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Government clears Infosys proposal to set up SEZ in BengaluruSEZs are export hubs that contribute about 23 per cent to the country's total e
Government clears Infosys proposal to set up SEZ in Bengaluru
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SEZs are export hubs that contribute about 23 per cent to the country's total exports. New Delhi: The government has approved the proposal of Infosys to set up an IT/ITeS special economic zone in Bengaluru in an area spread over 4 hectares. The... Read more
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AFDIS Shelves ExportsWINES and spirits maker, African Distillers Limited (Afdis) has shelved exports
AFDIS Shelves Exports
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
WINES and spirits maker, African Distillers Limited (Afdis) has shelved exports to regional markets after the appreciation of the United States dollar against most regional currencies crippled demand, the Financial Gazette's Companies & Markets (C&M)... Read more
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Rising Cost of Fuel, Weak Naira Assail Aviation SectorThe current scarcity and high cost of aviation fuel, coupled with the weak valu
Rising Cost of Fuel, Weak Naira Assail Aviation Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
The current scarcity and high cost of aviation fuel, coupled with the weak value of the naira have been identified as the main factors preventing the growth of the aviation sector. While fuel alone gulps half of the operating costs, other challenges... Read more
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Govt Targets Three Years for Self-Reliance in Fuel SupplyAbuja — A Three-Year target to achieve self-sufficiency in refined petroleum pr
Govt Targets Three Years for Self-Reliance in Fuel Supply
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Abuja — A Three-Year target to achieve self-sufficiency in refined petroleum products was among 34 priority projects the Federal Executive Council (FEC) formally unveiled yesterday. The priority projects were contained in a document presented‎ by... Read more
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Fund Paucity Stalls Fight Against Illegal Courier Business, Says NipostBy Adeyemi Adepetun and Bankole Orimisan Paucity of funds has been identified
Fund Paucity Stalls Fight Against Illegal Courier Business, Says Nipost
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
By Adeyemi Adepetun and Bankole Orimisan Paucity of funds has been identified has a major challenge stalling the fight against illegal courier businesses in the country. This was disclosed by the Courier Regulatory Department (CRD) of the Nigeria... Read more
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Digital Switch Over, New Dawn in TV BroadcastingThe Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the migr
Digital Switch Over, New Dawn in TV Broadcasting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the migration from analogue to digital broadcasting is a new dawn that will revolutionize television broadcasting in the entire West African sub-region. Alhaji Mohammed stated... Read more
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HPR Authorises State to Subscribe to Capital of 'Africa50 Infrastructure Fund'Tunis — The House of the People's Representatives (HPR) has adopted at a plenar
HPR Authorises State to Subscribe to Capital of 'Africa50 Infrastructure Fund'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Tunis — The House of the People's Representatives (HPR) has adopted at a plenary session on Tuesday a draft law on authorisation of the state to subscribe to the capital of the "Africa50 Infrastructure Fund". The Casablanca-based Africa50 Fund is a... Read more
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HPR Approves Saudi Loan Agreement to Fund Power Plant in MornaguiaTunis, — The House of People's Representatives (HPR) approved at a plenary sess
HPR Approves Saudi Loan Agreement to Fund Power Plant in Mornaguia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Tunis, — The House of People's Representatives (HPR) approved at a plenary session Tuesday a loan agreement signed on December 22, 2015 by Tunisia and the Saudi Fund for Development to fund the power plant project in Mornaguia. Under this agreement,... Read more
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Budget - Govt Outlines 34 Priority ProjectsThe Federal Government has set out "34 strategic priority programmes and projec
Budget - Govt Outlines 34 Priority Projects
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The Federal Government has set out "34 strategic priority programmes and projects" that it intends to achieve beginning with the 2016 budget. Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed disclosed this to reporters after a... Read more
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Infrastructural Devt As Catalyst for Economic GrowthCollaboration for better infrastructure delivery by stakeholders was the focus
Infrastructural Devt As Catalyst for Economic Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Collaboration for better infrastructure delivery by stakeholders was the focus of discussion at the first Global Infrastructure Forum jointly organised by the multilateral development banks (MDBs) in partnership with the United Nations (UN) at the... Read more
