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AllAfrica.com
Doubts Increase Over Falling Revenue, Region's Ability to Repay Rising DebtsEast African countries are faced with spiralling debt and narrowing funding opt
Doubts Increase Over Falling Revenue, Region's Ability to Repay Rising Debts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
East African countries are faced with spiralling debt and narrowing funding options due to limited domestic revenue sources and the unpredictability of key donors. Moreover, borrowing costs are likely to be higher than in recent years in the face of... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Ncube: How we lost our cash reservescities – Harare, Gweru, Mutare and Bulawayo. Such errands are not just about my
Ncube: How we lost our cash reserves
New Zimbabwe / Posted yesterday
cities – Harare, Gweru, Mutare and Bulawayo. Such errands are not just about my legal practice. If you are a serious leader of a national political party, you need to maintain a vigil of physical contact as often as possible in the area bound by the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AfDB Approves U.S.$ 245 Million to Finance Uganda-Rwanda Transport Project and Boosts Regional Trade in East AfricaOn Wednesday, June 22, 2016, the African Development Bank approved USD 245 mill
AfDB Approves U.S.$ 245 Million to Finance Uganda-Rwanda Transport Project and Boosts Regional Trade in East Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
On Wednesday, June 22, 2016, the African Development Bank approved USD 245 million in loans and grants to the Governments of Uganda and Rwanda to finance a transport project that will boost regional trade and decongest traffic from Kampala (Busega)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Ministerial Forum Stresses Urgency to Accelerate ICT Integration in Education to Achieve Africa's Agenda 2063 and the SDGsThe Second African Ministerial Forum on the integration of information and comm
African Ministerial Forum Stresses Urgency to Accelerate ICT Integration in Education to Achieve Africa's Agenda 2063 and the SDGs
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Second African Ministerial Forum on the integration of information and communications technology (ICT) in education and training under the theme: 'Advancing inclusive knowledge societies in Africa to implement Africa's Agenda 2063 and the SDGs'... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ACCF Grants U.S.$0.8 Million to Enhance Climate Finance Readiness in Côte d'Ivoire and to Make Two Transboundary Projects Climate-ResilientThe Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF) announced on May 3 the approval of two te
ACCF Grants U.S.$0.8 Million to Enhance Climate Finance Readiness in Côte d'Ivoire and to Make Two Transboundary Projects Climate-Resilient
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF) announced on May 3 the approval of two technical assistance projects totaling US $0,8 million that will strengthen the capacity of Côte d'Ivoire to access climate finance and integrate climate resilience into two... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Frustration fuels protest and violenceDispatchLIVEXenophobic attacks and the call to remove colonial statues signify frustration
Frustration fuels protest and violenceDispatchLIVE
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Xenophobic attacks and the call to remove colonial statues signify frustration linked to economic exclusion, speakers at the 100th University of Fort Hare (UFH)-Daily Dispatch Dialogue said. They were speaking in the Guild Theatre on Monday... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mwanza Out of Inter-Cities BasketballMwanza — Mwanza has confirmed that it won't participate at the forthcoming East
Mwanza Out of Inter-Cities Basketball
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Mwanza — Mwanza has confirmed that it won't participate at the forthcoming East and Central Africa Inter-cities basketball tournament, which will be held in Nairobi, Kenya from July 24th to 29th this year. Speaking about the decision to pull out of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MyBucks Lists On Frankfurt Stock ExchangeMyBucks SA, a Luxembourg-based FinTech company, that holds the three brands Get
MyBucks Lists On Frankfurt Stock Exchange
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
MyBucks SA, a Luxembourg-based FinTech company, that holds the three brands GetBucks, GetSure and GetBanked listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange yesterday after a successful Initial Public Offer. MyBucks, through GetBucks is the parent company of... Read more
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dna
With refugees here to stay, hosts get help to make them an assetWith hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees risking their lives trying to rea
With refugees here to stay, hosts get help to make them an asset
dna / Posted yesterday
With hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees risking their lives trying to reach Europe in the last couple of years, wealthy governments have woken up to the need to do more than simply provide food, tents and emergency medical care. And a growing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ecobank Launches "Move on Up" Consumer CampaignThe Ecobank Group has launched a new fully integrated consumer advertising camp
Ecobank Launches "Move on Up" Consumer Campaign
