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National Bank of Rwanda Signals Commercial Banks to Increase Lending

National Bank of Rwanda Signals Commercial Banks to Increase Lending

  National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) has signaled commercial banks to consider increasing loans issuance after revising downwards the key repo rate from 6.5 per cent to 6.25 per cent. The key repo is the rate at which the central bank lends money to commercial banks. The rate had remained

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The Real Reason Gambia’s President Isn’t Stepping Down

The Real Reason Gambia’s President Isn’t Stepping Down

  One of the gentler techniques that Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has used to stay in power for the last 22 years is sacking his staff members seemingly at random, before any of them could conspire against him. From cabinet ministers to diplomats to army chiefs, it wasn’t unusual to

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DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT!!

DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT!!

  It is with our deepest sorrow that we, Tanzanians living in Columbus, Ohio inform you of the death of our beloved brother Leo Mapunda Mwakitalu, who died today, December 03, 2016 of complications from chemo treatment at Halifax Hospital in Daytona Beach, Florida. We are working with the family,

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Bombardier sells two CS300 with Air Tanzania

Bombardier sells two CS300 with Air Tanzania

  Bombardier CSeries will sell both the Government of Tanzania, which represents its first order in seven months for its new commercial aircraft. In total, the transaction includes two CS300 and a Q400 aircraft. According to list prices, the order is valued at 203 million US. The aircraft will be

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Dangote Says Technical Issue Halt Production, Not Costs

Dangote Says Technical Issue Halt Production, Not Costs

  Mtwara’s Dangote Cement has refuted claims of stoppage of production due to high costs, saying the closure was due to technical problem. CEO of Dangote in Tanzania, Mr Harpreet Duggal, said the temporary stoppage was caused by a technical problem in the plant’s units, which is not critical. “Dangote

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OMBI LA MSAADA KWA MWANA JUMUIA MWENZETU DAVID KANUMBA

OMBI LA MSAADA KWA MWANA JUMUIA MWENZETU DAVID KANUMBA

  Kwa wana jumuia wote wa Atlanta (TAA) na vitongoji vyake, ndugu, jamaa na marafiki,   Natumaini wote hamjambo na mnaendelea na shughuli zenu kama kawaida. Ningependa kuchukua fursa hii kuwatangazia ama kuwajulisha kuwa Mtanzania mwenzetu DAVID KANUMBA amepatwa na matatizo ya kifamilia huko nyumbani Tanzania. Imefahamika kuwa watu kumi

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Tanzania suspends U.S.-funded AIDS programs in a new crackdown on gays

Tanzania suspends U.S.-funded AIDS programs in a new crackdown on gays

  East African nations have launched some of the world’s most vicious campaigns against gay men and women, outlawing same-sex liaisons and threatening punishments of years in jail. But in a move that has alarmed health workers, Tanzania is turning its anti-homo­sexual fury in a new direction — targeting HIV/AIDS

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Singapore Executes Nigerian Drug Trafficker Obioha

Singapore Executes Nigerian Drug Trafficker Obioha

  Singapore on Friday executed a Nigerian national, Chijioke Stephen Obioha, convicted of drug trafficking, after last-minute appeal was rejected. “A 38-year-old male Nigerian national, Chijioke Stephen Obioha, had his death sentence carried out on 18 November 2016 at Changi Prison Complex,” the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) said in a

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The Minnesota Cop Who Shot Philando Castile Has Been Charged With Second-Degree Manslaughter

The Minnesota Cop Who Shot Philando Castile Has Been Charged With Second-Degree Manslaughter

  On July 6, a Minnesota cop shot and killed Philando Castile in Falcon Heights during a routine traffic stop. His girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, livestreamed the aftermath on Facebook, which showed Officer Jeronimo Yanez freaking out while holding a gun on the couple. Philando suffered immensely in the video, and

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No Saudi Oil Says Trump, Saudi Arabia Fires Back

No Saudi Oil Says Trump, Saudi Arabia Fires Back

  The new president-elect has said repeatedly that the U.S. needs to block all oil imports from Saudi Arabia. During his campaign Trump vowed to secure U.S. energy independence from “our foes and the oil cartels,” while also creating “complete American energy independence.” However, on Wednesday Saudi Arabia’s oil minister

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