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Unpaid Water, Electricity and Phone Bills Will Deny You Credit Starting 2017Failure to pay electricity, water and telephone bills could now land Kenyans on
Unpaid Water, Electricity and Phone Bills Will Deny You Credit Starting 2017
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
Failure to pay electricity, water and telephone bills could now land Kenyans on the list of defaulters at the credit reference bureau and deny them access to loans. The noose is tightening on bad debtors, with settling of Sacco loans now also added... Read more
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Kenyan Banks Lead Mortgage Lending in TanzaniaFive Kenya-based banks account for the lion share of the mortgage finance marke
Kenyan Banks Lead Mortgage Lending in Tanzania
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Five Kenya-based banks account for the lion share of the mortgage finance market in Tanzania, results of a study by the country's sector regulator shows. Equity Bank Tanzania was the market leader in mortgage financing in the second quarter... Read more
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Why Tanzania Financial Inclusion Has Hit 32%As a result of existing efforts to expand digital payments, Tanzania has alread
Why Tanzania Financial Inclusion Has Hit 32%
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
As a result of existing efforts to expand digital payments, Tanzania has already become one of the countries with the highest annual growth rates for financial inclusion, registering 32 percent year-over-year between 2011 and 2014 according to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Bank, Lecturer Lock Horns On Shilling StabilityDar es Salaam — A reduction in the value of imports sound liquidity management
National Bank, Lecturer Lock Horns On Shilling Stability
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Dar es Salaam — A reduction in the value of imports sound liquidity management in the economy have stablised the shilling in the last six months of this year, the central bank has said. The shilling exchanged at the rate of between Sh2,180 and... Read more
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'Nyerere United Tanzanians, Championed Transfer to Dodoma'Mzee Cleopa Msuya stresses a point during his interview with the ‘Daily News’ a
'Nyerere United Tanzanians, Championed Transfer to Dodoma'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Mzee Cleopa Msuya stresses a point during his interview with the ‘Daily News’ and ‘HabariLeo’ at his Upanga residence in Dar es Salaam recently. Retired but not tired is the best description for 84-year old former Prime Minister Cleopa David Msuya... Read more
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Lessons of Ethiopia's Development Modelrapid economic growth, reduced poverty,and improved social welfare."- IMF McKi
Lessons of Ethiopia's Development Model
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
rapid economic growth, reduced poverty,and improved social welfare."- IMF McKinsey recently released a Report on "Lions on the Move II: Realizing the Potential of Africa's Economies." In the Report, McKinsey categorised African countries into... Read more
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iol.co.za
Obama’s Africa power plan falls short“If you look today at the number of megawatts that are actually on the grid dir
Obama’s Africa power plan falls short
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
“If you look today at the number of megawatts that are actually on the grid directly related to the Power Africa initiative, it is very little,” John Rice, vice-chairman of General Electric, said in May at the World Economic Forum in Kigali,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Case for Tanzania Adopting Advance Pricing AgreementIt now seems like every other day some tax related, usually transfer pricing, i
Case for Tanzania Adopting Advance Pricing Agreement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
It now seems like every other day some tax related, usually transfer pricing, issue makes the big headlines. Three weeks ago, the European Commission ruled that Ireland granted undue tax benefits of up to €13 billion to Apple. The exact term the EC... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Obama - Africa Wants Trade, Not AidWhile there may be conflicts, poverty and disease in Africa, President Barack O
Obama - Africa Wants Trade, Not Aid
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
While there may be conflicts, poverty and disease in Africa, President Barack Obama says the broader trajectory of the continent is unmistakable: “Africa is on the move." At the U.S.-Africa Business Forum in New York, Obama said Africa is "home to... Read more
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Remarks by President Obama at the U.S.-Africa Business ForumPRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, good morning, everybody! Let me begin by thanking Mayor
Remarks by President Obama at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, good morning, everybody! Let me begin by thanking Mayor Bloomberg -- not just for the introduction but for the incredible work that Bloomberg Philanthropies is doing, not just in helping this event but for all the work that... Read more
