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CBS News
In Africa, a new weapon in the fight against climate change: dronesThe reporting of this story was made possible by a fellowship from the Internat
CBS News / Posted an hour ago
The reporting of this story was made possible by a fellowship from the International Women's Media Foundation Great Lakes Fellowship (IWMF). Nine thousand miles away from Trump Tower and Hillary Clinton's email server, Aboud Jumbe watched the 2016... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Nigeria Can Tackle Corruption Through Transparency in Property OwnershipThe Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has proffered t
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has proffered the introduction of a Property Verification Number, PVN, as a solution to improved transparency in property ownership in Nigeria This solution was brought to the fore at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
This Land is NOT for SaleNot for sale signs are increasingly dotting the landscape from Nigeria to Tanza
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Not for sale signs are increasingly dotting the landscape from Nigeria to Tanzania. They shine a spotlight on the intensifying demand for land across Africa and the chaotic or dysfunctional land governance systems that continue to undermine security... Read more
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New Kerala
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Releases Open-Source Software to Support Efforts that Expand Access to Financial Services in Developing Countries - newkerala news #281275Seattle, United States : The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation released a new
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Seattle, United States : The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation released a new open-source software for creating payment platforms that will help unbanked people around the world access digital financial services. The software is designed to... Read more
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International Business Times
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation looks to connect unbanked world with Mojaloop fintech solution The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has released a new open-source software, du
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has released a new open-source software, dubbed "Mojaloop", for creating payment platforms that will help unbanked people around the world access digital financial services. The software is designed to provide a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Turnout Excites Dar Tourism Expo OrganizersTourists at the Serengeti National Park (file photo) Dar es Salaam — The turn-
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Tourists at the Serengeti National Park (file photo) Dar es Salaam — The turn-out of exhibitors and tourist agents has thrilled the Tanzania Tourist Board --- organisers of the just-ended Swahili International Tourism Expo (SITE 2017) ----... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Barclays Africa Group and Omfif Launch Africa Financial Markets IndexLondon — Expanding and deepening financial markets across Africa is a central c
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
London — Expanding and deepening financial markets across Africa is a central condition for the next stage of the continent's development. That is a key conclusion of the Africa Financial Markets Index launched today by think tank OMFIF and sponsored... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hunger in Africa, Land of PlentyKuala Lumpur — Globally, 108 million people faced food crises in 2016, compared
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Kuala Lumpur — Globally, 108 million people faced food crises in 2016, compared to about 80 million in 2015 - an increase of 35%, according to the 2017 Global Report on Food Crises. Another 123 million people were 'stressed', contributing to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sub-Saharan Africa Budget Priorities FY 2018 - U.S. Agency for International Development [Testimony]Cheryl L. Anderson, Acting Assistant Administrator for Africa, USAID Washingto
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Cheryl L. Anderson, Acting Assistant Administrator for Africa, USAID Washington, DC — Statement before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on the U.S. State Department's FY 2018 Budget request by Acting Asst. Administrator for Africa, Cheryl L.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sub-Saharan Africa Faces Challenging Economic OutlookCape Town — Sub-Saharan Africa's economies are experiencing a modest recovery,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Cape Town — Sub-Saharan Africa's economies are experiencing a modest recovery, with gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the region expected to rise to 2.4 percent in 2017 from 1.3 percent last year, according to the World Bank. "This moderate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sub-Saharan Africa's Growth Forecast Loses 'Steam'By Clara Nwachukwu and Chijioke Nelson Washington DC — The Sub-Saharan African
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
By Clara Nwachukwu and Chijioke Nelson Washington DC — The Sub-Saharan African economy would retain its growth expectations, but not at the pace earlier forecast by the World Bank Group in April.According to its latest report- Africa Pulse, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Bank Says Sub-Saharan Africa to Record Modest Recovery in 2017The World Bank has projected that Sub-Saharan Africa would record modest econom
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The World Bank has projected that Sub-Saharan Africa would record modest economic growth recovery of 2.4 per cent in 2017 after the region grew by just 1.3 per cent in 2016. In its new Africa's Pulse, a bi-annual analysis of the state of African... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Bank Notes Modest Growth Recovery in SubEconomic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is recovering at a modest pace, and is pr
