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First African king to present rural development at the UN
    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/first-africa-king-take-african-rural-development-ben-omoakin
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 16:29:47 GMT

Tanzania: Kenya, Tanzania Remove Trade Restrictions
    [Citizen] Nairobi -Tanzania and Kenya have held successful talks that will see the lifting of restrictions on imports from either country.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:19:00 GMT
Zimbabwe: Come and Help Revive the Economy, Mugabe Appeals to Diasporans
    [News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Friday pleaded with his country's skilled workers living in the diaspora to return home so that they could help in reviving the southern African country's floundering economy.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:06:03 GMT
Uganda: Judges Vote to Strike if Govt Does Not Address Grievances
    [Monitor] Judicial officers at the weekend overwhelmingly resolved to strike and keep away from courts if government does not address their grievances on welfare and salaries within one month.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 05:42:47 GMT
Nigeria: 14 People Burnt to Death As Tanker Collides With Commercial Bus
    [Premium Times] No fewer than 14 persons have been reported dead in a ghastly tanker and bus collision in Ile-Ife, Osun State on Sunday.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 05:04:54 GMT
Kenya: Hong Kong Airline To Launch Luxury Flight to Nairobi
    [Nation] A Hong Kong-based airline operator plans to launch a Sh4.6 million a ticket luxury flight to Nairobi targeting Asia's super-rich keen on sampling Kenya's prime holiday destinations.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:50:39 GMT
Sierra Leone: President Koroma Receives Energy Report
    [Sierra Leone Government] The Ministry of Energy on Friday July 21 gave a detailed presentation to President Ernest Bai Koroma on the country's energy sector and the steps taken to improve it.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:15:23 GMT
Botswana: Liquor Businesses License Fees Increase
    [Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry has increased license fees for some liquor businesses which affects both new and renewal applications.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:52:46 GMT
Liberia: Senate Concurs With Lower House On U.S.$563.6 Million National Budget
    [Observer] The Liberian Senate during one its regular sittings
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:27:55 GMT
Zimbabwe: Opposition Shreds Finance Minister's Mid-Term Fiscal Review
    [New Zimbabwe] The People's Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa's immediate resignation, accusing the Zanu PF top official of admitting to mismanaging the country's economy through his midterm fiscal policy review statement last Thursday.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:38:24 GMT
Tanzania: Dodoma Ponders Ways to Attract Key Investors
    [Citizen] Dodoma -Authorities in Dodoma have a plan to hold an investment forum to discuss various opportunities in the regional as it readies to host the government.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:16:29 GMT
Uganda: Bank of Uganda-Sudhir Legal Showdown - Why the Chips Are Down
    [Monitor] Kampala -Uganda's central bank is on trial. Real estate magnet Sudhir Ruparelia is on trial. Meera Investments Limited is on trial. The Judiciary, too, is on trial.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 06:40:04 GMT
Nigeria: Foreign Reserves Hit U.S.$30.5 Billion On Rising Oil Prices
    [Leadership] Lagos -The nation's foreign reserves reached U.S.$30.5 billion last week as a result of increased global oil prices, checks by LEADERSHIP on the Central Bank of Nigeria's website have revealed.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 06:32:39 GMT
Nigeria: We're Interested in Nigeria's Oil, Gas - Britain
    [Vanguard] Britain has expressed its interest in Nigeria's oil and gas industry.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 05:37:06 GMT
Angola: Govt Pays Debt to Namibia, Shames Critics
    [Namibian] The Bank of Namibia said on Friday that Angola paid N$648 million of its debt to Namibia last week, and is expected to pay off the balance by early next year.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:45:18 GMT
Kenya: Kenyatta Commissions Airport as He Pleads for Votes
    [Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday commissioned Isiolo International Airport and urged residents to re-elect him.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:37:34 GMT
Uganda: Chinese Firms Boost Employment of Youths
    [Namibian] ENTEBBE - Simon Sewalu, with barely any experience after dropping out of school, landed a job with the Chinese who are constructing Uganda's first express way.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:36:34 GMT
South Africa: Supra Mahumapelo On Death of Four Mine Workers in Orkney
    [Govt of SA] Mahumapelo shocked by the demise of the Orkney four
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:36:32 GMT
Africa: When Young Leaders Met At Generation Democracy
    [Ilizwi263] Mantate Mlotshwa attended the Generation Democracy Youth Leaders forum held in Johannesburg South Africa - a young leaders summit, to promote and equip youths for the role of being change makers in their communities. She gives her account of the life-changing event.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:35:29 GMT
