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The Irish Times
Into Africa with Bono Last week, Bono and members of his One Foundation travelled to Rwanda and Nige
Into Africa with Bono
The Irish Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Last week, Bono and members of his One Foundation travelled to Rwanda and Nigeria. The Irish Times went along, to observe how the U2 singer does his other job, as an activist who ‘gets stuff done’ ‘Wonk and sizzle.” That’s Roxy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania Ranked High in Financial ServicesTanzania has globally been ranked 12th among 21 countries assessed for their ef
Tanzania Ranked High in Financial Services
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
Tanzania has globally been ranked 12th among 21 countries assessed for their efforts to expand and improve access to financial services, ranking first in country commitment and second in regulatory environment categories. According to the latest... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Thinking Africana ContinuaTimes are calling for a new season of "thinking Africana". As an undergraduate,
Thinking Africana Continua
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
Times are calling for a new season of "thinking Africana". As an undergraduate, we cherished: "TODAY IN PARLIAMENT" consisting of extracts from speeches made by MPs. It had brilliance of wit; sparks of new ideas; "malapropism" and bombastic nonsense;... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Utilization of Pesticides Needs Proper AttentionAgriculture here in our country and in other developing countries is the main s
Utilization of Pesticides Needs Proper Attention
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Agriculture here in our country and in other developing countries is the main stay of the economy. In our case it is a means of livelihood for 80 percent of the population. It greatly contributes for the nation foreign currency earning and has 45... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Masters Programme Launched to Train More Public Policy ResearchersThe quest for innovations that can solve the complex social issues of African c
New Masters Programme Launched to Train More Public Policy Researchers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
The quest for innovations that can solve the complex social issues of African citizens has been ongoing, but with the need for countries to achieve the commitments made towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), action is attaining a level of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Private Sector Says Kudos to KikweteThe private sector has praised President Jakaya Kikwete for his self-determined
Private Sector Says Kudos to Kikwete
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
The private sector has praised President Jakaya Kikwete for his self-determined commitment towards improving business environment where contributions of the sector can easily be measured. Briefing journalists after the end of the eighth meeting of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Conference Places Open Data At Center of Development Agendathan 400 representatives from government, academia, private industry, civil soc
Conference Places Open Data At Center of Development Agenda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
than 400 representatives from government, academia, private industry, civil society, and international organizations have gathered in Dar es Salaam for a two-day conference to share experiences and best practices to promote the production and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bakhresa to Inject U.S.$18 Million Into Blue RibbonBlue Ribbon Industry (BRI) creditors have okayed a scheme of arrangement that w
Bakhresa to Inject U.S.$18 Million Into Blue Ribbon
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Blue Ribbon Industry (BRI) creditors have okayed a scheme of arrangement that will see Tanzanian firm Said Salim Bakhresa injecting US$40 million in the next five years to turn around the fortunes of the cash-strapped grain milling company... Read more
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iol.co.za
Private sector should grab African opportunitiesDebate over how to boost South Africa’s flagging economic fortunes usually focu
Private sector should grab African opportunities
iol.co.za / Posted 23 hours ago
Debate over how to boost South Africa’s flagging economic fortunes usually focuses on how government policy can, or should, or must change. Amid the gloomy finger-pointing, this week’s McKinsey Global Institute report identifying a “big five” set of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CMSA Wins Praises for Creative Public Awareness Driveuniversity challenge programme through which 80 students from higher learning i
CMSA Wins Praises for Creative Public Awareness Drive
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
university challenge programme through which 80 students from higher learning institutions were picked as winners. In the competition CMSA recognized best university students from different colleges who had outstanding performance in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pemba Soon to Enjoy Power From National GridZanzibar — People living on the small islands of Makoongwe and Kisiwapanza in P