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Obama: Africa Wants Trade, Not AidNEW YORK — While there may be conflicts, poverty and disease in Africa, Preside
Obama: Africa Wants Trade, Not Aid
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
NEW YORK — While there may be conflicts, poverty and disease in Africa, President Barack Obama says the broader trajectory of the continent is unmistakable: “Africa is on the move." At the U.S.-Africa Business Forum in New York, Obama said Africa is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Media Agency (AMA) Launches U.S.-Africa Business DistributionOn the occasion of the second U.S.-Africa Business Forum, AMA announced the lau
African Media Agency (AMA) Launches U.S.-Africa Business Distribution
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
On the occasion of the second U.S.-Africa Business Forum, AMA announced the launch of a new press release distribution channel that will enable African companies and governments to efficiently and effectively communicate with the media in the U.S.,... Read more
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Power Africa Announces More Than $1 Billion in New Commitments at the US-Africa Business ForumNew York, NY - At the U.S. - Africa Business Forum, the U.S. Government and its
Power Africa Announces More Than $1 Billion in New Commitments at the US-Africa Business Forum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
New York, NY - At the U.S. - Africa Business Forum, the U.S. Government and its Power Africa partners announced several new milestones across dozens of energy projects and transactions. These commitments -- totaling more than $1 billion worth of debt... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ma Scholastica's Efforts in the Fight Against Malnutritionon digital and higher level competences and skills. It follows our investment i
Ma Scholastica's Efforts in the Fight Against Malnutrition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
on digital and higher level competences and skills. It follows our investment in "gray matter infrastructure" is perhaps the most important one we can make. In too many low-and middle income countries, children are disadvantaged before they even... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Development Bank Reiterates Commitment to Support Women's Empowerment in the SahelThe African Development Bank has reiterated its commitment to support women's e
African Development Bank Reiterates Commitment to Support Women's Empowerment in the Sahel
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The African Development Bank has reiterated its commitment to support women's empowerment and creation of employment opportunities for the women and youth in the Sahel. Speaking during a high-level side event convened by the Government of Burkina... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zanzibar Water and Sanitation Project - Improving Lives in Rural Communitiescattle - which was quite difficult without access to clean water. It's such a r
Zanzibar Water and Sanitation Project - Improving Lives in Rural Communities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
cattle - which was quite difficult without access to clean water. It's such a relief," Zuena, a farmer from Machui, said of the African Development Bank's Zanzibar Water and Sanitation Project, completed in 2015. Her household recently benefited... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Report Which Suggested Ugandan Men are More Productive Rejectedactivists have rejected a new United Nations' report which suggests that Uganda
UN Report Which Suggested Ugandan Men are More Productive Rejected
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
activists have rejected a new United Nations' report which suggests that Ugandan men are more productive in contributing to the agricultural sector than women. A UN Women and United Nations Development Programme report launched yesterday, indicates... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Solar Energy Gains Tractkions with InvestorsOn September 21, the Department of Commerce and Bloomberg Philanthropies are ho
Solar Energy Gains Tractkions with Investors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
On September 21, the Department of Commerce and Bloomberg Philanthropies are hosting the second U.S.-Africa Business Forum. Building on the forum in 2014, this year’s meeting again hosts heads of state, U.S. CEOs, and African business leaders, but... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New IPOs Fail to Make It to Regional BoursesThe Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda bourses have failed to attract new initial public
New IPOs Fail to Make It to Regional Bourses
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda bourses have failed to attract new initial public offerings in the past nine months, exposing the markets to liquidity problems. The Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) has three IPOs in the pipeline, but so far none of them has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya or Somalia - Who Owns the Sea?For years, Kenya and Somalia have argued over where their maritime boundary in
Kenya or Somalia - Who Owns the Sea?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
For years, Kenya and Somalia have argued over where their maritime boundary in the Indian Ocean runs. The International Court of Justice in The Hague could now decide who owns the sea, a decision that will only suit one. A narrow triangle off the... Read more
