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AllAfrica.com
Euro Boost for Rwanda Private Sector FundingKigali — THE European Investment Bank has pledged to provide EUR 28 million (RW
Euro Boost for Rwanda Private Sector Funding
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Kigali — THE European Investment Bank has pledged to provide EUR 28 million (RWF 24 billion), alongside EUR 28 million being provided by Bank of Kigali, to back private sector investment across Rwanda. This represents the first Rwandan operation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNCTAD and Continued Raw Deal for AfricaAs Africa was seeking to sort out its issues at the just-concluded AU Summit in
UNCTAD and Continued Raw Deal for Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
As Africa was seeking to sort out its issues at the just-concluded AU Summit in Kigali, another meeting of global proportions, and just as critical, was beginning in Nairobi, Kenya, where countries on the continent sought to push for a consensus on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwandan Companies to Benefit From New Rwf48 Billion Lending ProgrammeThe European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to support a new lending initiati
Rwandan Companies to Benefit From New Rwf48 Billion Lending Programme
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to support a new lending initiative by Bank of Kigali to back private sector investment across Rwanda. According to a statement, the EIB will provide €28m (approx Rwf24 billion) alongside another €28m to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Alarm As Dry Climate Hit Water SectorGovernment figures shows 21.9 million or roughly 72 per cent of rural dwellers
Alarm As Dry Climate Hit Water Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Government figures shows 21.9 million or roughly 72 per cent of rural dwellers have access to clean water in their environs. Yet the ministry responsible for water and irrigation said it would target to reach 13 per cent additional residents in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dar, Beijing Sign Central Railway Construction DealConstruction of a 2,190-kilometre central railway line to standard gauge has be
Dar, Beijing Sign Central Railway Construction Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Construction of a 2,190-kilometre central railway line to standard gauge has begun after the government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Exim Bank of China in Dar es Salaam yesterday. The agreement involves forming technical teams... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Report Recommends External Debt ControlExperts in the country have asked the government to make use of the Economic De
Report Recommends External Debt Control
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Experts in the country have asked the government to make use of the Economic Development in Africa 2016 report launched this week. It is critical to adopt some of the important matters when mobilizing resources. This is especially so when financing... Read more
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The Seattle Times
WSU vaccinates dogs to help eradicate rabies from AfricaGuy Palmer isn’t kidding when he says he got his start in veterinary medicine d
WSU vaccinates dogs to help eradicate rabies from Africa
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
Guy Palmer isn’t kidding when he says he got his start in veterinary medicine doing grunt work at a rabies research lab. The only way to diagnose the deadly virus is to examine an animal’s brain. So Palmer’s job in 1974 was to pick up shipments... Read more
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Ventura County Star
African Children’s Choir joins Oxnard group in songCONTRIBUTED PHOTO The African Children's Choir will perform Friday in Oxnard. T
African Children’s Choir joins Oxnard group in song
Ventura County Star / Posted yesterday
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO The African Children's Choir will perform Friday in Oxnard. They will perform a song with the Oxnard Musical Youth Theater. By Alicia Doyle, Special to The Star Eighteen children who live in extreme poverty in Uganda will join... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
More Funding Needed to Achieve Water and Sanitation Sustainable Development Goal"Water and sanitation will remain one of the key development challenges facing
More Funding Needed to Achieve Water and Sanitation Sustainable Development Goal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
"Water and sanitation will remain one of the key development challenges facing African communities and nations, with direct impacts on economic growth," warned the African Development Bank (AfDB) at the ongoing 6th Africa Water Week (AWW6), holding... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UBA, Mastercard Partner Across 18 New Markets in Africa.United Bank Africa (UBA) and Mastercard have announced a partnership which will
UBA, Mastercard Partner Across 18 New Markets in Africa.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
United Bank Africa (UBA) and Mastercard have announced a partnership which will see UBA act as the issuer for MasterCard in 18 new markets in Africa. The partnership which came into effect in the second quarter of 2016 will see UBA issue Mastercard... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