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Ecobank Group has launched a new fully integrated consumer advertising campaign – Move on Up – centered on the bank’s drive to ensure that consumers have world-class accessible and convenient digital banking solutions across Africa. The bank... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Stop the Bleeding' UpdatesEditor's Note "A new report by Tax Justice Network-Africa and ActionAid says t
'Stop the Bleeding' Updates
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Editor's Note "A new report by Tax Justice Network-Africa and ActionAid says that East African countries (Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda) are losing approximately $2 billion a year of revenue each year by granting tax incentives to multinational... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ecobank Committed to its Existing Network of CountriesThe following statement seeks to clarify enquiries received following recent me
Ecobank Committed to its Existing Network of Countries
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The following statement seeks to clarify enquiries received following recent media reports that the Ecobank Group may be closing some of its subsidiaries that are not profitable. “Ecobank is currently reviewing its business model to ensure that it... Read more
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iol.co.za
Taxing the informal sector may prove costlyper year. It requires businesses to submit annual sales receipts and invoices,
Taxing the informal sector may prove costly
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
per year. It requires businesses to submit annual sales receipts and invoices, cashbook, daily sales summaries and bank statements. This year Kenya wants to expand ToT to include informal traders and commuting services, essentially bringing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Empowering Telecom Service Providers in Rural AreasElectrical Engineer from Sincro Sitewatch Ltd, who are the Maintenance Contract
Empowering Telecom Service Providers in Rural Areas
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Electrical Engineer from Sincro Sitewatch Ltd, who are the Maintenance Contractors for Tigo Tanzania, Joamaka Kapusi explains to the Universal Communications Services Access Fund (UCSAF) CEO Eng Peter Ulanga (third left) and Board Members on the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Newly-Appointed Ports Authority Board Aims Higher Revenue Collection TargetThe newly-appointed Board of Directors of the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) ha
Newly-Appointed Ports Authority Board Aims Higher Revenue Collection Target
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The newly-appointed Board of Directors of the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) has been directed to increase ports revenue to one trillion/- from 623bn/- collected annually and stem all rot that have led to inefficiency at the ports. The directive was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Bank 's China Warning DismissedDar es Salaam — While a recent warning to Tanzania by the World Bank over the c
World Bank 's China Warning Dismissed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Dar es Salaam — While a recent warning to Tanzania by the World Bank over the cozying up to China has sparked a backlash from some quarters, it has also re-ignited debate on the sustainability of the country's Look East policy. Industry stakeholders... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dar Bank Takes CRB Chair to Court Over Unpaid LoanThe Commercial Bank of Africa (Tanzania) Limited has filed a suit before the Hi
Dar Bank Takes CRB Chair to Court Over Unpaid Loan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Commercial Bank of Africa (Tanzania) Limited has filed a suit before the High Court against Board Chairperson with Contractors Registration Board (CRB), Ms Consolata Ngimbwa, and four other defendants, demanding repayment of over 885m/- loan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Barclays Launches New Branch in MwanzaBarclays Bank opened a new state-of-the-art branch in Mwanza as it seeks to ext
Barclays Launches New Branch in Mwanza
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Barclays Bank opened a new state-of-the-art branch in Mwanza as it seeks to extend foothold in the mineral rich Lake Zone region. Speaking at the opening, the Managing Director of Barclays Bank Tanzania, Abdi Mohamed, said the opening of the new... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Bank Lowers Projected Sub-Saharan Economic GrowthKampala — The World Bank has lowered sub-Saharan Africa economic growth for 201
World Bank Lowers Projected Sub-Saharan Economic Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Kampala — The World Bank has lowered sub-Saharan Africa economic growth for 2016 to 2.5 per cent, from an earlier estimated 3.0 per cent in 2015, as low commodity prices and slowdown in global economy continues to hit the region hard. Similarly, in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dr Kimei Aims Higher After Winning Top Award in Banking LeadershipCRDB Bank Managing Director, Dr Charles Kimei, recently received East Africa Li
Dr Kimei Aims Higher After Winning Top Award in Banking Leadership
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