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Regulator Allows Dse to Raise Sh7.5 Billion for GrowthDar es Salaam — The Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) Plc has been allowed to
Regulator Allows Dse to Raise Sh7.5 Billion for Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Dar es Salaam — The Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) Plc has been allowed to raise Sh7.5 billion through initial public offering (IPO) after successfully completing its demutualisation process that allowed the bourse to become a shareholder-owned... Read more
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Intruders Decline At North Mara Gold MineTarime — Finally he number of invaders at North Mara Gold Mine to steal gold ha
Intruders Decline At North Mara Gold Mine
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Tarime — Finally he number of invaders at North Mara Gold Mine to steal gold has significantly decreased, according to the police. "Intruders have declined at the mine and it is not a big problem as it used to be in the past," acting Regional Police... Read more
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Arusha City Water Project for TakeoffDodoma — The government has obtained a 462.37bn/- (about 210.96 million US doll
Arusha City Water Project for Takeoff
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Dodoma — The government has obtained a 462.37bn/- (about 210.96 million US dollars) loan from the African Development Bank for improving water services in Arusha. The Deputy Minister for Water and Irrigation, Mr Isack Kamwele, said in Parliament... Read more
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TCCIA, Zanzibar Commerce Chamber Seal Partnership PactZanzibar — Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (TCCIA) and i
TCCIA, Zanzibar Commerce Chamber Seal Partnership Pact
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Zanzibar — Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (TCCIA) and its isles counterpart, Zanzibar National Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture (ZNCCIA) sealed an agreement to partner in promoting trade. The partner institutions... Read more
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This Is What Dar Must Do to IndustrialiseA Dar resident reading Tanzania Industrial Competitiveness 2015. Dar es Salaam
This Is What Dar Must Do to Industrialise
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
A Dar resident reading Tanzania Industrial Competitiveness 2015. Dar es Salaam — Tanzania should study regional, continental and global trends if it wants its industrialisation drive to succeed, the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation... Read more
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Execution of Dar Port Plan Should Be CleanThe decline in the volume of that passes through the Dar es Salaam port is worr
Execution of Dar Port Plan Should Be Clean
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
The decline in the volume of that passes through the Dar es Salaam port is worrisome. That is why we welcome the resolution by the government and key port stakeholders to draw up a plan to turnaround the facility's fortunes. Key on the agenda is the... Read more
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Govt Not Utilising N1 Trillion Pension Fund for Infrastructure - PenComThe National Pension Commission (PenCom) has disclosed that despite the availab
Govt Not Utilising N1 Trillion Pension Fund for Infrastructure - PenCom
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has disclosed that despite the availability of about N1.06 trillion for infrastructure financing, only N1.36 billion has been taken as at December 31, 2015, leaving N1.059trillion untapped. This was disclosed... Read more
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Government Reviewing Tax and Spending IncentivesCape Town — Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says government is reviewing its ta
Government Reviewing Tax and Spending Incentives
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Cape Town — Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says government is reviewing its tax and spending incentives to ensure that they are more impactful on the business sector. The Minister said this when he tabled the National Treasury's Budget Vote Speech... Read more
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Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson - Energy Dept Budget Vote 2016In the normal course of events the department's budget speech would take place
Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson - Energy Dept Budget Vote 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
In the normal course of events the department's budget speech would take place first in the National Assembly and then in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP. Due to programme logistics this year is different and I present the Department's budget... Read more
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Concrete Steps Taken to Reignite GrowthCape Town — President Jacob Zuma says government is taking concrete steps to re
Concrete Steps Taken to Reignite Growth
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Cape Town — President Jacob Zuma says government is taking concrete steps to reduce the effects of the negative global economic downturn on the local economy. The President said this when he tabled The Presidency's Budget Vote in the National... Read more
