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France on Thursday identified the second jihadist involved in the brutal killing of an elderly priest, as calls mounted for the prime minister and interior minister to resign after the latest terror attack. Prosecutors named the assailant as 19-year-old Abdel Malik Petitjean, who was listed in June on France's "Fiche S" system of people posing a potential threat to national security after he tried to reach Syria from Turkey. Petitjean, whose face was disfigured when he was shot dead by police, had been harder to identify than his accomplice Adel Kermiche, also 19.
By George Obulutsa NAIROBI (Reuters) - Changes to Kenya's banking law that will cap commercial lending rates risks driving borrowers to informal financial services, increasing credit inefficiency and undermining transmission of monetary policy, the central bank and an industry body said. Kenya's parliament passed the amendments to the banking law on Wednesday at a third and final reading. The changes setting maximum lending rates at 400 basis points above the central bank's benchmark rate, which now stands at 10.50 percent.