Pemba Soon to Enjoy Power From National Grid
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Zanzibar — People living on the small islands of Makoongwe and Kisiwapanza in Pemba will soon be relieved of the nuisance of smoky wood and noisy generators after the area is finally connected to the national grid. Last week the Zanzibar Electricity... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bakhresa to Take Over Blue RibbonTANZANIAN milling giant, Bakhresa Group, will assume total control of Blue Ribb
Bakhresa to Take Over Blue Ribbon
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
TANZANIAN milling giant, Bakhresa Group, will assume total control of Blue Ribbon Industries by December, subject to regulatory approvals for the transaction. This will result in all shareholders, including a management consortium Orchadrian... Read more
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The Atlantic
When Reality TV Involves Vaccinating a Goat and Pulling WeedsReality-show contestants typically spend their time scrambling to win a man’s h
When Reality TV Involves Vaccinating a Goat and Pulling Weeds
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
Reality-show contestants typically spend their time scrambling to win a man’s heart or a record deal. On Female Food Heroes, which is known as Mama Shujaa Wa Chakula in Swahili, the official language of Tanzania, contestants might be found scrambling... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eradicating Extreme Poverty By 2030 - Implications for NigeriaThere is an ongoing onslaught, led by the World Bank Group (WBG), to eradicate
Eradicating Extreme Poverty By 2030 - Implications for Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
There is an ongoing onslaught, led by the World Bank Group (WBG), to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030. From today, it implies our world must begin to witness a steady and continuous decline in the global poverty ratio; consistently over the next... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Continental Development Banks Seek Ways to Tackle Bad LoansNon-performing loans (NPLs) continue to bedevil development banks in Africa. Th
Continental Development Banks Seek Ways to Tackle Bad Loans
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Non-performing loans (NPLs) continue to bedevil development banks in Africa. The situation has forced financial experts on the continent to join hands and find ways of addressing the issue. The move, experts say, could help make the continent's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cote d'Ivoire/Sierra Leone: Toure-Less Ivory Coast Launch Title DefenceA Cote d'Ivoire team lacking superstar Yaya Toure launches this weekend what th
Cote d'Ivoire/Sierra Leone: Toure-Less Ivory Coast Launch Title Defence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
A Cote d'Ivoire team lacking superstar Yaya Toure launches this weekend what they hope will be a 10-match climb back to the pinnacle of African football. The Africa Cup of Nations title-holders have a Group I date with fellow-west Africans Sierra... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dar, Mombasa Ports Need to Complement Each OtherTRADEMARK East Africa says it supports upgrading of Dar es Salaam and Mombasa p
Dar, Mombasa Ports Need to Complement Each Other
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
TRADEMARK East Africa says it supports upgrading of Dar es Salaam and Mombasa ports, not for them to compete against each other, but to serve the region better in the wake of booming trade. The TMEA Board of Directors Chairman, Mr Ali Mufuruki, said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
TNBC Charts Strategies to Attract More InvestmentsThe Tanzania National Business Council (TNBC) meets today in Dar es Salaam to d
TNBC Charts Strategies to Attract More Investments
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Tanzania National Business Council (TNBC) meets today in Dar es Salaam to discuss among other things, critical issues related to tourism and business environment. It will be chaired by President Jakaya Kikwete. Our Correspondent PETER KEASI,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
To Stem Migrant Flow, Tanzania Offers Climate-Stressed Farmers LoansBy Kizito Makoye Tim Pearce And Laurie Goering Dar es Salaam — At a busy inter
To Stem Migrant Flow, Tanzania Offers Climate-Stressed Farmers Loans
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Kizito Makoye Tim Pearce And Laurie Goering Dar es Salaam — At a busy intersection in Tanzania's largest commercial city, farmer-turned-hawker Pascal Kipeta runs a wooden stall offering a wide range of Chinese products to motorists, while keeping... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Regional Currencies Remain Under PressureBy Staff Writer and Agencies TANZANIAN shilling is expected to continue slidin
Regional Currencies Remain Under Pressure
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Staff Writer and Agencies TANZANIAN shilling is expected to continue sliding against the dollar this week, undermined by demand from trading and oil companies. Commercial banks quoted the shilling at 2,145/2,155 to the dollar on Friday, weaker... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Japanese, African Bigwigs to Join Hands for Investment TalksFrequenting Addis Ababa for major investment and business talks, Japanese finan