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DW
Kenya or Somalia: Who owns the sea and what lies beneath? |A narrow triangle off the coast of Africa, in the Indian Ocean, about 100,000 s
Kenya or Somalia: Who owns the sea and what lies beneath? |
DW / Posted 6 days ago
A narrow triangle off the coast of Africa, in the Indian Ocean, about 100,000 square kilometers (62,000 square miles), is the bone of contention between neighboring Kenya and Somalia. Both countries want the area because it supposedly has a large... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Quake Donors Cautioned to Avoid Religious BiasAs different humanitarian kinds of assistance keep flowing in for the quake vic
Quake Donors Cautioned to Avoid Religious Bias
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
As different humanitarian kinds of assistance keep flowing in for the quake victims, the authorities have cautioned donors planning to dish out aid not to do so with religious bias, but indiscriminately to victims of all religious groups. Kagera... Read more
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DW
UN-backed report calls for investment to educate poor children of the world |A new UN-backed report says the education chasm between children in rich and po
UN-backed report calls for investment to educate poor children of the world |
DW / Posted 6 days ago
A new UN-backed report says the education chasm between children in rich and poor countries is already yawning. It warns it will only grow wider unless definitive action is taken to invest in global education. The International Commission on... Read more
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Philly.com
Loans to EmpowerWhen they founded a group for women over 50, Linda Resnick, Bobbie Gohn, and Te
Loans to Empower
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
When they founded a group for women over 50, Linda Resnick, Bobbie Gohn, and Terri Gelberg shared an interest in travel and empowerment. The question: how to combine those passions? So in 2007, the three formed WIL of Greater Philadelphia for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania/Congo- Tanzania's Serengeti Boys Line Up for Congo ScalpTanzania is all set for Congo and are hoping to bank on home advantage when the
Tanzania/Congo- Tanzania's Serengeti Boys Line Up for Congo Scalp
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Tanzania is all set for Congo and are hoping to bank on home advantage when they play host to the latter in the first leg of the third and final round of the qualifiers on Sunday in Dar es Salaam. The Serengeti Boys booked their place at the final... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zanzibar Water and Sanitation Project: Improving Lives in Rural Communitiescattle – which was quite difficult without access to clean water. It’s such a r
Zanzibar Water and Sanitation Project: Improving Lives in Rural Communities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
cattle – which was quite difficult without access to clean water. It’s such a relief,” Zuena, a farmer from Machui, said of the African Development Bank’s Zanzibar Water and Sanitation Project, completed in 2015. Her household recently benefited... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
High Stakes for US-Africa Business Forum In New YorkProgress in U.S.-Africa trade and investment initiatives So where do U.S.-supp
High Stakes for US-Africa Business Forum In New York
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Progress in U.S.-Africa trade and investment initiatives So where do U.S.-supported economic goals in Africa stand two years after the inaugural forum? To answer this question, we examine some of the commitments made at the 2014 forum and discuss... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Expert Seeks Migration From MM to Digital Financial ServicesEmmanuel Okoegwale, Principal Associate, Mobilemoney Africa, has urged Central
Expert Seeks Migration From MM to Digital Financial Services
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Emmanuel Okoegwale, Principal Associate, Mobilemoney Africa, has urged Central Bank of Nigeria and licensed mobile money operators in the country to move away from mobile money services delivery to digital financial services. According to him,... Read more
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DW
Kenya or Somalia: Who owns the sea? |A narrow triangle off the coast of Africa, in the Indian Ocean, about 100,000 s
Kenya or Somalia: Who owns the sea? |
DW / Posted 8 days ago
A narrow triangle off the coast of Africa, in the Indian Ocean, about 100,000 square kilometers (62,000 square miles), is the bone of contention between neighboring Kenya and Somalia. Both countries want the area because it supposedly has a large... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Kenyatta Secures Deal for KCB Entry Into Somalia After VisitKenya's biggest bank by assets, KCB, is set to finally get a foothold in Somali
President Kenyatta Secures Deal for KCB Entry Into Somalia After Visit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Kenya's biggest bank by assets, KCB, is set to finally get a foothold in Somalia after President Uhuru Kenyatta secured the lender's entry into the neighbouring country during his Tuesday visit to Mogadishu. State House Nairobi said in a statement... Read more
