Africa In The News

#BREAKING – Up to 20 people dead as bus overturns in Uganda – unconfirmed reports

JOHANNESBURG, November 29  – Several people are feared dead following a bus accident along the Kasese-Bwera road in western Uganda. Unconfirmed reports say about 20 people died after a bus belonging to Link Bus Services overturned at Kikorongo junction on Thursday morning. The sharp corner is considered a black spot. Bwera Division Police commander, Patrick […]

Business In The News South Africa

Barclays Africa to continue under old name in nine African countries

JOHANNESBURG, May 15 (ANA) – Barclays Africa Group Limited (BAGL) said on Tuesday that its Barclays-branded banks in nine African countries will continue to trade under the same name even after the group name changes to Absa in July. Barclays Africa’s shareholders on Tuesday, approved that the group changes its name to Absa Group Limited as part of […]