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Algeria rejects to build concentration zones for unregistered migrants
July 16, 2018

Algeria on Sunday said it is targeted by a campaign of unfounded criticism over its illegal migration policy, reiterating its refusal to establish concentration zones for undocumented migrants.

These remarks were delivered by Algerian Interior Minister Nouredine Bedoui at the opening of the sixth Algerian-Nigerien Border Committee in Algiers.

Bedoui said his country has always been able to contain the illegal migration, and has always supported African migrants and spared no effort to assist them and provide them with humanitarian help of international standards.

He further indicated that Algeria rejects to establish on its lands any illegal migration concentration zones.

It is believed that Bedoui was responding to the criticism from some NGOs and human rights organizations over its decision to send home thousands of African illegal migrants, after demands for the North African nation to establish special zones to settle the undocumented migrants.

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July 16, 2018

UAE Exchange, a leading global money transfer, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, announced the rebranding of its Africa operations as “Unimoni”. The announcement was made by Promoth Manghat, Executive Director of Finablr and Group CEO, at an event held in Nairobi, Kenya, in the presence of dignitaries, partners and other guests.

Short for ‘Universal Money’, the new"...

July 16, 2018

CosmeSurge – Dubai, announced today that it has begun to offer a variety of customised Intravenous (IV) Vitamin Infusion therapy options, ranging from vitamins and minerals to a performance enhancement mix, for healthy patients seeking to maximise their health. The clinic is one of several in the UAE region to offer customised therapies based patient’s specific needs.

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July 15, 2018

3 in every 10 South Africans that are older than 60 will need medication for mental health in the future.

This statistic is one of the main reasons why industry professional, and Member of the South African Society of Psychiatrists Professor Felix Potocnik is raising concerns around the state of mental healthcare for the elderly in South Africa.

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July 15, 2018

A very large percentage of the total revenue from Nigeria’s aviation sector comes from the remittances of international carriers, OKECHUKWU NNODIM reports on why this is so

Over 70 per cent of the total revenue generated in Nigeria’s aviation sector comes from international airlines operating in Nigeria, operators in the industry have said.

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July 15, 2018

Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today released the Investment Banking Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region review for the first half of 2018.

“The most notable feature of the Sub-Saharan Africa Investment Banking fees verified in the first half of 2018 is that investment banking fees were 12% less than the value recorded in"...

July 15, 2018

The telecom industry annually contributes N450 billion in form of taxes to Nigeria’s economy, Mr Olusola Teniola, President, Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), has said.

Teniola told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday that the industry had been paying the sum in the last five years to the three tiers of government.

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