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AllAfrica.com
Food Imports Bad for the Economy, Says UNDar es Salaam — Employing directly and indirectly about 65.5 per cent of Tanzan
Food Imports Bad for the Economy, Says UN
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Dar es Salaam — Employing directly and indirectly about 65.5 per cent of Tanzanians, contributing 29 per cent to GDP and comprising 30 per cent of exports and 65 per cent of inputs to the industrial sector, agriculture is the veritable backbone of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Q&A With Shem Simuyemba, Division Manager, Nepad Infrastructure Project Preparation FacilityWhy is NEPAD-IPPF a critical instrument to bridge Africa's infrastructure finan
Q&A With Shem Simuyemba, Division Manager, Nepad Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Why is NEPAD-IPPF a critical instrument to bridge Africa's infrastructure financing gap? NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility, NEPAD-IPPF, was established in response to a call of the G8 countries in Kananaskis, Canada, to address one... Read more
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Daily News
Indigenous rights on the verge of retreatWhile recent years have shown a steady advancement in recognition of the rights
Indigenous rights on the verge of retreat
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
While recent years have shown a steady advancement in recognition of the rights of Indigenous peoples, last week the World Bank adopted a new policy framework that threatens to undermine this progress and put Indigenous communities at risk. In 2012... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Critical Infrastructure, Payment Model Identified As Basis for Smart City DevtBarely few weeks after Nigeria was spotted by GSMA Mobile 360 Africa as one of
Critical Infrastructure, Payment Model Identified As Basis for Smart City Devt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Barely few weeks after Nigeria was spotted by GSMA Mobile 360 Africa as one of the African countries that the world should look up to for smart cities development in Africa, the quarterly eNNovators Breakfast Series forum organised by eMaginationsPR... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mahindra Comviva Wins Digital Impact Awards 2016Mahindra Comviva, the global leader in providing mobility solutions, has announ
Mahindra Comviva Wins Digital Impact Awards 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Mahindra Comviva, the global leader in providing mobility solutions, has announced that its mobiquity Money has been recognized as the Best Mobile Financial Service Platform for Africa at the Digital Impact Awards Africa 2016 held recently in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tough Times for Bankers As Risks for Default RiseBanks have been advised to help their borrowers struggling to repay debts to tu
Tough Times for Bankers As Risks for Default Rise
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Banks have been advised to help their borrowers struggling to repay debts to turnaround their fortunes as risks for default is seen to be rising due to tight liquidity in the market. An auditing firm, KPMG says bank's bad debts, commonly referred to... Read more
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The Atlantic
Can Satellites Learn to 'See' Poverty?Imagine the Earth at night—the vast and curving darkness, splotched with rivule
Can Satellites Learn to 'See' Poverty?
The Atlantic / Posted 4 days ago
Imagine the Earth at night—the vast and curving darkness, splotched with rivulets of light. It is a gorgeous sight, and a familiar one. Today, this image often plays as a beautiful cliché, a pre-metabolized testament to human invention and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania 'Suffering Huge Loss' of Trust in ParliamentTanzania Members of Parliament. Dar es Salaam — Tanzania is facing a deep inst
Tanzania 'Suffering Huge Loss' of Trust in Parliament
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Tanzania Members of Parliament. Dar es Salaam — Tanzania is facing a deep institutional crisis with trust in Parliament - one of the three pillars of government - slumping to worrying levels, a recent survey by an internationally respected body... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Embrace Cross-Border Trade, Women Urgedhas urged Ugandan women business leaders to harness business incentives that re
Embrace Cross-Border Trade, Women Urged
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
has urged Ugandan women business leaders to harness business incentives that regional governments have provided to expand their businesses beyond borders. Speaking at a regional symposium and recognition awards dinner for the most influential... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Unveils Phase II of Aga Khan Hospital in DarDar es Salaam — The minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly
Minister Unveils Phase II of Aga Khan Hospital in Dar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Dar es Salaam — The minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ms Ummy Mwalimu, and Princess Zahra Aga Khan yesterday launched the second Phase of the Aga Khan Hospital construction. The health facility will be built... Read more