CRDB Bank Managing Director, Dr Charles Kimei, recently received East Africa Life Time Achievement Award in banking sector, in recognition of more than 30 years of outstanding contribution to the banking and financial sector in Tanzania and the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Bank Governors Meet Over Chinese Yuan's Inclusion Into IMF Reserve CurrenciesFourteen Central Banks governors from eastern and southern African countries wi
Africa Bank Governors Meet Over Chinese Yuan's Inclusion Into IMF Reserve Currencies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Fourteen Central Banks governors from eastern and southern African countries will meet in Tanzania on Monday to among other things discuss on the impact of the Chinese yuan's inclusion into the basket of reserve currencies of the International... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Growth Falls to 1.7 PercentKampala — Strong GDP growth in Africa has masked disappointing productivity, ac
Africa Growth Falls to 1.7 Percent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Kampala — Strong GDP growth in Africa has masked disappointing productivity, according to The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW's) latest Economic Insight: Africa Quarter 2 report. Uganda in particular has seen a lower... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Five Percent of Tanzania's Forex Reserve to Be in Chinese CurrencyDar es Salaam — The Bank of Tanzania governor, Prof Benno Ndulu, said the gover
Five Percent of Tanzania's Forex Reserve to Be in Chinese Currency
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Dar es Salaam — The Bank of Tanzania governor, Prof Benno Ndulu, said the government's decision to set aside five per cent of foreign currency reserve in Chinese currency, Yuan has widened opportunity for reaping more benefits from bilateral trade... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chinese Yuan Glitters in Eastern, Southern AfricaChinese currency the Yaun (file photo). The central banks in Eastern and South
Chinese Yuan Glitters in Eastern, Southern Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Chinese currency the Yaun (file photo). The central banks in Eastern and Southern Africa have started giving the Chinese Renminbi (Yuan) due consideration as both reserve, investment and settlement currency. This came as some 20 governors and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Oblique Angle - Time, Customer Care in TanzaniaTime management remains a very critical issue in most parts of Africa, Tanzania
Oblique Angle - Time, Customer Care in Tanzania
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Time management remains a very critical issue in most parts of Africa, Tanzania in particular. Time flies. We live in the world of multi-tasking. Time is becoming rarer. Yet, some individuals and institutions don't seem to get this to their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why We Need More Data to Analyze Urbanization in Africa - Albert Zeufack, Chief Economist World Bank"Big data isn't the answer to all our problems, but several talks have shown th
Why We Need More Data to Analyze Urbanization in Africa - Albert Zeufack, Chief Economist World Bank
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
"Big data isn't the answer to all our problems, but several talks have shown that it has real untapped potential... " This speech reproduced as presented by Albert Zeufack, Chief Economist for Africa Region, the World Bank as presented at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ETI Concludes 2016 AGM Declares Dividend of USD 48.2 MillionEcobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), parent company of the pan - African E
ETI Concludes 2016 AGM Declares Dividend of USD 48.2 Million
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), parent company of the pan - African Ecobank Group, today concluded its 28th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and a separate Extraordinary Meeting at the company’s head office in Lome. ETI declared a dividend of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Move By the Central Bank to Regulate Mobile Services LaudedThe move by the Central Bank to regulate companies providing mobile financial s
Move By the Central Bank to Regulate Mobile Services Lauded
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The move by the Central Bank to regulate companies providing mobile financial services in the country starting next month have been welcomed with open arms by different stakeholders. A rice wholesaler in Sinza, Mr Godfrey Mangi, said that the move... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Bank Funds Poverty Alleviation BidMore than 6.6 million Tanzanian citizens falling in the extreme poor and food-i
World Bank Funds Poverty Alleviation Bid
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
More than 6.6 million Tanzanian citizens falling in the extreme poor and food-insecure category will have their livelihoods improved with the additional financing of $200 million (400bn/-) approved by the World Bank. A statement issued by the World... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Development Programme to Improve Employment for 30,000 YouthAt least 30,000 youth will benefit from a new skills improvement programme that
Development Programme to Improve Employment for 30,000 Youth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