RAW DATA: Stephen Jennings New Zealand Initiative Dinner Lecture: ‘The Market Path To Prosperity’to acknowledge his wife Yulia who has joined us for this occasion. I have know
RAW DATA: Stephen Jennings New Zealand Initiative Dinner Lecture: ‘The Market Path To Prosperity’
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 3 days ago
to acknowledge his wife Yulia who has joined us for this occasion. I have known Stephen since we were both in Treasury in the early 1980s. Stephen was a member of an outstanding tax policy unit in Treasury that was soon to be charged with leading... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Demo Africa Releases 2016 Final 30 List of StartupsDemo Africa, the continent's premier launch pad for emerging technologies and t
Demo Africa Releases 2016 Final 30 List of Startups
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Demo Africa, the continent's premier launch pad for emerging technologies and trends has today released the list of its final 30 startups that will launch at this year's DEMO Africa conference in Johannesburg, 25th - 26th August 2016. The finalists... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Kristine H. Zydel, 49, of VernonHelen Zydel, 49, passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at NMC Royal Hospital
Kristine H. Zydel, 49, of Vernon
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 days ago
Helen Zydel, 49, passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at NMC Royal Hospital in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. Zydel, daughter of George and Barbara (Elston) Zydel, was born in Teaneck, N.J., May 2, 1967. She lived in Hasbrouck Heights, and in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania Urges to Remove Regional Trade HurdlesDar es Salaam — The barriers, according to members of the East African Business
Tanzania Urges to Remove Regional Trade Hurdles
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Dar es Salaam — The barriers, according to members of the East African Business Council (EABC), include delays in clearing goods in Tanzania, corruption and theft of goods at the Dar es Salaam Port, high fees charged by some regulatory agencies, an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Farming - Plenty of Jobs, No Takersnumeral challenges facing agriculture has apparently contributed to reluctance
Farming - Plenty of Jobs, No Takers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
numeral challenges facing agriculture has apparently contributed to reluctance among youth to grab abundant opportunities the sector has in store for them. Cooperative unions are shrouded in red tape, nuisance taxes are robbing farmers of their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Directs Extension of Anchor Borrower Programme to 14 StatesPresident Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and i
Govt Directs Extension of Anchor Borrower Programme to 14 States
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and its development partners, such as the Bank of Industry (BoI) to extend the Anchor Borrowers' Programme (ABP) to 14 other states in the country. The Executive Director,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Water Projects' Implementation in Tanzania Thrills AfDBAfrican Development Bank (AfDB) has expressed satisfaction on Tanzania's implem
Water Projects' Implementation in Tanzania Thrills AfDB
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
African Development Bank (AfDB) has expressed satisfaction on Tanzania's implementation of water and sanitation projects, promising to continue working closely with the government towards the target of availing water and sanitation services to more... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Leaders Agree On Import Tax to Fund AU Diplomatic PlanAfrican leaders have agreed to impose tax on all imported products to finance A
African Leaders Agree On Import Tax to Fund AU Diplomatic Plan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
African leaders have agreed to impose tax on all imported products to finance African Union (AU) programmes and push the continent's diplomatic agenda. The new system, which is set to commence next year, aims at enabling AU to make its own decisions... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chinese Bank's Gives U.S.$7.6 Billion Loan for Railway ProjectConstruction of a 2,190-kilometre central railway line to standard gauge in Tan
Chinese Bank's Gives U.S.$7.6 Billion Loan for Railway Project
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Construction of a 2,190-kilometre central railway line to standard gauge in Tanzania. Plans for the construction of a 2,190-kilometre central railway line to standard gauge form are now up for implementation as Chinese Exim Bank has agreed to give a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pressure On Local Currency ContinuesForeign exchange inflows from delegates of the just-concluded African Union Sum
Pressure On Local Currency Continues
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Foreign exchange inflows from delegates of the just-concluded African Union Summit in Kigali are unlikely to have a direct impact on the Dollar rate on the local Forex market. The development comes after the greenback was seen appreciating against... Read more
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Business Wire
Armadale Capital Plc UK Regulatory Announcement: Directorate changeCapital Plc / Index: AIM / Epic: ACP / Sector: Investment Company 21 July 2016