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Market Watch
Profit falls 71% at Bob Diamond's Atlas MaraLONDON--Atlas Mara Ltd. ATMA the African banking group co-founded by Bob Diamon
Profit falls 71% at Bob Diamond's Atlas Mara
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
LONDON--Atlas Mara Ltd. ATMA the African banking group co-founded by Bob Diamond, said Wednesday that decline in African currencies, a worse macroeconomic backdrop and market liquidity tightness across number of trading markets led to a 71% drop in... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Shiny new buses roam streets of Dar es SalaamThis photo taken on August 18, 2016 shows a Dart (Dar Rapid Transit) bus drivin
Shiny new buses roam streets of Dar es Salaam
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
This photo taken on August 18, 2016 shows a Dart (Dar Rapid Transit) bus driving in a street of Dar es Salaam. AFP Dar es Salaam: Sweaty passengers crammed into battered buses and stuck in traffic jams look on enviously as Tanzania's shiny new... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ICT Authority Sponsors Five Kenyan Start-Ups Set to Pitch At Demo AfricaICT Authority has sponsored the five Kenyan Start-ups who were among the 30 DEM
ICT Authority Sponsors Five Kenyan Start-Ups Set to Pitch At Demo Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
ICT Authority has sponsored the five Kenyan Start-ups who were among the 30 DEMO Africa, 2016 finalist. The five Kenyan start-ups Boresha Ltd, Ujuzi Software Solutions Limited, MumsVillage, Strauss energy and AirKlip will be pitching their products... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania's Dar Port Starts to Come Under Scrutiny As Cargo Volume FallsDar es Salaam — A critical analysis to establish the reasons for a drop in carg
Tanzania's Dar Port Starts to Come Under Scrutiny As Cargo Volume Falls
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Dar es Salaam — A critical analysis to establish the reasons for a drop in cargo volume at the Dar es Salaam Port is underway, a top official has said. But Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) director general Deusdedit Kakoko gave no figures or possible... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ports Authority On 163-Project Blitz to Boost PerformanceThe Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) is implementing 163 projects aimed at raisin
Ports Authority On 163-Project Blitz to Boost Performance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) is implementing 163 projects aimed at raising performance in all ports in the country. Basking in the glory of improved performance, TPA Director General, Engineer Deusdedit Kakoko told reporters in Dar es Salaam... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania's Firms Set to Unlock Data PotentialsBanking and telecom professionals will be meeting in Dar es Salaam this week to
Tanzania's Firms Set to Unlock Data Potentials
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Banking and telecom professionals will be meeting in Dar es Salaam this week to learn the way to grasp the meaning of data they deal with in order to turn their valuable insights into great business decisions. SAS General Manager for Rest of Africa,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Shiny new buses challenge chaotic old ways in TanzaniaDAR ES SALAAM - Sweaty passengers crammed into battered buses and stuck in traf
Shiny new buses challenge chaotic old ways in Tanzania
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
DAR ES SALAAM - Sweaty passengers crammed into battered buses and stuck in traffic jams look on enviously as Tanzania's shiny new commuter buses fly by on the pristine asphalt of dedicated highway lanes. A Dar Rapid Transit (DART) bus travels down a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Listed Firms Face a Difficult Second Half, Reduced MarginsEast Africa's listed companies are facing a decline in profits that could see b
Listed Firms Face a Difficult Second Half, Reduced Margins
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
East Africa's listed companies are facing a decline in profits that could see both shareholders lose dividends and share prices go into a free fall. Although some of the companies posted improved performances in the six months to June 30, analysts... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Albinos - the Misunderstood 'Tribe of Ghosts'Albinism is captured in a photo exhibition by Jacquelyn Martin, on show at the
Albinos - the Misunderstood 'Tribe of Ghosts'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Albinism is captured in a photo exhibition by Jacquelyn Martin, on show at the Nairobi National Museum. Jacquelyn, 37, is a photographer with the Associated Press of Washington, DC. When not on official duty, she does private photography... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Beer Firm to Support FarmersMwanza — Tanzania Breweries Limited will invest 27bn/- to support farmers to bo
Beer Firm to Support Farmers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Mwanza — Tanzania Breweries Limited will invest 27bn/- to support farmers to boost production of local raw materials for beer, wine and spirits making. TBL Managing Director, Robert Jarrin said here last week that the funds would help barley,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
