Archive for: July, 2014

Nigeria’s Bayelsa promotes local traditions, customs

Culture & Traditions

from AUGUSTINE OSAYANDE in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA – THE Bayelsa State Government has reaffirmed its commitment to the promotion of traditional values and customs. Governor Seriake Dickson stated this when members of the Nembe-Bassambiri Council of Chiefs led, by its Chairman, Chief Eferebo-Igoma, paid him a courtesy call at Government House in Yenagoa. The governor […]

Kenya’s Mombasa Port Charter bearing fruit

Port of Mombasa

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI – THE objectives outlined in the Mombasa Port Community Charter are starting to be realised as evidenced by a significant increase in container traffic in the first half of the year, analysts said. The port recorded a 12,8 percent increase in container traffic in the first half of […]

Union Bank suffers further losses

Union Bank

from HENRY IFEANYI in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – THE fortunes of Union Bank Plc have continued to decline with the bank’s half year profits slid by 34,08 percent. For the first six months of the year, the bank’s gross earnings reduced by 11,69 percent to N49,59 billion from N56.16 billion in the corresponding period of […]

MTN8 back for 7th edition

MTN8 cup

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – THE seventh edition of the MTN8, the most lucrative cup competition on the African football scene, continent, resumes on Friday. Bidvest Wits and Bloemfontein Celtic will kick off proceedings at the Bidvest Stadium on Friday. MTN, the mobile network operator, and the Premier Soccer League (PSL) expressed excitement ahead of […]

Zimbabwe accident death toll rises


from REGERAI PEPUKAI in Masvingo, Zimbabwe MASVINGO – THE death toll in the traffic accident in Mwenezi in southern Zimbabwe has risen to 20 after for more people died in hospital. Sources at the Zimbabwe Republic Police told this news agency the survivors died at Masvingo General Hospital where they were treated for severe injuries. […]

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