Category Archives: Banking and Finance

100 Die in Nigeria Flooding as Toll Expected to Rise

Nigerian authorities say 100 people have died in flooding after heavy rains in recent days.
A National Emergency Management Agency spokesman tells The Associated Press that the deaths have occurred in 10 states and that …

Aid Agency: Greece Must Move Vulnerable Migrants from Island

Greece should urgently move children and other vulnerable migrants and refugees from its most overcrowded island camp to the mainland or to other EU countries for the sake of their mental and physical health, the …

Zimbabwe Human Rights Groups Condemn Post-Election Violence

Zimbabwean human rights activists on Thursday strongly condemned soldiers’ actions in post-election violence that left at least six people dead and 14 wounded in Harare, the capital, as the nation’s electoral commission promised that tensely …

Djibouti Slams Call for End to Eritrea Sanctions

Djibouti, an increasingly strategic nation in the Horn of Africa, has condemned last week’s call by Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed for the lifting of U.N. sanctions against Eritrea.

During his three-day visit to Eritrea’s …

Mali’s Third Candidate Claims Enough Support to Enter Runoff

As counting continues in Mali’s presidential election, a third candidate, Aliou Diallo, has claimed enough votes to enter a runoff with President Ibrahim Boubacar KeA�ta and his main challenger SoumaA�la Cisse. Meanwhile, the turnout has …