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AllAfrica.com
World Bank 'Early Warning' - Focusing On AgricultureThe phrase, "Early Warning" may be common in many professions, but in the journ
World Bank 'Early Warning' - Focusing On Agriculture
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
The phrase, "Early Warning" may be common in many professions, but in the journalism profession, it is always used to prepare people and country about pending consequences. Because of the gravity of such pending consequences, the media would report... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liquidity Squeeze and the Traction of Pension FundsGreat economies are usually those that among other things have relatively high
Liquidity Squeeze and the Traction of Pension Funds
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Great economies are usually those that among other things have relatively high Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and solid financial cushion or at least in here the capacity to conjure one when the need arises. With yawning gaps and deficits, Nigeria... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dar Port Improvement to Cost U.S.$ 690 MillionDar es Salaam port will undergo major improvement under a 690-million-dollar ex
Dar Port Improvement to Cost U.S.$ 690 Million
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Dar es Salaam port will undergo major improvement under a 690-million-dollar expansion programme. Tanzania Ports Authority Acting Director General Aloyce Matei told reporters in the city that the World Bank has provided a loan of 600 million US... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Change of Guard At Barclays TanzaniaDar es Salaam — Abdi Mohamed has been appointed the new Managing Director of Ba
Change of Guard At Barclays Tanzania
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Dar es Salaam — Abdi Mohamed has been appointed the new Managing Director of Barclays Bank Tanzania (BBT) effective April 2016. "I am excited by the opportunity to lead the Barclays Tanzania team. We see continued growth potential in the Tanzanian... Read more
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Tanzanian Farmers Set for TransformationArusha — The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) and World Bank (W
Tanzanian Farmers Set for Transformation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Arusha — The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) and World Bank (WB) Agriculture Global Practice has signed a letter of intent to strengthen farming-led transformation in Tanzania. According to a press statement, the support includes... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Vodafone Claims 25 Million M-Pesa Customersits M-Pesa mobile money service now has more than 25 million active customers w
Vodafone Claims 25 Million M-Pesa Customers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
its M-Pesa mobile money service now has more than 25 million active customers worldwide. "Since 2007, M-Pesa has enhanced the lives and livelihoods of people without bank accounts, giving them access to essential financial services through their... Read more
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The Washington Times
BILL HORAN: Food security enables social stabilityANALYSIS/OPINION: President Obama caused a stir across the pond last month whe
BILL HORAN: Food security enables social stability
The Washington Times / Posted 20 hours ago
ANALYSIS/OPINION: President Obama caused a stir across the pond last month when he waded into the debate over whether the United Kingdom should quit the European Union. Mr. Obama urged the country to remain within its supranational government,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Juba, Dar to Bear Brunt of Steep Drop in Oil PricesSouth Sudan and Tanzania will bear the brunt of the sustained fall in commodity
Juba, Dar to Bear Brunt of Steep Drop in Oil Prices
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
South Sudan and Tanzania will bear the brunt of the sustained fall in commodity prices while Uganda and Kenya stand to gain because the reduction in prices for agricultural exports such as coffee is more than compensated for by the drop in their oil... Read more
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Will Juba Salvage Kenya's Pipeline Dream?South Sudan is yet to make a decision on its preferred route for transporting i
Will Juba Salvage Kenya's Pipeline Dream?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
South Sudan is yet to make a decision on its preferred route for transporting its oil, as it awaits the outcome of talks with Sudan over transfer costs. Juba was Kenya's last hope for a partner on the oil pipeline, following Uganda's recent decision... Read more
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East Africa Still a Preferred Investment DestinationThe region registered six private equity deals in March this year, five being i
East Africa Still a Preferred Investment Destination
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The region registered six private equity deals in March this year, five being in Kenya's real estate, media and infrastructure sectors, one in the manufacturing sector in Tanzania, and one in the insurance sector in Uganda. This brought to 12 the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Magufuli Is Shaping East Africa's GeopoliticsAt its inception, the Coalition of the Willing (CoW) was billed as the best alt