Armadale Capital Plc UK Regulatory Announcement: Directorate change
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
Capital Plc / Index: AIM / Epic: ACP / Sector: Investment Company 21 July 2016 Armadale Capital Plc (‘Armadale’ or ‘the Company’) Directorate Change Armadale, the AIM quoted investment company focused on natural resource projects in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UBA, MasterCard Announce Pan African Partnership…Five year deal across 19 markets focused on driving financial inclusion in Afr
UBA, MasterCard Announce Pan African Partnership
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
…Five year deal across 19 markets focused on driving financial inclusion in Africa. United Bank Africa (UBA) and MasterCard have announced a partnership which will see UBA act as the issuer for MasterCard in 18 new markets in Africa. The partnership... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ecobank and Bank of Industry Join Forces to Drive Financial Inclusion in NigeriaEcobank Transnational Incorporated parent company of the Ecobank Group, its Nig
Ecobank and Bank of Industry Join Forces to Drive Financial Inclusion in Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated parent company of the Ecobank Group, its Nigerian subsidiary Ecobank Nigeria and Bank of Industry Limited yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in deepening financial services delivery to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Third Africa for Results Forum On "Mobilizing Domestic Resources for Africa's Transformation"In collaboration with the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), the Afri
Third Africa for Results Forum On "Mobilizing Domestic Resources for Africa's Transformation"
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
In collaboration with the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), the African Community of Practice (AfCoP) - whose secretariat is hosted by the African Development Bank (ADB) in the ORQR department - organized the third Africa for Results Forum... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Interoperable Network Impact On TanzaniaDar es Salaam — In any country in the world, its unified national economy becom
Interoperable Network Impact On Tanzania
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Dar es Salaam — In any country in the world, its unified national economy becomes stronger to a certain extent due to the circulation of local currency which among other tasks is to regulate the high rising inflation rates in order to build up... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
To Beat Diabetes, Awareness Should Focus On Health, Not Diseaserecently marked World No Tobacco day and weeks earlier, health workers spearhea
To Beat Diabetes, Awareness Should Focus On Health, Not Disease
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
recently marked World No Tobacco day and weeks earlier, health workers spearheaded different activities that culminated in the World Health day whose theme for 2016 was Beat Diabetes. Diabetes, chronic respiratory conditions, cardiovascular... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Prospects for Funding Development Projects Via Capital MarketsOne of the key reasons for countries to establish and nurture the stock exchang
Prospects for Funding Development Projects Via Capital Markets
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
One of the key reasons for countries to establish and nurture the stock exchanges is to enable such an institution to become platforms that facilitates capital raising for business enterprises and governments' development projects. This then says... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Beyond Investment ConferencingProf Sospeter Muhongo is known for several qualities for which, he has as many
Beyond Investment Conferencing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Prof Sospeter Muhongo is known for several qualities for which, he has as many enemies, as he does, admirers. He does not suffer fools gladly and is brutally honest about his deeply held convictions. Both qualities got him into trouble with the last... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
There's a crisis in our oceans, illegal fishing dwarfs ivory and rhino horn poachingIt is the greatest war on poaching in East and Southern Africa. Rangers from T
There's a crisis in our oceans, illegal fishing dwarfs ivory and rhino horn poaching
Mail & Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
It is the greatest war on poaching in East and Southern Africa. Rangers from Tanzania, Mozambique, South Africa, the Comoros, France and Madagascar patrol an area 50 times the size of Kruger National Park. There are no elephants or rhinos here, yet... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AfDB to Unveil Key Study On Rural Water and Sanitation During the 6th Africa Water WeekDar es Salaam, Tanzania — The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African W
AfDB to Unveil Key Study On Rural Water and Sanitation During the 6th Africa Water Week
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania — The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Water Facility (AWF) will be participating in the 6th Africa Water Week (AWW-6), holding from 18-22 July 2016 at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre, Dar es... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Universal Coverage Pushes Health Sector to HeightsGood health is essential for the sustainability of economic and social developm