Japanese, African Bigwigs to Join Hands for Investment Talks
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Frequenting Addis Ababa for major investment and business talks, Japanese financial and research institution heads, together with African investors, are coming to sit for a similar mission dubbed "Japan Africa Business Investment Summit" that is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What the Science and Technology Index Tells Us About Development in AfricaBy Gayle Allard, IE Business School In 2001, the RAND Corporation's Science an
What the Science and Technology Index Tells Us About Development in Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Gayle Allard, IE Business School In 2001, the RAND Corporation's Science and Technology Policy Institute created an index of science and technology capacity for the World Bank. They ranked 150 countries based on their potential to innovate and... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
To stem migrant flow, Tanzania offers climate-stressed farmers loans"It is a very tough job. I have to be alert all the time to avoid being hit by
To stem migrant flow, Tanzania offers climate-stressed farmers loans
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
"It is a very tough job. I have to be alert all the time to avoid being hit by the speeding cars and also to ensure that my things are not taken by the askaris, for it is illegal to conduct business here," he told the Thomson Reuters... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Top in Affordable Financial ServicesKenya has been ranked first globally in a survey that examined access to afford
Kenya Top in Affordable Financial Services
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Kenya has been ranked first globally in a survey that examined access to affordable financial services. The country beat South Africa, Rwanda and Uganda in Africa to rank top for its financial inclusion efforts in the 2015 Brookings Financial and... Read more
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Super Sport
Ivory Coast launch title defence An Ivory Coast team lacking superstar Yaya Toure launches this weekend what t
Ivory Coast launch title defence
Super Sport / Posted 2 days ago
An Ivory Coast team lacking superstar Yaya Toure launches this weekend what they hope will be a 10-match climb back to the pinnacle of African football. The Cup of Nations title-holders have a Group I date with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
133bn/ - ATCL Debt On State Pay PlanIN a move to revive operations of the national airline, Air Tanzania Company Li
133bn/ - ATCL Debt On State Pay Plan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
IN a move to revive operations of the national airline, Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL), the government is finalising mechanisms to absorb at least 133bn/- accumulated debts, for the company to have a clean balance sheet. The massive debt was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Se4all - AfDB Supports Four More African Countries in the Development of Their Action Agenda and Investment ProspectusesThrough the SE4All Africa Hub, the African Development Bank (AfDB) is now suppo
Se4all - AfDB Supports Four More African Countries in the Development of Their Action Agenda and Investment Prospectuses
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Through the SE4All Africa Hub, the African Development Bank (AfDB) is now supporting the development of the SE4All Country Action Agenda and Investment Prospectuses in four new countries: Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi and Zimbabwe,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stanbic Unveils Modern ATMsSTANBIC Bank Tanzania has unveiled new modern touch-screen automated teller mac
Stanbic Unveils Modern ATMs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
STANBIC Bank Tanzania has unveiled new modern touch-screen automated teller machines (ATMs), which are said to be the first of their kind in the country. "We are launching yet another first from Stanbic Bank," said Farha Mohamed, Head of Self... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zimbabwe Tobacco Team On Study TourMorogoro — TOBACCO stakeholders from Zimbabwe are in the country for a study to
Zimbabwe Tobacco Team On Study Tour
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Morogoro — TOBACCO stakeholders from Zimbabwe are in the country for a study tour to learn, among other things, best farming practices as well as the way the sub sector deals with tobacco farming contracts. A six-men team, from the Zimbabwe Tobacco... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tigo in New Push to Ease Access to Internet Services Across CountryTigo Rwanda makes five years of operations this year. The telecom firm that has
Tigo in New Push to Ease Access to Internet Services Across Country
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Tigo Rwanda makes five years of operations this year. The telecom firm that has been dominant in the data and mobile money transfer services looks to strengthen its presence going forward. Last month, for instance, it unveiled a new brand tagline:... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bank Upbeat About 2015 EarningsCooperative Bank expects to reap big from strategic changes it made last year.