How Magufuli Is Shaping East Africa's Geopolitics
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
At its inception, the Coalition of the Willing (CoW) was billed as the best alternative to the snail's pace push to integrate the East African Community. But the events of last week, which saw Tanzania snap the oil pipeline deal from Kenya, and is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
KCB Shareholders Approve Sh10 Billion Rights IssueKenya Commercial Bank Group shareholders on Friday gave the nod to the lender's
KCB Shareholders Approve Sh10 Billion Rights Issue
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kenya Commercial Bank Group shareholders on Friday gave the nod to the lender's plan to raise Sh10 billion through a rights issue to boost its capital levels. The cash call -- agreed on during the Annual General Meeting held in Nairobi -- is slated... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Key Agents of Industrial GrowthDar es Salaam — The Fifth Phase Government wants a new direction for the econom
Key Agents of Industrial Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Dar es Salaam — The Fifth Phase Government wants a new direction for the economy. It has pledged to commit its resources to inclusive economic growth - and this the new administration will achieve via an ambitious industrialisation drive. Already,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tanzania: The receding snows of KilimanjaroThe mountains of East Africa that inspired Hemingway are being dissolved by cli
Tanzania: The receding snows of Kilimanjaro
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
The mountains of East Africa that inspired Hemingway are being dissolved by climate change. Jason Patinkin reports. Mountain guides have reported the retreat of its glaciers and snowcap. Photo / 123RF When Kenyan mountaineer Nikunj Shah first... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How U.S. Aid Has Changed in the Wake of China's Growing InfluenceanalysisBy Kafayat Amusa, University of Pretoria, Nara Monkam, University of So
How U.S. Aid Has Changed in the Wake of China's Growing Influence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
analysisBy Kafayat Amusa, University of Pretoria, Nara Monkam, University of South Africa and Nicola Viegi The economic and political reach of the US, arguably the most visible and vocal Western country on the African continent, is gradually being... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Centrestage - Sauti Sol Setting New Standards in the IndustrySauti Sol, the country's most popular boy band, are possibly living their dream
Centrestage - Sauti Sol Setting New Standards in the Industry
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Sauti Sol, the country's most popular boy band, are possibly living their dream if the current sold-out shows and filled-up venues for their Live And Die in Afrika tour is anything to go by. Every imaginable thing that can enable them traverse the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda Looks to Tanzania for Rail Transport As Uganda Falters On SGRRwanda is in talks with Tanzania and Burundi for a shared standard gauge railwa
Rwanda Looks to Tanzania for Rail Transport As Uganda Falters On SGR
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Rwanda is in talks with Tanzania and Burundi for a shared standard gauge railway through the Central Corridor after it realised that Uganda was not prioritising the Kampala-Kigali connection that would have seen it transport its goods through... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CRDB Sets Aside 1 Billion/ - for E-Payment Campaignsensitization campaign using Tembo debit cards aiming at easing payments and ma
CRDB Sets Aside 1 Billion/ - for E-Payment Campaign
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
sensitization campaign using Tembo debit cards aiming at easing payments and maximizing government revenue collection. The campaign dubbed 'Win Big with TemboCard' is geared, among other things to change people cash payment culture to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Investment Centre Executive Director's Appointment RevokedPresident John Magufuli has revoked the appointment of Tanzania Investment Cent
Investment Centre Executive Director's Appointment Revoked
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
President John Magufuli has revoked the appointment of Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) Executive Director, Ms Juliet Kairuki, and appointed Mr Clifford Tandari as Acting Executive Director. The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Trade... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hackers leak stolen Kenyan foreign ministry documentsNAIROBI: Online activists who claim ties to Anonymous said on Thursday they had
Hackers leak stolen Kenyan foreign ministry documents
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
NAIROBI: Online activists who claim ties to Anonymous said on Thursday they had begun to leak documents from Kenya's foreign ministry as part of a campaign to expose government and corporate corruption across Africa. HackRead, a cyber security news... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hackers leak stolen Kenyan foreign ministry documentsNAIROBI: Online activists who claim ties to Anonymous said on Thursday they had
