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AllAfrica.com
Court Orders Banks to Keep Off Moi Era ContractorThe High Court has temporarily stopped receiver managers appointed by the Bank
Court Orders Banks to Keep Off Moi Era Contractor
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
The High Court has temporarily stopped receiver managers appointed by the Bank of Africa (BoA), KCB and I&M Bank from interfering with the operations of the collapsed Kundan Singh International--a construction firm that grew and thrived in the Moi... Read more
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Migrants' Rights RoundupEditor's Note At the World Humanitarian Summit (https://www.worldhumanitarians
Migrants' Rights Roundup
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
Editor's Note At the World Humanitarian Summit (https://www.worldhumanitariansummit.org/) in Istanbul on May 23-24, the informal consensus was that the system of humanitarian response to today's crises is "broken." The calls to "leave no one behind"... Read more
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Tanzania Global Investments Forum in High Gearcommitments amounting to US$1 billion and confirmed participation from global i
Tanzania Global Investments Forum in High Gear
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
commitments amounting to US$1 billion and confirmed participation from global investors and funding institutions in control of more than US$200 billion, the Tanzania International Investment Forum For Investments is set out to be the largest... Read more
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World Bank Warns Tanzania Against Over-Reliance On ChinaThe recent declaration by a senior government official that Tanzania would get
World Bank Warns Tanzania Against Over-Reliance On China
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
The recent declaration by a senior government official that Tanzania would get the lion's share of a $20 billion fund set up by China to help African countries to industrialise is the latest signifier of the strong ties between the two... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Develop Islamic Products'Kampala — Outgoing minister of Gender and Social Development, has advised comme
'Develop Islamic Products'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Kampala — Outgoing minister of Gender and Social Development, has advised commercial banks to urgently develop products to cater for Islamic Banking. Mr Muruli Mukasa said last week that Islamic banking is set to revolutionise the banking sector in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Firms Team Up for Infrastructure Investmentcontrolled by BancABC shareholders, have teamed up with General Electric to for
Firms Team Up for Infrastructure Investment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
controlled by BancABC shareholders, have teamed up with General Electric to form a joint venture targeting investment in Africa's highly underdeveloped infrastructure sector. The joint venture will seek to invest in the infrastructure equity... Read more
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Low Cost Housing for Lower Income NigeriansA recent report by the United Nations estimated that the global population will
Low Cost Housing for Lower Income Nigerians
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
A recent report by the United Nations estimated that the global population will rise to over 9 billion by 2050, from 7.4 billon today with 70 per cent of humans living in urban areas across the globe. The rise in the global population and the drift... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EAC Unveils Austere Budget for 2016/17The East African Community has unveiled its budget with a 20.2 per cent reducti
EAC Unveils Austere Budget for 2016/17
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The East African Community has unveiled its budget with a 20.2 per cent reduction in donor dependency and 8.4 per cent cut in spending. In the $101.4 million budget estimates for the 2016/17 fiscal year, the bloc reduced expenditure by $9.3 million... Read more
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Rush for the Exits - Why Is Ethiopia's Capital Flight Accelerating?A substantial sum of money has been illegally flowing out of Ethiopia during th
Rush for the Exits - Why Is Ethiopia's Capital Flight Accelerating?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
A substantial sum of money has been illegally flowing out of Ethiopia during the last decade. What is even more worrying is not just that the levels of out flows are high but also the sizes of illicit capital outflows have been rising at alarming... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Service Delivery Data Show Some ProgressTanzania has made significant progress in delivering education and health servi
New Service Delivery Data Show Some Progress
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Tanzania has made significant progress in delivering education and health services, particularly in the areas of rural health infrastructure and teacher attendance, according to the latest Service Delivery Indicators (SDI) published today. However,... Read more
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SADC to Commission 3000 MW of New Power in 2016Member states of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) plan to comm
SADC to Commission 3000 MW of New Power in 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Member states of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) plan to commission new power projects that will add 3059 megawatts of electricity this year as the region targets to ensure that it meets its energy needs by 2020. According to the... Read more
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Ecobank Group Wins 'Award for Financial Inclusion' at African Banker AwardsThe Ecobank Group tonight won the Award for Financial Inclusion at the 10th edi
Ecobank Group Wins 'Award for Financial Inclusion' at African Banker Awards
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Ecobank Group tonight won the Award for Financial Inclusion at the 10th edition of the African Banker Awards. The awards ceremony took place at the Intercontinental Hotel Lusaka, Zambia, on the sidelines of the 2016 African Development Bank... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 25 May 20161.1. The Fort Hare centenary celebrations which were officiated by President Ja
Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 25 May 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
1.1. The Fort Hare centenary celebrations which were officiated by President Jacob Zuma were a success. Hundreds of guests, including Alumni and Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as well as diplomats attended this prestigious milestone in South... Read more
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Quartz
Cancer is on the rise in Africa just as some of the few radiotherapy centers fall apart — Quartz BETTER ODDS Over the past two months, Carol Atuhirwe has become...