20 Years of Service to Cooperatives From KCBLMoshi — Kilimanjaro Cooperative Bank (KCBL) based in Moshi, was established in
20 Years of Service to Cooperatives From KCBL
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Moshi — Kilimanjaro Cooperative Bank (KCBL) based in Moshi, was established in fulfillment of the requirements of the cooperative movement, the main pillars in economic development, particularly the agricultural sector. KCBL General Manager Ms... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Life Easier With Closer Cooperation of Mobile Telecoms and Financial InstitutionsOnce upon not too long ago when mobile telephones had already started taking ro
Life Easier With Closer Cooperation of Mobile Telecoms and Financial Institutions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Once upon not too long ago when mobile telephones had already started taking root into people's live and the mobile financial services were just gaining momentum, receiving money from another service provider was practically unheard of. Today thanks... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mystery Payment to Malawi Govt Related to Oil, Gas ConcessionsAn influential watchdog that monitors Malawi's extractive industries is demandi
Mystery Payment to Malawi Govt Related to Oil, Gas Concessions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
An influential watchdog that monitors Malawi's extractive industries is demanding an explanation for a mysterious payment of $235,700 (89-million kwacha) to Malawi government by a company that landed major oil and gas exploration concessions on Lake... Read more
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Daily Maverick
amaBhungane: Joyce Banda allegedly implicated in mystery payment related to oil, gas concessionsThe payment, by the state-owned UAE company RakGas to the Reserve Bank of Malaw
amaBhungane: Joyce Banda allegedly implicated in mystery payment related to oil, gas concessions
Daily Maverick / Posted 7 days ago
The payment, by the state-owned UAE company RakGas to the Reserve Bank of Malawi’s account for the mines department, was made in April 2014, barely a month before the election that toppled Banda. It was deposited at a time when all licences were... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Bibi the StrategistIsraeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu Photo Credit: JLTV: AIPAC Video Feed {Or
Bibi the Strategist
The Jewish Press / Posted 7 days ago
Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu Photo Credit: JLTV: AIPAC Video Feed {Originally posted to the Commentary Magazinewebsite} In June, the Israeli journalist Amir Tibon wrote an article for Politico detailing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Burundi National Debate On EAC IntegrationIn an ambition to nourish an effective nationwide integration within the East-A
Burundi National Debate On EAC Integration
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
In an ambition to nourish an effective nationwide integration within the East-African bloc, the East-African Community - Youth Ambassadors Platform-Burundi Chapter, collaboratively with the Ministry at the Office of the President in Charge of East... Read more
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Quartz
The best way to predict poverty is by combining satellite images with machine learningThe first step to eliminating poverty is identifying the regions most plagued i
The best way to predict poverty is by combining satellite images with machine learning
Quartz / Posted 8 days ago
The first step to eliminating poverty is identifying the regions most plagued it. In 2015, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals set forth 17 global missions. One of the most ambitious is to eliminate poverty by 2030. But, currently,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Showing true GRITTish Scolnik (right) was part of a team that designed the Freedom Chair. The wh
Showing true GRIT
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
Tish Scolnik (right) was part of a team that designed the Freedom Chair. The wheelchair was built using bike parts to make it easier to navigate over rough terrain. Tish Scolnik was an undeclared freshman at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology... Read more
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Japan Today
Artificial intelligence can find, map poverty, researchers say ‹ Japan Todayto read satellite images could aid efforts to eradicate global poverty by indic
Artificial intelligence can find, map poverty, researchers say ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 9 days ago
to read satellite images could aid efforts to eradicate global poverty by indicating where help is needed most, a team of U.S. researchers say. The method would assist governments and charities trying to fight poverty but lacking precise and... Read more
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dna
Artificial intelligence used to create self-updating worldwide poverty mapto read satellite images could aid efforts to eradicate global poverty by indic
Artificial intelligence used to create self-updating worldwide poverty map
dna / Posted 9 days ago