Hackers leak stolen Kenyan foreign ministry documents
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
NAIROBI: Online activists who claim ties to Anonymous said on Thursday they had begun to leak documents from Kenya's foreign ministry as part of a campaign to expose government and corporate corruption across Africa. HackRead, a cyber security news... Read more
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Swissinfo
Hackers leak stolen Kenyan foreign ministry documentsBy George Obulutsa NAIROBI (Reuters) - Online activists who claim ties to Anon
Hackers leak stolen Kenyan foreign ministry documents
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
By George Obulutsa NAIROBI (Reuters) - Online activists who claim ties to Anonymous said on Thursday they had begun to leak documents from Kenya's foreign ministry as part of a campaign to expose government and corporate corruption across... Read more
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Business Wire
New Mother’s Day Collection from (aden + anais)RED Continues the Fight for an AIDS-Free GenerationNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In honor of Mother’s Day, global baby brand aden + a
New Mother’s Day Collection from (aden + anais)RED Continues the Fight for an AIDS-Free Generation
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In honor of Mother’s Day, global baby brand aden + anais is ramping up its ongoing efforts to support (RED) and the critical work of the Global Fund to end mother-to-child HIV transmission. The newest (aden + anais)RED... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Gentleman's Club EAC Not for Wananchi'Dar es Salaam — The East Africa Community (EAC) is living on borrowed time and
'Gentleman's Club EAC Not for Wananchi'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Dar es Salaam — The East Africa Community (EAC) is living on borrowed time and faces a slow death if nothing is done to make it "people-centred", analysts warn. The regional bloc is yet to complete the integration process, even as new members are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Barclays Tanzania Picks New Chief ExecutiveBarclays Bank has appointed the Kenya Chief Operating Officer Abdi Mohamed to r
Barclays Tanzania Picks New Chief Executive
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Barclays Bank has appointed the Kenya Chief Operating Officer Abdi Mohamed to replace Kihara Maina, the managing director for the Tanzania subsidiary. Barclays Bank of Tanzania made the announcement Wednesday. "Mr Mohamed will be taking over from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Vodafone M-Pesa Reaches 25 Million Customers MilestoneVodafone M-Pesa now has more than 25 million active customers, marking another
Vodafone M-Pesa Reaches 25 Million Customers Milestone
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Vodafone M-Pesa now has more than 25 million active customers, marking another year of accelerated growth for the innovative mobile money transfer service, it was announced today. Across markets in Africa, Asia and Europe, active customers of M-Pesa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Barclays Chief Eyes Lender's African UnitA company set up by former Barclays head Bob Diamond on Tuesday confirmed that
Barclays Chief Eyes Lender's African Unit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
A company set up by former Barclays head Bob Diamond on Tuesday confirmed that it was preparing to bid for the UK-based bank's African operations. Mr Diamond's involvement in the consortium, which the Guardian and Financial Times newspapers say is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nation Abounds With More Tourist Attractions Yet to Be DiscoveredFull of wonder and harbouring a diversity of an unparalleled fauna and flora, T
Nation Abounds With More Tourist Attractions Yet to Be Discovered
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Full of wonder and harbouring a diversity of an unparalleled fauna and flora, Tanzania remains a unique destination on the African continent yet to be discovered by foreigners. Kilimanjaro, the highest permanently snow-capped free standing mountain... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
M-Pesa Reports 27 Percent Jump in Global Users to 25 MillionM-Pesa has reported a 27.1 per cent growth in its active users across Africa, A
M-Pesa Reports 27 Percent Jump in Global Users to 25 Million
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
M-Pesa has reported a 27.1 per cent growth in its active users across Africa, Asia and Europe in the year ended March 2016, hitting a total subscriber base of 25 million. British telco Vodafone, which owns 40 per cent of Safaricom, has been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda Remittances Hit Shs3.6 TrillionKampala — The East African member states have been told to develop a more vibra
Uganda Remittances Hit Shs3.6 Trillion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Kampala — The East African member states have been told to develop a more vibrant method that will accurately capture remittance inflows from community member nationals living and working abroad. The call was made by finance analysts in Kampala... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Helios Towers Tanzania Plans ExpansionHelios Towers Tanzania is planning to further expand its network of telecommuni