Bank Upbeat About 2015 Earnings
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Cooperative Bank expects to reap big from strategic changes it made last year. The bank, which reported a 32 per cent growth in net profit for 2015 half year says its move to cut cost, tap technology to increase efficiency and use of alternative... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Fall and Rise of Tanzania's Kilombero, and Tom Mboya's Fears Over Kenya Sugar Firmsexpressing his fears over Kenya's fledgling sugar industry. "My dear Bruce," M
The Fall and Rise of Tanzania's Kilombero, and Tom Mboya's Fears Over Kenya Sugar Firms
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
expressing his fears over Kenya's fledgling sugar industry. "My dear Bruce," Mboya wrote, "you will be interested to see the attached press. I hope a similar headline will not be written about Muhoroni." The headline referred to a cutting of an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
BoA Raises Fund for Clubfoot TreatmentBANK of Africa Tanzania has collected 100,000 US dollars (slightly over 200m/-)
BoA Raises Fund for Clubfoot Treatment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
BANK of Africa Tanzania has collected 100,000 US dollars (slightly over 200m/-) for clubfoot treatment at the Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania (CCBRT). The fund was raised following the Bank of Africa initiative launched in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ugandans Urged to Do More Cross Border Trade in EACGulu, Uganda — Ugandans should take advantage of the East African Community int
Ugandans Urged to Do More Cross Border Trade in EAC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Gulu, Uganda — Ugandans should take advantage of the East African Community integration to do more cross border trade, the undersecretary in the Ministry for East African Affairs has said. Daniel Mugulusi said it is now easier to do trade among... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Multi-Source Financing Best Way to Tackle Climate ChangeAs African countries lead actions that aim to mitigate climate change, and even
Multi-Source Financing Best Way to Tackle Climate Change
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
As African countries lead actions that aim to mitigate climate change, and eventually contribute to sustainable development, the biggest challenge they face is how to mobilise the resources they need to do the job. The actions, known as nationally... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Leads in Global Financial and Digital SurveyKenya tops a new global financial and digital inclusion survey, beating 21 othe
Kenya Leads in Global Financial and Digital Survey
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Kenya tops a new global financial and digital inclusion survey, beating 21 other countries polled. The country scored 89 per cent, followed by South Africa at 80 per cent and Brazil 78 per cent, the 2015 Brookings financial and digital inclusion... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
High Court to Rule on Disputed Eco-Bank TransactionThe High Court (Commercial Division) will tomorrow issue a ruling on whether an
High Court to Rule on Disputed Eco-Bank Transaction
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The High Court (Commercial Division) will tomorrow issue a ruling on whether an additional witness from the Ministry of Home Affairs should be called in the hearing of a lawsuit filed by Future Trading Company Limited against Ecobank Tanzania... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
German Lender to Give Local SMEs 42bn/ - Financial SupportExim Bank Tanzania has signed a USD 20 million (about 42bn/-) loan pact with Ge
German Lender to Give Local SMEs 42bn/ - Financial Support
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Exim Bank Tanzania has signed a USD 20 million (about 42bn/-) loan pact with Germany's private enterprise lender, Deutsche Investitions und Entwicklungsgesellschaft MBH (DEG) to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Exim Bank Chief... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dar Rotary Marathon Raises 400m/Two marathons involving nearly 20,000 runners and over raised over 200,000 US d
Dar Rotary Marathon Raises 400m/
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Two marathons involving nearly 20,000 runners and over raised over 200,000 US dollars (about 400m/-) for the newly refurbished and well equipped state-of-the-art Rotary Entrepreneurship Centre at the University of Dar es Salaam, built by the Rotary... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Diamonds Lose Their Bling in ZimbabweTHE value of Zimbabwe's diamonds on the international market tumbled by as much
Diamonds Lose Their Bling in Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
THE value of Zimbabwe's diamonds on the international market tumbled by as much as 56% between 2013 and 2014 to US$238,6 million as the country's precious stone seems to be losing its shine. According to the latest figures obtained from the Kimberly... Read more
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iol.co.za
Will Bob Diamond regain his sparkle?Mara, co-founded by Robert Diamond (above) and Ugandan entrepreneur Ashish Thak
Will Bob Diamond regain his sparkle?