to read satellite images could aid efforts to eradicate global poverty by indicating where help is needed most, a team of U.S. researchers said on Thursday. The method would assist governments and charities trying to fight poverty but lacking... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Role of China in Bridging Yawning Infrastructure GapDespite global economic headwinds, Africa's success story continues. The contin
Role of China in Bridging Yawning Infrastructure Gap
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Despite global economic headwinds, Africa's success story continues. The continent once labelled hopeless and backward just a few years ago, is now considered the world Cinderella after many countries changed course in the past two decades and... Read more
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Reuters
Artificial intelligence can find, map poverty, researchers sayto read satellite images could aid efforts to eradicate global poverty by indic
Artificial intelligence can find, map poverty, researchers say
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
to read satellite images could aid efforts to eradicate global poverty by indicating where help is needed most, a team of U.S. researchers said on Thursday. The method would assist governments and charities trying to fight poverty but lacking... Read more
3 related stories
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Channel NewsAsia
Artificial intelligence can find, map poverty, researchers sayto read satellite images could aid efforts to eradicate global poverty by indic
Artificial intelligence can find, map poverty, researchers say
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
to read satellite images could aid efforts to eradicate global poverty by indicating where help is needed most, a team of U.S. researchers said on Thursday. The method would assist governments and charities trying to fight poverty but lacking... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Corporate Governance Can Promote Tanzania GrowthDar es Salaam — Building a strong private sector is crucial to fully realizing
How Corporate Governance Can Promote Tanzania Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Dar es Salaam — Building a strong private sector is crucial to fully realizing Tanzania's economic potential and attracting foreign direct investments (FDIs), which stand at $1.5bn, representing 2.8 per cent of total FDI inflows to Africa last year,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CRDB Gets Moody's Stable Rating StatusCRDB Bank Managing Director, Dr Charles Kimei speaks during the launch of the B
CRDB Gets Moody's Stable Rating Status
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
CRDB Bank Managing Director, Dr Charles Kimei speaks during the launch of the Bank’s 20 years anniversary celebrations in Dar es Salaam. Dar es Salaam — A globally respected rating agency, Moody's Investors Services, has assigned first time local... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CRDB Gets B1 Rate From Moody'sCRDB Bank has received a favourable rating from global credit research firm, Mo
CRDB Gets B1 Rate From Moody's
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
CRDB Bank has received a favourable rating from global credit research firm, Moody's in its maiden rating of a Tanzanian bank, boosting the lender's profile in international platform. The bank received B1 the rate from Moody's Investors Service,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Magufuli - Remarkable Crusader for Social JusticePeace and development are synonymous - two sides of the same coin - you lose on
Magufuli - Remarkable Crusader for Social Justice
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Peace and development are synonymous - two sides of the same coin - you lose one and soon you will not have the other. However, the notion of democracy does not always guarantee either fairness or development for all in society. This is not to say... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South African Parliamentary Budget Office Is to Host International Conference for Parliamentary Budget OfficesThe Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) will host a first African PBO Internation
South African Parliamentary Budget Office Is to Host International Conference for Parliamentary Budget Offices
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) will host a first African PBO International Conference in Cape Town from 17 to 19 August 2016. The aim of the conference, to be held under the theme "The role of African Parliamentary Budget Offices in African... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Addressing the Quality of Higher EducationA teacher in a primary school in Ethiopia asked to a class-4 student, 'who is t
Addressing the Quality of Higher Education
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
A teacher in a primary school in Ethiopia asked to a class-4 student, 'who is the father of nation?' Student responded in a stridently mellifluous voice, 'Mahatma Gandhi'. In a separate incidence a group of millennials in their recess hours in one of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Treasury Single Account (TSAThe cardinal objective of the Treasury Single Accoun (TSA) is to facilitate imp