At least 30,000 youth will benefit from a new skills improvement programme that will promote the expansion as well as the quality of skills development opportunities in key economic sectors in Tanzania. A statement issued by the World Bank said that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Social Institutions Want Violence Against Children StoppedA social institutions known as Happy Children Tanzania (HCT) yesterday organise
Social Institutions Want Violence Against Children Stopped
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
A social institutions known as Happy Children Tanzania (HCT) yesterday organised a festival at Mwembeyanga grounds, Temeke District in Dar es Salaam Region to encourage communities to fight violence against children in the country. Speaking to... Read more
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asianage
Mamta Kulkarni key accused in India’s biggest drug bustMamta Kulkarni and Vicky Goswami The Thane police on Saturday has named former
Mamta Kulkarni key accused in India’s biggest drug bust
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
Mamta Kulkarni and Vicky Goswami The Thane police on Saturday has named former actor Mamta Kulkarni as one of the key accused in a multi-crore drug racket linked to drug baron Vicky Goswami, claiming that she was actively involved in the illicit... Read more
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asianage
Mamta Kulkarni key accused in India's biggest drug bustMamta Kulkarni and Vicky Goswami The Thane police on Saturday has named former
Mamta Kulkarni key accused in India's biggest drug bust
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
Mamta Kulkarni and Vicky Goswami The Thane police on Saturday has named former actor Mamta Kulkarni as one of the key accused in a multi-crore drug racket linked to drug baron Vicky Goswami, claiming that she was actively involved in the illicit... Read more
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Business Standard India
Land lease for farming abroad remains on paperIndia’s plan to lease farm land in Mozambique, Tanzania and Malawi to grow puls
Land lease for farming abroad remains on paper
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
India’s plan to lease farm land in Mozambique, Tanzania and Malawi to grow pulses for domestic consumers is not the first such project and all such attempt in the past have not yielded desired results due to high cost of investment, poor law and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
From Ethiopian Solidarity to Palestinian Solidarity - Petitioning for an International Volunteer ArmyIn the 1930s, there was a global Pan African movement for a volunteer army that
From Ethiopian Solidarity to Palestinian Solidarity - Petitioning for an International Volunteer Army
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
In the 1930s, there was a global Pan African movement for a volunteer army that petitioned Haile Selassie to fight Benito Mussolini's fascist Italy in occupied Ethiopia. What can this historical Ethiopia solidarity movement tell us about Palestine... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Canadian Firms Rob Africa As NGOs Preach CharityWhile Canadian companies exploit African resources for their own benefit, this
Canadian Firms Rob Africa As NGOs Preach Charity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
While Canadian companies exploit African resources for their own benefit, this country's charities call on us to join Africa "hope" walks. Last week Toronto-based Lundin Mining hired the Bank of Montreal to help it decide what to do with its stake... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Building Africa's Energy Grid Can Be Green, Smart and AffordablePemba, Zambia — It's just after two p.m. on a sunny Saturday and 51-year-old Mo
Building Africa's Energy Grid Can Be Green, Smart and Affordable
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Pemba, Zambia — It's just after two p.m. on a sunny Saturday and 51-year-old Moses Kasoka is seated outside the grass-thatched hut which serves both as his kitchen and bedroom. Physically challenged since birth, Kasoka has but one option for... Read more
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DW
Polish tractors plowing a furrow to Africa |The latest Ursus deal worth $50 million (44 million euros) provides for the del
Polish tractors plowing a furrow to Africa |
DW / Posted 8 days ago
The latest Ursus deal worth $50 million (44 million euros) provides for the delivery of 2,400 tractors, tools and spare parts and includes equipping an assembly hall and service centers located in Tanzania. It's Ursus' third deal in Africa. "We... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Meet Nigerians Who Got International RecognitionNgozi Adichie,Ahmadu Bello (top) and Philip Emeagwali, Agbani Darego and Abubak
Meet Nigerians Who Got International Recognition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Ngozi Adichie,Ahmadu Bello (top) and Philip Emeagwali, Agbani Darego and Abubakar Tafawa Balewa. Since inception of Nigeria as an independent geopolitical entity we have had Nigerians who have distinguished themselves in various areas of... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Bones of gold: 'You never know when someone will kidnap you'​ Dangerous myths persist about people living with albinism, but a community i
Bones of gold: 'You never know when someone will kidnap you'
Mail & Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
