UK's Javid to ramp up funding for no-deal Brexit preparations: paper

UK’s Javid to ramp up funding for no-deal Brexit preparations: paper New British finance minister Sajid Javid plans to announce spending of around 1 billion pounds to make sure the country is properly prepared for a possible no-deal Brexit in October, a newspaper reported.

Rising high, Sajid Javid named UK finance minister to guide Brexit economy

Rising high, Sajid Javid named UK finance minister to guide Brexit economy Sajid Javid became Britain’s first ethnic minority finance minister on Wednesday, capping off an unlikely rise from a humble start on a street dubbed the country’s worst to holding the purse strings for the world’s fifth-biggest economy.

Kenyan finance minister to be arrested and charged over graft: prosecutor

Kenyan finance minister to be arrested and charged over graft: prosecutor Kenya’s finance minister will be arrested and charged over allegations of corruption related to the construction of two dams, Kenya’s chief prosecutor said on Monday. Rotich denied any wrongdoing in a large newspaper advertisement in March. Rotich will be cha…

UK finance minister to quit over no-deal Brexit if Johnson become PM

UK finance minister to quit over no-deal Brexit if Johnson become PM Finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign if Boris Johnson became Britain’s new prime minister because he could not support a leader happy to take the country out of the European Union without a deal.

Zambian president fires finance minister, replaces her with central bank's Ng'andu

Zambian president fires finance minister, replaces her with central bank’s Ng’andu Zambia’s president has fired Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe and appointed central bank deputy governor Bwalya Ng’andu to replace her, the president’s office said. The statement, issued on Sunday night, gave no reasons for President Edgar Lungu’s decisio…