Africa: London School of Economics and HEC Paris join forces for Leadership 2030 program

[35°N] Paris & London, 11th of December 2018 - Leadership 2030: Navigating the tensions, contradictions and opportunities is a senior executive certificate program offered jointly between LSE and HEC Paris to launch in July 2019. It will bring together cross-disciplinary faculty, industry practitioners, and guest speakers from both leading schools.
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Uganda: Bou Officials Disagree Over Crane Bank Capitalisation

[Monitor] Parliament -Queries remain over how much money Crane Bank required for it to remain in business after Bank of Uganda(BoU) officials failed to give a comprehensive figure on how undercapitalised the bank was when the Central Bank decided to shut it down and later sell it to dfcu.
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Tanzania: BoT Must Pay Attention to Issues Raised By IMF

[Citizen] Early this year, the Bank of Tanzania (BoT), in its supervisory role, closed down five banks due to unduly low capitalisation, directed the merger of three other banks, and tackled head-on a protracted, viral non-performing loans syndrome. All these were crises-in-the-making that threatened to wreak havoc in the country's banking subsector in particular, and the financial sector in general.
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Uganda: Bobi Wine,VPN, Mowzey Radio Top Uganda’s Google Searches in 2018

[Monitor] The 2018 Fifa World Cup finals completion in Russia was the top trending Google search in Uganda this year, followed by Virtual Private Network (VPN).
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Africa: Switch to Clean Energy and Save $500 Million, Aid Agencies Told

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Aid agencies could save more than $500 million by choosing clean energy over fossil fuels in war zones and disaster areas, global think-tank Chatham House said in a report on Monday.
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Africa: Fossil Fuel Tax Proposed to Cover Rising Costs of Wild Weather

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Katowice, Poland -Taxing the extraction of fossil fuels could help pay for the growing costs of damage from harsher storms, wildfires, floods and rising seas, while providing a stronger incentive to wean the world off carbon-heavy energy, green groups said on Monday.
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Kenya: Kenya Struggles to Give Life to Futuristic ‘Silicon Savannah’ City

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Konza, Kenya -Labourers milled around an unfinished eight-storey building in an expansive field in Konza dotted with zebra and antelope - the only visible sign of progress in a decade-old plan to make Kenya into Africa's leading technology hub by 2030.
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Kenya: Kenya Struggles to Give Life to Futuristic ‘Silicon Savannah’ City

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Konza, Kenya -Labourers milled around an unfinished eight-storey building in an expansive field in Konza dotted with zebra and antelope - the only visible sign of progress in a decade-old plan to make Kenya into Africa's leading technology hub by 2030.
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South Africa: Have Your Say On Financial Institutions Bill

[SAnews.gov.za] National Treasury has invited the public to provide comments on the draft Conduct of Financial Institutions (COFI) Bill 2018, which was published today, together with an explanatory policy paper that sets out the policy rationale for the bill.
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South Africa: ‘I Have Been Doing Wonderfully for SABC’ – Hlaudi Motsoeneng

[News24Wire] Axed SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has said that he has done "wonderful" work at the broadcaster and that he is not to blame for its woes.
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