Cancer is on the rise in Africa just as some of the few radiotherapy centers fall apart
Quartz / Posted 3 days ago
— Quartz BETTER ODDS Over the past two months, Carol Atuhirwe has become... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
City of Kigali's Priority Is Affordable Housing - MayorAn aerial view of new housing units in Kibagabaga Sector, Gasabo District, Kiga
City of Kigali's Priority Is Affordable Housing - Mayor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
An aerial view of new housing units in Kibagabaga Sector, Gasabo District, Kigali (file photo) The City of Kigali might enjoy envious fame for its cleanliness and security, but the issue of affordable housing for dwellers continues to be the... Read more
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New Kerala
‘We have an opportunity in the next 15 to 20 years to really change our world’ – UN envoy for the least developed countries - newkerala.com #68348New York, May 27 (Just Earth News):Starting on Friday, the 48 least developed c
‘We have an opportunity in the next 15 to 20 years to really change our world’ – UN envoy for the least developed countries - newkerala.com #68348
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
New York, May 27 (Just Earth News):Starting on Friday, the 48 least developed countries (LDCs) of the world will be the focus of a global United Nations conference in Antalya, Turkey, that aims to review their progress over the past five years. In... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Q&a Moono Mupotola, Director of Nepad, Regional Integration and Trade At the AfDB1. What is the status of the New Deal on Energy for Africa and how can it serve
Q&a Moono Mupotola, Director of Nepad, Regional Integration and Trade At the AfDB
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
1. What is the status of the New Deal on Energy for Africa and how can it serve Africa's regional integration purpose? Energy is one of the most essential requirements for Africa's development. The cost of delayed full electrification of the... Read more
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African Governments and the Private Sector Have Critical Roles to Play in the Energy MarketAfrican governments and the private sector have important roles to play in the
African Governments and the Private Sector Have Critical Roles to Play in the Energy Market
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
African governments and the private sector have important roles to play in the energy sector, especially in terms of investment resources and providing the appropriate regulatory environment. Participants at a Thursday seminar on the theme "Lighting... Read more
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Aljazeera
Blood and minerals: Who profits from conflict in DRC?When Papa Mukendi started his business in 2002, the Democratic Republic of Cong
Blood and minerals: Who profits from conflict in DRC?