Why Treasury Single Account (TSA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The cardinal objective of the Treasury Single Accoun (TSA) is to facilitate implementation of FGN Cash The TSA is a unified structure of government bank accounts that gives a consolidated view of cash positions. It is part of the Public Financial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EADB to Train 600 in Cancer ManagementIn light of the ever growing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), East A
EADB to Train 600 in Cancer Management
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
In light of the ever growing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), East African Development Bank (EADB) is rolling out an ambitious training programme in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. The EADB Medical Training and Fellowship Programme... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Scientists Gear Up to Battle Invasive SpeciesA research programme to tackle invasive species that kill plants and sicken ani
Scientists Gear Up to Battle Invasive Species
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
A research programme to tackle invasive species that kill plants and sicken animals is getting under way at the United Kingdom's Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI). The programme, worth US$50 million, aims to find scientific... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Young EntrepreneursOver 900,000 young people enter the job market in Tanzania annually with the Wo
New Young Entrepreneurs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Over 900,000 young people enter the job market in Tanzania annually with the World Bank report putting the numbers of those being absorbed in the formal job markets at between 50000 and 60,0000. As many fail to find jobs, some youth end up seeking... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Strong Shilling Hits Kenya's Regional Export EarningsThe shilling has performed better against the dollar this year compared to key
Strong Shilling Hits Kenya's Regional Export Earnings
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The shilling has performed better against the dollar this year compared to key regional trading partners, potentially hurting export earnings from these markets. Data compiled by financial services firm African Alliance shows that the currencies of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Region Urged to Integrate Exchanges to Boost Cross-Border TradeEast African exchanges should fast-track integration initiatives like the capit
Region Urged to Integrate Exchanges to Boost Cross-Border Trade
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
East African exchanges should fast-track integration initiatives like the capital markets infrastructure (CMI) project, and create a pool of skilled personnel. This is essential to position the regional stock market as a platform of choice for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Mobile Money Transfer SimplifiesThe use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solutions, e-services
How Mobile Money Transfer Simplifies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solutions, e-services, to reach various groups of society, including the poor in remote areas and other disadvantaged, is transforming the development landscape. For a modern society, living... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Regional Integration Easing LogisticsThe East African Community regional integration process has seen the region reg
Regional Integration Easing Logistics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The East African Community regional integration process has seen the region register improvement in logistics performance which had stagnated in previous years, a World Bank report has said. The bi-annual report, 'Connecting to Compete 2016: Trade... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PF MP's Music Deplores Plight of War VetsChasi, who also uses music to teach Zimbabweans about legal rights, becomes the
PF MP's Music Deplores Plight of War Vets
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Chasi, who also uses music to teach Zimbabweans about legal rights, becomes the second MP to venture into music after Matabeleland South senator Sithembile Mlotshwa also launched her music career last year. Parliamentarian and former deputy minister... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EAC Urged to Embrace Non-Traditional BankingArusha — East African Community Banks have been urged to integrate with non-tra
EAC Urged to Embrace Non-Traditional Banking
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Arusha — East African Community Banks have been urged to integrate with non-traditional banking institutions to bridge the financial inclusion gap. Bank of Tanzania Governor Benno Ndulu said last week during the 16th East African Banking School... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tigo Pesa Clients to Share Over U.S.$ 2.5 MillionDar es Salaam — Tanzania's leading digital lifestyle company Tigo Tanzania last
Tigo Pesa Clients to Share Over U.S.$ 2.5 Million
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Dar es Salaam — Tanzania's leading digital lifestyle company Tigo Tanzania last week announced another quarterly payment of Tsh.5.6 billion ($ 2.57 million) to Tigo Pesa users, the ninth time in a row that the telecom is distributing profit to its... Read more
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