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First National Bank Opens Nineth BranchMwanza — The First National Bank (FNB) Tanzania yesterday opened a branch in Mw
First National Bank Opens Nineth Branch
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Mwanza — The First National Bank (FNB) Tanzania yesterday opened a branch in Mwanza. The head of retail business, Mr Francois Botha, said the new branch aimed at meeting the fast-growing demands of financial services in the Lake Zone. "This is a... Read more
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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation With ZimbabweOn May 2, 2016, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) co
IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation With Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
On May 2, 2016, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation1 with Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's economic difficulties have deepened. Drought, erratic rains, and increasing temperatures, have reduced... Read more
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Rotich Refers MPs to Uhuru On CBK Board Nominees ListTreasury secretary Henry Rotich has asked MPs to demand the list of nominees fo
Rotich Refers MPs to Uhuru On CBK Board Nominees List
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Treasury secretary Henry Rotich has asked MPs to demand the list of nominees for the Central Bank of Kenya board from President Uhuru Kenyatta who is the appointing authority. Mr Rotich said he has no power to submit the list of the nominees to... Read more
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Ayeni, Skye Bank Chairman Denies Link With Auctus IntegratedFollowing persistent enquires from a section of the media, The Chairman of Skye
Ayeni, Skye Bank Chairman Denies Link With Auctus Integrated
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Following persistent enquires from a section of the media, The Chairman of Skye Bank Plc and NATCOM, Dr. Olatunde Ayeni has dispelled the speculation that he has interest in an oil Company called Auctus Integrated. Auctus Integrated is one of the... Read more
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Value of New Private Buildings in Nairobi Hit Sh68.1 BillionThe value of new reported private building in Nairobi has increased by 14.5 per
Value of New Private Buildings in Nairobi Hit Sh68.1 Billion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
The value of new reported private building in Nairobi has increased by 14.5 percent in 2015 to hit Sh68.1billion compared to Sh59.5billion recorded in 2014 according to a new report by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS). The Economic... Read more
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IMF Staff Completes 2016 Article IV Mission to LiberiaEnd-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey
IMF Staff Completes 2016 Article IV Mission to Liberia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF's... Read more
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Five More Towns to Enjoy Tigo's 4G LTE ServicesDar es Salaam — Tigo announced yesterday that its Fourth Generation/Long Term E
Five More Towns to Enjoy Tigo's 4G LTE Services
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Dar es Salaam — Tigo announced yesterday that its Fourth Generation/Long Term Evolution (4G/LTE) technology will soon be available in Tabora, Musoma, Bukoba, Kigoma and Shinyanga. The company first launched the service in Dar es Salaam early last... Read more
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Ambassador Nkurunziza Presents Credentials to Turkish PresidentRwanda's Ambassador to Turkey, Williams Nkurunziza presented his Letters of Cre
Ambassador Nkurunziza Presents Credentials to Turkish President
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Rwanda's Ambassador to Turkey, Williams Nkurunziza presented his Letters of Credence to Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, on Tuesday. President Erdoğan welcomed Ambassador Nkurunziza to Turkey and wished... Read more
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Nigerian Children At Risk of Flavoured Cigarette AddictionThe recent influx of flavoured cigarettes into the Nigerian market, which are m
Nigerian Children At Risk of Flavoured Cigarette Addiction
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
The recent influx of flavoured cigarettes into the Nigerian market, which are mostly targeted at luring children, has again laid bare the country's lack of implementation of the Tobacco Act passed into law last year. When former President Goodluck... Read more
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India can grow faster if there is good monsoon: JaitleyAlready the fastest growing major economy in the world, India can grow at an ev
India can grow faster if there is good monsoon: Jaitley
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Already the fastest growing major economy in the world, India can grow at an even faster pace this year if predictions of good monsoon hold up, finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday. While the global outlook remains bleak, Jaitley said... Read more
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