Helios Towers Tanzania Plans Expansion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Helios Towers Tanzania is planning to further expand its network of telecommunications towers across the country. The company has announced a 95 million US dollars upsizing of its syndicated term loan facility, led by Standard Bank Group, in order to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
General Tyre Revival Promises Huge Economic BenefitsTanzania is set to reap huge benefits from its General Tyre East Africa (GTEA)
General Tyre Revival Promises Huge Economic Benefits
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Tanzania is set to reap huge benefits from its General Tyre East Africa (GTEA) that is scheduled to start operations in the next fiscal year after the state's successful repossession. The government purchased 26 per cent shares worth 2.1bn/- from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Lynne Brown - Public Enterprises Dept Budget Vote 2016-17Honourable Ministers and Deputy Ministers [Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe]
Minister Lynne Brown - Public Enterprises Dept Budget Vote 2016-17
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Honourable Ministers and Deputy Ministers [Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe] Chief Executives and Senior Managers of State-Owned Companies South Africa continues to experience the effects of a global economic and fiscal crisis since 2008.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Clarion Call to Liberiansdetermined, courageous and united people can become triumphant over forces that
A Clarion Call to Liberians
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
determined, courageous and united people can become triumphant over forces that tend to impede human progressivism. The people of Vietnam, determined, conscious, and united demonstrated such axiom when they overpowered and crushed the most... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Helios Towers Tanzania Gets U.S.$95 Million Standard Bank LoanDar es Salaam — Helios Towers Tanzania (HTT) Limited, a subsidiary of Helios To
Helios Towers Tanzania Gets U.S.$95 Million Standard Bank Loan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Dar es Salaam — Helios Towers Tanzania (HTT) Limited, a subsidiary of Helios Towers Africa Limited, have borrowed $95 million from Standard Bank Group. The money is for further expansion of HTT's network of telecommunications towers across Tanzania... Read more
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TechCrunch
How social entrepreneurship is making a difference in the worldWe have grown accustomed to the Silicon Valley zeal driving startups to develop
How social entrepreneurship is making a difference in the world
TechCrunch / Posted 8 days ago
We have grown accustomed to the Silicon Valley zeal driving startups to develop new technologies that will disrupt the market in yet another way. On-demand apps like Uber are aimed at making our lives easier by saving us time and money. In other... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Diaspora Remittances to East Africa On the RiseEast African economies received more than $3.5 billion in diaspora remittances
Diaspora Remittances to East Africa On the Rise
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
East African economies received more than $3.5 billion in diaspora remittances in 2015, with the largest amounts being sent to Kenya and Uganda. Uganda posted the highest growth at 21 per cent, receiving over $1.1 billion, followed by Kenya with an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Network of Excellence On Land Governance in Africa - First Call for ScholarshipsAddis Ababa — The Land Policy Initiative (LPI) and the Government of Germany of
Network of Excellence On Land Governance in Africa - First Call for Scholarships
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Addis Ababa — The Land Policy Initiative (LPI) and the Government of Germany officially launched yesterday the Scholarship Programme for the Network of Excellence on Land Governance in Africa (NELGA), which will make available about 100 scholarships... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How to Make More Dangotes - Aliko Dangoteand create an economy that supports sustainable businesses, entrepreneurs must
How to Make More Dangotes - Aliko Dangote
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
and create an economy that supports sustainable businesses, entrepreneurs must cultivate a workable model that enables them not only to penetrate the local market but also to export their products to earn foreign exchange. This was the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
3D Printing Promises Dar Gainful Use of Plastic WasteDar es Salaam city produces 400 tonnes of plastic waste everyday which are neit
3D Printing Promises Dar Gainful Use of Plastic Waste
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Dar es Salaam city produces 400 tonnes of plastic waste everyday which are neither collected nor recycled, contributing to unhealthy environment. But now a pilot programme called ReFab is exploring ways of using plastic waste to power... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mobile Phone Firm Proud of Unbridled GrowthTanzania has in its 50 plus years of existence seen numerous revolutions like t