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
When Papa Mukendi started his business in 2002, the Democratic Republic of Congo was experiencing one of the bloodiest peaks of its more than two-decade-long war. "There have been moments when the work has multiplied, and we've had to hire more... Read more
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iol.co.za
Standard Bank will step up controlsJohannesburg - Standard Bank Group said it is bolstering internal controls afte
Standard Bank will step up controls
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
Johannesburg - Standard Bank Group said it is bolstering internal controls after shareholders criticised managers and executives at Africa’s biggest bank by assets for a series of fines and losses tied to fraud. The company plans to add to its 400... Read more
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iol.co.za
Trouble brews for African banksJohannesburg - Trouble is brewing in banks across sub-Saharan Africa. The cont
Trouble brews for African banks
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
Johannesburg - Trouble is brewing in banks across sub-Saharan Africa. The continent was once so lauded as the next big investment destination that it lured the likes of ex-Barclays CEO Bob Diamond, who started a business focused on buying African... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Economies on High Grounds as AfDB Readies to Leverage Resources for Accelerated Growth and TransformationDespite the difficult and challenging global economic situation, African countr
African Economies on High Grounds as AfDB Readies to Leverage Resources for Accelerated Growth and Transformation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Despite the difficult and challenging global economic situation, African countries achieved considerable economic progress in 2015, registering a 3.6% average GDP growth during the year when the best performers in developed countries hardly reached... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzanian Banker Wins Prestigious Regional AwardCRDB Bank Managing Director, Dr Charles Kimei (center) shows reporters a copy o
Tanzanian Banker Wins Prestigious Regional Award
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
CRDB Bank Managing Director, Dr Charles Kimei (center) shows reporters a copy of the bank’s financial year report in Arusha (file photo). CRDB Bank Managing Director, Dr Charles Kimei, has received the Life Time Achievement Award in recognition of... Read more
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Quartz
Africa is sitting on a ticking time bomb—$35 billion worth of Eurobond debt — Quartz DÉVÀ VU African countries will need to diversify from commodities t
Africa is sitting on a ticking time bomb—$35 billion worth of Eurobond debt
Quartz / Posted 4 days ago
— Quartz DÉVÀ VU African countries will need to diversify from commodities to help avoid a new... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lopes, Geingob and Stiglitz Launch 2016 Namibia Country ProfileECA - 10 May 2016, Windhoek, Namibia - The world is still perceiving Africa on
Lopes, Geingob and Stiglitz Launch 2016 Namibia Country Profile
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
ECA - 10 May 2016, Windhoek, Namibia - The world is still perceiving Africa on its fragilities and thus the continent becoming the image of fragility itself, said ECA's Executive Secretary, Carlos Lopes at a two-day leadership seminar in Windhoek,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Remark By H.E. Lu Youqing, Ambassador of the People's Republic of ChinaDistinguished guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Friends from the media, Good mor
Remark By H.E. Lu Youqing, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Distinguished guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Friends from the media, Good morning! First of all, I wish to extend my warmest welcome to all the distinguished guests for your attendance at today's book launching ceremony. TAZARA is a historical... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Global Investors, Funding Institutions to Meet in TanzaniaA view of Dar-es-Salaam's city centre (file photo). Global investors and fundi
Global Investors, Funding Institutions to Meet in Tanzania
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
A view of Dar-es-Salaam's city centre (file photo). Global investors and funding institutions in control of more than US$200 billion US dollars will meet in Dar es Salaam in July for a three-day investment forum to explore business and investment... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Everywhere in Africa, There Are New Sheriffs in Town - Meet the ConsultantsWith all the political drama in Uganda, and the region, the other day I got an
Everywhere in Africa, There Are New Sheriffs in Town - Meet the Consultants
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
With all the political drama in Uganda, and the region, the other day I got an important, but probably boring, email from a good man. He had been in one of the big Western capitals and got into an argument about African intellectuals. His view was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Diaspora, NGO Remittances Decline 16 PercentRemittances into Zimbabwe fell 16 percent in the first quarter to $192,9 millio
Diaspora, NGO Remittances Decline 16 Percent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Remittances into Zimbabwe fell 16 percent in the first quarter to $192,9 million against $231,4 million recorded in the same period a year ago. Remittances consist of both Diaspora and Non-Governmental Organisations flows. According to the Ministry... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tackling Liquidity Concerns in African Capital MarketsEromosele Abiodun posits that to attract investors, tackle liquidity concerns i
