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Source: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. |

Introducing Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 and Galaxy Z Fold4: Samsung’s Most Versatile Devices, Changing the Way We Interact with Smartphones

Samsung pushes the boundaries of smartphone versatility with its fourth-generation foldables, providing enhanced productivity, customisation capabilities, and FlexCam experiences

Samsung (www.Samsung.com) has announced the next generation of ground-breaking foldable smartphones: Galaxy Z Flip4 and Galaxy Z Fold4. Both devices feature customisable form factors, tailored experiences, and upgraded performance. Now in its fourth generation, Galaxy Z series continues to break from convention to deliver new, impactful interactions that enhance everyday…

Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) |

One Million People Displaced by Drought in Somalia

More than 755,000 people have been internally displaced in Somalia because of the severe drought this year, bringing the total figure to 1 million people since January 2021

A devastating drought in Somalia has reached unprecedented levels, with 1 million people now registered as displaced within the country. More than 755,000 people have been internally displaced in Somalia because of the severe drought this year, bringing the total figure to 1 million people since January 2021 when the…

Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW) |

Guinea: Government Dissolves Opposition Coalition

The coalition was founded in April 2019 to protest Condé’s plan to revise the constitution and run for a third term

 Guinea dissolved the National Front for the Defense of the Constitution (Front national pour la défense de la Constitution, FNDC), a prominent coalition of Guinean civil society groups and opposition parties, on politically motivated grounds on August 8, 2022, Human Rights Watch said today. The move by the country’s territorial administration and…

Source: Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development: Republic of South Africa |

South Africa: Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development negotiates a settlement to clear Citrus Blocked in the European Union (EU) Ports

South African Government managed to negotiate a settlement with the European Union (EU) to clear Citrus Blocked in the EU Ports

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) confirms that it has managed to negotiate a settlement that will see clearing of citrus containers stuck in ports of entry in the European Union (EU). To date we have managed to clear more 300 of the 509 containers and…

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Uganda: 'Demarcate fishing zones to safeguard breeding areas'

Nabukeera appealed to government to present before Parliament, a clear policy on usage of Ugandan waters including fish farming

The Minister for Energy and Mineral Development, Hon. Ruth Nankabirwa has called for setting up of beacons on Lake Victoria that demarcate no-fishing zones. According to Nankabirwa who is a former Minister of State for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Bulago Island covers a lacustrine area where fishermen around the area…

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Uganda: Trade minister accused of unfair policies on rice importation

This matter was subsequently referred to the Parliamentary Committee on Tourism, Trade and Industry for investigation

Parliament has directed the Minister of State for Trade, Hon Harriet Ntabazi to withdraw her directive on what they termed, ‘unfair trade policy on rice importation’. On 21 April 2022, Ntabazi issued a directive to the Commissioner, Customs Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) where she directed the Authority to stop clearing…

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Webb Fontaine Announces Launch of Niger National Single Window (NNSW) to Bolster Trade

The launch is expected to bolster trade and increase the country’s revenues

Webb Fontaine (www.WebbFontaine.com) and the Niger Chamber of Commerce and Industry, along with its partners, marked the launch of the Niger National Single Window platform through a ceremony held at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Niger. The Single Window platform will bolster foreign trade and increase Niger’s revenues,…

Source: Africa Oil Week |

‘Africa will decide its energy future’ – Obasanjo

Obasanjo says African countries cannot be beholden to the unrealistic ideals of the Global North for an exclusively renewables-driven economy

In the midst of a global oil-and-gas crisis, Africa must take charge of its own energy destiny, and use its rich resource assets for the benefit of its own people. This is the call from former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo. His comments come as the world scrambles to find new…

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Verdant Capital raises USD 10 million of debt funding for Zeepay, leading cross-border payments company operating as a challenger mobile money company

The medium-term debt raise, which forms part of its A.5 series, comes to support Zeepay in a bid to augment its fast-growing remittance to wallet business

Verdant Capital (www.Verdant-Cap.com) has raised USD 10 million of debt funding for Zeepay. The medium-term debt raise, which forms part of its A.5 series, comes to support Zeepay in a bid to augment its fast-growing remittance to wallet business. The debt funding is intended to support the rapid growth of the…

Source: Network International |

Network International Reports Strong H1 2022 Results with Revenue Up 31% and Profit Increasing 113% Reflecting Strong Trading and Strategic Delivery

Network International’s offering includes acquiring and processing services, and an ever-evolving range of value-added services

The company, which operates across Africa and the Middle East, has seen financial outcomes that reflect solid trading and strategic delivery, driving strong cashflow generation; Figures include new financial institution wins and merchant signups; accelerated transaction growth; cross-selling and launching of new value-added services; and new products and capabilities gaining…