Angola: Governor Wants More Speed in Facelift Works of Caxito
    [ANGOP] Caxito -The governor of the northern Bengo province, João Bernardo de Miranda, Friday called on the technicians of the facelift works of Caxito city, within the scope of the Integrated Infrastructures Programme, so that they are fast and meet the established deadlines.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:33:22 GMT
Namibia: UAE Interested in Namibian Electricity Sector
    [Namibian] FORMER Ghanaian president John Mahama yesterday relayed United Arab Emirates' interest in investing in Namibia's electricity sector to President Hage Geingob during a visit to State House.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:24:27 GMT
Kenya: Relief as Kenya, Tanzania Agree to Lift Trade Restrictions
    [Nation] Kenya and Tanzania have held successful talks that will see the lifting of restrictions on imports from either country.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:22:51 GMT
Kenya: KRA Nets More Land Dealers Through Itax
    [Nation] The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) says capital gains tax (CGT) numbers have started looking up after a false start following its reintroduction in January 2015.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:21:00 GMT
Sudan: Bakri to Inaugurate Sudanese ICT Prize Competition Tomorrow
    [SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice-President, the National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen, Bakri Hassan Saleh is due to inaugurate, tomorrow, Monday, at the communication tower, the Sudanese prize completion for the information and communication technology sponsored by him and supervised by Dr. Tahani Abdulla Atia, the Minister of Communication and Information Technology.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:20:58 GMT
Malawi: MTL Phases Out Mobile Phone Services, Customers Feel Duped
    [Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu -Malawi Telecommunications Limited (MTL) Monday started decommissioning its mobile phone services in some parts of the country, a development which has rendered its TelMO-TN handsets and other gadgets useless.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:17:58 GMT
Rwanda: Volkswagen to Assemble Electric Cars in Rwanda
    [New Times] Rwanda Environment Management Authority has said that the plan by the German car maker 'Volkswagen' to assemble electric cars as part of the environmentally friendly model vehicles is timely since different studies have revealed that vehicles emissions have major contribution to air pollution in Rwanda especially in Kigali city.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:50:47 GMT
Nigeria: 7 Companies Plan N191 Billion Rights Issue This Year ..
    [Vanguard] Against the backdrop of economic woes which significantly impacted the Nigerian capital market in 2016 recording zero capital raise, companies quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, have begun to take opportunities occasioned by increased investors' confidence to raise fresh funds to meet operational and investment needs.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:37:47 GMT
Nigeria: Tier 2 Banks - What Prospects for Investors?
    [Vanguard] THE Nigerian stock market closed last week impressively in continuation of the long-running bullish market. But while the banking sector has been the lead driver of the market bulls it has been a mixture of steep rises for all the Tier-1 banks and sluggish recovery for some of the Tier-2 banks. The trading days ahead would be a defining period for the laggards as their performance in the second quarter 2017 (Q2'17) would speak for them. T-1 banks include the five leading institutions, namely: First Bank, Z
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:35:38 GMT
Nigeria: Display Honesty, Integrity, Ugwuanyi Tells New Traffic Cadets
    [Vanguard] Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has charged the newly recruited 200 Traffic Enforcement Bureau Cadets and their supervisors to discharge their duties with due diligence, honesty, integrity and utmost respect for the rule of law and the rights of residents of the state.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:35:04 GMT
Kenya: Tanzania Reopens Borders to Kenyan Milk, Milk Products
    [Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya and Tanzania have now lifted bans placed on products imported from both countries bringing an end to a stand-off between the two countries that was threatening to derail the East African Community cross-border trading.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:22:57 GMT
Gambia: Gambia-Senegal Energy Cooperation to Improve Power Supply
    [Govt of the Gambia] The Gambian government has taken a significant step towards improving electricity supply in the country. The Gambian and Senegalese national electricity corporations last week signed a memorandum of understanding that will strengthen energy cooperation between the two countries. Both nations already enjoy an especially close relationship since the coming to office of President Barrow in January this year.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:21:56 GMT
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