Tackling Liquidity Concerns in African Capital Markets
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Eromosele Abiodun posits that to attract investors, tackle liquidity concerns in African capital markets, legacy issues of poor macroeconomic management and fiscal discipline as well as persistent corruption and weak institutions, must be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tourism Promotion, War On Poaching High On 2016/17 AgendaGiraffes in Arusha National Park (file photo). Dodoma — The Ministry of Natura
Tourism Promotion, War On Poaching High On 2016/17 Agenda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Giraffes in Arusha National Park (file photo). Dodoma — The Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism has announced a special drive to curb poaching, ensure extensive tourism promotion and marketing; and enable advanced forestry conservation. These... Read more
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Kagame, Kenyatta Endorse New AfDB Energy DealPresident Paul Kagame and his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta have endorsed t
Kagame, Kenyatta Endorse New AfDB Energy Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
President Paul Kagame and his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta have endorsed the 'New Deal on Energy', a vehicle through which the African Development Bank (AfDB) will invest in delivering electricity for all Africans, by 2025. Both Kagame and... Read more
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Ecobank, Old Mutual Sign Enhanced AgreementEcobank Transnational Incorporated, parent company of the Ecobank Group and Old
Ecobank, Old Mutual Sign Enhanced Agreement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, parent company of the Ecobank Group and Old Mutual Emerging Markets, a unit of Old Mutual Group, have announced an enhanced strategic agreement to strengthen existing ties between them. ETI is leading pan-African... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Wilton
Graduates Step Off For Commencement At Fairfield UniversityFAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Degrees were handed out Sunday at the 2016 Fairfield Univer
Graduates Step Off For Commencement At Fairfield University
The Daily Voice - Wilton / Posted 5 days ago
FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Degrees were handed out Sunday at the 2016 Fairfield University Commencement. Two ceremonies took place on the university's Bellarmine Lawn. In the morning, 1,030 bachelor's degrees were bestowed on graduates, while 423 master's... Read more
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The Daily Voice - New Canaan
Graduates Step Off For Commencement At Fairfield UniversityFAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Degrees were handed out Sunday at the 2016 Fairfield Univer
Graduates Step Off For Commencement At Fairfield University
The Daily Voice - New Canaan / Posted 5 days ago
FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Degrees were handed out Sunday at the 2016 Fairfield University Commencement. Two ceremonies took place on the university's Bellarmine Lawn. In the morning, 1,030 bachelor's degrees were bestowed on graduates, while 423 master's... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
Graduates Step Off For Commencement At Fairfield UniversityFAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Degrees were handed out Sunday at the 2016 Fairfield Univer
Graduates Step Off For Commencement At Fairfield University
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted 5 days ago
FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Degrees were handed out Sunday at the 2016 Fairfield University Commencement. Two ceremonies took place on the university's Bellarmine Lawn. In the morning, 1,030 bachelor's degrees were bestowed on graduates, while 423 master's... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Stamford
Graduates Step Off For Commencement At Fairfield UniversityFAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Degrees were handed out Sunday at the 2016 Fairfield Univer
Graduates Step Off For Commencement At Fairfield University
The Daily Voice - Stamford / Posted 5 days ago
FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Degrees were handed out Sunday at the 2016 Fairfield University Commencement. Two ceremonies took place on the university's Bellarmine Lawn. In the morning, 1,030 bachelor's degrees were bestowed on graduates, while 423 master's... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Fairfield
Graduates Step Off For Commencement At Fairfield UniversityFAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Degrees were handed out Sunday at the 2016 Fairfield Univer
Graduates Step Off For Commencement At Fairfield University
The Daily Voice - Fairfield / Posted 5 days ago
FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Degrees were handed out Sunday at the 2016 Fairfield University Commencement. Two ceremonies took place on the university's Bellarmine Lawn. In the morning, 1,030 bachelor's degrees were bestowed on graduates, while 423 master's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
More Regional Competition Is Exactly What Kenya NeedsIt is now official. Kenya will no longer be the gateway to Africa's Great Lakes
More Regional Competition Is Exactly What Kenya Needs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
It is now official. Kenya will no longer be the gateway to Africa's Great Lakes Region. Rwanda announced last week that it would join Uganda to develop a new gateway to Tanzanian ports. This announcement follows hot on the heels of an earlier... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania's Industrial Development and FinancingI recently have read our National Five Year Development Plan (FYDP II) 2016/17