Mobile Phone Firm Proud of Unbridled Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Tanzania has in its 50 plus years of existence seen numerous revolutions like the shift away from socialism, nationalization to privatization but nothing so far has taken the country by storm more like the coming of mobile phones in the early... Read more
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International Business Times
Former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond teams up with Carlyle to bid for British bank's Africa business Former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond has tied up with the Carlyle Group, an American
Former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond teams up with Carlyle to bid for British bank's Africa business
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
Former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond has tied up with the Carlyle Group, an American private equity and alternative asset management company, to prepare a joint bid for the British bank's Africa business. The move is expected to benefit Diamond as it will... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Usosa Election - Chidi Odinkalu VS Lawrence Wilbert - - Live UpdatesGood morning from the main auditorium of the National University Commission hea
The Usosa Election - Chidi Odinkalu VS Lawrence Wilbert - - Live Updates
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Good morning from the main auditorium of the National University Commission headquarters in Abuja, venue of this year's Unity Schools Old Students Association 30th plenary session. It's from here that PREMIUM TIMES will be bringing you live updates... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mandela University Wins Hefty WB PrizeArusha — THE Arusha-based, Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Tech
Mandela University Wins Hefty WB Prize
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Arusha — THE Arusha-based, Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) has managed to win the chance to establish two research centres under the World Bank (WB), program known as African Centres of Excellence. According to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shilling Lost Battle, Goes Down 0.3 PercentThe shilling lost battle on Wednesday by going down 0.3 per cent after holding
Shilling Lost Battle, Goes Down 0.3 Percent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The shilling lost battle on Wednesday by going down 0.3 per cent after holding steadily against the US dollar in the last two months. The pressure on the shilling started early this week as demand from manufacturers and oil importers unmatched... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Moving Away From Africa's Oil AddictionThe year 2015 has been an annus horribilis for several economies in Africa. Fir
Moving Away From Africa's Oil Addiction
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The year 2015 has been an annus horribilis for several economies in Africa. First, currencies across the board have depreciated dramatically against the dollar. Second, prices of almost all major commodities have crashed, which has had huge impact on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Maintains Lead in Regional Infrastructure Projectswater projects compared to Ethiopia's 12 projects, according to a report by con
Kenya Maintains Lead in Regional Infrastructure Projects
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
water projects compared to Ethiopia's 12 projects, according to a report by consultancy Deloitte. Large projects have in the last three years taken up to 20 per cent of all capital investment in Africa and were worth $569 billion, mainly funded... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Scrap Counterproductive Tax IncentivesForeign Direct Investments (FDI) is capital injection by an entity based in ano
Scrap Counterproductive Tax Incentives
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) is capital injection by an entity based in another country to one in a foreign territory. FDI thus accelerates economic growth, productivity, international trade, resource transfer, employment and infrastructure... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Appraising Nigeria's Ranking On Ease of Doing BusinessNosa Alekhuogie takes a look at the verdict of a delegation from the World Bank
Appraising Nigeria's Ranking On Ease of Doing Business
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Nosa Alekhuogie takes a look at the verdict of a delegation from the World Bank on the ease of doing business in Nigeria. Last week, officials of the World Bank paid a visit to the Nigerian Shippers' Council (NSC) and made a damming verdict on the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MobiPay and Agano Safi Receive Licence in TanzaniaMobiPay, in a joint venture with Agano Safi, will start operating in Tanzania a
MobiPay and Agano Safi Receive Licence in Tanzania
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
MobiPay, in a joint venture with Agano Safi, will start operating in Tanzania after having received a digital payment services licence. MobiPay is a Namibian company founded in 2009 and licensed by the Bank of Namibia in 2010 as a payment instrument... Read more
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