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We Are Very Interested in Women - EFInAEnhancing Financial Innovation and Access (EFInA) a development finance company
We Are Very Interested in Women - EFInA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Enhancing Financial Innovation and Access (EFInA) a development finance company said that it is focused on making the Nigeria financial system work better with a very strong interest in women. In this interview, Chief Executive Officer of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deloitte Seeks Answers for Tanzania Unemployed GraduatesDar es Salaam — Deloitte East Africa is seeking practical solutions to youth un
Deloitte Seeks Answers for Tanzania Unemployed Graduates
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Dar es Salaam — Deloitte East Africa is seeking practical solutions to youth unemployment through training unemployed graduates who are hunting for jobs without innovative ideas to become jobs generators for themselves and others. The Deloitte... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Must Lead in Rand PricingGovernment departments should take the leading role in pricing goods and servic
Govt Must Lead in Rand Pricing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Government departments should take the leading role in pricing goods and services in South African rand if Zimbabwe is to realise an increase in tourist arrivals, analysts have said.Industry players have also argued that Government entities such as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Monetary Union 'a Threat' to EAC ProjectsKampala — Mega infrastructure projects in East Africa may stop once the monetar
Monetary Union 'a Threat' to EAC Projects
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Kampala — Mega infrastructure projects in East Africa may stop once the monetary union is put in place seven years from now to avoid breaching the regional fiscal deficit and debt policies. East African Community (EAC) countries will be forced to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Leaders Ponders New Complex Face of Dietary IssuesFormer presidents Jakaya Kiwete of Tanzania and Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria jo
Leaders Ponders New Complex Face of Dietary Issues
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Former presidents Jakaya Kiwete of Tanzania and Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria joined top government officials across Africa in Nairobi, Kenya last week to discuss issues in an increasingly complex topic of nutrition in the rapidly changing food... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shortage of Drought-Resistant Maize Seed As Farmers DespairNewly-released drought-tolerant hybrid maize seed has reportedly run out of sto
Shortage of Drought-Resistant Maize Seed As Farmers Despair
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Newly-released drought-tolerant hybrid maize seed has reportedly run out of stock from the eight supplier-companies--except one--contracted to multiply and market it, Seeds of Gold has exclusively learnt. The stock-out, which comes ahead of the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The 15 best destinations for January sunFew months spark a yearning for somewhere brighter and hotter than the European
The 15 best destinations for January sun
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
Few months spark a yearning for somewhere brighter and hotter than the European take on January. With the decorations down, the Christmas tree shedding its last needles in the street and drizzle streaking the windows, the mental image of swaying... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Coach Manni Targets CECAFA GloryEthiopia will take part in the CECAFA Women's Challenge Cup scheduled for 11-20
Coach Manni Targets CECAFA Glory
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Ethiopia will take part in the CECAFA Women's Challenge Cup scheduled for 11-20 September 2016 in Jinja, Uganda, with head coach Meserte Manni targeting the ultimate. 'Lucy' as the Ethiopians are nicknamed will face opposition from the likes of... Read more
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Business Wire
GSMA Announces Launch of National Interoperable Mobile Money Service across MadagascarLONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The GSMA today announced that all three mobile money p
GSMA Announces Launch of National Interoperable Mobile Money Service across Madagascar
Business Wire / Posted 13 days ago
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The GSMA today announced that all three mobile money providers in Madagascar – Airtel Money, mVola and Orange Money – are rolling out interoperable mobile money services across the entire country. This launch makes Madagascar... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Would Mwalimu Nyerere Say If He Came Back to Life?Former Tanzanian President Julius Nyerere. My hero was born two years after my
What Would Mwalimu Nyerere Say If He Came Back to Life?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Former Tanzanian President Julius Nyerere. My hero was born two years after my mother, may her soul rest in peace. They died the same month, October, but on different dates. My mom died on a Sunday on the exact time Kibosho Catholic Church was... Read more
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Mashable