Universal Coverage Pushes Health Sector to Heights
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Good health is essential for the sustainability of economic and social development and poverty alleviation. It is known that for maintaining and improving health, access to services is crucial for all people in the country. At the same time, people... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa, Begging With a Golden BowlAfrica's vastly underutilised agricultural potential is under spotlight in much
Africa, Begging With a Golden Bowl
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Africa's vastly underutilised agricultural potential is under spotlight in much of the book, with the continent urged to consider China's example of broadly mechanised agriculture and strategic courting of foreign investment into the sector. China's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Full 14th Nelson Mandela Lecture by Bill GatesBILL GATES REMARKS AS PREPARED NELSON MANDELA ANNUAL LECTURE UNIVERSITY OF PR
Full 14th Nelson Mandela Lecture by Bill Gates
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
BILL GATES REMARKS AS PREPARED NELSON MANDELA ANNUAL LECTURE UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA JULY 17, 2016 Good evening ladies and gentlemen, Graça Machel, Professor Ndebele, Vice Chancellor de la Rey, members of the Mamelodi families,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Transcript of the 14th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture by Bill GatesTranscript of the 14th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture Bill Gates delivers 2016
Transcript of the 14th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture by Bill Gates
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Transcript of the 14th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture Bill Gates delivers 2016 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture at University of Pretoria Good evening ladies and gentlemen, Graça Machel, Professor Ndebele, Vice Chancellor de la Rey, members of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Sudan Unrest to Impact Kenyan EconomyUganda police officers man the Ugandan border at Elegu Border point in Atiak Su
South Sudan Unrest to Impact Kenyan Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Uganda police officers man the Ugandan border at Elegu Border point in Atiak Sub-county, Amuru District. In the background is the Unyama Bridge at Nimule Border in South Sudan. The civil unrest in South Sudan could negatively affect the Kenyan... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Israel’s plans for AfricaIn 1961 the former Egyptian president Gamal Abdel-Nasser invited the then Ethio
Israel’s plans for Africa
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
In 1961 the former Egyptian president Gamal Abdel-Nasser invited the then Ethiopian emperor Haile Selassie to attend the opening ceremony of the newly constructed Coptic Cathedral in Abbasiya in Cairo. Nasser was seeking to mend the rift between... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Others Say - Is Kenya Really Exceptional in East Africa?Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (3rd R, front) tightens the screw during his in
What Others Say - Is Kenya Really Exceptional in East Africa?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (3rd R, front) tightens the screw during his inspection of a construction site of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project near Sultan Halmud (file photo). Recently, there has been quite a bit of stuff in the Kenyan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Barclays Introduces New Offers in Foreign Exchange ServiceBarclays Bank Tanzania through its foreign exchange trading platform dubbed BAR
Barclays Introduces New Offers in Foreign Exchange Service
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Barclays Bank Tanzania through its foreign exchange trading platform dubbed BARX Africa has launched a three-month campaign to offer its customers a value pack of foreign exchange services. According to Barclays Head of Markets, Corporate and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bankers' Soccer League Draws 15 TeamsSixteen banks have confirmed their participation in this year's Bankers League
Bankers' Soccer League Draws 15 Teams
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Sixteen banks have confirmed their participation in this year's Bankers League dubbed as 'Brazuca Kibenki' scheduled to kick off next month at the JMK Youth Park at Kidongo - Chekundu in Dar es Salaam. Speaking during a brief launch ceremony of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Untold Story of Value-Added Tax On Tourism in TanzaniaDar es Salaam — If you talk about the introduction of the disputed value-added
The Untold Story of Value-Added Tax On Tourism in Tanzania
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Dar es Salaam — If you talk about the introduction of the disputed value-added tax (VAT) on tourism services, the majority of people would remember last month's Budget Speech which made it official as delivered by Finance and Planning minister Philip... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa's Solar Power RevolutionDar es Salaam — For quite some time now, I have been scouring the ideas landsca
