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Zimbabwe’s Central Bank
Zimbabwe’s central bank said on Wednesday it would cut its main lending rate to 15% from 25% effective May 1 as part of measures to help the economy deal with the effects of the coronavirus outbreak.
Zimbabwe’s Central Bank says it has secured 500 million dollars loan from unspecified international banks to support interbank currency trading from May 20.
Nigeria recorded 198 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 66,805, according to an update by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved N40 billion for the construction of road and ecological projects in different parts of the country.
The FGOEs affected included the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC), Nigeria Ports Authority, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Nigeria Customs Service, Nigeria Maritime Administration Agency, Department of Petroleum Resources, Corporate Affairs Commission, the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, and Nigeria Shippers’ Council.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, yesterday told the House Committee on Ecological Fund that the presidency believes the proposed law would either clash with or duplicate the existing ones.
Head coach of the national U17 team, Fatai Amoo, is confident of building a very solid team for the country before the next international outing.
The number of deaths from the coronavirus in the U.S. has surpassed a quarter of a million, according to data logged Wednesday morning on worldometer.info.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested Okorie Raymond (38) who tried to smuggle 12.05kg of cocaine through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
The Deputy Apex Leader, Ndigbo in Lagos APC, Jude Idimogu, on Monday called on Igbos to support the candidates of the All Progressives Congress in the forthcoming Lagos East Senatorial District and Kosofe Constituency II House of Assembly by-elections.
A Kenyan pilot died early on Thursday after a light aircraft crashed near a local aviation training school in Isinya, Kajiado County, south of Nairobi.
The Imo State police command has said that the lawmaker, representing Ohaji/Egbema state constituency, Cyracus Okoro, who was arrested, charged to court and later was granted bail alongside his four aides attacked his colleague, the Deputy speaker, Chyna Iwuayanwu, with a dagger.