​ Dangerous myths persist about people living with albinism, but a community in Malawi has had enough. A group of children shout excitedly as they chase after the car passing on a gravel... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Leading in Africa: UBA to Expand Footprint to 25 African CountriesGroup Chairman Elumelu reconfirms Africa network as strategic priority, pledges
Leading in Africa: UBA to Expand Footprint to 25 African Countries
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Group Chairman Elumelu reconfirms Africa network as strategic priority, pledges further capital for African growth The United Bank for Africa (UBA) recently held its inaugural Senior Leadership Forum, reflecting the strategic importance and growth... Read more
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DW
Polish tractors ploughing a furrow to Africa |The latest deal worth $50-million (44-million-euro) provides for the delivery o
Polish tractors ploughing a furrow to Africa |
DW / Posted 9 days ago
The latest deal worth $50-million (44-million-euro) provides for the delivery of 2,400 tractors, tools and spare parts and includes equipping an assembly hall and service centres located in Tanzania. It's Ursus' third deal in Africa. "We believe... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Road safety: the global health issue that's been ignored for too longThis global health emergency is finally starting to get the attention it deserv
Road safety: the global health issue that's been ignored for too long
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 9 days ago
This global health emergency is finally starting to get the attention it deserves. We’re in the midst of the UN’s Decade of Action for Road Safety, which lasts until 2020; and in April, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution to improve road... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Businesses Enjoy Reliable Power Supplybriefing journalists. Moshi — For a long time, Hans Said's block production wa
Businesses Enjoy Reliable Power Supply
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
briefing journalists. Moshi — For a long time, Hans Said's block production was limited to at most 700 pieces a day as the activity was affected by power interruptions. The Majani ya Chai-based entrepreneur could neither meet his customers'... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full listThe full list of the 771 recipients of the Queen's Birthday honours 2016. COMP
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full list
Kiama Independent / Posted 9 days ago
The full list of the 771 recipients of the Queen's Birthday honours 2016. COMPANION (AC) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA Professor Brian David Anderson Red Hill, ACT. For eminent service to information and communications... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chinese Success Story Against Drought Good Lesson for DarLooking back through the history of biological evolution and human civilisation
Chinese Success Story Against Drought Good Lesson for Dar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Looking back through the history of biological evolution and human civilisation, drought not only claimed lives of various creatures but also impeded the development of human civilisation. Mycenae, one of the cultural centres of Ancient Greece,... Read more
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Calcutta News
Israel accuses UNHRC of having obsessive and compulsive disorder GENEVA, Switzerland - The Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Human Righ
Israel accuses UNHRC of having obsessive and compulsive disorder
Calcutta News / Posted 10 days ago
GENEVA, Switzerland - The Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council has launched an unprecedented attack on the body, arguing it has "an obsessive, compulsive... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
China's Victory Against Drought a Good Lesson for TanzaniaLooking back on the history of biological evolution and human civilization, dro
China's Victory Against Drought a Good Lesson for Tanzania
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Looking back on the history of biological evolution and human civilization, drought not only claimed lives of various creatures but also impeded the development of human civilization. Mycenae, one of the cultural centers of Ancient Greece, which had... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CRDB Plans Holding Company to Oversee Subsidiaries After ExpansionRDB Bank Managing Director, Dr Charles Kimei (center). CRDB Bank is planning t
CRDB Plans Holding Company to Oversee Subsidiaries After Expansion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
RDB Bank Managing Director, Dr Charles Kimei (center). CRDB Bank is planning to establish a holding company to oversee its subsidiaries after expanding operation outside the country. This came after the bank now envisage crossing to Lubumbashi in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Speech Delivered By President Akinwumi At the 7th African Agricultural Science WeekGood morning Your Excellency President Paul Kagame ably represented by the Prim
Speech Delivered By President Akinwumi At the 7th African Agricultural Science Week
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Good morning Your Excellency President Paul Kagame ably represented by the Prime Minister, Honorable Anastase Murekezi, the AU Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology, H.E. Martial de Paul Ikounga, the EU Representative in Rwanda,... Read more
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