Africa's Solar Power Revolution
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Dar es Salaam — For quite some time now, I have been scouring the ideas landscape for a set of transformative technologies and associated industrial value chains that have the capability to enable the economy of the African continent to charge ahead... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Official Launch of the Tanzania Sustainable Energy for All (Se4all) Action Agenda and Investment ProspectusTanzania's Minister of Energy and Minerals, Sospeter Muhongo, with the particip
Official Launch of the Tanzania Sustainable Energy for All (Se4all) Action Agenda and Investment Prospectus
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Tanzania's Minister of Energy and Minerals, Sospeter Muhongo, with the participants to the official launch of national Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) Action Agenda and Investment Prospectus (Photo courtesy of UNDP). Tanzania's Minister of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Secures Rwf130.7 Billion Loan for Key Road Repair WorksRwanda has signed a $162.4 million (about Rwf130.7 billion) loan agreement with
Govt Secures Rwf130.7 Billion Loan for Key Road Repair Works
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Rwanda has signed a $162.4 million (about Rwf130.7 billion) loan agreement with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for the rehabilitation of two key roads; one connecting Rwanda to Uganda, and... Read more
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The Forward
Why Benjamin Netanyahu Is Suddenly Looking Like a Diplomatic Superstarchattering classes had a field day in early July savaging Prime Minister Benjam
Why Benjamin Netanyahu Is Suddenly Looking Like a Diplomatic Superstar
The Forward / Posted 12 days ago
chattering classes had a field day in early July savaging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over his four-day, four-nation African tour. With an entourage filling four jumbo jets, a price tag some put at $7.3 million (the prime minister’s office... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mediators Expected in Maputo Amid Deepening Political, Economic CrisisKetumile Masire, former president of Botswana, will be in Maputo next week as s
Mediators Expected in Maputo Amid Deepening Political, Economic Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Ketumile Masire, former president of Botswana, will be in Maputo next week as surprise mediator in the government-Renamo peace talks, the Global Leadership Foundation (GLF) confirmed this morning (Wednesday 13 July). Having previously refused... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Solar Energy Firms Get Loans to Light Up Rural TanzaniaDar es Salaam — Specialist lender links investors with businesses promoting off
Solar Energy Firms Get Loans to Light Up Rural Tanzania
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Dar es Salaam — Specialist lender links investors with businesses promoting off-grid solar power When Tanzanian company ARTI Energy brought solar lights to Kiromo village in the eastern district of Bagamoyo eight years ago, local people were excited... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Not Great Timing for Trade Agreements with Europe!Washington, DC — Prologue: In preparing this paper, Stephen Lande and Dennis Ma
Not Great Timing for Trade Agreements with Europe!
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Washington, DC — Prologue: In preparing this paper, Stephen Lande and Dennis Matanda leverage their extensive first-hand experience with both the African Union and Africa's regional economic communities. They also spent countless hours rehashing... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Solar energy firms get loans to light up rural Tanzania"I really liked those lamps, but I could not imagine then that I would ever own
Solar energy firms get loans to light up rural Tanzania
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
"I really liked those lamps, but I could not imagine then that I would ever own one," recalled Kiromo resident Salum Ali. The company realised the upfront investment needed to buy modern lighting devices was beyond the means of the average rural... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Young Entrepreneurs Compete in AfricaTen young entrepreneurs representing five countries, Tanzania among them, have
Young Entrepreneurs Compete in Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Ten young entrepreneurs representing five countries, Tanzania among them, have entered into final round of the highly competitive Africa Business Idea Cup (ABIC) for 2016. Other countries having representatives in the final include Kenya, Rwanda,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Bank Funding to Support Training, Research in Eastern, Southern AfricaThe World Bank Group and the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) s
World Bank Funding to Support Training, Research in Eastern, Southern Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The World Bank Group and the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) signed a grant agreement totaling $8 million to support a new regional initiative aimed at strengthening the capacity of higher education institutions to deliver quality... Read more
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