Category Archives: Banking and Finance

Pompeo Calls Nigerian Candidates Ahead of Election

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Nigeria’s two leading candidates for president ahead of Saturday’s election and “underscored U.S. support for the Nigerian goal of free, fair, transparent and peaceful elections.”

Pompeo spoke …

Uganda’s Tourism Minister Sparks Controversy over Curvy Women Contest

KAMPALA Uganda’s junior minister for tourism this month sparked controversy by suggesting that curvy women could be promoted as a tourist attraction. Uganda earns billions of dollars off of wildlife tourism but, the idea of …

Uganda’s Tourism Minister Sparks Controversy over Curvy Women Contest

KAMPALA Uganda’s junior minister for tourism this month sparked controversy by suggesting that curvy women could be promoted as a tourist attraction. Uganda earns billions of dollars off of wildlife tourism but, the idea of …

Rescuers pull baby girl from storm drain in South Africa in four-hour operation

DURBAN, Rescue workers in South Africa pulled a newborn baby from a storm drain in a four-hour operation that ended with whoops and cheers from onlookers.

Rescue Care Paramedics, one of the groups that helped …

South Africa: Pres Ramaphosa angered by power cuts

PRETORIA, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is quite angry with the state-owned electricity firm Eskom over the rationing of power in the country for the first time since December.

The company said homes …