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is recovering at a modest pace, and is projected to pick up to 2.4% in 2017 from 1.3% in 2016, according to the new Africa's Pulse, a bi-annual analysis of the state of African economies conducted by the World... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Swedish Firm Moves Sh253bn Malindi Power Plan to TanzaniaNairobi — A Swedish firm that wanted to construct Africa's largest wind power p
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Nairobi — A Swedish firm that wanted to construct Africa's largest wind power plant in Malindi at a cost of Sh253 billion has relocated the investment to Tanzania, citing frustration by Kenyan authorities. VR Holding AB had last year expressed... Read more
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New Kerala
Lighting Africa/Tanzania Launches New Campaign to Promote Solar Lighting and Energy - newkerala news #280044DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania: Lighting Africa, a joint World Bank-IFC program and in
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania: Lighting Africa, a joint World Bank-IFC program and innovation, today announced the launch of a two-year consumer education campaign to promote solar off-grid lighting and energy products in rural communities not connected to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Depth Analysis - Past Agreements On the Nile in View of the Law of Treaty and the CFAAddis Abeba — October 11/2017 - The use of the Nile River has for centuries bee
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Addis Abeba — October 11/2017 - The use of the Nile River has for centuries been monopolized by the lower riparian countries that claim 'historic right' over the waters. The hegemony over the Nile Waters has been under these countries, thus building... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Swedish Firm Relocates Sh5tr Wind Power Project to TanzaniaDar es Salaam — A Swedish firm has relocated a proposed Sh5.3 trillion wind pow
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Dar es Salaam — A Swedish firm has relocated a proposed Sh5.3 trillion wind power project to Tanzania from Kenya, citing frustration by Kenyan authorities. The wind farm in the Kenyan coastal town of Malindi would have been the largest in Africa,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Recovery in Sub-Saharan Africa ModestWorld Bank chief economist for Africa Albert Zeufack Dar es Salaam — Economic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
World Bank chief economist for Africa Albert Zeufack Dar es Salaam — Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is recovering at a modest pace, and is projected to pick up to 2.4 per cent in 2017 from 1.3 per cent in 2016, according to the new Africa's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Diesel Consumption Drops for First Time in 7 YearsDiesel consumption in Kenya dropped for the first time in seven years, pointing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Diesel consumption in Kenya dropped for the first time in seven years, pointing to a slowdown in an economy that uses the fuel to power industries, agricultural machinery and commercial vehicles. Industry data shows that consumption of diesel... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why East Africa's Retailers Are Struggling to Stay in BusinessDespite robust economic growth, a rising middle class and increased purchasing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Despite robust economic growth, a rising middle class and increased purchasing power, East Africa's retailers are still struggling, with two of its biggest players battling huge debts. The woes that have befallen Nakumatt Holdings and Uchumi... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Landlords Lose Out As Shops, Banks CloseThe apparent change of fortunes in East Africa's largest retailers, combined wi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The apparent change of fortunes in East Africa's largest retailers, combined with a shift by banks from brick and mortar branches has left real estate agents staring at empty malls as the anchor tenants exit. Nakumatt and Uchumi, which were once... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Elephant Hills Course Handed OverElephant Hills Golf Course will this evening be handed over to the Zimbabwe Gol
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Elephant Hills Golf Course will this evening be handed over to the Zimbabwe Golf Association, organisers of the 2017 FBC All Africa Golf tournament that tees off tomorrow morning in the resort town. The brief ceremony will also see the raising of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cgiar Wants to Build a Big Data Platform and Innovate With Start-Ups to Help Smallholder FarmersA fortnight ago CGIAR - one of the world's major agriculture research networks
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
A fortnight ago CGIAR - one of the world's major agriculture research networks - met in Cali with a wide range of partners to look at how they could use their data using AI and Big Data to drive farming improvements in continents like Africa. Part of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Forex Rules Leave Traders in a LurchTraders who rely on foreign currency are now in a lurch following government's
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Traders who rely on foreign currency are now in a lurch following government's criminalisation of the selling of cash on the parallel market. The government recently outlawed selling of foreign currency in the streets, prescribing a 10-year jail... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Campaign to Promote Solar Lighting LaunchedDar es Salaam — Lighting Africa, a joint World Bank-IFC program and innovation,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Dar es Salaam — Lighting Africa, a joint World Bank-IFC program and innovation, today announced the launch of a two-year consumer education campaign to promote solar off-grid lighting and energy products in rural communities not connected to the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Black Death' outbreak strikes Madagascar, killing 30, triggering panicSome might consider the plague a thing of the past, buried deep in medieval his