Tanzania's Industrial Development and Financing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
I recently have read our National Five Year Development Plan (FYDP II) 2016/17 - 2020/21 whose theme is "Nurturing Industrialisation for Economic Transformation and Human Development". In trying to understand more about it I have also read the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanga Fair Opens With a Call to Stimulate TradeArusha — An initiative that seeks to stimulate trade opportunities of the Ugand
Tanga Fair Opens With a Call to Stimulate Trade
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Arusha — An initiative that seeks to stimulate trade opportunities of the Uganda oil pipeline is expected to be developed into a road map during the Tanga International Trade Fair (TITF). The oil pipeline, which is projected to start in Hoima, Lake... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kudos to Statement of Intent On InfrastructureThe National Assembly has approved government plans to spend 4.9 trillion/- or
Kudos to Statement of Intent On Infrastructure
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The National Assembly has approved government plans to spend 4.9 trillion/- or 17 per cent of total spending in the 2016/17 fiscal year to boost infrastructure development to foster the industrialisation agenda. In its quest to develop a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda Hosts Conference On Digitalising African Identity CardsPascal Nyamulinda, the director-general of the National Identification Agency,
Rwanda Hosts Conference On Digitalising African Identity Cards
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Pascal Nyamulinda, the director-general of the National Identification Agency, briefs journalists in Kigali as Joseph Atick, the chairperson of ID4Africa, looks on. Delegates from 36 African and 29 non-African nations convene in Kigali, today, to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda 'Misses' the Fourth Industrial RevolutionDrawing comparisons between Uganda and Rwanda have become a cliché. But the lat
Uganda 'Misses' the Fourth Industrial Revolution
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Drawing comparisons between Uganda and Rwanda have become a cliché. But the latter hosted the World Economic Forum on Africa recently, a forum that hosted about 1,700 delegates who booked several hotels in Rwanda's capital, Kigali. Uganda being a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is Uganda Ripe for Alternative Banking?Customers line up in a banking hall to carry out transactions. The Central Bank
Is Uganda Ripe for Alternative Banking?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Customers line up in a banking hall to carry out transactions. The Central Bank says Islamic banking, just like any conventional banking, will be subjected to strict controls. Despite opposition from some religious fanatics, Islamic banking has seen... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Oil Rebound Puts Inflationary Pressure on East African EconomiesRegional inflation rates could spike in the medium term following the sustained
Oil Rebound Puts Inflationary Pressure on East African Economies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Regional inflation rates could spike in the medium term following the sustained rebound of the price of crude oil in the international market, where it has risen from a low of $29 early this year to the current $47 per barrel. Rwanda recorded a rise... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
All Roads Lead to Zambia As Delegates Converge On Lusaka for AfDB Annual MeetingsHundreds of participants have converged on Lusaka for the 51st Annual Meetings
All Roads Lead to Zambia As Delegates Converge On Lusaka for AfDB Annual Meetings
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Hundreds of participants have converged on Lusaka for the 51st Annual Meetings of the Board of Governors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the 42nd Meetings of the African Development Fund (ADB) Board of Governors, which takes place in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
TAZARA Envisages Faster ServicesTanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) has improved its services by reducin
TAZARA Envisages Faster Services
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) has improved its services by reducing goods delivery time to seven days. This was revealed yesterday by the Tazara Deputy Executive Director, Mr Beatram Kuswaga, during the launching ceremony for a book... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How to Lift 12 Millions Tanzanians Out of Extreme Povertyscarcity, illagers draw water from a burst pipe (file photo). By Samuel Kamnda
How to Lift 12 Millions Tanzanians Out of Extreme Poverty
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
scarcity, illagers draw water from a burst pipe (file photo). By Samuel Kamndaya and Bernard Lugongo Dar es Salaam — The World Bank forecasts Tanzania's economy as growing at an average rate of seven per cent over the next two years but wants... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DART Lauds Beginning of BRT Interim ServicesBRT interim services enter the second week tomorrow. Correspondent Mosses Ferdi
DART Lauds Beginning of BRT Interim Services
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
BRT interim services enter the second week tomorrow. Correspondent Mosses Ferdinand interviewed the Acting Chief Executive of the Dar es Salaam Rapid Transit (DART) Agency, Engineer Ronald Lwakatare, on a wide range of issues... Some critics say... Read more
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