Baby humpback whales star in new PBS series 'Forces of Nature'The same process that turns the ocean blue also helps humpback whales find the
Baby humpback whales star in new PBS series 'Forces of Nature'
Mashable / Posted 14 days ago
The same process that turns the ocean blue also helps humpback whales find the coziest spot for raising their precious 1-ton calves. Water molecules absorb all the colored photons of light (red, orange, yellow, blue) and the photons' energy. Water... Read more
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iol.co.za
How to plan a life-changing (but expensive) safariDar es Salaam - A lone Cape buffalo was crossing the arid, scooped-out plain at
How to plan a life-changing (but expensive) safari
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
Dar es Salaam - A lone Cape buffalo was crossing the arid, scooped-out plain at the bottom of Ngorongoro Crater when the lions seized upon it. Two were approaching from one side, three from another. Behind the buffalo was a pool of water.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Diplomatic Effort to Drain the Swamp of TerrorismViolent extremism is poised to increase and to threaten regional stability, dev
Diplomatic Effort to Drain the Swamp of Terrorism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Violent extremism is poised to increase and to threaten regional stability, development and democracies in the Horn and Eastern Africa. This is the harrowing conclusion of a recent report by the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (Igad)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ICT Adoption Boosts Africa's Business EnvironmentAfrican countries that have automated their processes have seen a marked improv
ICT Adoption Boosts Africa's Business Environment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
African countries that have automated their processes have seen a marked improvement in the business environment, according to the Investment Climate Facility for Africa (ICF) report. 21 African governments, including Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and... Read more
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Burundi Says Will Not Sign EPAsTanzania has said that its decision on whether to sign a trade deal with the Eu
Burundi Says Will Not Sign EPAs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Tanzania has said that its decision on whether to sign a trade deal with the European Union will be known after Monday's EAC Council of Ministers meeting in Arusha, as Burundi declared it will not sign since it still faces sanctions from the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Exiled Tycoon Continues Battle for Seized PropertiesRwandan businessman Tribert Ayabatwa Rujugiro is not backing down in his effort
Exiled Tycoon Continues Battle for Seized Properties
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Rwandan businessman Tribert Ayabatwa Rujugiro is not backing down in his efforts to recover his properties seized by the Rwandan government. The First Instance Division of the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) on Tuesday started... Read more
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iafrica.com
FNB mid-year report shows profits upFNB has released mid-year results, showing that the bank’s profits have gone up
FNB mid-year report shows profits up
iafrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
FNB has released mid-year results, showing that the bank’s profits have gone up by 11% in the South African market. “The bank’s strong results were produced largely by its focus on transactional clients and a strategy to nurture this key client... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
FNB mid-year report shows profits upFNB has released mid-year results, showing that the bank’s profits have gone up
FNB mid-year report shows profits up
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 16 days ago
FNB has released mid-year results, showing that the bank’s profits have gone up by 11% in the South African market. “The bank’s strong results were produced largely by its focus on transactional clients and a strategy to nurture this key client... Read more
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The Economic Times
World Bank approaches Unique Identification Authority of India to share its experiences with other countriesNEW DELHI: The World Bank has approached the Unique Identification Authority of
World Bank approaches Unique Identification Authority of India to share its experiences with other countries
The Economic Times / Posted 16 days ago
NEW DELHI: The World Bank has approached the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to share its experiences on the implementation of Aadhaar biometric identification of citizens with other countries. Nigeria recently became the first... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Pledges U.S.$500 Million for AgricultureKenya has committed to invest more than $500 million in agriculture in the next
Kenya Pledges U.S.$500 Million for Agriculture
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Kenya has committed to invest more than $500 million in agriculture in the next five years to support farmers through granting them access to fertilisers, finance and markets. This was announced by President Uhuru Kenyatta during the African Green... Read more
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