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
Some might consider the plague a thing of the past, buried deep in medieval history. But it thrives in Madagascar, where the disease is a seasonal worry. And this year, the country is experiencing what may be its deadliest outbreak in years: About... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
'Black Death' outbreak strikes Madagascar, killing 30, triggering panicA widespread outbreak of the plague has gripped Madagascar. The disease has kil
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
A widespread outbreak of the plague has gripped Madagascar. The disease has killed at least 30 people, and 194 have been infected since August, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization (WHO). Some might consider the plague... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bank to the RescueBulawayo — Leading financial institution, FBC Bank, have agreed to be the title
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Bulawayo — Leading financial institution, FBC Bank, have agreed to be the title sponsor of the 2017 All Africa Golf tournament pencilled for the Elephant Hills Golf Course next week. The financial institution on Wednesday handed over a cheque of $35... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Changing Climate Is Already Changing Us - Are We Prepared?The tragedy that comes with the change in climate that caused landslides and fl
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
The tragedy that comes with the change in climate that caused landslides and flooding recently hit Sierra Leone, one of the jewels of Africa. What can we learn from this moment of pain? Let's put things into perspective. In Sierra Leone - and across... Read more
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The Morning Call
'Black Death' outbreak strikes Madagascar, killing 30, triggering panicSome might consider the plague a thing of the past, buried deep in medieval his
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
Some might consider the plague a thing of the past, buried deep in medieval history. But it thrives in Madagascar, where the disease is a seasonal worry. And this year, the country is experiencing what may be its deadliest outbreak in years: About... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Regulator Rejects Six Applications From Telcos to List On Dar BoursePlans by telecommunications companies to list on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Plans by telecommunications companies to list on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange seem to have been derailed by the Capital Markets and Securities Authority (CMSA), which has rejected six submitted prospectuses. Tigo, Airtel, Halotel, Maxcom Africa... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Want Change In Education? Look Beyond The Usual Suspects (Like Finland)In a tiny hamlet in Tanzania, children who have never been to school, and can't
KERA North Texas / Posted 16 days ago
In a tiny hamlet in Tanzania, children who have never been to school, and can't recognize a single letter in any language, are about to start learning basic math and reading. They'll do this with the help of a cutting-edge, artificially intelligent... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Want Change In Education? Look Beyond The Usual Suspects (Like Finland)In a tiny hamlet in Tanzania, children who have never been to school, and can't
KPBS San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
In a tiny hamlet in Tanzania, children who have never been to school, and can't recognize a single letter in any language, are about to start learning basic math and reading. They'll do this with the help of a cutting-edge, artificially intelligent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
USAID Administrator Mark Green to Deliver Remarks on Engaging the Private Sector in Africa's DevelopmentInitiative for Global Development (IGD) Frontier 100 Forum USAID Administrator
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Initiative for Global Development (IGD) Frontier 100 Forum USAID Administrator Mark Green will be a speaker for the Fireside Chat. A Congressional Roundtable will focus on shaping U.S.-Africa trade and economic policy. African Development Bank and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ecobank launches mVisa across 33 African CountriesLomé, Togo, 29 September 2017 – Ecobank has partnered with Visa to launch Ecoba
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Lomé, Togo, 29 September 2017 – Ecobank has partnered with Visa to launch Ecobank Scan+Pay with mVisa solutions to their consumers. The strategic tie-up signals interoperability on a cross border level – and potentially huge gains – as it affords... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Appeal goes out for football bootsFootballers in Suffolk are being urged to donate their old boots to players res
Bury Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
Footballers in Suffolk are being urged to donate their old boots to players residing in Africa. Suffolk FA will be supporting Boots2Africa as part of the forthcoming Love Football, Live Football Week sponsored by MH Goals Ltd from October... Read more
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New Kerala
'India Playing a Leadership Role in Wildlife Management by Involving Local Communities': Dr. Harsh Vardhan - newkerala news #276200New Delhi : In an attempt to address illegal wildlife trade across 19 countries
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
New Delhi : In an attempt to address illegal wildlife trade across 19 countries of Asia and Africa, India is hosting the Global Wildlife Programme (GWP) jointly with World Bank and United Nations Development Programme. Union Minister of Environment,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Pledges to Improve Judiciary, Access to JusticeDar es Salaam — The government has pledged to continue improving the judiciary
