17 year olds

South Africa to start immunizing children and adolescents from October 20 as it steps up efforts to achieve auditory immunity against Covid by giving the vaccine to half of its six million young people by December . “We have reached the stage where we are ready to open the vaccination …

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HEALTH: Covid ‐ 19 – 2021 – Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social and Cultural Series

Africa faces massive vaccine shortage that threatens to turn some regions into breeding grounds for vaccine-resistant variants. Africa needs around 470 million doses to reach the goal of fully immunizing 40% of its population by the end of 2021, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) said on September 16. …

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Virgin Atlantic to re-establish London-Cape Town route next month

A Virgin Atlantic Airways Airbus A350-900 XWB. Robert Smith / MI News / NurPhoto / Getty Images Robert Smith / MI News / NurPhoto / Getty Images Virgin Atlantic will resume its route from Cape Town in mid-November. He planned to resume direct service in January, but an increase in …

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