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
Mara, co-founded by Robert Diamond (above) and Ugandan entrepreneur Ashish Thakkar, has been expanding by buying African financial services companies. File picture: Reuters London - Bob Diamond, the former boss of Barclays, took another... Read more
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Independent
Bob Diamond's African bank Atlas Mara makes its maiden profitThe London-listed financial services firm swung into the black for the first ti
Bob Diamond's African bank Atlas Mara makes its maiden profit
Independent / Posted 8 days ago
The London-listed financial services firm swung into the black for the first time since it was set up two years ago, making $4.1m (£2.7m) in the first half of the year, compared with a $63.1m loss in 2014. The former head of Barclays and the Ugandan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Moneygram Expands Mobile Money Choices in AfricaDar es Salaam, Tanzania — New agreement enables customers to receive money dire
Moneygram Expands Mobile Money Choices in Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania — New agreement enables customers to receive money directly to M-Pesa accounts in Tanzania MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI), a global provider of innovative money transfer and payment services, and Vodacom, the leading telecom company... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bri Deal Gets High Court NodTHE High Court of Zimbabwe has sanctioned a scheme of arrangement meeting betwe
Bri Deal Gets High Court Nod
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
THE High Court of Zimbabwe has sanctioned a scheme of arrangement meeting between the shareholders of troubled milling and food processing firm, Blue Ribbon Industries (BRI) and its creditors next week on Wednesday in the capital, the Financial... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Zimbabwe’s Mugabe seeks help from West as growth slows across AfricaAfter furiously spitting fire at the West for decades, Robert Mugabe abruptly c
Zimbabwe’s Mugabe seeks help from West as growth slows across Africa
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
After furiously spitting fire at the West for decades, Robert Mugabe abruptly changed his tone this week. With his economy in tatters and unemployment soaring, the Zimbabwean autocrat now wants help from Western creditors and investors. “My... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Bank, PMB and Nigeria's Health Sectorfun for me when I disembarked from Kenya Airways on Sunday 9th August 2015 in N
World Bank, PMB and Nigeria's Health Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
fun for me when I disembarked from Kenya Airways on Sunday 9th August 2015 in Nairobi because I met Mallam Kabiru Yusuf, the Publisher of Daily Trust and his family by chance. Between the airport tarmac and arrival lobby, we spent about 40... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Financial, Insurance Exhibition Week Cominginsurance institutions have organised a financial and investment services exhib
Financial, Insurance Exhibition Week Coming
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
insurance institutions have organised a financial and investment services exhibition week to provide basic education and other training to the people on various savings and investment opportunity issues, it was said in Dar es Salaam... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Leaders On Regional IntegrationLast month, I attended the African Leadership Forum in the Tanzanian capital of
African Leaders On Regional Integration
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Last month, I attended the African Leadership Forum in the Tanzanian capital of Dar es Salaam on the theme of "Moving Towards An Integrated Africa." The meeting was hosted by former Tanzanian president Benjamin Mkapa's Uongozi Institute, and attended... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FNB Bank Opens New Branch in DarFirst National Bank (FNB) has opened a branch at Mbezi Beach in Dar es Salaam,
FNB Bank Opens New Branch in Dar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
First National Bank (FNB) has opened a branch at Mbezi Beach in Dar es Salaam, bringing the number of branches in its network in the country to eight. "We are delighted to open our new branch at Mbezi Beach which is the eighth amongst the branch... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria Rated High in Financial Inclusion StrategyThe Brookings' 2015 Financial and Digital Inclusion Project (FDIP) report, whic
Nigeria Rated High in Financial Inclusion Strategy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The Brookings' 2015 Financial and Digital Inclusion Project (FDIP) report, which evaluates access to and usage of affordable financial services across 21 countries, has rated efforts by Nigeria to drive financial inclusion high. According to the... Read more
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