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Ethiopia Opens Up Mobile Money Services to Local Non-Financial Firms

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA – Ethiopia’s central bank will allow locally-owned non-financial institutions to start offering mobile money services as it seeks to boost non-cash payments in the country, it said.   The Horn-of-Africa nation is in the midst of massive economic reforms led by reformist…

Government

No Deal From US-Brokered Nile Dam Talks

WHITE HOUSE - Ethiopia rejected a U.S.-brokered agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Dam (GERD) and said it would commence first filling of the structure, one day after the Trump administration concluded two days of what is supposed to be the final round of talks. Addis…

Fashion & Lifestyle

A few surprises in store at 2020 George Old Car Show

George, Garden Route (Jan 2020) - Roll back the clock to an era in which the vehicles and motorcycles your grandparents drove reigned supreme. See the iconic vehicles used in film classics like James Bond, Fast and the Furious and The Dukes of Hazzard as…

Market

Financially-troubled South African Airways to cancel more flights

PRETORIA, South African Airways (SAA) has announced it is cancelling more flights in a bid to ensure [it] is running efficient flights.In a statement, the troubled airline said it was cancelling dozens of domestic and international flights next month due to low demand based on…

Medical & Health

One murder suspect nabbed

PABALLELO- Hilton Siko, a 20-year-old male, who is one of four suspects alleged to be involved in a murder case, was arrested in Paballelo on Tuesday, 10 March 2020.Siko made a brief appearance at the Upington Magistrates Court, yesterday, 11 March 2020 and will remain…