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Dar es Salaam — The government has pledged to continue improving the judiciary and administration of justice in the country. This was said on Wednesday September 27 by Zanzibar Minister of Constitutional and Legal Affairs Haroun Suleiman Ally during... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwandan Gives Online Shopping in E. Africa, Middle East New MeaningUmutoni has hatched her entrepreneural dream. She is now anxious to nurse it to
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Umutoni has hatched her entrepreneural dream. She is now anxious to nurse it to maturity. It's a delicate balance but the young Dubai-based Rwandan is determined to live up to her dream: grow an online shopping empire serving the larger... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Armyworm to Cost Uganda Shs 720 Billion, Says ResearchUgandan farmers are set to lose 400,000 tonnes of grain worth $200m (Shs 720bn)
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Ugandan farmers are set to lose 400,000 tonnes of grain worth $200m (Shs 720bn) as a result of the fall armyworm invasion, a study has found. Makerere-based Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) researcher Paul Lakuma reported in the latest... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Set for Phase 2 of Standard Gauge Rail From Morogoro to DodomaPresident John Magufuli inspects a section of the Standard Gauge Railway projec
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
President John Magufuli inspects a section of the Standard Gauge Railway project after laying the foundation stone at Pugu Station on the outskirts of Dar es Salaam (file photo). The Tanzanian government will soon launch the second phase of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria Ranked 125th in Global Competitiveness IndexBy Omololu Ogunmade and Chima Obinna with Agency Report Despite the efforts by
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
By Omololu Ogunmade and Chima Obinna with Agency Report Despite the efforts by the federal government to make it easier for companies and individuals to do business in the country, Nigeria only managed to move up two notches to improve its ranking... Read more
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BBC News
'In school, but learning nothing'school, but learning nothing' - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation
BBC News / Posted 23 days ago
school, but learning nothing' - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Six out of 10 children and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ecobank Takes Power Of Mobile Banking To New Heights With Xpress Cash Cardless Cash Withdrawal ServiceLomé, Togo, 21 September 2017 – As the vanguard of financial inclusion, Ecobank
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Lomé, Togo, 21 September 2017 – As the vanguard of financial inclusion, Ecobank is striving to address the needs of the unbanked (and the general populace) by transforming a mobile phone into an all-in-one bank account and payment/cash withdrawal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stage Set for Countries to Renegotiate for Fair Mining DealsThe paradox of plenty is a reality for many African countries. There's an abund
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
The paradox of plenty is a reality for many African countries. There's an abundance of natural resources such as oil, gas and minerals, but there hasn't been much economic growth and development for many countries. The natural resources abundant in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyan Chief Justice Maraga in Dar es Salaam for ConferenceCentral SDA Church on September 2, 2017 after attending service. Dar es Salaam
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Central SDA Church on September 2, 2017 after attending service. Dar es Salaam — Kenyan Chief Justice David Maraga is in Tanzania for a four-day Commonwealth Magistrates and Judges Association (CMJA) Conference, which is being held at the Bank of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Land Issue at Heart of President's Desire to Retain Power'— President Yoweri Museveni's countrywide tour that he says is aimed at defusin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
— President Yoweri Museveni's countrywide tour that he says is aimed at defusing what he called "toxic" information about the Land Amendment Bill before Parliament has run into trouble with experts and opposition politicians. Edmond Owor, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Call for Closer Security Cooperation Between China and AfricaBy Nyarai Kampilipili and Tanaka Chitsa Beijing — Economic ties between Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
By Nyarai Kampilipili and Tanaka Chitsa Beijing — Economic ties between Africa and China are well documented and have grown at a faster rate than most other partnerships. Latest figures indicate that trade between the two reached the US$220 billion... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Investors wary as Tanzania moves to assert more control over mines Many of the changes were first suggested by the political opposition and have
Eye Witness News / Posted 24 days ago
Many of the changes were first suggested by the political opposition and have proved wildly popular with voters in Tanzania, where GDP per capita is still only $880. This file photo... Read more
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New Kerala
Experience is the best teacher in agribusiness, young experts say - newkerala news #274870ABERDEEN, Scotland, 25 September 2017 : When it comes to agribusiness, experien
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
ABERDEEN, Scotland, 25 September 2017 : When it comes to agribusiness, experience is the best teacher, according to young Africans who have successfully cut out profitable and society-changing business ventures in agriculture. During the African... Read more
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